Get Animated This Weekend!


Visit the Arizona Science Center this weekend and see this interactive exhibit. Get Animated! allows you to experience every step in the animation process and brings to life the evolution of animation from traditional hand-drawn cels to exciting breakthroughs in stop–motion and CGI. You will create your own storyboard and stop–motion animated movie, go behind the scenes with artists and animators, and enjoy the world’s largest touring 3D zoetrope. Get Animated! highlights characters from well–known animated cartoons and films to help guests of all ages experience the science and technology behind the magic of animation.

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Open House in Silverleaf with Lisa this Saturday

Come chat with Lisa Westcott-Wadey with Russ Lyon Sotheby’s/The W Group about this beautiful Silverleaf home with numerous custom finishes!

Saturday 11AM – 2PM

20041 North 101st Way
Scottsdale, AZ 85255

Acres: 0.38 | Sqft: 4,798 | 4 Bed | 4.5 Bath | MLS# 5584784


Experience true luxury living in Silverleaf. Travertine tile, hand scraped hickory wood flooring, granite slab counters, and custom made plantation shutters are just a few of the high end finishes you’ll experience as you tour this stunning luxury home.

Don’t miss your opportunity to make the award winning Silverleaf Community your home. Nestled in the canyons of the McDowell Mountains, Silverleaf offers guard gated security, community centers with too many amenities to list, walking and hiking trails, and a state of the art golf course.

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For More Information email Lisa Westcott-Wadey at

Open House this week in Windgate Ranch

Come meet Kyle Hermann with Russ Lyon Sotheby’s/The W Group and check out this entertainer’s dream in Windgate Ranch.

Wednesday 7/12: 1pm-4pm
Thursday 7/13: 12pm-3pm
Saturday 7/15:11am-2pm
Sunday 7/16: 11am-2pm

18509 N 98th Place
Scottsdale AZ 85255

Acres: 0.19 | Sqft: 3,442 | 4 Bed | 4.5 Bath | MLS# 5628301

This tastefully upgraded home boasts an open floor plan ideal for entertaining. The spacious kitchen offers plenty of room for dining, stainless steel appliances including double wall ovens, 6 burner gas cooktop, large island with sink and bar seating, and a butler’s pantry that connects to the formal dining room. Directly adjacent to the kitchen in the great room you’ll find soaring ceilings, a gas fireplace, and beautiful custom built bookcase. Located on the lower level, the master suite has direct patio and pool access. In the master bath, you will enjoy his and her sinks, walk-in shower, large walk-in closet, and a large soaking tub set back in a spa-like nook surrounded by travertine and a pillared archway. Magnificent hardwood flooring throughout the home continues… up the stairs. Elegant iron and wood railings line the staircase and upper level walkways. The second floor landing French doors open to a covered balcony. Upstairs bedrooms have breathtaking views, and en-suite baths. The study has balcony access and could easily be converted to a bedroom. Outdoor features include a private pavered front courtyard with fountain, and plenty of room for outdoor dining. The beautifully designed backyard oasis is expertly landscaped with lighting in all the right places. Low maintenance pavers and artificial turf occupy the majority of the backyard space, and surround the pool area. Take in views of the McDowell Mountains as you enjoy the sparkling pool, spa, fire pit, and built-in gas BBQ island with bar seating. Windgate Ranch offers resort-style amenities exclusive to residents. Located minutes from award-winning golf courses, dining, shopping, and more.

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The W Group Property of the Week

10330 N Fire Canyon
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268


Sqft: 6,246 | 0.55 Acres | 4 Bed | 5 Bath | MLS# 5628199

Located in the desirable FireRock community, this sprawling multi-level estate is nestled on an elevated cul-de-sac lot. As soon as you pull up the pavered drive, you will experience Tuscan inspired architectural and design features that carry throughout the entire property. Dramatic outdoor fire features perfectly complement the stone exterior and wrought iron balcony railings, while inside you are surrounded by Travertine flooring, and an abundance of Cantera stone accents in all the right places. The gourmet kitchen features a large island with seating and 2 sinks, 6 burner Wolf gas cook-top, double wall ovens, and domed ceiling dining nook. Directly adjacent to the kitchen in the great room you will find a wood beam ceiling, gorgeous Cantera fireplace, wet bar with seating… and adjacent wine cellar. Multi-slide patio doors open up for indoor/outdoor living and entertaining. Enjoy covered patios, misters, a negative edge pool, and fire pit as you take in the surrounding beauty of the Arizona desert landscape.

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 For More Information Email Lisa Westcott-Wadey at

Luxury Homes: How to Tell if You’re Getting a Fair Price

Buying a luxury home isn’t as straightforward a process as one might think. This market has a lot more variables when it comes to each property, making it difficult to establish an exact market value on a home. That being the case, buyers may wonder if they’re getting a fair price on a luxury piece of property. If you’re in the expensive real estate market, here are some steps to take to ensure that the price for your home is fair.



For more information about the local market, email Lisa Westcott-Wadey at