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Luxury Homes In Phoenix | Arizona Wines

Luxury homes in Phoenix offer the perfect opportunity to drink in the Arizona lifestyle. For wine lovers, there’s nothing like patio living with a robust syrah or a delightful pinot gris in hand while enjoying a dramatic desert sunset. Of course, a well-stocked wine cellar is a highly desired feature of luxury homes in Phoenix. Imagining the variety of chardonnays and cabernets from vineyards from around the world can cause a celebration for any wine aficionado. But did you know that Arizona also has its share of wonderful wineries? While this may come as a surprise, Arizona produces many world-class wines that have been nationally recognized and even served on [...] read more

Catclar Investments Selects Walt Danley Realty Development Services

Walt Danley Realty Development Services, a new home sales team for builders and developers in Phoenix Metro, was selected by Catclar Investments, LLC to represent its luxury communities SOHO Scottsdale, The Rosedale Residences and 4 TwentyOne West. The total housing market value is approximately $70 million. From concept to completion, Catclar Investments has urban luxury townhouses, live/work lofts, and commercial developments throughout the Phoenix-area. “We are pleased to partner with the finest new home sales team to represent our luxury communities in Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Tempe,” said Irene Catsibris Clary, Principal of Catclar Investments, LLC. “Their white glove approach parallels our acute attention to detail and the exceptional quality found [...] read more

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Highest Volume Real Estate Agents | Meet Walt

Walt Danley has the distinction of being one of the highest volume real estate agents in the nation. When he came to Arizona in 1977, it was for many of the same reasons that our clients do today…the sunshine, blue skies, and energizing lifestyle. But Walt also made the move to begin a new career in the real estate industry. Early Success Walt’s move to the Valley of the Sun proved to be a perfect fit from the start. He experienced success early on. In fact, in his first year he was named “Rookie of the Year” and outsold the established agents to earn the title of “Top Company Producer”. [...] read more

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Luxury Real Estate Thrives In The Fall

The fall is one of the best times to list and sell luxury real estate. Buyers are often away vacationing during the summer and not looking for a home. But when the fall season kicks in, the traffic of homebuyers increases. Not only is the fall linked to back-to-school thinking, but the seasonal changes and cooler weather can make your home that much more appealing. This being said, there is really no wrong time to list luxury real estate, as long as the price is right and your home is presented in the right way. Fall Selling Tips You’ll want to adapt your home to the selling season of fall before it is listed. [...] read more

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Phoenix Realty | Bathroom Remodels For Resale

As a leader in the Paradise Valley, Scottsdale, and Phoenix real estate market, our team at Walt Danley Realty has first-hand insight into what luxury home buyers are looking for. We know that putting a high-end home on the market requires some extra thought to meet the needs of savvy buyers. To create a luxury listing that truly stands apart, our Phoenix realty team knows that it is imperative to pay close attention to detail. When reselling a home, it’s important to make smart choices about what improvements to invest in. Remodeling the master bathroom is an excellent choice. When done well, it can create the potential for a substantial return [...] read more

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Luxury Homes and Real Estate | Fine Art

Few things set off luxury homes and real estate better than fine art. But collecting great pieces can create challenges even for experienced buyers in the art world. From choosing art that will make good investments to ensuring that you’ll love seeing the work hanging on your walls for years to come, there’s a lot to consider. Whether you’re a seasoned collector or looking to buy your first piece, here are a few tips to make sure you get the best pieces. Find What You Like Everyone loves window shopping, but there’s no window shopping that beats looking in the world’s finest art museums. Locally take a trip to SMoCA and the Phoenix [...] read more

Luxury Living: Homes with Infinity Pools

One of our Walt Danley Realty listings was included in a recent infinity pool round up by Christie’s International Real Estate, featuring dreamy spots for a refreshing dip around the world. The Spanish colonial-style estate, located in Paradise Valley, features Spanish Colonial Revival architecture of the 1920s. The current owners and famed architect, Clay Scrivner, collaborated on the design and features of the home, including reclaimed wood floors from the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, Moorish arches and hand-cut terracotta tiles. The focal point of the estate, and the article, however, is the dramatic negative-edge pool that reveals a breathtaking panorama of Camelback Mountain and the surrounding valley. Click here to view the article. read more

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Luxury Real Estate Properties With Home Offices

Luxury real estate properties in today’s market offer a wide array of options and amenities for home buyers. From gourmet kitchens to spa-inspired bathrooms, luxury home properties must live up to the expectations of those with distinctive tastes and requirements. One feature that is usually near the top of a luxury home buyer’s list is a designated home office. Home offices are incredibly popular whether they are used for work, personal business, or simply a place to surf the Internet or check emails. And, with today’s busy couples, it is not unusual for luxury real estate properties to include both his and her offices. Home Office Design Creating a home [...] read more

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Arizona Luxury Estates | Farm To Table Dining

Arizona luxury estates offer gourmet kitchens and spacious dining rooms. Such amenities are ideal for those who enjoy the finer things in life, including fine food. Up until quite recently, luxury food items were viewed as the exotic imports that came from far away. Today, what is highly valued in food is what is freshest, which often means eating things that come from close to home, while in season. What does this mean in Arizona? Arizona is blessed with lots of sunshine. So, when water is added, there’s not much that can’t be grown nearby. So next time you bite into a sweet Arizona orange, enjoy the natural sugar of [...] read more

Scottsdale luxury properties

Scottsdale Luxury Properties Dazzle with Foyers

Scottsdale luxury properties offer panoramic valley views, spacious patios and well-appointed amenities. To help set the stage for the rest of your home, we highly recommend creating an inviting foyer, especially if you are considering selling your home. After all, you never get a second chance to make a good first impression. Since the foyer is the first introduction to your home, it should dazzle and delight. Decorative Furniture and Rugs Great entryway components include furniture, rugs, lighting and artwork. Go from drab to fab with grandfather clocks, beautiful benches, Bombay tables and antique chairs. Add a pop of color and pattern with an elegant Asian-style rug to complement your decor. These [...] read more