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Friday, June 15, 2012

Prescott AZ Real Estate



Prescott AZ Real Estate

$258,000 :: 1022 N Cloud Cliff Pass, Prescott Valley AZ, 86314

Posted: 14 Jun 2012 09:00 AM PDT

3 beds, 2 full baths
Home size: 2,070 sq ft
Lot Size: 7,840 sq ft
Added: 06/12/12, Last Updated: 06/12/12
Property Type: Residential / Site Blt Sgl Fam
MLS Number: 963340
Tract: Stoneridge

Beatiful and spacious home with upgrades that include high-end granite counter tops in kitchen with huge center island, tile entryway, laundry room, baths, kitchen & dining area. Double stainless sink, undercabinet kitchen lighting, upgraded H20 fixtures, & door handles. Laundry room with base & overhead cabinets, granite counter. Extended garage, custom blinds and many more upgrades.


Brought to you by The Bergamini Group, Realty Executives Northern Arizona. Call me today at (928) 237-4400, or visit my website at!

$250,000 :: 107 N Mount Vernon Ave, Prescott AZ, 86301

Posted: 13 Jun 2012 03:05 PM PDT

3 beds, 1 full, 1 part baths
Home size: 2,375 sq ft
Lot Size: 9,147 sq ft
Added: 06/13/12, Last Updated: 06/13/12
Property Type: Residential / Site Blt Sgl Fam
MLS Number: 963366
Tract: East Prescott

Own a Little Piece of this town's History! This Beautiful Historic Home needs TLC! Egyptial Revival Craftsman built around 1914, many original art decor fixtures. Wood beamed ceilings, hardwood paneling, pocket doors. Alley access. You need to see this one!!!


Brought to you by The Bergamini Group, Realty Executives Northern Arizona. Call me today at (928) 237-4400, or visit my website at!

$169,900 :: 7614 N Summit Pass, Prescott Valley AZ, 86315

Posted: 13 Jun 2012 02:42 PM PDT

3 beds, 2 full baths
Home size: 1,425 sq ft
Lot Size: 4,791 sq ft
Added: 05/29/12, Last Updated: 06/13/12
Property Type: Residential / Site Blt Sgl Fam
MLS Number: 963011
Tract: Viewpoint (Prescott Valley)
The price of this listing was last reduced on 6/13/2012 by 0%

Beautifully updated home w/great floorplan in desirable Viewpoint feels like new! Newer features are carpet, lighting, ceiling fans, paint-inside and out-16″ tile, faucets/fixtures, stainless appliances, washer/dryer, cabinets in laundry rm, gutters, baseboard, custom blinds. Has fireplace, security system, easy care yard on auto drip, nice back deck & covered patio. Clean, quiet neighborhood w/low HOA Dues and Low Taxes! Get it Quick! Home will be rented if not sold now.


Brought to you by The Bergamini Group, Realty Executives Northern Arizona. Call me today at (928) 237-4400, or visit my website at!



Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Home and Wealth Newsletter From Theron Wall


Home & Wealth from Theron Wall

Wallick & Volk Mortgage

Theron Wall

Theron Wall
Sr. Mortgage Consultant
3767 Karicio Lane, Ste B
Prescott, AZ 86303
Office: 928.445.8730
Fax: 928.445.1065
Cell: 928.533.7473
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4 points to ponder when buying a home PLUS –
5 tips for a healthy heart


Deciding to buy a home – and then choosing what type of home to buy and where – are not simply financial determinations, like picking a mutual fund to invest in. Home buying decisions can be heavily influenced by values, priorities and concerns that aren't primarily about money. Here are four factors beyond the financial arena that can enter into a home buying decision.

1. Family. There's no question that owning your home gives children a sense of stability about home, school and the wider community they live in. Family legacy can also be a consideration. Many people eventually own their home free and clear, giving them the option of passing it on to their children. Parents even buy homes as gifts for children.

2. Comfort. Owning your own home lets you customize your comfort to your own personal preferences. You can pick a location based on the noise level and on how close you like to be to your neighbors. Comfort concerns often drive people to buy rather than rent, since it's often hard to find rental homes that are large enough or in the right area.

3. Control. Owning a home gives you control over your future. You have the certainty of knowing what your housing costs are going to be for a very long period of time. Additionally, ownership gives you the power to stay put for as long as you want without having your plans change suddenly because your landlord decides to move in or sell the place.

4. Career. For many people, a large part of the home buying decision is based on the home's location in relation to their work. With the rise in telecommuting, more people today also need a home that will accommodate a well-organized office. 

What's still the #1 cause of death in the U.S.? It is coronary heart disease according to the American Heart Association.

But to lower your chances of getting heart disease, there are a number of risk factors, which are completely in your control. The American Heart Association suggests a few strategies that can greatly reduce your risk.

1. Eat Well. Healthy eating habits help you control your cholesterol, blood pressure and blood sugar levels, and maintain a healthy weight. How to do it? Eat nutrient-rich foods packed with vitamins, minerals and fiber and low in calories. Focus on vegetables, fruits, whole-grain and high-fiber foods, fish, lean protein and fat-free or low-fat dairy products.

2. Cut the cholesterol. Pay special attention to your intake of saturated fat, trans fat and cholesterol. Fat can lodge in arteries, triggering a heart attack or stroke. 

3. Get Moving.
Being physically active helps keep your blood pressure, cholesterol and weight under control. Try to get to a level where you're doing 30 minutes of activity 5 days a week. Do 10-15 minutes to start and gradually increase your time. Walking is terrific exercise. 

4. Watch Your Weight. Forget the fad diets and "miracle" weight-loss pills. To lose weight that will stay off, focus on three things:

  • Good nutrition: Foods with more vitamins and fiber and less saturated and no trans fats
  • Cutting calories: Hey, even the right foods can be bad for you if you consume too much 
  • Staying active: 30 minutes or more, at least 5 days a week

5. Stop Stress, Limit Alcohol. Eliminate sources of stress or find ways to deal with them calmly and with confidence. Curb your consumption of alcohol.

Always consult your doctor before beginning an exercise or diet program.

Would you like to know more about home financing, the housing market in your area or do you have any other related questions? Please call or email us – we're always here to help.... Have a great day!

P.S.  There are more and more reports that say the housing market appears to be turning around in many places. Mortgage rates remain near record lows and home prices are very affordable. So this could be a great time to upsize, downsize or refinance. Please call or email us now to discuss your situation.

This was sent to you because of your relationship with Theron Wall. The material provided is for informational and educational purposes only and should not be construed as investment and/or mortgage advice or a commitment to lend. Although the material is deemed to be accurate and reliable, there is no guarantee of its accuracy. The material contained in the newsletter is the property of Wallick & Volk Mortgage and cannot be reproduced for any use without prior written consent. Wallick & Volk Mortgage is an Equal Housing Lender. BK 0018295 NMLS #256412

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Fannie Mae HomePath Program Helps More Homeshoppers Become Home Owners



Fannie Mae HomePath® Program Helps More Homeshoppers Become Home Owners


With the HomePath mortgage program, more people looking for a new home may be able to make a purchase and become home owners! Fannie Mae, a government-sponsored enterprise that helps increase the availability of homeownership to low- and moderate-income buyers, owns properties that may be designated as eligible for a HomePath mortgage. Only Fannie Mae-owned properties are eligible for this special financing!
Benefits of the program include:

  • 15- and 30-year fixed-rate options and 5/1 and 7/1 LIBOR ARM options
  • Primary residences, second homes and investment properties are eligible
  • Up to 97% financing on a primary residence
  • Up to 90% financing on a second home
  • Up to 85% financing on an investment property
  • No appraisal required
  • No condo or PUD warranty required
  • All loans are run through DU with an Approve Eligible
  • Up to 6% seller contributions permitted on primary residence and second home
  • Minimum FICO 620
  • Gift funds can be used for entire down payment in some circumstances
  • No PMI required

Contact me today to learn more about HomePath financing and how I can help you turn more of your homeshoppers into home owners!



Mark Ott

Loan Officer

W.J. Bradley Mortgage Capital, LLC

Office: 928-775-9330

Cell: 928-713-9639

Fax: 928-775-9331

NMLS: 189552

License: BK-0903998

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Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Prescott Office of Tourism - Rodeo Week Newsletter



Prescott Office of Tourism Newsletter

Rodeo Week: June 28 - July 4

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Packages & Specials

Prescott Courthouse Plaza

What's better than getting away from the hustle and bustle to a gorgeous mile-high mountain retreat?
Taking advantage of cost discounts, of course!

We've got several lodging packages and specials on our website, incorporating elements from golf to shopping to family fun, you'll be sure to find something to suit your tastes and pocketbook. Go there now to begin planning your next trip to Prescott! 


Rodeo Photos

Head on over to our Flickr page to see some great photos of the World's Oldest Rodeo from years past.

Click here to view the Rodeo gallery


"Hopi Summer"

Smoki Museum

In 1927, a family from the east ventured out on a cross-country trip. An eight-day stop in Hopi resulted in an amazing friendship between two women from very different cultures.  


Learn about the story, written by Carolyn O'Bagy Davis, and see the collection from 1927 at the Smoki Museum (147 N. Arizona Ave.), on loan from Wesleyan University. Through August 31.


Naturalist Field Days

Explore nature with volunteer naturalists at the Highlands Center for Natural History (1375 S. Walker Rd.) on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 7:30 am and 9:00. Adults and children welcome. Please come prepared with water, comfortable walking shoes and layers. Free!


Effective dates: June 27 & 30 and July 4 & 7.


Live Music at Granite
Creek Vineyards  

Come experience the wonderful taste of the Arizona Territory in award-winning certified organic wines at Granite Creek Vineyards (2515 N Road 1 East in Chino Valley) on June 30 from 1:00 to 5:00 pm. Enjoy live music from talented local musicians every Saturday afternoon.

Now Open: Block Six Catering providing on-site catering and wine-friendly fare available
for purchase every weekend at Granite Creek Vineyards, no reservation needed.

Visit the Granite Creek Vineyards website for more information, or call 928-636-2003. 


Bronzesmith Foundry Tours 


Bronzesmith Fine Art Foundry & Gallery (7331 E. 2nd St., Prescott Valley) is a full-service foundry dedicated from the creation to completion of limited edition bronze sculpture.  


Tour the Foundry every Thursday. Witness for yourself how an artist's sculpture comes to life in step-by-step demonstrations of bronze casting and the lost wax process.     


Witness the excitement of a bronze pour. Enjoy our gallery and sculpture garden. Tours are on Thursdays at 11:00 am by appointment only. Cost is $10 per person. Individuals and small groups welcome.  


Visit Bronzesmith's website for more information. 


"Rodeo Gals: When Bronc Riders Wore Lipstick" 

Phippen Museum of Western Art


The Phippen Museum of Western Art (4701 Hwy. 89 N.) presents this unique exhibit, bringing Cheri Raftery's extensive collection of clothing, equipment and photographs from the golden age of the cowgirl to the Phippen Museum.


Through August 26. 


"Ladies of the Garden: We Will Vote"  

SHM sign


Sharlot Hall Museum's Blue Rose Theater (415 W. Gurley St.) presents an original historical play written by Randi Wise and Jody Drake that tells the compelling stories of women honored in the Museum's Territorial Rose Garden.

Tickets are $10 ($8 for Museum members) in advance and
$14 at the door. Call 928-445-3122 for tickets and information; seating is limited.

Additional performances:
June 23 - 2:00 & 7:30 pm
June 28 - 6:30 pm
June 29 - 7:30 pm
June 30 - 2:00 & 7:30 pm 

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 Following is a sample of events taking place in Prescott during the week of the 125th Annual World's Oldest Rodeo. For a more comprehensive calendar of events, as well as information about lodging,
dining, outdoor adventure, shopping and
more, please visit our website at


Rodeo Performances  

June 28 - July 4

Prescott Rodeo Grounds
840 Rodeo Dr., Prescott

The World's Oldest Rodeo celebrates its 125th season in the same year that Arizona celebrates its 100th birthday! This year's Rodeo is therefore an official Centennial event.

Since 1888, folks have come from miles around to see what the ruckus in Prescott, Arizona was all about.

Every year that ruckus gets bigger, the contestants more daring and bold. When the bulls, the horses, the clowns come to town...well, let's just say you'll want to see what's kicking up all that dust.

This rodeo is the world's oldest, and it's happening June 28 - July 4. For tickets, call 866-407-6336 or  buy them online now. Cost: $12 to $25.

Performance Schedule:
Thursday, June 28 - 7:30 pm
Friday, June 29 - 7:30 pm
Saturday, June 30 - 1:30 pm
Saturday, June 30 - 7:30 pm
Sunday, July 1 - 7:30 pm
Monday, July 2 - 7:30 pm
Tuesday, July 3 - 7:30 pm
Wednesday, July 4 - 1:30 pm


Rodeo Dance

June 28 - 30

M & I Bank Parking Lot, 8:00 pm to 1:00 am 

303 N. Montezuma St., Prescott

You're invited to come kick up your heels to the music of the J. David Sloan Band at the Prescott Frontier Days Dance.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to kick up a little dust with fellow rodeo fans, cowboys, cowgirls, and rodeo contestants! It promises to be a great time! Cost: $5.


Kiwanis Kiddie Parade 

June 29

Prescott Courthouse Plaza, 9:00 am
120 S. Cortez St., Prescott

The Kiwanis Club of Prescott is proud to produce this event where the children of Prescott are the stars! A Frontier Days tradition, the Kiddie Parade is the Friday before Prescott's big Frontier Days Parade.

No advance registration is necessary. No cost to participate. Awards will be given after the parade, on north steps of Courthouse Plaza.


32nd Annual Rodeo Days

Fine Arts & Crafts Show 

June 29 - July 1

Prescott Courthouse Plaza, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
120 S. Cortez St., Prescott

Come to the historic Courthouse Plaza for three days of fun during the 32nd Annual Rodeo Days Fine Arts & Crafts Show.

Enjoy the the beautiful grass and tall shade trees of Prescott's Courthouse Plaza, while perusing approximately 150 juried arts and crafts vendors. Cost: free. 


Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo Parade 

June 30

Prescott Courthouse Plaza, 9:00 am 

120 S. Cortez St., Prescott

Join us for this great tradition: the second-largest parade in the state (after the Fiesta Bowl). The theme for this year's parade is "Prescott: Where it All Began."


Downtown Summer Concert Series 

Thru September 5
Elks Opera House, 6:30 pm

117 E. Gurley St., Prescott


Enjoy free, live entertainment every Tuesday through Friday (and some Saturdays) through September 5. During Rodeo Week, live entertainment is as follows: the Lynx Creek Cloggers on June 27, Jazz a la Mode on July 3 and Prescott Karaoke Idol on July 5. 


City of Prescott 4th of July Extravaganza

July 4
Pioneer Park, 12:00 to 10:00 pm

1200 Commerce Dr., Prescott


Largest fireworks show and all-day family fun in the Quad-City area! Free admission and free shuttle parking.

Festivities start at noon and go until 10:30 pm. All-day carnival includes zip-lining, water slides, bungee trampoline jumping, climbing walls, carnival games, spinning gyro, electric swings, mindwinder, train,  zorbing, and much more.

Contests, give-a-ways, face painting, airbrush tattoos, and a free craft tent where kids can make five cool crafts from tote bags to fill with goodies, hats, sport water bottles, sunglasses and cool jewelry! All this included with the wristband price. Live entertainment with Crossfire, Road One South and more.

Fireworks show at 9:00 pm. Please, no pets.

Pre-sale carnival wrist bands can be purchased for $12 ($15 at the gate). Locations: City of Prescott, Grace Sparkes Activity Center, Freedom Station Prescott Valley and Fry's Markets. Purchase the pre-sale carnival wristband and you'll also receive a free mini-golf or attraction at Freedom Station, a $7 value!

Free shuttle parking at Embry-Riddel on Willow Creek Rd. to Pioneer Park. We encourage people to take advantage of the Park-and-Ride free shuttle. Take Willow Creek Road to Dan Carol Rd. Park your car and take a free, two-minute shuttle over to Pioneer Park. There's room for your coolers, strollers, and shade canopies. For more information, please call 928-777-1349.


Prescott's Great Outdoors

If you don't already know, then you've learned from this newsletter that Prescott is known as the home of the World's Oldest Rodeo. There's history and cultural heritage, beautiful scenery and plenty of great arts and events. But we also have
great outdoor adventure opportunities. Have a look at this video to learn more.

Prescott's Great Outdoors

Prescott's Great Outdoors





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