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Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty Welcomes Kandis Richardson

As a real estate advisor for Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty, Kandis has successfully combined her experience in commercial construction with her ability as a top-class negotiator.  She has separated herself from other sales people by offering a unique customer- service experience. When combined with her experience and over $100,000,000 in sales, Kandis has the ability to offer unparalleled client results.  She brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to your home sale and/or purchase.

Known for her warm and accessible personality, and tireless work ethic, she focuses on clear and honest communication with all parties during a real estate transaction.  Kandis’ professional ethics are unwavering, which leads her to be responsive, dedicated, and working toward your interests alone.  As a native of California and relocating to Arizona, she will share many decades’ worth of professional and local knowledge. Her areas of specialization include single family residences, condominiums, investment services, probate, SFR (Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource Specialist) and SRES (Senior Real Estate Specialist).  Primarily a listing agent, Kandis offers a powerful marketing system designed to sell a property quickly and for top dollar.  As a buyer’s representative she combines superior area knowledge. With her great communication skills, she brings peace of mind during each transaction.

During her private time Kandis enjoys spending time with her two children, hiking, biking, yoga, animals, community service and being in a warm and sunny climate. A naturally positive, upbeat and energetic person, when working with Kandis you will see why so many of her clients become friends and recommend her professional services to their family and friends.      

“It is a true honor to be a part of a local and national brand such as Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty,” Richardson said.  “I am truly excited for this opportunity and know that I can positively represent my clients interests with an amazing, professional reputation that Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty has to offer.”

Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty has gathered realty experts in the field of luxury real estate dedicated to the ideals of integrity and professionalism. Additionally, the seasoned management innovatively supports the efforts of the company’s agents to create a dynamic and inspiring atmosphere that invigorates and hones the skills of everyone involved.

“Kandis is an extraordinary addition to our Camelback Tower office,” said Sales Manager, Heather McNamara. “Kandis epitomizes the perfect Real Estate agent that we desire to be in business with at Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty. I am so grateful that she chose our Real Estate Firm to be in business with! I know that with her track record of success, she will be a huge asset to anyone buying or selling real estate in Arizona. Welcome to the family, Kandis!”

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Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty Welcomes Racquel Miller

Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty is dedicated to bringing the highest level of service to today’s home buyers and sellers. This tradition continues with the recent addition of luxury real estate agent, Racquel Miller, to the Camelback Tower.

Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty agents strive to deliver real estate experiences beyond expectations to enhance lifestyles for their clients, expanding their reputation as the most respected name in real estate.

Racquel and her family have called Paradise Valley home for almost two decades. With first-hand knowledge of this exquisite area, she can offer an exceptional home buying experience. As a past educator, Racquel understand the importance of market knowledge. That translates into helping sellers achieve optimal market positioning and finding the absolute best location, home and value that meets any buyers’ needs.  While listing and sales transaction are inherently complex, her main goal: make your move as seamless as possible. 

 Racquel moved to the United States when she was 12 years old. She grew up in South Florida and attended the University of Miami, earning both a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Master in Education. Arizona became her home in 1994. She later was married to her current husband, Jamir Miller, and now has three beautiful children.

Her husband was blessed to have a 10 Year, All Pro Career, in the National Football League. As an NFL wife, she was able to live a life of servitude. They are true believers in always giving back, leading to the creation of their Jamir Miller Foundation, supporting women and children at risk. Racquel has chaired and supported many fundraising events and continues to stay involved in her community.

“My passion is helping others and my calling card is service, at the highest level,” said Racquel Miller. “I am thrilled to be part of the Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty team at the Camelback Tower.  I look forward to having the opportunity to service clients with my first-hand knowledge of our exquisite neighborhoods.”

Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty has gathered realty experts in the field of luxury real estate dedicated to the ideals of integrity and professionalism. Additionally, the seasoned management innovatively supports the efforts of the company’s agents to create a dynamic and inspiring atmosphere that invigorates and hones the skills of everyone involved.

“Racquel Miller is an extraordinary addition to our Camelback Tower office,” said Sales Manager, Heather McNamara. “Raquel epitomizes the perfect Real Estate agent that we desire to be in business with at Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty. I am so grateful that she chose our Real Estate Firm to be in business with! I know that with her track record of success and servant leader mentality, she will be a huge asset to anyone buying or selling real estate in Arizona. Welcome to the family, Raquel!”

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Eco-Friendly Homes For Sale By Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty

With most luxury homes, you can’t have it all – stunning custom finishes, elegant layouts, and innovative utilities that respect the environment. But Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty is offering eco-friendly homes for sale with state-of-the-art designs, beautiful architecture, and extravagant amenities.            

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The Property Man: Lost Canyon Home Sneak Peek

Bob Massi, The Property Man, and Dave Pattison of the Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty Pinnacle Peak office takes us inside and around a property that just soaks up the essence of its surroundings in Scottsdale, AZ.

Tune in this Friday June 23, 2017 8:30 PM EST on the Fox Business Network

Here’s your sneak peek!

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The Property Man: Paradise Valley Home Sneak Peak

Bob Massi, The Property Man, and Lisa Wadey of the Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty DC Ranch office takes us inside this beautiful Mediterranean estate hidden away in Paradise Valley, Arizona.

Tune in this Friday June 16, 2017 8:30 PM EST on the Fox Business Network

Here’s your sneak peek!

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Significant Sale ~ The Salke Home Sells for $4,350,000

Luxury real estate experts Jay Pennypacker, Debbie Negrin, Will Foote and Tracy Fitzgerald closed on this Scottsdale estate for $4,350,000.

The 4-bedroom, 5-bathroom home, located in Estancia was home to Joan and Michael Salke, who made Art and Antiques top 100 collectors list. The 7,300-square-foot home designed by Scottsdale based architecture firm, Drewett Works, includes a massive, dual segment butterfly roof incorporating two 75-foot wings. It floats above an elevated, golf course lot in Estancia with panoramic golf, Pinnacle Peak and sunset views. It features an abundance of specialty glass and large, long walls perfect for an extensive art collection. An open, great room and kitchen concept is perfect for entertaining while the split floor plan works well for family and guests.

“It takes merely a second on site to realize that this artfully designed home is an architectural masterpiece,” said Pennypacker. “It truly exemplifies the ideals of beauty and luxury.”

Architecture, Business, Real Estate, Residential, Residential Architecture, Residential Real Estate, Russ Lyon

Significant Sale ~ $6,900,000 by Lisa Westcott-Wadey

Luxury real estate expert Lisa Westcott-Wadey of Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty DC Ranch office has sold a $6,900,000 home in the exclusive Upper Canyon of Silverleaf.

This spectacular Calvis Wyatt estate offers breathtaking views of the city, sunsets and surrounding mountains. The 11,000 SF home boasts uncompromised attention to detail and features 6 bedrooms, 8 baths, private detached Casita, gourmet custom kitchen with catering entrance, large laundry/craft room, lush landscaping, game room, pool, spa and outdoor kitchen, multiple fireplaces and water features, theatre, elaborate wine cellar with custom corked flooring, wood paneled office, and elevator for easy access. Front courtyard offers water feature, fireplace, and mountain & sunrise views. The Casita offers its own private courtyard, suite, and spectacular views. An enormous amount of thought and detail went into the planning of this home.

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Significant Sale ~ $2,400,000 by David Newman

Luxury real estate David Newman sells Southwest style Spanish Hacienda home in Paradise Valley for $2,400,000.

The 4-bedroom, 6.5-bathroom home is nestled on 2+ acres in the native landscape. This stylish home was a collaboration between the owner and architect Daniel Eastburn with entertaining and outdoor living in mind. The exterior of this home features classic earth-toned, extra-thick stucco walls with softly rounded corners, flat roof with canales draining rain water through the parapet walls, and flagstone patios covered with wood beamed ceiling supported by wooden columns. The orientation offers passive solar warmth as abundant southern windows capture the low winter sun for natural heating. Both outside and inside, the simplicity of warm natural materials create an earthy, informal setting for gathering.

Additional features include a large office, workout room, sport court, pool and hot tub and the living area sports a grand wood burning fireplace with generous use of wood in the raised beamed tongue and groove ceilings that contrasts pleasantly with the smooth tile floors and earth-toned walls.

Architecture, Business, Real Estate, Residential Architecture, Residential Real Estate, Russ Lyon

Significant Sale ~ $2,400,000 by Frank Aazami

Luxury real estate expert Frank Aazami of the Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty Camelback Tower office represented the buyer for $2,400,000 Scottsdale estate, Shiloh.

Aptly named for its peace and tranquility, Shiloh is a 5-bedroom, 5.5-bathroom estate on nearly 8 acres designed by world-renowned Bill Tull, boasting warm interiors with Arizona-authentic finishes, including hand-plastered walls, latilla and wood beamed ceilings, flagstone floors, walls of windows, and 10 hand-crafted fireplaces. The separate guest home is built with the same distinct palette and finishes as the main home. Enjoy the desert scenery from the private walking paths, covered veranda, secret garden full of fruit trees, or from the large pool complete with an outdoor kitchen, covered ramada, and cozy bancos.