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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!



Choose Again! Choose Again!Yesterday while coaching one of my agents I was reminded of a 90 day leadership course that I used to coach back in the 90's. Normally there were 4 or 5 coaches with 30+ students.  The coaches would divide the students into small groups and each student  have the benefi...
Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding, with BananaTude! Millions of eyes are on Prince William and Kate Middleton as the world awaits the royal wedding. The flowers have been arranged, the cake has been made, the dress has been chosen, and the streets have been cleared, with the festivities...
Are You Shopping At the Fear Store?Today an agent asked to chat with me about an problem he just couldn't seem to get a handle on.  We met for coffee and spent an hour or so addressing his situation. In an attempt to keep a long story short I'll recap just the major points we talked about.This ag...
Nuggets of Wisdom from Dr. Seuss for Real Estate Professionals100 years later: Nuggets of wisdom from favorite children's author, Dr. Seuss, on leveraging social media and cultivating passion for life.Did you know that Dr. Seuss's (Theodor Seuss Geisel) first children's book, And to Think That I ...
Phoenix Arizona - Discover our Phoenix Urban VillagesAre you aware of the Phoenix Urban Villages? Greater Phoenix includes many cities and towns beyond Phoenix itself. But it's not as simple as defining Phoenix's border towns, because the city of Phoenix also is broken into defined areas known as...
Would you ever have guessed that Arizona, with its 6 million or so residents, would have 36 active public airports? Admittedly, some of these are tiny ... but all are open to the public. Sky Harbor, located in the in the heart of Phoenix, is the sixth busiest airport in the country.For you REAL a...
Phoenix Sights: Tovrea Castle at Carraro Heights It sits atop a cactus-covered hill in east-central Phoenix.It’s shaped like a wedding cake, with several layers.It’s a castle.Have you guessed it yet?If you’re a native of Phoenix, AZ, you probably know exactly what I’m talking about: the Tovrea Ca...
Happy Easter to my Active Rain Family! Come see what's in your Easter Basket!Last week I happened to meet a wonderful lady at our local spa named Lani.  She had a lovely spirit and I could tell was in love with life and all it's joys. Little did I know she had an amazing bird avery with over 100 ...
Moon Valley Schools & Education: Excellent Elementary, Junior High & High SchoolsWhat is it that makes Moon Valley so appealing to homeowners?How about its location, with gorgeous homes tucked and surrounded by the Phoenix Mountain Preserve? Or the beautifully deisnged homes in well kept neighbor...
Inside Moon Valley: Pointe Mountainside Golf Community -- Phoenix, AZ The Pointe Mountainside Golf Community is a magnificent locale for those looking to live in a gorgeous, upscale area nestled in a small valley with many amenities offered to their residents. This community has hiking, walking t...

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