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Sat Jun 24, 2017
Diannes answered:
While the specific situation described here was likely resolved years ago, I thought I would add some info here that could be useful to others who stumble upon this later. Disclaimer: I am neither an agent nor an attorney, but am generally familiar with service dog law.

The obligations of housing providers to accommodate animals that benefit individuals with disabilities are described here: https://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/documents/huddoc%3Fid%3Dservanimals_ntcfheo2013-01.pdf The regulations apply equally to trained service dogs and to other animals that help individuals with disabilities (commonly referred to as "emotional support animals", although I have occasionally heard them referred to as therapy animals as well).

Both homeowners' associations and landlords need to comply with these regulations.

Short answer: an HOA and (most) landlords must waive no-pets policies and size restrictions for animals that benefit individuals with disabilities. So on the face of it, the HOA's actions described here are illegal.

However, the HOA is within their rights to require the dog be removed on the basis of the fact that it appears to be a direct threat to the health and safety of others. A court would most likely find that a large dog's snapping at someone is sufficient evidence that the dog is a direct threat, regardless of the fact that the dog was being teased at the time.

I hope this helps.
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Thu Nov 10, 2016
Karen Peyton answered:
As you're already aware, Trulia is not a real estate company and only advertises property for sale. Since you will use an agent to purchase a home in Scottsdale, you might as well make the break now, and find an agent who can provide accurate information, in a timely manner, of only the properties you want to see.

Message me, or use the Find an Agent tab at the top of the page to get started.

Good luck!
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Mon Sep 28, 2015
Gloria Moore answered:
We live at 141st Street and Bajada Drive (south off of Dynamite) and it is always 10 to 15 degrees cooler than Phoenix temperature. The views of the McDowells, 4 peaks and all the hiking and riding trails are wonderful. The price on homes here is considerable less than elsewhere in Scottsdale. And the lots are usually 1 !/4 acre and up. There is room for your horses and quads This area is a hidden gem in Scottsdale. ... more
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Wed Jul 15, 2015
Artccontreras answered:
Hello , I am trying to figure out the HOA Fees for troon north
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Mon Jul 6, 2015
Brion Crum answered:
The entire area near Kierland Commons in N Scottsdale has a variety of furniture stores. However, it is best to work with a design professional who can assist you in determining what vendors, resources and stores are most suitable for your needs. They often have preferred pricing with the stores and workrooms. ... more
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Mon May 11, 2015
Deanna Peters answered:
You can check crimemapping.com or call the local police department for information on the area. Also, if there was crime involving a home you are buying and an insurance claim was paid or filed, that will show up during the disclosure of the purchase. ... more
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Sun Mar 15, 2015
Jeff Fisher answered:
The canal backs are our own beach front property! Haha, there are so many good routes that the canals criss cross through and some great neighborhoods too.
If you're into trail running, we have some fantastic hiking trails that will rest your endurance too! ... more
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Sun Mar 15, 2015
Jeff Fisher answered:
Another year and its in full swing again! So much fun and activity in Scottsdale this time of year. I realize this question was asked a few years ago, bnut every year brings more and more visitors and even better events and activities. Come to Scottsdale and get your Spring Training fix! ... more
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Thu Jan 1, 2015
Jennie Miller, Pllc answered:
There are several subdivisions in Scottsdale that are on leased land. Here is a list of homes that are currently listed as active on the MLS.

http://www.flexmls.com/cgi-bin/mainmenu.cgi?cmd=url+other/run_public_link.html&public_link_tech_id=151yfttwkke4&s=12&id=1&cid=1 ... more
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Thu Jan 1, 2015
Jennie Miller, Pllc answered:
This wonderful city of Scottsdale, AZ!
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Thu Jan 1, 2015
Jennie Miller, Pllc answered:
If you would like to check the crime rates in a particular zip code or for an address, you can put the address in online at www.crimereports.com.
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Wed Dec 10, 2014
Mark Leach answered:
Scottsdale has tons of hotels, and even more motels. What are you looking for in the hotel exactly? I know that they have one for every budget, and with all kinds of amenities. I have stayed in Scottsdale many times.
Mark Leach | http://www.bestwesternwilliamslake.com/en/rooms_and_rates.html
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Wed Oct 15, 2014
Jennie Miller, Pllc answered:
The lender that is financing your home may require that you have flood insurance if the home is located in a flood zone. The best recommendation for you is to contact the lender and/or a homeowner's insurance agent for more information. ... more
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Wed Jul 23, 2014
Jennie Miller, Pllc answered:
You can look this up on crimereports.com
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Wed Jul 23, 2014
Jennie Miller, Pllc answered:
Have you looked on the city website yet to see the bus routes?
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Fri Apr 11, 2014
Keith Jean-Pierre answered:
This is not the greatest place to get an answer to this question. I would suggest Google.
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Fri Nov 1, 2013
Bianca Bennett answered:
Did you contact the below websites? Were you able to find out the information you were interested in?

Best Regards,

Real Estate Professional / Prestige Realty
Bianca Bennett / 602-570-7898
Bianca@InvestInArizonaHomes.com
Website: www.InvestInArizonaHomes.com
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Thu Aug 22, 2013
scott farmer answered:
Each city tracks these statistics. As agents, we must lead you to the source (ie. the police web site). In Scottsdale, for example, the site is: http://www.scottsdaleaz.gov/Page207.aspx

Google "(city name) crime statistics."

Here you can see plenty of information on crime linked to a map of the city. You can then locate any home you are interested in and see the crime activity (if any).

ScottsdaleScott.com
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Tue Jun 18, 2013
Paola M. Garcia-Carrillo answered:
How do you mean "snatched up"... it's a buyer's market and I see price reductions on 20% of the MLS listings in Scottsdale and Fountain Hills. The buyers have the upper hand and if you see any "snatching up" it means the situation isn't really understood. Look deeper. ... more
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Tue Aug 7, 2012
Susd Mother answered:
Mother of Scottsdale Student.

Saguaro High is a bit smaller and may be a good choice compared to Chaparral or Desert Mountain. Coronado is not good for you and I just don't know about Arcadia. Make sure that you have a doctor document your anxiety and then work with the school psychologist from the very outset. Also make sure everyone is aware of the issue. You may also consider getting on a '504' Plan which might help. You can get info on this from the District website. ... more
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