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Things To Do In Scottsdale AZ: Visit the Old Town Scottsdale Farmers' Market - 01/28/11 11:27 PM
Looking for something to do on weekends in Scottsdale, Arizona? Why not spend Saturday morning at the Old Town Scottsdale Farmers' Market? Every Saturday (except for posted major holidays,) from 8:30AM to 1PM, the market is in full swing. Vendors from all over the area, many with locally sourced products, man their booths. On our last visit, we had the opportunity to chat with a few of the vendors. I wish we had had the time to meet some more of them since there were so many great purveyors in attendance, but we will work on that the next time we go. In (5 comments)
Scottsdale AZ Luxury Golf Community Home Sales for 2010 - 01/27/11 12:41 AM
Here is an overview of the top luxury Scottsdale AZ Golf Communities and Scottsdale Golf Homes for Sale. While the majority of these golf communities are located in North Scottsdale, like Desert Mountain, Silverleaf, Whisper Rock and Estancia, there are also other excellent golf communities in other towns like The Boulders in Carefree and Rancho Manana in Cave Creek to name a few. This first chart shows each of the Scottsdale area luxury golf communities. It breaks out the number of homes for sale as of January 1, 2011 and the average asking price at that time. It also provides detail on the lowest (0 comments)
Phoenix and Scottsdale Luxury Condo Market - 2010 Sales Results - 01/24/11 11:16 PM
Here is an overview of the luxury condo market in Scottsdale and Phoenix for 2010. The year started off strong with sales averaging a little over 2 per month. However, in the second half of the year, sales activity stalled. Although, we did see the highest priced condo sale of the year in December. Scottsdale and Phoenix Luxury Condo Market Statistics - 2010Here are the results for both cities for the year. Things started off strong with 82% of the sales happening in the first two quarters. As the year went on, sales activity dropped sharply. However, the most expensive condo sale for (0 comments)
True Food Kitchen Scottsdale and Phoenix AZ - Cooking Smarter for Health and Happiness - 01/21/11 12:14 AM
True Food Kitchen is a popular local restaurant with locations in Scottsdale and Phoenix, Arizona. It hit the ground running about two years ago in the Biltmore Fashion Park in Phoenix and has not slowed down since. True Food Kitchen's success is based on its philosophy of fresh, healthy, satisfying food that tastes good. Most of the items used are sourced locally and are organic. The menu changes frequently as new items come into season and others cycle out. True Food Kitchen works closely with Dr. Andrew Weil and the tenets of his Food Pyramid. The best part of eating here is that (2 comments)
Phoenix and Scottsdale AZ Luxury Condo Sales – December 2010 - 01/17/11 01:57 PM
Here are the results for December 2010 for the Phoenix and Scottsdale luxury condo market. In this analysis, I define the luxury condominium market as condos for sale with an asking price of $1 million or more. December was a decent month for the Scottsdale and Phoenix area luxury condo market. By the end of the month, we had the highest-priced condo sale of the year as well as another luxury condo in pending status. December's luxury condo sale was in Phoenix, in the elegant community of Two Biltmore Estates. This unit had three bedrooms, three and one-half bathrooms, 3,960 square feet and phenomenal views (0 comments)
Scottsdale AZ Single-Family Luxury Home Market – December 2010 - 01/14/11 11:53 PM
Here are the figures for December 2010 on the luxury home market in Scottsdale, Arizona. This is a monthly report that looks at luxury homes sales activity in Scottsdale where the homes have asking prices over $1 million. The last 12 months of resale data are included in this analysis. - December 2010 - Scottsdale Homes Priced Between $1,000,000 - $1,499,999- Active Scottsdale Homes on the Market: At the end of December, there were 269 homes for sale in this price point. This was down slightly over November and is tracking behind the 12 month average of 307.- Pending Scottsdale Home Sales: Seventeen homes were pending at the end of the month. (0 comments)
Scottsdale AZ Single-Family Homes for Sale – December 2010 - 01/12/11 05:40 PM
Here are the figures for December 2010's Scottsdale AZ Home Sales. This analysis covers all of 2010 home sales activity in Scottsdale on a monthly basis. You can also see the month-over-month changes and the monthly sales price to list price ratio. Scottsdale single-family resale homes are the focus of this report.
December 2010 Highlights for Scottsdale AZ Homes for Sale: Active Scottsdale Homes for Sale: Inventory of homes on the market dropped off at the end of the month to 2,585, below the 12 month average of 2,719. This is not a huge surprise as many listing contracts have December (0 comments)
What To Do in Scottsdale AZ: Pamper Yourself at Primp and Blow - 01/10/11 11:11 PM
Just recently, Primp and Blow opened in Scottsdale's Hayden Peak Crossing in Grayhawk. Primp and Blow is a Blow Dry Bar which pretty much means what it sounds like. In the course of about 30 minutes, you can go into Primp and Blow, get your hair shampooed and the stylists will blow out your hair in the style you request. There is no hair cutting and there are no color treatments - simply hair styling. Additional services offered by Primp and Blow include up-do's, makeup application, hair therapy treatments and eyelash application. For the gentlemen, there is a Men's Package that includes a (3 comments)
Desert Mountain in Scottsdale is Now Owned By the Members - 01/07/11 11:59 PM
Desert Mountain Scottsdale's Membership Buyout Complete - New Pricing and Terms Effective January 1, 2011. When Desert Mountain was developed over 20 years ago in Scottsdale, Arizona, it was always scheduled to be taken over by the membership at a future determined date. That time has now arrived and the buyout was enthusiastically accepted throughout the community of current members of the Club. To assist in the transition, the Desert Mountain membership elected an Advisory Board that has been in place for a number of years and has worked continuously with the Developer and subsequent owners to insure the membership would be treated fairly during the (0 comments)
Where to Eat in Scottsdale AZ: Rare Earth Pizza & Wine Bar - 01/05/11 05:11 PM
Tucked into Scottsdale's Troon neighborhood is a little gem called Rare Earth Pizza & Wine Bar. It occupies a second-floor location just south of the intersection at Dynamite and Alma School. Rare Earth has a great front patio to enjoy the Troon and Pinnacle Peak area. Inside, you will find an open area comprised of a bar with seating, a couple of comfortable sitting areas as well as traditional dining room seating. Art from featured local artists is displayed prominently. Often, there is live music to entertain diners. Rare Earth's menu includes a choice of several appetizers, salads, sandwiched and their signature handmade (4 comments)
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