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New Communities—Coming in 2017!

December 28, 2016
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It’s an exciting year for homebuyers because we’re opening over 25 new communities across the country! Check out some of our exceptional neighborhoods that have recently opened, or will open later this year.   ARIZONA (PHOENIX) Avondale Tres Rios Landing ~ From the low $200s     Laveen Coplen Farms Estates ~ From the $200s Queen Creek Heritage at Meridian ~ From the low $400s San Tan Valley San Tan Heights ~ From the upper $100s Surprise Sycamore Farms ~ From the low $200s Waddell…

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Why Retire in Tucson, Arizona?

April 26, 2016
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When it comes to retirement hotspots, Tucson, Arizona, is at the top of the list—literally. The charming city in the Sonoran Desert was recently ranked fourth among “America’s 10 best cities for retirement,” according to Bankrate.com. Active adults are hitting the big 6-5, exiting the workforce and flocking to Tucson in droves. And those who aren’t should seriously consider doing so. Here’s why: The weather. By the time many people reach retirement age, they long for warm weather. And Tucson doesn’t disappoint. The city’s climate…

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New Homes Near Military Bases

March 22, 2016

Did you know we build new homes near more than 25 military bases in the US? Look for your duty station on the map below, then scroll down for links to your area’s communities and floor plans. Whether you’re tired of base housing (or the base housing waitlist), weighing your housing options for an upcoming PCS, or simply ready to put your tax-free BAH toward your own mortgage, instead of your landlord’s, give our New Home Specialists a call! They’ll help you find a community…

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Great Places to Retire You May Not Have Considered

July 24, 2014

We all want to live where we’d like to retire, but many of us don’t exactly know yet where that is. Should it have beaches or mountains, skiing or surfing, a dry or a humid climate? Decisions, decisions, decisions. Fortunately, with over 35 years’ experience exploring (and building in!) great places to retire from coast to coast, we’ve got a few suggestions you may not have considered before. We’ve capped this list at 9 amazing locations from states we currently build in, but we have…

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Finding a Dog-friendly Neighborhood

February 15, 2014

When searching for your dream neighborhood, it’s important to consider the needs of every member of the household—including the family dog! Is the community walk-worthy? How’s the traffic? Are there veterinarians and pet stores nearby? Does the city or HOA have pet or noise rules? How close is the nearest dog park?  If your dog could speak, these might be a few of his questions (ok, maybe not the one about the vet). Keeping Spot’s perspective in mind could help you choose a dog-friendly neighborhood…

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