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Anna "Banana" Kruchten is here to help you navigate buying or selling a home in the Phoenix Metro Area. My blog is updated almost daily so be sure to FOLLOW ME and keep in the know of what's going on in the Phoenix Real Estate Market. On my blog you'll find tons of good Real Estate Information, Local Area Events, Market Statistics, Neighborhood Information, School Updates, Local Charity Events, Upcoming Workshops, Information about Local Business Partners and occasionally posts just for fun!
3 Tips for Lazy Prospectors   Did you know that there are some real estate professionals that hate prospecting or just never seem to get around to prospecting?  Yes it's true!  Every month while teaching CE courses I purposely bring up the subject of prospecting to see who's doing what an...
The Importance of Using Electronic Lockboxes on Your Phoenix Home   Years ago the standard operating system to get into homes on the market was a simple key. Agents were handed the key and it lasted for years without changing it out or updating it regularly. There were many issues with those simp...
Making a Difference One Tiny Light at a Time   Many years ago I learned the value of being of service from my parents. I watched them for years help out many people in our community in many ways. One that sticks out in my mind the most as a young child was a very poor family that lived in a very ...
Phoenix Market Report June 2014 - Key Indicator - Days on Market Average Cumulative Days on the Market is a key indicator regarding the movement of the Real Estate market at any particular time.  It allows professionals in the Real Estate business to determine when the market is hot and when it i...
Metro Phoenix Market Report - Average Sale Price June 2014 The Monthly Average Sales Price per Square Foot is one of the foremost respected Real Estate indicators with regard to determining not only the ongoing and ever-increasing prices of homes in the Valley of the Sun, but also helps Real Esta...
Final Walk Through - Are the Sellers Normally Present?   In Maricopa County Arizona (Phoenix Metro Area) we typically have a final walk through before every property closing.  In years past it was common for sellers and buyers to meet at the  final walk through, but that doesn't happen often ...
My Client Called Just to say Hi -  ActiveRain Business at it's finest   This may not sound like a business-type of post but it is!  Several years ago I was referred to a gentleman originally from Europe from a fellow ActiveRainer. He wanted to buy an investment property here in Phoenix. Over ...
Relaxing Sunday in Phoenix       Now  I wish I could say I'm relaxing in the pool today like this little cutie!  But alas that's not the case as I've got 2 sets of clients in from out of town wanting to buy homes so I'm off to show homes.  And I'm looking forward to it as they...
Talk about Awkward - Boom on my Butt   A few years back I had some investors in town looking to purchase homes. They were really nice folks, easy to talk with, knew exactly what they were looking for and a lot of fun to boot.  All was going well on the first day, very well. I had lined up a bunch...
3 strikes and you're out - yesterday. Today 3 home runs!   #1 Yesterday I wrote about a situation that popped up at the 11:59 closing hour. The feds held up a closing because supposedly the buyer was on a terrorist watch list. What a bunch of bunk. The man is 78 years old and had lived in the...

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