Beautiful Town Home at Lake Powell View Estates

New price reduction on this executive town home at Lake Powell View Estates in Greenehaven, Arizona. Listed at $269,000

Click on the photo and take a few minutes to browse through the pictures of this lovely space with breath taking views of Lake Powell and surrounding buttes and mesas. A one owner that looks brand new! (don’t forget to look at page 2 of the photos)

Lake Powell View Estates in Greenehaven, Arizona is a dark sky community with a reasonable HOA to protect your home values. Located in the middle of the Grand Circle of National Parks and Recreation Areas means trips to Zion, Bryce, and the Grand Canyon are easily accessible. Just 7 miles from Page, Arizona with shopping, entertainment, restaurants, guided trips, doctors, hospitals, and schools. Greenehaven has a convince store with one of the best views on the planet!

Come see what all the fuss is about and enjoy life at Lake Powell!

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Heather Rankin is a Realtor and Owner/Broker of Rankin Realty at Lake Powell specializing in the Lake Powell areas of Page, AZ and Greenehaven, AZ as well as Big Water, UT The only local real estate blog written by a local Realtor since 2008. Our office is next to the Ranch House Grille in Page AZ
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2015 Page Lake Powell Hot Air Balloon Regatta Nov 5th-8th

The 13th Annual Page Lake Powell Hot Air Balloon Regatta is set to take flight this Thursday, November 5th with pilot registration, sponsor reception, and participation with local schools. This year should prove to be spectacular with over 60 Balloonists participating in the daily flights as well as the Saturday Night Balloon Glow! There is something magical about watching the brightly colored balloons float across our blue sky’s in contrast with our red cliffs and canyons!

Balloons above Page AZ by Heather Rankin

Balloons above Page AZ

Balloons will launch, weather permitting, from various locations around the Highway 89 area throughout Page AZ with the center point at Regatta Fields at Lake Powell National Golf Course around 7 a.m.

Schedule of Events

Friday, November 6th is Media Flight Day withe a 7 a.m. Morning briefing and launch from Regatta Fields

Saturday November 7th is Sponsor and Competition Day
7:00am Morning Launch at the Regatta Fields at Lake Powell National Golf Course
11:00 am to 10:00pm Regatta Street Fair in the Atchison Mall Parking Lot – Sponsored by The Chamber Page Lake Powell
4:00pm – Life’s A Ball! – Sponsored by Page Public Library
6:30pm to 8:00pm – Balloon Glow from South Navajo to Vista Ave.

Sunday, November 8th is Crew Appreciation Day with a 7:00 a.m. launch at Regatta Fields

More Information

We’ve been attending this event for many years and it is one of our areas premier gatherings. This year we got some major media attention with a write up in in the Los Angeles Times!

This is truly an event where we get to show off our areas breathtaking beauty and community spirit. So many businesses come together to support this event and it draws people from around the country.

The Vendor Fair will being happening from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. around Atchinson Mall on Elm Street and Lake Powell Blvd. There will be all sorts of food vendors, a beer garden with live music, gifts, memorabilia, and games and rides for the kids. One of the funniest things last year was watching kids in large, clear, plastic balls float around a huge pool of water!

Also Christmas in November will also being occurring from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Page Elks Lodge. No excuse not to get your Christmas shopping done on Saturday!

Balloon Glow

Magical….. Lake Powell Blvd will be closed from Vista Ave to South Navajo and balloons will fill the streets. Tied to the earth but yet the large balloons are inflated and “glow” overhead as the pilots and crews visit with the public. This is the chance to get up close and personal with the balloons and enjoy their sheer size and beauty. Visitors wander the streets and the vendor fair will still in full swing. Not to be missed!

Balloon Glow in Page AZ by Heather Rankin

Links to Photos, Videos, and More Informaiton

Video from the 2011 Page Lake Powell Hot Air Balloon Regatta

2015 Page Lake Powell Hot Air Balloon Regatta Home Page

Page Lake Powell Hot Air Balloon Regatta Facebook Page ~ Give it a “Like”

Vendor Fair Information by The Page Lake Powell Chamber

Page Public Library “Lifes’ A Ball” Event

2008 Page Lake Powell Hot Air Balloon Regatta Photos Balloon Glow

3 Sets of Photos from the 2008 Balloon Regatta

A 365 Lake Powell Post Post Featuring Fun Things to Do Around the Lake Powell area!

Heather Rankin is a Realtor and Owner/Broker of Rankin Realty at Lake Powell specializing in the Lake Powell areas of Page, AZ and Greenehaven, AZ as well as Big Water, UT The only local real estate blog written by a local Realtor since 2008. Our office is next to the Ranch House Grille in Page AZ
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2015 Helping Hands Agency 16th Annual Fall Festival

The 2015 Helping Hands Agency hosted their 16th annual Fall Festival at Page City park last weekend. I had the opportunity to stop by on Saturday and caught some of the costume contests. Folks were dropping off their carved pumpkins at the sorting booth in anticipation of the pumpkin glow Saturday night.

There were games, inflatables, face painting, lots of food, arts and crafts, a silent art auction. There was also the business challenge where local business get to compete for the “trophy” based on skill, talent, and an obstacle course.

The costume contests were great and one of the best things was the “puppy” contest featuring two chihuahuas! Plan on attending this event next year and if you are a local business owner, rally up your team and come compete for the 2016 Trophy.

Check out Helping Hands on Facebook and give them a “like” Facebook Helping Hands and their website at Helping Hands

A Lake Powell Fridays Post Featuring Fun Things to Do Around the Lake Powell area!

Heather Rankin is a Realtor and Owner/Broker of Rankin Realty at Lake Powell specializing in the Lake Powell areas of Page, AZ and Greenehaven, AZ as well as Big Water, UT The only local real estate blog written by a local Realtor since 2008. Our office is next to the Ranch House Grille in Page AZ
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2015 Christmas in November in Page AZ

Once again it is time for Christmas in November, the annual arts and crafts fair at the Page Elks Lodge. This corresponds with the Saturday morning balloon launch of the Page Lake Powell Hot Air Balloon Regatta. Stop by and enjoy good food, lots of cool stuff, handmade artisan jewelry, blankets, essential oils and much more!
Christmas in November

This post is part of our Lake Powell Fridays series featuring fun things to do at Lake Powell and the surrounding areas.

Heather Rankin is a Realtor and Owner/Broker of Rankin Realty at Lake Powell specializing in the Lake Powell areas of Page, AZ and Greenehaven, AZ as well as Big Water, UT The only local real estate blog written by a local Realtor since 2008. Our office is next to the Ranch House Grille in Page AZ
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2015 Page Lake Powell Sounds of Summer, Nolan Karras James

Page AZ Tourism Press Release:

Blues, Dine Rock performer at Sounds of Summer Series

Nolan Karras James of “Skool Boy Kook” performs August 19th!

The City of Page’s Sounds of Summer series presents Nolan Karras James of “Skool Boy Kool” for the Wednesday, August 19th concert at 7pm!

Nolan Karras James

James’ musical genre is Blues Dine Rock and will be a unique addition to the Sounds of Summer concerts. “My lyrics are in Navajo, but the music everyone can understand,” says James. He has been performing for six years at festivals and fairs in the region. One of his songs, “Squaw Dance” is on Youtube.com, under Nolan Karras James or by following the link here : Nolan Karras James

Mr. James resides in the Black Mesa area and enjoys traveling to entertain.

The Page City Park entertainment location faces N. Lake Powell Blvd.  Express Public Transit’s shuttle will be available to transport to and from the venues with a route stopping at most hotels in town, for a fee.

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2015 Sounds of Summer Page Lake Powell ~ The Naked Waiters Return

Page AZ Tourism Press Release:

Those Unclothed Guys Return to Sounds of Summer Series

Naked Waiters bare their musical souls in August!
Follow them on Facebook at  The Naked Waiters  

Page, AZ August 6, 2015:   The Page Lake Powell Tourism Board’s Sounds of Summer series presents “The Naked Waiters,” Wednesday, August 12th and 26th at 7pm!

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The Naked Waiters is an acoustic, ukulele-based group that started in Cedar City, UT, and is now based in Provo, UT. They specialize in fun, melt-your-heart music that’s good for the soul. They are comprised of Kim Bjerga, Clark Holmes, and Andrew Nufer.

Kim and Andy have been friends for years, having known each other throughout high school and living together as roommates. They also were in another band, Apollo’s Army, together previously. While living together, they met Clark at a crepe party at their apartment, where Clark picked up Kim’s ukulele and would jam out. Kim and Andy decided to learn a couple songs with Clark, then the three came together when a mutual friend, Ben, asked Kim and Andy to serve dinner to him and a date wearing nothing but speedos. The band was born when they decided to take it one step further. The duo stripped, wore only aprons and bowties, called Clark, had him do the same, and sang love songs to Ben and Jen.

Since then, the three have played at everything from farmers’ markets and festivals to weddings, private birthday parties, various concerts and battle of the bands, one of which (the Provo Acoustic Battle of the Bands at Joes Grill) they placed first.

They are currently living in Provo, Utah, where they are performing everywhere they can and enjoying playing their music.

The concert is free to the public.

Also Tomas Hunt continues to perform Native American dances on Monday and Saturday nights respectively at 7pm. Monday night performances are in City Park and Saturday is at Memorial Plaza, 697 Vista Ave. And Movies in the Park are shown on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8pm.

The City Park entertainment location faces N. Lake Powell Blvd.  Express Public Transit’s shuttle will be available to transport to and from the venues with a route stopping at most hotels in town, for a fee.

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Native American Week at Sounds of Summer Series Page AZ

The Page Lake Powell Tourism Board’s Sounds of Summer series presents Native American Week, August 3rd -8th! This looks Wonderful!

Tomas Hunt headlines August 3rd, 5th and 8th!

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Tomas Hunt, a championship dancer, will be demonstrating ceremonial dances from various tribes as he performs for Sounds of Summer this week. Featured will be the grass dance and hoop dance. And Tomas typically includes family members in the shows as well.

Performances are Monday and Wednesday, at 7pm – 7:30pm in Page Memorial City Park. Also, he will perform Saturday night in Page Memorial Plaza from 7pm – 8pm. All are free to the public.

The City Park entertainment location faces N. Lake Powell Blvd. and Memorial Plaza is located in Page City Hall parking lot, 697 Vista Ave. Express Public Transit’s shuttle will be available to transport to and from the venues with a route stopping at most hotels in town, for a fee.

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A Lake Powell Fridays Post courtesy of the City of Page Tourism Department!
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Page AZ Movies in The Park 2015

Once again we will have Page Summer Movies in the Park starting on June 2nd. This is a fun activity for families, teens, kids, and our visitors alike. Sponsored by the Page Public Library this event has proven to be a success in years past and we are so pleased it is starting again. Movies start at Dusk at Page City Park across from the High School on South Navajo Drive.

PG-13 movies will be shown on Tuesdays, and PG/G movies on Thursdays!

You can download this copy of the schedule by clicking on the right mouse button and selecting save!

Printable list of Page Movies in the Park

Printable list of Page Movies in the Park

We would like to thank the folks at the Page Public Library for putting this event on through the summer and appreciate the hard work!

This post is part of our Lake Powell Fridays series featuring fun things to do at Lake Powell and the surrounding areas.

Heather Rankin is a Realtor and Owner/Broker of Rankin Realty at Lake Powell specializing in the Lake Powell areas of Page, AZ and Greenehaven, AZ as well as Big Water, UT The only local real estate blog written by a local Realtor since 2008
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Bristol’s Adventures: “The Moon”

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I’m Ashley, a new voice here on the Lake Powell Real Estate Guide. I am Heather’s daughter, next door neighbor, and assistant to name a few. My half black lab, half german shepherd 1 year old pooch Bristol is my best friend and hiking partner. Together, we will be your guides for exploration of the Lake Powell Region in the latest series to the Lake Powell Real Estate Guide: Bristol’s Adventures. In this series, I will share my life long passions for the local landscapes and photography of them. Bristol will share her photo modeling talents.

John CarterAlmost every day, I take Bristol for a quick breath of fresh air and freedom on a run to the Moon. “The Moon?” You just asked yourself as a slightly puzzled expression crossed your face and the thought entered your mind that I might be crazy. Yes! The Moon. We load in our space ship and go land on a moon of Mars known as Barsoom. At least, that’s what John Carter did in the Disney film “John Carter of Mars”. One of the privileges of residing in this region is that I just load into my Chevy Lumina and cruise down there in roughly one minute.
“The Moon” isn’t really a planet circling Mars. It’s a stretch of tropic shale at the foot of the Kaiparowits Plateau, which towers over Big Water, Utah. It garnered the title “The Moon” from locals some time ago for the appearance of the shale: a grayish-blue powder, partnered with it’s speckled-craters look. (Hence it’s being chosen as the location to film John Carter of Mars). The shale spans miles and miles.

bristol2“What is tropic shale?” You’re now asking. Sometime in the Cretacious period, this region was once beneath a very large ocean. Who-knows-how-many-million years later, that ocean is quite obviously gone. The tropic shale is the several million year old version of what was once the ocean’s floor. The neat thing about this is that the ancient, dead (thankfully), dinosaurs (monsters) that once roamed the ocean are now fossils within that shale. Not only does The Moon attract film makers, tourists, off-road enthusiasts and hyper puppies; but paleontologists and scientists also.

 

My brother, David Rankin, has made several dinosaur discoveries in the shale, including a few Plesiosaurs: basically the lochness monster of the Cretacious ocean.

plio2Large, scary dinosaur with flippers. One of his finds is pictured here. If you hunt around long enough, you might just find some ancient shark teeth sitting on the ground, or maybe an ancient snail: an ammonite. The point being, as a resident of Big Water, Utah this is my backyard and you should be jealous, then remedy that jealousy by making it your backyard also (I know a great realtor if you need one). Furthermore, this is my dog’s backyard, and I think she might love it more than I do.
So today, we loaded up and drove down the “Creek Hill” behind Big Water. At the bottom of the Creek Hill is guess what: a Creek, Wahweap Creek, which drains into Lake Powell at Warm Creek bay. We drive across the creek, which can be done easily in most any vehicle if it is not flooding. If it is flooded: don’t try to drive across it! Take my word for it, as a traumatized passenger who has experienced it. After crossing the creek, one more short uphill, and we have arrived at The Moon.
This photo was taken right after crossing the creek, looking back at the Creek Hill we drove down to get here. And here’s Bristol enjoying Wahweap Creek.

bristol7bristol1Onward, the road that crosses the Moon is many miles long, and the Moon area is a gateway to many amazing exploration opportunities, such as The Wahweap Hoodoo’s and Alstrom Point on Lake Powell. Here’s John Carter enjoying reduced gravity on “Barsoom”, taking a leap over the Hoodoo’s.
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Bristol and I don’t have that luxury though. We like to cruise about a mile down the road before pulling off into the shoulder and setting loose.

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After enjoying some time running around the Moon, we head back for Big Water and the Creek Hill, stopping to take a break for Bristol to get hydrated in Wahweap Creek.

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If you’d like more information on The Moon, finding it when you get here, or any of the hikes it serves as a gateway to, you can stop in to the Big Water Visitor Center on Highway 89. Please also feel free to ask in the comments.

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Page AZ Real Estate Market Report March 26, 2015 – Part 2 Manufactured Homes

Big changes this year from last year in the manufactured home market in Page.

Part 1 of this market report dealt with single family, site built homes, in the Page AZ real estate market. In this part we will look at the numbers for manufactured housing in Page.

Manufactured housing accounts for about 50% of the inventory in the Page Lake Powell area so it is important to keep a good eye on the numbers.

Listings

2015 – End of March
6 Manufactured Homes with 3 more in Greenehaven for a total of 9
Median Price: $99,000
Median Days on the Market: 144
Median Square Feet: 1152

2014 – End of March
15 Manufactured Homes
Median Price: $132,000
Median Days on the Market: 133
Median Square Feet: 1568

Lake Powell in March
The inventory has decreased about 40% over last year, from 15 on the market to 9.

The median price has dropped however the currently listings are smaller, meaning the price per square foot is just about on par from last year.

Days on market is very similar to last year.

Homes Sold

Here is where the story changes. Homes sold.

By then end of March in 2014 there had been 4 manufactured homes sell in the Page Lake Powell MLS
Median Price $74,900
Median Square Feet: 1232

So far in 2015 here is how it is shaping up.

8 manufactured homes have closed
Median Price $72,500
Median Square feet: 1,304
Median Days on the Market: 130

There are also 8 manufactured homes in pending status meaning there is an accepted contract on the property and the buyers are working through the loan process.

The median price for the 8 pending is higher than the recently sold properties or the other listings at $144,950.

Summary

Bottom line. If you are thinking of listing your home now is a great time to do so. Call one of the professionals at Rankin Realty at Lake Powell and get a free market analysis for your home. The amount of buyers ready and willing to purchase a home is at the highest level in years.

With interest rates still under 4%, new programs available for down payments as low as 3%, two more reasons it is an attractive market for buyers. Read also Mortgage Rates Drop, Lower Downpayment, and Lower Mortgage Insurance = Great Time to Buy!

Search Lake Powell Homes For Sale

For More Information

Email Heather Rankin for Lake Powell Real Estate

Or Call 928-691-6444

Your Lake Powell REALTOR

Heather Rankin is a Realtor and Owner/Broker of Rankin Realty at Lake Powell specializing in the Lake Powell areas of Page, AZ and Greenehaven, AZ as well as Big Water, UT The only local real estate blog written by a local Realtor since 2008
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