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The year 2021 will be remembered as a frenzied housing market with low inventory, quick sales, and rising prices.   Many markets across the country are experiencing rising inventory and a change in market conditions.  Arizona is unique in that job growth and migration are contributing to demand a...
Have you ever wondered how streets and neighborhoods, even towns got their names?  I've thought about that for years.   Developers and builders might name streets and neighborhoods after loved ones, a point in history, or some other reference.  Streets might be a continuous grid with names contin...
We all have marketing ideas, thoughts and creations.  There are tried and true methods.  But there are always those that don't seem to work, no matter what we do.     I can think of two marketing campaigns that aren't producing results, that I know of anyway.   My perception may not be reality.  ...
Anytime you buy a home and obtain a mortgage, your lender will require an appraisal.  Appraisals serve several purposes.   An appraisal will: Verify information about the home Make sure a home is safe to occupy Provide an independent, unbiased opinion of value. A mortgage company will not loan mo...
Originally, I thought to name this post - "Baby it's Cold Outside" but figured I better be PC!  So what kind of Blanket is in your home? What do I mean by blanket?  Insulation of course!   Our ancestors were pretty smart when it came to creating structures to keep the heat and cold out of their d...
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 ca...
Being a member of ActiveRain  has been so rewarding.  The site is filled with so many wonderful people who are real estate agents, REALTORS®,  affiliates and other professions in the industry.  Not just wonderful, but great people.  We are from across the country in every state - and every climat...
Every once in a while, we have an opportunity to make a difference in someone’s life.  We don’t know when that will happen or who will cross our paths at that moment in time.  When that particular time occurs, we need to stop and be still. Recognize that this is a time we need to be fully aware. ...
Shop local Saturday happens once a  year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Of course it's always good to shop local as it keeps tax dollars, good and services in your community and helps local vendors stay in business.   But why not making it "Shop Local Every Day?"  After all, we could all get...
Visiting my daughters about six times a year means travel.  None of them live in Arizona so visiting includes lots of planning and airline flights.   On my  plane rides, it’s typical for me to bring a variety of reading materials.    On a recent trip I brought a book that has been in the drawer o...

Jan Green - Scottsdale, AZ

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