Anthem Spring 2014

It’s now March and the year has flown by so far.  Spring time here in the Anthem area comes with beautiful weather and lots of new growth in the plants.  This winter, an very warm one for us was not really very cold so most of the plants here do not have to recover form […]

Anthem and Maricopia County Real Estate update

Here are some interesting sales facts for the Maricopa County region and Anthem. The Arizona Multiple Listing Service (ARMLS) releases reports on home facts covering the whole Maricopa County region, which pale in contrast to current Florida real estate prices.   For January 2014, our distressed sales are down.  Just 16% (690 units) of the total […]

Enjoy the beautiful winter season here in Anthem, North Phoenix Arizona!

It sure is nice here this time of the year.  Our days are in the 70’s and lots of sun!  We see reports of snow, freezing rain, and frigid temperatures and know why we live here!  Our summers are hot but still more tolerable than the cold we see hitting most of the country at […]

Anthem Dues

Anthem homeowners to experience first increase in Community Council Assessments in 8 years.   The increase is $18 a quarter for Anthem Parkside and the Anthem Club homes and the Village homes will see a $12 a quarter increase.  Also for Anthem Club homeowners they will have an additional $12 a month increase for Social membership dues.  These […]

Anthem and North Phoenix Update August 2013

With the start of the new school year for the Deer Valley Schools occurring this past week the end to summer is here despite the temperatures telling us otherwise.  No official numbers are available yet, but most of the schools in the North Valley area are experiencing an increase in enrollment.  Boulder Creek and Sandra […]

School starting Fall 2013

Here in Anthem the summer is winding down and we are about ready to go back to school. For most schools the first day of classes is August 12th. Pre-registration enrollment is up compared to fall 2012, and the ending enrollment figures for Deer Valley Unified School District in the Anthem area. Of course those […]

Phoenix Market is On a Roll

According to the Arizona Republic and WP Carey School of Business at ASU in today’s paper (3/24/13), EVERY Zip code in the county saw a minimum of an 11% increase in the median sales price.  Check out some of these links below.  There are now mail carrier routes added to the zip code to give […]

Maricopa County Update

For February here are the county numbers which is showing some interesting statistics. These figures are from the Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service.  Sales in February were up 14.4% over January (which is typical since 2001), however comparing 2013 to 2012 there was a decline of 8.6%. Our total inventory is down 8.5% from last […]

Phoenix Housing Market Leads the Nation

According to CoreLogic(home price index consultant) in comparing home values from April 2011 to April 2012, Phoenix had the largest rate in the US of the 10 largest metropolitan areas. Our increase was 11.3% beating the 2nd place, Dallas which came in at 3.5% increase. That includes all such as distress sales (foreclosures, and […]

Is the Real Estate Market ready to rebound?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Prices Moving Up & Foreclosures Going Down In Phoenix-area Housing Market TEMPE, Ariz. (Feb. 23, 2012) — Several pieces of good news are trickling into the hard-hit Phoenix-area housing market. A new report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University shows positive trends for struggling homeowners, as […]