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2010 

Buying a first home in Arizona is a big step. Up until this point monthly rent has left your checking account, never to be seen again. When the decision is made to buy an AZ home, “rent” is now a mortgage payment going toward ownership. Owning a home allows equity to be accumulated, a positive a...
09/28/2010
Phoenix home ownership requires basic home maintenance. Buying Arizona real estate is one of the biggest investments that most people make over a lifetime, taking care of it once you buy it is merely taking care of your investment. No homeowner likes to be caught off guard by bursting pipes, fail...
09/27/2010
Take a Journey To This Amazing Southwestern Home! This 2 BD, 2 BA, 1284 SQFT Home is the Perfect Home for You! This Home Features Decor Paint & Neutral Tile T/O! The Kitchen Features Upgraded Wood Counters, Lots of Cabinets & More! The Living Room Features A Fireplace Great For Cold Winter Mornin...
09/24/2010
If you are buying Arizona real estate and looking at financing options an FHA loan could be the answer. FHA loans are loans that are insured by the Federal Housing Authority. Many people may overlook an FHA loan because of stigmas attached to them, often thinking that FHA loans are for low-income...
09/23/2010
If you are trying to sell a Scottsdale AZ home with a small amount of space it is important to know how to maximize its potential for all to see. Most starter Scottsdale homes have less space and when it comes time to sell it is important to know how to make a home's space as useful as possible, ...
09/21/2010
Fall is a great time to examine the exterior of your Phoenix home in order to prepare it for Winter weather. A great first place to start is with your landscaping. Winter means the onset of most plants' dormant phase, almost like hibernating for the botanical world, and Fall is a great time to cu...
09/17/2010
There are many flooring options to consider when remodeling or upgrading your Mesa AZ home. Carpet, tile, hardwood, engineered wood, laminate and cork are merely a few and each comes with its own subset of choices. Of course there are benefits to each flooring option but what often dictates the f...
09/15/2010
This Beautiful Home Located in a Highly Desireable Gilbert Neighboorhood Contains Spacious Bedrooms As Well As An Office Perfect For Working From Home.  The Backyard Is Beautifully Landscaped With a Patio Perfect for Summer Time Barbeques. And Just to Enjoy the Beautiful Desert Sunsets, there is ...
09/15/2010
If you are selling your Scottsdale AZ real estate it is of the utmost importance to prepare both yourself and your property. Today's real estate market is a tough one and in order to sell you have to have an edge on the competition. A Scottsdale AZ Realtor, such as Gina McKinley, can come in VERY...
09/10/2010
Remodeling your home may be a good option. The number of people remodeling their Chandler AZ homes may be down, but the reality is that remodeling is much more affordable today than it was a few years ago due to a more competitive market, discounted supplies and lower interest rates. Traditionall...
09/07/2010
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