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Home prices rise in July in 20 major U.S. cities

Home prices kept rising in July across the United States, buoyed by greater sales and fewer foreclosures. National home prices increased 1.2 percent in July, compared to the same month last year, according to the Standard & Poor’s/Case Shiller index released Tuesday. That’s the second straight year-over-year gain after two years without one. The report… Read More →

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Named Manager Of Real Estate And Business Development

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport
by in Business News | Economy | Travel

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport has named Michael Merk as its new Manager of Real Estate and Business Development — responsible for airport property management, terminal advertising and concessions, leasing, and real estate development. “The expansion of our Business Development team further strengthens our ability to promote available assets and expand the economic impact of the Airport,”… Read More →

Phoenix-area home prices begin to stabilize

The huge price increases we’ve seen in the Phoenix-area housing market over the past several months are now slowing down. A new report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University breaks down the numbers for Maricopa and Pinal counties, as of June. * The median single-family home price only went… Read More →

Real Estate Trading Trend Is Paying Off

real estate - Arizona Business Magazine May/June 2012

Home builders, sellers and buyers say, ‘I’ll trade you’ An emerging real estate trend is paying off for some Valley companies. For The Landmark in Scottsdale, real estate trading has accounted for almost 20 percent of its sales the past 12 months. The average list price for the trade homes: $1,100,000. “We had a buyer… Read More →

Buntrock Appointed To Board Of Mesa Chamber

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Rowley Chapman Barney & Buntrock, Ltd. is pleased to announce that Shane Buntrock, shareholder, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Mesa Chamber of Commerce. As a board member Buntrock will become a leader in the group’s efforts to serve the community by promoting the growth of the Mesa business community and… Read More →

Homebuyers Bounce Back

homebuyers - Arizona Business Magazine May/June 2012

The rules have changed a bit, but it’s still a perfect time to purchase a home. If you have good credit and a good job history and can put money down for a house, it’s a great time to buy, say experts in real estate and finance. In fact, the sooner the better, because it… Read More →

Real Estate Guru Tanya Marchiol Draws On Athletic Background

When athletes suffer catastrophic injuries, it’s usually a game changer. Real estate guru Tanya Marchiol — a collegiate volleyball star who played professionally in Italy — was no exception. “I was working as a golf cart girl, trying to figure out what to do with my life,” Tanya Marchiol recalls. “One day, the cart flipped… Read More →

Michael Pollack, Real Estate Investments

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Michael Pollack discusses his experience in the real estate industry in Arizona. Michael Pollack Title: President and Founder Company: Real Estate Investments What was it about the real estate industry that attracted you? My grandfather and father were in the real estate industry. Growing up, all I really knew was real estate. When I was… Read More →

Arizona’s Top Lawyers 2012 – Mergers & Acquisitions – Real Estate

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Arizona Business Magazine used its own research, solicited input from legal experts, and referenced professional ratings and rankings to determine the legal professionals who made the 2012 Top Lawyers list. MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS Charles R. Berry ◆ Polsinelli Shughart PC 602-650-2030 ◆ polsinelli.com Berry has extensive experience in securities regulation, public offerings, business mergers, acquisitions… Read More →

Valley Real Estate Company Branches Out Of Arizona

real estate - expanding to california

Local real estate brokerage firm HomeSmart is continuing to grow by opening franchises in California. The nationwide company based in Phoenix recently began making its way to other cities across the United States offering one of the most attractive business models in the real estate industry. Since opening in January 2000, HomeSmart has had tremendous… Read More →

AREA Awards 2012 Winners, Finalists & Photos

AREA Awards

A night full of networking, laughs and recognition, the first annual Arizona Real Estate Achievement, AREA Awards ceremony was held on May 3, 2012 at the Ritz-Carlton in Phoenix. The Arizona Real Estate Achievement (AREA) Awards are selected by a panel of industry experts and honor the state’s best and brightest real estate companies, real… Read More →

Equal Pay For An Equal Day’s Work Remains Elusive, Study Shows

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Tuesday, April 17 is Equal Pay Day, a day to mark the fact that women still only earn 77 percent for each dollar earned annually by men and 82 percent of each dollar earned weekly. A new fact sheet released today by the at Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) shows that the gender wage… Read More →

Using Financial Statements, Tools To Plan Your Future

Financial Statements

Know what you have before planning the future using specific financial tools and financial statements. There are many famous quotes about the importance of enjoying the present and not focusing too much on the past or the future. We do this in our personal lives and with many of our responsibilities, such as work, education… Read More →

Investment Products: Which Is Best For Me?

Investment Products
by in Columnist Spotlight | Finance

Investment Products: Which Is Best For Me? The financial industry continues to develop innovative products and improve services. As consumers we can feel overwhelmed when faced with choosing a product for our needs. There are many products for different needs, and when faced with choosing one, it can be difficult. Investors have many choices and… Read More →