If there’s anything most people agree on, it’s that spring is the best time of the year to be in Arizona, and specifically Verrado and Phoenix’s West Valley. Thanks to a great community and gorgeous weather, there are plenty of fun things to do in Verrado this Spring.
There are so many things to do in Verrado this spring, or any spring for that matter, and there’s no better time to get out and enjoy the outdoors.
Verrado features a whopping 66 parks, which is about 10 times more than the average community, according to the Verrado.com. As it is tucked into the White Tank Mountains, there are 21 miles of walking, hiking and biking paths and trails.
The scenic Verrado Golf Club offers a variety of packages and options, as well as unique dining experiences.
Tucked in the foothills of the White Tank Mountains in Buckeye, Arizona, stretching to more than 7,000 yards, the Verrado Golf Club is an exceptional West Phoenix Valley golf experience that can accommodate golfers of all levels. Golfers can also enjoy the views and meals at the Verrado Grille.
The Phoenix area overall is well known throughout the country for its exquisite golf courses. The 10 best golf resorts in the nearby area, according to About Travel, include the Goodyear’s Golf Club of Estrella Mountain Ranch, Litchfield Park’s Wigwam Golf Resort and Spa, and more.
If you’re looking for things to do in Verrado on Fridays, you don’t need to go any farther than Main Street. In addition to the shops and restaurants, a farmer’s market, open house and Music on Main concert series will entertain residents and guests. Entertainers scheduled to perform in the “Music on Main” series are the Arizona Blues Company on March 12, the Thaddeus Rose Band on March 26, and the Western Fusion Band on April 9.
One of the highlights of the things to do in Verrado this spring is the 11th Founder’s Day Celebration, scheduled for April 15-17. Singer and songwriter Rachel Platten is slated to rock this year’s block party on Main Street with chart toppers like “Stand by You” and “Fight Song.”
The all-new Heritage Swim Park is the perfect place to have some fun with friends and family. The park features a resort pool and splash pad. The Park and Grand Lawn are complete with shaded areas, changing rooms, community fire pit, barbecue grills, birthday party area, and pavilion.
Living in the West Valley is a sports fan’s dream. You can enjoy seeing your favorite baseball teams like the Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Indians, Seattle Mariners, San Diego Padres and L.A. Dodgers at one of the three major Spring Training stadiums in the area.
There are also many things to do in Verrado and nearby communities indoors.
The Sundance Towne Center in Buckeye, for example, has a collection of boutiques, national retail anchors, unique eateries and traditional restaurants.
The Arizona Broadway Theater, located in nearby Peoria, offers many live performances this spring and throughout the year. Playing now through April 3 is “Fiddler on the Roof,” a musical set in the early 1900s that centers on a father and his five daughters and his attempts to maintain his Jewish religious and cultural traditions.
Comerica Theatre in Phoenix is the place to be for live music, comedy and other entertainment. In April and May, performances will include Magic Men Live!, Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance – Dangerous Games, Puscifer, Bill Maher, M83, Kirk Franklin, and Ellie Goulding.
For sports fans, this area also hosts the home of the Arizona Cardinals, University of Phoenix Stadium, touted as the best venue in the NFL. A stone’s throw away is Jobing.com Arena, home ice of the Phoenix Coyotes and a venue for concerts and expos.
Because selling a home can be a stressor on your mind and on your budget, you’ll likely want to sell it fast and move onto the next phase of your life. If you’re in the market to sell a house in Verrado, this guide will help.
Follow these proven strategies to sell your house fast.
Potential home buyers will only visit your house once – unless they are interested.
Another good way to sell a house in Verrado, of course, would be to make sure your buyers love the community. Make sure they know about all that there are many things to do in Verrado all year long. After all, people are buying the community as much as they are buying the house, and Verrado is well known as one of the most beautiful states in the entire country.
When you’re looking to sell a house in Verrado, be on your toes. Anyone could be a potential homebuyer, and you never know when the perfect opportunity will arise to show off your current house. So keep it clean, neat, and inviting, especially on days when you expect that shoppers will be out browsing for houses.
An article published in Reader’s Digest suggests, “Don’t make it difficult for agents to get their clients into your home – if they have to make appointments way in advance, or can only show it during a very restrictive time frame, they will likely just cross your place off the list and go show the places that are easy to get into.”
From long conversations over the kitchen table to cooking the perfect meal together, the kitchen is the heart of a home.
“Kitchens are integral to entertaining, and in today’s age of open floor plans, they’re a focal piece of many family rooms,” as stated in an article on Realty Times. “It’s because of this that kitchens play such an important role in the buying and selling process.”
Don’t go overboard with expenses to upgrade your kitchen, but some basic upgrades could be worth it when it comes to specifically this area of the house.
According to U.S. News & World Report and many other sources, sellers should take down family photos, religious items and political posters so prospective buyers can envision their family in the house, not yours.
It’s wise to give your house curb appeal; make sure it’s clean, neat and organized; assure that basic items such as the doors work as they are supposed to; and repair any apparent, serious damage. Spending too much on improving the house, however, means you might not get that money back after you sell the house.
As you’re considering how to sell a house in Verrado, by the way, Fox News recommends these “curb appeal” suggestions:
Several sources also recommend painting the interior of the house a neutral color, both as a relatively inexpensive aesthetic upgrade and to take “you” out of the house.
Prospective buyers might not like pets, or worse, could be allergic to them. When potential buyers visit your house, try to keep the pets in another place and remove any signs that pets live in the house. Clean out any pet hair, remove the kitty litter box, and try to remove any scents of pets.
Make the interior of your house look welcoming. Your buyer’s first impression includes how he or she feels in the house, so make sure they feel like they are in what will become their beautiful, warm new home.
Closets that are too full look too small, and beyond that, they simply look messy. Organize your closets, remove some of the clothing, and reduce the clutter in your closets to contribute to the organized and spacious appearance of the house.
You have to clear out your closets anyway when you finally move out, right? So kill two birds with one stone by simplifying your moving process and making your house more desirable to shoppers at the same time.
According to U.S. News & World Report, sellers often think they should start the asking price high and then lower it later if the house fails to sell. But that can result in a slower sale – sometimes even at a lower price. If the price is too high, many buyers and their agents will stay away, assuming you’re not serious about selling or you’re unwilling to negotiate.
If selling houses is not your forte, you don’t have to do it yourself. Experienced Verrado realtors can help you prep and price your house to sell fast. The right agent will be knowledgeable about your needs, the value of the house, and the Verrado area in general. They will guide you through closing and make the entire home selling process less stressful and costly.
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