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By Blair Ballin
(Conway Real Estate)
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By now most of the Arizona population and some of the country have had the chance to hear about the horrific accident that happened on Friday involving the news helicopters. Up until then I certainly didn't realize the danger they put themselves in. It really makes you wonder is all that worth it...

By Calie Waterhouse, Community Builder
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Here in Phoenix today, we had a terrible accident that occured between two television helicopters.   Local Channel 3 and Channel 15 helicopters were covering a car chase below on the streets of Phoenix when they collided.  The wreckage landed in Steel Indian School Park, where fortunately no one ...

By Adam Tarr, PC -GRI, ABR, CDPE, RSPS, ePro - Designated Broker
(MavRealty)
Comments 0
Hello and good Friday to all! It was publicized today on http://www.azcentral/ that the city of Phoenix ranks 4th in the nation in Parkland-per-capita!  Boasting 26 acres of park per 1,000 residents, Phoenix blows the average of 17.5 acres out of the water!  The top 4 look like this:Raleigh, NC S...
Construction ContinuesThe Arizona Department of Transportation has notified that the following areas of I17 will be restricted for construction.    Currently under construction is I17 between the Loop 101 and Carefree Highway.   Once these improvements are completed then the area of I17 between C...

By David Baker
(Home Smart Realty)
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More and more I have seen foreclosures on the rise in the hispanic community.  Of course this is happening every where and not just to this segment of our population.  Just yesterday I had an appoinment to preview and give a listing presentation.  Turns out the homeowners have fallen behind on th...

By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty
(Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area)
Comments 17
I came across the following article: Price risk for the top 50 U.S. markets which puts Phoenix in the number 2 spot for risk of price decline.  Click on the link above to view the complete table.  The Phoenix market has a risk score of 646 which means there is a 64.6% chance this market will decl...

By SEO Expert: Michael George, Real Estate and Law Firm SEO
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(This post was originally written by Karen George, wife of Michael.) Yep.  This is my 100th post.  I had intended upon writing a mortgage-related post today, but another ActiveRainer told me that I should acknowledge the 100th post "blogging milestone".  (I figured I would put Mark Twain's pictu...

By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty
(Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area)
Comments 22
In this "interesting" market here in the Phoenix area rental bargains abound.  How about a high end upgraded, $850,000, 3,000 sq ft, in a gated community for $1,995 per month? Too steep?  Well - it is on a mountainside lot! How about a $650,000, 3,200 sq ft home, again in a gated community for a ...

By Adam Tarr, PC -GRI, ABR, CDPE, RSPS, ePro - Designated Broker
(MavRealty)
Comments 2
New N. Central Phoenix Townhome ProjectHi and welcome to the weekend.  We just added a new townhome home project to our Urban Living - Phoenix page called URBAN 30. (scroll to the bottom of the page) URBAN 30 is a gated neighborhood with 30 three story townhomes in a convenient location near Nort...

By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty
(Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area)
Comments 31
It seems that many Sellers are living on Fantasy Island.  What's more - they have managed to convince supposedly "professional" real estate agents to move there with them! (Click the graphic on the left for video)I continue to be amazed by the number of overpriced listings - and I mean overpriced...

By Kaushik Sirkar
(Call Realty, Inc.)
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Who are the biggest Employers in the East Valley?by Kaushik Sirkar, Chandler AZ REALTORChandler Arizona Real EstateIts no secret that a strong employment base is a key factor that drives growth and supports local economies.  Job growth will often help to drive new construction and growth within t...

By Matthew Pellerin, Phoenix Homes Team
(Realty Executives - PhoenixHomes.com)
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I am proud to announce that www.PhoenixHomes.com is now a fully custom site using the Drupal platform.A special thank you to my Director of Marketing, Max Chirkov, for helping to make all of this possible!We went live with the new version back on 6/20/07.  I was a bit nervous about the move and p...

By Ulises Romo
(Realty One Group)
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This weekend I held an open house for my Aunt and Uncle's house, and I had a small amount of traffic come through the house on both days. I wish I could say I am disappointed, however I am not. I actually had a couple who were not interested in my relative's house but, they were interested in a s...

By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty
(Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area)
Comments 17
No - not the sort you would immediately think of.  This is another topic altogether.  I have been asked to run for office by the CEO of our local association.  That they would ask is flattering given they have over 13,000 members to choose from - however - now I need to find out what it means if ...

By Adam Tarr, PC -GRI, ABR, CDPE, RSPS, ePro - Designated Broker
(MavRealty)
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Desert Ridge Market Report for June 2007 There were 27 homes sold in Desert Ridge in June, with an average listing price of $637,596 and an average sale price of $616,111.  Sale prices were 97% of list prices.  Sold Price per Square Foot was $234.35. The range of prices for sold homes was $277,00...

By Adam Tarr, PC -GRI, ABR, CDPE, RSPS, ePro - Designated Broker
(MavRealty)
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Things to do at Desert RidgeOne of the areas we specialize in is Desert Ridge in north Phoenix.  This is a one in a continuing series of blogs on Desert Ridge.   Things to do in Desert Ridge  Walk the miles of desert landscaped trails within the community Sit by the District Fountains at Desert R...

By Adam Tarr, PC -GRI, ABR, CDPE, RSPS, ePro - Designated Broker
(MavRealty)
Comments 0
Desert Ridge SchoolsDesert Ridge Schools:        Desert Trails Elementary        Wildfire Elementary        Explorer Middle School        Pinnacle High School   It may be the middle of summer, but as parents it's never too early to think about your kid's schools.  Schools throughout the area are ...

By Ulises Romo
(Realty One Group)
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They're back!!! Arizona Summer is here again. And its hot as, well you know. The good thing about it being summertime are valley pools; private, community, and also the water-parks here in Arizona. Kids can enjoy water-parks like Sun Splash, Big Surf, Water World as I did as a youngster. I have a...

By Kaushik Sirkar
(Call Realty, Inc.)
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Tips for first time buyersby Kaushik Sirkar, Chandler AZ REALTORChandler Arizona Real EstateAs I have stated before, the majority of my blogging has been done on the Active Rain network.  Its where I got my start and I will of course continue contributing.  But I also think its time I started ven...

By Ulises Romo
(Realty One Group)
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Well as you can guess, Interest Rates are on the rise. Great timing huh? Like the saying goes, "when it rains it pours." And right now the Real Estate Industry is in a monsoon. Is Evan Almighty around? However, do not fear, while it may be sink or swim time, we as REALTORS must learn how to swim ...

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