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Castle Homes Az About


1/4 OF A BILLION $$  in sales

Castle Homes Arizona Team grew strong and solid over years of effective cooperation during our projects because it was founded in the same principles we honor when we build your home; trustworthiness, dependability, professionalism and accountability. 

Our executive management has been developing great housing projects and offering superb service and lifestyle to our homeowners for 18 years. Independently our team members hold many commendations, awards and recognitions of excellence in their field of expertise. We strive to offer excellent quality product to our clients in all categories; location, design, construction and  home value. We are also keeping up with the latest innovations in green building technologies and the use of energy efficient materials. 

Castle Homes Arizona Team has built and sold over quarter of a billion dollars together.



Jerry Blakemore


Jerry has been building incredible communities in Arizona for 30 years. The homes at Legend Trail are reputed as the most sought after real estate housing in North Scottsdale. His homes continue to increase their market value year after year.


Jerry has succeeded in acquiring the right mix of location, design and convenience to ensure delivering highly desirable product.  He utilizes skills and experiences to identify locations and home designs exciting to the buyer and profitable to the investor, which allows for substantial leverage in a competitive market. He has put together a winning team to develop these sites in the shortest possible time to get them into the market place. 


Apart from building multi-million dollars’ real estate, Jerry has raced cars and built airline businesses from the ground up. His reputation is well established and respected in the field of land acquisition, development and real estate sales.


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Luther Kraxberger


I have been married to my wife, Rebecca, since 2010 and we have three beautiful children. They are the inspiration that drives me every morning to be the best I can be. My aspiration to be the best Realtor® for my clients has allowed me to become one of the top Realtors® in Northern, AZ since the inception of my career in 2011.


Tom Riesmeyer

Project Manager

Tom has 21 years of residential construction, full spectrum experience, from architectural design to project completion.

Tom is responsible for the management of all daily field activities, negotiating all bids

and securing all contracts with subcontractors and material suppliers.


Tom possesses in depth experience with Green Building requirements as required by the City of Scottsdale and other municipalities. Tom utilizes these  advance strategies to build healthy living homes to attract eco-conscious customers. Solar energy, energy efficient construction and rainwater harvesting are options available to our buyers.


In working relationship with Jerry Blakemore, Tom was responsible for all aspects of construction in five subdivisions of semi-custom homes.​

Tom carried the responsibility for value-engineering new designs and floor plans for all the five subdivisions and facilitated the completion of this project of 320 homes worth $190 million.


Steve Zieser

Financing Manager

With over 20 years in the mortgage industry, Steve Zieser, Senior Loan Advisor for American Pacific Mortgage knows exactly what it takes to guide his clients through the entire home-loan transaction.  (There is a design credit for using our lender) From application to closing table, Steve’s No. 1 priority is to put his client’s best interest first, and he works hard to make sure their needs are met.


Steve is committed to always being accessible and helpful, able to answer any questions a customer may have throughout the mortgage loan process.  In his successful career, Steve has earned a reputation among the community for superior professionalism, experience, knowledge and dedication to customer service and year after year a top loan originator for the company.


It was a combination of strong work ethic and a desire to provide his clients with the best service in the industry that led Steve to American Pacific Mortgage.

 American Pacific Mortgage is a full-service Mortgage Banker which offers many benefits to you as a borrower: in-house underwriting, loan document preparation, in-house marketing, funding capabilities that help ensure a quick and accurate loan closing to make your transaction as smooth as possible.


Born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Steve has lived in Arizona since 1970 and is a graduate of Arizona State University.  When his schedule allows it, Steve enjoys playing golf and spending time outdoors.




I have known Jerry for well over ten years as a real estate developer, home builder, racecar driver, golfer, and a good guy. He is a man of integrity, honest and straightforward.

I would highly recommend him to others.


CEO Woudenberg Enterprises Inc. 

Established 1962


Jerry +602-469-1808

Luther +928-275-1657


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100 E Sheldon Suite: 200
Prescott, AZ  86301

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