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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!



  Wanted Smart, Outgoing Assistant who can solve problems, keep clients happy and stay on top of everything that needs to happen in the office. Everything. - Must have real estate license - Are you searching for the perfect assistant - again?  Those of us who have been in the real estate industr...
Did you know that this is the 7th anniversary of National Independents Week? This is a week during which you are encouraged to go local. Local businesses everywhere are linking arms to remind America that we are the backbone of the American economy.  In Arizona, you can take the pledge: I hereby ...
You never know where you'll learn something that can help your business. This comedy sketch will have you rolling on the floor, all the while teaching invaluable lessons about customer service and that skill every salesperson would love to master: UPSELLING. Click on the image below to watch - an...
  The Phoenix Mountain Preserve is made up of two mountain ranges, the Phoenix Mountain Preserve and South Mountain Preserve, located in central Phoenix. The preserve serves as a municipal park, offering hiking, mountain biking, and horse trails various different access points. Hike the Phoenix M...
   Come join us this Thursday, June 25th, from 6 to 8 p.m. Speak directly with our Lender, Contractor, Designer, and Anna Banana! Bring any first-time homebuyers you know along! This seminar offers you the opportunity to learn how to take advantage of the new FHA program that allows you a loan t...
OK - it seems a little weird for someone who's not a big beer drinker to write about beer - but I did Arizona vineyards yesterday, so it's only right that I offer the beer connoisseurs equally great information about the microbreweries around beautiful Arizona. In fact, there's recently been actu...
       MOTIVATED SELLERS - SELL HOME TODAY WILL CONSIDER ALL OFFERS Naturally, when we as REALTORS see this written in the public and agent remarks we take notice, right? Especially if it looks like a home that you're quite certain your buyers will love, right? Well not so fast!  This past week I...
From Camelback Road (taking its name from the mountain that resembles a kneeling camel) to the town of Show Low northeast of Phoenix (literally so named because someone "showed low" in a game of cards) to Deadman Pass in Pima County, Arizona is full of strange and interesting place names. So why ...
I ran across an excellent blog post on Loan Modification.  There is lots of good information as well as links to major banks to learn what the process entails for each instituion.  I receive many calls every week regarding loan modification.  There are many questions just waiting to be answered....
You've probably heard the old Indian tale of the blind men who encounter an elephant. Each touch the animal to learn what it is like, but each touches a different part - one the tusk, one the tail, another the hide. They then compare notes on what they felt, and learn they are in absolute disagre...

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