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Month: July 2016 (page 2 of 2)

People Drive Less in Arizona Than in Most States

Americans drove 3.15 trillion miles in 2015, breaking the previous record of about 3 trillion miles set in 2007. Driving is certainly a major part of life in the United States. Driving habits vary considerably between states, however. To determine in which states drivers travel the most, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from the Federal […]

Phoenix is the 5th Most Polluted City in America

More than half of all Americans live in areas that have dangerously high levels of either ozone or particle pollution. The United States has made great strides controlling air pollution since the Clean Air Act was passed in 1973. However, more people are breathing potentially hazardous air than in 2015, due largely to stricter standards […]

Arizona is the 12th Least Valuable State

A recent study estimates that the combined value of all land in the contiguous United States is worth nearly $23 trillion. The most valuable state, according to the survey, is California, which accounted for 17% of the total value of the 48 bordering states. New Jersey, however, had the most valuable real estate relative to […]

Arizona is Among the 7 States Recovering From Severe Drought

California and parts of the Southwestern United States have now endured a fifth consecutive year of drought. While these areas and the country are far from being drought free, near record-strength El NiƱo rains over the winter and fall of last year alleviated drought conditions considerably. A few states that were drought-stricken just last year […]

Phoenix is Among the Housing Markets With the Longest Recovery

Location, location, location, it is said, are key to succeeding in real estate. While the value of a single family home nationally may — at the current pace — be about 2.5 years away from a full recovery, in some large urban areas it might take more than 10 years for homes to recover their […]

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