Friday, May 27, 2016

Live in the Most Energy Efficient Mandalay Home of the Future - Today!

Live in the Most Energy Efficient Mandalay Home of the Future - Today!

Why wait?  Mandalay Homes is already building the home of the future today, exceeding Energy Star standards, and offering EPA airPlus Certified and Zero Energy Ready design on every home – wherever you want to live in Prescott, Arizona.

Mandalay Homes' energy efficient building design currently surpasses the proposed 2017 building codes and they intend to keep ahead of the trends.

For the past three years, Mandalay Homes has been awarded the U.S. Department of Energy's Housing Innovation Award along with the Grand Award for Production Builder in 2014 and 2015.  The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Builders Challenge, challenges builders to push the industry to higher levels of home performance, energy savings, durability, and the over all health and comfort for home owners.    

Mandalay also received the EPA Indoor airPLUS Leader Award for their commitment to indoor quality.  Mandalay Homes is the first builder to earn both the EPA and DOE awards setting them apart and far ahead of other builders nationwide.

In addition to these prestigious awards, Mandalay is aiming to become the first U.S. Production home builder to earn certification from the U.S. Passive House.

By taking advantage of Mandalay's green features, building practices and solar systems, household energy costs can  virtually be eliminated.  Perfect for today's home of the future, Mandalay Homes energy efficient practices include:

  • Zero Energy Ready with a 50 HERS rating is 50% more efficient than homes built to Energy Star standards.
  • Whole House Ventilation System Filters continually exchange air throughout the home keeping it fresh and clean.
  • Cathedralized Roof Deck Insulation keeps duct work cooler reducing heat transfer to maintain heating and cooling efficiency.
  • 95% Efficient Furnaces are standard in all Mandalay Homes.  
  • Post Tension Slab reduces settlement over the life of the home ensuring a solid foundation.
  • 3kW and 4kW Solar Packages engineered for 80-100% efficiency allows for big savings on annual utility costs.

Mandalay Homes is already building the most energy efficient home of the future, and they are committed to creating healthy living environments encompassing clean-air, energy efficiency, and sustainability with their designs while reducing personal consumption and saving precious resources.

So you don't have to wait for the most energy efficient home to be built sometime in the future or wait for others to redesign their building practices to catch up to the current building codes.  Look no further than to Mandalay Homes to build your new energy efficient home of the future – today.

The most energy efficient Mandalay Home of the future is currently being built wherever you want to live throughout Prescott Arizona in a wide range of sizes with options such as additional hobby car or workshop garages, expanded bedrooms with shared flex/study/game room space, extended patios for outdoor entertaining, and guest houses to accommodate visitors.

Mandalay Homes are available in the popular Prescott, Arizona communities of Prescott Lakes, Blooming Hills Estates, Yavapai Hills, The Dells, American Ranch, and Talking Rock Ranch.  East of Prescott, new homes are also available in Pronghorn Ranch, Mingus West, and StoneRidge in Prescott Valley, Arizona.  North of Prescott, new homes are being built in the Mollie Rae and Bright Star communities in Chino Valley, Arizona.  Each of these communities offers their own unique amenities ranging from private and public golf courses, equine boarding, parks, clubhouses, swimming, fitness centers, tennis and basketball courts, and sweeping views of the numerous surrounding mountain ranges.

Select from the numerous Mandalay Home plans and optional features to be built, or select one of the many inventory homes in production today to best accommodate your moving schedule.  Allow me to assist you in finding the perfect location in the Prescott, Arizona area and in customizing one of the many plans to design your ideal, new energy efficient Mandalay Home of the future – today!

Luther Kraxberger, Realtor®  |   |  928-275-1657

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Luxury home in the Ponerosa Pines of Prescott

979349, 3 beds, 4 baths
This remodeled 3 bedroom luxury home in the pines has been upgraded with new granite countertops and beautiful hardwood cabinets.  Your guests will enjoy this entertaining space with a center island and a separate bar seating area for conversations and food preparation.  This kitchen provides plenty of counter space and room to prepare food and a double oven for the larger more intricate meals.

979349, 3 beds, 4 baths979349, 3 beds, 4 bathsThe large open living room is perfect for entertaining guests.  From the living room you can easily access two reading rooms, the kitchen, the front door and a deck that opens up into the forest.  The tong and groove beamed ceiling in the living room is really a showpiece to share with guests.  A large stacked stone fireplace anchors the living room in the middle and can be enjoyed from all areas of the main floor.  The kitchen even has a view of the fireplace. 

The master bedroom has its own walk-in closet and snail shower.  There are separate vanities and a water closet.  A quiet reading and sitting area adjoins the master to the side.  Also, there is a private walkout deck off the master that can be enjoyed through the sliding glass door.  There are two additional bedrooms to the master bedroom.  Each bedroom in the home has its own full bathroom for guests.  There is also a guest bath behind the kitchen.  Joining the two guest rooms is a large living or game room that is perfect for the kids or could be used as a pool table room. 

979349, 3 beds, 4 baths
A great feature of this home is that there is a 3 car garage.  Not many homes in the pines have this feature.  It is large enough to house 3 full size cars and there is plenty of room in the driveway to turn around and park quite a few cars.  The outdoor living space of this home is tremendous!  It is so quiet and peaceful in the tall ponderosa pines of Northern Arizona.
For more information please contact:

 Luther Kraxberger
Keller Williams Check realty

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

How much is my home worth?

I can assist you in selling your home in a timely fashion.  Simply click this link and I will assess the market value of your home at todays pricing.

Do you have a fixer and want to sell?

I have clients looking to buy fixers in the Prescott Area.  My clients have done this multiple times and would love to either buy your home in need of repair and/or partner with you to fix it and have it sold in a timely manner.

Please contact me if you have any homes that you think might work for this deal.

Luther Kraxberger