prescott: High Valley Ranch Home For Sale Prescott AZ - 02/04/13 10:05 AM
By Cody Anne Yarnes
This High Valley Ranch Home is for sale in Prescott, AZ.  -  1105 S. High Valley Ranch Road is a luxurious custom home in the prestigious gated community of High Valley Ranch.  The location and quality of this spectacular home are sure to be the envy of friends and family.
This home was built and designed by renowned luxury home builder, Bill Mansell of Uprite Construction for his wife and family and believe me when I tell you it shows.  This is truly one of the most impressive luxury homes in High Valley Ranch and all of Prescott.  Construction was completed in … (4 comments)

prescott: Prescott, AZ - Kingswood Estates Subdivision - 02/04/13 07:14 AM
By Cody Anne Yarnes
Prescott, AZ - Kingswood Estates is a premier subdivision located in Prescott, AZ. Kingswood is located 5 miles, put Iron Springs Road, Northwest of Prescott’s historic Courthouse Square and Whiskey Row.  It is adjacent to the Prescott National Forest.  Much of Kingswood is landscaped by native vegetation consisting primarily of Ponderosa Pine, Scrub Oak, White Oak and Mountain Mahogany.  It is not uncommon to see mule deer, javelina or other wildlife.  The forest setting and active lifestyle is what attracts many people to this area.
Speaking of active lifestyle, Kingswood is also home to the Prescott Racquet Club … (3 comments)

prescott: Kingswood - 1812 W Windy Walk Lane Prescott, AZ 86305 - 02/04/13 06:14 AM
By Cody Anne Yarnes
Kingswood Estates, 1812 W Windy Walk Lane Prescott, AZ 86305 is a beautiful custom home for sale in the prestigious community of Kingswood in Prescott, Arizona.  
This is the builders own custom home.  Construction was completed in 2005, it is 2,665 sq', it is a 4 bedroom, 3 full bath home with an office that could be an additional bedroom and a 2 car attached garage.
The main floor of this custom home allows for the ability to live on one level. The open great room features: a dual fuel fireplace, living room, dining area and an … (4 comments)

prescott: HOME SELLING TIPS! - 05/23/12 06:57 AM
 
Upon listing a home for sale some agent take for granted that the Sellers know what to do when it comes to getting the home ready for showings.  Here are some helpful tips on staging the home for showings:
 
1)       LIGHTEN THINGS UP!  Open the shades and drapes, let the natural light in.  This could have a great reflection to the Buyer that if the home is light without using electricity, they will save money.  It makes the home appear more cheery and not depressing as if it was dark in the home.
 
2)      CHECK OUT THE COMPETITION!  … (7 comments)

prescott: LOVE YOUR JOB? THAT IS WHY THEY WANT TO WORK WITH YOU. - 05/22/12 01:56 AM
There was a poll done in 2009 showing what professional qualities that make customers want to do business with you again and again.
Here is what most of them had to say:
1)       YOU REPRESENT THEIR BEST INTEREST!  When your clients are pinned against a situation where other parties in the transaction are difficult to deal with, people want to know you have their best interest in mind.  They want someone who will go to bat for them when necessary. 
2)      LOVE YOUR JOB?  SHOW IT!   Presenting yourself as if you love what you are doing tells a big tale.  … (0 comments)

prescott: BACKYARD SAFETY - SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT! - 05/16/12 06:14 AM
 
There are many potential outdoor safety hazards around your home that we may not normally think about. Here is a list of some items to be aware of:
 
1) Playground Equipment -
 
Checking for rusted, rotted, loose or damaged areas or sharp edges is very important to prevent injuries. Playground Equipment should be age appropriate and be well supervised when being used. The area around the playground equipment should be hazard free and extend out at least 6 feet and be at least 9 inches thick. Check for any gapping or areas where clothing can be caught … (0 comments)

prescott: AGING PARENTS - HOW CAN YOU HELP? - 05/08/12 04:18 AM
 
10 Home Improvements That May Help Your Parents Age In Place
 
The home is often a symbol of comfort and freedom for older adults, but as people age, hazards around the house can lead to accidental injury and even death.
 
 
 - Widen doorways to 32-36 inches and hallways to 36-42 inches to improve accessibility for parents using mobility aids such as walkers or wheelchairs.
 - Decorate with contrasting colors and finishes to help improve depth perception for seniors with poor vision.
 - Replace a standard toilet with a taller model that's 16-18 inches in height.
- Reinforce … (2 comments)

prescott: EATING YOUR WATER? REALLY, YEA REALLY!! - 04/25/12 06:31 AM
Now that it is getting hot - these are a great help....
Eat your water! 4 fresh foods to keep you hydrated
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by The Editors of Eating Well Magazine,  
I know how important it is to stay hydrated and I try to sip water all day, but sometimes I fall behind. So I also try to eat foods, such as cucumbers or strawberries, that can contribute to my fluid intake, helping to prevent the headaches and sluggishness caused by dehydration. Another good reason to eat water? Research shows that eating foods that are full of water helps keep … (1 comments)

prescott: IS THE OUTSIDE OF YOUR HOME IMPORTANT? - 04/13/12 05:12 AM
 
A home’s exterior is the first impression that can beckon buyers to the front door. Attractiveness aside, the siding materials used also can serve as an important detail in judging upkeep and extra costs down the road. Here are some of the most common home exteriors and the pros and cons associated with each.
 
Stucco Siding
 
Stucco siding can be spotted on Spanish- and Mediterranean-style homes. You can identify it by its flat, smooth, concrete look. It’s composed of cement, water, and materials such as sand and lime. Many homes built after the 1950s use a lighter synthetic … (4 comments)

prescott: DO YOU SEE WHAT SHE SEES? THE WOMAN'S PERSPECTIVE IN BUYING - 04/09/12 07:06 AM
What are the female clients looking for in a home?  Well, there are several things that will help you to connect your women clients with the perfect home.  What kind of personality does the house have?  I know, silly huh?  Does a house REALLY have a personality?  Sure, why not!
MEET LISA – House A!
Lisa is unique. She has modern design and is clean.  She may have unusual shapes such as contoured shaped kitchen islands as opposed to your traditional square or rectangular island.   She likes edgy, maybe European flares.  A work area, library or sun room is desirable.   This … (0 comments)

prescott: KIDS ARE NOT THE ENEMY - ARE THEY? - 04/03/12 07:22 AM
WAYS TO GET THE KIDS ON YOUR SIDE WHEN BUYING A HOUSE
Engaging the children in the home-purchase process should be an important part of any real estate sales strategy.  It should not be underestimated the buying influence of a younger member of the family.  Get the kids on your side and they will be a welcomed assistant when getting the parents to commit.  It is good if the kids like you and trust you.   Ask the kids how they would decorate their room or does the pool look fun.  Why not?  They have to live there too. 
Here are … (0 comments)

prescott: WHAT DOES YOUR HOUSE SMELL LIKE? YIKES! - 03/29/12 05:55 AM
 
Research shows that the smell of a home can affect the person’s mood as well as create an impression of a home when it is being shown by prospective buyer.
 
A light floral fragrance can put people in a more pleasant mood.  A citrus scent such as lemon can have an energizing effect.  Vanilla is one scent that is universal and people around the globe find it comforting and relaxing.
 
When adding smells to your home it can be enjoyable but it could also be viewed as an attempt to cover up a bad odor.  However; if you … (3 comments)

prescott: RETIRE TO ARIZONA? - 03/16/12 08:02 AM
Looking to buy a property and RETIRE IN PRESCOTT, ARIZONA?  There is a vast variety of properties from site built homes, town homes, condo, or even vacant land to build your very own dream home. We can assist you with Prescott, Prescott Valley, Chino Valley and all the surrounding areas.  RETIRING IN PRESCOTT, ARIZONA is a great way to spend the rest of your life relaxing and enjoying all that Prescott, Prescott Valley and surrounding areas has to offer.   You can enjoy Tim’s Toyota Center in Prescott Valley and all the events that it offers.   Downtown Prescott is filled with history … (0 comments)

prescott: WHAT’S ON YOUR ROOF? - 03/14/12 08:33 AM
The overall look of your home including the roofs pitch and shape is important.  What is just as important is what is ON your roof.  Roofing materials can attribute to your homes character but it can also dictate how long your roof will last.  When purchasing a home it is important to have the roof checked by a professional roofing company.  They will be able to help you with condition, how long the roof will last, what materials are best for your home and of course the cost of repair or replacement if needed.
Let’s take a look at some roofing … (0 comments)

prescott: SAFETY FIRST - IT JUST MIGHT SAVE YOUR LIFE! - 03/02/12 03:15 AM
 
As Realtors, we are placed in situations that could end up being harmful.  About 42% of female and about 18% male professionals have been in situations that make them feel uncomfortable.    Showing vacant properties and holding open houses are upon the top concerns among real estate professionals.
 
Here are some ways to take proactive steps to make safety a priority:
 
SPEAK UP!  If you have been involved in an incident that was scary, report it.  You can contact the local authorities or even your Realtor Association so they can post warnings to other agents.  Most likely, you have … (3 comments)

prescott: SHOWING TIPS FOR THE SELLERS... - 02/28/12 06:03 AM
Upon listing a home for sale some agent take for granted that the Sellers know what to do when it comes to getting the home ready for showings.  Here are some helpful tips on staging the home for showings:
1)       LIGHTEN THINGS UP!  Open the shades and drapes, let the natural light in.  This could have a great reflection to the Buyer that if the home is light without using electricity, they will save money.  It makes the home appear more cheery and not depressing as if it was dark in the home.
2)      CHECK OUT THE COMPETITION!  Who doesn’t love … (0 comments)

prescott: DO YOU WANT TO DO BUSINESS WITH US? - 02/24/12 03:36 AM
Here is why....
 
There was a poll done in 2009 showing what professional qualities that make customers want to do business with you again and again.
 
Here is what most of them had to say:
 
1)       YOU REPRESENT THEIR BEST INTEREST!  When your clients are pinned against a situation where other parties in the transaction are difficult to deal with, people want to know you have their best interest in mind.  They want someone who will go to bat for them when necessary. 
 
2)      LOVE YOUR JOB?  SHOW IT!   Presenting yourself as if you love what … (2 comments)

prescott: WHAT IS THE COLOR OF THE YEAR? - 02/07/12 04:10 AM
It’s bold, bright–and orange. Tangerine Tango is this year’s color of the year, according to the Pantone Color Institute. The reddish orange color takes the place as this year’s hot hue replacing last year’s reddish pink Honeysuckle.
Need an extra energy boost or an attention-getter in a room? Then Tangerine Tango is your pick, according to Pantone.
Yet, “sophisticated but at the same time dramatic and seductive, Tangerine Tango is an orange with a lot of depth to it,” Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute, said in a statement. “Reminiscent of the radiant shadings of a sunset, Tangerine … (0 comments)

prescott: DECORATE SAFELY FOR THE HOLIDAYS! - 12/15/11 04:08 AM
 
We are pleased to bring you this information.  We encourage you to follow our blogs for helpful information.  When you are buying or selling real estate, our expertise will make your home buying experience enjoyable.  Call The Cody Anne Team today!  Cody Anne 928-848-1188 or Micheal Yarnes 928-533-6859.  Check out our websites www.codyanne.com or www.SearchPrescottRealEstate.com .
 
 

 
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prescott: ARE THE KIDS ON YOUR SIDE? - 12/12/11 08:05 AM
Engaging the children in the home-purchase process should be an important part of any real estate sales strategy.  It should not be underestimated the buying influence of a younger member of the family.  Get the kids on your side and they will be a welcomed assistant when getting the parents to commit.  It is good if the kids like you and trust you.   Ask the kids how they would decorate their room or does the pool look fun.  Why not?  They have to live there too. 
Here are some tips for working with children of buyers and sellers and ensuring … (0 comments)

 
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