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By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
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The Dolly Steamboat offers several different cruises on Canyon Lake in the Tonto National Forest.  While it may sound remote, it's actually northeast of Apache Junction in Tortilla Flat, AZ.  "Nestled in the heart of the Superstition Mountains lies spectacular Canyon Lake, home of the Dolly Steam...

By Gordon Baker, GRI, CDPE
(Re/Max Alliance Group)
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  Phoenix is much more than a desert! One of the first images that comes to mind when you hear "Phoenix, Arizona" is hot summers and 120 degree temperatures. Yes, these are documented occurrences, but the lakes surrounding Phoenix with excellent proximity offer some relief.   The lakes or reservo...

By Michael Fitzpatrick
(Phoenix Urban Living)
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There has been some recent articles highlighting urban projects that have failed and also announcements of receivership, foreclosures and bankruptcy. While these are ugly words and traumatic events to developers, it's a natural progression given our current market. Greedy developers, unrealistic ...

By Michael Fitzpatrick
(Phoenix Urban Living)
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When looking at some of the positive signs of the real estate recovery there are a couple bright spots. One is the fringe where speculation, mass production of track homes and bad financing caused huge drops in property value and huge increases in foreclosures. This has brought back affordability...

By Michael Fitzpatrick
(Phoenix Urban Living)
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Currently I've see the market 'come back in' in downtown Phoenix. This began in November and continues today. There has been enough pent-up demand for sometime but until late last year the buyers were too cautious to make a move. Now, post-election and multiple stimulus'sthe buyers 'feel' good ab...

By Michael Fitzpatrick
(Phoenix Urban Living)
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I have plenty of possible buyers looking for a 'deal' and want to focus on short sales or bank foreclosures. Short sales and bank foreclosures are not a garantee of a good value. Many people are willing to buy at 30% off of asking no matter what asking price really is or what the trends in that s...

By Michael Fitzpatrick
(Phoenix Urban Living)
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In the past month I've seen allot of interested renters looking at The Summit at Coppersquare. The building (next door from Chase Field and one block from US Airways Arena) has some amazing amenities which include a negative edge pool on 5th, rooftop patio with gas firepits (great for watching D-...

By Michael Fitzpatrick
(Phoenix Urban Living)
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Recently I was privilaged to attend an open house at Mezzo. It was great to see old friends and meet some new ones. More importantly I was able to spend allot of time in each of the ten units and get a better understanding of the design elements and features/finishes from the design and developme...

By Michael Fitzpatrick
(Phoenix Urban Living)
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Over the past 60 days the inquiries into urban condos in Phoenix, Tempe and Scottsdale has jumped by almost 300%. This leads me to believe the people that were sitting on the sidelines have realized the opportunity was passing them by. With interest rates very low and plenty of product to choose ...

By Michael Fitzpatrick
(Phoenix Urban Living)
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My business partner (Will Daly of We Know Urban) and I have been actively working with people who want to live urban but choose to rent. Quite frankly the business is booming and we 'almost' cannot seem to keep up with the demand. There are plenty of amazing condos for rent in Phoenix, Tempe and ...

By Michael Fitzpatrick
(Phoenix Urban Living)
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I've been getting quite a few questions lately in regards to Century Plaza in midtown Phoenix. The inquiries for the most part are current buyers in the project wanting to know market conditions as it relates to their purchase at Century Plaza. While I cannot predict the market and I have no idea...

By Mesa, Arizona Real Estate Mesa Arizona Realtor, AzLadyInRed
(Homes Arizona Real Estate LLC)
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Some of you may remember my post where I shared a tour and some photos of a day trip in March 2008 to Canyon Lake and Tortilla Flats. I enjoyed sharing the experience and the photographs, and pretty much forgot about them. - until yesterday. I received an email from someone who happened upon my a...

By Michael Fitzpatrick
(Phoenix Urban Living)
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While on my bike/inventory ride on Saturday I also took a closer look at Grace Communities, X Ten Wine Lofts. This mid-rise contemporary building is placed in the middle of what could be considered a commercial/strip mall area of old town Scottsdale. Direct views of Walgreen's and the Olive Garde...

By Michael Fitzpatrick
(Phoenix Urban Living)
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While riding my bicycle on Saturday to look at the status of the current urban projects in Old Town Scottsdale, I looked more closely at Main St. Plaza. Located in old town amongst the galleries west of Scottsdale Road. The developer is really a suburban, master plan builder and while I'm not wow...

By Michael Fitzpatrick
(Phoenix Urban Living)
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Last week the City of Phoenix passed one of the most important planning and zoning initiatives that has have ever been passed in downtown Phoenix. The Small Business and Arts overlay which affects homes and business's along the Roosevelt Arts District (16th St to Grand Ave then south on Grand) is...

By Michael Fitzpatrick
(Phoenix Urban Living)
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I visited Portland 2, a new project by upstart Odyssey Homes at 6th St and Portland. The design is a four story sudo-modern row-home. The exterior is out of place with mismatched bright colors, architectural features that leaves you questioning the thought and layout that is at odds with it's his...

By Michael Fitzpatrick
(Phoenix Urban Living)
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Part of being a trusted adviser in real estate is truly knowing your product, knowing the area and it's sub-markets, trends/momentum, city initiatives, private initiatives, etc... While looking at product in downtown Phoenix yesterday I was re-reminded on how important it is to constantly reinfor...

By Michael Fitzpatrick
(Phoenix Urban Living)
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Scottsdale Canal Development, a Scottsdale partnership, is planning the 72-foot-tall Solis Scottsdale Hotel & Residences about two blocks east of Scottsdale Fashion Square. The project, originally labeled the Waterview at Scottsdale, will include 240 hotel rooms, a spa, shops and 165 residences. ...

By Michael Fitzpatrick
(Phoenix Urban Living)
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With the success of the unique stretch of retail stores along 7th Ave and Indian School (Melrose), developers are eyeing 7th St and Indian School for a similar style of development. Currently there is a large, 28,000 sq. ft. retail space being converted into small, individual shops to support loc...

By Michael Fitzpatrick
(Phoenix Urban Living)
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Avenue Communities (Centerpoint) will be unveiling it's latest version of their exciting new project, Hayden Flour Mill today at a press conference. The existing structure will be used as the core (silos and elevator) and 'wrapped' with loft condos, a boutique hotel and retail. The city of Tempe ...

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