Things to do in the Phoenix area

Looking for things to do in the Phoenix area?  You’ve come to the right place!  There’s always something to do in the Phoenix metro area so check back often as we update this list frequently.


Gilbert Real Estate Market Update July 2015

The graphic below illustrates the details of the Gilbert Real Estate Market in June, which is an average of the overall area. The market varies by neighborhood so if you would like to know what’s happening with the market in your neighborhood, please call the Amy Jones Group today at 480-250-3857. Single Family Homes Currently […]

Ahwatukee Real Estate Market Update ~ July 2015

Ahwatukee Real Estate Market Update July 2015 The graphic below illustrates the details of the Ahwatukee Real Estate Market in June, which is an average of the overall area. The market varies by neighborhood so if you would like to know what’s happening with the market in your neighborhood, please call the Amy Jones Group […]

Phoenix Real Estate Market July 2015

Phoenix Real Estate Market  July 2015 Only 1.75 months supply of  homes currently available in Phoenix = Seller’s Market! Sales show appreciation of +9.9% from June 2014-June 2015 in Phoenix – WOW! Phoenix Homes Currently For Sale: 2874 Lowest June Sales Price: $27,000 Highest June Sales Price: $3,000,000 Average List Price of Sold Homes: $278,608 […]

Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway Proposed Route

The 22-mile long South Mountain Freeway is a key project in the Regional Transportation Plan and would complete Loop 202 connecting the east and west valley through Southwest Phoenix. This has been a project that has been talked about and debated for 2 decades.  Now homeowners in the path of the Loop 202 freeway proposed […]

Phoenix Area Housing Trends

Are buyer priorities & needs in Phoenix changing? Is this affecting the Phoenix area housing trends? What an interesting thought to ponder for the long term Phoenix real estate market…Are buyers in Phoenix trending away from single family homes or is the drop in sales volume a consequence of land prices rising faster than home […]

South Mountain 202 expansion could force the move of 230 families in Ahwatukee

We’ve been talking about it for years, but it looks like it’s finally going to happen. Approximately 400 properties, including 230 homes, in the path of the South Mountain 202 expansion in Ahwatukee, are starting to be notified of upcoming appraisals of their properties as early as this weekend.  The proposed 202 expansion home demolition […]

Echelon – Chandler – New community to come to Ocotillo?

Standard Pacific’s Echelon – Chandler Recent news is that the old Compadre Stadium on Alma School & Ocotillo in Chandler’s Ocotillo Community is going to be torn down and replaced with a new housing development. The Compadre Stadium was home to the Milwaukee Brewers cactus league training camp from 1986 until 1997 when the team […]

Phoenix recognized as one of the top 10 cities people are moving to

CNN Money recently released their list of the Top 10 Cities People are Moving To with Phoenix Arizona making the #5 spot.  This does not come as a surprise to anyone who lives in Arizona.  With employers like Intel, Orbital Sciences, Pay Pal, Honeywell, Ebay…well the list goes on.  Combined with our incredible weather for […]

The Valley’s Best Christmas Traditions 2013

Finish up your wrapping and step out to enjoy the season because the Valley is ablaze with Christmas lights, adorned with wreathes and bows, and festive with fun and snow for just a few more weeks! Snow? Yes, snow. Whether you are looking for somewhere nearby to see the elusive white treat or want to […]

Arizona Balloon Classic Takes the East Valley Skies

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a…hot air balloon? That’s right – the Annual Arizona Balloon Classic at the Gilbert Civic Center Park kicks off today with a weekend filled with excitement for the whole family. Watch as the skies fill up with balloons of all shapes and sizes as participants compete in a […]