Monthly Archives: November 2013

Arizona’s Top 50 High Schools by SAT Score

The Arizona Department of Education has ranked the state’s high schools with the highest average SAT scores, with two charter schools taking the top two spots. The state education department added the average scores from each of the three test subjects on the SAT test: critical reading, math and writing. Superintendant John Huppenthal said that […]

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What Young Homebuyers Really Want

According to a report by REDFIN, among young Americans, home ownership is gaining steam. After falling sharply since the housing crash, the percentage of Americans under age 35 who own a home bumped up to 36.8 percent in the third quarter, from 36.3 percent the year before, according to recently released Census data.  Click here […]

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CityNorth Adds New Tenants

6 months after being sold to Portland-based ScanlanKemperBard Cos, this struggling mixed use development near Desert Ridge in North Phoenix has added several new tenants and is renovating the site including a new parking garage. Among the new tenants opening in the coming months are: Toby Keith’s I Love this Bar & Grill Opening late […]

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Dramatic Cooling off Causing Switch to Buyers’ Market

According to Michael Orr of ASU/WP Carey School of Business, the change in market balance accelerated during October reaching a shocking pace we almost never see. Only in the second half of 2005 have we seen demand drop at this exceptional speed. Demand has been falling dramatically for the past 3 months and October saw […]

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Thursday Debut for Fountain Hills Farmers Market & Art Show Vendors selling fresh produce, homemade pasta, gourmet salts and tasty tortillas return Thursday, Oct. 31, for the re-opening of the Farmers Market. New Farmers Market co-ordinator Aaron Eckburg said shoppers will find more than 50 food vendors. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., each Thursday, through mid-April. On opening day, the market and […]

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