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Real Estate Agent - Arizona Premier Realty Homes & Land
It’s a seller’s market! That’s great news for you if you’ve been thinking about selling your home.  According to the National Association of Realtors, 41% of recent home sales spent less than 30 days on the market.  Summer time is prime time buying season as well! Other than the real estate marke...
Our current flip home is almost ready!  The new listing will be going on MLS as early as next week. This single family home is located in Peoria, AZ just southwest of  71st Avenue and Peoria.  The list price will be $149,900. Pictures will be coming soon!  (We're still cleaning up the constru...
Independence Day Music Festival Salt River Fields @ Talking Stick Resort - Activities start at 5:00 p.m. July 3rd Featuring American Idol Winner, Phillip Phillilps.  Opening acts begin performing at 5:30 p.m.   Red, White and Boom Fireworks Festival Ahwatukee Country Club - Activites start at 5:...
I recently acquired a client with a HOM, Inc. voucher about which neither I or the listing agent of the home they were interested knew anything about.   I decided to research and educate myself on the program and share the information I found with anyone else out there wondering about this progr...
    Choose A Real Estate Agent You’re Comfortable With Ask your family, friends and colleagues for referrals of realtors, but don’t stop there.  Interview the realtors and find one with whom you are comfortable and you feel will represent you with integrity. Understand That Agents Work Strictly o...
Buying a home is one of the biggest purchases you'll ever make in your life, so it's best to be prepared.  I always recommend that my buyer clients' first step towards purchasing a home is getting prequalified for a mortgage loan.  This lets them know what type of loan and how much th...
    When I see a home listed for sale “As Is,” it usually means there are some red flags to consider.  Often times, homes that are being sold “as is” will require quite a bit of updating and, more than likely, some major repairs. Whatever the case may be, the Seller is stating that they are not w...
Plantation shutters have been and continue to be very popular here in the Valley of the Sun, but how much value do they add to your home?  This is a question posed to me by buyer clients all of the time.  Plantation shutters can be costly.  Prices start at about $18/s.f. and up.  If your home ha...
OPEN HOUSE THIS SUNDAY, MARCH 30, 2014 from 1-4 PM Refreshments and a drawing for a Starbucks gift card! Listing Details   Totally Remodeled 3 Bdrm/2 Bath Family Home W/Pool For Sale in Glendale AZ 5235 N. 85th Dr., Glendale, AZ$175,000 For Sale By Owner 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 1753 square feet  ...
The question of “What is transfer value?” was recently posed to me by one of my clients.  She, like so many other anxious buyers, was excited to find the site, Realty Trac, which advertises foreclosures, bank owned homes and auction properties that are not available through the MLS system.   Wha...

Jana Haren

Jana Haren, Realtor, MSSC
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