Opportunity Zones in Phoenix Arizona

[Note: This information was gathered from the City of Phoenix website] ​In December of 2017, the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” was passed, establishing the Opportunity Zone program. Program Overview The program was created to increase investment by investors...

Opportunity Zones in Mesa, Arizona

[This info was obtained from the Mesa City webpage on Opportunity Zones] The Opportunity Zones program is a federal program designed to spur community investment by providing tax benefits to investors. The City of Mesa has 11 census tracts that have been designated...

Doing ‘History’ Homework on Designated Neighborhoods

      Our society loves history. Especially when there is some control, or perhaps some ‘filter’ is applied, just to make it look a little better. We teach history to young children, adolescents, teenagers, and college students.  We use it as...

For Sale By Owner: Risky Business

  Selling a home without a real estate agent is one of the riskiest decisions anyone could ever make. Would you drive your cars uninsured? Would you build a new home without insurance? Those are no-brainers to almost anyone.  It’s also the law in most cases....