FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
1. Is Sky Vista a 55+ community?
We are designated as a 55+ adult community. However, guests, children and grandchildren are welcome to visit anytime.
2. What safety and security measures are available at Sky Vista?
We have a manager living onsite, a gated entrance and a six-foot security wall around the entire complex and are in a 55+ neighborhood.
3. Do you own your lot?
Lots may be purchased or long term leases are available.
4. How many lots do you have and what size are they?
We have only 74 total lots which is small enough to know everyone. Our narrowest lots are 50 feet wide and the longest are 82 feet. All lots will accommodate a double-wide manufactured home with a garage. (no park models allowed)
5. Is Sky Vista in a good location?
Sky Vista is located halfway between Yuma and the Foothills, one quarter mile off 32nd Street. It is in the city limits, handy to shopping and in a very quiet 55+ neighborhood.
6. What is included in a home and garage or carport package?
In addition to the double-wide home and a sheet rocked garage or full length carport; we include appliances, many upgrades, heat pumps, patios, city impact fees and all sales taxes (approximately $25,000 in city fees and sales taxes which are not always included in other project pricing).
7. What is the difference between a “value” home and our “standard” home?
In order to get the cost of the “value” home as low as possible, many of the “frills” of our “standard” homes have been eliminated. Our “value” homes may be upgraded to include any of our “standard” features.
8. Are there planned recreational activities?
Our onsite manager is responsible for coordinating our parties, pot lucks, game nights, special events etc. (click here to see photos).
9. Why do you allow RV's in a manufactured home subdivision?
In these tough economic times, several people have asked if there was a way to buy and utilize a lot until they have met their personal objectives. (sold a home or RV, stock market rebounds, higher Canadian loonie, etc.) We decided approved RV's would be allowed temporarily with the long term goal to have homes on all lots within five years.
10. Do you have a homeowners association?
The entire complex is controlled by a homeowners association. Each lot purchased includes a 1/74 ownership in the common areas and voting rights in the association.
11. How much are the homeowner (strata) dues?
Dues are only $65 per month and include full use of all the recreational facilities and garbage collection.
12. Are pets allowed?
Pets are allowed as long as they are not a nuisance to others. We have a fenced dog run area where pets may be unleashed.
13. How much are the real estate taxes?
Taxes in 2010 on a $150,000 lot and home package are less than $1,500 per year?
14. Is financing available?
Thirty year, fixed rate financing is available and trade-ins are welcome as a down payment.