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Scottsdale

The City of Scottsdale is one of Arizona’s 10 largest cities but maintains a very friendly- hometown feeling with a population of a little more than 235,000. Scottsdale continues to be honored as one of the top destinations for, livability, business performance, and friendly culture. This recognition comes due to Scottsdale's dedication to the comfort of its residents and the success of its business community. That is evidenced by recently being awarded and recognized, as "Best place to Live, Work and Launch a Startup". Including being named one the "10 Happiest Cities in the United States"! The city’s progressive leadership has kept taxes low for both families and corporations and Scottsdale has frequently been honored as one of the nation’s “Best-Run Cities”.

If you would like more information regarding the homes for sale in Scottsdale, Arizona, please contact me today 480-450-4632 for assistance. Michael Chaisson -RL Sotheby's International Realty Scottsdale


Paradise Valley

The Luxury Home Destination

If you’re looking for an affluent residential oasis bordering the high-end shopping, entertainment and dining of Scottsdale to call home, the Town of Paradise Valley, AZ is where you want to be. Paradise Valley is a suburb of Phoenix and directly adjacent to the City of Scottsdale. Paradise Valley comprises an area of 16.5 square miles with exquisite mountain views, world renown hiking trails and world-class golf courses. It is one of the most affluent communities in the state of Arizona, Paradise Valley is in essence ‘The Beverly Hills of Arizona’. In the 1960ty’s ordinances were passed to ensure Paradise Valley residents could preserve their quiet lifestyle, including keeping real estate zoning to one house per one acre minimum. 

If you would like more information regarding the homes for sale in Paradise Valley, Arizona, please contact me today 480-450-4632 for assistance. Michael Chaisson -RL Sotheby's International Realty Scottsdale


Chandler

Value and Quality

The City of Chandler is a Phoenix suburb in the southeast part of the metropolitan area. Nestled up against the Town of Gilbert, many people group these two communities together but each has their distinct qualities. Both have a population of about 250,000 and both have a downtown with an Old West charm. But Chandler, at 58 square miles, is not considered quite as upscale as Gilbert. Chandler, though, does have some high-end neighborhoods with custom homes. Both areas are comparable in home values and hold their property values.

The median income in Chandler is $72,695 and the median home value is $232,100, which should give you a pretty good idea of its affordability. Unlike Gilbert, Chandler has more major business corporations with the big one being computer chip manufacturer Intel.

If you would like more information regarding the homes for sale in Chandler, Arizona, please contact me today 480-450-4632 for assistance. Michael Chaisson -RL Sotheby's International Realty Scottsdale


Gilbert

The Town of Gilbert is just over 20 miles southeast of Phoenix or rather a 30 minute drive. The population is roughly 250,000 and until recently Gilbert maintained its Old West charm. In fact, the town used to be known as the ”Hay Shipping Capital of the World” due to all of the farm land. The short stretch of the historic downtown area has seen many restaurants and bars move in making it a nightlife hotspot.

However, the downtown area is just a small part of Gilbert with many families relocating to the town. In fact, one study shows Gilbert has the third lowest percentage of single people among the cities analyzed. On the flip side, Gilbert has the most online dating opportunities in this same study.

If you would like more information regarding the homes for sale in Gilbert, Arizona, please contact me today 480-450-4632 for assistance. Michael Chaisson -RL Sotheby's International Realty Scottsdale 


Mesa

Phoenix Community

While Mesa is a city 15 miles east of Phoenix, it’s not your typical suburb with over a half-million people. It’s the third largest city in Arizona and the 35th largest city in the nation. Mesa spans almost 140 square miles.

Residents enjoy recreational, educational and business opportunities including parks, a variety of sports facilities that cater to athletes young and old, highly rated golf courses for every skill level, a wide-range of special events, community festivals and Mesa's ever-popular Chicago Cubs and Oakland A's Spring Training baseball. Not to mention; Mesa is also served by two major airports. Commercial jets such as Allegiant Air fly in and out of Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport and Falcon Field Airport is a general aviation airport operated by the City of Mesa.

If you would like more information regarding the homes for sale in Mesa, Arizona, please contact me today 480-450-4632 for assistance. Michael Chaisson -RL Sotheby's International Realty Scottsdale

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McCormick Ranch – Scottsdale

The McCormick Ranch is a pretty community in central Scottsdale known for its quaint neighborhood homes, pristine lake views (yes a lake) and a rich history. The location of McCormick Ranch is what pulls visitors in every year, as it is nestled into an area known as the “resort Corridor.” And close to the best of Scottsdale. The Resort Corridor is a grouping of upscale resorts that stretch along Shea Boulevard and Central Scottsdale all including scenic drive and mountain views. The McCormick Ranch is unique in its remarkable history, it actually used to be a ranch and was purchased by developers in the 1970’s from the McCormick family, hence its name. Development of the community began in the early 1970ty’s so many of the home are of that vintage, but you will love those that have been beautifully remodeled. Homes for sale in McCormick ranch home typically are in the 2500 square foot range with luxury homes between 3500 and 6000 square feet. Home prices range from high 300,000 to over a million,  especially for larger lake front properties.

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Clearwater Hills - Paradise Valley Gated Community

Clearwater Hills is one of Paradise Valley few gated communities and popular for many home buyers because many of the homes for sale in Clearwater Hills sit on spacious one acre lots, with stunning views of Paradise Valley, Scottsdale and beyond. Although Clearwater Hills Estates is one of Paradise Valley's older communities; many of the homes being built between 1957 and 1969, home buyers searching for new construction homes for sale in Clearwater Hills will find those as well. And if you interested in putting your own designer stamp on a home ??  don't be surprised to see some excellent original examples of mid century modern homes in for sale in Clearwater Hills , along with already stunningly beautiful remodeled homes.

If you would like more information regarding the homes for sale in Clearwater Hills of Paradise Valley, Arizona, please contact me today for assistance. Michael Chaisson -RL Sotheby's International Realty 480-450-4632  


Mountain Shadows - Paradise Valley Gated Community 

Located in the affluent community of Paradise Valley bordering Scottsdale within a half mile of the base of one Phoenix's most prominent landmarks 'Camelback Mountain' is the Village at Mountain Shadows community. This small gated style community consisting of about 40ty homes built late 1950ty's, is located in the heart of Paradise Valley. Home buyer looking to buy in here are looking for location, location, location. Many of the homes are original so plan on bringing a contractor and designer eye especially if a 1960ty's motif is not your style. Prices range from mid 800's to well over a million for remolded homes. Lot sizes in Mountain Shadows average around 10,000 to 11,000 square feet. 

For more information on the community please contact Realtor Michael Chaisson at 480-450-4632 


Arcadia AZ Homes - Phoenix Bordering Scottsdale  

Bordering Scottsdale Arizona there is a truly “Rockwellian” neighborhood called “Arcadia” a community in Phoenix bordering Scottsdale is known for its ranch style homes with lush green lawns picturesque real estate and famous residents. Most Notably this is the childhood home of Steven Speilberg now many top athletes and business figures call Arcadia home. The Arcadia community borders both the exclusive community of Paradise Valley and Scottsdale. Arcadia actual street boundaries are 40th street to the west, 68th street to the east, with Indian School to the south, and Camelback Road to the north.

For more information and longer description on Arcadia. please search Arcadia Homes for sale on this site and nothing is better than talking to a neighborhood specialist so please call me if you have questions regarding homes for sale in Arcadia, or would like more information regarding other real estate options in the Scottsdale and Paradise Valley area; my cell at 480-450-4632. Please continue to see other community descriptions on this page.


Echo Canyon -  Phoenix Gated Community

Echo Canyon is a luxury gated community located in Phoenix, Arizona. However, most locals consider homes for sale in this community actually in Paradise Valley because of the close proximity to the Paradise Valley Town border. The Echo Canyon Community is literally at the base of the iconic Camelback Mountain; offering some of the best close up views of Camelback anywhere.

This Echo Canyon Community is definitely in a prized location not only due to its proximity to Camelback Mountain but because the Echo Canyon community is only minutes away from the most exclusive restaurants and resorts in Paradise Valley and Scottsdale. It's also just off the famous McDonald Road in the highly sought after Cameldale Community with some of the most expensive real estate in Paradise Valley.

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Cheney Ranch Estates - Gated in Paradise Valley  

The Cheney communities of Paradise Valley include five neighborhoods are in some of the most desirable parts of Paradise Valley . Gated and non gated luxury homes are available: Those communities include, Cheney Estates, Cheney Ranch Estates, Cheney Heights, Cheney Manor and Cheney Place. Cheney Estates is located between Paradise Valley’s Camelback Golf Club and Scottsdale’s McCormick Ranch Golf Club. Cheney Heights is a cul-de-sac community on East Bronco Drive. Cheney Manor is in southwestern Paradise Valley and is composed of eight homes on East Cholla, North 66th and East Cheney Drive. Cheney Place Estates,is a gated community on the eastern border of Paradise Valley, bordering Scottsdale. And last, but certainly not least, there is Cheney Ranch Estates. Cheney Ranch Estates is home to fifteen luxurious homes that boast picturesque views of Mummy Mountain.

If you would like more information regarding homes for sale in the Cheney Ranch Estates community of Paradise Valley, Arizona, please contact me today; Paradise Valley Realtor Michael Chaisson 480-450-4632


Finisterre - Paradise Valley Gated Community

Finisterre is one of the premier older gated communities in Paradise Valley. The community is composed of fifty residences and no fewer than twelve cul-de-sacs. Finisterre is located just northeast of Camelback Mountain, was named after a location in northwest Spain and means “finite land.” Though one of the largest gated communities in town of Paradise Valley, Finisterre only has two entrances, the main entrance from East Lincoln Drive and another more private entry from East McDonald Road. The main thoroughfares for this extraordinary neighborhood include East Huntress Drive, North Yucca Road, East Naumann Drive and North 61st Place. Community amenities include swimming pools, walking paths, on-site guards, gated entry and a small HOA fee that covers the expense of all of this and trash collection. 

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Casa Blanca -  Paradise Valley Gated Community

The Casa Blanca Community is a gated community with a rich history. Originally the community began as a resort with earliest it's history dating back to the early 1920tys. In the 1980tys the Moroccan themed resort grew into residential homes and townhomes for 'snow birds' looking for a get away from the east and mid west bitter cold. Learn more about Homes for sale in Casa Blanca and it's rich history below. 

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Silverleaf -  Scottsdale Luxury Community

Silverleaf is known as the “Luxury Community” of North Scottsdale. Homes of impeccable construction, gorgeous finishes and timeless beauty; many set on large lots with beautiful views, surrounded by rolling natural desert landscape and scenic mountains. What sets Silverleaf apart from other luxury communities is the developer’s commitment to beauty in all the surroundings. Entering through the gate, visitors are welcomed by the beauty of lush, tree lined streets each home with its own attractive charm and character. Combine this warmth and beauty of the surroundings with resort style amenities and you have luxury residential living at its finest.

If you would like more information regarding the homes for sale in Silverleaf,  please contact me today 480-450-4632 for assistance. Michael Chaisson -RL Sotheby's International Realty Scottsdale