gold canyon arizona: Gold Canyon Arizona March and April 2012 Real Estate Sales Stats - 06/11/12 03:33 AM
Gold Canyon Arizona, as well as the rest of the East Phoenix Valley real estate market is always a bit seasonal. While in other parts of the country the winter may not be the best selling season due to snow, ice and cold winds, in Arizona the winter and spring months are always a good time for buyers as well as sellers.
With the pleasant winters and spring time, often times seasonal visitors end up deciding to buy a home in Arizona, while they are here for the season, or are here on a shorter visit.
Check out these two … (7 comments)

gold canyon arizona: Gold Canyon Arizona December 2011 Home Sales Stats-And Year 2011 in Review - 01/15/12 08:43 AM
In our blog post we review year 2011 in Gold Canyon Arizona real estate and also take a close up look at what happened in December 2011.
People ask us all the time "is the market getting better" and there is a lot of press about if the market is getting better or not. People want good news. If there good news on the horizon?
We invite you to read through the facts we review on the blog post, and decide what you think.
(Note obviously real estate is very local -- and what may be happening in the Gold … (8 comments)

gold canyon arizona: Goin' Postal Gold Canyon Makes a Move-January 2012 - 01/05/12 05:08 AM
Gold Canyon Arizona does not have its only local United States Post Office. Residents must travel to Apache Junction Arizona to get to an actual USPS post office. That said, Gold Canyon residents rely on local, privately owned business to get their mail and shipping needs handled.
If you live anywhere around the Gold Canyon Arizona area you are doing to want to know this info abput a recent re-relocation.
Goin' Postal Gold Canyon has moved to a new location as of January 3, 2012. They moved up into the office suite at 6499 S Kings Ranch Road, Suite … (9 comments)

gold canyon arizona: Gold Canyon Arizona July 2011 Home Sales Stats - 09/15/11 06:43 PM
Soon we'll be posting the August stats for Gold Canyon Arizona area home sales for August, but realized that the link for the July numbers never made it to ActiveRain.
Here is the summary and you can also click over to our Gold Canyon blog and get more of the details.
Residential home sales in the Gold Canyon Arizona area for July 2011 were down from the June 2011 sales figures.
The average price per square foot of homes sold during July 2011 was also down from June 2011. The average price per square foot for “distressed” homes … (0 comments)

gold canyon arizona: Gold Canyon Arizona-Day Trips - 07/05/11 11:33 AM
Its hot and school is out and many families are looking for quick "day trips" from the Gold Canyon and East Phoenix Arizona Valley areas. We have compiled a list of fun "family friendly" adventures that should be easy for families to get to, enjoy and get back home all in a day. Some attractions include fun in the water -- which may be on your list to find in these 115+ degree days.
Visit the list thru this link.
Enjoy. Drink lots of water. and if in the sun, take some sunscreen with you.

gold canyon arizona: Gold Canyon Arizona To Get New Fire Station - 06/20/11 05:43 AM
Gold Canyon Arizona is slated to finally get its second fire station. After a long time of wrangling with agencies and funding and all that goes into getting something of this nature finally approved, the new Gold Canyon Arizona fire station will have a ground breaking ceremony. The funding for this project was approved by voters back in 2006!
The ceremony is slated for Saturday July 2 at 8:30am at 9294 Don Donnelly Drive in Gold Canyon.
The goal of the new station is to improve response times to a part of the region that has been difficult to reach quickly … (9 comments)

gold canyon arizona: Javalina in Gold Canyon Arizona - 06/19/11 12:50 PM
Javalinas are often spied in the Gold Canyon Arizona area. Usually they seem to travel about in groups. The groups usually appear to include a mom, dad, some children, often some younger and some older children. But on this particular morning there was only one large adult javalina to be seem as he foraged about for food.


gold canyon arizona: Hiking Classses in January in Gold Canyon-Apache Junction Arizona - 01/02/11 12:13 PM
If you are in and around the Gold Canyon/Apache Junction Arizona area and would like to hike but are looking for a group or class to get you started then this will be something to check into.
Adult hiking classes begin Monday Jan 03rd, 2011 and run through Monday Jan 31st. These weekly guided hikes for adults are scheduled for every Monday in January 2011.
They are offered through the Superstition Mountain Museum.
These classes are a great way to explore the desert
Cost is reasonable -- only $5. per person per hike - call 480-983-4888 for more info.

gold canyon arizona: Public Recycling No Longer Available For Pinal County Arizona - 12/30/10 05:13 PM
Public service recycling is no longer available in Pinal County Arizona. The public funded/supported receptacles have been removed. There is simply no longer enough public funding to support a recycling effort.
Some private companies have stepped up to offer the service to residents who want to recycle and who are willing and able to fund their own pick-up.
To read more about this situation, visit our blog post for more links and details.
This is just another sign of the times and public spending that must be cut back in order to try and begin to make ends meet.

gold canyon arizona: Pinal County Arizona Has New Offender Website Resource - 12/30/10 05:05 PM
In Pinal County Arizona residents now have a new resource. The county has developed a new web page on the Sheriff's website.Pinal County Sheriff’s Offender Watch Community Web Page is accessible 24 hrs a day, 7 days a week.
This is a great tool for current residents, but also for anyone moving into the area who needs to check out these type of issues -- as the AZ Buyer's Advisory advises new buyers to do.
For more details on the new site visit our blog post.
If you are thinking of buying in Pinal County, Gold Canyon or other … (1 comments)

gold canyon arizona: Report Gold Canyon and Apache Junction Arizona Problems-Only A Click Away - 11/21/10 08:57 AM
A new tool on the Apache Junction and Gold Canyon website is making it easy to report non-emergency community issues.
SeeClickFix is an easy to use, web-based reporting tool that encourages people to take an active role in improving their community.
Reporting a problem is easy, just click on the map to indicate where your problem is located and enter a description of the problem. Pictures can be uploaded as well.
For more info about this service visit our blog post.

gold canyon arizona: East Phoenix Arizona Valley Job Fair and Career Expo-September 23 - 09/20/10 07:43 AM
At a time when many need help finding work, along comes the 2nd annual Job Fair and Career Expo hosted by Central Arizona College. This event will be held September 23rd in Apache Junction Arizona at the college campus buildings. The expo will run from noon until 5pm.This will be both a good opportunity for businesses to display info about their company as well as a great opportunity for job seekers to get in front of someone from a company where there may be a job.To get more information about this great job fair opportunity contact Ann Mitchell at 520-494-5428.
To … (8 comments)

gold canyon arizona: Gold Canyon Arizona Gets New Recycling Resource - 09/12/10 11:29 AM
This past week we received a note from an area merchant that indicated they had plans to apparently bring recycling services to the Gold Canyon Arizona area.  Up to now, there has not been a recycle service for a large portion of the homes in the Gold Canyon Arizona area.
Some areas, such as Peralta Trails where the trash pickup is included in the HOA services have adopted recycling to the services offered to that community during the past year.
But for other parts of the community there has been no recycle service available, unless the resident wanted to load their … (0 comments)

gold canyon arizona: Free Tutoring and Resume Help for Pinal County Arizona Residents - 09/02/10 12:46 PM
The Pinal County Arizona library district has set up a new program with and is offering free tutoring and help with resume writing for job seekers. The program is for anyone who lives in Pinal County and who has a library card. Help is for any student from K-12 through adult learning and college. The resume writing help program is for anyone who needs help putting their resume together as they try to find work.
The free program is available every day  from 1-10pm.
Visit our blog post on to lear more details and for a link to take … (6 comments)

gold canyon arizona: Gold Canyon Arizona June 2010 Home Sales Stats - 07/23/10 01:11 PM
We just posted the Gold Canyon Arizona June 2010 home sales stats on our Blog. In a nutshell the home sales are down a bit from past months and the average price per square foot for homes sold is also down somewhat. To read the details we invite you to check out the complete post on's Blog.
If you are a buyer who is thinking of buying in Gold Canyon Arizona there are a lot of wonderful homes now on the market. Gold Canyon is located about 45 minutes East of the Phoenix Arizona Sky Harbor airport at the … (0 comments)

gold canyon arizona: News Sources For Gold Canyon Arizona Snowbirds - 07/03/10 06:50 AM
Many residents of Gold Canyon Arizona and surrounding areas of Apache Junction are seasonal residents. The summer population is actually about a half of what the winter population is. If a resident is not seasonal many year round people at least go away for the hot days of summer. (Oh those 110+ temp days!)
If you are away and want to stay in touch with the local news here are a couple links to local newspapers so you can keep up on the happenings while you are away.
AJ/GC News - click:
AJ/GC Independent click:
Of course … (9 comments)

gold canyon arizona: Nights Under The Lights for Horse Lovers in Superstition Mountain Area - 05/10/10 10:15 AM
If you are anywhere in the East Phoenix Arizona area and have a horse, or if you  just love horses, but do not own one you may want to check out the summer events being hosted by Apache Junction Parks and Rec and Superstition Horseman’s Association.
Events called "Nights Under the Lights" take place every Thursday night from May 8th until August 26th from 6-9pm. Events take place at the Apache Junction Rodeo grounds in Apache Junction Arizona.
A person need not be a member of the Superstition Horsemen's Association to participate, Non-members are welcome to come and participate in the … (3 comments)

gold canyon arizona: Canyon Arts Festival 2011 Seeks Art Submissions for Commemorative Poster - 05/10/10 09:19 AM
If you live in the Gold Canyon Arizona area and are talented artistically then it's time to put on your creative thinking cap. It's the time of year when the Gold Canyon Arts Council begins to actively seeking art work submissions for consideration for the 2011 Canyon Arts Festival commemorative poster. Art submissions should reflect some aspect of the diversity, sights and activity of the Canyon Sounds program for the Canyon Arts Festival. Submissions can be either serious or whimsical.
Art can be a drawing, painting, photography, or combination of another art form such as sculpture, pottery, weaving or basketry. Deadline … (0 comments)

gold canyon arizona: Gold Canyon Arizona Classic Car Club - 04/26/10 08:46 AM
Love classic cars? Looking for a group of enthusiastic people like yourself? Then consider coming to the East Phoenix Arizona Valley group called Gold Canyon Classic Car Club.
They meet on the first Saturday of month, so this coming Saturday , May 1 is the next meeting.
Share your passion for classic cars with fellow enthusiasts.
The meeting is from 5-7pm at Jack-in-the-Box at Bashas Center located at Superstition Mountain Drive & Highway 60 in Gold Canyon Arizona. There is no admission.
For more information about this group contact Jeff Downing who is a part of the organization.

gold canyon arizona: Gold Canyon Arizona - Real Estate Stats - March 2010 - 04/14/10 10:02 AM
Both the flurry of snow birds trying to get a home purchased before they left to go back to their other homes, as well as the flurry of buyers wanting to buy before the tax incentives dried up - both played a role in boosting sales in the Gold Canyon Arizona area in March 2010.
We have just posted the stats for the month of March 2010 onto the blog on Visit the blog post to learn more about the average price per square foot, number of homes sold in March and other interesting facts.
If you are thinking of … (0 comments)

Bob & Carolin Benjamin, East Phoenix Arizona Homes (Benjamin Realty LLC)

Bob & Carolin Benjamin

East Phoenix Arizona Homes

Gold Canyon, AZ

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Address: 6499 S Kings Ranch Road, Suite 6 PMB 2, Gold Canyon, AZ, 85118

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