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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!



FAQ What's the best way to communicate in 2015?   What's the best way to communicate?  It depends.  In the real estate business there are many times when it's important to communicate in writing. Rarely do I communicate with agents or other professionals by phone unless I need specific informatio...
I tell you things because I know things   Yesterday I overheard a conversation between a Mom and her young daughter.  They were leaving the young girls clothing section and apparently the daughter wasn't too happy about that move. The Mom calmly stated " I tell you things because I know things". ...
Today in National Happiness Day - My kind of day!   Apparently there is just one day a year that happiness is celebrated- officially!  Let's imagine a National YEAR OF HAPPINESS!  That makes more sense to this happy gal!  Being happy is a choice and we can all be as happy as we want to be - all d...
ActiveRain Point Store Open Today -  It's Your Lucky Day!   Lads and Lassies have you ever wondered what your ActiveRain Points are actually worth?  Well, wonder no more as - today and today only - you can buy all kinds of great opportunities and items at the ActiveRain Point Store!   There are i...
Really?  A SNARKY comment on an invoice?   Some days I seriously, just shake my head and think - are you for real?  A long time client of ours is right-sizing in a new (old) townhome. The home inspector, whom has over 30 years in the business and has every license you can imagine, is trusted by m...
Saying Goodbye to our Fur Baby - Kitty    It's been a tough couple of weeks knowing what was the right thing to do for Kitty,  our 20 year old fur baby.  He's always been a feisty little guy that was totally a 'male cat' through and through. A good day for him was chasing birds or harassing his d...
Laminate Flooring with Formaldehyde - Questions to consider NOW   Today I met with the directors of Southwestern School of Real Estate. They've asked me to create a disclosure class  and we talked about current local topics that are creating 'disclosure' issues in the Phoenix Metro Area.  Our dis...
What The Heck is a Real Estate Robo Offer?   Robo Offer might not be a term most real estate agents have heard before but it's been popping up in the Phoenix Metro area this past few months or so.  For years we've been dealing with multiple offers and many agents know the ins and outs of working ...
Shaw Butte Trail 306 North Mountain Preserve in Phoenix AZ   Today I finally got out for a walk around Shaw Butte Mountain in Phoenix and it was a gorgeous day to be outside enjoying nature!  I came upon what appears to be new stickers that the park rangers have placed on the trail  post signs.  ...

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