Phoenix: The Valley’s Centerpiece

Phoenix: The Valley’s Centerpiece

Phoenix: The Valley’s Centerpiece

 

While many of its suburbs garner much attention, Phoenix remains the centerpiece of the Valley of the Sun. The southwest’s mecca of culture and shopping continues to grow, attracting people from all over the United States. With a population of 1,786,000, residents love the sunny climate and the wealth of outdoor activities.  Many homeowners love Phoenix because the cost of living is lower than in its nearby suburbs, making it great for retirees on a fixed income as well as young families. Property taxes are lower, and you’ll often find more home for less money.

 

Popular and Diverse Neighborhoods

Phoenix has many diverse neighborhoods with something for everyone, from contemporary urban living to suburban-like communities. Many areas have a particular charm and their own unique vibe. Within the city itself, you’ll find residences ranging in price from the low $300,000s to over $4 million. Phoenix’s northern area is particularly attractive because of the outstanding vistas of the surrounding mountains and desert. Consider the following:

 

Biltmore –  An established master-planned development and one of the city’s most affluent districts with unique subdivisions ranging from condos to large family estates.

Arcadia – Northeast’s Phoenix slice of suburban life in an urban setting offers mature landscaping, views of Camelback Mountain, and trendy shops and restaurants.

Echo Canyon – A gorgeous gated neighborhood with a community pool and tennis, spectacular mountain views and easy access to the Loop 101 Freeway.

Roosevelt Row – A highly walkable neighborhood with boutiques and award-winning restaurants that is excellent for creatives and young professionals who want to live downtown.

 

Other popular neighborhoods are:

  • Aviano
  • Desert Ridge
  • Encanto
  • North Mountain

 

Shopping Areas

One of the advantages of living in Phoenix is that residents can find daily needs like grocery stores, banks, drug stores, etc., on almost every corner. You’ll also have several outstanding shopping options in larger destination malls.

  • Arizona CenterLocated downtown, this open-air oasis has specialty retailers and plentiful dining amid ponds and gardens.
  • Tanger OutletHead to the city’s westside for outlet shopping from The Gap, Calvin Klein, Coach, and more.
  • Biltmore Fashion Park – At the other end of the spectrum is this upscale mall featuring luxury retailers like Saks Fifth Avenue and Macy’s. The mall also has a selection of fine restaurants.
  • Desert Ridge Marketplace in North Phoenix is great for families. It has a Dave & Busters entertainment center, an interactive splash pad and water features, plus great upscale shopping.

 

Exceptional Dining

Southwest and Mexican cuisine is prevalent in Phoenix, and if you have to select just one cuisine to focus on in Phoenix, it would be Mexican and its close relative Southwestern cuisine. Among the restaurant to try are:

  • Sierra Bonta Grills
  • Testal Mexican Kitchen
  • PHX Burrito House
  • Barrio Café

 

Don’t forget the upscale restaurants. You’ll find exquisite fare at places like Kai in the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort, but you’ll also want to try these stand-alone offerings:

  • The Arrogant Butcher
  • Quiessence at The Farm
  • Binkley’s Restaurant
  • Vincent on Camelback

 

Resort and Native Landscape Golf

Courses and country clubs in Scottsdale get all the attention, but you’ll also find several gems within Phoenix.

Arizona Biltmore

Various VIPS, including U.S. Presidents, have played here. Chewing gum magnate William Wrigley Jr. built the courses. Choose between the Adobe course, built in 1928, or the shorter Links course.

 

Wildfire

Nick Faldo and Arnold Palmer each designed a course apiece at this JW Marriott club. The Faldo course has long fairways and numerous bunkers, while the Palmer course is longer and more challenging.

 

Lookout Mountain

Located at Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort, this Troon Golf Experience offers gorgeous views. Twelve holes play through preserve land, giving golfers uninterrupted views of Piestewa Peak and Lookout Mountain.

 

Papago Golf Club

Set in Papago Park, this picturesque course is a golfing gem located less than two miles from Sky Harbor International Airport. Created by the architect of Torrey Pines in California, the course has iconic views of Papago Buttes and Camelback Mountain.

 

Tennis and Pickleball

Tennis has long reigned in second place behind golf as Phoenix’s go-to recreational sport, and now pickleball joins it. Dozens of city parks have first-come-first-served tennis, pickleball, and multi-use courts. You’ll find wonderful facilities at the following locations.

 

Phoenix Tennis Center

This full-service facility offers 25 post-tension courts, leagues, tournaments, reservations, professional instruction, a junior players program, and a pro shop.

 

Encanto Sports Complex

This multi-sports facility has eight lighted tennis courts and three lighted pickleball courts, lessons and leagues.

 

Other Court Facilities

Athletes will also find tennis and pickleball courts at Mountain View Community Center and the Rose Mofford Sports Complex.

 

These sites offer pickleball-only courts:

  • Pecos Community Center
  • Sunnyslope Community Center
  • Washington Activity Center
  • Deem Hills Park

Desert Ridge and Aviano: Phoenix Affordability in Planned Communities

Desert Ridge and Aviano: North Scottsdale Affordability in Planned Communities

Desert Ridge and Aviano: Phoenix Affordability in Planned Communities

 

Buyers who seek a Phoenix locale yet want affordability can find them at Desert Ridge and Aviano. These two planned communities located north of where State Route 51 intercepts the Loop 101 Expressway are mixed-use developments with single-family homes, condos, townhomes, parks and sports facilities, commercial and office space, plus a high-end resort and spa. Construction began in 1996, with some undeveloped home sites still available today.

 

Neighborhoods for Everyone

Desert Ridge has over 30 subdivisions within the master community. Some are gated, while others evoke the golf lifestyle, bordering on the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa courses. Aviano comprises the northwest section, divided into Aviano at Desert Ridge, a single-family development built by Toll Brothers in 2004 with homes averaging several million dollars, and a townhome community called the Villages at Aviano with homes averaging in the mid $500,000s. Residents of this area enjoy resort-style amenities.

Popular areas also include the area named Fireside south of Deer Valley Road, including Copperview, Scarlet Ridge, Saguaro Valley, and Crimson Point. Golf course communities are Glen Eagle Golf Community, Desert Ridge 4, Ironwood Greens, and Lockwood Estates.

 

Luxury and Relaxation at JW Marriott

Few planned communities can claim a full-service resort and spa, plus two championship golf courses within their boundaries. Yet, that’s just what the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa offers. The Wildfire Golf Club offers two 18-hole courses, one designed by Arnold Palmer and the other by Nick Faldo. Tune up your pickleball game at the new Pickleball Center that offers 17 lighted courts and group and individual instruction in world-class facilities. The resort also has the full-service Revive spa, tennis courts, a water complex with five pools, water slides, and a lazy river, plus eight dining options.

 

Upscale Shopping Center and Independent Boutiques

Head to the south end of Desert Ridge for shopping, dining, entertainment, and healthcare. The open-air Desert Ridge Marketplace is a favorite destination for shoppers in North Scottsdale. This 1.2 million-square-foot commercial development offers a wide range of stores, along with outdoor fireplaces and entertainment. It’s the place to be on weekends. You’ll find stores like Kohl’s, Target, Barnes & Noble, Xi Clothing, the AMC Dine-In Desert Ridge 18 Theaters, and the Keg Steakhouse, Yardhouse, and Islands Restaurant. The nearby High Street Shopping Mall offers boutique shopping and restaurants like Ocean Prime, Humble Bistro, and the Boozy.

The quirky Musical Instrument Museum is also nearby, as are several medical office complexes and the Mayo Clinic Phoenix.

 

Parks and Recreation

Most Desert Ridge residents have a park or a hiking trail within minutes of their homes. The most notable is Aviano Park and Community Center. The park includes tennis courts, basketball courts, a pool, and a playground, while the community hosts various classes and local events. Fireside Community Basketball and Court serve the southern end of the development and includes extensive walking/biking paths and a community center. Other parks include Small Aviano Park, Adobe Park, Cashman Park, and Deer Valley Park, Wildcat Ridge Community Park, and, Reach 11 Recreation Area.

 

If you are looking for a home in the Desert Ridge area, below are just a few options:

Desert Ridge Homes For Sale

26 matches found

$1,299,000
22640 N 47TH Place, Phoenix, AZ 85050
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# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 2.5
Year Built: 1998
Subdivision: DESERT RIDGE PARCEL 7.5
Description: ''Elegant and luxury home with unique custom and modern features and except...
Last Updated: January - 17 - 2023
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$1,295,000
21713 N 38TH Way, Phoenix, AZ 85050
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# of Bedrooms: 5
# of Bathrooms: 4.5
Year Built: 2007
Subdivision: DESERT RIDGE SUPERBLOCK 11 PARCEL 2
Description: DREAM HOME ALERT! You do not want to miss the opportunity to purchase this ...
Last Updated: January - 24 - 2023
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$1,275,000
5258 E HASHKNIFE Road, Phoenix, AZ 85054
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# of Bedrooms: 4
# of Bathrooms: 3
Year Built: 1998
Subdivision: DESERT RIDGE
Description: Spectacular Desert Ridge golf course lot home for sale. Gorgeous mountain,...
Last Updated: February - 01 - 2023
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$1,195,000
3921 E QUAIL Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85050
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# of Bedrooms: 4
# of Bathrooms: 3.5
Year Built: 2007
Subdivision: DESERT RIDGE SUPERBLOCK 11 PARCEL 3
Description: Beautiful immaculately maintained two story 4,028sq ft, 4 bed/3.5 bath hom...
Last Updated: January - 06 - 2023
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$1,125,000
3821 E MATTHEW Drive, Phoenix, AZ 85050
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# of Bedrooms: 5
# of Bathrooms: 4.5
Year Built: 2008
Subdivision: DESERT RIDGE SUPERBLOCK 11 PARCEL 7
Description: Premier oversized private cul-del-sac location featuring remodeled 5 bed 4....
Last Updated: January - 27 - 2023
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$1,065,105
Picture is a marketing rendering and not actual home; color of home, stone and roof tile will vary.
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# of Bedrooms: 5
# of Bathrooms: 4
Year Built: 2023
Subdivision: DESERT RIDGE SUPER BLOCK 1 SOUTHWEST PHASE 1
Description: NEW HOME UNDER CONSTRUCTION IN PHASE 2 of TALINN AT DESERT RIDGE - Gated Co...
Last Updated: January - 27 - 2023
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$1,050,000
3817 E MATTHEW Drive, Phoenix, AZ 85050
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Open House (02/05/2023 - 10:00 am)
# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 2.5
Year Built: 2008
Subdivision: DESERT RIDGE Fireside
Description: Fully remodeled Pulte home in the acclaimed Fireside community at Desert Ri...
Last Updated: February - 03 - 2023
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$995,000
4516 E VIA MONTOYA Drive, Phoenix, AZ 85050
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# of Bedrooms: 4
# of Bathrooms: 3.5
Year Built: 1997
Subdivision: DESERT RIDGE
Description: Welcome to Desert Ridge & welcome to this exceptional home in the heart of ...
Last Updated: January - 23 - 2023
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$975,000
Great privacy and those desert views!
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# of Bedrooms: 4
# of Bathrooms: 3
Year Built: 1997
Subdivision: DESERT RIDGE
Description: Nestled on a desert view lot, you'll love the tranquil environment and ulti...
Last Updated: January - 31 - 2023
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$969,990
21523 N 59TH Terrace, Phoenix, AZ 85054
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# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 2
Year Built: 2023
Subdivision: DESERT RIDGE SUPER BLOCK 1 SOUTHWEST PHASE 1
Description: Move in ready March 2023. This Barletta floor plan features an open floor ...
Last Updated: February - 02 - 2023
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Phoenix: Relax and Enjoy the Good Life in the City

Phoenix: Relax and Enjoy the Good Life in the City

Phoenix: Relax and Enjoy the Good Life in the City

 

Golf, tennis, pickleball, major league sports franchises, museums, and more. Phoenix has a wealth of recreational and entertainment opportunities to keep you occupied. Residents also have countless ethnic and gourmet restaurants, each one better than the next. Consider these recreational and dining opportunities.

 

Resort and Native Landscape Golf

Courses in the northern part of the Valley may be more famous, but the City of Phoenix has several great ones in its own right. Try these resort and public courses.

 

Arizona Biltmore

Various VIPS, including U.S. Presidents, have played the fairways here. Chewing gum magnate William Wrigley Jr. built the courses. Choose between the Adobe course, built in 1928, or the shorter Links course.

 

Wildfire

Nick Faldo and Arnold Palmer each designed a course ap8ece at this JW Marriott club. The Faldo course has long fairways and numerous bunkers, while the Palmer curse is longer and more challenging.

 

Lookout Mountain

Located at Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort, this Troon Golf Experience offers gorgeous views. Twelve holes play through preserve land, giving golfers uninterrupted views of Piestewa Peak and Lookout Mountain.

 

Papago Golf Club

Set in the heart of Papago Park, this picturesque park is a golfing gem located less than two miles from Sky Harbor International Airport. Created by the architect of Torrey Pines in California, the course has iconic views of Papago Buttes, Camelback Mountain, and downtown Phoenix.

 

The Raven Golf Club at South Mountain

Lined with pine trees, this course has some of the best greens in Phoenix. The Raven is well maintained, has an expansive practice area, and is known for its good pace of play.

 

Tennis and Pickleball

Tennis has long reigned in second place behind golf as Phoenix’s go-to recreational sport, and now pickleball joins it, sharing many of the same courts. Dozens of city parks have first-come-first-served tennis, pickleball, and multi-use courts. You’ll find some of the best facilities at the following locations.

 

Phoenix Tennis Center

This full-service facility offers 25 post-tension courts, leagues, tournaments, reservations, leagues, professional instruction, a junior players program, and a pro shop.

 

Encanto Sports Complex

This multi-sports facility has eight lighted tennis courts and three lighted pickleball courts, along with instruction and leagues.

 

Other Court Facilities

Athletes will also find tennis and pickleball courts at Mountain View Community Center and the Rose Mofford Sports Complex.

 

Thanks to the recent rise of pickleball, these sites offer pickleball-only courts:

  • Pecos Community Center
  • Sunnyslope Community Center
  • Washington Activity Center
  • Deem Hills Park
  • G.R. Herberger Park
  • Pecos Park

 

Exceptional Dining Experiences

If you have to select just one cuisine to focus on in Phoenix, it would be Mexican and its close relative Southwestern cuisine. Among the restaurant to try are:

  • Bancorp PHX
  • Testal Mexican Kitchen
  • Tru Taco (pop-up at Jewel’s Bakery & Café)
  • Barrio Café

 

Don’t forget the upscale restaurants. You’ll find exquisite fare at places like Kai in the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort, but you’ll also want to try these stand-alone offerings:

  • The Arrogant Butcher
  • Quiessence at The Farm
  • Binkley’s Restaurant
  • Vincent on Camelback

2936 E TINA DR, Phoenix, AZ 85050

Check out our brand new listing in Sky Crossing

2936 E TINA DR, Phoenix, AZ 85050

Listed for sale at $950,000

Click here for full details: MLS 6441348

 

 

 

 

NO EXPENSE SPARED! Highly upgraded like-new home in the coveted Sky Crossing Community. Wood-tile floors throughout, high ceilings, and endless natural light. Office/4th bedroom off the front door with double doors, large and open main living area with a designer tiled fireplace. Gourmet kitchen features quartz countertops, stunning backsplash, ample custom cabinetry, 5-burner gas range, high end stainless steel appliances (including a large range hood and wall oven/microwave), and an island/breakfast bar. Down the hallway off the main living space, you’ll find 2 additional secondary bedrooms, and a large den/flex room. Owner’s suite is generously sized and bright, with an en suite bathroom filled with plenty of tasteful touches such as quartz countertops, high end fixtures, double sink vanity, designer tiled shower surround, a relaxing tub, and custom built-ins in the walk-in closet. Double sliding doors lead to the tranquil backyard oasis featuring a built-in gas BBQ under the covered patio, a heated salt-water pool with a 6-foot baja shelf, travertine pavers, artificial turf, full irrigation, and a wood burning fire pit. This home is full of energy efficient items, smart-home conveniences, a soft water system, reverse osmosis, and is located in one of the most sought after communities in the Phoenix area. Community amenities include a resort style pool, clubhouse, fitness center, and playground. Inquire immediately, you won’t be disappointed!

 

Some additional. upgrades bleow below:

  • Front and back yard fully landscaped with driplines (automated) and landscape lighting
  • Ceiling fans in every room
  • Custom window shades in office, kitchen, master bedroom, master bathroom
  • Custom walk-in closet in master bedroom
  • Heated, salt-water pool with in-floor cleaner, 6-foot baja shelf, in-pool bench, in-pool umbrella stands (2), in-pool LED color changing lights, deck jet water feature surrounded by cool decking
  • Pool equipment, including heater, LED lights and salt generator controlled by Pentair automation (includes mobile app)
  • Outdoor wood burning fire pit
  • Outdoor travertine countertop with built-in 4-burner gas grill
  • Backyard features travertine step pads with turf throughout
  • Side walkway features paver step pads and trash pad leading to gate to front of house
  • Alarm system monitored by ADT
  • Smart light switches with ability to schedule on/off for each switch
  • HVAC controlled by app
  • Samsung Washer/dryer includes smart control features (via mobile app)
  • GE Café Refrigerator
  • Reverse Osmosis system with tap in kitchen island; also feeds water into refrigerator for ice maker
  • Soft Water System throughout home

Call Andrew today to set up a private showing at 480-206-4265

Things To Know Before Purchasing Commercial Property

Things To Know Before Purchasing Commercial Property

Things To Know Before Purchasing Commercial Property

 

Investing in commercial property in Phoenix, Arizona is a whole new world compared to investing in residential property. This process can be drawn out as you search for a property that will return your investment. As long as you keep the things to know before purchasing commercial property in mind, the process doesn’t have to be hard.

Location

Location is the most important aspect to consider when purchasing commercial property. While it’s impossible to predict the future, you can generally tell how a location fares for the type of commercial property you are buying. Additionally, the popularity of the area can play a role. For example, a popular destination like Scottsdale would likely prove fruitful in terms of a successful commercial business. Is it a restaurant? How are other restaurants in the area doing? Is it built for a professional office? A theater? A large store? Look at how others in the area perform. Also, consider the ease of access for the customers.

Another point when considering the location is the area’s zoning. Is the area zoned for commercial use, or will you run into issues later on? Is it meant to be an office space or an industrial space? Does that work for your investment goals?

Condition of the Property

You also should consider the condition of the property. Will it need any renovations or repairs? What’s the wear and tear on the property as it stands, and what is the value of it? Don’t limit the condition to just the interior, either. You need to consider the exterior and land around the building as well. Is it on a hill that slopes the water toward the building instead of away from it? A commercial property needs proper water drainage, or it can be a liability in the making if you don’t plan accordingly.

Limitations on the Property

Among other things to know before purchasing a commercial property, you should be aware of any limitations on the property. Some properties may have restrictions to modifying the interiors or exteriors based on local laws. Be sure you know those laws and the maintenance that will be involved in keeping the exterior of the property intact.

Hidden Costs

Finally, look for any hidden costs associated with the property. Is there a major garden outside that you will be responsible for maintaining? You might be underestimating the cost of water needed. Does the property have a big parking lot in a climate that gets feet of snow for six months out of the year and will need to be plowed? Consider the costs associated with running and maintaining the property in advance to avoid being over your budget later. Remember, doing your due diligence is crucial when making such a large investment.

 

Aviano Market Update July 2020

Aviano Market Update July 2020

Aviano Market Update July 2020

Happy July 4th Weekend To You And Your Family..

www.theholmgroupaz.com

 

  • Currently there are 9035 homes available through the AZ MLS – Which is extremely low
    • Although this number jumped up by 2166 more active listings in the past two weeks
  • Desert Ridge Aviano has a total of 13 single family homes on the market through the MLS
  • Average days on market are 70 and average price per square foot of $189
  • Cheapest house available in Desert Ridge Aviano is priced at $669,000
  • Most expensive home on the market is priced at $1,299,000
  • Average price for a home currently on the market in  Aviano is $925k
  • Pending sales are currently priced at $195 a sqft (these have yet to record)
  • Desert Ridge Aviano had 3 sales close in the month of June and 10 homes go pending

 

Recent Sales – Pendings in Desert Ridge Aviano

  • 23017 N. 39th Way 4640 sqft (Listed for $879k and Closed for $905k in 15 days)
  • 3639 E. Lousie Dr 3712 sqft (Listed for $705k and Sold for $640k in 238 days)
  • 21907 N. 36th Str 2790 sqft (Listed for $635k and Sold for $600k in 85 days)
  • 3976 E. Expedition Way 5123 sqft (Listed for $995k and Sold for $925k in 78 days)
  • 22659 N. 39th Pl 2417 sqft (Listed for $609k and is Under Contract in 38 days)
  • 22317 N. 39th Run 3785 sqft (Listed for $649k and is Under Contract in 28 days)

 

Just a few more reasons to work with Andrew & The Holm Group

  • The Holm Group has closed over $120 million in transactions and counting
  • We have updated our business model to address Corona Virus concerns, with virtual showings as well as virtual staging of properties
  • The Holm Group has the web covered with multiple top-rated websites and social media presence as well as enhanced relationships with: Google, Redfin, Yahoo, Zillow, Trulia, and HomeFinder.com
  • We offer flexible commission plans which can end up saving our sellers thousands of dollars
    • Several of our sellers have taken advantage of this great advertising strategy
  • We aggressively premarket your property for up to two weeks prior to going on the mls with our database (we have 100s buyers looking for homes throughout the valley) as well as on sites like Zillow – Redfin that could save you $20k or more.
  • We have full time licensed professionals to assist you with all of your real estate needs and 5 offices spread throughout the valley with over 300 agents.
  • The Holm Group represented buyers and sellers in Aviano since the community has opened.
  • Check out some of our great reviews on Google – Yelp and our website

 

I look forward to earning your business not only for today, but in the years to come.  No gimmicks here, just trying to make it as easy and cost effective as possible for you to sell your home and for someone to purchase their next home in Desert Ridge area.

 

Please feel free to take a look at our Desert Ridge Aviano Page which ranks on page one of Google and Yahoo.

https://www.theholmgroupaz.com/aviano-homes-for-sale-2

Andrew Holm, ABR – CDPE – EPro

Platinum Living Realty – The Holm Group

Office: 480-767-2738  Cell: 480-206-4265

Email: andrew@theholmgroupaz.com

 

Aviano Homes For Sale

18 matches found

$850,000
22325 N 39TH Run, Phoenix, AZ 85050
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Open House (02/05/2023 - 11:00 am)
# of Bedrooms: 4
# of Bathrooms: 2.5
Year Built: 2004
Subdivision: VILLAGE 2 AT AVIANO
Description: Aviano is a lifestyle! Resort quality clubhouse pool and sports courts, eve...
Last Updated: February - 04 - 2023
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$895,000
22513 N 39TH Run, Phoenix, AZ 85050
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# of Bedrooms: 4
# of Bathrooms: 3.5
Year Built: 2005
Subdivision: AVIANO
Description: PRICE DROP!!! You MUST see this great buy. $25K of NEW FLOORING INSTALLED! ...
Last Updated: February - 03 - 2023
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$509,900
3935 E ROUGH RIDER Road, 1295, Phoenix, AZ 85050
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# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 2.5
Year Built: 2016
Subdivision: VILLAGES AT AVIANO CONDOMINIUM
Description: Gorgeous 2 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath built in 2016 townhouse at Villages at Avian...
Last Updated: February - 03 - 2023
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$1,400,000
3522 E TRACKER Trail, Phoenix, AZ 85050
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Open House (02/05/2023 - 12:00 pm)
# of Bedrooms: 5
# of Bathrooms: 3.5
Year Built: 2005
Subdivision: VILLAGE 6 AT AVIANO
Description: Amazing 5 bedroom with den and 2 flex rooms, 3.5 bath, 3 car garage AND lar...
Last Updated: February - 03 - 2023
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$545,000
3935 E ROUGH RIDER Road, 1331, Phoenix, AZ 85050
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# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 3
Year Built: 2016
Subdivision: VILLAGES AT AVIANO CONDOMINIUM
Description: RESORT STYLE LIVING in the heart of Desert Ridge! This 2016 gorgeous Toll B...
Last Updated: February - 03 - 2023
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$1,850,000
This Stylish Executive Home Is A Must See!
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Open House (02/05/2023 - 12:00 pm)
# of Bedrooms: 4
# of Bathrooms: 4.5
Year Built: 2005
Subdivision: VILLAGE 5 AT AVIANO
Description: Enjoy Elevated Lifestyle in the Highly Desirable MIRADOR Floor plan in the ...
Last Updated: February - 02 - 2023
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$483,000
3935 E ROUGH RIDER Road, 1063, Phoenix, AZ 85050
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# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 2
Year Built: 2006
Subdivision: Villages at Aviano Condominium
Description: Phenomenal Desert Ridge location meets the ideal low maintenance, lock & le...
Last Updated: January - 31 - 2023
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$1,035,000
Front
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# of Bedrooms: 4
# of Bathrooms: 3
Year Built: 2005
Subdivision: AVIANO
Description: Live your best life within the serenity of award winning Aviano, a stunning...
Last Updated: January - 27 - 2023
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$949,000
22516 N 37th Terrace, Phoenix, AZ 85050
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# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 2.5
Year Built: 2008
Subdivision: Village 12 at Aviano
Description: Don't miss this amazing open concept, upgraded home in the desired neighbor...
Last Updated: January - 25 - 2023
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$899,999
3619 E TINA Drive, Phoenix, AZ 85050
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# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 3.5
Year Built: 2008
Subdivision: Aviano
Description: HIGHLY COVETED AVIANO COMMUNITY! This amazing 3BR + den/4th BR home has it ...
Last Updated: January - 21 - 2023
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Aviano Market Update April 2020

Aviano Market Update March 2020

Aviano Market Update April 2020

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  • Currently there are 13,386 homes available through the AZ MLS – Which is fairly low
    • Although this number jumped up by 1200 more active listings in the past two weeks
  • Desert Ridge Aviano has a total of 21 single family homes on the market through the MLS
  • Average days on market are 70 and average price per square foot of $189
  • Cheapest house available in Desert Ridge Aviano is priced at $610,000
  • Most expensive house on the market is priced at $1,485,000
  • Average price for a home currently on the market is $845k
  • Pending sales are currently priced at $180 a sqft (these have yet to record)
  • Desert Ridge Aviano had 2 sales close in the month of March and 4 homes go pending

 

 Recent Sales – Pendings in Desert Ridge Aviano

  • 23017 N. 39th Way 4640 sqft (Listed for $879k and Closed for $905k in 15 days)
  • 22702 N. 39th Way 3798 sqft (Listed for $595k and Closed for $598k in 23 days)
    • Only 2 closings in Aviano in the month of March
  • 22329 N. 39th Run 3053 sqft (Listed for $589k and is currently Pending in 5 days)
  • 3737 E. Adobe Dr 4986 sqft (Listed for $1,100,000 and is Pending in 8 days)
  • 3952 E. Parkside Ln 4157 sqft (Listed for $865k and is Pending in 59 days)
  • 22715 N. 39th Pl 2790 sqft (Listed for $639k and is Pending in 120 days)

 

Just a few more reasons to work with Andrew & The Holm Group

 

  • The Holm Group has closed over $120 million in transactions and counting
  • We have updated our business model to address Corona Virus concerns, with virtual showings as well as virtual staging of properties
  • The Holm Group has the web covered with multiple top-rated websites and social media presence as well as enhanced relationships with: Google, Redfin, Yahoo, Zillow, Trulia, and HomeFinder.com
  • We offer flexible commission plans which can end up saving our sellers thousands of dollars
    • Several of our sellers have taken advantage of this great advertising strategy
  • We aggressively premarket your property two weeks prior to going on the mls with our database (we have buyers looking for homes throughout the valley) as well as on sites like Zillow – Redfin that could save you $20k or more.
  • We have full time licensed professionals to assist you with all of your real estate needs and 5 offices spread throughout the valley with over 300 agents.
  • The Holm Group represented buyers and sellers in Aviano since the community has opened.
  • Check out some of our great reviews on Google – Yelp and our website

 

I look forward to earning your business not only for today, but in the years to come.  No gimmicks here, just trying to make it as easy and cost effective as possible for you to sell your home and for someone to purchase their next home in Desert Ridge area.

 

Please feel free to take a look at our Desert Ridge Aviano Page which ranks on page one of Google and Yahoo.

https://www.theholmgroupaz.com/aviano-homes-for-sale-2

Andrew Holm, ABR – CDPE – EPro

Platinum Living Realty – The Holm Group

Office: 480-767-2738  Cell: 480-206-4265

Email: andrew@theholmgroupaz.com

Aviano Market Update March 2020

Aviano Market Update March 2020

Aviano Market Update March 2020

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  • Currently there are 10,755 homes available through the AZ MLS – Which is extremely low
  • Desert Ridge Aviano has a total of 20 single family homes on the market through the MLS
  • Average days on market are 74 and average price per square foot of $199
  • Cheapest house available in Desert Ridge Aviano is priced at $599k
  • Most expensive house on the market is priced at $1,485,000
  • Average price for a home currently on the market is $755k
  • Average price for a home in pending status is $845k
  • Pending sales are currently priced at $202 a sqft (these have yet to record)
  • Desert Ridge Aviano had 4 sales close in the months of Jan-Feb and 8 homes go pending

  

Recent Sales – Pendings in Desert Ridge Aviano

  • 3952 E. Parkside Ln 4187 sqft (Listed for $850k and is Pending in 32 days)
  • 23017 N. 39th Way 4640 sqft (Listed for $879k and is Pending in 8 days)
  • 22715 N. 39th Pl 2790 sqft (Listed for $639k and is Pending in 120 days)
  • 3634 E. Sands Dr 2841 sqft (Listed for $675k and Sold for $675k in 42 days)
  • 22807 N. 38th Way 4183 sqft (Listed for $800k and Sold for $760k in 135 days)
  • 22503 N. 38th Pl 2790 sqft (Listed for $630k and closed for $625k in 25 days)
  • 23256 N. 38th Pl 6829 sqft (Listed for $1,260,000 and closed for $1,175,000)

 

Just a few more reasons to work with The Holm Group

  • The Holm Group has the web covered with multiple top-rated websites as well as enhanced  relationships with: Google, Redfin, Yahoo, Zillow, Trulia, and HomeFinder.com
  • The Holm Group has closed over $120 million in transactions and counting
  • Andrew & The Holm Group have represented 15 buyers/sellers in Aviano
  • If you are looking at doing any home improvements give me a call as I have access to a variety of qualified contractors that can assist you in achieving top dollar for your home.
  • We premarket your property with our database (we have buyers looking for homes in the Aviano area) as well as on sites like Zillow – Redfin that could save you $25k or more.
  • Check out some of our great reviews on Google – Yelp and our website

 

I look forward to earning your business not only for today, but in the years to come.  No gimmicks here, just trying to make it as easy and cost effective as possible for you to sell your home and for someone to purchase their next home in Desert Ridge area.

Please feel free to take a look at our Desert Ridge Aviano Page which ranks on page one of Google and Yahoo.

https://www.theholmgroupaz.com/aviano-homes-for-sale-2

Andrew Holm, ABR – CDPE – EPro

Platinum Living Realty – The Holm Group

Office: 480-767-2738  Cell: 480-206-4265

Email: andrew@theholmgroupaz.com

Why Live In Phoenix

Why Live in Phoenix

Why Live in Phoenix

 

The capital of and the most populous city in Arizona, Phoenix is home to over 1.6 million people. The overall Phoenix metropolitan area has about 4.8 million residents.

Phoenix is home to a wide selection of different types of residential communities. These include a wide stock of single family residences, condos, townhomes, and apartments. Single family residences include everything from idyllic starter homes to magnificent mansions. The cost of single family homes in Phoenix generally range from the mid-100s upwards to the $30 million mark – with a wide selection of properties in between.

Due to its varied housing market, Phoenix consistently proves itself to be an ideal community for people from different walks of life. This includes everything from families just starting out to people at the peak of their careers to folks looking for a perfect place to retire. The city also has residential options for snowbirds who want to escape the cold part of the year.

 

Amenities in Phoenix

Amenities in Phoenix are incomparable. As will be discussed in a moment, Phoenix offers good schools as well as abundant dining, shopping, and entertainment. The community is situated in one of the most spectacular parts of the country. From beautiful mountains to gorgeous deserts, Phoenix is situated in an ideal spot. The different amenities that make Phoenix a vibrant city are touched on in more detail.

 

Schools Serving Phoenix

33 well-regarded school districts serve the residents of Phoenix. Over 200 public elementary schools and 31 high schools serve the city of Phoenix. In addition, there are many private elementary and high schools in the area as well.

 

Dining, Shopping, and Entertainment in Phoenix

Phoenix is recognized for its significant number of quality restaurants, including everything from the very finest bistros to popular eateries of all types. Shopping options include all the major retailers as well as some of the best boutiques to be found in the country. Nightclubs, pubs, and micro-breweries round out the Phoenix scene.

 

Cultural and Recreational Opportunities

Few cities in the United States can even come close to Phoenix when it comes to what the city has to offer in the way of cultural and recreational opportunities. In regard to cultural offerings, Phoenix is home to incomparable performing arts opportunities that include:

  • All of the popular performers on tour
  • Phoenix Symphony Orchestra
  • Arizona Opera
  • Ballet Arizona
  • Arizona Theatre Company
  • And much, much more

Phoenix is awash in recreational activities of different types. These include some of the most incredible hiking trails in the Southwest. Phoenix oftentimes is christened the “golf capital” of the country. Some of the finest golf courses are found in the city and throughout the metropolitan area.

 

Available Homes In Phoenix

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# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 2
Year Built: 2022
Subdivision: Talinn at Desert Ridge
Description: NEW PHASE OPEN AT TALINN AT DESERT RIEGE - BRAND NEW HOME UNDER CONSTRUCTIO...
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$415,000
12839 N 31ST Street, Phoenix, AZ 85032
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# of Bedrooms: 4
# of Bathrooms: 2
Year Built: 1972
Subdivision: PARADISE VALLEY WEST NO. 4
Description: Single family home on fabulous corner lot. Lowest priced in the neighborhoo...
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$457,500
1629 W Taylor Street, Phoenix, AZ 85007
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# of Bedrooms: 4
# of Bathrooms: 3
Year Built: 1936
Subdivision: East Oakland
Description: Completely updated and remodeled, this home is full of charm and convenient...
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3428 W KRALL Street, Phoenix, AZ 85017
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# of Bedrooms: 4
# of Bathrooms: 3
Year Built: 1957
Subdivision: WEST PLAZA 5
Description: Amazing 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom home with a split floor plan and a mother-in-...
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# of Bedrooms: 4
# of Bathrooms: 2
Year Built: 2022
Subdivision: DESERT RIDGE SUPER BLOCK 1 SOUTHWEST PHASE 1
Description: GREAT LOCATION!!! Close proximity to Desert Ridge, City North, Kierland, di...
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$495,000
2202 E MONTEROSA Street, Phoenix, AZ 85016
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# of Bedrooms: 3
# of Bathrooms: 2
Year Built: 1950
Subdivision: MANANA VISTA DOS
Description: Location! Location!! Location!!! Charming 3 bedroom 2 bath remodeled Red Br...
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$151,000
1441 N 54TH Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85043
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# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 1
Year Built: 1972
Subdivision: HALLCRAFT VILLAS WEST 6
Description: TENANT OCCUPIED. 2 Bedroom 1 bath townhome in gated community. Right off th...
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$151,000
1444 N 54TH Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85043
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# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 1
Year Built: 1972
Subdivision: HALLCRAFT VILLAS WEST 6
Description: TENANT OCCUPIED. Nice 2 Bedroom 1 bath townhome in gated community. Right o...
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$130,000
3645 N 69TH Avenue, 110, Phoenix, AZ 85033
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# of Bedrooms: 1
# of Bathrooms: 1
Year Built: 1983
Subdivision: CYPRESS GARDENS NO 4 AMD
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$209,000
4820 N 89TH Avenue, 57, Phoenix, AZ 85037
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# of Bedrooms: 2
# of Bathrooms: 2
Year Built: 1983
Subdivision: VISTA DE OESTE CONDOMINIUMS UNIT 2 PHASE 1
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Desert Ridge Market Update June 2019 – Phoenx AZ

Desert Ridge Market Update June 2019 – Phoenx AZ

Desert Ridge Market Update June 2019 – Phoenx AZ

 

As you are probably aware, the market is starting to change back to what is considered to be a “normal market” with short sales and foreclosure appear to be a thing of the past.  Throughout the valley we are seeing an increase in inventory as well as slower sales cycles for the homes that are on the market for the most part. But NOT in Desert Ridge homes are selling in 65 days or less for record prices!!!

The average market time on market in Desert Ridge single family home is roughly 60 days according to MLS data.  In addition, we are also seeing an average price per square foot for properties that are currently on the market of $205, as well as an average of roughly $220 per sqft for homes that have recently sold. With over 50 single family listings for sale in Desert Ridge on the MLS (not including condos or town homes) is why you need more than ever a Realtor that knows the Desert Ridge –Phoenix market place so that your property will sell in a timely manner and for the right price.

With housing inventory on the rise as well as the market showing signs of improvement now is the time to sell and/or consider an upgrade!  Below are a few examples of homes that have recently sold or that are currently on the market in Desert Rige for your review:

  • 21644 N 48th Str 1710 sqft (Listed for $389k and Sold for $380k in only 7 days)
  • 3803 E. Salter Dr. 3560 sqft (Listed for $715k and Sold for $670k in 49 days)
  • 4506 E. Jaeger Dr 1634 sqft (Listed for $475k and Sold for $465k in 20 days)
  • 22204 N 54th Way 2670 sqft (Listed for $600k and Sold for $590k in only 9 days)
  • 1714 E. Huettt Ln 2351 sqft (Listed for $647k and Sold for $649k in 19 days)
  • 3769 E. Ringtail Way 3612 sqft (Listed for $750k and Sold for $735k in only 2 days.)

 

Most of the listings are selling for record prices in under 65 days.  Now is the time to sell..

For those of you who I have met while working in Desert Ridge for the past 15 years, I look forward to speaking with you again soon.  For those of you who I have not met and/or were unable to stop by on of Berkshire Hathaway’s listings on 51st Street, 54th Way, 48th Street, Ringtail Way, Jaeger Rd, and Zachary Dr. here are a few additional reasons to work with us:

  • Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices is one of the largest real estate companies in the country w/ over 2200 member offices and 62,000 sale professionals.
  • We have the web covered with multiple top rates websites as well as exclusive relationships with: Google, Yahoo, Zillow, RealtyTrac, Overstock.com real estate and HomeFinder.com
  • The Holm Group has closed over $120 million in transactions and counting
  • Check out some of our great reviews on Google – Yelp and our website
  • The Holm Group lived in and represents buyers and sellers in Desert Ridge
  • We have 6 full time licensed professionals to assist you with all of your real estate needs.
  • If you are looking at doing any home improvements give me a call as I have access to a variety of qualified contractors that can assist you in achieving top dollar for your home.

 

I look forward to earning your business not only for today, but in the years to come.

Andrew Holm, ABR, CDPE, EPro

The Holm Group – Scottsdale

Berkshire Hathaway Home Services

Web: https://www.theholmgroupaz.com/desert-ridge-homes-for-sale-2

Email: andrew@theholmgroupaz.com

How to restore a heritage property and boost its value

How to restore a heritage property and boost its value

 

Owning a heritage property is a blessing and a curse. It is truly precious to own a property that originates from a specific period in the past, reminding us of distant times. Its value is great, both in terms of money and sentimentality.

On the other hand, owning it can sometimes be a nightmare, especially if you plan on selling it. In the majority of cases, a heritage property needs to be restored before being put on the market. However, it’s not an easy job at all because it differs from regular restoration projects and home improvement tricks. As it requires a unique approach, you will definitely need professional help. So, forget about DIY projects on your heritage property and make a clever plan. Only then will you manage to maximize its value.

1. First things first – get a permit

When you decide to renovate your heritage property, the first thing you should do is to get a permit. It’s simply a clever thing to do. When you apply for a permit, you will simultaneously have to have a heritage committee reviewing your renovation plan. The purpose of the committee is to check if your renovation plans treat the heritage features on your home properly. In other words, they will want to make sure you are not stripping your home of the heritage features that make it special and valuable. This process is not something to be worried about – you will simply discuss your intentions with them.

2. Start from the top

In many cases, roof repairs won’t be enough when it comes to a heritage house. It would probably need to be replaced. Metal roofs are cheaper to replace while the asbestos roof will be more expensive. The reason behind this is that you’ll need a licensed asbestos removalist to remove the old roof. It’s necessary for professionals to transport the old roof, so the cost goes up. Luckily, a listed heritage property probably doesn’t have an asbestos roof, so you’ll just have to deal with a different issue. It’s necessary to replace heritage tiles or a slate roof with the same material so that you maintain the character of the house.

3. Do the exterior facelift

Of course, the exterior look of the house will have to be preserved. The trick is to maintain a balance between the vintage and the modern elements. In this way, modern elements will only improve the overall look without interfering with the original feel. What’s best, you can always replace the modern elements when they go out of style while keeping the vintage ones. Selling a home starts from the exterior, so get it done right.

4. Flooring issues

When it comes to the flooring inside the house, it can actually work in your favor. Numerous old homes have timber flooring, which can remain intact and in good condition for decades. All you will have to do is to sand the floors and polish them and – voila!

On the other hand, the old flooring can also bring you troubles. The vinyl in some of them could contain asbestos, so you’ll have to pay for the asbestos to be removed. It’s also necessary to use the same type of timber if you decide to make any repairs. The patina should be the same, as well.

5. Light and lighting fixtures

It is allowed to install new lighting fixtures inside a heritage home. However, you need to keep the original look if the house has ornate ceilings. If you want to allow more light into the room, it’s possible to find vintage fixtures and windows in second-hand building yards. Alternatively, you can hire a joiner to build a brand-new window for you.

6. Electricity works

The fact is that we have more electrical appliances today than we had in the past. And we can’t imagine our lives without the majority of them. The trouble with heritage homes is that their electrical wiring wasn’t designed for a large amount of current that we need today. So, you will probably need to hire an electrician to update the whole electrical system. It’s possible you’ll need to rewire the whole house completely, including adding more power outlets and lighting, as well as replacing the switchboard. In short, if you are forced to update the complete wiring system, together with adding more features, you can expect to spend around $5000.

Final comment

As you can see, it’s necessary to inform yourself about the cost of each of the works if you are planning to restore your heritage property. You need to compare it to your current budget and to identify the works that simply need to be done and those that are not necessary (but boost the value nevertheless). Only then will you know what exactly are you getting yourself into.

6 Best Restaurants in Phoenix

6 Best Restaurants in Phoenix

 

Phoenix is home to some of the most highly regarded eateries, not only in Arizona and the Southwest but across the United States. XX of these restaurants are considered the best by residents of Phoenix as well as snowbirds and visitors that alight in the city.

 

Durant’s

Durant’s has been a Phoenix fixture for many years. Durant’s has relied upon a simple formula for being a Central Avenue staple that includes delectable steaks, perfect cocktails, and magnificent service. In the end, Durant’s is perhaps the most popular steakhouse in the greater Phoenix metroplex.

Durant’s, with its luscious dark wood and rich leather booths, is a favored eatery among Phoenix locals. With that said, it is also a dining destination of choice for snowbirds and travelers who like to be in the local loop when it comes to their time in the city.

In addition to highly regarded steak selections Durant’s also serves fantastic seafood entrees. In addition, Durant’s bar is a bustling after work happy hour watering hole during the week.

 

Kai

Many Phoenix residents list Kai as the best bistro in town when called upon to identify their favorite eatery. One of the distinguishing features of Kai is its locally sourced menu that features ingredients from area tribal farms. The Kai menu has an overall Native American culinary slant.

Understanding that Native American cuisine remains somewhat “foreign” to many, Kai offers a delightful tasting menu. The selections on the tasting menu can be paired with appropriate wine selections if a patron so desires.

The eatery is comfortably appointed. Kai features one of the most pleasant patios in Phoenix.

 

Binkley’s Restaurant

Located in a lovely historic home in midtown Phoenix, Binkley’s Restaurant is named after its creator, chef-extraordinaire Kevin Binkley. The menu at Binkley’s is always changing. The thrust of it is a creative presentation of multi-course tasting opportunities.

Bear in mind that at Binkley’s when reference is a made to a multi-course tasting menus, the chef really means it. You need to plan on at least three hours at the bistro and be prepared for up to 20 delectable courses.

Dining at Binkley’s is always a remarkable event, with the meal starting on the patio. From there, guests move to the bar and finally end up in the classy dining room. The dining room provides a full view of the open kitchen where guests can watch Binkley and his team prepare incomparable cuisine.

 

Pizzeria Bianco

Who would have guessed? One of the country’s most highly regarded pizza bistros is located in the heart of Phoenix. True pizza critics have made this distinction even when considering the famous pizzerias in New York and Chicago.

Pizzeria Bianco is the tasty brainchild of Chris Bianco and features wood-fired brick oven selections with traditional Neapolitan pizza crust. All menu selections are made from scratch from the best ingredients. Pizzeria Bianco locally sources whenever possible.

Pizzeria Bianco is one of the most popular eateries in Phoenix. Thus, if you plan to dine at Pizzeria Bianco you need to be prepared to wait. The pizzeria does take reservations, but only for groups of six or more.

 

Nobuo at Teeter House

Nobuo is a Japanese-inspired eatery that has been the talk of the city since its doors opened a decade ago. Nobuo Fukuda remains at the culinary helm of his creation.

Luncheon at Nobuo is a masterful selection of delicious small plates and bowls. In the evening, the Nobuo dinner menu focuses on seasonal selections, including fresh fish and other seafood. Dinner at Nobuo is a magnificent multi-course affair. Reservations are always required.

 

Little Miss BBQ

Little Miss BBQ is located fairly far afield from the hottest dining districts in Phoenix. In fact, Little Miss BBW is situated in an industrial area on University Drive at a point where Phoenix meets Tempe. Despite its off the beaten path location, Little Miss BBQ is considered by many to be the barbecue restaurant of choice in the Arizona capital city.

Little Miss BBQ presents what is called Central Texas barbecue. The menu includes beef brisket, ribs, turkey, pulled pork, pork sausage, ribs, and turkey. The menu selections are cooked with pecan wood and Arizona oak. Little Miss BBQ is nearly always busy, so be prepared to wait.

 

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3 New Downtown Phoenix Developments

3 New Downtown Phoenix Developments

The Phoenix housing market is booming right now. In the past year, home values have increased by 7.5%, and they’re predicted to rise by a further 5.4% over the coming year. As a result, an increasing number of individuals are flocking to the city and it’s now the 5th most populous city in the whole country. This has led to Downtown Phoenix primarily focusing on developing affordable housing for the nation. But which new developments promise to offer Downtown Phoenix habitants the most for their money?

Broadstone Roosevelt Row

One of Downtown Phoenix’s newest developments is Broadstone Roosevelt Row. The development consists of more than 300 apartments which sell for an average of $266,000 each or can be rented for between $1,400 and $1,800. Each unit benefits from its own balcony, air conditioning, granite countertops, and walk-in closets among other things. And even if you’re an existing Downtown Phoenix homeowner you can benefit from such amenities. By tapping into the equity in your home, you’ll have access to the funds required to upgrade your existing property. Meanwhile, older homeowners can utilize a reverse mortgage to get their hands on the cash. This is ideal if you’ve just moved into a property in the area or you’re wanting to increase the value of your home before putting it on the market.

The Stewart

Situated along Central Avenue, The Stewart is an impressive 19-story family complex, consisting of luxury studio, 1-bed, and 2-bed apartments. Each apartment is packed full of modern features, including quartz countertops, energy-efficient expansive windows, ceiling fans, and pendant lighting. Meanwhile, the onsite amenities include a rooftop pool, skyline views, and a fitness center. The Stewart officially opened on May, 22 and interested parties can expect to pay upwards of $1,400 per month to rent one of the development’s elusive apartments.

Block 23

Unlike The Stewart, Block 23 is still undergoing development and is set for completion by the end of 2019. The development will consist of around 330 apartments, with parking, offices, restaurant, and a grocery store set to complete the construction. There’s no word as of yet regarding how much apartments in Block 23 will go for, although it’s fair to say that they’ll fall within the Phoenix average of between $1,275 and $1,482.

The new developments going up in Downtown Phoenix have created a whole host of new accommodation options for locals. And while these exciting new apartments are great for the local housing market, it’s important to note that there are other great properties in the area which should be considered too.

If you are looking for a loft in the Phoenix area Andrew with The Holm Group is here to assist you. Feel free to call at 480-206-4265 with any questions. The Holm Grouprepresents both buyers and sellers throughout Phoenix and the surrounding cities. Whether it’s a loft, custom home, luxury home, or a single family home you can rely on The Holm Group to ensure a smooth and successful transaction. Remove the stress from buying or selling and let The Holm Group assist you today.

Commuting Guide to the Greater Phoenix Area

Phoenix is home to over 4.5 million citizens who reside in 6 major cities – Scottsdale, Tempe, Glendale, Mesa, Phoenix and Gilbert.

Commuting Guide to the Greater Phoenix Area

 

Unlike other highly populated cities, the Valley of the Sun is known for its urban sprawl. It’s in every homeowner’s best interest to find a neighborhood that works best for their commute, or to find methods of commuting that work best for them. Be sure to be on top of the best routes and neighborhoods with this commuting guide to the Greater Phoenix area.

Scottsdale

Scottsdale is home to a little over 240,000 residents and is a hotspot for families. Though located east and northeast of Phoenix, it is known as the “Most Western Town in the West.” Scottsdale offers tons of great school districts, housing types and a booming entertainment district. Best of all, the housing market is on the rise. Hop on the Loop 101 or Loop 202 to take advantage of the 30 minute ride to downtown Phoenix for a morning commute.

Phoenix

Downtown Phoenix, the heart of the Valley just off the 202, has become increasingly an popular area due to the growth of ASU’s downtown campus. With more students and workers preferring to live closer to Valley transit systems and work, the housing market in historic Phoenix neighborhoods has seen a sharp increase. Depending on the time of day and job location, commuters are looking at a 15-25 minutes commute by car.

Glendale

One of the original suburb ‘pockets’ located West from Phoenix, Glendale was once no more than a mere stop on the way to Wickenburg along the US 60. Now, this bustling Westside city is home to over 240,00 residents. The city is comprised of a number of large neighborhoods, and is positioned west of the I-17 and east of Loop 101. That means Glendale is only a 20 minute drive to the heart of downtown.

Tempe

Home to Arizona State University’s main campus, Tempe is both a college town and suburban escape. Three freeways run through or border the city of Tempe, including the US 60, the Loop 202, and the southern part of the Loop 101. This makes travel through Tempe to other major cities a snap, with a 25 minute commute to Phoenix and a 18 minute drive to downtown Scottsdale.

Mesa

Mesa is often the first stop for many heading east. With a population of over 480,000 and a spread over 133 miles, Mesa is easily one of the largest cities within the Greater Phoenix area. The cost of living in Mesa is 5% lower than the national average, making that 30 minute commute to Phoenix and 20 minute commute to Scottsdale icing on the cake.   

Gilbert

Gilbert is another one of the Greater Phoenix area’s idyllic suburban cities. Located in the east valley, Gilbert is home to a combination of suburban homes and farmland. The local school district is above average, making Gilbert one of the premier locations for families. Roughly 40 minutes from Phoenix but 30 minutes from Scottsdale, the drive from Gilbert is a breeze on the Loop 202 or US 60.

No matter where you live, it’s always best to have a commuting plan. Phoenix is laid out in a grid system, making general directions and distances pretty simple for commuters. And thanks to the many multi-lane freeways that run throughout the Greater Phoenix area, it never takes too long to get from one city to the next.

Driving

With a metro area so spread out, driving may seem like the first and most desirable option. If this is the case, commuters should consider investing in an ideal commuter car. Invest in a car that’s comfortable, fuel efficient and has a enough space for the whole family. In Arizona, 22.8% of household own at least one car – higher than the national average.

Public Transportation

The Valley Metro has a number of bus routes that can take commuters all across the valley. There are also neighborhood circuits that cost a dollar or under in Glendale, Scottsdale, and Tempe.

As of 2018, the US Census Bureau announced that the Phoenix metro area is the sixth most populous

The Metro Light Rail currently extends from the tip of Glendale at Metrocenter Mall and runs all the way to Mesa, passing through the heart of downtown Phoenix and Tempe. There are currently plans in the works for extending the lightrail all the way to the Cardinals Stadium.

Biking

Cities all across the greater Phoenix area have become increasingly bike friendly over the past few years. Scottsdale, Tempe, and Phoenix have all begun campaigns to increase bike networks, teach cycling skills and enforce new bicycle laws to encourage the use of bikes throughout the city. Many neighborhoods have even widened roads and added bike lanes to busy streets.

 

Whichever neighborhood, town or mode of transportation you choose, being ahead of the commuting game is any citizen’s first step towards living a happy life in the greater Phoenix area.  

Whether you are buying or selling a home in any of the metros above, The Holm Group is here to assist you. The Holm Group represents both buyers and sellers throughout the valley. Whether it’s a custom home, luxury home, town home you can rely on The Holm Group to ensure a smooth and successful transaction. Remove the stress from buying or selling and let and call The Holm Group today at 480-206-4265.

Where Should I Move When I Move To Phoenix?

Where Should I Move When I Move To Phoenix?

Where Should I Move When I Move To Phoenix?

The Desert…sunny, beautiful, fast-paced and very hot in the summer! Yet, you won’t ever regret living in Phoenix, Arizona. There is much to see Phoenix, AZ real estate and a large selection of homes to choose from. To start with, let’s review the basic territories of Phoenix. The city is divided into many urban villages. Some of these neighborhoods are historical communities that were eventually annexed as part of one larger city.

The villages of Phoenix include Ahwatukee Foothills, Alhambra, Deer Valley, Desert View, Camelback East, Central City, Laveen, Encanto, Maryvale, Estrella, Rio Vista, North Mountain, South Mountain, North Gateway and Paradise Valley (not the same thing as the town Paradise Valley). Besides these villages (15 in total) there are also larger regions within the city and these are more commonly referred to when traveling through Arizona. New residents will immediately notice nine districts: the downtown area, the midtown area, North Phoenix, South Phoenix, West Phoenix and Arcadia. There are also three other regions separated from the city: the Biltmore Area, Sunnyslope, and Ahwatukee.

There are many types of homes available throughout the city, from affluent residential homes to luxury mansions and even mobile homes. Arcadia homes for sale are among the most luxurious and expensive homes in the city. Phoenix, Arizona homes in the downtown area are conveniently located to many of the top attractions in Arizona.

Some of the most notable Phoenix landmarks include Fortune 1000 companies within the downtown area, including Allied Waste, Avnet, Apollo Group, PetSmart and Pinnacle West. Technology is one of Phoenix’s largest industries. Other important industries include the Luke Air Force Base (in the western part of the suburbs) as well as agriculture, most notably citrus fruits and cotton.

Each of these areas in Scottsdale, Phoenix offers a friendly neighborhood with a diverse population. Arcadia homes for sale have swimming pools and acreage. The Arizona downtown region has urban homes of interest to city travelers and full-timers. Even in the Biltmore area in Phoenix Arizona has homes with luxurious amenities.

If you are interested in Phoenix AZ real estate, talk to a real estate agent at The Holm Group. You can find Phoenix, Arizona homes or look for foreclosed homes with the help of a professional. Foreclosed homes, and even bank-owned properties often sell at a discount. In fact, these homes make up the majority of Arizona home sales. Regardless of how much you have to spent, you can be assured of a comfortable living in the Copper State.