Two Scottsdale Golf Courses Set to Reopen Just In Time for Prime Season

CamelBack Ambiante golf course

Ambiente Golf Course In Paradise Valley, the 36-holes at the JW Marriott Camelback Inn is getting what amounts to a new course with the opening of the new Ambiente Course in early November. Ambiente, which means “environment” in Spanish, replaces the old Indian Bend Course, originally opened… 
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Swinging a Different Stick in Scottsdale – Polo Anyone?


The Scottsdale Ferrari-Maserati Polo Championships aims to bring Polo, the Sport of Kings to the masses while providing a social backdrop for equestrian enthusiasts to learn more about the storied competition. America’s most-attended polo event is expected to draw up to 15,000 polo fans and revelers to… 
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Are We Getting Back to Normal Financed Home Sales?

Financed Home Sales

As the investors leave and find less expensive housing elsewhere and the lending restrictions ease we are seeing a strong trend back towards normal in financed home sales, although we are not quite there yet. We can sometimes get too focused on counting houses instead… 
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Do You Know what The Raven Golf Club of Verrado Has to Offer?

Raven Golf course at Verrado

Almost ten years ago, DMB, Inc. unveiled, what has now become, the wildly successful master planned community of Verrado.  Set on just over 8,800 acres, Tom Lehman and John Fought created what is now one of Phoenix’s premier golf destinations. Tucked in the foothills of… 
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16th Hole at the TPC Scottsdale will get 20 New Skyboxes

TPC Scottsdale

The popular PGA TPC Scottsdale event draws thousands of Scottsdale golf fans and many out-of-state visitors every year. The 16th hole has become a special favorite. The high spirit of enthusiastic fans can be heard coming form the grandstands and corporate suites.    This year… 
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Mortgage Rates Rise

Mortgage Rates

In Freddie Mac’s results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey (PMMS®), average fixed mortgage rates jumped along with bond yields amid recent Fed remarks that it could begin tapering its bond purchases later this year. The average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rose from 3.93 percent last… 
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Name Your Price to Play Golf at the Arizona Biltmore Golf Club

The arizona biltmore golf club

The Arizona Biltmore Golf Club is hosting a Play n’ Pay promotion tomorrow from 6:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Book a tee time, and you will be able to play a round of golf before picking your price. Golfers can play a round of golf… 
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Rules of the 19th Hole in Phil’s Grill at Grayhawk Golf Club

phils grill at grauhawk golf c

Since opening in 1994, Grayhawk Golf Club has become one of Arizona’s most celebrated daily-fee golf clubs, mostly because of Grayhawk’s two exceptional 18-hole golf courses – Talon and Raptor . Both have earned numerous awards and accolades over the years, and have hosted high-profile… 
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FHA 203(k) Loans Offer Way to Finance Repairs for Foreclosures


FHA’s 203K  loan program is designed to finance the purchase and renovation a home, all in one loan. Purchasing foreclosures also means discounts, but with the markdown is the price of repairs. According to RealtyTrac, foreclosures or REOs sold at an average discount of 27… 
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Are You Thinking of Moving Up?

Calculator and Home

Many homeowners are asking themselves if now a good time to move up is. Between price reductions and record low interest rates it may just be the right time. With home prices still at record lows, Buyers can get more home for less money under… 
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