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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!
  Today I just happened to run across a file with a lot of old pictures.  And of course it's Throwback Thursday so it was perfect timing to share.   I think I was 6 or 7 in this school photo.  I remember being so excited to be able to pick out a new dress and fix my hair by myself to get the pic...
Want to meet at my Ski Lodge?   This past month I've had a blast meeting up with at least 10 or so of my clients for coffee, lunch or happy hour. Since I was 'contained' in a big boot I was ordered not to walk much.   But Hey....what better time to play with clients and have some fun! And what be...
3 Networking Secrets for Real Estate Professionals   Networking didn't always come easy to me, at first.  You may find it hard to believe at a younger age I was kind of shy in big crowds.  I could get up and give speeches to a huge group but then network with them?  Not as good at that, at first....
It builds character so be thankful for it!   My Dad always used to say  anytime I was dealing with a challenge as a kid - It builds character so be thankful for it!  Well Ok Dad.....I trust I have plenty of character by now! He's on the other side now and is probably smiling and sending me good e...
Lunching With My Peeps!   Dick Greenberg from Fort Collins CO referred a lovely family to me last year looking to relocate to the Phoenix Metro Area. The family included Grandma, her daughter and son-in-law plus two very lively young boys.  The first day I met them we spent an afternoon looking a...
Suzanne Otto has written an excellent article explaining what home staging really means. And it's not about decorating!  If you're thinking of selling your Phoenix home this is a must read. Home Staging is Not DecoratingThere's still a lot of confusion about the difference between home staging an...
A special lady and her beau!   Last weekend I had the opportunity to meet with a client I've known for over 10 years.  She was referred to me by a member of a networking group I had founded several years earlier.  She had just bought a small patio home less than 6 months ago and was thrilled to n...
Going above and beyond or is it just being you?   A lot of real estate professionals truly do go above and beyond in their course of doing business.  But to many of us it doesn't feel like anything that out of the ordinary. I know many agents here locally and across the country and Canada that ar...
How to get ready for winter in Phoenix   Being 'winter' prepared in Phoenix AZ is a tough job!  Growing up in Minnesota I remember how much work it was making sure the lake home was prepared for winter. The boats and dock had to be brought in to the boat house as well as all the patio furniture a...
Are you Looking for a Winter Home in Arizona? Check out this beauty!   It's that time of year that 'snowbirds' are migrating to warmer climates and thinking about buying  a winter home in Arizona. Very soon it's going to be snowy, cold and miserable for our Northern neighbors. I know, I grew up i...

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