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Mojo Found!  - Lately, I've noticed that I'm getting a bit sluggish.  Sleep doesn't seem restful.  Waking up tired is for the birds.  And stalling my workouts at the gym is becoming a habit.  So where's my mojo? This past weekend, I had the luxury of a day off.  Something that I had taken for gra...
There is No Second Chance At a First Impression - Today's showings in Scottsdale included homes that were 4 bedroomand a Den, 2 and a 1/2 bathrooms, 2+ car garages, with a pool, priced from $500,000 - $750,000.  Of the 11 homes listed for sale that we viewed, there was one that stood out.  You gu...
Making My Home More Energy Efficient  This past Friday an Energy Audit was performed on my home by  AE3Q, for steps to Making My Home More Energy Efficient.  AE3Q, Advanced Energy Efficiency & Environmental Quality, "offers home energy audits and Home Performance upgrades to help make your home m...
Lost Our Home Pet Foundation Seeking New Location Lost Our Home Pet Foundation is about to become a non entity unless they find a new location.  Their current location in a strip mall in Phoenix has been purchased and under new ownership.  The new owners aren't interested in continuing a relation...
What's Trending in the Housing Market in Scottsdale-  Oh that crazy housing market!  Just when you think you've got it figured out, things change.  And that's putting it lightly!  Housing has changed drastically over the last 10 years.  With the market peaking in 2006 and falling like a rocket in...
Sometimes It's Best Not To Sell - It's a pivotal time in Phoenix for some home sellers.  About one third of our homeowners are still "under water" on their mortgages,and owing more than the home is worth.  Those home sellers are cautiously watching the housing market to determine if it's time to ...
Purchase Price vs. Appraisal Value - In this month's Arizona Realtor Magazine, appraiser John Dingeman, Priority Appraisal LLC, provides advice as to how listing agents can work to provide the best scenario in the appraisal process.  He provides advice that includes researching to find comparable...
Reflecting on Freedom - While traveling today across 4 states, symbols of freedom kept popping up.   Freedom is an all encompassing part of so many things that we enjoy.  Just one facet is Freedom of Speech including what we write, what we read, and what we hear, which we're all well acquainted w...
Want To Lower Your Energy Bill?  Add Radiant Barrier Want to Lower Your Energy Bill?  Add Radiant Barrier -  It's no secret that it gets hot in Arizona.  Temperatures lately have been breaking records, but have you ever thought about the temperatures on hard surfaces like your roof or walls?  It'...
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Jan Green

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