AZ Repubilc – The Valley’s priciest home sales
Feb. 3, 2010 12:00 AM
The Arizona Republic
An executive with GMAC, the principal of an electric-contracting company in Logan, Utah, and a senior vice president at JDA Software are among the buyers and sellers in this week’s priciest home sales.
Bridge Bowl LLC, a Delaware limited-liability company, purchased a five-bedroom, six-bath, 7,932-square-foot home northeast of the Paradise Valley Country Club in Paradise Valley. It features granite countertops, hardwood flooring, three fireplaces a four-car garage and a guest house. The home was sold by 8216 54th Street LLC, a Nevada limited-liability company.
Melissa Harrington bought a five-bedroom, 5 1/2-bath, 7,796-square-foot home on the southwestern side of the Camelback Golf Course in Paradise Valley. The home was sold by Kenneth Gary Gietz, as a member of Gietz Barrella LLC, an Arizona limited-liability company.
OOS Investments LLC, an Illinois limited-liability company, paid cash for a 6,804-square-foot home built in 2008 at the Firerock Country Club in Fountain Hills. The home was sold by Work Shoe Investments LLC, an Ohio limited-liability company whose principals are Ronald and Sally Shoemaker.
Richard J.S. Clout and his wife, Jean, paid cash for a four-bedroom, five-bath, 5,477-square-foot home in Grayhawk’s Serenity on the Raptor Golf Course in Scottsdale. It features a game room, office and an open kitchen-family room for flow-through entertaining. Each guest room has a private entrance, bathroom and walk-in closet. It also includes a wrap patio, lush backyard, pool/spa and built-in barbecue. Richard J. S. Clout is retiring April 1 as executive vice president of GMAC International Operations after a 35-year career at the General Motors financial-services subsidiary. The home was sold by James and Carol Laub, as trustees of the James Laub Family Trust and the Carol Laub Family Trust. James Laub is president and CEO of Cache Valley Electric Co. Inc., an electrical contractor in Logan, Utah. The Laub Family Trusts paid $3.05 million for the home in May.
Wayne Usie and his wife, Maureen, purchased a 6,950-square-foot home with pool built in 2007 at the Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale. Wayne Usie is senior vice president for retail at JDA Software in Scottsdale. The home was sold by James Michael Lueck.