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Ask Andy – What is LEED

Energy efficiency is a hot topic that seems to be front and center any time of year. But, as Arizona temperatures start to climb, and summer utility bills loom, it’s an issue that’s especially timely for many homeowners. We sat down with Maracay Homes President Andy Warren to discuss Maracay Homes’ approach to energy efficiency …

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LEED®-ing the Way in Green Construction

Maracay Homes is taking energy-efficient construction to an entirely new level in the Valley with the introduction of two new communities destined for the LEED Certified designation from the U.S. Green Building Council. LEED is a third-party verification system that measures compliance across numerous areas of environmental sustainability. According to the USGBC, LEED homes are …

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A New Shade of Green in Chandler

A New Shade of Green in Chandler

Maracay Homes has long been a champion of sustainability. Its homes are known throughout the industry as energy efficient and cost efficient, thanks to a faithful adherence to forward-thinking measures such as the Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star program and Maracay’s own Living Smart technology. But, with this month’s opening of Hawthorn Manor in Chandler, …

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Get to Know Our New Website

With a couple of new neighborhoods nearing completion and the recent completion of two significant Phoenix-area land purchases, Maracay Homes is trending toward a big year in 2017. And, with so much growth on the horizon, we felt it was time to give our website a little makeover, too. If you haven’t had the chance …

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Move-in Ready Home: Marquis at Morrison Ranch in Gilbert, Arizona

With cooler temperatures impending, we know how easy it is to long for a winter getaway. This week’s beautiful move-in-ready home in Marquis at Morrison Ranch in Gilbert, Arizona has many considerable assets to admire within its two levels and 3,720 square feet of living space. As we move closer to the New Year, picture …

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Featured Move-in Ready Homes of the Month

With winter approaching, moving into new home, making renovations and changing assorted details to fit your family’s lifestyle right before the holidays may seem like an impossible — and stressful — endeavor. Fortunately, Maracay Homes has an array of move-in ready homes that are just that: 100 percent complete and ready for you to move …

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Ask Andy: Single-Story Homes are Making a Comeback

What was old is new again in the real estate market, as homebuyers are increasingly seeking single-story homes. According to the National Association of Home Builders and U.S. Census information, 67 percent of newly constructed homes in 1973 were single-story – or ranch-style –  homes. That number dropped to 43 percent in 2006, but has …

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Ask Andy: Getting the Most from Your Design Studio Visit

For many buyers, the Design Studio is where the magic happens. It’s where their dream home actually begins to come to life as they work with professional design consultants to individually select flooring, fixtures, counter tops and more. It can also be an overwhelming experience – where the sheer number of selections involved in finishing …

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Industry Update: Housing Market Reaches New Heights

The housing market reached new heights in June, with sales for new single-family homes rising to their highest level in more than eight-and-a-half years, according to Reuters. While experts agreed that an upswing was in the forecast, few expected such a strong performance. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce (USDC), new home sales rose …

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