New Homes for Sale in Peoria

I must admit, I’m a big fan of Taylor Morrison’s Northlands homes near 99th Avenue and Happy Valley Road. The floor plans flow beautifully and the exterior elevations are truly unique. And the location is terrific as well, with easy access to Loop 303; last night it took only a few minutes to get from […]

Just Listed in Peoria

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 […]

Peoria New Builds – Taylor Morrison at Terramar

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 […]

Jealousy in Fletcher Heights

What you see above is what jealousy looks like. That is the walking path through the greenbelt in Peoria’s Fletcher Heights subdivision. It starts just south of Frontier Elementary School and cuts south, with branches that take you to a shopping center at 83rd Avenue and Lake Pleasant Parkway (try the shrimp burrito at Ramiro’s) […]

A-Rod, Ryan Braun and Willful Denial

I didn’t want to believe it. Deep down, I absolutely new Ryan Braun got caught with his hand in the PED cookie jar but, when he escaped on a technicality, heart overrode head and I willfully chose to ignore the inconvenient truth that he really had gotten caught using performance enhancing drugs. Call it a […]

The Punishment for Complaining About a School Calendar

Here’s a little tip for those of you at home … if you complain about something regarding your school district’s calendar, you’ll likely be punished with a spot on the district’s calendar committee. And, if you happen to not strangle anyone during the district calendar committee meetings – particularly those bungee committee members who come […]

Coming Soon: 2-Bedroom, 2-Bath Casita in Peoria – Westbrook Village

Sure, right now temperatures are in the glorious teens and 20s (Celsius, of course) and it’s hard to picture a time when the temperatures will fall once again and the earth around you will be covered with snow. Here’s what that looks like, in case you forgot —-> Brings chills to the bones, does it […]

Southwest Peoria Real Estate Market Report – May 2012

Here are the numbers for May 2012 from the southwest Peoria real estate market: 42 closed sales 122 properties either pending sale or active with contingent offers 18 active homes for sale Median sales price was $93,500 Average sales price was $99,604 Sold listings were on the market a median of 22 days at a […]

Southeast Peoria Real Estate Market Report – May 2012

Here are the numbers for May 2012 from the southeast Peoria real estate market: 54 closed sales 190 properties either pending sale or active with contingent offers 28 active homes for sale Median sales price was $104,405 Average sales price was $117,254 Sold listings were on the market a median of 17 days at a […]

Westbrook Village Real Estate Market Report – May 2012

Here are the numbers for May 2012 from the Westbrook Village real estate market: 21 closed sales 26 properties either pending sale or active with contingent offers 26 active homes for sale Median sales price was $205,000 Average sales price was $213,516 Sold listings were on the market a median of 57 days at a […]