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The Roots & History of McCormick Ranch

  • August 12, 2022
  • Gene Montemore
‘First master-planned community’ celebrates 50 years of Scottsdale success Posted Tuesday, August 9, 2022 10:00 am By Melissa Rosequist for the Scottsdale IndependentMail | Twitter:...

The 2022 Deceleration

  • July 31, 2022
  • Gene Montemore
Think of the fastest you’ve driven a vehicle and what it felt like to hold your top speed. Then the sudden drop on the speedometer...

8 of the Best Places to Live in Metro Phoenix

  • July 13, 2021
  • Gene Montemore
By Trevor Halpern, AZ Big Media Thinking of starting the next chapter of your life...

Protected: Inventory Insanity: America’s Housing Shortage, a Five-Part Article

  • April 23, 2021
  • Gene Montemore
Inman’s Inventory Insanity series on the current supply shortage. By Jim Dalrymple II PART 1:...

7 Key Trends Expected To Shape Real Estate in 2021

  • April 6, 2021
  • Gene Montemore
(By Gene Montemore with help from the staff at HomeLight) The year 2020 was an...

We’ve Never Seen a Market Like This Before

  • February 2, 2021
  • Gene Montemore
Today, our current MLS inventory in all of Maricopa County dipped below 3,000 single-family homes....

Race and Metro Phoenix Real Estate History

  • June 15, 2020
  • Gene Montemore
(A Google Drive link is below that contains must-read information regarding race and Metro Phoenix...

A Realtor husband and interior designer wife transform their McCormick…

  • June 12, 2020
  • Gene Montemore
Kyle Patton, Special for The RepublicPublished 2:00 p.m. MT May 28, 2020 (Thank you to...

NAR’s New Clear Cooperation Policy

  • May 1, 2020
  • Gene Montemore
The National Association of Realtor’s “Clear Cooperation Policy” was quietly enacted while the Coronavirus has...

Client message during the Coronavirus crisis

  • April 8, 2020
  • Gene Montemore
I hope all is well at your home.While beginning to accept our new reality, I’m...