2021 Kitchen Trends.

2021 Kitchen Trends.

Here are three kitchen remodeling trends: 1. Separate Spaces. Dedicated areas for baking, coffee making, and working remotely are the new way to organize kitchen space. 2. Bigger Islands. More people are working from home so the kitchen has become more than a place to...
HOA Complaint Process a Dud?

HOA Complaint Process a Dud?

If you have a dispute with your HOA, the Arizona Department of Real Estate (“ADRE”) administers a HOA complaint resolution procedure. I’ve written about the process (the latest being Resolving an HOA Complaint), which is available to a home owner wanting to contest a...
Earth Shaking Home Risks.

Earth Shaking Home Risks.

The U.S. Geological Survey says 16 states are at high risk for a damaging earthquake in the next 50 years. Sure California is on the list, but who would guess Arkansas is? Joining them are Alaska, Oregon, Washington, Hawaii, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Idaho,...
What Buyers Want.

What Buyers Want.

Over the years research has shown that new or updated kitchens are the most important feature when house hunting. This is also my experience in the metro Phoenix area as Arizonans spend a lot of time in or around the kitchen. Plus new appliances have a lot of impact...