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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Phoenix Property Shoppe - AZ Broker BR030809000
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!



Real Estate Sales Per Month - Metro Phoenix -  2012 to May 2014   When it comes to many of the factors that are taken into consideration regarding the Real Estate market in the Metro Phoenix areas, we are able to see the major improvements or areas that may require improvement – hence, there is a...
Listing Success Rate Phoenix AZ May 2011 to 2014   The Listing Success Rate by Calendar Month gives a unique perspective from May 2011 to May 2014 for the Metro Phoenix area.  The chart below is broken down into the four different transaction types - HUD, REO (Bank-owned), Short-sale, and Normal....
My #1 Key to Success is Exceptional, Personalized Customer Service   First of all let me say, I thought for quite some time about what my #1 key to success has been over the years. Melisa Zavala's Challenge really got me to ponder! There are so many things that I feel contribute to my success but...
 ActiveRain BananaTude Group Rules & Mission Statement - Appealing!   It's that time of year to re-post the BananaTude Group Rules!     BANANATUDE GROUP RULES AND MISSION We conduct our business and personal life with integrity and honor and live by the golden rule. Our mission is to create relat...
Do I need gutters on my Phoenix Home? Ask J.J. Sanchez of Precision Gutters  623-910-2810   Gutters on a home smack, dab in the middle of the desert?  That just sounds ridiculous!  Many of my relocation  home buyers are surprised that homes in Phoenix have gutters.  They usually say what do you n...
How Refreshing - I must apologize to you!   What a pleasant surprise to take a phone call today and hear an agent say - Anna I must apologize I made a mistake and how can I make it right?  She had sent me an invoice for some repairs done on a home for one of our buyers.  After looking over the li...
Little Miss Right - Director of First Impressions   Once upon a time there was a lady who felt she needed to be right. Ms Right worked for a company as the receptionist. She was the first impression of the company for clients that called for service or information. She talked to lots of people al...
You did such a great job I don't want to sell my home anymore...   A long time client of mine is pleased with the results of all the hard work my team has done to get his home ready for sale.  We reminisced about when they first looked at the home years ago. Both he and his wife fell in love with...
Market Trends in Metro Phoenix - Months of Supply May 2014   Months of Supply is typically a perspective that gives the overall foundation and well-being of the Real Estate market.  As the name might indicate, the chart below is a direct reflection of the number of months the Real Estate market w...
Colorful People - Colorful Homes - Good Or Not So Good When Selling? Our painter has a great sense of humor! Today I stopped by a house he's been working on for us the last three weeks or so and he had lined up all the light switches to make a point! Ha! Ha! Got it! It was unbelievably the MOST c...

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