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Dec. 30, 2022

Reserve at Red Rock by Blandford Homes

 

Experience the beauty and prestige of Northeast Mesa at Reserve at Red Rock, a new master-planned gated community by Blandford Homes. Located in the Red Mountain area, this resort-style community is designed with an appreciation for the natural character of the area. Features include two gated entrances, open space areas, interconnecting trails, three parks, a clubhouse with a pool and fitness center, sports courts, pickleball courts, event lawn, pavilions, and children's play areas.

 

The Reserve at Red Rock offers a variety of home plans, presented in three collections of single-level and two-story residences ranging from 1,700 to over 4,200 square feet. Choose from architectural styles such as Modern Farmhouse, Bungalow, Country French, Italian Cottage, Rural Mediterranean, Andalusian, Vintage, and Spanish Mission, and select from over twenty exterior color palettes.

 

Conveniently located near the Red Mountain Freeway, top-rated Mesa Public Schools, shopping, and fine dining, Reserve at Red Rock is also close to Usery Mountain Regional Park, Salt River Recreation, and Saguaro Lake for outdoor activities like hiking, boating, and paddleboarding. Enjoy the best of both worlds at Reserve at Red Rock.

Posted in New Construction
Dec. 30, 2022

Before You Buy a New Construction Home, Consider These Pros and Cons

When it comes to buying a home, one option to consider is a new construction home. While there are certainly some advantages to this choice, there are also some drawbacks to keep in mind. Here is a closer look at the pros and cons of buying a new construction home:

 

Pros:

 

  • Customization Options: One of the the biggest advantages of buying a new construction home is the ability to customize it to your own preferences. Many new homes allow you to choose your own finishes, colors, and fixtures, which can be a great way to make the home feel like your own.
  • Energy efficiency: New construction homes are often built with energy efficiency in mind, which can help you save money on energy costs and reduce your carbon footprint. New homes often come with modern features and appliances that can be more energy efficient and convenient than older homes.
  • No need for renovations: When you buy a new home, you don't have to worry about making any renovations or repairs, as everything is brand new.

 

Cons:

  • Higher cost: One of the biggest drawbacks of buying a new construction home is the higher cost. New construction homes can be more expensive than older homes, as you are paying for all the new materials and finishes.
  • Potential delays: There is always the risk of construction delays with new homes, which can be frustrating if you are trying to move on a specific timeline.
  • Limited options: Depending on the location, there may be limited options for new construction homes, which can make it more difficult to find the perfect home.

 

As you can see there are both pros and cons to consider when it comes to buying a new construction home. It's important to weigh the benefits and drawbacks carefully and to do your research before making a decision. Ultimately the right choice for you will depend on your individual needs and preferences. 

Posted in New Construction
Dec. 28, 2022

Storyrock by Taylor Morrison

Discover the Storyrock Capstone Collection, Taylor Morrison's new community in North Scottsdale, AZ, located in the McDowell Sonoran Preserve near Ranch Gate Road and 128th Street. This premier location offers easy access to country club golfing, upscale shopping, and fine dining. Enjoy a wide range of nearby recreational activities, including the Tom's Thumb Trailhead, Market Street, Kierland Commons, Sloan Park, and Old Town Scottsdale. The Capstone collection features 2 single-story floor plans ranging from 4,082 to 4,333 sq. ft., with 4 to 7 bedrooms, 4.5 to 6.5 bathrooms, and 4 to 6-car garages. These beautifully crafted floor plans offer a variety of structural and design options to suit your needs. Experience the beauty and convenience of living in prestigious North Scottsdale at the Storyrock Capstone Collection.

 

Check out the tours I did of homes in that community. Reach out if you’d like to take a tour 480-252-3608.

Posted in New Construction
Dec. 28, 2022

Storyrock by David Weekley Homes

David Weekley Homes is now selling in the new phase of Storyrock, a gated community in North Scottsdale, AZ surrounded by the McDowell Sonoran Preserve. Choose from 39 homesites with award-winning floor plans starting in the low $1.7 millions. These homes feature modern desert exteriors, elegant luxury upgrades, and stunning 360⁰ mountain views. The David Weekley Homes team is dedicated to providing excellent service and attention to detail throughout the home building process. In Storyrock, residents have access to the McDowell Sonoran Preserve's 150+ miles of trails, including the Tom's Thumb trailhead, as well as the nearby McDowell Mountain Regional Park with playgrounds, campgrounds, and multi-use trails for hiking, biking, rock climbing, and horseback riding. There are also over a dozen lakes within driving distance and convenient shopping at Scottsdale Quarter, Kierland Commons, and downtown Cave Creek.

 

Check out this tour I did of The Javelina Model by David Weekley Homes in Storyrock

Posted in New Construction
Dec. 13, 2022

Eastmark Voyage by David Weekley Homes

Looking for a new home in a family-friendly community? Look no further than Eastmark Voyage by David Weekley Homes! With seven award-winning floor plans to choose from, situated on 70-foot homesites, Eastmark Voyage offers the best in design, choice, and service. Plus, with its community center, pool, splash pad, event pavilion, dog park, and over 25 parks, Eastmark Voyage is the perfect place to relax and unwind. And with its proximity to schools, the airport, and SR 202, as well as its close proximity to shopping, dining, and entertainment, Eastmark Voyage is the perfect place to call home.

 

Call me today to set up your tour 480-252-3608

 

Posted in New Construction
Dec. 13, 2022

Whitewing at Whisper Ranch by Toll Brothers

Looking for a gated neighborhood with plenty of space and amenities? Look no further than Whitewing at Whisper Ranch! With 128 nearly half-acre home sites and seven single-level home designs, all featuring award-winning architecture, Whitewing offers the best in upscale living. Don't miss out on the opportunity to live in style at Whitewing

 

Whitewing at Whisper Ranch is a luxury community like no other. With a one-of-a-kind collection of estate-sized homes ranging from 3,464 to 4,898 square feet, Whitewing offers the best in upscale living. Plus, with its convenient location near shopping, dining, and recreational activities, Whitewing is the perfect place to call home. And with its community clubhouse, outdoor fire pit, dog park, bocce court, and playground, Whitewing is the perfect place to relax and unwind with friends and family.

Give me a call and schedule your tour today 480-252-3608

 

 

Posted in New Construction
Dec. 13, 2022

Bridle Ranch by Toll Brothers

Looking for a luxurious, gated community with breathtaking mountain views? Look no further than Bridle Ranch in Queen Creek! With six stunning single-level home designs on estate-sized home sites, Bridle Ranch offers the best in upscale living. Don't miss out on the opportunity to live in style at Bridle Ranch

 

Looking for the perfect blend of seclusion and convenience? Look no further than Bridle Ranch, a gated community in Queen Creek. With spacious, single-level homes ranging from 2,900 to 4,200 square feet, and home sites ranging from 13,000 to 20,000 square feet, Bridle Ranch offers the best in upscale living. Plus, with optional recreational garages and detached casitas, you can customize your home to fit your unique lifestyle. And with its community park, outdoor fireplace, and playground, Bridle Ranch is the perfect place to relax and unwind with friends and family.

Give me a call today to schedule your tour 480-252-3608

Posted in New Construction
Dec. 13, 2022

Caleda by Toll Brothers

Looking for a luxurious, gated community in Queen Creek? Look no further than Caleda by Toll Brothers! With its charming architectural designs and generous home sites encircling a central park, Caleda offers a peaceful and exclusive lifestyle. Don't miss out on the opportunity to live in style at Caleda.

 

 

Caleda by Toll Brothers is a gated community that showcases the best in single-level luxury living. With six exquisite home designs to choose from, ranging from 2,698 to 3,524 square feet, and featuring premium features and quality craftsmanship, Caleda has something for everyone. Plus, with flexible floor plans and basement and casita options available, you can customize your home to fit your unique lifestyle. And with its central park featuring an outdoor plaza, kitchen, and fireplace, Caleda is the perfect place to relax and unwind. Don't miss out

 

Give me a call today to schedule your tour 480-252-3608

 

Posted in New Construction
Nov. 28, 2022

Lennar at Western Enclave

Looking for a high-quality, affordable home in the Phoenix area? Look no further than Lennar at Western Enclave! Not only are their homes built with care and attention to detail, but they also offer a range of innovative features, like the Next Gen Suite. This separate living space, with its own bedroom, kitchen, and laundry, is perfect for multigenerational living or hosting guests. And with multiple neighborhoods across the valley, Lennar makes it easy to find the perfect home in the perfect location for you. Don't miss out – give me a call today to learn more and tour their model homes

If you're interested in a tour I'd be happy to help you out. Remember you MUST bring your agent with you on your FIRST visit.

 

 

  The Barbaro is a great floor plan at a great price.

 

 

The Ironwood has an amazing open floor plan

 

 

THe Cottonwood is a lot of space at a great price

Posted in New Construction
Nov. 28, 2022

Toll Brothers at Cadence

Looking for a new home in the Eastmark Community? Look no further than Toll Brothers at Cadence! With a variety of floor plans and ready-to-move-in homes, as well as homesites available for custom builds, Toll Brothers has everything you need to make your dream home a reality. Plus, their attention to detail is unmatched - just check out the stunning 10-foot ceilings that give each home a grand, spacious feeling. Don't miss out on your chance to live in luxury at Cadence by Toll Brothers.

If you are interested in touring these homes I'd be happy to give you a tour. Just remember you MUST bring an agent with you on your FIRST visit to the neighborhood.

 

Check out this tour of the Rumford Modern floor plan

 

Here I tour the Bowie Ranch floor plan

Posted in New Construction