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The Transit of Venus , literally a once in a life time event, was observed here in Verrado as well as other parts of the world.   This , coupled with the two astronomical events last week, the annular eclipse and the partial lunar eclipse, made this one of the best weeks for observing and joining...
  A Special  Verrado Sunset on Sunday, May 20, 2012 was historic.  It had been eighteen years since an annular eclipse had been visible in the United States.   The  residents of Verrado, Arizona were among the privileged that witnessed this rare event.    The eclipse was visible along a narrow ba...
Not the first time places have been called by the same name but in different locations.  After all , there is Las Vegas, NM, Denver, ID, Alexandria, NM and in my city of Phoenix there are 10 cities by that name in the United States alone.  Not surprising is that there is a Park 51 right here wher...
It's an airport.  What can I say?  First of all, the town of Buckeye, Arizona and the Municipal Airport is a hop, skip and a jump 30 miles west of it's larger and better known big brother, Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix, Arizona.  The airport itself is located west of the town on Pal...
Verrado, nestled at the base of the White Tank Mountains 25 miles west of Phoenix, boasts a culture reminiscent of home town USA.  An Informal lifestyle, likeable neighbors, and a very friendly environment sets it apart from other communities in the valley.  All of the homes in Verradoare no more...
The Verrado development, in the west valley, 25 miles from downtown Phoenix, will be getting a state-of-the-art fire station.   The new location, on Verrado Way and Thomas Road will serve to protect the 1600 home community (14,000 homes projected at build out) along with the I-10 corridor,  futu...
How difficult is it , or easy is it, depending on where you are  in the country, to sell a property with  poltergeists or supernatural beings lurking about the home?  It sure gets your attention when your client describes to you on your listing appointment that one of the "reasons for selling" a...
Distressedamania .... I don't think it's a real word.  As a matter fact I know it's not.  You can't find it in a dictionary or Wikipedia but it does exist.  I define it as a condition caused by the overly active, highly aggressive, center focused buyer seeking distressed properties at an incredi...
  No it has nothing to do with a football team or a company that will convert your Harley into a three wheel trike type motorcycle but a process launched around 10 months ago to help create a strategic plan for the city of Buckeye, Arizona . I attended the third of six meetings being held through...
Phoenix is loaded with REO and Short Sales, particularly the west valley (Glendale, Avondale, Goodyear, Buckeye, and Verrado) where homeowners got hit the hardest with the downturn in the housing market.   Traditional purchases are a rarity anymore.  I just did my first traditional purchase with...

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