The Water Wars Come to Rio Verde

By Rachel Monroe | The New Yorker The best gossip you’re likely to hear in Rio Verde Foothills, Arizona, is about water. Last month, when a few residents stopped by Karen Nabity’s sprawling, high-ceilinged home, the talk quickly turned to wells. “My neighbor two lots to the east of me just got done putting in …

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Shift Coming in Metro Phoenix Housing Market

By Catherine Reagor | Arizona Republic Sellers’ grip on metro Phoenix’s housing market is starting to slip. The supply of Valley homes for sale has steadily been climbing for the past few months, giving buyers worn out by bidding wars and new monthly home price records a better chance to close on one. Drops in …

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REALTORS® Should Comply with Recent Mask Mandate

UPDATE: Face Coverings are Still Required in Scottsdale Regardless of where you live in the Maricopa County, the message is clear: You must wear a face covering (mask) in All Places of Public Accommodation. That includes essential real estate services. “This is not a matter of personal or political preference,” said Scottsdale REALTORS® 2020 President …

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Arizonans Dined Out Most in May

Related story (subscriber content): Do Arizonans Go Out to Eat More Than Anywhere Else in the Country? While Phoenix and Scottsdale saw more people in restaurants in May, [the first two days in June] the cities saw those numbers dip. Similar dips were seen across the country and coincided with nationwide protests and state and …

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