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Exclusive Homes | Real Estate Serenity

Exclusive homes in and around Paradise Valley offer residents the peace and serenity they desire from a home in the desert Southwest. Just imagine gazing from your home at the vistas of rugged mountain terrain and dramatic watercolor-washed skies that fade into the horizon. But there is also something to be said for creating spaces inside your home that inspire inner quiet and tranquility. A zen place, if you will. Retreat For Relaxation Designing a calming retreat in your home always begins with a clean, fresh canvas. Starting from scratch with a bare room can help you gradually envision both the look and the feel of your quiet place. Choosing [...] read more

Best Phoenix Real Estate Agents For Luxury Homes

The best Phoenix real estate agents know what it takes to buy and sell high-end property here in the Valley. For most, however, they are operating as independent business owners under the umbrella of a particular brokerage. At Walt Danley Realty, we operate under a business model that sets us apart from the rest. For us, it’s about the Power of the Team. A Unique Approach Our business philosophy is based on combining Walt Danley’s extensive market knowledge and negotiation skills with the expertise of real estate professionals who have proven themselves as the best Phoenix real estate agents in their own right. However, instead of working independently and in [...] read more

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Scottsdale Luxury Estates | Halloween Balloon Fest

Halloween is almost here, and that means one thing for residents of Scottsdale luxury estates: It’s time for the 6th Annual Balloon Spooktacular at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick. A Scottsdale tradition, the Balloon Spooktacular offers local families the chance to celebrate Halloween in a fun, safe, and colorful environment. The hot air balloons will be lit up for an evening glow and remain on the ground so guests can get a close-up view. Each balloon will also serve as a pit-stop for trick-or-treating! Designed for all ages, this event has something for everyone: More than 20 hot air balloons on display 4,000 pounds of candy for trick-or-treaters Live [...] read more

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Luxury Real Estate In Arizona | Smart Home Technology

Luxury real estate in Arizona should not only be beautiful, but should also have the most high-tech amenities that the industry has to offer. There are many fun and interesting smart home gadgets on the market that not only make life easier, but can also provide cost savings on energy and safety for the homeowner. Here are some examples of gadgets to consider: Intuitive Programmable Thermostats Today’s cutting edge thermostats can not only be programmed to keep temperatures consistent throughout the day, but can also sense motion in the house and automatically increase your home’s temperature when no one is home. Many of these systems can also be controlled by [...] read more

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Arizona Modern Home | Updated Kitchen Design

If you could have your dream kitchen in your Arizona modern home, what would it include?  This is a common question that home buyers ponder, and their responses are just as diverse as there are styles of kitchen design. Home buyers typically want the kitchen to be the heart of their home as it is typically where a lot of life happens. This is the place where families get together over shared meals, where kids often do their homework, and guests gather during a party. That’s why it’s imperative to create a kitchen to meet your lifestyle. When designing your ideal kitchen in your luxury home, you will first want [...] read more

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Choosing A Luxury Home In A Golf Community

When choosing a luxury home in Arizona, there are several criteria that home buyers are looking for. Of course, location is always at the top of the list. With a myriad of luxury homes in Scottsdale, our team at Walt Danley Realty has the consistent pleasure of helping our clients find exactly what they are looking for. Many of our clients are drawn to the exclusivity of golf course community living. There’s just something about the expansive landscape vistas, private club lifestyle, and immediate access to top-rated golf experiences just a short golf cart ride away. There are several golf course communities in Scottsdale from which to choose. Some with [...] read more

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Custom Homes In Paradise Valley | Kid-Friendly Yards

When designing or decorating custom homes in Paradise Valley, much of the focus begins with the interior space. But if you have a family with young children, you know that having a great backyard is just as important. Creating a kid-friendly, custom backyard means more than just installing a swing set and a trampoline, especially for custom homes in Paradise Valley. You want to do something that is unique and unlike the at-home playgrounds of any of your children’s friends. Here are some creative ideas that will wow your kids and their friends: A backyard pool, of course, is always a hit. But adding one-of-a kind features will make it [...] read more

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Arizona Luxury Real Estate | Organic Gardens

One of the benefits of Arizona luxury real estate is that it often includes a good sized parcel of land. Of course, this allows you the opportunity to create an outdoor space that meets all of your wants and needs. For those who love gardening and enjoy home grown produce, you may want to consider planting your own organic vegetable garden. Gardens are a beautiful use of yard space on your Arizona luxury real estate and can continue to grow and produce vegetables all year round. If you are a gardening beginner, it is wise to start small and build up your garden over time. Start with a couple of [...] read more

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Paradise Valley Real Estate | Wallpaper Is Back

One of the latest interior design features for Paradise Valley real estate homes may at first seem like a blast from the past. But wallpaper is making a comeback and for good reason…it’s absolutely beautiful and affordable! Thanks to new trends in technology and manufacturing, wallpaper today is a far cry from the flocked and floral varieties of days gone by. Today’s designs are definitely not your grandmother’s wallpaper. The old techniques for making wallpaper were tedious and time consuming as they were done by hand. Driven by computer-operated equipment, modern wallpaper is created inexpensively and with precision accuracy. And, the possibilities for unique and creative designs are limitless! For [...] read more

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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