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Food at PebbleCreek

By |June 23rd, 2017|

Restaurants and bars are the village square of PebbleCreek.

They are a place to gather for coffee in the morning, sip tea after a workout or  cool off with some beer after a round of golf.

We know that our chefs are talented (because we definitely patronize the restaurants!) …  and now the world will know too […]

Living in a 55 Plus Community

By |June 20th, 2017|

This is a great article about living in a 55 Plus Community.

The author, Martha Nelson, would never in her wildest dreams  have thought that a 55 Plus Community could work for her…  and to her suprise, she finds herself thrving.

Lots of folks feel that way.

Here at PebbleCreek we come from all walks of life… […]

Can I Make an Offer Contingent on Selling my Current Home?

By |June 19th, 2017|

Yes, some PebbleCreek sellers will accept an offer contingent on the sale of a buyer’s home.  However, it can be a challenging situation for both the buyer and the seller, so it is important to understand a little bit about contingent offers in Arizona.

Let’s say that the buyer’s home is not under contract.  At that point, the buyer […]

Buy a House I have not Physically Seen?

By |June 6th, 2017|

Here in PebbleCreek resales, it is not uncommon for a buyer to place an offer on a home that they have not physically seen; it is very unusual for a house to actually close, however, without the buyer physically inspecting the property.

Folks come to PebbleCreek from all over the country, and many start their […]

Should I Buy a House with Solar Panels?

By |May 27th, 2017|

There are many opinions about solar power.  And, full disclosure, I installed owned solar panels on my roof – not for everybody, but I am very happy with the decision.

Many of the homes in PebbleCreek have solar panels, but as you evaluate the value of a home with solar, some questions to ask are:

ARE THE […]

Is Planning for Visitors Important to You?

By |May 15th, 2017|

 

PebbleCreekers get PLENTY of visitors.

The question is not IF you will have visitors if you move here, but how you want to house them when they come!   It makes sense – and will improve your hosting experience – to have realistic plans for how you will welcome guests.  One way to start thinking […]

Buying and Selling in PebbleCreek during the Summer

By |May 9th, 2017|

Is summer a good time to buy or sell a home in PebbleCreek?

YES.  Absolutely yes.

If you are from out of town, pack some lightweight clothing and a water bottle and come visit us!   Granted, it will be hot – click here for a link to average temperatures to help you plan.

But, know that the heat […]

Buying a PebbleCreek Home: Things to Think About

By |April 18th, 2017|

When I moved here, I just knew that I wanted to live in PebbleCreek.  The location was right, the amenities were attractive and I liked the idea of a 55 Plus Community.

Feel free to check out all of the homes for sale in PebbleCreek by clicking here.

Don’t get me wrong.  I love my home. […]

An Easy Day Trip from PebbleCreek: Sedona

By |April 6th, 2017|

When folks visit PebbleCreek, one of the questions they frequently ask is “Where can I go for a quick get-away?”  Sedona is always my first suggestion.  An easy 2 and a half hour drive away, the scenery is mind-blowing, the temperature is an inviting 10 degrees cooler than Phoenix and the vibe is easy and […]

Volunteer Opportunities with the City of Goodyear

By |March 30th, 2017|

 

PebbleCreek is full of people who are actively engaged in PebbleCreek and the surrounding community. For example, Georgia Lord is the Mayor of Goodyear and a PebbleCreek resident.  The photo above is of me and Mayor Lord at my recent graduation from the Goodyear LEAD program.

According to their own website, LEAD “seeks to leverage civically-minded […]