arizona homes and land: Reduce Moving Expenses To Your Next Home - 06/06/18 06:00 PM
Are you getting ready to move to Arizona this Summer from California like everyone else it seems, making Maricopa County (Phoenix and Scottsdale) the fastest growing county in the US? 
Save money on your family move with these tips as you prepare for your move to Arizona or anywhere else.
 
From selling your current home to settling into a new one, moving is a stressful, time-consuming, and costly process. Many people try to save money on their moves by invoking the help of friends and family, or simply trying to handle the packing and relocation of their belongings by themselves. However, regardless of … (1 comments)

arizona homes and land: Latest Pool Homes For Sale in Scottsdale AZ - 06/05/18 09:32 AM
A pool home resting serenely under blue skies in Scottsdale Arizona. What could be better? Here are the latest Pool Homes currently for sale in Scottsdale and updated daily.
Scottsdale, Arizona is one of the top 10 cities to live in the US! Here are Scottsdale Pool Homes For Sale with pictures, prices and maps on full size page.
 
                                                             Pool homes for sale in Scottsdale
 

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arizona homes and land: Some Western Lore- Visiting Arizona - 06/02/18 08:22 AM
Visiting Arizona this year? Here is some Western Lore to tell the family while driving to the Grand Canyon.
 
Where did the cowboy term "Ten Gallon Hat" come from? Hint: The American western cowboys and Mexican vaqueros spoke different languages but borrowed and changed common words used on the range. 
 
Remember Hoss Cartwright on the old western TV show Bonanza? He always had that giant Ten Gallon Hat or something close to it.
                                          Hoss Cartwright, Pa and Little Joe characters on Bonanza
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arizona homes and land: Things To Do in Arizona July 2018: Fireworks & High Country - 06/01/18 02:01 AM
Things to Do in Arizona throughout the state during July 2018 and all year round.  The link provided here is dynamic and updated daily through the year. Check in often for the latest updates from the best sources in Arizona. From many Fourth of July firework shows in Phoenix and the State and festivals, fishing and hiking in the cooler high country areas of the State, they are right here and always up to date. For just a sampling o the things happening around Arizona check the following list and the dynamic links that follow the list.                     … (0 comments)

arizona homes and land: Visiting Fort Whipple: Traveling Arizona - 05/31/18 07:56 AM
Memorial Day is the Start of Summer Vacation SeasonIt is time to get out and explore ArizonaMemorial Day or Decoration Day is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering the people who died while serving in the country's armed forces. The holiday, which is currently observed every year on the last Monday of May, was held on May 28, 2018. The holiday was held on May 30 from 1868 to 1970. It marks the unofficial start of the Summer vacation season, while Labor Day marks its end...Wikepedia
Getting out and seeing our great state, Jeff Masich at the original Camp Whipple, later Fort … (1 comments)

arizona homes and land: Scottsdale Homes For Sale- Islands At McCormick Ranch - 05/30/18 08:40 PM
The Islands at McCormick Ranch are characterized by custom built homes in the heart of McCormick Ranch which is very desirable and one of the first mult builder property owner associations in the US adjacent to Gainey Ranch and Paradise Valley. This area is surrounded by resort hotels, fine dining, art galleries, golf courses and the famous Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall and other shopping. To see homes for sale The Islands At McCormick Ranch and close by check here for pictures, prices, details and map locations. Some homes are on waterfront lots.
Here are all Scottsdale waterfront homes for sale including The Islands At McCormick Ranch and other … (0 comments)

arizona homes and land: Latest homes on market in Scottsdale Arizona - 05/29/18 09:06 AM
Here are the latest single family homes for sale in Scottsdale, Arizona one of the best cities to live in the US. Yes, homes are more expensive, but there is a reason. Let me explain.
 Scottsdale, Arizona single family detached water front home I sold at The Islands on Mccormick Ranch
 
          Detached homes for sale in Scottsdale (link for full page view) with pictures, prices and maps.
 
Are you looking for a new place to call home? Relax at your own Scottsdale home with the great Arizona weather, restaurants, golf courses and shopping nearby. Ask about  Scottsdale waterfront homes or Scottsdale golf course homes for sale

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arizona homes and land: USS Arizona Memorial in Tucson: Traveling Arizona - 05/21/18 11:46 AM
Taking a day trip to Tucon Arizona from Phoenix and Scottsdale provides opportunities to see some interesting sites and sights as follows:
1. USS Arizona memorial at the University of Arizona, Tucson
2. Sabino Canyon and a series of brooks, ponds and small water falls and a picnic
3. Old Tucson
4. Catalina State Park- Very popular and scenic
5. Mountain Lemon- hike in the pine trees
6. Saguaro National Park West- a very scenic drive
7. Tohono Chul Botanical Gardens and Bistro
8. Colossal Cave: SE of Tucson in Vail, AZ, see cave and ranch
9. Fort Lowell: formerly Camp Lowell during the Civil War
10. Pusch Peak: Hike Pusch Peak … (0 comments)

arizona homes and land: What's Up in Real Estate for May 2018?...Dollar Store Sizzle! - 05/20/18 10:06 AM
What is up and the latest news in the US real estate market for May, 2018? Check here for the always updated topics and full stories that real estate experts are talking about. See the latest information on real estate issues. For example, Backyard Bargains: 7 Dollar-Store Decor Items to Make Your Outdoor Space Sizzle .
 
               What is up with the future of housing in the US and other real estate industry news ?
 
Top Headlines this Week from Real Estate News from Realtor.com
 
Top 10 Affordable Small Towns That Are Fun, Too 
Live Like a Rock Star in These 5 Houses With  Recording Studios
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arizona homes and land: Granite Dells Watson Lake Prescott: Traveling Arizona - 05/19/18 09:32 AM
The Granite Dells at Watson Lake in Prescott is an out of this world experience. The Granite Dells are ancient rock outcroppings that characterize the area combined with the Watson Lake Dam make a nice contrast to a place that is rather uncommon in topography and very beautiful.
I traveled to the Granite Dells at Watson Lake this week for a respite from Scottsdale and some nature
 
"The Granite Dells is a geological feature north of Prescott, Arizona. The Dells consist of exposed bedrock and large boulders of granite that have eroded into an unusual lumpy, rippled appearance. Watson Lake and Willow Lake are small … (0 comments)

arizona homes and land: 55+ Age Active Lifestyle Homes For Sale Phoenix Metro - 05/18/18 02:10 PM
Think young and live long in a 55+ age restricted active lifestyle community in the Phoenix Arizona metro area. Read on...
Do you feel too young to live in a 55+ age community like the Canta Mia gated community in Goodyear, Arizona? Do your friends tell you that you look younger than your age. Don't rule out some of our active lifestyle  Senior Living 55+ communities in the Phoenix Arizona metro area.
 
Age restricted neighborhoods detached homes for sale in Phoenx metro MLS with pictures, prices, details map locations and more in a full page format. For, the largest metro area … (0 comments)

arizona homes and land: Skull Valley: Traveling in Arizona - 05/17/18 09:10 AM
Skull Valley, Arizona is not as scary as the name might sound. Skull Valley is a smaller little little town about 12 miles west of Prescott (former territorial capital). It is characterized by nice homes and ranches with acreage in a moderate temperature cooler than Phoenix.
 
Traveling around the state, after leaving the Granite Mountain Wildnerness in the Prescott National Forest, I arrived in Skull Valley and  I took these pictures.
                                                         Skull Valley Arizona General … (2 comments)

arizona homes and land: Phoenix AZ Homes For Sale Bordering Scottsdale - 05/16/18 08:15 PM
There are some great homes for sale in East Phoenix just south of Camelback Mountain and bordering Scottsdale Arizona. Many of these homes for sale are in the Arcadia area of Phoenix south of Camelback Mountain.
                            The area of Phoenix just west of Scottsdale has some great homes for sale.
 
Looking to move to Southeast Phoenix, Arizona next to Scottsdale? Southeast Phoenix is immediately west of Scottsdale, north of Tempe, south of Camelback Mountain and Paradise Valley and east of the 51 freeway. Many of the homes … (1 comments)

arizona homes and land: Latest Scottsdale Arizona Pool Homes For Sale - 05/14/18 12:57 PM
A pool home resting serenely under blue skies in Scottsdale Arizona. What could be better? Here are the latest Pool Homes currently for sale in Scottsdale and updated daily.
Scottsdale, Arizona is one of the top 10 cities to live in the US! Here are Scottsdale Pool Homes For Sale with pictures, prices and maps on full size page.
 
                                 Pool homes for sale in Scottsdale
 

                                 Homes for sale with a … (0 comments)

arizona homes and land: Paradise Valley Arizona "Starter" Homes For Sale - 05/10/18 07:40 AM
Paradise Valley has the most expensive homes in Arizona, most with 1+ acre lots, nestled from Camelback Mountain to the north immediately west of Scottsdale.  From these most expensive homes, here are the "Starter" homes or least expensive bargain homes for sale in Paradise Valley with prices, pictures and map locations. What is not to like? Well, these "starter" or bargain homes in Paradise Valley may be much more expensive than other neighborhoods in Phoenix, but this is what it takes to get your foot into Arizona's most expensive town. As you may know buyers are remodeling these older custom homes into larger impressive estates. Want … (2 comments)

arizona homes and land: Latest updates on Free Home Buyer Grants Phoenix Metro - 05/09/18 02:50 PM
Yes, free home buyer grants are still available in the Phoenix metro area of Maricopa County. The Home in Five Advantage free grant program has been very popular and is still providing grants to home buyers with at least a 640 credit score but otherwise do not have sufficient cash for the down payment and/or closing costs.
             See a home buyer testimonial on how the free grant worked for him
 
A 3% free grant of the loan amount is available for down payment and/or closing costs. Veterans, first responders and teachers and certain others have recently been added to … (1 comments)

arizona homes and land: Latest Homes For Sale Scottsdale's McDowell Mtn Ranch - 05/08/18 07:25 AM
Dreaming of moving to Scottsdale? McDowell Mountain Ranch is the place to buy a great family home. Here are the latest and always up to date homes for sale in the very popular Scottsdale favorite McDowell Mountain Ranch. Read on.
McDowell Mountain Ranch Homes For Sale are some of the most popular in Scottsdale. The McDowell Mountain Golf Club has been voted as one of the best public courses in Arizona. Scottsdale has been voted as one of the top places in the US to raise a family. Scottsdale also has been voted as one of the safest cities, foodie cities and golf destination … (0 comments)

arizona homes and land: YO! Homes For Sale in Arizona with MAN CAVE - 05/05/18 10:56 AM
Bring out your inner Cave Man with Man Cave homes for sale in Arizona. Read on...
Do you need a home with a large workshop, barn or even a hangar in Arizona? Here are Homes with hangar or large workship for sale in Arizona on the MLS with pictures, prices, details map locations and more in a full page format. Here are homes for sale in Arizona with an RV garage or large workshop.
 

 Well a Boeing 747 in your 3 car garage? No, this is a garage door mural, but we do have homes with hangars at airports for sale in … (2 comments)

arizona homes and land: Townhomes and Condos For Sale in Scottsdale AZ - 05/04/18 05:23 PM
Scottsdale Arizona has been voted as one of the best places to  live in the US. Although more expensive to live and buy a home than other cities in Arizona, a Condo, Townhome, Patio Home For Sale in Scottsdale, Arizona is oten a less expensive way to go.  Check here for pictures, prices and details.
 
There are condos for sale less than $70,000 and luxury units for $200,000+. 
 
                   Scottsdale has many condos reasonably priced within walking distance of Old Town
 
         List of Scottsdale Condos, Townhomes Patio Homes for Sale (use link for full page view)
 
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arizona homes and land: Magic Real Estate Words - 05/03/18 08:54 AM
"Magic" real estate descriptions and what are they? Read on....
                            Majestic Home...how about "Come home to your own Palace!"
 
Certain words add magic and charm to a home desription in the MLS or on a brochure.
 
A dream home? Well beautiful dreams are in the eye of the beholder. Take a look at some of the more popular real estate key word descriptions used by Realtors.
Dream home Majestic home Circle Driveway Breathtaking Views Astonishing Value Chefs Kitchen Motivated Seller Mountain Views Move in Ready! Dramatic … (1 comments)

 
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Scottsdale, AZ

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