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5 Tips For Finishing Your Basement

 June 6, 2019 Holly Waxman More people are choosing to stay in their existing home, expanding into unused space rather than going through the trouble of selling and buying

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FSBO Are You REALLY Ready To Sell Your Home Yourself

 May 30, 2019 Holly Waxman Everybody likes the idea of a little DIY. Whether that means unclogging your own sink drain or putting in a few shelves in your pantry, there’s a lot of

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Raising The Roof Can You Lay New Shingles Over Old

 May 16, 2019 Holly Waxman A house is more than just four walls and a roof (it has way more than four walls, for starters), but when your roof springs a leak, shingles start to

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Water Filters And You

 April 25, 2019 Holly Waxman There’s something you should know about your water: it’s not as clean as you might think. In fact, depending on where it comes from, you

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Appealing Your Property Taxes A Primer

 April 1, 2019 Holly Waxman Spring is here and that means it’s time to… well, it’s time to appeal your property taxes. Not everyone needs to do this, obviously, but there

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What Is A Homeowners Association

 March 28, 2019 Holly Waxman For everyone out there looking at homes right now, there are three little letters that could make or break your purchase decision. They are ,” “

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Smart Homes Need Smart Protection Getting To Know Smart Cameras

 March 26, 2019 Holly Waxman Things seem to be getting smarter and smarter these days. From smartphones to smart pressure cookers, anything that can be built with a brain or an

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Whats New In High End Garages

 March 14, 2019 Holly Waxman Your garage is a big deal. Even if you totally ignore that your garage doors themselves can take up a significant portion of your home’s street

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5 Reasons To Try A Ductless MiniSplit Air Conditioning System

 March 18, 2019 Holly Waxman It’s almost spring in much of North America, which means it’s time once again to tune up your air conditioner or send it to the big home

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Welcoming Your Plants Back After A Long Winter

 March 4, 2019 Holly Waxman If you’re a gardener, or at least want to be one, there’s no time as amazing as early spring. This is when your plants are starting to wake from

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3 Ways To Make Your Attic Reno Unique

 February 11, 2019 Holly Waxman The word “attic” conjures up images of dark, dusty relic storerooms that just happen to be hidden in plain sight. For plenty of homeowners,

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Have You Made Any Of These 5 Credit Mistakes As A Homebuyer

 February 4, 2019 Holly Waxman You’ve been renting for a while now and it feels like the timing is right to make the leap to homeownership. After all, your friends are all

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Going HeadToHead Robot Vacuums Versus Traditional Vacuums

January 24, 2019 Holly Waxman One of the best parts about living in the future is that we’ve got some of the coolest technology available to help with almost any household task. Forget

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What Is Mortgage Insurance

 January 7, 2019 Holly WaxmanIf you currently have a mortgage or are looking at taking one out, you’ve probably come across a concept so notorious, so vile, that it can cause blood

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Change Your World With Smart Plugs And Switches

 December 27, 2018 Holly Waxman If you’ve been paying any attention at all to the world of smart homes and home automation, then the fact that smart switches and smart lights

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Seven Things To Consider When Buying New Windows

 December 20, 2018 Holly WaxmanThe first few years of owning your home mean discovering lots of things about it. Every house is different and some almost seem like they have a personality

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Your Need To Know Guide To Buying A New Home

 December 13, 2018 Holly Waxman If you’ve been following along, you know that last time around we covered a lot of the important things you should be thinking about when

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7 Items To Check Before The Big Freeze

Holly Waxman West USA/Holly Waxman Homes Send Email Visit WebsiteLicense: SA536338000 Join HomeKeepr November 29, 2018 Holly Waxman Along with the provocative spending and lavish

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What Should I Look For In A Smart Security Camera

 November 19, 2018 Holly Waxman Once upon a time having a security system or even just some video cameras meant that you either lived in a dodgy neighborhood or you had

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5 Worst Returns On Your Home Renovation Dollars

 November 15, 2018 Holly Waxman Holly WaxmanWest USA/Holly Waxman Homes Send Email Visit WebsiteLicense: SA536338000Join HomeKeeprThere are a whole boatload of articles

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3 Simple Secrets To Keep Your Home Warm For The Winter

3 Simple Secrets to Keep Your Home Warm for the Winter Holly Waxman West USA/Holly Waxman Homes Send Email Visit Website License: SA536338000 Join HomeKeepr ;

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7 MustKnow Smoke Detector Facts

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Getting To Know FHA Mortgage Financing

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5 Things To Keep In Mind When Buying A Vacation Home

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3 Points To Ponder Before Starting Your Kitchen Remodel

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Do You Need A Public Adjuster For Your Insurance Claim

Do You Need a Public Adjuster for Your Insurance Claim?Holly WaxmanWest USA/Holly Waxman Homes (602) 388-0319 Send EmailVisit Website SA536338000 "Clients ask me for

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Finding And Fixing Leaks In Your Home

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Which Paintbrush Is Right For My Project

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5 Tips For Choosing A Home Inspector

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5 Tips For Choosing The Right Pressure Washer

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Save Money And The Environment One LED Bulb At A Time

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Does Your School District Affect Your Homes Value

Does Your School District Affect Your Home’s Value?SharesSharesSharesSharesSharesHome values are determined through a complicated series of calculations roughly based on the cost of actual

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12 Point Pool Maintenance Checklist

When the sun is high in the sky and the wind feels like a blow dryer on your face, there’s nothing like the blessed cool blue of your private pool. If you’ve only just recently become a

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Is A Home Warranty For You

Whether you’ve recently purchased a home or are considering renewing the home warranty that came with your home, chances are good that you’ve got questions. Big ones. You’ve probably heard a

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Should You Jump Into The Current Real Estate Market

Deciding you’re ready to buy a house is a big moment in your life, whether it’s a first time purchase or you’re snatching up yet another investment property. The home buying process is fraught

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5 Secrets To Success With Your First Rental

You’ve been a homeowner for a while now and overall, everything’s gone pretty well. Your home is a comforting, safe place that has given more than it has taken — you’re pretty happy with how

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Independence Week

If you know us, you know that we support Local First Arizona. And, we support Independence Week.You can save 20% at your favorite local businesses during Independents Week, June 30 – July 8

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Garage Door Care What Goes Up Should Come Down

You pull into and out of your garage hundreds of time a year, ever expecting your door to reliably open and close at your whim. Going up and down so much can be pretty taxing, which is why after

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6 Tips for Better Concrete Painting Holly Waxman  SA536338000 West USA/Holly Waxman

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Costs Needed At Closing

How Much You'll Need to Get into Your Next Home Knowing how much cash you will need to get into your next home is important. And while it’s not directly linked to setting your selling,

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Native Plants In The Low Care Landscape

Every morning when you look out of the window of your breakfast nook into your front yard, you’re met with the same green carpet, devoid of anything remotely interesting or different. It’s not

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2018 ARIZONA RESTAURANT WEEK

Best time to be in Arizona!!!!Only two times a year! SPRING: MAY 18-27FALL: SEPTEMBER 21-30This statewide affair offers foodies a wealth of dining opportunities and the chance to get

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Fab Finds To Bring The Indoors Outdoors

Desert Themed Serving SetTurn your porch into a fun outdoor dining space with these pretty melamine dishes that feature trendy cactus artwork. Drinks All AroundAccommodate your iced tea and

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How To Make A Coffee Table From An Old Door

UpcyclingWe turned an old six-pane, wood door into a one-of-kind, two tiered coffee table. This is great project for an intermediate woodworker. The total cost was about $150. UniqueOne of

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No Matter Where You Live In AZ Beautiful Weather Always Something To Do

AZ Eco Fashion Week Thu. 04/26 - Sat. 04/28, times vary FABRiC,Tempe Join a community of experts, designers, and students for a week of education, engagement and entertainment exploringeco

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THIS WEEKEND EVENTS GALORE ENJOY

Events The Color Purple: National Tour Thu. 04/19 - Sun. 0/22, times vary ASU Gammage, Tempe "The Color Purple" is an inspiring family saga that tells the unforgettable story of a woman, who,

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8 Things Pets Secretly Hate About Your Home

We're crazy about our pets, but have you ever asked yourself what your house looks like from your dog or cat’s perspective? If not, it’s time to put yourself in your pet’s paws.According to

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Maricopa County Is No 1 What A Place To Live Read The Article At AZ Central

The county home to most of metro Phoenix led the nation for drawing the most new residents last year. A look at the numbers, and how Maricopa County

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Curb Appeal 4 Fixes For A Lush Lawn In AZ

The colder months are notoriously hard on foliage -- and subsequently, curb appeal. Fortunately, spring is just around the corner, and that means now is the perfect time to prep your lawn for its

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Daylight Savings Time But Not For Arizona

It’s another morning like any other until you realize you are an hour “behind”. No, you didn’t wake up late, but likely forgot that today is when we adjust for Daylight Savings Time. Before

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Living In Arizona Tidbits

For the past 50 years, retirees have been flocking to Arizona retirement communities and more than 13.3 million people visit every year. The ever-increasing population of older adults retiring to

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Valentines Day 2018 In Phoenix

Romance and Fun With Your Valentine in the Valley of the SunValentine's Day is for girlfriends and boyfriends, spouses, partners, friends, families, first dates, 50th anniversaries, and just

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Transferring A Mortgage After A Death Of A Parent

Question: In a recent column it was written about a mother being able to transfer her Sun City home to her daughter either by beneficiary deed or by a small probate affidavit. If there

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Arizona Real Estate Quick Tip

WHICH WAY IS THE REAL ESTATE MARKET GOING?DON’T SLEEP ON YOUR DECISION TOO LONG! Home prices are on the rise! Not only are they on their way back up, but these increases are happening monthly

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Tips For Saving And Buying Smarter

Tips for saving and buying smarterIf you're interested in trying this smart saving method, here are a few tips: •Figure out what your monthly payment will be. Online calculators make it easy

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Questions To Ask Before Buying Your 1st Home

The real estate market is constantly changing, so of course DO YOUR RESEARCH! DO NOT jump the gun on this one! Unbiased advice from family and peers may be kind, but you are the only one who

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Use Plants To Showcase A Healthier Home

The average American spends about 90 percent of their time indoors. Yet, indoor air quality is about five to 10 times worse than outdoor air quality.Certain plants, however, can actually improve

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7 Tips For Selling Your Home And Moving With Pets

For many people, pets are an integral part of the family and a major consideration in important life changes. However, when selling your home and moving to a new one, they can add to the chaos.

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Add An Additional Bathroom

Over the past few decades, the kitchen was the average homebuyer’s focal point when choosing a home. In 2011 bathrooms became more important to buyers than kitchens. That said, an additional

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WHY USING A REALTOR IS THE SMARTEST WAY TO GO

REALTORS®aren’t just agents. They’re professional members of the National Association of REALTORS®and subscribe to its strict code of ethics. This is the REALTOR®difference for home buyers

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So What Kinds Of Home Preferences Do Pets Have

More homeowners are putting an emphasis ontheir pets’ priorities when home shopping, according to recent surveys. For example, a third of recent home buyers ages 18 to 36 say their decision to

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Getting Ready For The Holidays

5 Steps on How to Declutter Your House for SaleIf you’re thinking ofmoving, you’ve probably heard the advice from real estate agents and stagers to cut down on clutter to appeal to potential

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Ace Holiday Shopping While Maintaining Budget

As November begins, the festivities and chaos of the holiday season start looming on the horizon. For most people, buying holiday gifts for friends and family is one of the tasks that contributes

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Real Estate Terms To Understand

Each industry has its own language of words, phrases, and slang that baffle outsiders. When you are buying or selling a home, particularly if you are new to the process, the mysterious language of

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Nov 4 Community Minded Event In AZ Certified Local Fall Festival NEW NAME Arizona Fall Fest

About Arizona Fall Fest: Family-friendly, free festival hosted at Hance Park in Downtown Phoenix, This celebration of Arizona features 100% all local AZ beer, wine and spirits garden, silent

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Getting Your Home Ready For Pictures

Getting your home ready to show is very important, especially when it comes to your Listing Photos.   Here is a great video with lots of helpful information. ;

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Home Warranty Or Home Insurance 101

Home insurance is usually required by your mortgage lender and protects the structure of your home against risks such as damage from severe weather and theft, secondary damages resulting from

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Biggest And Best Home Show Coming To Arizona

The Maricopa County Home Shows, Arizona's biggest and best Home Shows, is bringing their highly anticipated fall event to Scottsdale and featuring the wildly popular HGTV's Property Brothers. Shop

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Discover More SCOTTSDALE

Downtown Scottsdale Has it AllOnce known as the “West’s Most Western Town,” Scottsdale is rooted in frontier values, ranching and farming, hard work, connection to the land and rugged

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Scottsdale Boasts The Best Shopping

All the wonderful places indoors and outdoors for shopping, dining, and events.Scottsdale is a city filled with unique experiences. Scottsdale Fashion SquareGet ready for a shopping experience

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RECREATION McDowell Preserve

ENJOY NATURE WITH USExplore a living treasure and make memories you will remember for a lifetime. Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve, including the beautiful McDowell Mountains, currently

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10 Perfect Hues For Tiny Bathrooms That Arent White

Spice up your small loo with bold hues. It’s no secret that white is a classic choice for your small bathroom. But sometimes, white just feels a little “been there, done that.” For those

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Lighting And Colors

Homeowners spend lots of time choosing a sofa or paint color for their living room walls, but often forget about the importance of proper lighting. In a space where you watch TV, read books, play

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The 20 Hottest Cities For Tech Jobs Now

Job search site ZipRecruiter recently analyzed its database of more than 8 million active jobs, and ranked the 20 fastest-growing tech markets based on year-over-year data. Job growth for

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7 Reasons to Work with a REALTOR REALTORS® aren’t just agents. They’re professional members of the National Association of REALTORS® and subscribe to its strict code of ethics.

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http://click.icptrack.com/icp/relay.php…Art Events & Exhibitions to See in Phoenix this FallWednesday, August 16, 2017 by Visit Phoenix Past/Future/Present: Contemporary Brazilian Art

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What Affects Property Values

Some the features that increase property values are obvious-like a remodeled bathroom, a modern kitchen, or a sought-after neighborhood. But here are a few features and circumstances you have not

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