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The Gig Economy – Mortgage App Tips for Contractors and Self Employed

The Gig Economy – Mortgage App Tips for Contractors and Self Employed The Gig Economy has been a hot topic lately. As the work-from-home concept cycles yet again into the fashionable zone, freelance and contract entrepreneurs are flourishing. But current mortgage regulations in our country are not self-employment friendly. That doesn’t mean you can’t get… Read More

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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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Before You Buy a Home Investigate the Neighborhood… 4 Questions to Ask

Before You Buy a Home Investigate the Neighborhood… 4 Questions to Ask. I sell homes, I do not sell neighbors. That doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take a closer look at what’s going on around the houses that I’ve shown you to determine the best places for you to live. Actually, one of the first suggestions… 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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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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Thank You Thursday Recognizes Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb

Thank You, Sheriff Lamb for thoughtfully honoring Veterans that the rest of us may have missed! Pinal County Sheriff is Helping Veterans Find Their Way Home. The calm, articulate presence of Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb is impressive, his compassion even more so. Sheriff Lamb traveled across the country recently to research his new plan… Read More

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Video: Hiring a Landscaper, a Few Tips for Homeowners

Video: Hiring a Landscaper, a Few Tips for Homeowners. HOAs are much more commonplace in Arizona than not, and most are very particular about the condition of your yard. That’s likely why you can’t throw a cat around here without hitting a landscaper. A good many more than half of the homeowners I speak with… 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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Remodeling? Save Room in Your Budget for These 8 Tech Features

Remodeling? Save Room in Your Budget for These 8 Tech Features. Before you roll up the drop cloths after your home remodel, consider including these must-have tech features. Adding a few new smart devices only makes sense when you’re already in home improvement mode—so why not leave a little wiggle-room in the budget for something… Read More

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Express Yourself – 5 Small Ways Your Home Can Make a Big Impression

Express Yourself – 5 Small Ways Your Home Can Make a Big Impression. We always talk about neutralizing your home for maximum resale value, and that’s still a accepted best practice. But unless you’re getting ready to put your home on the market soon, your decor should let your individuality shine through. Interior design that… Read More