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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!



 Friday Funnies - Maxine and Worms! My Sister Mary Margaret is always sending me funny jokes -especially on Fridays.  This Maxine joke cracked me up!  It's been a vey long week and there are two more days to go (all good)!    Enjoy your weekend!  Anna Banana :_)   Worms in Church (Four worms and ...
I'm on my way to Phoenix and I want to look at foreclosure homes in an hour or so! Really?  You're  calling me and you want to look  at homes up to 140K and pay cash? Today?  Seriously folks I just got this call a few minutes ago.  I have no idea of who the lady is and I have no idea of what type...
ARU University  SEO Webinar and the Power Chick Active Rain University is an excellent source of information for long standing and new members alike. Yesterday  Power Chick was introduced to the Active Rain Community and was well received and welcomed by all except one. Today the Power Chick atte...
 Wordless Wednesday - Don't Mess with a Power Chick   A couple of years ago I saw this ridiculous looking 'Power Chick" at a Big Lots Store.  There were a whole bunch of them and I thought.... hmmmm..... I could really have some fun with these chicks and my girlfriends. So I bought a couple dozen...
You're walking a fine line and I suggest you read this if you're an owner/agent/seller Currently we have  quite a few flipped properties on the market here in Phoenix. Nothing so strange about that by itself but there is a liability issue being talked about amongst real estate professionals. Many...
It's 6:00 on Sunday Night. Do you know where your REALTOR is? This blog post is dedicated to all those real estate professionals that have been working round the clock for the past few months plus! And I know for a fact there are a lot of us happy but very tired puppies! It's past 6:00 on Sunday ...
Welcome to Your New Phoenix Home! First impressions for home buyers make a big difference.  Today while out looking at many homes with our clients we came across a few homes that said 'WOW' from the moment we got out of the car. But most of the homes were pretty bland and nothing about their appe...
Is it ok to buy the first house I look at? The Phoenix real estate market is hotter than hot, especially in the under 350K range.  This morning I showed a couple of townhomes to a newly married couple that was referred to me by another Active Rain agent.  There isn't' much available in their pric...
 Spring in Scottsdale Arizona - Peaceful & Relaxing place to Call Home!  Scottsdale has so many amazing lakes and water views that it doesn't feel like a desert!  These gorgeous water views  make it so easy to just relax and enjoy the moment every day.  This particular day I took this shot I was ...
 Greater Phoenix Area Listing Success Rate - Market Trends 2012 Looking at the success rate of 4 types or listings: HUD, Normal, REO and Short sales, we can  clearly see the market trends from March 2011 to March 2012.  Phoenix has shifted to a sellers market in what some are calling a 'blink of ...

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