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 […]

Anthem Club and Overall Market Update

The Anthem Club HOA is planning on several upgrades in our community this spring and summer.  The Anthem Ridge gate will be receiving a new facelift.  The median will be wider and re-landscaped.  The reason for this is to make the driving entrance and exit lanes narrower.  This is an attempt to discourage and prevent […]

Spring Arrives in Anthem

It is officially spring time here in Anthem.  You can now wear bright colors and whites: Oh I forgot that is an old east coast tradition people here wear those things all year long!  But seriously, it is time to get your home ready for the upcoming heat!  Many insects who hibernate during the cold […]

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 […]

Anthem Spring Reminders

With the warm weather approaching here are some reminders for Anthem residents. It’s now past the standard time for the last frost in Arizona.  So it is time to trim and remove the dead branches and plants in your landscaping. You can replace up to 8 plants in your yard without the approval of the […]

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 […]

Anthem February Real Estate Update

This is a real estate update for February, 2013 in Anthem, AZ.  This month saw a good increase in the prices of homes sold in Anthem Country Club, and we have passed the 200 dollar per square foot threshold in listing and homes under contract for the first time in a long time.    As […]

Anthem Update 2.24.13

As the winter season here in Anthem is winding down many new things are happening.  The temperature is warming up and we are technically past the “freeze time” but of course once we believe that Murphy will show us wrong!  Days are getting longer which is nice for me.  Community voting for Council representatives will […]