A Day Trip To Jerome, AZ

By |April 26th, 2019|

It’s about a two hour drive from the Active Adult Community of PebbleCreek to Jerome, AZ, making Jerome an ideal destination for a brief getaway. In addition to being close – it is also more than 5,000 feet above sea level so it can be an escape from the Phoenix summer heat.

The drive is […]

Does PebbleCreek have Access to Good Medical Care?

By |April 12th, 2019|

Many of my clients want to know about medical care options in the Phoenix West Valley.

I am fortunate in that I have not yet been a huge consumer of medical care. I have a doctor. She wants me to come in twice a year. I do. I fuss about the ten […]

Who Needs a Home Inspection?

By |March 27th, 2019|

Home Inspectors are licensed professionals who evaluate the
overall condition of a home.  A typical
inspection takes about three hours and, depending on the home’s square footage,
costs somewhere in the range of $400 – $600.

It is routine for a home buyer of a resale property to order a home inspection – and it should be!  […]

Music and the Arts Around PebbleCreek

By |March 12th, 2019|

There is no shortage of creative and performing arts at PebbleCreek – from participating in creative arts to attending performances by residents and touring groups. Recently, Tonic Sol Fa, a well know professional accapella group, was performing here. And just this weekend, I was able to see residents (some of whom definitely have […]

Buying New vs Buying an Older Home in PebbleCreek

By |March 7th, 2019|

Unlike many 55 Plus Communities in Arizona, PebbleCreek is not completely built out. The builder is still here; new models are being innovated and contracting new construction is, for a couple of years anyway, an option.

Most folks know pretty quickly whether they want to build or if they would prefer to buy […]

Wildlife World

By |February 21st, 2019|

Wildlife World is pretty amazing. Whether it’s that you are visiting PebbleCreek and want to venture out “beyond our gates”, or you have guests in town who want something local to explore – or you have lived here for years and just want to try something new (that would be me!) , Wildlife […]

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The Phoenix West Valley: PebbleCreek’s Backyard

By |February 8th, 2019|

Most folks don’t want to sit in their homes all day. Ultimately, the LOCATION of the home – both the primary neighborhood (PebbleCreek for example) and the broader community (such as the west valley of Phoenix), are critically important considerations when buying a house.

The west valley of Phoenix used to be […]

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PebbleCreek and the Community Enhancement Fee

By |January 17th, 2019|

UPDATE AS OF 4/1/2019:  The Community Enhancement Fee Passed

The Election Committee reported that participation in this vote was the highest ever for an election in PebbleCreek, representing 82.4% of the Homeowners.  

Once these results are certified by HOA’s legal counsel, the Amendment will be signed and executed, then presented to the County of Maricopa for […]

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Visiting Rocky Point, Mexico

By |January 8th, 2019|

Many PebbleCreekers head down to Rocky Point, Mexico (Puerto Penasco) for the occasional beach get-away.   Located on the Sea of Cortez, the beach resort village is just a four hour drive from PebbleCreek.

I went with a small group (including a teenager!) for New Year’s Eve and then spent a couple of extra days mostly watching sunrises […]

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Happy Holidays!

By |December 19th, 2018|

The holidays are in full swing in Active Adult community of PebbleCreek with lots of decorations, neighborhood gatherings and visitors.  I am particularly fond of all of the festively decorated golf carts!  (My personal golf cart is NOT decorated, so I really appreciate those that are!)  Here in the Phoenix area, this time of […]

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