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2007 

This is a subject about which I have often been tempted to put pen to paper, but have shied away from it for various reasons. However, an article in a prominent Arizona newspaper recently has forced me to re-think that decision.Once again, we are told how a young couple, trying to get ahead in th...
Posted over 6 years ago
Many times over the years, a new subdivision is created with little or no real thought about the infrastructure required to support the newly-created community. Well, this is categorically not the case with Anthem. Everything you need is there, or on its way, and then some. Created by Dell-Webb, ...
Posted over 6 years ago
Desert Hills is a newer community the boundaries of which are, approximately, Anthem to the north, Carefree Highway to the south, 24th St. to the east, and I-17 to the west. It has a very interesting mix of smaller cottages at the lower end of the scale, up to million dollar properties at the hig...
Posted over 6 years ago
On the north-eastern outer reaches of the Valley of the Sun lies Carefree, like neighboring Cave Creek, a hamlet nestled just to the north of Scottsdale. Principally known as a haven for retired folk, many of whom visit during the winter from colder climes and are known as "snowbirds", however, o...
Posted over 6 years ago
Cave Creek is one of those towns you must visit the next time you are in Arizona. Situated in Maricopa County, about half an hour northeast of downtown Phoenix, in the Valley of the Sun. First settled in the 1870s as a mining camp the town incorporated in 1986; consequently it will celebrate its ...
Posted over 6 years ago
Scottsdale Arizona, is internationally renowned as a major resort destination despite barely squeaking into the top 100 of U.S. cities in terms of population. No Virginia, size is not everything. Although its nickname is "the Wests Most Western Town" I have to say that really is a misnomer. In fa...
Posted over 6 years ago
Without delving too deeply into the reasons for this current predicament, it is a sad fact of life that many Arizona homeowners are running into serious difficulties in meeting their mortgage obligations. As with most areas of life, in order to combat a problem, it is necessary to first admit tha...
Posted over 6 years ago
A few days ago, Mrs. K was talking on the phone to Grandma, who was lamenting the fact that Grandpa never "believed" in life insurance so he had never taken out a life policy. Later, as we discussed it, I pointed out that while there had been no insurance windfall after his demise, he had provide...
Posted over 6 years ago
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This is a blog dedicated to Real Estate issues in Arizona. Hosted by Gary (a licensed Broker)and Shannon (a licensed Sales Associate) Kiernan operating in the greater Phoenix area. Check out our website at www.garizonaproperties.com, search for properties or ask us a real estate question.