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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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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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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. It’s 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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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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The History of Harkins

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. When was the last time you sat down in a theater with a big buttery popcorn and some Raisinets while waiting for that big...

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What Every Homeowner Needs to Know about Mineral Rights

When you purchase a home, you typically own the house and the land underneath it. But buyer beware. Hidden in the sea of paperwork you sign at closing could be a disclosure stating the home builder or developer will maintain the mineral rights located in the earth underneath your property. This means that if...

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Airport Noise Disclosure Requirements for Luke Air Force Base

Did you know that Arizona has strict disclosure requirements for properties that are subject to airport noise? While airport noise can be a nuisance and an inconvenience, it can also affect an owner’s enjoyment and use of a property. Arizona law requires sellers to disclose when a property is...

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Have you heard of Interstate 11?

Heard about Interstate 11? Well it could be coming right through your backyard. The new highway will link Canada and Mexico through the states of Arizona, Nevada, Idaho, Oregon and Washington. Although part of the highway is already underway up north, studies to determine the environmental impact of the road will...

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Get Into The (Sales) Zone

The life of a Realtor takes them all over the Valley, but when it comes to sales area, the data points to a smaller area a little closer to home. The average Listing Agent tends to work within a radius of about 6.65 miles while Buyer’s Agents typically have a slightly bigger area of...

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HOA Addendum / Documents in Flexmls

The Arizona Association of Realtors has created a new HOA Addendum document for buyers and sellers to complete before closing. The Arizona Association of REALTORS® Form Workgroup Chair explains the motivation behind this new form:   “Parties were often surprised at close of escrow by previously undisclosed HOA fees...

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