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By Kathleen Murray
(Realty Executives Mohave)
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I had the pleasure of visiting our Mohave Museum of History and Arts on Friday afternoon to view the new exhibit.  The museum is presenting a beautiful collection of fashion through our history. On display are the beautiful wedding gowns of our first settlers, and a series of fashions worn by bo...

By Kathleen Murray
(Realty Executives Mohave)
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ADOT (The Arizona Department of Transportation) officially began construction to improve the final 15 miles of U.S. 93 south of the By Pass.  It is expected to be completed by late 2010 to correspond with the completion of the By Pass.  Throughout construction, access will be maintained to the La...

By Kathleen Murray
(Realty Executives Mohave)
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Where are the setbacks on my Kingman AZ property?  We are asked this question all the time!  Below is a chart of the required setbacks for the R-1 Residential Single Family designation.  SEQ CHAPTER \h \r 1Accessory buildings and uses (garages, carports, sheds, etc.) are separate from the main st...

By Chere Davis
(Realty Executives Mohave)
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Do you want to learn about credit? How to get it, how to use it and how to keep it.  Come to the Realtors association on 1923 Kino Avenue, Kingman Az 86409 When? Wednesday, 2/18/09 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm RSVP to mtatosian@premiermortgage.com

By Kathleen Murray
(Realty Executives Mohave)
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Nancy & I visited with the representatives from the Hualapai Mountain Medical Center at the County Fair last weekend!  They tell us that they expect to accept the first patient the last quarter of 2009 and it won't be long before the local hiring of support services and staff will begin. The hosp...

By Kathleen Murray
(Realty Executives Mohave)
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Mardian Ranch will go before the Planning & Zoning Commission to ask for a minor amendment to the General Plan with the hope of changing 616 acres of its planned development from retail/residential to light industrial. The planned community will include several sections of land covered by solar p...

By Kathleen Murray
(Realty Executives Mohave)
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The North Star Steel Plant which has been inactive for over five years will be the new home of Nucor Steel who purchased the plant at a cost of $35,000,000 in 2003.  Nucor will produce rebar and wire rod starting in second quarter 2009.  Mayor John Salem stated that the plant would initially prod...

By Kathleen Murray
(Realty Executives Mohave)
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Monday evening, City Council took its first step to lowering transportation development fees by 50% across the board. City staff is to present a plan for lowering fees fy 50% at the next Council Meeting on September 2.  Intended to provide relief to local builders and commercial interest, it will...

By Kathleen Murray
(Realty Executives Mohave)
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Plano, Texas based Cinemark has signed the leas on a 26,362 square-foot, eight screen all stadium-seating multiplex to be built in the Mountain View Plaza Complex off of Hualapai Mountain Road and Eastern Avenue.  Conceptual site plans are on their way to Planning and Zoning for approval. The com...

By Kathleen Murray
(Realty Executives Mohave)
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City Council has approved the acceptance of final plans to renovate the historic Train Station downton built in 1907. It has fallen to neglect.  Plans for the project include the Amtrac Station at the West End of the Building and a Train Museum and Gift Shop at the East End. ADOT will be responsi...

By Kathleen Murray
(Realty Executives Mohave)
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The Federal Highway Authority had been considering a new access management policy that would restrict the flow of traffic at exits near arterial streets close to interstate highways.  According to John Salem, Mayor of Kingman, ADOT, Vanderbuilt Farms, & Vestar have come to an agreement with FHWA ...

By Kathleen Murray
(Realty Executives Mohave)
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The New York Times has called Kingman "the freshest face in the Sun Belt's growth spurt." The Times credits: The two developments approved for the area by Rhodes HOmes and Mardian Group. The four-lane bridge over the Colorado River at Hoover Dam. The fact that the area is free from natural disast...

By Kathleen Murray
(Realty Executives Mohave)
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  Immaculate, Like New 1100 + Square Foot, 3 Bedroom/2 Bath home would be a great place to start a family and at this price, a wonderful investment.  Home is priced at $139,500, currently $25,000 below market value. The home features an open floor plan, large dining area, and spacious kitchen.  ...

By Cheryl Westwood
(Keller Williams Arizona Living Realty)
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In a recent Mohave County survey comparing the local services in Bullhead, Lake Havasu City and Kingman, Kingman consistently ranked above average.  Consumers surveyed said that they were more than satisfied with their internet providers, local utilities (including gas, electrical, water and sewe...

By Kathleen Murray
(Realty Executives Mohave)
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Old Town Kingman AZ Mohave County Economic Development Division recently surveyed businesses in Lake Havasu, Bullhead City and Kingman rating eight categories ranging from government and community services to education and transportation infrastructure.  Rated on a seven point scale, Kingman rate...

By Kathleen Murray
(Realty Executives Mohave)
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Kingman is going green!    Western Wind Energy Corporation based in Vancouver, Canada has purchased 1,128 ares and leased more than 22,000 additional acres southwest of Kingman, hoping to build "Steel Park" a wind turbine farm.  The farm is expected to produe 215 megawatts of electricity annually...

By Kathleen Murray
(Realty Executives Mohave)
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  Due to the recent increase of fire danger in the Kingman area and in the interest of public safety, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Arizona State Forestry Department, and Hualapai Mountain Park will implement fire restrictions. The areas affected by the restrictions are all public lands ad...

By Kathleen Murray
(Realty Executives Mohave)
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Last Tuesday, the Route 66 Assn met at the Old Elks Lodge to brainstorm ideas to attract new residents and new commercial development, end the squabbling in city governement and do what is necessary to revive the local Kingman Economy. Scott Dunton invited local leaders, including city officials,...

By Kathleen Murray
(Realty Executives Mohave)
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WalMart will be able to sell a .072 acre parcel that sits betweens Smiths and the Super Store on Stockton Hill Road. One Councilman opposed, one obstained butthe measure was passed on the condition that WalMart and Smith's agree to work "in good faith" to allow traffic to pass between thier parki...

By Kathleen Murray
(Realty Executives Mohave)
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Despite election promises, our newly elected City Council is looking closer at the economic impact of reducing construction impact fees.  At a recent special meeting of Council, City Finance Director, Carol Lloyd's presentation convinced 5 of the seven members that reducing Impact Fees would hurt...

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