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Flat Roofs And The Monsoons. . . Maintenance Is Key To Preventing Leaks

Jul 28

filed under: Real Estate, Yada Yada

This post is probably on the late side since we are already in the middle of our monsoon season. Hopefully you have done some of  things I am going to bring to your attention and have not experienced any leaks since our monsoon season began. I know at the writing of this post that we are expecting the return of our monsoon storms for the next few days and let’s hope Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Howard Harris

Landlords Are Not Just Renting To Anyone With A Security Deposit

Jun 13

filed under: Real Estate, Yada Yada

If your looking to rent a nice single family home  make sure you are prepared to provide your potential landlord lots of personal and financial information. We all know about the jazillions of foreclosures and short sales, remember the song “where have all the flowers gone”, well the new version goes like this “where have all the ex-homeowners gone”? Gone to renting my friends, gone Read the rest of this entry »

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Got Prequalified For A Mortgage. . HooHa! So How Long Is It Good For?

May 09

filed under: 2nd Home Buyers, Buying A Home, Real Estate, Yada Yada

How Long Is A Prequalifiction For A Mortgage Good ForThe other day I was doing my Google Analytics report, you know the report to see if anyone really visits your website, I think some people say they do but they really don’t. Anyway I came across someone who put into their google search “how long is a prequalification good for”. Hmmm it got me to thinking, what a great question and what a great subject for a Read the rest of this entry »

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You’re Gonna What . .Close Four Peaks Elementary And “LIKE” Have All Those Little Kids Come To Our Junior High

May 02

filed under: Living In Fountain Hills, Yada Yada

Four Peaks Elementary School Closing

Like. . they're going to do what

Four Peaks Elementary School in Fountain Hills will be closing its doors. That was the 4:30 announcement in the Fountan Hills Times last Thursday, April 28th. Its done, there’s no turning back, I can imagine the “horror” of it all from the perspective of the not so pre-teens and the actual pre-teens at Fountain Hills Middle School, this cannot be a Read the rest of this entry »

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To Be A Kid Again With Your 12 Year Old Granddaughter

Apr 20

filed under: Yada Yada

DSC00671Last weekend our 12 year old granddaughter, Tatum, came to visit for a couple of days from Kansas City. Prior to her visit I wasn’t quite sure what we would do that would be a memorable time. She doesn’t get to visit very often so I wanted it to be special.  The first day we took advantage of a groupon offer I had purchased to Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Howard Harris