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The Benefits of a Master-planned Community

October 12, 2015

Master-planned communities are in demand nationwide, and the reasons are easy to spot: Amenities! Many masterplans are designed with easy access to shopping, dining, schools and recreation—sometimes within walking distance. You may also find popular neighborhood features like parks, trails, playgrounds, picnic areas, and even more substantial amenities like clubhouses, fitness facilities, pools and sports courts have been included. Character! Because master-planned communities are developed from a “big-picture” perspective, more forethought can be devoted to their design aesthetic. Streetscapes and home exteriors may need to conform…

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Top 10 Reasons to Make Your Home in Marley Park, Phoenix

October 23, 2014

House-hunting in the Phoenix area? Here are ten reasons you should put master-planned Marley Park on your must-see list! 10. This block-party on wheels 9. Nearby attractions—including a dog park, regional library & Surprise Stadium 8. Convenient shopping & dining 7. Neighborhood events & celebrations 6. A 6,000 sq. ft. rec center for all residents 5. Two heated pools 4. Active community clubs & volunteer groups 3. Marley Park Elementary’s GreatSchools.org rating 2. 15 themed parks, all linked by tree-lined Arbor Walk 1. Happy neighbors!…

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Military Moves: Colorado Springs

May 13, 2013

Surrounded by the Air Force Academy, Fort Carson, Peterson AFB and Schriever AFB, Colorado Springs is home to thousands of military personnel and their families. If you are one of them—or soon to be—you may be weighing your housing options. Wait for base housing? Rent? Buy? Here are four reasons we think buying a home in Colorado Springs should top your list: 1. VA loan eligibility is one of the perks of the job. If you qualify for a VA loan, you’ve got a head…

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More Buyers Seeking New Homes at Rancho Sahuarita

February 14, 2013

More and more homebuyers are making their way south of Tucson to a master-planned community called Rancho Sahuarita—and it’s easy to see why. A great location in Sahuarita, a variety of well-designed floor plans and exceptional amenities are making this community a great lifestyle choice. More to do within the neighborhood Homebuyers today are looking for more than a plot of land, four walls and a tree out front. With fuel prices ever rising, the modern buyer wants more amenities a shorter distance from their…

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Best Places to Live: Nocatee in Ponte Vedra, FL

December 17, 2012

Few areas around Jacksonville can compete with the beauty and prestige of Ponte Vedra. This seaside community is home to the PGA’s THE PLAYERS Championship, world-class resorts and acres of natural Florida wetlands. It’s within this exclusive zip code that you’ll find Nocatee, one of northeast Florida’s most popular communities. Nocatee’s combination of exceptional new homes, attractive schools, neighborhood shopping and dining, recreational opportunities, location and overall walkability have helped the master plan earn recognition as the “Best Green Community of the Year” and “Best…

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