Arizona #3 in Construction Job Growth

The latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows Arizona enjoyed the 3rd highest spike in construction job growth in May, trailing only Texas and California.

By |June 19th, 2012|Arizona Real Estate, General|0 Comments

New Report Shows Phoenix Area Homes Sales Rising

A recent report from a Phoenix area title company shows the Phoenix housing market continues to pick up steam. The report released by Grand Canyon Title Agency, Inc. also shows a sharp decline in the number of foreclosures.

By |June 12th, 2012|General|0 Comments

Phoenix Housing Market Continues Recovery

According to Michael Orr, real estate expert at A.S.U.’s  W.C. Carey School of Business, the Phoenix housing market is continuing to recover. He also says that traditional homes sales are on the increase.

By |May 15th, 2012|General|0 Comments

Arizona Could See Population Growth Trend Upward Again

The Yuma Sun reported that, although Arizona has seen only modest population growth in recent years, things could change in the not too distant future.

By |April 10th, 2012|General|0 Comments

Arizona Sheriff Says Mexican Drug Cartels Control Parts of Arizona

Washington Times:  Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu says,  “”Mexican drug cartels literally do control parts of Arizona . . . , “They literally have scouts on the high points in the mountains and in the hills and they literally control movement.  They have radios, they have optics, they have night-vision goggles as good as anything law enforcement has’.”

By |September 1st, 2010|General|0 Comments

Let the Worst States Secede–Goodbye South Carolina, Arizona, and Texas

U.S. News & World Report:  “Some states are pretty great; some are just plain trouble. Take the following three [Arizona, South Carolina and Texas] . . . . so let me make a modest proposal . . . . This time, let’s let them go without a fight.”

By |August 16th, 2010|US Law|0 Comments

Support Broadens Among Americans for Arizona’s Tough Illegal-immigrant Law, While Opposition Sags

Los Angeles Times:  “A new Pew Research Center Poll finds fully 73% of the country thinks police requesting immigration status documents is fine, while 67% think detaining someone for a status check is OK.  The poll reports that, overall, 59% approve of the law’s broad provisions, while less than a third (32%) now oppose them. That is up significantly from a similar poll earlier this month.

By |May 12th, 2010|General|1 Comment