Every home has a story. And this one tells of children raised and grown, cannonballs and endless splashing, delicious meals cooked in the open kitchen, chilly winter nights in the warm embrace of the fireplace and warm summer nights in the cool waters of the pool.
Recent chapters include fresh paint inside and out and expanded and upgraded tile floors. From the expansive master bedroom, through the three additional bedrooms and separate family and living rooms with dining areas in each, this … [Read More...]
As promised, here's one of the communities I visited this past weekend - Taylor Morrison's Expedition series at Terramar.
Fun fact ... Terramar has been around for more than a decade. Like most of the Phoenix real estate market, though, construction ground to a halt a few years ago when the market collapsed and only started up again in the last couple of years.
Right now, Terramar is being finished up. Taylor Morrison has a handful of spec homes remaining for quick move in. And the homes … [Read More...]
In my nearly 11 years in the real estate business I've seen a lot of things. But what I encountered Friday night has to be one of the most brazen concepts yet on several different levels.
Here are the basics. There is a brokerage locally who has developed their own buyer broker agreement which, as we've discussed here previously, ties a buyer to the brokerage for a set period of time. Whether a buyer chooses to sign such a thing is their choice; some agents require them, I for one never have … [Read More...]
Let's dispense with two things right off the bat. Yes, I know the above product does not actually exist so there's no reason to run to Snopes to check it out. And second, and far more importantly, I really love bacon. I mean, other than my daughter, who doesn't? As far as pork products go, bacon is the creme de la creme ... crunchy, salty and goes well with everything.
Yes, friends, as much as it pains me to say this, I am reaching the point of bacon saturation. It wasn't Denny's … [Read More...]