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Things to Do in Scottsdale AZ: May 2012 - 04/30/12 10:14 AM
With the Scottsdale, Arizona season officially winding down for 2012 and temperatures starting to rise, don't despair there are still plenty of things to do in and around Scottsdale. Here is a sampling of some upcoming events in Scottsdale and the surrounding areas that might be of interest. Scottsdale AZ - Upcoming Events for May 2012 May 4-5 - If you're looking for a little comedy, the famous performer Dana Carvey will be in town in early May at StandUpLive in Phoenix. May 4-25 on Friday evenings - From a musical perspective, the Desert Botanical Garden's "Music in the Garden" weekly (4 comments)
Scottsdale AZ Q1 2012 Home Sales By Type - Includes Foreclosures & Short Sales - 04/27/12 11:32 AM
Here is a look at first quarter 2012 performance for the Scottsdale Arizona single-family home market. I have broken this information into three categories based on sales type so that you can see how each of the segments is performing. Below are the three categories of home sales and their definitions: - Non-Distressed Sales - I often refer to these as "regular" sales. These are what we think of when we think of a "traditional" home sale. In this case, the buyer and seller come to terms and the home is sold without any third party approvals necessary.- Short Sales - Short (0 comments)
Desert Mountain Scottsdale AZ - First Quarter 2012 Home Sales and Real Estate Update - 04/25/12 11:17 AM
Desert Mountain is a golf lover's dream community. It features six Jack Nicklaus golf courses and six clubhouses. Even if you are not a golfer, there is plenty going to to keep you active such as the miles of trails, a fitness center and spa, a tennis and pool complex, a packed social event calendar and more. Desert Mountain is the farthest north golf community in Scottsdale and lies adjacent to the Town of Carefree and National Forest Land. Below is a chart showing first quarter 2012 home sales in Desert Mountain as well as homes currently for sale and pending home sales. (2 comments)
City Center Phoenix Market Festival - Bread, Cupcakes and Kettle Corn, Oh My! - 04/23/12 11:20 AM
Here is a Guest Post from Wendy Kendall, from Farmers' Insurance and Phoenix resident.____________________________________________________________________ On Sunday, my family and I went to City Center of City North’s final Market Festival of the season. The weather was just perfect so it was a great day to enjoy the sunshine and be outdoors at the Market Festival. They have great vendors with very healthy vegetables, salsas, Honey Bear’s BBQ you name it—but what does my family buy? Of course, bread, cupcakes and Kettle Corn. It starts off with the location. The first booth we hit was Arizona Bread Company where we sampled the (0 comments)
Where to Shop in Scottsdale AZ: The Potato Barn - Unique Home Furnishings - 04/20/12 07:05 AM
This is a guest post, courtesy of Joyce Tawes, Associate Broker, Realty ONE Group in Scottsdale, Arizona. ___________________________________ For those of you who drive the 101 on the east side in Scottsdale , I’m sure you’ve all seen the new store at Indian Bend with "Potato Barn" painted building that used to house a large electronics store. I was taken aback when I first saw “Potato Barn” painted in huge letters on the side the building facing the freeway and wondered, what in the world is the Potato Barn?? Last week I had a few extra minutes before an appointment (6 comments)
Where to Eat in Scottsdale AZ: Sol Cocina - 04/18/12 09:43 AM
A couple of weeks ago, my friends and I made plans to try Sol Cocina, the new restaurant at Scottsdale Quarter in the Kierland area. Sol Cocina was inspired by the tastes and flavors of Baja California and does not disappoint in terms of the menu items being offered. Even on an early in the week night, Sol Cocina was full. The folks at the reception desk were genuinely friendly and enthusiastic as they greeted us. Luckily, we had a reservation and were seated promptly. I had eaten a few times in the restaurant that had been there previously and was (4 comments)
Scottsdale AZ Luxury Home Market – March 2012 - 04/16/12 04:59 PM
Below are the March 2012 statistics for the Scottsdale luxury home market. This report looks at homes on the market with list prices of above $1 million and then breaks the data down into four distinct price segments for more detail. In each price band, a year's worth of data and three key pieces of information are included. They are:- Luxury homes for sale in Scottsdale- Pending home sales- Actual Scottsdale luxury homes sales - March 2012 -Scottsdale Homes Priced Between $1,000,000 - $1,499,999- Active Scottsdale Homes on the Market: Inventory was up by 5 homes at the end of March (3 comments)
Phoenix and Scottsdale AZ Luxury Condo Sales – March 2012 - 04/14/12 08:33 PM
Here are the Phoenix and Scottsdale luxury condo sales for March 2012. This report considers luxury condos as those with list prices of $1 million or above. The data is broken into the current inventory for sale, pending sales as well as actual sales. You can see the summary information as well as individual sales information for Scottsdale and Phoenix. Pending Luxury Condo Sales - By the end of March, there were three pending luxury condominium sales. All three of them were in Scottsdale and were at three different communities. - The first pending sale was found at Safari Drive in (0 comments)
Scottsdale AZ Single-Family Homes for Sale – March 2012 - 04/10/12 01:12 PM
Here are the most recent real estate sales figures for Scottsdale, Arizona for the month of March 2012. This report looks at three types of sales data. The first is the current inventory of homes for sale in Scottsdale. The second is pending home sales and the final is actual home sales activity for the month of March 2012. The most recent 12 months of data have been included so that you can see how things have been trending. The first chart below is a representation of active, pending and actual sales month-by-month over the past year. The chart below it (0 comments)
Desert Highlands Scottsdale AZ - 2012 Home Sales Performance - 04/08/12 05:19 PM
Desert Highlands is one of Scottsdale’s top private golf communities. It has been around since the early 1980’s and was developed by Lyle Anderson and features an 18-hole golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus. There are 560 homesites spread over Desert Highlands’ 850 acres. Desert Highlands is located just to the south of Pinnacle Peak and many of the homes are nestled into the foothills, affording amazing Valley views. All homeowners in Desert Highlands become members of the Desert Highlands Golf Club and can start enjoying all of the great amenities and activities right away. Here are the results for year-to-date (0 comments)
Troon North of Scottsdale AZ - 2012 Real Estate Activity - 04/04/12 06:58 PM
Troon North is home to two world-famous golf courses, The Monument and The Pinnacle. People come from all over the place to play these dynamic and visually-stunning golf courses. And nestled around the courses, you will find some of the best real estate North Scottsdale has to offer. Below you will find a real estate report for Troon North for 2012 to-date.The top chart shows the current inventory of homes for sale in Troon North. As you can see they vary in price from smaller "lock and leave" homes all the way up to expansive golf estates. The second chart takes (0 comments)
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