From the efficiency of cooling a single story in the warm Arizona summers to the livability of the overall layout, ranch style homes in Glendale, AZ is a great bet for anyone thinking about purchasing a home with the adaptability to satisfy any aesthetic or lifestyle. Furthermore, the financial considerations that go into purchasing a home make ranch style homes in Glendale, AZ an even more promising pick for anyone on the market. [Read more…]
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AZ real estate blog by Century 21 Northwest Realty is your local Phoenix area real estate resource for buying, selling, renting and managing your home in the greater Phoenix, AZ area.
Looking for new homes for sale in Glendale, AZ? With serious economic development, an exceptional housing market, easy commute to downtown Phoenix and great Glendale communities to accommodate a huge variety of preferences and price points, Glendale, AZ has quickly become one of the most booming cities in all of Arizona. [Read more…]
Despite once being known for its old fashioned quality, it’s freshly updated sports and entertainment options have made relocating to Glendale AZ a popular Phoenix suburban destination. Glendale AZ is the fourth largest city in the state and continues to grow and develop its neighborhoods as the population grows. Each year Glendale is hosting more events and becoming a hotspot for snowbirds to visit for spring training season. However, visiting a place and living there can be very different experiences. Whether you are buying a house from out-of-state, or moving from nearby, learning more about crime statistics, safe neighborhoods, and local events will help you get a feel for whether or not this city is right for you.
About 9 miles northwest of Downtown Phoenix, the city of Glendale has long been a popular suburb, primarily known for its historic districts, recreational opportunities, educational institutions and currently as home to the Arizona Cardinals and Arizona Coyotes (at University of Phoenix Stadium and Gila River Arena, respectively). Within Glendale, Arrowhead Ranch stands apart as a neighborhood with unmatched centrality and access to all of the things Glendale has to offer. Located between Union Hills Drive and Deer Valley Road, flanked to the east and west by 51st Avenue and the New River, find out why so many people are eager to find Arrowhead Ranch, Arizona homes for sale. [Read more…]
The Metro Phoenix Light Rail System is a relatively new piece of infrastructure that has had a profound impact on the real estate market along its 20-mile path. From its beginning in east Mesa to its terminal in north central Phoenix, the light rail has spurred numerous new developments, both residential and commercial in nature. And while Phoenix has long been a car-centric city, shifting demographics, the new projects built in response and the timing of the light rail’s construction are well positioned to change that and make Phoenix far more in line with other urban areas around the country. Young people flocking to college campuses in all three of the cities connected by the light rail, as well as workers commuting to offices at law offices and tech companies filling the same area mean that demand for public transportation and the popularity of the light rail are soaring. And, by extension, the competition for Phoenix real estate near the light rail is hotter than ever before. Since 2014, property values near the light rail have been increasing in value faster even than the surrounding Phoenix real estate market. [Read more…]
As the economy goes, so goes the real estate market. The Phoenix, AZ real estate market is projected to be the top in the country in 2017. Local economies are doing well, housing prices have recovered and, as written previously, there are plenty of signs that the good times will continue into 2017. It seems that the rest of the country is finally figuring out what Phoenix residents have known all along … the Valley of the Sun is an incredible place to live AND incredibly affordable. [Read more…]
The economy in Phoenix is looking good. Those who remember the runaway growth of the last decade may not feel like it, but the Phoenix AZ area real estate and its economy are performing extremely well. The state of Arizona as a whole has continued to outpace the rest of the country (as previously predicted by economists). The state capitol serves as the economic center and is responsible for a large portion of that positive news. Furthermore, the area is set to continue its growth at a remarkably healthy rate thanks to recent expansions in the areas of finance and healthcare, as well as construction and service-sector work. Furthermore, tech companies looking to escape the stifling expense of doing business in places like California have discovered the utility of setting up shop here. It should really come as no surprise that the Phoenix AZ area real estate market is projected to be the number one real estate market in the entire country in the next year. [Read more…]
While home ownership remains a critical aspect of the American Dream, many families find themselves up against multiple obstacles like bad credit or saving the requisite money for a down payment. Even those with the most thorough plan and who do all of the right things for saving this money will likely have unexpected expenses come up in the meantime (life happens), making it challenging and frustrating. The good news is that with down payment assistance programs in Phoenix, you might be closer to purchasing a home than you think. [Read more…]
When considering buying a home or investing in real estate, there are a variety of factors that go into accurately assessing the outlook for a particular community or area. The overall forecast for the state as a whole looks great. Arizona is on track to outpace the rest of the country in terms of economic growth and real estate remains a great investment. When more closely examining the greater Phoenix metropolitan area, the Glendale AZ real estate market looks exceptionally promising in the upcoming year for multiple reasons. [Read more…]