Anthem, AZ Real Estate News

By Jerry Murphy, CRS, SRES, Anthem, Phoenix, and Scottsdale AZ Real Estate
(Long Realty West Valley)
One of the biggest and most anticipated events of the year in the master planned community that I live in is Anthem Days.  As I mentioned in a previous post, Anthem is a truly unique community.  We absoluteyl love it. And we are spoiled by it indeed.Anthem Days is two day event, usually in the middle of March which entails a fair and a multitude of activities for the kids, plus a trade fair for the local business owners.  It attracts thousands of people from all over the Phoenix valley.  It is a very fun time for the whole family, the weather is usually perfect, and a great way for local business persons to promote their businesses and get more involved with the community.If you're in the area this weekend, March 15th and 16th stop by and take a look.  My business partner and I will be ...
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By Molly Valcanoff, Molly Valcanoff
(Service First Realty)
What a great time to become a home owner.  Anthem is a prime place for a renter to make the jump.  With 625 resale homes on the market it is great time to make the move. Give me a call623 229-4196
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By Gary and Shannon Kiernan, Cave Creek Arizona Real Estate Blog
(Dominion Real Estate Partners)
Many times over the years, a new subdivision is created with little or no real thought about the infrastructure required to support the newly-created community. Well, this is categorically not the case with Anthem. Everything you need is there, or on its way, and then some. Created by Dell-Webb, this Arizona town on the outskirts of Phoenix offers homes to suit all budgets; from the mid to low $200K all the way up to "oh my goodness gracious." There is something for everyone. From a young family just starting out to a retired couple looking for space to entertain the grand-kids, from time to time, Anthem has you covered. All of this, plus an easy commute via I-17 to Phoenix if that is where work takes you. Also, for the family, there is the lure of brand new schools, with excellent spor...
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By Doreen Drew
(Daisy Mountain Real Estate)
Why do so many sellers think all they have to do is tell their agent their home is a short sale and do nothing else?  I get several calls a day saying exactly that and when I ask if they've contacted the lender and received their confirmation of a short sale, they give me the lender's name and phone number!  What's up with that?
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As of the end of April 2007, I monitored the sales activity for the following zip codes in Anthem Arizona.     The results were as follows:             STATUS             ZIP CODE          QUANTITY          AVG LIST PRICE          AVG SALE PRICEPending  8508646$457,323.91 $0.00 Sold  8508645$397,321.11 $381,874.22 Pending  850874$445,250.00 $0.00 Sold  850872$320,996.50 $290,996.50  If you have any questions about the real estate market in Anthem Arizona, please contact me at (623) 640-0937.     For more information, please view my website at
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By Doreen Drew, Living In Anthem & Loving It!
(Coldwell Banker Daisy Mountain )
Please check out my other blogs at and  I live in Anthem Arizona and love it!  My company is located 5 minutes from my house.  We have the best community spirit in the State, at least I think we do.  Anyone want to chat about community spirit and what it means to you?
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By Suzanne Marriott, Associate Broker, CLHMS, e-PRO
(Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
Housing Market Report for Anthem, Desert Hills, Phoenix 85086As of 12/21/2006Number Sold in the Previous 4 Weeks169Median Price of Houses Sold in Previous 4 Weeks$375,000Compared to 12/21/2005Number Sold in the Previous 4 Weeks222Median Price of Houses Sold in Previous 4 Weeks$373,1812006 over 2005Increase (Decrease) in Houses Sold(53)-23.87%Increase (Decrease) in Median Price$1,819 0.49%Market Data for Anthem, Desert Hills, Phoenix, AZ 85086 shows significant drop in number of sales, however, the median price remained stable.
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