Home builders can't find enough workers

by Builder Trade In Program May, 21

There's a huge "help wanted" sign hanging over the home building industry.

Builders throughout the country are struggling to find workers, and it's causing major problems: Labor costs are rising, homes are taking longer to complete and buyers are facing higher prices.


New Home Friday 05-18-2017

by Builder Trade In Program May, 18

Welcome to your Weekend! There’s lots to do – get out and enjoy!

by Builder Trade In Program May, 17

Arizona Restaurant Week

May 19-28

This statewide affair offers foodies a wealth of dining opportunities and the chance to get outside their own neighborhood and try something new. From sizzling Southwestern and soothing comfort foods to five-star dining and international fare – it’s all on the table during Arizona Restaurant Week. So prepare your taste buds and dig in.


How To Get the Highest Return As A Real-Estate Entrepreneur

by Builder Trade In Program May, 16

Focus on monthly cash flow, not equity gains.

As a business owner, it is your task to create distance between the money flowing into your business every month and the expenses necessary to keep that business sustainable and growing. When you begin your investment research, you ought to be calculating how much renters will be able to put in your pocket each month, and then likewise ensuring that that number is greater than your expenditures. Maintain that formula and you’ll stay in the black.


Spring Home Maintenance List: Five Things to Check Off Your List

by Builder Trade In Program May, 15



Just as you prepare your home for the winter by covering outside pipes, making sure your heater is working well and removing all of the old leaves and branches from your property, there are also a number of things homeowners should do to ready their homes for warmer weather.  With spring in full swing, check out the following list of home-related chores and checkups you may want to do before summer arrives.


New Home Friday 05-12-2017

by Builder Trade In Program May, 12

Welcome to your Weekend! There’s lots to do – get out and enjoy!

by Builder Trade In Program May, 10

Schnepf Farm Peach Festival

May 12-14 9am -4pm

This year, the farm will host Vintage Market Days during the festival’s opening weekend, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 12 to 14. Visitors can shop for one-of-a-kind vintage and repurposed items, clothing and jewelry from over 150 vendors.


Rob Lowe: Stories I Only Tell My Friends – Live

Mesa Arts Center Friday May 12th 8pm

Rob Lowe's critically acclaimed New York Times bestseller Stories I Only Tell My Friends is the leaping off point for this funny, insightful and sometimes emotional evening with the iconic actor.


AmeriCAN Canned Craft Beer Festival


Saturdaqy May 13th 12pm - 6pm

San Tan Brewing Co. presents this celebration of beer in aluminum, where there will be craft food, VIP quarters and over 250 local and national beers.


Music of John Williams

Fri 5/12/17 7:30PM           

 Sat 5/13/17 2:00PM                        

Sat 5/13/17 7:30PM

Fresh off of the 2016 sold-out performances, the Music of John Williams returns to the Orpheum Theatre. Best known for his iconic film scores and ceremonial music, John Williams is one of the most popular and successful American orchestral composers of the modern age.  


Arizona Diamondbacks vs Pittsburg Pirates

Friday May 12th 6:40 pm

Saturday May 13th 5:10 pm

Sunday May 14th 1:10 pm








Looking for a great place to go eat?

by Builder Trade In Program May, 09

In the Valley’s competitive food and beverage industry, celebrating another year in business is no small feat. 

Here are a few Phoenix restaurants that stand the test of time!


These Cities Are the 10 Biggest Comeback Stories in U.S. Real Estate

by Builder Trade In Program May, 08


Everyone loves a great comeback story.

And there are plenty to go around. Rocky. Steve Jobs. The Chicago Cubs. And perhaps the most impressive comeback of all, the one that hits us exactly where we live: the housing industry.


New Home Friday 05-05-2017

by Builder Trade In Program May, 05