Rick Nichols, Realtor

Richard Nichols | HomeSmart Realty

Find Your Piece of Paradise in Arizona

Let me put my years of experience to work helping you navigate the home buying or selling process.


I specialize in helping people discover resort-style living in the West Valley and beyond. Think you're looking for a needle in a haystack? Let me know what you're looking for and I can suggest the perfect communities to explore!


With years of of marketing experience and over a decade in the Arizona real estate industry, I'd love to help you sell your home while maximizing your list price and minimizing your stress.

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Helping Clients Find Their Arizona Dream Homes for Over a Decade

Featured Communities

Sun City West

Sun City West is an unincorporated retirement community for adults age 55 plus, with over 17,000 residences and originally developed by Del Webb.

Home to over 30,000 people, Sun City West has four recreation centers, three indoor pools, three outdoor pools,  a bowling center, billiards, tennis courts, pickleball courts, racquetball courts, handball courts, softball field, over 100 clubs and year-round activities.

Sun City West boasts four Championship Golf Courses, (Pebblebrook, Grandview, Deer Valley and Trail Ridge) and three Executive Courses, (Star Dust, Echo Mesa and Desert Trails).  Courses.

Other courses include Hillcrest Golf Club, owned by John Jacobs School of Golf and is open to the public. Briarwood Country Club is private and features golf, tennis and swimming.


Corte Bella Country Club

Corte Bella Country Club located in Sun City West, is a gated, country club style community with resort amenities for the residents, located in the NW Valley of Phoenix.

Originally developed by Del Webb/Pulte, Corte Bella has approximately 1600 homes, community work-out facilities including dressing rooms, sauna, and pool with indoor/outdoor hot tubs and a restaurant. The Golf Club has a beautiful reception area, grill, pro shop built for the 18-hole Corte Bella golf course.

The homes and community buildings feature Santa Barbara style architecture and lush landscaping featuring palms, flowering plants and water features providing the feel of paradise.

Corte Bella is a age restricted community, and the newly adopted minimum age is 45-years old. It is located near Bell and El Mirage or the Loop 303 and El Mirage.


Find Your Arizona Home

Richard Nichols | HomeSmart Realty
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Meet Your Agent
Rick Nichols

Rick Nichols is licensed in Arizona as a real estate agent.  He was licensed in the spring of 2010 and has been affiliated with HomeSmart since that time.  Nichols brings a high level of experience establishing high customer service standards, personal ethics, work ethic, marketing skills and professionalism to his real estate transactions.  These are traits learned in over 30 years in sports marketing, sales and operations.


Nichols has been key front office executive with National Football League teams for over 27 years of his professional sports career.   Nichols career has been highlighted by being awarded three World Championship Rings; (SB XXXII, SB XXXIII) and the 2005 AFL Arena Bowl, as recognition of those organization’s championship efforts.

Being associated with Championship Organizations has been a blessing and I have learned so much in each situation. It was a privelege to be part of those organizations who had outstanding owners, athletes, coaches, front office executive and staff.

- Nichols

Whether you’re looking to find your Arizona dream home or sell your existing praoperty, let’s get started!

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