Archive for the 'Paradise Valley' Category

Arizona Politics Trumps Economics; Students, Needy Families To Suffer

Mike Padgett -

March 21, 2010 EDITORIAL Are Arizona’s leaders, struggling with an overpowering deficit, downsizing state programs too far? Last week, Gov. Jan Brewer signed the state’s fiscal 2011 budget of $8.9 billion, which is a reduction of  $1.1 billion. Budget supporters called the new budget a streamlining of state government. Critics say it is hardhearted, with […]

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Mid-2009 Metro Phoenix Home Sales Update

Mike Padgett -

July 7, 2009 Guest column “I will tell you how to become rich. Close the doors. Be fearful when others are greedy. Be greedy when others are fearful.” Warren Buffett By Tom Ruff, The Information Market A year ago I was batting clean up for the housingdoom.com team. Today, I’m called a cheerleader for ARMLS, comments […]

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Luxury home upgrades include a $198,000 Bentley coupe in the garage

Mike Padgett -

Jan. 7, 2009 The think tank at Five Star Development Group in Scottsdale has an idea guaranteed to turn heads. The development company is offering a $198,000 lavish upgrade on wheels to the buyer of one of the company’s two custom homes offered in Paradise Valley. The six-figure, 12-cylinder upgrade is a 2009 Bentley Continental […]

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