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Ping Golf: A Local Success Story

This post is part of our series on local business and news. We aim to keep you updated on local trends so you can stay current with your clients. Whether you follow golf or not, chances are you’ve heard of the Ping golf company. This behemoth enterprise has its corporate headquarters in Phoenix,...

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What’s Your HQ IQ? Companies with Headquarters in the Valley

This post is part of our series on local business and news. We aim to keep you updated on local trends so you can stay current with your clients. What do Sprouts, Cold Stone Creamery and PetSmart have in common? Besides being great places to shop or eat, they’re also companies...

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Finding Favorite Hometown Foods in Arizona

This post is part of our series on local business and news. We aim to keep you updated on local trends so you can stay current with your clients. Need help finding favorite hometown foods in Arizona? Or maybe you want to make recently relocated clients feel more at home here....

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Cactus League Spring Training: A Financial Home Run

This post is part of our series on local business and news. We aim to keep you updated on local trends so you can stay current with your clients. It’s that time of the year again! Cactus League Spring Training will be in full swing starting February 21 and runs until...

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The Talking Stick Entertainment District

This post is part of our series on local business and news. We aim to keep you updated on local trends so you can stay current with your clients. If you’re in search of fine dining, luxury resorts, shopping and gambling, you don’t have to go very far. The Talking Stick Entertainment...

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Increase on FHA limits in 2019

In December of 2018, HUD announced an increase in FHA limits for most counties in the U.S. beginning in 2019. How does AZ stack up? Limits in 14 of the 15 counties in AZ are now at $314,827. That’s up from $294,515 in 2018. Coconino county is the outlier,...

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Are You Ready for the Phoenix Open?

This post is part of our series on local business and news. We aim to keep you updated on local trends so you can stay current with your clients. It’s almost time for the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Whether you’re a golf fan or not, there’s no denying that this event...

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Big Events Bring Big Buyers to the Valley

This post is part of our series on local business and news. We aim to keep you updated on local trends so you can stay current with your clients. Event season is upon us! Not only is this a fun time of year, but these big events bring big buyers to...

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Local Bakeries For Worldly Holiday Treats

This post is part of our series on local business and news. We aim to keep you updated on local trends so you can stay current with your clients. Tired of the same old holiday cookies? If you’re seeking new flavors this holiday season, these locally owned bakeries offer treats...

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Bashas: A Piece of Phoenix History

This post is part of our series on local business and news. We aim to keep you updated on local trends so you can stay current with your clients. The name Bashas’ has been synonymous with the Phoenix area now for more than 80 years. The name graces streets...

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Deep-Frying a Turkey?

Did you know that Thanksgiving is the biggest house fire day of the year? Help protect your clients biggest assets by passing-on these safety tips on the right way to deep-fry your bird: Always deep fry turkeys outside and away from your home Never put the bird in frozen...

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What You Should Know About the South Phoenix Light-Rail Project

This post is part of our series on local business and news. We aim to keep you updated on local trends so you can stay current with your clients. Updated on 12/5. Its been 6 years now since we first began the South Phoenix light rail conversation. The 5.5...

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Arizona Ghost Towns

This post is part of our series on local business and news. We aim to keep you updated on local trends so you can stay current with your clients. Travel any direction in Arizona and you’ll find an empty, abandoned town. Some are intact, some are nothing but rubble but...

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Moving to a New Brokerage?

There are several steps to follow when you decide to change brokerages but you might be surprised to learn that ARMLS is not involved in this process. We’ve outlined the basic steps you need to make the switch. Step 1. ADRE has an online system to initiate a change/new...

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What Do You Know About Phoenix’s Warehouse District?

This post is part of our series on local business and news. We aim to keep you updated on local trends so you can stay current with your clients. Originally Phoenix’s Chinatown from the 1870s to the 1940s, the Warehouse District spans between Seventh St. to Seventh Ave. and north to...

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White Castle Slides into Scottsdale

This post is part of our series on local business and news. We aim to keep you updated on local trends so you can stay current with your clients. No, it’s not a mirage in the desert. The little hamburgers affectionately dubbed “sliders” will soon be coming to Scottsdale!...

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How the Amazon Key Could Change Real Estate

The verdict is still out on the Amazon Key. What is the Amazon Key? The Amazon Key is a system that takes the place of a traditional lock and key. The homeowner installs a smart deadbolt and camera that link to the Amazon Key app. The user can then grant access...

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Going Local: Salad and Go

Healthy eating from a drive-thru? Is that even possible? This month we’re featuring the antithesis of our recent Filiberto’s local spotlight, Salad and Go. Local school teacher Roushan and her husband Tony wondered the same thing. While enjoying a Caesar salad at a five-star restaurant, they wondered why a salad that good cost...

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The Historic Arizona Biltmore Hotel Sells

The Arizona Biltmore Hotel is a historic Phoenix landmark that opened its doors in 1929. Just recently the building changed hands and was purchased by Blackstone. Blackstone is the largest private real estate equity firm in the world. Some other properties owned by Blackstone include the JW Marriott Desert...

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No End in Sight for Phoenix Population Growth

If you’re a real estate agent in Phoenix, population growth is a good problem to have. According to the US Census Bureau, Phoenix was the second fastest growing “large city” in the country in 2017, after San Antonio, TX. With that said, Maricopa county was THE fastest growing county last year,...

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