New Boomer community rethinking life after 55

LW COVER AZBy Catherine Reagor The Republic | azcentral.comSun Dec 22, 2013 11:00 PM

Del Webb’s Sun Cities defined retirement living for America’s first generation of post-war retirees. Now, another prominent Arizona developer wants to redefine living after 55.

An age-restricted community called Victory, within Buckeye’s well-known Verrado development, will open in mid-2014. Victory is the first of several communities for wealthier Baby Boomers that Scottsdale-based DMB Associates plans to open across the West over the next decade.

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Shea Homes is OPEN in Vallarta of Verrado

Shea Homes is open in Vallarta in Verrado (12/22/13)

Shea Homes Model Park is open in Vallarta, Verrado’s Gated Community; Shea is currently offering three designs. Visit us at Verrado Realty for additional information about Vallarta and Shea’s new releases.

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Homebuilding to focus on west

new build VR siteBy Catherine ReagorThe Republic | azcentral.comFri Dec 13, 2013

Metro Phoenix’s homebuilding recovery won’t ramp up again until 2015, and then it will play out mostly in the West Valley.

The latest forecast comes from some of the region’s top developers, builders, investors, brokers and analysts at the Scottsdale-based Land Advisors Organization’s annual real-estate conference on Wednesday.

New-home permits will climb as high as 18,000 next year, and the number of homes built in the southeast Valley will decline, Land Advisors CEO Greg Vogel told the crowd of more than 500 people at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel.

“Fifty-eight percent of the finished lots are now in the West Valley,” he said.

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6 Things Real Estate Agents Wish You Knew

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From the unmade beds to the overstuffed garages to the “What were they thinking?” decor. Over the years, they learn a thing or two: Why some houses sell, while others linger on the market. Why some promising buyers never make it to the closing table. How to get a better deal on the mortgage. Even just how much the other agents stand to make on your home. And the good news is, they want to share. Whether you’re a buyer, seller or both, here are six things real estate agents wish you already knew.

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Warm Holiday Wishes from Verrado Realty…

giv treeMain Street Magazine, December issue, “Joy of Giving”, by Verrado Realty’s Timothy McGinty      (Page 9)

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West Valley Industrial growth bucks national trends

1126131534lw PNI1204-nwv sw industriesBy Lesley WrightThe Republic  |  azcentral.comMon Dec  2, 2013  9:54 AM

A new industrial park on 267 acres of Goodyear cotton fields and a large new Surprise manufacturer offer evidence that the West Valley continues to attract employers despite national economic uncertainties.
As the market for large buildings sputtered in recent months, developers are focusing on smaller markets to find business tenants looking for buildings of 50,000 to 200,000 square feet, economists said.
That’s where Lincoln Property Co. turned when executives decided to recruit smaller to mid-size companies to move into the future Goodyear Airpark, southwest of Litchfield road and Arizona 85.
David Krumwiede, the company’s executive vice president, said that those regional companies are in better economic shape.
“They have come out of the Great Recession and are in recovery mode,” he said. “Tenants said their competitors are gone and they need to expand or push their business forward now.”

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