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2054 E. Park Ave. Gilbert, AZ Presented by Stacie Kvanvig, Keller Williams Legacy One

2054 E. Park Ave in Gilbert is really something special and a home for all seasons. It was built with attention to detail, efficiency and comfort. This home is immaculate, custom home on 31,088 sqft lot with full RV hook-up, including dump station and access to 220V, oversized 4-car garage.

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11106 E. Catalina Ave is Coming Soon!

This special property is coming on the market in the next 6 weeks and the owner told me to sell it before it hits the MLS.👊🏻👊🏻It’s located in super convenient Parkwood East near US60 🛣, Shopping, theater, recreation, medical and more.It has 4 bedrooms 🛏, 2 full baths 🛁, large laundry room with large Window, big great room open to the kitchen, split master floor Plan, large bedrooms and closets, nice private back yard,2 car 🚙🚘 garage, New carpet throughout 3 years ago.Lots of upgrades with beautiful tile, upgraded light fixtures,exterior was completely re-painted 2 years ago,new garage door 1 year ago, new water eater 1 year ago.Upgraded Privacy Sun Screen Front Door, Exterior Sun ScreensProfessional Landscape with curbing,...

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With the influx of new technology and web based solutions, it isn't a surprise that everything is moving fast into the era of the internet. From sites like Uber to Grubhub, we generally can pull up our phones or laptops to order what we want with ease. And with every industry being revolutionized by technology, the same methods are "attempting" to be applied to the real estate industry.

We could all agree that the simplification of the process through paperwork would be much appreciated by agents and buyers/sellers alike; but the attempt of replacing the agent by sites like Zillow and other third party resources, can lead to a snowball affect of disaster. Think about real estate being smack dab in the middle of fast food and a doctor. You can use your mobile device to quickly place your order for a $20 meal, but when it comes to getting a surgery, you'll want to put that phone down and visit a professional. Now think of your real estate agent being in the middle of all of that. You can use your devices to look for a home, look at market data the way you look at WebMD, knowing not to take it too seriously because you need a real professional's input, but it's fun and gives you a general idea of what to expect. But there in lies the issue, the data online is an oversimplified version of what goes into the process of buying and selling. The same way it oversimplifies medical diseases and surgeries, you'd still expect to get a professional's diagnosis.

Although a real estate agent isn't quite like a doctor, the industry in it's legalities, contracts, and processes is similar in the sense that it needs to be taken seriously. Looking for a house online and wanting to put an immediate offer on one can be exciting and fun, but the issues that require a professional's guidance comes after the initial contract is written up and the hard work comes into place to actually make the home your own. Same for sellers, if you decide to put your home on the market and want a website that will give you an automatic offer, how do you know you're not being taken advantage of in the price? But most importantly, how do you know you're not being taken advantage of in other aspects of the contract? Because there is a lot more to the sale of the home then just agreeing on a number.

The next time you're digging through public sites for homes for sale, and getting instant home valuation estimates, keep in mind that this is a simple process to give you an idea of your market. A very general idea. But after you've found the perfect house, or after you've decided that the numbers make some sense for you to sell, call your favorite real estate agent and make sure they give you a more detailed look into the market and assist you through the full process, not just the exciting first parts. Because it's going to be in the middle of a contract when the lending is falling apart, or negotiations can't be made on repairs and emotions are at an all time high, that you are going to wish you had put down your laptop and had an agent fighting for you by your side. Use the internet, have fun with it's amazing resources, but don't let it replace your agent. We aren't in an age, just yet, where technology can do everything a professional can.

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Durable Kitchen Floor Options

temp-post-imageKitchen floors get put through quite a lot! Between all of the dropped utensils, the spills and drips; being one of the most used rooms in a home, your floors need to handle kitchen hazards and look good doing it. A large variety of floor materials won't be an ideal fit for the kitchen because of this. Below, I'm listing my favorite kitchen floors that help with maintaining low maintenance, and keeping a balance between style and functionality.

CERAMIC TILES

Ceramic tiles can be a great fit for the kitchen because they are resilient, hard, and impervious to stains and water. It also helps that they are resilient to heat and breakage, under normal conditions, that is. They came in a variety of colors and even faux finishes to add a beautifu...

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What if the Property I'm Buying Doesn't Appraise?

If the property you are buying doesn't appraise, it's not necessarily the end of your transaction. There maybe a few things you can do to get the property at a great price. www.RealEstateDame.com

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2366 E. Mahogany Place is located in beautiful, Hawthorn Manor in south Chandler. The gated community is intimate and the homesites area all 10,800 square feet or larger.

2366 E. Mahogany Place is the very functional Quartz floorpan. This inventory home has stainless GE gourmet appliances, 36" gas cook top, double ovens, granite counters with custom backsplash, 42 inch upper, kitchen cabinets. There is an extended breakfast nook, 20 foot center closing glass door at the great room. Even the laundry is jaw dropping with sink and lots of storage.

The master bath is fabulous with walk in shower, garden tub, separate vanities with granite and enormous closet. Secondary baths also have granite, there is two tone paint through out, upgraded ...

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The month of January is half over but the fun has just began! Take a look at the fun things do do around the Valley this month.

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Stacie Kvanvig, REALTOR©

Email: RealEstateDame@gmail.com

480-387-4722

3910 S Alma School Rd

Chandler, AZ 85248