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FAQ Is it OK to play music while my home is on the market?

Normally I suggest to home sellers that ‘if’ they have music it should be soothing and playing at a low volume while the home is being shown.  It also depends on what is customary in your area as to the type of music to be played (such as lite jazz, piano, country etc). In our more »

Big Deal? No! Big Gift? Yes!

In my first year or two in the business (late 80’s) a young couple wanting to buy their first home walked into our Country Club Office looking for an agent to help them. That was my floor time day so I was happy to talk with them. They looked and seemed so young – and more »

FAQ Why isn’t my home being shown?

It starts out great, you’re excited about finally getting your Phoenix Metro home on the market. You’ve been told that there will be a lot of activity in the first week or two… so be prepared to show, show show your home. All is good and you’re somewhat patient but after  2 weeks and only more »

Another Phoenix – Moon Valley Home SOLD 209 E Caribbean Lane

This lovely Moon Valley home sold fast for many reasons……. The sellers listened to Anna ‘Banana’ Kruchten’s advice and prepared their home perfectly Pride of Ownership showed both inside out outside Anna Banana hires a professional photographer for every listing which makes a huge difference as over 95% of all home buyers start their home more »

North Phoenix Home for Sale 14228 North 21st Street

Are you looking for the perfect starter home in the North Phoenix Area?  This could be your lucky day! This gem of a home is in ‘move-in-condition’ and is in Lookout Mountain Preserve neighborhood.  The home has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, Living/Dining Room, Family Room with Fireplace plus a huge Bonus room, perfect for home more »

Dog hiking class at the North Mountain Visitor Center – Phoenix AZ

Dog Hiking Class @ the North Mountain Visitor Center – Phoenix   Imagine bringing home a little rescue dog and looking forward to sharing the hiking trails behind your home with the new little guy/gal!  I did exactly that, only to learn quickly that our new little guy ‘Barney’ simply can’t go along on the more »

Listing Success Rate in Phoenix October 2014

Listing Success Rate in Phoenix October 2014 The Listing Success Rate in Phoenix has always given a keen insight into the different perspectives within the Real Estate market in the Metro Phoenix area.  Firstly, the information below is a snapshot history of the trending real estate market from a more overall perspective.  We can clearly see more »

Metro Phoenix Real Estate ‘By City’ Market Report 10/14/2014

 Metro Phoenix Real Estate  By City Market Report 10/14/2014   The Phoenix Metro Real Estate Market has ‘cooled’ off  just a bit. Find your city in the chart below and compare the Sold Sept 2014 column to the Sold Last Year column and you’ll see the current real estate ‘temperature’ in your area. You’ll see that more »

12968 W Mayberry Trail Peoria AZ 85383 – Trilogy At Vistancia in Arizona

 12968 W Mayberry Trail Peoria AZ 85383 – Trilogy At Vistancia in Arizona    12868 W Mayberry Trail Peoria AZ 85383 is a move-in-condition home built in 2013.  The owner has taken impeccable care of this highly upgraded home – over $60K! Be sure to view the virtual tour to get see the layout and more »

Metro Phoenix’s Average Cumulative Days on the Market (Closed Listings) Through September 2014

Metro Phoenix’s Average Cumulative Days on the Market Through September 2014 In Metro Phoenix, the Average Cumulative Days on the Market that a property stays available in the Real Estate market has many variables that come into play.  Sometimes factors like location, access to freeways, proximity to landmarks or landmark properties, schools, availability of services (malls, more »

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