New Luxury Scottsdale Home for Sale

Extremely private executive retreat in North Scottsdale.  Truly a resort style backyard with incredible views. Gated Community 10,571 sqft (all on one level, except one bedroom) 6 Bedrooms / 6.5 baths Mountain Views, Sunset Views, City Light Views Incredible Quality! Watch the Virtual Tour … [Read more...]

New Construction Prices Could be Rising

If you are thinking about building a home in the near future you could be looking at rising base prices.  Here is a recent post from Micheal Orr, from the Cromford Report and ASU about lumber prices: The Commerce Department announced duties of up to 24% on softwood lumber imported from Canada. The tariffs will range from 3% to 24% on the 5 major producers and 20% on all others. 28% of all softwood used in home building in the USA is imported from Canada. This had been expected and lumber … [Read more...]

Scottsdale Open Houses 4/27 (thur) & 4/29 (sat)

Come visit two amazing North Scottsdale properties open this week.  One is a SW beauty that sits on 1.3 private acres inside the man gated community of Sincuidados.  The second offers low maintenance condo living with fabulous mountain views; located in the gated community of Pinnacle Point (acrss from the Four Seasons). Easy Condo Living or Great Lock and Leave 27000 N. Alma School Road Unit 1032, - Scottsdale 85262 Open 4/29 (Thursday) 1-4 pm SW Beauty Set on 1.3 Private … [Read more...]

New Condo Listing /Open House 27000 N. Alma School Road, Unit 1032

New to the market 27000 N. Alma School Road unit 1032, Scottsdale AZ .  This highly upgraded 2 Bedroom + office with walk-in closet (so 3rd bedroom is possible) / 3 bath condo is move in ready!  Open House Friday 2/10 from 10am - 2pm. 27000 N. Alma School Road, Unit 1032 Scottsdale AZ 85262 is directly across from the Four Seasons Resort, so you are in good company plus you have great restaurants right across the street. You will love the mountain views from this newer, built in 2015 … [Read more...]

AZ Commercial Construction Update

For those investing in commercial construction here is a quick update on Multifamily AZ Commercial Construction.  This analysis comes from Michael Orr and the Cromford Report. February 5 - December 2016 was another strong month for multi-family building permits, with a total of 1,127 units across Maricopa & Pinal counties. This brings the 12-month total to 9,645, the highest since January 2008 and well above most forecasts. The annual totals for cities with more 20 permits were: … [Read more...]

New Listing: 4 Bedroom, 3 Bath on 1.3 Acres in Sincuidados Open House

New Listing: 4 Bedroom, 3 Bath on 1.3 Acres in Sincuidados.  Come see this Southwest custom charmer this weekend at our first open house.  Open Sunday, Feb 5th 1-3:30 still leaving you plenty of time before the big game. The very private retreat, with resort backyard will sure to please even the most discerning buyer.  The custom finishes and quality construction lets you know you are in a custom home. The man gated community allows for  maximum privacy in the neighborhood plus the large … [Read more...]

5 Bedroom Luxury home in North Scottsdale – Open Sunday

  This 5 Bedroom, 4.5 bath former model home will blow you away with all of it's amenities.  Being a former Toll Brothers model home you know it has all the upgrades imaginable from custom theater house, custom flooring, amazing lighting, custom cabinetry, custom window treatment and have I mentioned the outdoor space? Stop by Sunday, December 4th and view this amazing 5 bedroom, 4.5 bath house in Cresta Norte gated neighborhood. See this 5 bedroom, 4.5 bath home at 37487 N. 102nd Street, … [Read more...]

Low Interest Rates and Bond Mutual Funds

All we've know for the last decade or so is low interest rates but are they really a good thing?  While they are great when taking out a mortgage what are they doing to your investments? During a recent conversation with my husband, who invests for a living, we were discussion bond mutual funds and the dramatic effect that will occur to these investments when interest rates start to rise. I thought the information he shared would be  helpful to others so I asked him to do a little write up … [Read more...]

Boulevard Urban Living Opens in Scottsdale

There's a new home furnishings store in town, the Boulevard Urban Living store has opened in the Kierland area of Scottsdale.  Located in the strip mall on the northwest corner of Scottsdale & Thunderbird road. The store offers a nice blend of contemporary and mid century modern style furniture.  If you're in the market for a unique dining room table make a stop into Boulevard Urban Living as they have several to choose from.  The table bases are what really make these custom pieces … [Read more...]

Check out our September Newsletter

If you love a nice quick read with great tips, then check out our September Newsletter at: Every month I offer household tips, beauty and diet information and of course something related to the home or real estate. Have a great tip or recipe you'd love to share please email me at: I hope you enjoy this issue of our September Newsletter.  If you'd like to see previous months just let me know. Enjoy! … [Read more...]