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Jan. 3, 2017

Home Designs on Their Way Out in 2017

While hot in 2016 and previous years, there are some home design fads that are cooling off and on their way out in 2017. realtor.com predicts the trends we’ll be saying goodbye to in our Russ Lyon Sotheby’s home this year. 

Gray

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Jan. 1, 2017

Give Your Living Room a Fresh Look

Heading into the new year, do you feel like your Sotheby’s Scottsdale home’s living room needs updating? It might seem a bit overwhelming to update but there are a few easy things you can do that’ll make a big difference. 

Paint

Nothing updates a room in your Sotheby’s Scottsdale ...

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July 1, 2016

New Ice Cream Shop Opening at Scottsdale Waterfront near Scottsdale Sotheby’s

Creamistry is the latest ice cream shop opening near Sotheby’s Scottsdale at 7135 E. Camelback.  But this isn’t your ordinary ice cream.  The company, founded in 2013 in California, uses liquid nitrogen to freeze milk crystals at -321 degrees Fahrenheit.  The company claims this process creates the ...

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June 22, 2016

Sports-themed Summer Camps for Kids

Even though we’re approaching the end of June, there’s still time to sign-up your kids for a sports-themed summer camp.  From soccer to basketball to archery, there are a lot of options.  azcentral.com found several options listed below.

 

Soccer Camps

Simply Soccer International in Prescott is ...

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June 21, 2016

Safe Summer Grilling Tips

Yes, it’s hot outside, but many of us still like to grill outdoors in the summer months.  At least it doesn’t heat up the kitchen and the rest of the house.  Even though you’re cooking outside, you still need to take precautions whether you use a grill, BBQ ...

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June 19, 2016

The Ugliest Color in the World…….

I’ve done many blogs on the importance of choosing the right color when it comes to exterior and interior paint, front doors, accessories, etc.  Now, I’ve come across another article on curbed.com on the ugliest color in the world and to stay away from it at all costs ...

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June 15, 2016

DC Ranch Activities for June and July

It may be summer, but the fun continues at DC Ranch. Here are just some of the activities going on in the month of June and July.  More info at DCRanch.com

 

Dive-In Movies - Fri

What better way to spend a summer night than poolside with an outdoor ...

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June 13, 2016

Scottsdale Is a Leg Up On Being a Pet-Friendly City

I’m a dog lover.  So when I read this article on AZCentral.com about a realtor.com survey about Scottsdale ranking No. 4 in the nation for owning a dog, I just had to share.  

When it comes to finding a home in a pet-friendly city, your nose ...

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June 10, 2016

Summer Deals on Golf!

The only advantage to playing golf in triple-digit heat is the price!  Rates go down as the temperatures go up at valley golf courses.  Here are a few you might want to check out!

 

TPC SCOTTSDALE

TPC Scottsdale has two championship courses — Stadium Course & Champions ...

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June 10, 2016

Three More Resorts to Check-Out for a Staycation

In a previous blog, I mentioned The Phoenician and the Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North as resorts offering summer rates for Staycations.  Here are a few more resorts doing the same that are worth checking out.

 

JW MARRIOTT PHOENIX DESERT RIDGE RESORT & SPA

Described as ...

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