Where is Payson, AZ, and why should I buy a house there?

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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Leslie Prest, Prest Realty, Sales and Rentals in Payson, AZ
Real estate and homes for sale or rent in Payson, Arizona.
This was my flower bed this afternoon. The pansies bloom all winter, even though we get down to teens or 20s at night, and get snow. It has melted now, but more snow is probably coming tonight. We are only about 90 minutes drive from Phoenix, but we are 5,000 ft. elevation.
  This home has just come on the rental market. It is in a subdivision named Payson Pines, where all the homes are wood sided like this. It makes for an attractive neighborhood. This home has 2 bedrooms, 2 baths (hall and master), a sliding door pantry in the kitchen, a dining area, a 2-car gare...
If you garden, you know it's not too early to be planning and ordering seeds.  For cool season crops, seedlings need to be started SOON, at least in our area. If you live in or near Payson, Arizona, consider planting a few extra veggies to sell at the Farmers Market. Won't have enough? There is ...
 UPDATE- late January- this one is leased! This is a nice home in a great neighborhood (Alpine Village subdivision) in a quiet area of Payson. There are 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, dining room and breakfast area, a 2-car garage, a large covered deck, a fenced backyard. All for $990 per month! For more ...
UPDATE- this one is SOLD! his home is in Payson North subdivision, which is a nice area of Payson. It is an older neighborhood with much vegetation, and even older places are usually well maintained. This is a "kit" site-built home. It has 2 bedrooms, one full bath and one half. It needs cosmetic...
  I love the New Year! It feels like a blank page, just waiting for me to write on! A new start, another chance, a do-over. It feels hopeful and optimistic. I'll get healthier, and feel better, and have more energy. I'll get my office and my business better organized. I can do anything! OK, I'm ...
You know the phrase "once in a  Blue Moon". It refers to something rare, because blue moons don't happen too often. When I was a kid I thought a "blue moon" meant one that really looked blue. But it was explained to me that the phrase is now used to mean either a fourth full moon in a season, or ...
Too cold for my cat, LC, to go out and actually CHASE the birds. She'd rather watch them through the window.
Yes, even in Arizona! We are only about an hour's drive from the edge of the Phoenix metro area, but at 5,000 ft elevation Payson gets a few snows a year. It snows, it looks lovely, and then it is GONE before it gets nasty. We have 4 mild seasons in Payson. Winter nights may be cold (teens and 20...
Update: It started snowing yesterday about 3pm, and we got several inches. Yes, it DOES snow in Arizona. The picture I have up for my profile was taken in my backyard last year. But we get most of our snow in the Spring. I've seen 2 foot of snow over Easter holiday several times in the 20 years w...

Leslie Prest

Owner, Assoc. Broker, Prest Realty, Payson,
local_phone(928) 472-7402
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