News & Analysis

North Phoenix News provides breaking news and in-depth analysis of neighborhoods, schools, businesses and real estate in NoPho, the North Phoenix I-17 corridor from Norterra to New River, including Anthem, Desert Hills, the Tramonto area and the Sonoran Foothills area. Our news and feature stories are reported, written and edited by us. To provide the many communities of North Phoenix with as much useful and interesting information as possible, we also publish selected press releases, here. If you have a press release or a news tip, let us know.

NoPho Real Estate Sales Brisk, Prices Trend Upward

Sales of existing homes across NoPho, the I-17 corridor from Norterra to New River, bounced back from a lackluster April to 206 in May, a 31 percent month-over-month jump and a 19 percent increase over May 2017. Ongoing tight inventory in most zones, along with the brisk sales, continued the years-long upward pressure on prices.

Country Club Adding Fee to Home Sales

Anthem Country Club Community Association will add a fee to the sale of all homes in the club. The new HOA-imposed fee, a quarter-percent of the sales price, will come atop an existing fee of the same amount applied to the sale of all homes in Anthem by the Anthem Community Council.

3rd Bear This Week Euthanized in Arizona

After the euthanization earlier this week of a young male bear that wandered around front yards in Anthem and an adult female with cubs that found food left out by a resident near Pinetop, a third bear in the state has been put down. This one tried to break into a Payson home on its third visit, state Game & Fish officials announced today.