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‘Magnet States’ Report Credits Arizona and Florida with Dethroning Texas

I can personally verify Allied’s evaluation of relocation stats for Arizona. The volume of folks moving here ‘from away’ has been noteworthy for the past two years. Investors from Canada and California lead the pack alongside a greater than usual influx of home buyers from cold weather spots like the Dakotas and the Chicago and… 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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Earthquake Preparedness – Good Advice Wherever You Live

Earthquake Preparedness – Good Advice Wherever You Live Earthquakes are rarely predictable and not unheard of anywhere in the country. I’ve felt two in the past few years here in Arizona. The USGS, United States Geological Survey estimates that 16 states; Alaska, Arkansas, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee,… Read More

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Video: Away or at Home- In an Emergency, Stay Connected!

Video: Away or at Home- In an Emergency, Stay Connected! During the recent bout of hurricanes in Texas and on the East Coast, earthquakes in Mexico, and even the very active Monsoon here in Arizona, the top stories all included some form of communication issue. Technology is a wonderful thing but if you’re not right… Read More

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Western Home Buyers Leading the Nation, Taking Advantage of a Healthy Real Estate Market

Western Home Buyers Leading the Nation, Taking Advantage of a Healthy Real Estate Market. I can attest to the fact that this has been a remarkably dynamic home buying season. The Spring market is historically busy but this year’s activity seems to have been given a little extra boost. Hard to say why, although I… Read More

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Odds Are Good You’ll Be Moving to Phoenix

Odds Are Good You’ll Be Moving to Phoenix Where will you be relocating to? Phoenix comes in just third out of all our nation’s cities for the top destinations of relocatees. Completely understandable considering our 300+ days of sunshine per year. But Phoenix has far more going for it than just the weather. It’s a… Read More

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Will Environmental Hazards Have an Impact on Your Home Value?

Will Environmental Hazards Have an Impact on Your Home Value? The factors most people consider when determining their home’s value include size, condition and location, but have you considered the impact of possible environmental hazards? In areas where they are most pronounced—environmental hazards such as poor air quality can and do have an effect on… Read More

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Video: Is Spring Really ‘Home Improvement Season’? Most People Think So.

It’s not too late to get those Spring projects done before Summer vacation time arrives. In fact the majority of people planning home improvement projects choose spring to do so. Home improvement and hardware stores are booming. Are you anticipating Spring home repairs or renovations? If so, what do you foresee these projects costing you?… Read More

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NAR Statistics Confirm that HOME Really is Where the Heart Is

Infographic: NAR Statistics Confirm that HOME Really is Where the Heart Is I can corroborate the National Association of Realtors findings. A substantial portion of home buyers and sellers cite being closer to family as their main motivation for relocating. I’m currently working with a Dad whose son and daughter moved closer to each other… Read More

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Video: Your Insurance and Winter Storm Damage

Winter storms cause havoc everywhere but they take widely different forms in different parts of the country. Florida and other coastal states struggle with hurricanes and severe wind damage. In California and here in Arizona, January is customarily our winter rainy month and flash floods are not uncommon. There are designated flood plains dotted throughout… Read More