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Think This Is A Housing Crisis Think Again

Think This Is a Housing Crisis? Think Again.With all of the unanswered questions caused by COVID-19 and the economic slowdown we’re experiencing across the country today, many are asking if the

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Recession Yes Housing Crash No

Recession? Yes. Housing Crash? No.With over 90% of Americans now under a shelter-in-place order, many experts are warning that the American economy is heading toward a recession, if it’s not in

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HOW TECHNOLOGY IS ENABLING THE REAL ESTATE PROCESS

For Buyers,For Sellers,Housing Market UpdatesHow Technology Is Enabling the Real Estate ProcessToday’s everyday reality is pretty different than it looked just a few weeks ago. We’re learning

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Americans Are Still Optimistic About Buying

Americans Are Still Optimistic About BuyingMarch 31, 2020Cities may be putting more social distancing measures in place to control the spread of COVID-19, but physical distance is not lessening

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A Recession Does Not Equal A Housing Crisis INFOGRAPHIC

A Recession Does Not Equal a Housing Crisis [INFOGRAPHIC]Some Highlights The COVID-19 pandemic is causing an economic slowdown. The good news is, home values actually increased in 3 of the

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Are We About To See A New Wave Of Foreclosures

Are We About to See a New Wave of Foreclosures?With all of the havoc being caused by COVID-19, many are concerned we may see a new wave of foreclosures. Restaurants, airlines, hotels, and many other

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Three Reasons Why This Is Not A Housing Crisis

Three Reasons Why This Is Not a Housing CrisisIn times of uncertainty, one of the best things we can do to ease our fears is to educate ourselves with research, facts, and data. Digging into past

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780 FICO And 20 Percent Down Who Has That

Two Big Myths in the Homebuying ProcessThe 2020 Millennial Home Buyer Report shows how this generation is not really any different from previous ones when it comes to homeownership:

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5 Simple Graphs Proving This Is NOT Like The Last Time

With all of the volatility in the stock market and uncertainty about the Coronavirus (COVID-19), some are concerned we may be headed for another housing crash like the one we experienced from 2006

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Buying A Home Do You Know The Lingo

Buying a Home: Do You Know the Lingo? Highlights: Buying a home can be intimidating if you’re not familiar with the terms used throughout the process. To point you in the right,

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Yes You Can Still Afford A Home

Yes, You Can Still Afford a HomeThe residential real estate market has come roaring out of the gates in 2020. Compared to this time last year, the number of buyers looking for a home is up 20%,

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Confidence Is The Key To Success For Young Homebuyers

Confidence Is the Key to Success for Young HomebuyersBuying your first home can seem overwhelming. Thankfully, there’s a lot of great information out there to help you feel more confident as you

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Equity Gain Growing In Nearly Every State

Equity Gain Growing in Nearly Every StateRising home prices have been in the news a lot lately, and much of the focus is on whether they’re accelerating too quickly and how sustainable the growth

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New Homes Coming To The Housing Market This Year

New Homes Coming to the Housing Market This YearThe number of building permits issued for single-family homes is the best indicator of how many newly built homes will begin to come to market over

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Thinking Of Getting Your House Ready To Sell

Thinking of Getting Your House Ready to Sell?Houses are in high demand this spring, making it a great time to sell. Let's connect to plan how you can get your house ready for potential buyers.Watch

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The Difference An Hour Makes

Some Highlights: Don’t forget to set your clocks forward this Sunday, March 8 at 2:00 AM EST in observance of Daylight Saving Time, unless you’re a resident of Arizona or Hawaii!

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Impact Of The Coronavirus On The US Housing Market

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has caused massive global uncertainty, including a U.S. stock market correction no one could have seen coming. While much of the news has been about the effect

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Real Estate Is Soaring But Not Like 2008

Bottom LineThe year has started off very nicely for the residential housing market. If you’re thinking of buying or selling, now may be the time to get together to discuss your options.Unlike last

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How Interest Rates Can Impact Your Monthly Housing Payments

Spring is right around the corner, so flowers are starting to bloom, and many potential homebuyers are getting ready to step into the market. If you’re thinking of buying this season, here’s how

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How Your Tax Refund Can Move You Toward Homeownership This Year

If you’re looking to buy a home in 2020, have you thought about putting your tax refund toward a down payment? Homeownership may be one step closer than you think if you spend your dollars wisely

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How Trusted Professionals Make Home Buying Easier To Understand

In the spring, many excited buyers get ready to enter the housing market. Others continue dreaming about the homes they’d like to buy. The truth is, many potential buyers continue to dream longer

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Interest Rates Over Time

Some Highlights: With interest rates hovering at near historic lows, now is a great time to look back at where they’ve been, and how much they’ve changed over time. According to 

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10 Steps To Buying A Home

Some Highlights: If you’re thinking of buying a home and you’re not sure where to start, you’re not alone. Here’s a guide with 10 simple steps to follow in the home buying process.

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How Much Housing Wealth Can You Build In A Decade

How Much “Housing Wealth” Can You Build in a Decade?Earlier this month, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) released a special study titled Single-Family Home Price Gains

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Thinking Of Selling Now May Be The Time

The housing market has started off much stronger this year than it did last year. Lower mortgage interest rates have been a driving factor in that change. The average 30-year rate in 2019,

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The Number 1 Reason To List Your House Right Now

The success of the U.S. residential real estate market, like any other market, is determined by supply and demand. This means we need to look at how many potential purchasers are in the market

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Watching today's market is so key, also staying on top of the learning curve, always wanting to learn, take direction, think out side of the box and be able to learn and stay humble is so key to

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Weekend House Shopping

Its the weekend, the sun is out the open houses are in full bloom this weekend.  Out shopping for your dream home? Check me out tomorrow Ill be in Mesa, Arizona. 12-4pm tomorrow, don't be a

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The Weekend Is Here

out house shopping this weekend call me I would love to help answer any questions you may have, Lets shop for your next forever home;

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Gilbert Real Estate Market Update

Did you know that there's been nearly 400 new homes listed in Gilbert since Dec. 2018? Currently there are:1098 Total Listings in GilbertNow is the BEST Time To Sell High and BUY.

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Taylor Street Realty Services Listings

For more details regarding any of our listings please Text, "tslistings" to 602-357-0641 or email info@tmrealtyaz.com7402 E Carefree Drive, Unit 209$214,999 Condos 2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,156

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7402 E Carefree Drive Unit 209 NEW LISTING

7402 E Carefree Drive, Unit 209$219,000 Condos 2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,156 Sqr Ft, Carefree with Views85377 - Remodeled and very clean! Best unit in the complex! 2017 update included

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Heres Why Social Media Is Ruining Relationships But When Used Correctly Can Be A Great Tool

Here's Why Social Media Is Ruining RelationshipsWant to know your home's value?Click Here to get your instant home value. In many areas home values are up 20%.    Latest Blog

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5000 PRICE REDUCTION 8417 N 55TH AVE Glendale AZ 85302

https://tyler.tmrealtyaz.com/property/22-5831840-8417-N-55th-Avenue-Glendale-AZ-85302https://www.flexmls.com/share/1u0dL/8417N55THAVEGlendaleAZ85302$5,000 PRICE REDUCTION!!! Sellers last buyer

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Taylor Street Realty Services Listings Come Take A Look TODAY

Come Check Out These 6 Listing by Taylor Street Realty Services...Click the link below for details on the specific property or text, "listings" to 602-357-0641 and we'll be happy to get you all the

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Hot Listings By Taylor Street Realty Services

Come Check Out These 6 Listing by Taylor Street Realty Services...Click the link below for details on the specific property or text, "listings" to 602-357-0641 and we'll be happy to get you all the

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Gilbert Real Estate Overview

Gilbert Real Estate Market OverviewCould Gilbert, AZ be your next home? Kick-start your search at www.tmrealtyaz.com real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, www

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Queen Creeks April Market Report

In April, the median home price in (85142) went down 11% to $442K. The total number of new properties went up 40% to 166 with an average time on market of 56 days.Listing Count 33 New Listings in

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Pending Home Sales Reverse Course In February Rise 3 Percent

WASHINGTON (March 28, 2018) — Pending home sales snapped back in much of the country in February, but weakening affordability and not enough inventory on the market restricted overall activity

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How To Sell A House 4 New Rules That Can Make Or Break A Sale

Wanna sell your home FAST and for TOP Dollar? Follow the below simple steps and you are on your way.What's your home worth? Get a FREE valuation by clicking here... http://www.tyler.tmrealtyaz

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Real Estate Market Update For The Week Of March 27 2017

TM Realty Group HomeSmartReal Estate Made Easy602-357-0641info@tmrealtyaz.comtmrealtyaz.comText, "PQL" to 602-357-0641 for a FREE credit evaluation with no obligations.... For the

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10 Housing Markets To Envy In 2017

10 Housing Markets to Envy in 2017DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | THURSDAY, DECEMBER 01, 2016 The national housing market is largely predicted to moderate in 2017, but a handful of metros are expected to

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Top 10 Reasons To Hire A Buyers Agent When Buying A House

Buying a house is a very exciting time and one that buyers should prepare for.  Whether it’s preparing to get a mortgage or shopping for houses, making a mistake when buying a house

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Im Proud To Be A Realtor

Stupid, lazy, dime-a-dozen is how most people think of Realtors. The truth is that in many cases those descriptions are completely accurate. Let’s face it, Realtors barely rank higher than used

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9 Signs Youre Successful Even If It Doesnt Feel Like It

If you’re ambitious, you’re bound to feel like a failure from time to time. Lofty goals lead to inevitable moments when you aren’t yet living up to your expectations.We live in a world that

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3D Listing To Sell Your Home Fast

If you're looking to sell your home fast and for top dollar our new 3D Home Tour Technology provides the most dynamic and engaging experience possible. If you have a high-dollar listing and need to

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Home In Five Advantage Mortgage Origination Program

The Industrial Development Authority of the County of Maricopa and The Industrial Development Authority of the City of Phoenix, Arizona have joined together to help homebuyers obtain FHA, VA, or-

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The Great Holiday Giveback

Hire TMRealty between now and the end of the year and we'll make a $500 dollar donation in your name to charity of your choice below!*TMRealty @HomeSmart would like to wish you and your family

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Gilbert AZ Real Estate Overview

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Top 7 Dangers Of Buying A New Home Build

Purchasing a new-construction home is very different from buying a resale home, and many people don’t realize how dangerous it can be without proper representation. While it may be very exciting

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Introduction To Brandon At HomeSmart

Hi, I'm Brandon Tague with TMRealty @HomeSmart! I'm a former digital marketing executive and an expert in online home sales in the greater Phoenix market. Our top home sales team

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Open House 4700 S FULTON RANCH BLVD 48 Chandler AZ 85248

TM Realty @ HomeSmartReal Estate Made Easy602-357-0641www.tmrealtyaz.comText, "4700" to 602-357-0641 for a full property report.Looking for your homes value, click here to find out: teammonsen

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Free Executive Relocation Concierge Service

Don’t let your executives get sidetracked with the mechanics of moving!We handle corporate relocations for companies, non-profits, and government agencies in Arizona to create stress-free

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One Guard Certified Pre Owned Home Program When You Sell With Us

TM Realty @ HomeSmartReal Estate Made Easy602-357-0641www.tmrealtyaz.comText, "warranty" to 602-357-0641 to learn more about this program if you are buying or.

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September Update Housing Prices On The Rise

TM Realty @ HomeSmartReal Estate Made Easy602-357-0641www.tmrealtyaz.comText "prices" to 602-357-0641 for a free property evaluation report of your home or one that you are interested in.Find out

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Tax Benefits Of Home Ownership

Tax Benefits of Home OwnershipTax Benefits of Homeownership The tax deductions you’re eligible to take for mortgage interest and property taxes greatly increase the financial benefits of

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Top Chandler Real Estate Agent For Hire

It takes a lot of work and determination to be a top real estate performer. The industry has changed dramatically in the last five years and digital has taken over. Top realtors must be an expert in

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Your Monthly Real Estate Statistics For The Phoenix Metro Area

Over the past two months, we’ve shared our thoughts and prognostications how the July and August 2016 housing numbers would come out and what others would say about them. Now with the actual

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Let The Games Begin 2016 Rio Olympic Games Preview

Dive into the 2016 Rio Olympic Games this summer on NBCOlympics.com.  With over 10,000 athletes from more than 200 countries competing in Rio and 6,755 hours of Olympic programming available on

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BEST PLACES IN ARIZONA TO CATCH POKEMON

Unless you’ve been trapped in a Pokeball for the last few days you’ve probably heard about the latest anime game craze – Pokemon Go. This mobile version of Nintendo’s classic “catch,,

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Phoenix AZ Real Estate Overview

TM Realty @HomeSmart and Starboard FinancialReal Estate Made Easy602-357-0641Text, "phx" to get a comprehensive overview of what's going on in your neighborhood

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Pending Home Sales Lift Off To Over 10 Year High

TM Realty @HomeSmartReal Estate Made Easy602-357-0641www.tmrealtyaz.comFacebook.com/tmrealtyazText, "easy" to 602-357-0641 to request a FREE consultation on buying or selling a home

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Plumbing Issues

TM Realty @HomeSmartReal Estate Made Easy602-357-0641www.tmrealtyaz.comFacebook.com/tmrealtyazText, "plumbing" to 602-357-0641 to get a free property evaluation whether you are looking to buy, 

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10 Signs You Are Burning Out And How To Stop It

TM Realty @HomeSmartReal Estate Made Easy602-357-0641www.tmrealtyaz.comFacebook.com/tmrealtyazText, "burntout" to 602-357-0641 to get a free property evaluation whether you are looking to buy, 

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Mesa Gilbert Lead In Phoenix Area Home Sales

TM Realty @HomeSmartReal Estate Made Easy602-357-0641www.tmrealtyaz.comText, "MesaGilbert" to 602-357-0641 to get a free property evaluation whether you are looking to buy, sell or invest

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Tax Benefits Of Homeownership

TM Realty @HomeSmartReal Estate Made Easy602-357-0641www.tmrealtyaz.comText, "taxes" to 602-357-0641 to get a free property evaluation whether you are looking to buy, sell or invest.Tax

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11 Kid Friendly Snack Hacks That Make Healthy Eating Fun

TM Realty @HomeSmartReal Estate Made Easy602-357-0641www.tmrealtyaz.comText, "kids" to 602-357-0641 to get a free property evaluation whether you are looking to buy, sell or invest.11 Kid

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How To Begin A Kitchen Remodel

TM Realty @HomeSmartReal Estate Made Easy602-357-0641www.tmrealtyaz.comText, "kitchen" to 602-357-0641 to get a free property evaluation whether you are looking to buy, sell or invest.The

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Pending Home Sales Move Forward In February

TM Realty @HomeSmartReal Estate Made Easy602-357-0641www.tmrealtyaz.comText, "Market" to 602-357-0641 to get a free property evaluation whether you are looking to buy or sell.WASHINGTON (March 28,

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Arizona Community Websites

TM Realty @HomeSmartReal Estate Made Easy602-357-0641www.tmrealtyaz.comText, "AZ" to 602-357-0641 for more home details in your city.Find out what's going on in your town.  Arizona Community

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Are You Looking For A Home In The Desert Valley Community In East Mesa

TM Realty @HomeSmartReal Estate Made Easy602-357-0641www.tmrealtyaz.comText, "DV" to 602-357-0641 for more homes in this area Text the MLS # (5362347) shown below to 602-357-0641 for more

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Whats New In Paint

TM Realty @HomeSmartReal Estate Made Easy602-357-0641www.tmrealtyaz.comText, "paint" to 602-357-0641 for a free home evaluation.____________________________________________________________Dreamy

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Enter Daily To Win

TM Realty @HomeSmartReal Estate Made Easy602-357-0641www.tmrealtyaz.comText, "win" to 602-357-0641______________________________Enter daily, once at HGTV.com and once at DIYNetwork,

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Real Estate Market Update Per Zip Code

TM Realty @HomeSmartReal Estate Made Easy602-357-0641www.tmrealtyaz.comAre you curious how your zip code is doing?Let us know your address for a FREE home evaluation report.Text, "value" to 602-357

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SILVERADO EXCLUSIVE COSTCO PACKAGE OFFER

TM Realty @HomeSmartReal Estate Made Easy602-357-0641www.tmrealtyaz.comfacebook.com/tmrealtyazA limited release designed for Costco membersFactory orders accepted April 1, 2016 – May 31,

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Exclusive New Deals From Best Buy

TM Realty @HomeSmartReal Estate Made Easy602-357-0641www.tmrealtyaz.com DEALS OFFER VALID 4/7/16–5/11/16. SINGLE USE: ONE TIME.

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TM Realty And Peoples Mortgage Real Estate Made Easy

TM Realty and Peoples Mortgage are here to help your Real Estate Needs Become Easy...Here's what a recent client wrote regarding their experience.Client Feedback on Tyler Monsen @ TM Realty at

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Spring Cleaning Made Easy

Brought to you by TM Realty @HomeSmart and Peoples Mortgage.602-357-0641www.tmrealtyaz.comAround the HouseWash windows inside and out. Wipe down the sills. To clean window screens, rub them with

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FREE CERTIFIED PREOWNED HOME WARRANTY PROGRAM FOR BUYERS AND SELLERS

TM Realty @HomeSmart! We've got you covered.Wether you are buying or selling, we've got you covered with the One Guard Home Warranty program for one year.No cost to you... Let's get to.

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Great Easter Recipes

Our Favorite Easter RecipesSurprise your Easter guests with festive and seasonal bites to create the perfect accompaniment to your Sunday table. From carrot cake cookies to flatbread egg pizza,

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NEW LISTING COMING SOON 11233 E Starfire Ave Mesa AZ 85212

New Listing Coming Soon.... 11233 E Starfire Ave, Mesa, AZ

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5 Ways To Bring Indoor Comfort Outdoor

From adding shade to providing impromptu seating for guests, here are 15 ways to create an outdoor living space that's equal parts creative, cozy and colorful.1- Live Large in the Great OutdoorsTake

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6 DIY Projects You Should Never Do Yourself

MoldingHow many inspiring episodes have you seen where a quick addition of crown molding classes up a room? But heed a word of caution here: “No walls in a house are perfectly straight, not

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Existing Home Sales Inch Forward In January Price Growth Accelerates

Team Monsen Realty @ HomeSmart and Peoples Mortgage are dedicated to serving your every real estate need.Visit our website www.teammonsen.com or call us at 602-357-0641 to start your search or to

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For Sale By Owner FSBO Statistics Lets Co List It You Sale It Pay Us Nothing

Are you trying to sell/buy on your own to save a few bucks. According the $$$ lost below you could make nearly 18% more by using a Realtor.Team Monsen @ HomeSmart and Peoples Mortgage are committed

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How To Transition Your Lawn From Winter To Summer

Time to Transition Your Winter Lawn for Summer Spring has arrived and as Arizonans we don't need to be reminded that

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Top 20 Most Affordable ZIP Codes In Metro Phoenix

The region's 20 most affordable ZIP codes are in pockets of Pinal County, west Phoenix and the West Valley.The ranking is based on median sales-price change from Dec. 31, 2013, to Dec. 31, 2014, in

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Median Area Prices And Affordability

Latest NewsModerating pace of sales had little impact on the trajectory of home prices during the final three months of 2015.Read the entire press release.The next quarterly Metropolitan Median Area

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First Time Home Buyer Affordability

First-time Homebuyer AffordabilityFEBRUARY 18, 2016Contact Team Monsen today at 602-357-0641 to start your home evaluation or...

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See The Top 15 Public Schools And Top 6 Charter Schools Acrosss Metro Phoenix

Brought to you by www.teammonsen.com and Peoples MortgageCall us today at 602-357-0641!When Arizona's new AzMERIT test scores were released last October, everyone knew the scores would be lower than

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COMMON PROBLEMS FOUND DURING HOME INSPECTIONS

Look for these potentially expensive flaws when buying a house.Understanding the quality of your home is important for any buyer. Look at these tips to know what to look for in your new home! ://

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Housing Supply Shrinking In Phoenix

Housing Supply Shrinking In PhoenixStart your home search at www.teammonsen.comText "help" to 602-357-0641 for a free consultationOnce the poster child for the housing crash, Phoenix is a

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7 Great Reasons To Buy A Home In 2016

Is it really 2016 already?  For those of you who happen to be planning on buying a home in the new year—or even just trying to—there’s a whole lot to celebrate. Why? A variety

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5 STEPS TOWARDS AN ENERGYEFFICIENT HOME

5 STEPS TOWARDS AN ENERGY-EFFICIENT HOME-Your home is your place to rest, play, and spend time with your family. It should be a place of comfort, and this comfort need not come at a high cost. Many

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