Residential

Christopher Todd Communities Offers Alternative to Home Ownership

Via azbigmedia.com Christopher Todd Communities, a new Arizona-based developer of private single-family, luxury rental homes, has kicked off the company’s first innovative “horizontal” rental community located at the southwest corner of Greenway Road and Litchfield Drive in Surprise, Arizona.   Horizontal rental living is a new trend, now seen only in a few other markets. Unlike the typical vertical apartment complexes that are two or more stories, horizontal communities are single

Via miamiherald.com Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has vetoed legislation barring homeowner association members from combining their voting rights to choose a single board member. The legislation vetoed Friday by the Republican governor passed the GOP-controlled House and Senate unanimously. House Bill 2321 was sponsored by Democratic Rep. Ken Clark of Phoenix and Republican Rep. Mark Finchem of Tucson. It barred cumulative voting, where a property owner combines their available votes

Pioneer Title Agency Opens in Pima County

Via azbigmedia.com Pioneer Title Agency, a family owned business that is today the largest title agency statewide, is pleased to announce its formal expansion into Pima County with the purchase of Metro Title Agency of Arizona. Through the purchase, Metro Title Agency’s four branches in Pima County, including its corporate headquarters at 2502 E. River Road; Northwest branch located at 3450 E. Sunrise Drive; Southwest branch located at 301 W.

Master-planned Community to Support Phoenix's Westward Expansion

Via azbigmedia.com Phoenix’s West Valley is on the rise. In fact, 52-percent of the Phoenix area’s future growth is expected to occur in the West Valley, according to the Greater Phoenix Economic Council. A taste of what that growth may look like can be seen today in the City of Buckeye where a successful master-planned community is spurring the development of a nearby commercial district, creating tremendous growth potential for

Navajo Housing Authority Unable to Account for $1B Funding

Via usatoday.com A Navajo Nation housing agency that has struggled for years to provide dwellings for tribal members, and was the subject of a recent Arizona Republic investigation, is under scrutiny again by the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development. HUD officials, including a deputy administrator and federal grants specialists, visited the reservation for a week in March after sending a letter to Navajo Housing Authority officials seeking information

Closets by Design Opens in Phoenix

Closets by Design, a closet organizing and storage remodeling company, will open a new Phoenix location under the ownership of industry veteran Gil Santos. Via azbigmedia.com Utilizing a customized process of designing, building and installing closets, garage cabinets, home offices and additional home organization systems, Closets by Design of the greater Phoenix area will be opening in March of 2017 at 2093 E Magnolia St. to provide local homeowners with solutions to all of their organizational

Frank Lloyd Wright in Cave Creek

A new 1,000-acre community going up in Cave Creek’s desert has many Frank Lloyd Wright influences. Via azcentral.com Frank Lloyd Wright’s impact on Arizona architecture goes on. A community going up on one of the last big developable parcels of land in Cave Creek has his influence all over it. The 1,000-acre Cahava Springs will have 230 homes on its rolling desert hills topped with saguaros, so almost 80 percent of

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With realty programming serving as such a huge portion of what television watching consists of today, DeLex Realty in Phoenix is debuting its own reality television show — designed to help homebuyers find their perfect home. Via azbigmedia.com “Last Home Standing,” a new show airing on Cox 7, gives viewers an in-depth look at buyers making the final decision between two homes — with two experienced Realtors vigorously debating why

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“You can never have too much of a good thing,” or so the saying goes.  But that’s not true when it comes to residential real estate in Metro Phoenix. Via azbigmedia.com “Arizona continues to have a shortage of listing inventory, especially less than $300,000,” says Trudy Moore, designated broker at HomeSmart. “First-time home buyers make up a large sector of the market and there are just not enough listings to

Pinal County Mortgage

Getting a mortgage can be a stressful time, but according to a recent study, it can be a little less stressful if you are in the right location. Via ktar.com In Arizona, that location is Pinal County, according to SmartAsset. SmartAsset released its third annual study on the best places to get a mortgage in the nation, ranking Pinal County as the best place in the state to do so.