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From our viewpoint, Prop 117 is good news for property owners. If you need more clarification – let me know and I’ll give you contact info for folks that specialize in this work. Understanding the new law will be a great help in selling a property – especially to California buyers – where values and taxes can jump considerably upon a sale.

 Jim Kasten, CCIM (jim@KLCommercialGroup.com – 602 677 0655).



Arizona cities line up to fight rental homes bill


Here is approximately how much various Valley cities collected from their residential sales tax in 2013-2014 fiscal yer, according to the Arizona League of Cities and Towns.



Arizona fast tracks new tax breaks for Apple ‘command center’


The Arizona Legislature has fast tracked new tax breaks for Apple Inc.’s planned $2 billion “command center” in Mesa.



Arizona companies hiring 100 or more in March


More than a dozen Arizona employers are recruiting to hire 100 or more workers this month.



Business Insider: Arizona drops out of the top 20 best state economies


Arizona’s sluggish economic recovery is starting to tarnish its shiny growth rankings.



Slow housing drags down land sales, but in-fill boosts prices


The slow housing market also has been a drag on land sales but not on prices for parcels that actually sold, according to a new report.



Phoenix needs $33B for transportation, transit and streets


It costs a lot to fill potholes, and the city of Phoenix says it doesn’t have nearly enough to do the job. That’s why it may seek to raise some taxes to do more.



Face of downtown Phoenix changing, but city lags in attracting college-educated millennials


Downtown Phoenix is undergoing major demographic shifts – including a doubling of its white population – but significantly trails other Western cities when it comes to attracting college-educated young adults.



Did the Super Bowl provide a boost for the Phoenix housing market?


The lagging local housing market is getting a middle class boost, according to Arizona State University housing expert Michael Orr.



Arizona forecast to generate nearly 120,000 jobs in next two years


Arizona is expected to add around 120,000 jobs in 2015 and 2016, according to a new forecast from the Arizona Department of Administration.



Orion Health begins Scottsdale hiring spree


Orion Health (ONH), a New Zealand-based population health management company, has begun hiring its second round of 100 people for its new offices in Scottsdale.




I am actively looking to build relationships with Real Estate Investors and Owner / Users for Phoenix  –  Scottsdale   –  Tucson   –  Maricopa County  – Pima County  –  Pinal County  –  Cochise County  –  Santa Cruz County   –Yavapai County  –  Gila County   –   Arizona ,  USA   

Walter Unger CCIM –  walterunger@ccim.net   – 1-520-975-5207  –  http://walter-unger.com



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Facts of Arizona – year 1848 to 2013


Feel free to contact Walter regarding any of these stories, the current market, distressed commercial real estate opportunities and needs, your property or your Investment Needs for Comercial Properties in Phoenix.





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