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How to Bolster Your Chances of Closing the Deal
Posted on 07/21/2019
How to Bolster Your Chances of Closing the Deal
The infamous phrase - "the dress makes the man" translates to "the curb appeal makes the home" in the real estate world. Face it, the curb appeal of a house is the first thing home buyers see when they step into the property. And studies show that it takes a home buyer eight seconds in a property to...
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Should You Invest in a Smart Home Device?
Posted on 07/14/2019
Should You Invest in a Smart Home Device?
There is no shortage of smart home devices available to property owners nationwide. From light bulbs to thermostats, there are lots of devices that you can pick up to transform an ordinary residence into a smart house. Ultimately, there are plenty of reasons to invest in smart home devices. These reasons include: 1. Smart home devices offer unmatched convenience....
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Another Property Rented - 10249 N 64TH Street, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
Posted on 07/11/2019
Another Property Rented - 10249 N 64TH Street, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
BEYOND THE PRIVATELY GATED ENTRANCE, prepare to be impressed by striking contemporary curb appeal of this 1999-built walled estate!Through the gate, enter the huge circular drive--parking space aplenty! Beyond the foyer, you'll be greeted by dramatic 12' ceilings, endless windows & open-concept interior with recently completed 2016 facelift: ''Brandywine'' maple cabinets, granite counter tops with full complementary backsplash, Bosch S/S appliances & complete repainting. Double-island kitchen overlooks expansive great room with fireplace & breakfast nook with butted glass windows, showcasing extended patio, pool & lush backyard. Livable...
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Siblings Sharing Space
Posted on 07/07/2019
Siblings Sharing Space
When you have kids sharing a room, there will be conflict. It just happens, no matter how much they get along, at some point, there is going to be a fight about something. Fights about tidiness, noise levels, or just about anything. Now sometimes your kids can come to some sort of solution without intervention by applying a...
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Singing in the Brain
Posted on 06/30/2019
Singing in the Brain
Remember how the tunes and lyrics from those Disney movies or musicals stick with you. Then, you find yourself suddenly belting one out as you drive home from work on Friday afternoon. The sheer joy of singing, even if you can’t carry a tune, just makes you feel good. But is it only the musical memories it evokes...
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Importance of Home Inspections
Posted on 06/23/2019
Importance of Home Inspections
When buying a home, there are so many things to check out before the big signing day. Inspecting a home should be at the top of the list. Home inspections identify problems that may not be obvious to the naked eye. Here are some important things to consider when having your new home inspected. There are different home...
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Another Property Sold - 6119 E Carnation Circle, Phoenix, AZ 85018
Posted on 06/18/2019
Another Property Sold - 6119 E Carnation Circle, Phoenix, AZ 85018
BEAUTIFULLY UPDATED AZ CC N'HOOD GEM AN OVERSIZED CORNER LOT! JUST COMPLETELY RE-PAINTED INTERIOR & EXTERIOR! Rich ''Saddle Birch'' hardwood flooring t/o. Remodeled kitchen boasts custom cabinets, S/S appliances+slab granite c-tops & overlooks spacious great room with dramatic beamed cathedral ceiling & marble-faced fireplace. Both baths incl. tiled shower surrounds w/deco insets; master graced w/marble flooring & garden-style Jacuzzi tub. Master W/I closet exits to huge backyard , Extended covered patio; resurfaced diving pool. Flex space off entry ideal as office/formal dining. *AERIAL IN PHOTOS; ZONING/SETBACKS ON DOCS TAB*. Also new...
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How to Remove Odors From Your House
Posted on 06/16/2019
How to Remove Odors From Your House
One of the quickest ways to lose a sale is to ignore odors in your home. Of course, you don't always smell them, so it's best if you have someone else come in with, ahem, a fresh nose, to point out issues. But, what if you’re the one that bought the house … you assumed the odors would...
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What Your Mother Didn’t Tell You About Cleaning
Posted on 06/09/2019
What Your Mother Didn’t Tell You About Cleaning
We all love a clean house. And your mother always seemed to make cleaning seem effortless. That magical sparkle and crisp, fresh scent evoked all that made her talent special. But now you have a home of your own and want to make your own magic. Here are the items you need to keep in your cleaning arsenal...
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Teakettle or Microwave?
Posted on 06/02/2019
Teakettle or Microwave?
In this quick, got to have it now society, the microwave is the go-to for a quick cup of tea or to reheat that coffee. But does it give a satisfying, refreshing cup? Some people believe that water heated in a kettle is hotter and stays hotter longer, so it brews a better cup of tea. What does...
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10249 N 64TH Street, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253 is now new to the market!
Posted on 06/02/2019
10249 N 64TH Street, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253 is now new to the market!
BEYOND THE PRIVATELY GATED ENTRANCE, prepare to be impressed by striking contemporary curb appeal of this 1999-built walled estate!Through the gate, enter the huge circular drive--parking space aplenty! Beyond the foyer, you'll be greeted by dramatic 12' ceilings, endless windows & open-concept interior with recently completed 2016 facelift: ''Brandywine'' maple cabinets, granite counter tops with full complementary backsplash, Bosch S/S appliances & complete repainting. Double-island kitchen overlooks expansive great room with fireplace & breakfast nook with butted glass windows, showcasing extended patio, pool & lush backyard. Livable...
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Get Rid of Dark Spaces
Posted on 05/26/2019
Get Rid of Dark Spaces
Moving into a new home is an exciting time. There is so much to do with packing up the old place, closing on the purchase, and moving in that you probably haven’t spent much time wondering what your new home is like early in the morning, or late in the afternoon. After visiting your new home just a...
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