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A new way to visualize a home in every aspect, thanks to this blog by Amanda Thomas, Providence Group Realty.  There are so many ways that we can showcase listings and information, but this one takes the cake with it's ease of use and graphics.  Can't wait to play with this App! What do you get w...
This year has been a true mixed bag of results.  My year started out differently than anything in my lifetime!  I should mention that 2015 ended up with a 4 day hospital stay with spinal fusion and more hardware than I've ever had installed, even with multiple knee surgeries and all those pins.  ...
Grab the brightest shirt in your closet, best beach jewelry, and maybe a hat cuz we're headed to the Beach at Sandbar in North Phoenix, just a hop away from Scottsdale! Arrive by 5:00 and greet your fellow ActiveRain folks!  Sandbar is in the Desert Ridge Marketplace, first right turn after exiti...
It's been a long time since the economic recession brought the housing market crashing down like a freight train.  It's difficult to forget the free fall feeling when not much was selling and foreclosures were climbing in numbers.  That said, it's still a topic I'm asked on occasion.   In the las...
Swimming pool owners may not consider that their equipment could be more energy efficient. But imagine that your pool pump uses a significant amount of energy and runs for hours at a time.  And if you have an older pool, well compare that to an older home.  Just as older homes use more energy to ...
Each of has stories that resonate with us. Some have hidden meanings that we don't discover till years later while others never leave us.  John's story is one that I can relate. My mother grew up in the Ozarks and was born at home.   His story sounds like some I've heard before.  When you don't h...
Sometimes home sellers choose to cancel their listings.  This happens for a variety of reasons.  A home seller might be going on vacation, children going off to school, hectic relocation process, decorating changes, repairs, switching real estate agents or it could be a seasonal difference that a...
About two years ago, I attended a Social Media class hosted by a title company. It was an informative class and there was a lot of dialogue between attendees and the instructor. The instructor also referenced blogging and of course I piped up, mentioning ActiveRain.  The instructor knew of Active...
Who would think that a Rainforest exists in Scottsdale?  Thanks to Butterfly Wonderland - Scottsdale, visitors can walk amongst thousands of butterflies in a rainforest setting!  This pavillion is the largest indoor butterfly exhibit in America.  With over 3000 butterflies from around the world i...
Yesterday, I had the privilege of being invited on a boating outing with some friends.  Rearranging a couple of meetings on my calendar, out I went to meet my friends.  Since there were eight of us, I offered to drive as the SUV pulling the boat held 5, not quite enough seat belts.   Weird fact -...

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