Yearly Archives: 2013

Office Sector Optimism Growing, High-Profi le Projects on Horizon

PHOENIX, AZ - July 17, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- There is new optimism in the offi ce market as the sector is exhibiting positive vacancy, absorption, rental rates and sales velocity. Offi ce had been the slowest commercial sector to recover and is fi nally showing signs of accelerated growth


TUCSON - July 12, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Rep. Ron Barber today welcomed an announcement that homeless and at-risk veterans and their families will benefit from nearly $3.3 million in grants awarded to three Tucson organizations by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Lee & Associates Team Brokers Two Retail Investment Deals for $27.4 Million

PHOENIX, AZ - July 11, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Two separate shopping center transactions have sold for a combined $27.4 million. Anthem Marketplace, a 113,293 SF Safeway Food and Drug anchored neighborhood shopping center located in the prestigious master planned community of Anthem in north Phoenix was sold for $23.3 million. Price per square foot was calculated at $205.66.

Grijalva Introduces Right to Rent Act of 2013 to Address Ongoing, Deepening Foreclosure Crisis...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 1, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva today introduced the Right to Rent Act of 2013 (H.R. 2580), an updated version of a bill he originally introduced in 2009 to allow families facing foreclosure to remain in their homes as renters by paying fair market value each month

Realtor Anna Kruchten enables IDX solution, simplifying online property search for investment buyers in...

EUGENE, OR - July 1, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Arizona Regional MLS (ARMLS) listings just became easier to search online, thanks to the IDX solution created by IDX, Inc. and supported by Realtor Anna Kruchten. With the unique approach Kruchten brings to the Phoenix, Arizona real estate market, it is no wonder he has chosen to employ such a revolutionary IDX solution. Thousands of ARMLS now synchronize to Kruchten’s website automatically, letting his clients and other Phoenix property seekers experience a comprehensive online search process. IDX Broker software has forever changed the way Kruchten conducts business online, by giving potential buyers an efficient online property search resource

IDX, Inc. showcases Arizona property listings on website of David Osborn

EUGENE, OR - July 1, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Realtor David Osborn of HomeSmart has opted to integrate the premier IDX technology, IDX Broker software, for his professional real estate website. Now, thousands of Arizona Regional MLS (ARMLS) listings are displayed conveniently on the search page that he hosts. Osborn has chosen an IDX solution for his website, and in the process he has changed the online real estate market for himself, his business and countless potential Mesa, Arizona buyers.

Phoenix Investor Purchases 28,096 SF Multi-Tenant Offi ce Building for $3.1M

PHOENIX, AZ - June 27, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- A local company, Creative Business Resources, Inc., paid $3.1 million, or $110.34 per square foot, for an offi ce building at 1500 E. Bethany Home Rd. in Phoenix for their new corporate headquarters.


WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 20, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Rep. Ron Barber today completed his first year in office – a year in which he introduced 28 bipartisan pieces of legislation and his staff provided direct assistance to more than 2,500 people in Southern Arizona, recovering more than $11 million for them and saving 60 homes from foreclosure

Rep. Paul Gosar’s Legislation to Protect Property Rights Passes U.S. House of Representatives

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 18, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation, the Mountainaire Relief Bill (H.R. 862), introduced by U.S. Congressman Paul Gosar, D.D.S (R-AZ) and Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick (D-AZ), with a vote of 395-1. This legislation settles a federal land boundary dispute by correcting a decades-old surveying error that put part of some people's private property inside the boundaries of the Coconino National Forest

House passes Kirkpatrick-Gosar bill to help Coconino County property owners

WASHINGTON, DC - June 18, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, the House of Representatives passed legislation introduced by U.S. Reps. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz., and Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., to correct a 40-year-old land-survey error that placed private properties inside the boundaries of U.S. Forest Service property.

AG Tom Horne: Millions of Dollars Being Released to Assist Arizonans Hit by Mortgage...

Phoenix, AZ - June 14, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Tom Horne is today announcing in a press conference millions of dollars of resources to assist struggling homeowners made possible from the settlement reached with banks. The funds to help keep Arizonans in their homes are part of the settlement with the nation's five largest mortgage loan servicers (Ally/GMAC, Bank of America, Citi, JPMorgan Chase, and Wells Fargo), along with the separate settlement with Bank of America.

BH Properties Acquires 205 Condo Units of Arizona Multifamily Complex for $5.6 Million

Torrance, CA - June 7, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Coming on the heels of its recent multifamily purchase of the Terrace Park Apartments in Phoenix, BH Properties, LLC, a Los Angeles-based commercial real estate investment firm, has purchased the 205 units at the Avalon Hills Condominiums for $5.6 million.

Arizona area real estate website upgraded to display simple-to-use online IDX property search tools

EUGENE, OR - June 6, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Internet Data Exchanged (IDX) technology has now been integrated onto the website of real estate broker Ed Grabowski, with his adoption of the IDX, Inc. premier IDX Broker software. Thousands of Arizona Regional MLS (ARMLS) listings are seamlessly extracted from the database and displayed directly on the website Grabowski hosts. Home seekers can now experience an unprecedented level of freedom and control over the beginning steps of their online real estate search, thanks to the IDX enabled website of Grabowski


TUCSON - May 31, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Rep. Ron Barber will host the 61st Solar Power 101 workshop tomorrow with the Tucson Association of Realtors with a focus on how solar installations affect residential and commercial real estate transactions

Grijalva Joins Homeowners’ Calls for More Federal Action on Lending Reform, Expresses Support for...

Washington, D.C. - May 23, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva today called on the Department of Justice, the Federal Housing Finance Agency and other federal entities to prosecute banking fraud, help homeowners facing wrongful foreclosures, and stabilize the economy. Protests in Washington, D.C., yesterday by homeowner activists resulted in several tazing incidents and 17 arrests, leading Grijalva to question why public protests are needed to draw attention to one of the main causes of our weak economy

Custom IDX solution brings easy-to-use online home search to Arizona website of Serena Jones

EUGENE, OR - May 22, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- With thousands of properties being updated every day, real estate professional Serena Jones of Serene Living AZ Realty has integrated the revolutionary IDX Broker software onto her website, in an effort to simplify the online real estate search in Mesa, Arizona. She can now seamlessly display thousands of Arizona Regional MLS (ARMLS) listings online, creating a comprehensive database of property listings for buyers to search through. IDX Broker has forever changed the way Arizona buyers experience an online real estate solution.

Mark Hatton and IDX, Inc. bring innovative search capabilities to Century 21 AZ Foothills...

EUGENE, OR - May 21, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Finding a home online just became monumentally easier for Phoenix, Arizona home seekers, thanks to the recent partnership between IDX, Inc. and Broker Mark Hatton. As a dedicated and seasoned real estate broker, Hatton has once again proven his professionalism and famous client service by enabling IDX Broker on his website. Arizona Regional MLS (ARMLS) listings are now seamlessly displayed on Hatton’s website through his custom IDX solution, which extracts raw listings data directly from the ARMLS.

MERS Wins Important Property Tax Foreclosure Case in Arizona

Reston, Virginia - May 15, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- MERSCORP Holdings, Inc. today announced that a three-judge panel of the Arizona Court of Appeals reversed a trial court decision, which granted quiet title, or outright ownership, of an Arizona property to an individual who was granted an interest in the property after paying the delinquent property taxes.

Custom IDX solution delivers comprehensive online property search to Arizona home seekers

EUGENE, OR - May 15, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Advanced online search features are now available on the Exclusive Real Estate website of real estate broker Slava Kostadinova. Scottsdale, Arizona properties are integrated directly onto the IDX enabled search pages Kostadinova hosts, creating a dynamic search page that is easily accessible to area home seekers. Potential buyers can quickly scan the Arizona Regional MLS (ARMLS) from the comfort of their own home and the convenience of the website Kostadinova hosts, thanks to IDX Broker.

Water Treatment Firm Signs 20,162 SF, 10-Year Lease at Pinnacle in Kierland

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - May 13, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Pennsylvania-based Heckmann Corp. signed a 20,162 SF lease at The Pinnacle in Kierland I, 14624 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale. The 10-year lease commences in the third quarter 2013. The space is in shell condition and the tenant has been provided tenant improvement monies to fi nish the space.


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