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Val Vista Lakes in Gilbert AZ, Mesa, Chandler, Scottsdale and Phoenix are the primary area's where Captain Bill serves Sellers, Relocating, Move-up and Downsizing Buyers. Contact Captain Bill to learn more about homes for sale in Val Vista Lakes Gilbert AZ. Sellers, ask about Captain Bill's 45-Day Listing Agreement.
Gilbert Rodeo Days are Back in Gilbert AZ The Gilbert Rodeo for years was held at the Gilbert Rodeo grounds in Val Vista Drive near Ray Rd. It was located on top of a land fill, and unfortunately it was determined that the land fill had a leak of some sort that had to be take care of.  In order t...
Val Vista Lakes Home Erroneous Appraisals, The Challenge One of my Val Vista Lakes listings had a recent appraisal that came in low given the condition of the home and the fast increasing market. In studying the appraisal report I found some glaring errors and ended up writing a 4 page challenge ...
Val Vista Lakes Home for Sale, How to Prepare for Showing Showing Preparation Have a minimum one-hour showing notice. That gives you plenty of time to do a last minute tidy up. If you need to block certain hours, have me put those hours in the MLS listing so the buyers agents will have advance no...
Val Vista Lakes Home for Sale, Master Bedroom on First Floor - Too Late We had an acceptable contract within 2 days, but waited for 5 days to see if we would have a better offer before accepting. The seller listened to Captain Bill on how to prepare the home for sale, and because of that was able...
Val Vista Lakes Home -  Sellers Showing Tips This post will cover a few items sellers should consider when preparing to show their Val Vista Lakes home for sale. In my next two posts I'll discuss "Preparing Your Val Vista Lakes Home for Showing", and "To Show My Val Vista Lakes Home For Sale, Sho...
Prepare my Val Vista Lakes Home for Sale with Professional Description In my previous blog posts I've discussed how to sell your Val Vista Lakes home faster and for top dollar by Decluttering, Staging, and using a Professional Photographer. It works; it is work; and there is a cost involved. Howe...
Things Are Not Always as They Seem   Captain Bill takes his work as a Val Vista Lakes real estate broker very seriously and works very hard to do everything possible to sell his clients Val Vista Lakes Homes in the fastest time and at top dollar. There are times when we just have to sit back and ...
  Val Vista Lakes Gilbert AZ Walking Path 1.6 miles Val Vista Lakes in Gilbert AZ is a great place to walk, jog, walk your dog, or ride your bike. The main streets all have bike lanes, and the winding sidewalks are all wide enough for two dog walkers to safely pass. Many times the dogs relate to ...
Your Val Vista Lakes Home for Sale Deserves Professional Photographs The 2011 National Association of Realtors 120 page report of what buyers and sellers need shows the following facts: 88% of Buyers began their home search on the internet (for your Val Vista Lakes home). 85% of Buyers said that ...
Prepare my Val Vista Lakes Home for Sale by Decluttering, How to You have lived in your Val Vista Lakes home for many years now and the way you keep our home has become a habit. It may be clean, neat, cozy and homey to you, but to a potential buyer the items in view may be considered "clutter" an...

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Val Vista Lakes Waterfront Listings

Val Vista Lakes in Gilbert AZ is a lake community with gorgeous waterfront homes available for sale. These Val Vista Lakes Gilbert homes are located in the East Valley of the Phoenix area.

Captain Bill lives in Val Vista Lakes; and is an active member of the Val Vista Lakes community.

He writes many articles on his blog about the Val Vista Lakes waterfront community, and in addition he writes about his favorite Town of Gilbert AZ.