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City Assisting Residents Buying Foreclosed Homes

March 19, 2009 | By

The City of Phoenix is receiving nearly $40 Million from the Federal Government in Neighborhood Stabilization Funds, which it will be using to help Phoenix residents buy “Bank owned” homes within the city limits. Approved applicants will receive $15,000 to go toward their down payment and closing costs. You do not have to be a first-time homebuyer to participate in the program, but the property you buy does have to be your primary residence.

Take The Canalscape Survey

March 15, 2009 | By

ASU and other public and private sector partners are exploring the possibility of creating vital urban hubs where canals meet major streets throughout metro Phoenix. These hubs could range in size and character, depending on community requests. ASU students are conducting a public survey and would like your feedback.

Downtown Phoenix Finalizing Wayfinding Program

March 14, 2009 | By

The Downtown Phoenix Partnership is putting the finishing touches on a wayfinding project – and now they are asking for public input.

Please take a moment and take this brief survey to indicate your preferences. Thank you in advance for taking part in reshaping Downtown Phoenix!

First-time Homebuyers:Feeling Stimulated Yet?

March 4, 2009 | By

One of the components of the recently passed Stimulus Bill which probably contains the most significant potential to impact an individual person or couple, is the $8,000 Federal Tax Credit available to First-time homebuyers. This Tax Credit is available to anyone who does not currently own a home or who has not owned a home during the last 3 years. The Credit is a direct reduction of a person’s Tax liability and can even result in a Tax Refund if your Tax liability for the year is less than the amount of the Credit.

Celebrating Coronado Home Tour 2009

March 1, 2009 | By

Historic Home Tours are always very interesting and a lot of fun. The upcoming Coronado Home Tour should be no exception. Coronado is one of the most intriguing Historic neighborhoods in the Downtown Phoenix area. In addition to some great restaurants in restored 1920’s buildings and other cool spaces, the neighborhood is home to a wide variety of 1920’s housing stock including brick bungalows, spanish style bungalows, little neighborhood store front buildings and old church buildings, converted into “loft like” spaces.

Loft bargains in Downtown Phoenix

February 28, 2009 | By

A couple of years ago, due to escalating Real Estate prices, there was a pretty large segment of our local population that considered living in Downtown Phoenix, but could just not afford it.  The downturn of our local and national economy over the last few years has changed all of that.  For those people who… Read more

Buy a Rental Property in SoDo

April 16, 2008 | By

This cute, brick bungalow with covered front porch and covered carport represents a great owner-occupied or investment property opportunity in the Central Park neighborhood of SoDo Phoenix. City Park with Recreation Center just steps away from the property. Just around the corner from the Bentley Projects Gallery and City Bakery. Just a short walk to… Read more