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The first week of fall is finally here!  Tis the season for maple lattes, pumpkin bread, and sweater weather.  There are so many fun spots around the Valley to grab a festive autumn drink and escape with a good book indoors or on the patio.  Work from home with a tasty beverage by your side […]

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One of the greatest weeks of the year is here, and even though it might look a little different than usual this time, that doesn’t mean the food will be any less delicious.  Arizona Restaurant Week will run from Sept.18th-27th, and 137 restaurants across the state are participating.  Every day more restaurants are joining in, […]

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Scottsdale Average Sales Price: July 2020 – $899,514 vs, August 2020 – $922,451 = 3% increase Average Days On Market: July 2020 – 85 vs August 2020 – 87 = 2% increase Average Sale Price Per Square Foot: July 2020 – $288.01 vs August 2020 – $292.58 = 2% increase Sale to List Price Ratio: […]

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Metro Phoenix Average Sales Price: July 2020 – $632923 vs August 2020 – $618427 = 2% decrease Average Days On Market: July 2020 – 60 vs August 2020 – 58 = 3% decrease Average Sale Price Per Square Foot: July 2020 – $237.82 vs August 2020 – $238.1 = 0% No Change Sale to List […]

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Delicious signature cocktails, tasty appetizers, and unbeatable prices: what’s not to love about happy hour?  We’ve put together a list of some of the best spots around Scottsdale to catch up with friends over good drinks, share plates on a patio overlooking the mountains, and get a great bang for your buck.  These seven restaurants […]

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It makes sense that the Valley is a hub for golfers around the country.  There are countless award-winning courses created by famous designers in any direction you look.  You can’t beat the panoramic mountain views, natural desert wildlife, and mild temperatures year-round while playing one of America’s favorite pastimes.  Whether you’re looking for a challenge, […]

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Source: HGTV Compromise and communication are key. I’ll start with this, because without communicating and compromising, you won’t make any progress. Discuss how you each want your home to look and feel. Be open about which items contain sentimental value. Explain what’s most imporant to you, like having a quiet workspace or a place to […]

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This desert oasis we call home is the perfect arena for outdoor adventure.  With its breathtaking sunsets, purple mountains, cloudless skies, and abundant wildlife, Scottsdale is a hiker’s dream.  There are endless trails to explore all over the city with a range of difficulty levels and terrains.  Whether you want to go biking on a […]

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MYDOMAINE | Updated March 17, 2020 We all know about that awkward gap between the top of the kitchen cabinets and the ceiling that is basically just there to collect dust (and maybe act as a perch for your cat). But if space is at a premium in your kitchen, that’s valuable real estate that is going […]

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We all deserve the chance to take a break from our busy schedules and rejuvenate.  There is no easier way to take a relaxing vacation than to stay right where you are – and Scottsdale is a pretty great place to be during any time of year!  Tourists from all over the country travel to […]

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THE SPRUCE | June 5, 2020 If you’re looking to add a little style and color to your garage, one of the best places to start is with the floor. Standard concrete slab garage floors are functional, but with a little extra effort they can also be attractive and even comfortable. There are many options for sprucing up […]

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THE SPRUCE | June 5, 2020 Do you think it costs a lot to stage your home? When it comes to selling a home, appearance is everything. Home staging can make all the difference. Most home sellers think they have to break the bank to stage their homes; this isn’t the case. It is possible to stage […]

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Whether you’re a Scottsdale native or a tourist who can’t get enough of the Valley of the Sun, you’ve probably seen the quintessential Arizona landmarks like Sedona and the Grand Canyon.  While we’d book a return trip to these fabulous places in a heartbeat, nothing is more exciting than discovering a new place you didn’t […]

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Scottsdale is well-known for so many things: its breathtaking desert hiking trails, its world-class resorts and spas, its shopping districts – and of course, its food.  With so many culinary options in this city, it is almost impossible to go wrong when picking a restaurant.  But some of these establishments stand out from the rest […]

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OCTOBER 01 – 31, 2019 MCDOWELL SONORAN CONSERVANCY 7729 East Greenway Rd., Ste. 100Scottsdale, AZ 85260 Celebrate 25 years with these wonderful events: October 1 – 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. 25th Anniversary Celebration – Join us for a special presentaitonand exhibit as we celebrate the McDowell Sonoran Preserve’s 25th Anniversary. Location: Scottsdale Center for Performing Arts October 1 – […]

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EXPERIENCE AZ | 14 Sep LON’s Last Drop, Hermosa Inn’s casual cowboy-chic bar and grill, known for its hand-crafted cocktails and expansive menu and outdoor patio, will host a dinner series featuring several Arizona originals: Fate Brewing Company, Del Bac Whiskey, AZ Distilling Co., plus Azuñia Tequila, a premium handcrafted tequila made of 100% pure Weber […]

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By LAUREN REICHERT The Metro dining scene is hot. Hot like the middle of summer in, well, Phoenix. And recent restaurant openings across town turn the heat up even higher, like this Van Buren spot that specializes in wood-fired sandwiches or the East Valley joint that slings spicy grab-and-go burritos. We’ll keep this list up to date with the tastiest […]

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And we tried the new beverage — here’s how it tastes. By Dave Quinn Starbucks is doing something it hasn’t done in 16 years: introducing a new pumpkin coffee beverage to its menu. The popular chain is launching a brand new Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew, the cool, fall-flavored drink hitting stores starting Tuesday, Aug. 27. It’ll join […]

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NEW TIMES STAFF | JULY 27, 2019 | 2:17PM Drive down Scottsdale Road and you’ll come within reach of many of the restaurants that have helped put the Valley’s dining scene on the map. Old Town Scottsdale is, of course, a destination for both tourists and local food lovers, but look just beyond the confines of that crowded dining […]

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Earlier this year, many economists and market analysts were predicting an apocalyptic financial downturn that would potentially rattle the U.S. economy for years to come. They immediately started to compare it to the Great Depression of a century ago. Six months later, the economy is still trying to stabilize, but it is evident that the […]

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Some Highlights Buyers are actively searching for and purchasing homes at a record-breaking pace. According to the latest report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), in July, 68% of homes were on the market for less than a month. With homes moving from listing day to pending sale in an average of just 22 […]

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Real estate continues to be called the ‘bright spot’ in the current economy, but there’s one thing that may hold the housing market back from achieving its full potential this year: the lack of homes for sale. Buyers are actively searching for and purchasing homes, looking to capitalize on today’s historically low interest rates, but […]

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