Sunday, November 18, 2018

Are manufactured homes the answer to metro Phoenix's affordable-housing problem?

Sunday, November 4, 2018

Apartments, offices and a Fry's: What's coming to downtown Phoenix

When a McDonald's opened in a vacant historic tower in downtown Phoenix during the mid-1990s, it was a big deal.

Read more... https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/phoenix/2018/10/25/construction-booming-downtown-phoenix-apartments-frys-grocery-store-office-restaurants-retail/1537540002/

Downtown Phoenix's growing popularity is pricing out many residents

Downtown Phoenix's housing boom is blanketing the area with thousands of new apartments and condominiums.

Read more... https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/phoenix/2018/10/25/downtown-phoenix-growing-popularity-pricing-out-many-residents-apartments-affordable-housing/1538019002/

Downtown Phoenix's rebirth has been decades in the making. Here's how they did it

More construction cranes now dot downtown Phoenix's skyline than ever.

The area's population is surging to record levels, as is the number of employers bringing new jobs to the core of the nation's fifth-largest city.

Read more... https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/phoenix/2018/10/25/arizona-downtown-phoenix-rebirth-brings-hope-challenges-asu-suns-diamondbacks/1534788002/

Thursday, October 18, 2018

FHA Lifts 2-Year Ban on Sun City Reverse Mortgages

After more than two years of waiting, residents at the Sun City retirement community in Arizona can once again open Home Equity Conversion Mortgages thanks to a new approval from the the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Read more... https://reversemortgagedaily.com/2018/10/17/fha-lifts-2-year-ban-on-sun-city-reverse-mortgages/

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Phoenix's Relics antiques shop finds new life in consignment

For 15 years, Timothy Harris traveled all over Europe searching for unique and high-value antiques for Relics Architectural Home & Garden, the Phoenix shop Harris started with his longtime partner in life and business, Todd Zillweger.

Read more... https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/phoenix/2018/08/16/phoenix-relics-antiques-shop-finds-new-life-consignment/777311002/

Friday, September 14, 2018

Arizona Eviction Prevention Project would target eviction epidemic

The Arizona Department of Housing is considering a program that would offer financial and legal help to tenants facing eviction, marking the state's first significant steps toward addressing an eviction epidemic that exploded more than a decade ago.

Read more... https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/arizona-investigations/2018/09/13/arizona-eviction-prevention-project-would-offer-financial-legal-help-tenants/994189002/

Sunday, August 26, 2018

Homes to replace golf course next to Phoenixs' South Mountain

A prime piece of Phoenix land, home to a golf course for decades and next to the biggest city park in the U.S., will soon sprout new houses.

Read more... https://www.azcentral.com/story/money/real-estate/catherine-reagor/2018/08/26/homes-replace-golf-course-next-phoenix-south-mountain-park-maracay-homes-avance/1055561002/

Arizona economic growth likely to accelerate, new report says

Economic conditions have improved "dramatically" in recent months for Arizona and the nation, and state-growth projections have been revised upward, according to a new report produced by the Governor's Office. 

Read more... https://www.azcentral.com/story/money/business/economy/2018/08/22/arizona-gross-domestic-product-growth-expected-hit-3-through-2019/1065347002/

ASU expands to historic building in downtown Los Angeles

Arizona State University is boosting its footprint in Los Angeles, another expansion in a major city outside the school's home state.

Read more... https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/arizona-education/2018/08/21/arizona-state-university-occupy-downtown-los-angeles-herald-examiner-building-asu/1054974002/

Sunday, August 12, 2018

VR tours open up Taliesin West, other Arizona attractions to digital tourism

When the Internet was new, before even the World Wide Web, cyberpunk authors envisioned the potential for immersive virtual reality online. More than three decades after William Gibson's seminal "Neuromancer," the reality of VR hasn't quite caught up to that fictional vision ... but we're getting there fast.

Read more... https://www.azcentral.com/story/entertainment/arts/2018/08/10/taliesin-west-and-3-more-vr-tours-arizona/940050002/

Sunday, July 29, 2018

Saturday, July 7, 2018

CoreLogic reports Arizona, national home prices are increasing due to low supply

Home prices are rising in Arizona and nationally, and that's not going to change until there's more supply, according to a report out today.

Read more... https://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/news/2018/07/03/arizona-national-home-prices-increasing-due-to-low.html

Monday, June 25, 2018

3 Things Home Buyers Should Know About the New Lending Reform Law

On Thursday, President Donald Trump signed legislation rolling back some of the lending restrictions enacted in response to the housing boom and bust. While the new law doesn't entirely do away with those financial reforms, it does have some significant implications for home buyers.

Read more... https://www.realtor.com/news/real-estate-news/home-buyers-know-about-new-lending-reform-law/

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Priciest of the year: Phoenix mid-rise sells for $100 million

A Phoenix office tower, located at the prime intersection of 24th Street and Camelback Road, has sold for $100 million. It's the priciest Arizona office sale so far in 2018.

Read more https://www.azcentral.com/story/money/real-estate/catherine-reagor/2018/06/15/phoenix-midrise-sells-100-million-priciest-office-sale/703934002/

Bike-sharing companies' Phoenix-area growth leads to abandoned bikes

Managers of dockless bike-share services say they've seen exponential growth since two companies arrived in the city late last year, and they're addressing the main complaint: bikes ditched where they shouldn't be.

Read more... https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/scottsdale/2018/06/16/bike-sharing-companies-growth-phoenix-scottsdale-brings-abandoned-bikes/682238002/

FHA loans fall in metro Phoenix, but that may be good for Millennials

Monday, May 21, 2018

Buying a rental property: One landlord's advice to potential owners

"Location, location, location" might be the mantra when selecting a promising house or condominium in which to live. But when it comes to purchasing rental homes, other factors also weigh heavily, according to one Phoenix landlord with different types of properties in Las Vegas.

Read more.... https://www.azcentral.com/story/money/real-estate/2018/05/21/buying-rental-property-landlords-jeremy-kisner-advice-potential-owners/617691002/

Monday, May 7, 2018

Saturday, May 5, 2018

Who's the coolest girl in the mortgage industry?

Lillian Wong, a Senior Loan Officer at Fairway Independent Mortgage, has worked in the mortgage business for over 25 years in both California and Arizona, and her experience shows by being a multi-million dollar producer in mainly purchase business.

Read more... https://www.lillianloans.com/coolestgirl

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Zillow to start buying and selling metro Phoenix homes

Valley homeowners know Zillow for its online valuations. People either love or hate Zestimates, depending on what it says about their own house. 

Read more... https://www.azcentral.com/story/money/real-estate/catherine-reagor/2018/04/21/zillow-start-buying-and-selling-metro-phoenix-homes/526146002/

Sunday, April 8, 2018

Where are the most expensive apartment communities in the Phoenix area?

High-income renters looking for prestigious places to stay will find their best opportunities in Scottsdale and Tempe, according to the 2018 edition of the Phoenix Business Journal's Exclusive Apartments list, which was published today.

Read more... https://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/news/2018/04/06/these-are-the-most-exclusive-apartments-in-the.html

Glendale's Westgate Entertainment District up for sale

Glendale's Westgate Entertainment District is up for sale with an asking price of $142 million.

Read more... https://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/news/2018/04/06/westgate-entertainment-district-up-for-sale.html

Cerberus Sfr Holdings is buying up hundreds of Phoenix-area homes

A single, well-financed buyer has purchased hundreds of lower-end Valley homes in recent months, buying up properties in one of the price ranges with the lowest stock.

Read more... https://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/news/2018/04/07/single-investor-buying-up-affordable-homes-in.html

Saturday, March 3, 2018

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