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Arizona attorneys open new Phoenix firm

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A new law firm, Bergin, Frakes, Smalley & Oberholtzer (BFSO), recently opened its offices in the heart of Phoenix’s Camelback Corridor, with a focus on real estate, litigation and government relations services. Although the law firm itself is new, BFSO’s partners are longtime Arizona lawyers and colleagues who have handled cases for a wide spectrum… Read More →

Maracay Homes Opens 14th New Community for 2013

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Maracay Homes celebrates the opening of two new East Valley neighborhoods at the Bridges of Gilbert master-planned community in Gilbert this month, where all-new floor plans with thoughtfully designed features await buyers eager to purchase a home in one of metro Phoenix’s most popular residential areas. Prospective buyers are invited to virtually tour Arch Crossing… Read More →

Fulton Homes Honors Vets with ‘Fly the Flag’ Campaign

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September 26, 2013 by in Events | Featured | Real Estate

Fulton Homes is showing its appreciation for America’s veterans by encouraging everyone to display the Stars and Stripes this Veteran’s Day, and at the same time benefit the Wounded Warriors Project. The Tempe-based homebuilder has partnered with 100.7 KSLX for the “Fly the Flag for Veteran’s Day” campaign. From Sept. 30 through Nov. 11, listeners… Read More →

5 Tips To Get The Best Mortgage Rate

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September 19, 2013 by in Banking | Featured | Finance | Real Estate

No. 1: Establish a baseline. Call a lender and have your credit pulled. Do a full application and establish what you can and should be borrowing. No. 2: Contact a mix of financial institutions and do it all on the same day. Interest rates fluctuate constantly for a variety of reasons, including the occasional promotion… Read More →

Homebuilder donates playhouses to Phoenix Zoo charity

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September 17, 2013 by in Featured | Nonprofit | Real Estate

Brookfield Communities, a successful master-plan developer of two Arizona active adult communities and large land-holder, has teamed up with its architect partners to custom design and build two unique playhouses to help raise money for the Phoenix Zoo’s conservation initiatives and educational programs. Phil Petersen, founder and president of Brookfield Communities and also a Phoenix… Read More →

Sterling at Silverleaf Sells Out Phase 1

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September 12, 2013 by in Business News | Real Estate

Sterling at Silverleaf, the luxury, custom-home community in Silverleaf featuring a collection of 16 villas designed by world-renowned architect Bing Hu, is now 100 percent sold. Developer Nathan Day of Sterling Collection Development Group has sold more than $15.5 million in real estate since the project came back from foreclosure in November 2011. Phase 2,… Read More →

Phoenix Housing Moves Toward ‘Normal’

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The Phoenix-area housing market – hit especially hard during the recession — appears to be starting its slow march back to normal. The W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University reveals the latest data for Maricopa and Pinal counties, as of July: * The median single-family-home price rose again to $194,150, up… Read More →

Phoenix Housing Moves Toward 'Normal'

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September 12, 2013 by in Business News | Economy | Real Estate

The Phoenix-area housing market – hit especially hard during the recession — appears to be starting its slow march back to normal. The W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University reveals the latest data for Maricopa and Pinal counties, as of July: * The median single-family-home price rose again to $194,150, up… Read More →

Down Payment Assistance Program Surpasses $100M

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The Home in Five Advantage program, a down payment assistance program designed to facilitate home ownership for low and moderate-income families, veterans and active military personnel, while also stabilizing neighborhoods that have been negatively affected by the economic downturn, recently surpassed the $100 million mark for loans to qualified homebuyers in Maricopa County. The Phoenix… Read More →

Clear Title Agency ranks on Inc. 500/5000 List

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Clear Title Agency of Arizona, a leader in commercial and residential title and escrow services, is ranked No. 988 on the seventh annual Inc. 500|5000 List, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. Clear Title’s 436 percent growth during the past three years helped secure the competitive ranking among an elite group of… Read More →

Chateau on Central Closes $5.8M Sale

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Chateau on Central recently completed the sale of its spacious “double mansion” which sold for $5.853 million. The 11,437 square-foot private residence features a three-story indoor waterfall and combines two of Chateau’s signature five-story brick and masonry brownstones into a single home. The custom residence was designed by Est Est Inc. and completed by A… Read More →

Construction Set To Begin on 3rd SkySong Building

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Construction is set to begin on the third office building at SkySong, The ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center, continuing the momentum on one of the most successful commercial development projects in Arizona over the past few years. With the first two office buildings at SkySong almost fully leased, work will begin on SkySong III on August… Read More →

Rising Interest Rates Can’t Stop Phoenix Housing Recovery

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Rising interest rates don’t appear to be stopping the big comeback in the Phoenix-area housing market. A new report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University reveals highlights for Maricopa and Pinal counties, as of June: * The median single-family-home price rose again to $190,000, up about 27 percent from… Read More →

BMO Harris Bank Promotes Bevers

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BMO Harris Bank announced that Jerry Bevers has been promoted to Director of Sales, Mortgage Banking. Bevers has been with BMO Harris Bank since 2012, and most recently managed the mortgage sales team for Arizona. In this new position, Bevers will oversee mortgage sales for Arizona, Missouri, Kansas, Florida, and Indiana. “Jerry’s extensive knowledge in… Read More →