Yearly Archives: 2014

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What to consider when buying a vacation home

Dolores Tropiano, Special for The Republic In many areas, buying a second home is a luxury. In metro Phoenix, it can seem like a necessity. Suffer through enough scorching summers and the idea of buying a second home will eventually work its way onto your wish list. And one look at the lineup of cars [...]

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Scottsdale is among the safest cities in U.S.

Staff reports Independent Newsmedia Inc. USA Updated April 7, 2014   Scottsdale is rated the No. 6 safest city in America by the online real estate listing company Movoto.com, according to a press release. The company looked at the 100 most populous American cities and formed rankings on per capita statistics relating to property crime, [...]

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Pinpoint top 5 priorities when picking a home

Dolores Tropiano, Special for The Republic | azcentral.com Most of us can picture our dream home. But eventually, every dreamer wakes up to the reality that, as Mick Jagger said, "You can't always get what you want." A large part of buying a house is the same as any other purchase — pinpointing priorities, sacrificing [...]

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Scottsdale’s economic uptick reflected in construction

Edward Gately, The Republic | azcentral.com The number of construction permits has steadily increased, and construction is being completed on several projects. Scottsdale has left behind the post-recession sluggishness in a cloud of construction dust. In south Scottsdale, SkySong Apartments have just been completed along the McDowell Road corridor and construction is advancing on Mark-Taylor's [...]

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