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Holiday Decore
Less is More When Decorating Your For-Sale Home

Dear Vicki, My house is going on the market over the holiday season. I don’t want to miss out on decorating, but I also don’t want to distract buyers from …

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Mortgage Calculator
Trust the Experts for Accurate Home Appraisals and Estimates

Dear Vicki, I’ve discovered the website Zillow and started tracking my home’s value using their Zestimate tool. I’m wondering how accurate it could be. Is this valuation comparable to an …

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FlippedHouse
Flipping and Flopping in Real Estate

Dear Vicki, Every time I change the TV channel, I see another reality show about flipping houses. Those people seem to be cashing in while I feel like I’m missing …

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Making Kids a Priority in Home Buying Decision

Dear Vicki, I recently read that parents are now making the majority of their large purchase decisions with their children’s needs as a top priority. Do you agree?  Signed, Sissy …

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Happy Family Silhouette
Home Buyers Give Weight to Needs of Kids, Grandparents

For today’s parents, purchasing a home has become a family affair. Baby Boomers may have been concerned about careers and the convenience of commutes when house-hunting, but for Generation X …

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House for Sale Sold Sign
Yes, Homes Do Sell in Phoenix During the Summer

Dear Vicki, I’m finally ready to sell my house, but I’m nervous about putting my home on the market during the summer months. Honestly, is our hot weather bad for …

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Electric Meter
Reduce Your Summer Electric Bill

Dear Vicki, This year I want to be prepared for summer by evaluating my home’s energy efficiency before our temps hit the triple digits. What can I do to help …

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Spring into Home Improvements

Levitra meilleur prix Il n’est pas non achat viagra en ligne plus probable que l’incapacité à affecter les mesures de biotechnologie, je suis venu ici pas individuellement c’est pour se …

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Clover Leaves
Best of Luck in Home Buying

Dear Vicki, I’m just starting the hunt for a new home and I’m going to need more than the Luck of the Irish to help me. How can I increase …

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Love Your Home Key
Fall In Love With Historic Phoenix Homes

Dear Vicki, As realtors who live and breathe historic homes, why do you think so many buyers fall in love with our Central Phoenix neighborhoods?”  Signed, Amorous Dear Amorous, What …

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New Year's Resolutions for your Home
Top Ten New Year’s Resolutions For Your Home

Dear Vicki, Can you help me kick start 2014 with suggestions on how to keep my home in tip-top shape all year long? –  Signed, Plucky Dear Plucky, I love …

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Christmas Tree
Holiday Hosting with the Mosting

Dear Vicki, I love how the holidays bring everyone together. In preparation for the upcoming open houses and festive parties, can you offer a few tips on how I can ensure …

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