Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Business Week Ranks Phoenix #1 City For Recent Graduates

Business Week analyzed 30 major cities and compared available entry-level jobs, average annual salary, cost of living and unemployment rates.

The conclusion? "The job market in Phoenix is apparently as blistering as the desert heat..." Read the full story here.

Wait, There's More!

The article does not address the affordability of home-ownership in today's market, the opportunities to start your own business or the fact that we host one of the largest free monthly First Fridays events in the nation, attracting more than 15,000 people every month. Homes located within the new downtown Phoenix arts district, especially in the Garfield neighborhood, are currently selling for under $100,000. The monthly mortgage payment on a $100,000 home at 5.5% interest is about $570 per month. That is less than the price of housing in Laramie, Wyoming.

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