tucsonspirit tucson real estate: Freshen Up Your Garbage Disposal - 03/02/16 03:54 AM
The kitchen is a source of odors in the home. Some, like apple pie, are pleasing. Others, like the odor emitting from a kitchen drain, can hit you right in the gut.
To clean and freshen your drains, pour the juice from half a lemon and a handful of baking soda down the drain. Flush well with hot water. Garbage disposals are another part of the sink that can get stinky. To freshen your garbage disposal:
1. Cut a lemon in quarters
2. Run cold water down the disposal.
3. Turn on the disposal and drop in one piece of lemon.
4. Follow with a second … (1 comments)

tucsonspirit tucson real estate: Renters Are Ready To Buy, They Just Might Not Know It - 01/26/16 12:44 AM
The National Association of Realtors recently conducted a survey of renters who are 34 years of age or younger. Nearly all of those questioned say they want to own a home in the future. The NAR titled the survey Housing Opportunities and Market Experience – you read that right: HOME (points to their marketing department) – and it was designed to track topical real estate trends by asking consumers about two major topics: (1) whether or not it’s a good time to buy or sell a home, and (2) what are their expectations and experiences in the market. “Despite entering the … (2 comments)

tucsonspirit tucson real estate: Allowable Costs paid by Seller Concessions - 01/20/16 08:11 AM
Seller concession are usually either a percentage of the sales price or a flat dollar amount. These dollars can be used to pay a buyer’s closing costs (the cost for the buyer to obtain finacing) and pre-paid items up to the maximum limit allowed by the loan program. They cannot be used to pay any part of the buyers minimum cash investment for down payment. Neither can they be used to pay any items that are construed as sales inducements, such as personal property, paying off a buyer’s debts or pre-payment of any future obligations, such as mortgage payments or HOA … (2 comments)

tucsonspirit tucson real estate: 11/27/15 Rates & Mortgage Market Weekly Summary - 11/28/15 03:29 AM
Mortgage bond prices finished the week slightly lower which pushed rates a bit higher. Most of the weakness came Monday morning as traders positioned themselves ahead of the holiday break. The data was mixed. Existing home sales were weaker than expected with a reading of 5.36M versus the expected 5.45M. Third quarter gross domestic product rose 2.1% as expected. Durable goods rose 3% versus the expected 1.5% increase which was not rate friendly. PCE Core inflation was unchanged versus an expected 0.1% increase. Personal Income rose 0.4% as expected. Spending rose 0.1% versus the expected 0.3% increase. New home sales were … (1 comments)

tucsonspirit tucson real estate: Available Listings in Desirable Central Tucson Sub Broadmoor - 11/24/15 02:46 AM
Please click the link below to view 8 total properties for sale (Active) and under contract (Active Contingent and Pending) for the central Tucson established subdivision of Broadmoor. 
http://www.flexmls.com/link.html?15c11vugjcsa,12,1
The Broadmoor-Broadway Village Neighborhood is located in central Tucson and encompasses approximately one quarter of a square mile bounded on the north by Broadway, on the east by Country Club, on the west by Tucson Boulevard, and on the south by the Broadmoor subdivision boundary south of Stratford Drive.  The Arroyo Chico, an ephemeral urban stream runs through the center of the neighborhood and is a lush habitat for birds and mammals.  Our Neighborhood … (0 comments)

tucsonspirit tucson real estate: Convenient Location to U of A, Banner Medical 3/2 Only $194,999 - 11/20/15 03:16 AM
1919 E Water St, Tucson, AZ 85719 3 beds 2 baths 1,530 sqft  
New lower price, priced $10K below the Zillow.com "Zestimate". Charming 3 bedroom/2 bath, 1,530 SqFt red brick bungalow located in the heart of Central Tucson with NO HOA. Desirable N/S orientation with mountain views. Fantastic central location, walking distance to Banner Medical, UofA, restaurants & shopping. Buyers will appreciate the authentic hardwood floors, vintage character and charm of a 1950's classic bungalow with modern updates including: energy efficient double pane windows, AC, gas stove, ceiling fans (all bedrooms), split floor plan, open kitchen, low maintenance shingle roof w/gutters, updated bathrooms … (1 comments)

tucsonspirit tucson real estate: Careful with "Doggy Doors" & Taking Pictures - 07/31/15 02:36 AM

Wanted to touch on another issue that has come into play with a number of burglaries: Doggy doors. An unsecured doggy door has basically the same as a unlocked front door or window. Burglars will often access the house through the doggy door, or they will reach through the doggy door and unlock the main door. If you have a doggy door, or if you are thinking about installing one, please make sure that it is locked just like any door or window when you are not at home. If you own a property with a Doggy door that is no … (4 comments)

 
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