Anthem Sprint Triathlon



Anthem Sprint Triathlon

The Anthem Sprint Triathlon is this Saturday, Aug. 23rd at the Anthem Community Center.  Start time: 7am for men

The race consists and starts with a 5k run, 20k bike ride, and a 400m swim in the Anthem Community Center pool.

Athletes of all abilities and ages are welcome.

Click on the link below to register:







Anthem, AZ Independence Day Fireworks Celebration 2014


Thursday, July 3rd

6pm – 10pm

Anthem Community Park

Food, Entertainment, and kids rides





Anthem, AZ Home Sales Week Of: 2/3/14 – 2/9/14

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The following Anthem, AZ homes closed escrow during the week of 2/3/14 – 2/9/14:

3761 W JACKSONVILLE DR, 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,916 sq. ft., $180,000, Traditional Sale;

40710 N COLUMBIA TRL, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,403 sq. ft., $190,000, Traditional Sale;

3548 W STEINBECK CT, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,567 sq. ft., $195,500, Traditional Sale;

40611 N KEY LN, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,672 sq. ft., $205,000, Traditional Sale;

2220 W RIVER ROCK TRL, 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, 2,180 sq. ft., $230,000, Traditional Sale;

3749 W MEDINAH WAY, 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, 2,220 sq. ft., Pool, $275,500, Traditional Sale;

43308 N ACADIA WAY,  6 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, 3,232 sq. ft., Pool, $288,500, Traditional Sale;

3469 W KING DR, 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2,967 sq. ft., Pool, $344,400, Traditional Sale;

41817 N SPY GLASS DR, 6 bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms, 4,561 sq. ft., Pool, $760,000, Traditional Sale.

To receive a free market analysis for your Anthem, AZ home please call Jerry Murphy at 602-334-3757 or e-mail:

Anthem, AZ Real Estate Market Report – December 2013

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The Anthem AZ real estate market continued to peter out a bit through the holidays.  Home sales dipped slightly, however prices rose, including the price per square foot.   We are still up 16% in average sale price year over year.  And the 12 month moving average sale price is up 10%, as well.  So we’re continuing to see the price increases from year over year statistics narrow a bit, signifying a tapering in price increases.  The number of homes on the market continues dropped to 230 currently active.  Days on market decreased as well to 69,  90 days on market typically signifies a neutral market.  December is typically slow in the real estate market due to the holiday season,  but the Anthem real estate market continues to rebound nicely.

Here are the latest stats for the month ending 12/31/13:

Active Listings: 230 (Down 4% from Nov. ’13, Up 35% from Dec. ’12)

Homes Pending: 66 (Down 15% from Nov. ’13, Down 39% from Dec. ’12)

Homes sold in last 30 days: 55 (Up 31% from Nov. ’13,  Up 104% from Dec. ’12)

Burn rate (Inventory on market / by homes currently under contract) =  4.48 months supply

Avg. Sale price (Solds): $310,063  (Up 16% from Nov. ’13, Same as Dec. ’12)

Avg. price per sq. ft. (Solds): $126.23  (Up 5% from Nov. ’13, Up 8% from Dec. ’12)

Avg. Days on Market (Solds): 69 (Down 15% from Nov. ’13, Down 8% from Dec. ’12)

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Anthem, AZ Real Estate Market Report: November 2013 Parkside

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November saw a bit of a lull in the Anthem Parkside real estate market. The total number of homes sold in the Parkside in November fell significantly, and the average sale price and price per square foot decreased as well.  Continuing a growing trend that prices are starting to level off.  There are now 150 homes on the market in the Parkside, a slight drop of 7% from October. The days on market increased to 67, and the 12 month moving average price is still well up, 13% versus 2012. Currently there are 64 homes under contract, in the Parkside.  All of these numbers continue to suggest a move to a more balanced real estate market in the Anthem Parkside.

Here’s to hoping you and yours have a wonderful Holiday Season.

Here are the numbers for the Parkside through November 2013:

                           Nov. ‘13       Oct. ’13     Nov. ’12   Oct. v. Sept. ’13   Oct. v. Oct. ‘12

Sold                         27                    41                 24               -34%                      +13%

Avg. Sale Price   $258,333    $264,193      $244,583         -2%                   +6%

Avg. List Price    $265,143    $268,513      $248,887          -1%                   +7%

Sale Price/List Price       97%           99%              99%       -2%                      -2%

Price per Sq. Ft.  $112.13      $118.06        $100.03            -5%                    +12%

Days on Market       67               51                  63                +31%                     +6%

Highest Sold        $375,000    $427,500      $430,000

Lowest Sold         $180,000    $165,000      $149,900

If ever you have any questions about the Anthem real estate market, or would like to get a free market analysis for your home, please give me a call at 602-334-3757 or e-mail:

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