Living in the Phoenix area is amazing – it affords us an unparalleled lifestyle in terms of recreational opportunities and the economy is pretty darn good. But even the most adamant fan of the Valley would be hard pressed to argue that in the summer months, the Phoenix heat can become difficult to deal with. It is getting to that time of year again here in the Valley where the temperatures are beginning to rise during the day and not cool off during the night. While it has not reached the point just yet of being unbearable, it is not that far away. Luckily, one does not have to drive very far at all to find a reprieve. Here are five ways to escape the Phoenix heat.
While many people are familiar with popular Phoenix neighborhoods for nightlife and shopping, fewer people associate Phoenix-proper with family friendliness. However, you do not have to move into the suburbs to find great family friendly neighborhoods in Phoenix (though if that is your bag, there are plenty great suburban neighborhoods in the area too). So Century 21 Northwest thought it would be a great idea to put a list of the top neighborhoods in Phoenix. [Read more…]
Life in Tempe, Arizona is fantastic. From unmatched employment opportunities to higher education and cultural opportunities, the city’s bounty perks appeals to a broad demographic of residents. Here are a few things to ponder. If you are thinking about relocating to Tempe, AZ. [Read more…]
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…]
Numerous articles have recently vaunted the business-friendly climate of Arizona. The agreeable cost of doing business and increasingly educated workforce make it a natural choice for companies moving (especially in the lucrative tech sector) or to expand their operations. Governor Doug Ducey has pledged to cut taxes every year he is in office, meaning that this trend can be expected to continue. Additionally, his focus on investing in both K12 and higher education in Arizona will have a positive impact on the economy for years to come. The net result of his prioritization of education is that companies have a highly competitive workforce from which to hire and good schools to send their children to. [Read more…]
Phoenix area neighborhoods are known for having a large variety living options that suit any demographic, including millennials. For reference, “millennials” include those who are currently between the ages of 18 and 34, who view home ownership completely different from older generations. Their income suffers from college debt and mistrust of credit, and they are having less children or planning on having children later on in life. These changes indicate how the properties they are looking for might be different from what you would expect. [Read more…]
If you have not spent a lot of time in Phoenix, you probably have an idea that things are not particularly festive in the area around the holidays (we are in the desert, after all). But on the contrary, there are plenty of places to see Christmas lights. Furthermore, the fantastic Christmas lights and displays in Phoenix and the surrounding areas are breathtaking. Make no mistake, even though we may not be able to enjoy white Christmases, we enjoy the holiday nonetheless! [Read more…]