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Arriba Del Lago In Fountain Hills . . . A Very Special Gated Community

Jun 20

filed under: Buying A Home, Living In Fountain Hills, Neighborhood Spotlight, Real Estate

If I were going to move from where I currently live in Fountain Hills, one of the places I would love to own a home in is in the gated community of Arriba Del Lago. The development has an intimate feeling to it, only 41 single family homes that are all on one level and at my age I’m ready for “all on one level”. The homes range in size from Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Howard Harris

Stop Already With The Foreclosures In The Pipeline Threats. . .Bring em On!

Jun 17

filed under: Buying A Home, Foreclosures & Short Sales, Market Conditions, Real Estate

Geez, all I keep reading about is the millions of foreclosures in the pipeline. Well bring em on. . . we need some inventory! Multiple offers are back, buyers are struggling to get a property, placing bids over asking price. Sound familiar? Well its all true, I can’t speak for other markets but I know its going on all over Arizona.  So for crying out loud lets get some of those foreclosures out of that “shadow inventory” pipeline we Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Howard Harris

It’s Baaaack! Mel Brooks “The Producers” Return Engagement June 17-July 3 In Fountain Hills

Jun 16

filed under: Community Events, Living In Fountain Hills, Local Gems

You have all been given another chance to go and see “The Producers” at the Fountain Hills Community Theater in Fountain Hills. They have brought it back for a summertime performance opening this Friday June 17th running through July 3rd. Please, please, please go see this, you will not be disappointed. Howard and I saw it back in February and here Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Howard Harris

Landlords Are Not Just Renting To Anyone With A Security Deposit

Jun 13

filed under: Real Estate, Yada Yada

If your looking to rent a nice single family home  make sure you are prepared to provide your potential landlord lots of personal and financial information. We all know about the jazillions of foreclosures and short sales, remember the song “where have all the flowers gone”, well the new version goes like this “where have all the ex-homeowners gone”? Gone to renting my friends, gone Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Howard Harris

Fountain Hills “Sofrita” Restaurant, Sangria, Tapas and much more. . .

Jun 10

filed under: Living In Fountain Hills, Local Gems, Shopping and Good Eats

Fountain Hills really has some great restaurants, and like most  small towns we have the popular Italian, Mexican, Continental, and Chinese restaurants that you would expect. I think what you would not expect in Fountain Hills, and what we now have, is a Latin American restaurant and a very good one I might add. Owners Anthony and Carolyn Redondo opened the Sofrita restaurant on Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Howard Harris