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By Jan Green, HomeSmart Elite Group, REALTOR®, EcoBroker, GREEN
(Value Added Service, 602-620-2699)
Living in dusty Phoenix, I've heard rumors that dust has an effect on solar panel power production.   It stands to reason that a layer of dust might diminish the sun's rays from being absorbed completely by the panels.   So the big question is, do solar panels work when they get dirty?  Panels can collect more than just dust.  Birds might find a spot to perch above an array, adding a layer of "you know what."  That layer of "you know what" can accumulate and reduce a panel's production.   Between that and dust, efficiency can be impacted.  But how much of a reduction in power?     Now that apps have been created that show the power generation for each panel at the push of a button, it can be easier to track.  Power production can be tracked for a daily or monthly average.  Comparing tha...
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By Liz Miller, Just Call Liz
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
If you wandered anywhere near the London Bridge after dark these past couple of weeks, you may have noticed that things appear a bit brighter. That's right, folks. It is that time of year again! The Lake Havasu Festival of Lights illuminates the night skies. But there are many other activities going on to help get you into the holiday spirit as well this month.What: Lake Havasu Festival of Lights 2021 Where: English Village and London Bridge When: Now through January 9th, from dusk until 10 pm nightly Admission: FREELake Havasu Festival of Lights 2021Starting at dusk, the English Village and the London Bridge light up with over half a million twinkling lights. Check them out when you visit the English Village to do your Christmas shopping. For a unique perspective, take your boat throug...
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By Jane & Jeff Daley, PhD, Scottsdale Real Estate Arizona
(Luxury Valley Homes Scottsdale)
Struggling To Find a Home To Buy? New Construction May Be an Option. There’s no question that the financial benefits of selling a house are outstanding today. Now is truly a great time to list if you’re ready to make a change. But if you do sell your house right now, you may be wondering where you’ll go when you move. With so few homes available to buy right now, you might be considering building a new home as one of your options. But you may be unsure if that’s the way to go. Let’s compare the benefits of a newly built home versus moving into an existing one, and why working with a real estate agent throughout the process is mission-critical to your success no matter what you decide. The Pros of Newly Built Homes First, let’s look at the benefits of purchasing a newly constructed home....
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By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Vacasa)
👩‍Photo from Trish - Water Truck  ☀️For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs📞Call Brian at 480-773-2370🙋‍♂Text Brian at 480-773-2370📨Email Brian at brian@bke12.comI miss Trish's photos of the Arizona landscape, but she is still photographing wonderful things from her home in Ohio.  I hope that you will enjoy them too!  For those of you that haven't followed my blog over the years, Trish used to be my photographer for listings but has been retired for quite a while.  Her prowess with photography will never be retired though!!! ☀️For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs📞Call Brian at 480-773-2370🙋‍♂Text Brian at 480-773-2370📨Email Brian at brian@bke12.com 
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By Shanna Day Team Leader AZ & UT - Call 480-415-7616, Top 0.33 of 1% of 79,000 AZ Realtors
(Keller Williams Realty EV (AZ) & Keller Williams SLC (UT))
Santa Paws Is Coming To Countryside Dog Park! 🎄Dress your doggo in their Christmas best and stop by the Dog Park this Saturday December 11 from 9am - 11am to receive a free holiday photo taken with your pup(s) with Santa and Mrs. Clause 🎅🧑‍🎄 Also there free hot chocolate and donuts! You’ll have a blast! Hosted by our very own Rachell Walk. Contact her directly with any questions at 480.406.7308 Hope to see you and your pups there in your festive holiday wear! 🐶    Click here to view all of the Shanna Day Team Featured Listings FUTURE QUESTIONS If you have any topics or questions you would like answered, contact The Shanna Day Dream Home Team - we’ll find the answers for you!   Shanna Day Dream Home Team Keller Williams Realty East Valley 480-415-7616 info@shannaday.com ShannaDayTeam.com...
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By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Vacasa)
📢Investment Property Maximized with Vacasa 12-8-21  ☀️For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs📞Call Brian at 480-773-2370🙋‍♂Text Brian at 480-773-2370📨Email Brian at brian@bke12.comThe picture above shows a condo community in Mesa, AZ where a 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom unit can generate $30-40K annually as a short-term rental, and be purchased for under $300K.  The beauty of investing in a short-term rental is that you can use it yourself and allow it to pay for itself when you aren't using it.  If this is something that might interest you, please contact me to find out more and we can start shopping for a great investment property for you! ☀️For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs📞Call Brian at 480-773-2370🙋‍♂Text Brian at 480-773-2370📨Email Brian at brian@bke12.com
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By David Alan Baker | Laveen & South Phoenix Realtor, Your local Expert
(Keller Williams Realty Phoenix)
Ranchos en Sur Phoenix | Diciembre 2021   ¿Por qué vivir en Sur Phoenix Arizona?Sur Phoenix Az es una comunidad moderna pero se encuentra con un estilo de vida rural.  Sur Phoenix es una de las opciones perfectas que hay en el área metropolitana de Phoenix para vivir. Ofrece una variedad de diferentes casas de estilo incluida la propiedad del caballo , santa fe, barrios privados , casas de diseño sobre lotes de acre, y todos con excelentes vistas a la montaña .  Tambien Sur Phoenix ofrece un ambiente muy rural, todas las comodidades modernas están muy cerca , con fácil acceso a tiendas de abarrotes , farmacias, acceso de alta manera y centros comerciales de la zona. Los entusiastas al aire libre también pueden disfrutar de las 16.000 hectáreas  en South Mountain Aqui se ofrece un poco d...
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By David Alan Baker | Laveen & South Phoenix Realtor, Your local Expert
(Keller Williams Realty Phoenix)
Casas de Lujo en Phoenix Arizona Deciembre 2021 Definicion de casas de lujo en Phoenix ArizonaPara este articulo vamos a asumir que casas de lujo son todas las casas de $1,000,000 o mas.  Phoenix ofrece muchas casas que proporcionan elementos de lujo en las casas, pero para este articulo necesitamos un limite de donde empiezan las casas de lujo.  Este articulo incluiera todas las propiedas de mas de un millon, condominios, townhomes, ranchitos y casas que sean listados en la area de Phoenix.Hay varias areas en la area de Phoenix que ofrecen casas de lujo, de mas de un millon.  Siendo asi, este articulo incluira tambien no solo Phoenix pero tambien area alrededor tales come: Scottsdale, Ahwatukee, Cave Creek, Paradise Valley, Mesa, Gilbert , o otros lugares cerca de Phoenix Arizona que o...
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By Heather Tawes Nelson, Associate Broker, ABR, CLHMS, CRS - Scottsdale, AZ
(Live Better in Arizona )
- November 2021 Scottsdale Homes for Sale and Home Sales - Home sales rebounded in November, up 12.5% over October. And while UCB contracts fell, pending sales were up slightly. SCOTTSDALE HOME SALES ACTIVITY – NOVEMBER 2021 Every month, we track the four sales metrics below: - Single-family homes for sale - Orange Line - How many homes were on the market at the end of the month. - Under contract, but accepting backup offers (UCB) - Gray Line - How many homes were in UCB status at the end of the month.*- Pending home sales - Yellow Line - How many homes were pending at the end of the month.*- Home Sales - Blue Line - How many homes sold over the course of the month. NOVEMBER 2021 RESULTS Scottsdale Homes for Sale: Inventory fell by over 15% between October and November. This is bad news...
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By Jeff Masich-Scottsdale AZ Associate Broker,MBA,GRI, Arizona Homes and Land Group/ Buy or Sell
(HomeSmart Real Estate)
December 7, 1941, "A Day That Will Live In Infamy", 80 years ago....today on a quiet Sunday. Arizona and Pearl Harbor, Hawaii are connected in a way other than sunshine, tourists and beautiful landscapes, especially on this December 7, 2021. Do you know why? Click Box for CBS News report on the USS Arizona memorial at the University of Arizona in Tucson USS Arizona Before the Sneak Attack by Japan                                            USS Arizona leaving New York City harbor With the 80th anniversary this year 2021 of  the Pearl Harbor, Hawaii attack on December 7, 1941, as Franklin Delanor Roosevelt (FDR) said, "A Day that will live in infamy" marking the Empire of Japan's sudden and deliberate attack of the United States causing our country's entrance into World War II, we rememb...
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By PR Partners, Arizona Luxury Realtors, Luxury Homes & Properties
(Launch Real Estate)
Real Estate Market Update for the Grayhawk luxury community in North Scottsdale, Arizona 85255. Subscribe to our Weekly Market Update to receivenon-published featured community updates.     Grayhawk in North Scottsdale, ArizonaDecember 6, 2021 Weekly Update Active listings increased to 6 homes. Average sale price per square foot increased to $377.34/SqFt. Average sale price as % of list price decreased to 100.51%. Average sale price increased to $1,109,440. Highest priced home sold in past 6 months was for $3,500,000. Number of homes sold in past 6 months decreased to 60. Average Sales PriceMay 2013 - Present by Week Average Sales Price/SqFtMay 2013 - Present by Week 85255 October 2021 vs October 2020 Monthly Update Active listings decreased 54.02%. Months supply decreased 35.29%. Aver...
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By PR Partners, Arizona Luxury Realtors, Luxury Homes & Properties
(Launch Real Estate)
Real Estate Market Update for the Desert Highlands luxury home community in North Scottsdale, Arizona 85255. Subscribe to our Weekly Market Update to receivenon-published featured community updates.     Desert Highlands in North Scottsdale, ArizonaDecember 6, 2021 Weekly Update Active listings decreased to 4 homes. Average sale price per square foot increased to $514.63/SqFt. Average sale price as % of list price increased to 98.74%. Average sale price increased to $2,448,947. Highest priced home sold in past 6 months was for $4,200,000. Number of homes sold in past 6 months increased to 19. Average Sales PriceMay 2013 - Present by Week Average Sales Price/SqFtMay 2013 - Present by Week 85255 October 2021 vs October 2020 Monthly Update Active listings decreased 54.02%. Months supply de...
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By PR Partners, Arizona Luxury Realtors, Luxury Homes & Properties
(Launch Real Estate)
North Scottsdale Real Estate Market Update for all listed homes in zip codes 85254, 85255, 85258, 85259, 85260, 85262 and 85266. Subscribe to our Weekly Market Update to receivenon-published featured community updates.     North Scottsdale, ArizonaDecember 6, 2021 Weekly Update Active listings decreased to 611 homes. Average sale price per square foot increased to $382.69/SqFt. Average sale price as % of list price decreased to 98.98%. Average sale price increased to $1,248,498. Highest priced home sold in past 6 months was for $21,500,000. Number of homes sold in past 6 months decreased to 2,290. Average Sales PriceMay 2013 - Present by Week Average Sales Price/SqFtMay 2013 - Present by Week October 2021 vs October 2020 Monthly Update Active listings decreased 39.55%. Months supply de...
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By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Vacasa)
💥How to Respond to a Bad Review  ☀️For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs📞Call Brian at 480-773-2370🙋‍♂Text Brian at 480-773-2370📨Email Brian at brian@bke12.com You know the feeling. That sucker punch sensation when one of your vacation rental guests leaves you a negative review online. Whether it’s a fair assessment or not, it’s disheartening. Want to know how the pros tackle bad reviews online? We chatted with Adrienne Digles, who manages the 29-person reputation management team at Vacasa. Her team audits and responds to reviews across the web, including on Airbnb, Vrbo, Yelp, Facebook, and Instagram—not to mention our own platform, Vacasa.com. During peak seasons (typically summer and the holidays), the number of reviews can range from 50,000 to 70,000 per month.   For her ...
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By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Vacasa)
🧳Vacasa Vacation of the Week - Bella Vista  ☀️For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs📞Call Brian at 480-773-2370🙋‍♂Text Brian at 480-773-2370📨Email Brian at brian@bke12.com Dog-Friendly Home with Private Pool, Lovely Back Terrace, Central AC & WiFi You'll feel relaxed and at ease the moment you arrive at this three-bedroom home in the Rancho del Mar neighborhood of Mesa, where you'll have your own private swimming pool, an expansive backyard terrace, and easy access to spring training baseball, world-class golf, and the entire Valley of the Sun. As you step inside, you'll be greeted by central air conditioning, a living room with dual sofas and a flatscreen TV, and a quiet office where you can close the door and catch up on emails using the free WiFi. A second living area await...
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By Jeff Masich-Scottsdale AZ Associate Broker,MBA,GRI, Arizona Homes and Land Group/ Buy or Sell
(HomeSmart Real Estate)
Have you thought of living in one of the  best places in the US for you and your family? Think Scottsdale Arizona right here in the Phoenix metro suburbs. The Wallet Hub survey is out and Gilbert Arizona (#7) and Scottsdale Arizona (#9) were both in the Top 10 in best cities in the United States to raise a family. Scottsdale Arizona Single Family Homes For Sale on the MLSHere are the always up to date Scottsdale Homes For Sale on the MLS, click for a FULL PAGE View or to create your own Arizona FREE MLS SEARCH PORTAL.  Scottsdale Police and Fire Headquarters on Indian School Road Best Places to Raise a Family Per Wallet Hub, "Families move often and for various reasons. In fact, the average American can expect to move an estimated 11.4 times during his or her lifetime. Moving can be a s...
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By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Vacasa)
🥗Housing and Shelter  ☀️For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs📞Call Brian at 480-773-2370🙋‍♂Text Brian at 480-773-2370📨Email Brian at brian@bke12.comInspired by posts that I see from others, I wanted to begin a weekly series for resources for people in need that are in the East Valley.  I think continuing to research for this weekly series will also help me to discover what is really out there for those in need. Homelessness is an epidemic that is reaching communities all across Arizona. Rising living costs, unaffordable housing, and unemployment are putting countless households over the brink. Countless families and individuals are sleeping on the streets, or in their car, right now. To help, A New Leaf offers compassionate programs that directly address these heartbreaking c...
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By Surprise Arizona Realtor Brandon Coulston, Surprise AZ Real Estate & The Phoenix West Valley
(Paramount Valley Realty - HomeSmart)
Bedrooms - 2Bathrooms - 2Living SQFT - 1,254Year Built - 1996Turnkey furnished home with pride of ownership. This home offers large living room, split bedroom floor plan, 2 full bathrooms and a larger eat-in kitchen. Enjoy your evenings in the fully screened in sun room, or relax on your private backyard patio featuring a epoxy finish. This home comes furnished making it perfect for a seasonal home or investment property. Yamaha golf cart included with property.**********************************************************************************************************Brandon CoulstonHomeSmart Surprise ArizonaParamount Valley Realty Surprise AZDirect: 480.865.8500Email: brandoncoulston@gmail.comHomeSmart Arizona Homes for SaleSun City Homes For SaleSun City West Homes For SaleSun City Gran...
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By Jeff Masich-Scottsdale AZ Associate Broker,MBA,GRI, Arizona Homes and Land Group/ Buy or Sell
(HomeSmart Real Estate)
McCormick Ranch and McCormick Stillman Railroad Park are busy this December 2021. A great place to live and also to visit.McCormick Ranch Beckons! Here are the December 2021 and always current Marvelous McCormick Ranch homes for sale in Scottsdale Arizona on the MLS. What is there not to like about living in Scottsdale Arizona and McCormick Ranch? How about this photo (The McCormick Ranch Stillman Railroad Park)...Nice!McCormick Ranch was the first multi builder planned community built in the United States with amenities such as parks, golf courses, bike trails, underground power lines, lakes, resort hotels, excellent schools and more.McCormick Ranch was one of the first multi builder Property Owner Association (POA) communities built in the US with lakes, bike paths, parks, retail and ...
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By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Vacasa)
💥Vacasa Employee Spotlight - Teasha Smith  ☀️For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs📞Call Brian at 480-773-2370🙋‍♂Text Brian at 480-773-2370📨Email Brian at brian@bke12.com Meet Teasha Smith, from our Greater Seattle region! Teasha said her goal was to become a General Manager, and we're so happy to share her story following her promotion to General Manager of the Greater Seattle Area. Make your talents matter. From data science to housekeeping and finance to field ops, we’re shaping the new vacation rental experience. It all starts with you. If you or someone you know is looking for new growth and/or a career opportunity, check out our current openings and if you apply, let them know that I referred you.  Join Us I specialize in the East Valley of the Phoenix Metro area - Gilbe...
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