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Is Black Friday Your Secret to Success in the Real Estate Market?

Is Black Friday Your ‘Secret to Success’ in the Real Estate Market? ‘Black Friday’ for home buyers generally ends with the dog days of Summer. After giving it a lot of consideration, I think both home sellers and home buyers might want to reevaluate that strategy. From the day after Thanksgiving until a few weeks… Read More

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Common Home Health Hazards Can be More Harmful During the Holidays

Common Home Health Hazards Can be More Harmful During the Holidays. Your home is cozy and weather tight. You’ve taken all necessary measures to keep Winter weather on the outside. But sometimes consequences of winter-proofing your home may be more harmful than helpful, particularly during the holiday season. Decreased circulation of fresh air along with… Read More

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Video: Pet-Friendly is the Word for These Top 10 Cities

Video: Pet-Friendly is the Word for These Top 10 Cities When we first moved to Arizona I was dumbfounded by the number of retail stores catering to pets and pet owners. Vets and boarding facilities are also wildly popular in the Greater Phoenix Valley area. Scottsdale comes in 5th on WalletHub.com’s list of the top… Read More

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Here there be Jobs & Salaries in Sync with Rents & Mortgages… namaste

Here there be Jobs & Salaries in Sync with Rents & Mortgages… namaste. It’s not everywhere that you’ll find salaries that are perfect harmony with rents and mortgages, but several major U.S. cities,including Phoenix AZ, can boast that distinction… especially if your field is in one of the ‘in demand’ arenas like Health Care. Phoenix,… Read More

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Home Buyers- How Much do You Know About Smart Home Tech, and How Much do You Want?

Home Buyers- How Much do You Know About Smart Home Tech, and How Much do You Want? What to Look for and What to Consider. It would appear that everyone is in the game of making our homes smarter and Amazon is as always, a major player. Amazon Key in-home delivery attempts to put the… Read More

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White Walls are Back With a Vengeance, How to Choose the Perfect White

White Walls are Back With a Vengeance, How to Choose the Perfect White. Home builders routinely lean toward all white interiors mainly for convenience. Many homeowners are doing the same but in the name of style rather than ease. After many years playing the part of the ugly step sister, white is quickly becoming the… Read More

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How Not to Sell Your Home

How Not to Sell Your Home. This sounds like it might be a comical post, something fun to read. I can at least verify that it’s good to know. Personally, I don’t have a problem telling a client what might help sell their home or what’s stopping their home from selling. It’s my job. Things… Read More

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Vintage is Nothing New… Bring Back the Good Old Days in Your Brand New Kitchen

Vintage is Nothing New… Bring Back the Good Old Days in Your Brand New Kitchen. Bringing back the ‘Good ol’ Days’ has been a popular approach to remodeling for as long as I can remember. Back in the late 80’s when we were building our new home, the depression era, farm-country kitchen was the vintage… Read More

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Video: Buying a New Construction Home? Consider These Upgrades

Buying a New Construction Home? Consider These Upgrades. Whether you’re building or buying a New Construction home, there’s great advice in the video below. But I would add a few climate specific details for folks here in Arizona. Good quality windows are a must! Energy costs soar in the sizzling Arizona Summers. In addition to… Read More

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As a Friend or Family Member, How Can You Help Veterans Suffering with PTSD?

As a Friend or Family Member, How Can You Help Veterans Suffering with PTSD? In the course of my business as a Realtor I’ve had the honor of working with a good many Veterans, and on more than one occasion a Veteran client has informed me that they are suffering from PTSD. In each instance… Read More