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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!
Dog Hiking Class @ the North Mountain Visitor Center - Phoenix   Imagine bringing home a new rescue dog and looking forward to sharing the hiking trails behind your home with the new little guy/gal!  I did exactly that, only to learn quickly that our new little guy 'Barney' simply can't go along ...
November 1st and here we go again!   This time of year rolls around and it's time to sit back and relax, right? Ha! Ha!  Not only are we all thinking of the upcoming holidays  and a lot on our plates to finish up the year and make plans for 2015. Thanks to Donna Foerster we also have a unique cha...
Are you coming to the ActiveRain Halloween Ball?   Calling all fun loving ActiveRainers!  Join the monsters, goblins, witches and all other scary RAIN attendees at the ActiveRain Online Ball hosted by Kimo Stowell.  It is 'the' place to be seen and heard. Be sure to bring out your scary, silly, f...
  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...

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