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Luxury Apartment of the Month in Phoenix: San Paseo

Ever wanted to live in a luxurious Arizona resort? Now you can with the brand-new San Paseo, Mark-Taylor's newest community that is a part of the acclaimed Arizona Grand Resort. As a resident, you can take enjoy amenities such as full complimentary access to the Arizona Grand fitness Center and discounts on green fees, salon and spa services and more.

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Phoenix Real Estate Market Report June 2013

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As the Valley Heats Up, Sales Slow Just Slightly

Let’s look at all Valley sales from June 1, 2013 compared to June 1, 2012 using Michael Orr’s Cromford Report and data taken from ARMLS.


Top Pool Supply Stores in Phoenix



We all know the key to surviving summertime in the Valley is having a refreshing pool to relax in, yet it’s also imperative to take proper care of our outdoor water playgrounds. We’ve rounded up some of the best pool supply stores in the Valley to suit all of your aquatic needs.









Paddock Pools, Patio and Spas


If you haven’t yet joined the community of pool owners but you’re ready to take the plunge, Paddock is the way to go. Paddock Pool Designers work with you to create your dream pool and assist you every step of the way. State-of-the-art Design Centers will help bring your backyard to life with hundreds of pool photos, pool features, landscaping designs and much more.They also offer spa building, pool remodeling, swim-up bars and slides so you can create a backyard resort. Paddock has three Valley locations in Scottsdale and Tempe. 












Leslie’s Swimming Pool Supplies


Leslie’s has an unbelievable selection of pool cleaners, pool chemicals, pool heaters, pool pumps and pool filters for your above-ground pool, in-ground pool or spa. They also have a large selection of pool toys and floats, and even pool fitness equipment. Check out Leslie’s Web site for printable coupons.








Serkland Swimming Pool Service Inc.


A favorite among Phoenicians since 1961, this mom and pop pool shop is known for its excellent customer service, pool cleaning and repair abilities. Their pool care professionals are knowledgeable yet personable, and customers say they do things the “old school” way and truly show how much they care for their customers’ satisfaction. Additionally, they have a retail store with hundreds of parts for sale. 






Cactus Valley Pool Supply


For chemicals, equipment, toys, and testing, Cactus Valley is a popular choice among Phoenix residents. Known for their fair pricing and knowledgeable employees, Cactus Valley has 20 locations all over the Valley, so it’s easy to find a store nearby.






Checker Pool & Pump Supply


Checker Pool & Pump Supply has a full line of pool and spa equipment, supplies, chemicals, pumps, cleaners, motors and services. Additionally, they have a huge selection of new, used, and obsolete and hard-to-find parts. Central Phoenix residents rave about their pool experts because they have no-nonsense attitudes and strive to get to the root of the problem with minimal repair costs. 





3M Home Collection for The Container Store

With our hectic lifestyles and sometimes unpredictable schedules, staying organized can be a challenge. That’s why 3M created an exclusive line of products for The Container Store that help you keep track of your schedules, remember appointments, and display notes and artwork anywhere with no cumbersome nails or magnets necessary. Here are a few of our favorite items.








Post-it Shopping Organizer


Finally a simple way to get organized for any shopping trip! We like that it comes with a Post-it Super Sticky List Pad that’s secured with restickable foam tape so you can easily stick it to your fridge and grab it when you’re ready to go. It also has a removable pocket that’s great for keeping track of receipts and coupons. $14.99.




Post-it Reminder Tiles


These nifty little tiles made from white-washed wood provide a chic, easy way to keep track of your Post-it Notes when they’re beginning to pile up. Use the Command Strips to place the Post-it Reminder Tile on any smooth surface or wall. You can use to different colors to keep track of notes by family member, days of the week, or events. $8.99.




Post-it Reminder Tags


Even though it seems as if our buzzing phones are constantly providing calendar updates, they can be easily forgotten or overlooked. With Post-it Reminder Tags, you can write yourself a little note and have a tangible reminder looped around your handbag, backpack, or wrist. $3.99.





Scotch Display Frame


These provide an instant and stylish way to frame artwork, photos, school schedules, and more that can be hung anywhere without using nails or tacks. They eliminate the worry of wall damage and make switching out artwork or important papers as simple as slipping a new piece into the pocket. $6.99.


Luxury Apartment of the Month in Gilbert: Redstone at SanTan Village


Recently opened, Redstone at SanTan Village is pure bliss in the heart of Gilbert. Located near SanTan Village mall and easily accessible to biking, hiking and jogging trails, you will love this vibrant community in the East Valley.

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