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Sun City Festival Sage Center Fitness Classes - 09/26/10 10:55 PM
Sun City Festival Sage Center Fitness Classes Maintaining health and wellness are vitally important as we baby boomers age. One of the biggest attractions to the Arizona retirement communities are the fabulous recreation facilities each has to offer. The vast majority of my clients plan on being as active as they can be so one of the first things we do when they come to town is tour the various rec centers found in Sun City Festival, Sun City Grand, Sun City West, Corte Bella, etc. In addition to all the aerobics equipment and weight resistance machines, each community has at least (0 comments)
Click on the picture above to see an enlarged copy of this map of Sun City Festival. You can zoom in to see the street names in the areas of interest. Where is Sun City Festival in comparison to Phoenix and the other west valley Arizona retirement communities? Almost due west of Sun City Grand & Arizona Traditions in Surprise Arizona. To see all of the communities mapped out click HERE. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ If you are interested in Sun City Festival homes for sale go to my website where you can search for homes (1 comments)
El Mirage Road construction connecting Bell Rd & the Loop-303 - 09/19/10 03:58 PM
El Mirage Road construction:A newly completed portion of El Mirage Road is scheduled to open at 9 a.m. Tuesday. The road will provide a continuous connection between Bell Road and Loop 303. A ceremony is being held at 11:30 a.m. Monday to celebrate the project's completion. The ceremony will be held at the intersection of El Mirage Road and Wescott Drive.Click on the picture to see an enlarged version of the Maricopa County Department of Transportation flyer regarding the ceremony along with additional information about the project. Click HEREto see todays article in the Daily News Sun regarding the ceremony and project. So what does (0 comments)
Sun City Festival golf course home for sale - Highly upgraded Jamboree model - 09/14/10 02:15 AM
Sun City Festival golf course homes for sale - Highly upgradedSun City Festival Jamboree for sale at 27247 W Potter Dr, Buckeye, AZ 85396 A highly upgraded Sun City Festival home for sale, this beautiful Jamboree model is great for entertaining. The N/S Sun City Festival Copper Canyon golf course lot is located on the 6th tee w/ beautiful mountain views as a backdrop. Some (but not all) of the features include a newly installed energy saving solar system, much desired Tuscany elevation, Cobblestone walkways & extended Cobblestone patio, 18" offset tile in all but bedrooms, 2" wood blinds, security system, gas bib (0 comments)
Sun City West real estate - popular Sun City West San Simeon home for sale!Sun City West home for sale with a pool Address: 13922 W Terra Vista Dr, Sun City West, AZ 85375Arizona Retirement Community: Sun City WestSq.Ft.: 2528List Price: $219,000MLS # 4456136
Description: Popular Sun City West 'San Simeon' for sale in an outstanding location close to shopping and Briarwood Country Club. Great curb appeal with tile roof, double door entry & private courtyard at front home, also accessed from the master bedroom. A screened in back patio overlooks the pool in a private backyard. This (0 comments)
Interest Rates: Make Hay While The Sun Shines! - 09/08/10 11:41 AM
We've gotten complacent when it comes to low interest rates. If you are in a position to buy and have the need, there has never been a better time. In addition to rates being low, housing prices are bumping along the bottom too. Don't look back and say coulda, woulda, shoulda. History shows you where the rates could be just around the corner. Does anyone else remember the 12% interest loans like I do? Thanks for the reminder Mike! Kathy Anderson Via Mike Jones (SUNSTREET MORTGAGE, LLC):
Pretty, isn't it? It won't last. The same is true with the extraordinarily low (3 comments)
Short Sale Listing "Pretenders" outed by real data - 09/08/10 11:25 AM
Short sales are tricky and time consuming. I'm re-blogging this article by Tony and Suzanne Marriott because homeowners who find themselves in a short sale position should be given the service they need... not a line of garbage. We have several agents in our office who have specialized in short sale transactions for sellers in the west valley and been successful in closing them. When talking to sellers who are in dire straights I don't begin to sell myself as an expert, I refer the listing over to someone who knows what to do. Be careful who you hire to list (0 comments)
HAFA ~ What Is It, & How Can It Help You? - 09/08/10 11:10 AM
Thank you to Mike Jones and Nancy Keith for providing this great info on HAFA. If you are looking to buy or sell Sun City Grand real estate or homes in Sun City Festival, Sun City West, Corte Bella or Arizona Traditions, please call or email me. Kathy Anderson Via Mike Jones (SUNSTREET MORTGAGE, LLC): HAFA ~ What is it, and how can it help you? One in seven mortgages in the United States is not being paid. Yours may be one of them. If so, you need a REALTOR who understands HAFA. The Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternative (HAFA) is a government program (2 comments)
Sun City Grand open house - Cholla floor plan with beautiful viewOpen Saturday, September 11, 2010 - from 9:00 a.m. to noon (see map below) Address: 18243 N Sterling Dr, Surprise, AZ 85374Sq.Ft.: 1934List Price: $265,000MLS # 4413385
Description: Enjoy mountain & golf course views from the front courtyard of this beautiful Sun City Grand real estate. Located on an oversized cul-de-sac lot this "Cholla" floor plan features tile in all but bedrooms & den. The kitchen features newly installed granite counter tops w/ tile backsplash and breakfast bar, new Maytag dishwasher, center island, breakfast (1 comments)
You're right! Home staging doesn't help sell homes!!! - 09/05/10 07:16 PM
Here are some great before and after pictures from Janice Sutton on just how big of a difference staging a vacant home can make. In this market we deal with many vacant homes. It has been proven over and over, the homes that are staged sell faster than those that haven't been. Via Janice Sutton - Temecula Murrieta Home Stager - Home Staging (1st Stage Property Transformations ): NOT! :) Ok so have you ever heard that Home Staging Doesn't Help Sell Homes or perhaps maybe you have said Home Staging will not work for my properties. Well, to be honest, after over (6 comments)
Do you Want YOUR House to SIT on the Market....Or SELL?? - 09/05/10 07:11 PM
This is a great visual graph of the facts we realtors know but our sellers may not want to hear. A little work can make a big difference in this market. Via Kathy Burke-Sensational Home Staging-Danville (Sensational Home Staging & Design): Do you want your Home to Sit on the Market....OR Sell?? Of course you want it to SELL!! This is an excellent and short video that provides a great summary on what will sell your home: Price & Presentation! How to make BOTH work for you!!
Let's Make it "Sensational" together...premier home stager for Danville, San Ramon, Walnut Creek and all of (3 comments)
Sun City Festival golf course homes for sale - Jamboree on the 6th tee box! Address: 27247 W Potter Dr, Buckeye, AZ 85396Arizona Retirement Community: Sun City FestivalSq.Ft.: 1819List Price: $359,000MLS # 4453979
Description: This gorgeous, highly upgraded Sun City Festival Jamboree for sale on the golf course could be yours... furniture and all. The N/S golf course lot is located on the 6th tee w/ beautiful mountain views as a backdrop. Some (but not all) of the features include an energy saving solar system, much desired Tuscany elevation, Cobblestone walkways & extended patio, 18'' offset tile (3 comments)
Sun City Grand La Solana condos for sale - 09/03/10 09:32 AM
Sun City Grand La Solana condos for sale Yes... there ARE condos for sale in Sun City Grand. And boy have the prices tumbled in the last 5 years... more so than the single family homes for sale in Sun City Grand. In a tough real estate market condominium sales seem to suffer more than single family home sales and this has been true in this Del Webb retirement community as well.Single family home sales in Sun City Grandhave remained pretty healthy through this tough market but as the prices have come down, people who might normally have considered a La Solana condo are now looking (2 comments)
Sun City Festival Virtual Tour - 09/03/10 07:51 AM
Sun City Festival virtual tour Click on the picture below to see a virtual tour of this beautiful Del Webb community.
Many of my clients are drawn to this community... primarily because it is NEW. Home features like granite counter tops, varigated height cabinets with crown molding, solar energy options, etc. have great appeal. The difference is in the details and this community has what many baby boomers are looking for. Sun City Festival is not for everyone as it is located about 14 miles from Surprise Arizona and all the shopping/retail Surprise has to offer. What doesn't work for (0 comments)
Picture break... I was out in Sun City Festival yesterday taking pictures of my two new listings when I came across this gorgeous display of color. Even though Bougainvillea can be quite messy I will always make room for them in my landscape. Anyway... back to business. There were 27 homes that closed escrow in August in Sun City Grand. 4 were golf course homes, one was a La Solana condo, two were foreclosures and one was a short sale. There is also a Hacienda that sold soooo far below (0 comments)
With our fabulous Arizona fall, winter and spring weather, great attention is given to expanding our outdoor living spaces. This is especially true for recent transplants from the dark, damp and dreary northern regions. I know it was for my husband and I. We couldn't get enough of the blue sky and sunshine. Every morning I'd take my cup of coffee out to the back patio and plan out my patio and landscape. The great thing about living in the Arizona 45+ & 55+ resort retirement communities is that there (5 comments)
If you are in the market to buy or sell Sun City Grand real estate, please call me or visit my website where you will find a virtual tour of Sun City Grand and Sun City Grand floor plans for the different models. You can also easily search for Sun City Grand homes with the features you want such as... Sun City Grand homes with a 3 car garage, Sun City Grand homes with a casita or guest house, Sun City Grand homes with 3 bedrooms, Sun City Grand foreclosures (0 comments)
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