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Mon Feb 5, 2018
Karen Peyton answered:
Well...there's definitely going to be traffic noise!

The level of "acceptable" noise really depends on your personal level of tolerance and how you intend to "live" in the home (e.g. backyard parties as compared to staying inside).

And yes, you can knock on doors to ask the neighbors but you have to understand they probably have become immune. My suggestion is to pull your car onto the access road and either roll down all windows or step out - doing so during a fairly low traffic time. Why low traffic? Because cars traveling in a stop-and-go fashion are not noisy. It's only when traffic is low that you hear cars "zooming" by.

Good luck! And if you need an agent, contact me.

Karen Peyton, Associate Broker
Arbor Realty
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Thu Aug 11, 2016
Gardenguy answered:
I too live in Rio Verde and have had hauled water for over 12 years. Started with a well and switched to hauled water after it started pumping brown water. I have never had a problem with the haulers and always found them to be more then prompt if I felt I needed water on short notice. After owning several homes with wells I prefer hauled water due to less maintenance and you can pay for a lifetime of maintence fees and the cost of drilling a well for the price I pay for hauling water. Go with hauled water and don't look back it is on par with city water and sewer cost and less taxes to boot..... ... more
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Thu Sep 24, 2015
Karen Peyton answered:
Of course it can work! Location is the reason people live in city apartments as opposed to a "McMansions" in the boondocks!

If you will be out of state, do you have a caretaker?

While I am not involved in property management, my company has successfully managed investor portfolios for 25+ years!

If you'd like more info, message me through Trulia.

All the best!

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Tue Jun 30, 2015
Tobi Hawley answered:
Check out .... This is a brand new development in between Troon & Troon North Golf Clubs in N Scottsdale on Alma School Rd just N of Happy Valley Rd. However, it is NOT a part of Troon so you don't have the higher association fees but you can still join either one and you are surrounded by other great golf courses nearby. This development is brand new and fits your criteria above. It is gated, heated pool/spa, gym and across the street from The Four Seasons Resort! You can join there too! This community just sold out ahead of schedule but there are a few incredible re-sales in there with great views. This builder has another new development called "The Ridge" nearby as well. I live and golf in the area and just love it! ... more
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Thu May 7, 2015
Bryan Hamby answered:
It really depends on the type of renter you are looking for while you are not living in the property. In addition to seasonal rentals, your home (if in the right North Scottsdale location) can attract weekly and monthly renters for Spring training as well. Baseball teams have to live somewhere as well. :)

Bryan Hamby
10601 N. Hayden Rd #I-100
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
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Sat Sep 13, 2014
Steve Burgess answered:
Most chances are that pools does increases the rate of property by max to max 5-8%, but that shouldn't be worrying since you can always avail housing loan with a low rate of interest.
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Fri Apr 11, 2014
Carmen Brodeur, JD answered:
Like any city, Scottsdale varies by location. Its best to speak with an agent and boil it down by the location, the home size/price and that will help determine approximate rental value. ... more
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Thu Apr 10, 2014
Bianca Bennett answered:
We can help you find the right place, if you would like to own a property. Have you spoke with a lender to see if you can qualify to buy a house? It's better to buy instead of renting, because interest rates are still historically low. Based on your budget we can find you a house based on your search criteria in different parts of Phoenix.... If you would like to have a lender contact you to qualify you, please let me know and I will have someone give you a call.

Best Regards,
Bianca Bennett
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Sun Mar 31, 2013
Jane and Jeff Daley, PhD answered:
Greetings Donald - You would truly serve youself by hiring a REALTOR(R) that is experienced and skilled at working with Buyers. Sites like Trulia and Zillow usually only update once a day and I found that some listings showed active long after the transaction closed. Remember that your REALTOR(R) that work with buyers are usually at no cost to the buyer as typically the seller pays their fee.

Laura Meyers offered her home search system for you to use. She works in the realm of excellence and has some good resources so you may want to take her up on the offer. She could be very beneficial to your home transaction. We listed a home in this price range a couple of weeks ago and had over 10 offer in hand in the first 24 hours. Yes, it was a good buy, a bank owned property, in the right location, with the right amnenities. The same house that everyone is looking for today. Do yourself a favor and call Laura.

Jeff Daley, PhD
Luxury Valley Homes
Scottsdale, Arizona
Licensed REALTOR(R) State of Arizona, West USA Realty
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Fri Jun 3, 2011
Lisa Lucky answered:
Here's the transportation master plan showing plans to widen Dynamite from divided 2 lanes each way to 3 lanes. Table 8-2 shows Existing and Future Traffic Forecasts. Much less traffic than Shea Blvd and about the same as Pinnacle Peak Rd between Scottsdale and Pima. The Troon are is a wonderful place to live - higher elevation, cleaner air, cooler temperatures and close to town. We've lived in the area since 1997. ... more
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Fri Oct 29, 2010
James Wehner answered:
You may want to consider finding a home that doesn't have a pool than deal with locating and installing a pool cover. The pool's surface and all if it's equipment will deteriorate over time without use and will become more of a hassle than it's worth. ... more
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Fri Aug 22, 2008
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Sun May 13, 2007
Spirit Messingham answered:
Consider working with a local agent or Realtor, if not, on your own at least get it on MLS and price it right. Best of luck.
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