Anna Banana Kruchten, Broker, CRB, CRS

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Anna "Banana" Kruchten is here to help you navigate buying or selling a home in the Phoenix Metro Area. My blog is updated almost daily so be sure to FOLLOW ME and keep in the know of what's going on in the Phoenix Real Estate Market. On my blog you'll find Real Estate Information, Market Statistics, Neighborhood Information, School Updates, Upcoming Workshops, Information about Local Business Partners and occasionally posts just for fun!



"The trouble is not in changing thought but in keeping thoughts changed."                                                                            Thomas D. Willhite Repeat after me: "The trouble is not in changing thought ... but in keeping thoughts changed." This one tiny little sentence has ...
Scottsdale, the "West's Most Western Town," has a population of about 236,000 and more than 300 days of sunshine each year. Founded in 1888 by U.S. Army Chaplain Winfield Scott, Scottsdale is loosely divided into several areas: South Scottsdale, Old Town Scottsdale, Civic Center/Fashion Square, ...
  With a population of about 15,000 and covering a geographic area of 16.5 square miles, the town of Paradise Valley is zoned for one-acre lots with one house per lot. It showcases breathtaking views of the scenic Mummy and Camelback mountains.   Mummy Mountain is protected by the Mummy Mountain...
Northwest Phoenix is a suburban residential area that generally refers to the North Mountain, Deer Valley, Desert View, and Happy Valley areas.   Many Northwest Phoenix residents commute to work in Central Phoenix or surrounding cities and communities. As the area continues to attract new reside...
One of my agents came to me with a dilemma today that I've never heard before. I've done some research but I'm not quite sure if I have all the correct information.Here is the situation: Our agents buyer purchased a foreclosed home that was bid up over list price and is due to close in early June...
  Northeast Phoenix, a family-friendly suburban area of the city, adjoins Scottsdale, Carefree and Cave Creek to the east, Anthem to the north, and Paradise Valley to the south. Residents can easily access the nearby 101 and 51 expressways, as well as Interstate 17. Besides the famed Desert Ridg...
 Time in Phoenix 7:18. Time in New York 10:18. Time in Mpls. 9:18.  Do you see the problem for us west coast rainers?  I mean really, have a little compassion here!  By the time I get going there are already a gazillion comments on every featured post and the conversation is heated up and rocking...
Located in north Phoenix, Moon Valley is a small planned community that offers close access to the amenities of the metro area, while maintaining a quiet refuge away from the hustle and bustle of the big city.   Situated at the base of Moon Mountain, Moon Valley is bordered to the north by Bell ...
We all know that the last few years have been extremely challenging. What we make of difficult times is the miracle in waiting. Do you get innovative? Do you go back to basics? Do you get out of the business? Everyone eventually makes a choice to survive and thrive, or find another passion. What ...
 Now what do you suppose this contractor was thinking? 1.Ahhhh gee let's see, if I stand here and push the buttons I can reach it just fine.  Yup that's it, mark that spot. 2. Do you think anybody will notice we're off by 3 feet? 3. Whaaaat?  Just use the step stool stupid. 4. You don't have any ...

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