Granite counter tops – An enviable upgrade

 Granite – An Elegant Natural Stone Upgrade

Granite counter tops in Phoenix homes are always considered an upgrade and a distinguishing characteristic in any kitchen. The Arizona Regional MLS has recently made “granite countertops” a searchable field for those buyers where granite kitchen counter tops are a “must have”.  While buyers and sellers alike will attest to the natural beauty of granite, the facts behind this natural igneous upgrade are sometimes unknown. 

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Making sense of Maricopa county property taxes and valuations

Maricopa County Tax Bills Arrived – Some Happy, Some Not

The motivation for this article comes from all the recent news about taxes, and some buyers who say interesting things like “The property values have gone down, so the taxes better be lower!”   With that I thought it was the right time to dig in and get to the bottom of this sensitive topic.   I’m glad I did because there are some interesting facts of which I was unaware.  Read on and find out what is myth, what is reality,  and discover some unknown facts.

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Ventana Lakes – Active Adult Waterfront Homes Community in Peoria and Sun City

Ventana lakes waterfront homes in Sun City and Peoria offer active adult lake community propertyVentana Lakes Community Spans Two Cities and Two Zip Codes

Ventana Lakes lake community is the only community that I know of  in the Phoenix valley that is part of two cities, Peoria and Sun City, and covered by two zip codes, 85373 and 85382.  Those residents that live west of 107 Ave. are in Sun City 85373, while the Ventana Lakes residents on the east of 107th Ave. are part of Peoria 85382.  Regardless of the city or zip code, all belong to the Ventana  Lakes Property Owners Association. Ventana Lakes , situated on 480 acres, has been recognized as the “Adult Community for the Young-at-Heart”.

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