Phoenix job market improves
The Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale area of Arizona is seeing improvements in the job market. The greater Phoenix metro area gained 36,500 jobs between April 2011 and April 2012 – a 2.12 percent increase, reports the Phoenix Business Journal. Improved economic indicators such as job growth might have helped strengthen the metro area's appeal to potential residents. Americans looking for new professional opportunities may want to check out homes for sale in Phoenix to gain access to the improving market.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics, there were over two million people in the civilian workforce in April 2012. Out of those individuals, 131,700 were unemployed, making the preliminary jobless rate 6.6 percent. This is the lowest unemployment rating the area has achieved in the past six months.
Positive news – like an improving job market – welcomes new residents to Phoenix’s borders. If you are looking for a new career consider checking out the MLS listings in Phoenix for properties that fit your needs for qualities such as location, price and layout.