Phoenix

First-time home buyers face difficulties

Aug 6, 2013
President Obama will be in Phoenix today, continuing his national tour focusing on the economy. The president is promoting home ownership for the middle class. But there is tension between Obama's message and the reality for many first-time buyers.
Posted In: Housing, first-time home buyer, Phoenix

High temps hurt economy, outside of Death Valley

Jul 1, 2013
What’s the temperature tolerance to fly a plane? At what degree point does the power grid start shutting down?
Posted In: weather, Phoenix, what's the temperature, how hot is it, Heat

Phoenix homeowner explains why he didn't just walk away

Jan 28, 2013
A few years ago, 60 percent of Phoenix-area mortgages were underwater. Reporter Peter O'Dowd was one of those homeowners.
Posted In: Housing, Phoenix, mortgage, underwater, underwater mortgage

Redefining 'senior living' in Phoenix

Nov 2, 2012
More seniors in the Phoenix area are looking at spending their golden years in the city -- and developers are responding.
Posted In: Housing, senior citizens, arizona, Phoenix

New homes springing up in Phoenix

May 14, 2012
Like a lot of Western cities, Phoenix's housing market crumbled during the recession. But new home sales are up 35 percent from a year ago.
Posted In: Phoenix, arizona, Housing

Playlist: Blizzards and oil

Dec 27, 2010
Posted by Katharine Crnko...
Posted In: Passion Pit, Phoenix, Sufjan Stevens, The Decemberists, Weakerthans