Builder Confidence Sees Uptick In August

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built, single-family homes rose two points in August, despite a dip in sales recorded the month prior, according to reports from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). “We are somewhat surprised by this dip, considering builder confidence and new-home starts are on the rise,” said Kevin Kelly, chairman …

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Coming Soon: Bridges at Gilbert

The long wait is almost over. Maracay Homes’ neighborhoods, Arch Crossing and Trestle Place, are opening at the much-anticipated master-planned community Bridges at Gilbert next week on Saturday, Sept. 28. If you are a buyer shopping for your first home or a multi-generational family seeking more space, these neighborhoods will have just what you are …

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Putting the “Right” in Right-Sizing

In the post-recession economy, less is more, and thoughtfully designed living spaces trump super-sized, big-for-the-sake-of-being-big homes almost every time. In fact, real estate industry experts have coined a phrase to describe this aspect of the re-engineered American Dream of homeownership. They call it “right-sizing.” Unlike downsizing, right-sizing refers to more than just square footage. Gale …

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