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Semper Fi Marines, says Preston as he
salutes members of the Corps. Preston proudly served as a Sergeant in
the US Marines in the 1960's. Few know the lay of the land more
intimately than Preston. In 1999, he was honored by the Governor of
Arizona for promoting the state with his "Arizona Getaways" radio
Although Preston has been a licensed Arizona real estate agent since
1988, for even longer, 26 years, was one of the most successful radio
talk show hosts in the country. In October of 2008, Preston
was inducted into the Arizona Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame in a
special dinner at The Buttes Marriott Resort in Tempe. His name was
added to the Hall of Fame, joining other Arizona broadcasters like Hugh
Downs, Steve Allen, Al McCoy "voice of the Phoenix Suns", Bill Heywood
and Buck Owens. He also won the Marconi Award, radio's "Oscar" for
best large market radio personality in the US, and twice nominated to
the Radio Hall of Fame in Chicago. Voted by Phoenix Magazine "Best Talk
Show Host", his program has been featured by every TV station and
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He also was the radio "voice" for some of the area's most successful
real estate projects-Troon, Grayhawk, Gainey Ranch, Stellar Airpark
Estates as well as The Sedona-Oak Creek Chamber of Commerce, L'Auberge
de Sedona, and Talking Rock community near Prescott.
Jumping into real estate in 2004, he was voted "Rookie of the Year" by
Russ Lyon for the highest sales volume of any new agent. "I'd like to
think I could live anywhere, but haven't found a better place than
Carefree," he says, having moved here over 27 years ago. He and his
wife Nancy produced the first video on desert survival ever made called
Stay Alive. Paul Harvey, a valley resident, congratulated Preston on
his broadcasts, and called "Stay Alive-a guide to survival in the Desert
Southwest" a "First-Class Safety Briefing."
Preston and Nancy know what it
takes to sell any kind of property, having completed the
multi-million-dollar sale of the legendary Boulder House in North
Scottsdale. One of the most famous homes in America, it was built
inside a pile of rocks and featured on national TV and even on the cover
of the Architectural Digest Magazine. It sold for $4.8 million dollars.
They currently list the most
expensive property in Maricopa County, the historic 117-acre Gold Hill
gold mine in Scottsdale, for $ 43 million dollars.
As a former escrow officer and branch
manager for First American Title, Nancy knows how to navigate through
the complicated world of a real estate transaction. She managed
successful offices in Carefree and also Fountain Hills for many years.
Nancy knows the area well, as a 30-year resident of Arizona and a
Carefree homeowner for over twenty-six years. She's been a licensed
Arizona real estate agent since 1988.
In her first year with Russ Lyon Realty, she was honored with a
Chairman's Board Award for high sales volume. She knows the ropes of
selling any kind of real estate, having sold an exclusive home on the
runway of Carefree Skyranch in 2006. The $2.6 million sale still holds
the record for the highest selling price amount on the private airpark.
She also helped to negotiate the historic $ 4.8 million dollar sale of
the Boulder House in North Scottsdale which was featured in the Arizona
Republic. She and her husband currently list the most expensive piece
of property in Maricopa County, the spectacular 117-acre Gold Hill gold
mine, listed at $43 million dollars, and featured by the Republic
newspaper and ABC15 television news.
Nancy enjoys flying around the state in their airplane, showing clients
a "bird's-eye-view of unique properties. She's an avid camper and loves
to explore Arizona by four-wheel-drive, and also in the past has enjoyed
scuba diving, as an advanced diver, in some of the world's great dive
sites, from the Blue Hole to Tahiti. A native of Iowa, she was raised
in Hollywood, California.
Whether finding great deals under the head of Camelback Mountain in
Paradise Valley, or finding properties in Carefree let Nancy help find
your "Case de Sueno", your special Dream House!
Preston and Nancy
Westmoreland are with Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty in
Carefree, the area's luxury home specialists. This is the largest
Sotheby's franchisee in the world and well-suited to find distinctive
and unique homes to worldwide buyers. Preston and Nancy are also
members of the Scottsdale Area Association of Realtors and the National
Ass. of Realtors.