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Selling Your Home in a Hot Market during the Summer

Tips for Selling Prescott Real Estate in the Summer If you are considering putting your home on the market, summer may be a perfect time. The frenzy of the spring buying season has ended, meaning there are fewer houses listed and competing for buyers’ attention. Tax refunds have been sent out, so potential buyers who […]

Pokemon Go to Open Houses

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Pokemon Go and Innovative Marketing Pokemon Go History The Pokemon GO app craze has turned our streets and cities into the world’s largest scavenger hunt through the same technology that is used with Google Earth. John Hanke, was the founder of a small company in 2001 called Keyhole Inc in California, which Google bought in […]

Productive at Work with 6 Tips

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Tips on Staying Productive at Work Staying productive can be a challenge. Every work environment has its own distinct distractions. From the loud open plan workplace at many business, to the lure of the fridge/sofa/television for many home-based workers, it would seem that it’s extremely difficult for the modern employee to be as efficient as they […]

Renovating Older Homes

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Renovating and Preserving Older Homes Do-it-yourself remodel enthusiasts from all over are learning the value within renovating older homes, in comparison to buying new. Back in the day, building a house was considered a fine art. I believe this should be looked at as an important arena for preserving our history instead of bulldozing the old to make […]

Do-It-Yourself Home Improvements

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Home Improvements Trends of 2016 People are spending a ton of money on home improvement and remodels this year and according to Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University this trend is outpacing other areas of growth in our economy. This is creating a new trend of the population looking into DYI (Do-it-Yourself) projects to save on costs. However, people need to […]

10 House Painting Tips

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Painting your House No house improvement project restores, shields as well as beautifies a house as quickly, properly and also affordably as outside painting. A new coat of paint can totally change a house, and while painting a house can be a big job, it’s a project that can be finished in a week or […]

Interest Rates Continue to Drop

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Mortgage interest rates continue to drop according to a recent report Last week’s anemic jobs report for May pushed interest rates down even more with the demand for home loans rising. Mortgage application increased 9.3 percent last week from the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. The outcomes are seasonally adjusted, including for the Memorial Day holiday. […]

Real Estate and the 2016 Elections

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The 2016 Presidential Race and Housing Whether you favor Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump or Bernie Sanders, there’s no doubt that the following president’s economic and employment plans will be an essential influence on the health and wellness of real estate for the next four years, including, maybe, the price of a mortgage. According to a […]

Best and Worst Remodels

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The Best and Worst Remodeling Projects to Take-On in 2016 The No. 1 indoor improvement that upped the value of a home was a total (or even partial) kitchen area remodel. According to the NAR/NARI report, that’s the remodeling that has the most appealing to home buyers, as well as the biggest increase seen to affect resale value. […]

Real Estate Technology

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Technology is really changing the landscape within business Today Realtors (as well as others in the industry) do business dramatically different from the past and are impacted by technology in the way they handle their operation. Let’s look at a couple of examples illustrating how technology is affecting real estate. Information Inaccuracies Combined With Consumer Access Is Troublesome For Agents Today, […]

Donny Karcie, MBA – RE/MAX Mountain Properties (928) 899-4772
731 W Gurley St Prescott AZ 86305