The Elk’s Theater, as it is known today, opened as the Elk’s Opera House in 1905. The venue, which at the time boasted 900 seats and eight dressing rooms, also was used a great deal for balls, civic presentations and high school graduations. The acoustics were considered “superb.” Architecturally, the building represents a transition from [...]
Chino Valley, located 15 miles north of Prescott AZ sits at 4,750 feet, has about 11,000 residents and receives about 11 inches of rain a year. Chino Valley was established as a farming community in the early 1900’s. People moving there realized Chino Valley’s potential with its plentiful water supply, good soil, and clean air.
The market has definitely come way down as far as home values in Prescott go. Estimates suggest home values are down 40-55% since 2005. Vacant land has come down even further. Estimates suggest vacant land has come down 50-70% since 2005. Additionally, local contractors are in desperate need of work and may offer a home [...]
I am asked by buyers almost every day, what is the best deal? Most of the buyers come to me looking into foreclosures and REO’s only. The buyers think that these are the best deals. The truth is that every home in the entire market must compete. So, most homes, regardless of the type of [...]
Hassayampa Village is a 550 acre master planned community within the city of Prescott AZ and about 2 miles southwest of downtown Prescott. The village is one of Prescott’s most exclusive neighborhoods with several large luxurious homes, a 30,000 square foot clubhouse, a fitness center, security gates around the community, tennis courts, pools, a sauna, [...]
The home,opened in February 1911, is a retirement home that overlooks downtown Prescott. The home is one of Prescott’s prominent landmarks and dominates the view to the west from downtown.
Arizona Pioneers' Home
When a person searches for building an environmentally conscious home (a green home or sustainable home), they normally look for the following;
1. local contractors experienced in building green 2. cooperation with the local government as far as zoning laws 3. an area that has the natural resources (i.e. solar, water) to power a green [...]
The YMCA located in downtown Prescott AZ is not like other YMCA’s around the country. This one is very well equipped, very clean, and very functional. Prescott’s YMCA is not just another place to “work-out”, it is at the center of physical activity in Prescott. “The Y” as it is known, is everything to Prescott. [...]
These days does it make any sense to improve your home? Most people improve their home to make it nicer to live in. They will normally look at how this will affect resale value. But, when the real estate market looks as it does today, why bother?
My advice as a Realtor is, move through [...]
For those of you that have children into sports or would like to coach kids, check out our local AYSO in Prescott Arizona. AYSO (American Youth Soccer Organization) is the largest single-entity youth soccer organization in the United States. Locally, AYSO is region 172 and has 1,000 youths involved in soccer programs. I have been [...]