Rebecca Kallhoff's Blog Posts

Navigating The Financial Waters The Wise Use Of Credit And Payday Loans

In today's dynamic financial landscape, understanding how to manage credit responsibly is crucial for achieving financial stability. While credit and payday loans often come with negative

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Economy Impact On Sales

The economy is having a significant impact on sales for home sellers. In a strong economy, there is a lot of demand for housing and home prices tend to rise. This is because people have more money

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What Are The Common Mistakes That Home Sellers Make

Here are some of the most common mistakes that home sellers make: Not hiring a real estate agent. Selling a home on your own can be a daunting task, and it's easy to make mistakes. A real

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What Are The Pros And Cons Of Listing My Home With A Real Estate Agent

There are both pros and cons to listing your home with a real estate agent. Here are some of them:Pros of listing with a real estate agent: Experience and expertise. Real estate agents have

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What Are The Steps To Buying A Home

Buying a home is a significant financial and emotional decision. The process can be complex, but here are the general steps to guide you through the home-buying process: Find a real estate agent:

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What Are The Best Home Selling Tips

Selling a home can be a complex process, but with the right approach, you can maximize your chances of success. Here are some essential tips to help you sell your home: Enhance

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Does Renting Cost You Money On Your Taxes

In these crazy times, I am hearing daily, I am going to rent, because: interest is too high, homes are too high, just to name a few things I hear. BUT is renting COSTING you money? Well that

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Monday Market Update

Good morning and Happy Monday!! What is happening in the housing market for May 8th, 2023? This morning our MLS (tool used by agents to list homes for sale) there are just over 13,000

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Maricopa Housing Market Stats 2022 VS 2023

2023's first quarter housing has looked a little bit different than what we have seen in 2022. The first quarter housing market (Maricopa County) in 2023 has been weaker than that of 2022. Here is a

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Market Report Dec 22 2020

2020 has been quite the year for the Arizona Real estate industry.  Early in the year, it was unknown how our  market would be, in the following months of a government shutdown, but the

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Why You Want An Experienced Agent

Something I see everyday in real estate are agents that do 1 or 2 deals a year. While don't get me wrong, I FULLY appreciate that they are trying to make some extra cash for the family, but is it in

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What Is Going On In The Housing Market

Sept. 19,2020Hard to imagine we are almost finished with 2020! What a year this one has been. BUT the one thing that has remained to be strong and steady is the housing market. Especially here in

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Trader Joes Coming To The Queen Creek Marketplace

The Kallhoff Team is super excited to announce that Trader Joe's is coming to the Queen Creek Marketplace. With the surrounding areas of Queen Creek and San Tan Valley growing, it is exciting to add

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End Of Year 2018 Overview And What Is Going To Happen 2019

Wow can you believe 2018 is quickly coming to an end? The real estate market has been interesting this year in the East Valley. March thru July was insane with multiple offers, prices going up, and

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Did You Know Home Warranties Are NOT Just For New Sales

Hello world,I know I have not been very good about blogging. BUT that is going to be changing, as well as we are (as a team) going to get better about videos to also share.  ANYWAYS........ I

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25th Annual Cinco De Mayo Downtown Phoenix Festival

Don’t miss one of the largest multicultural festivals in Arizona. Head to 200 W. Washington Street between 12pm-10pm to celebrate Mexico’s victory over the French Army

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Florence Named Arizonas Safest City

FLORENCE — Florence has been named Arizona’s safest city for 2018 by the website HomeSnacks.The website, which reports recent data, videos and thoughts on local culture, called Florence “a

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Johnson Utilities Seeks 23 Percent Rate Increase

By HEATHER SMATHERS Staff Writer  Jan 23, 2018SAN TAN VALLEY — A Pinal County utility provider is asking state regulators to allow it to increase customers' rates.Johnson Utilities has

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January Things To Do In Arizona In The Valley

Check out these fun activities going on throughout the month of January!;

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Cities Where Home Prices Rise Fastest

DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 07, 2017 Prices continue to accelerate at record paces in a few select markets, and investors and homeowners are seeing their equity stake surge.Realtor

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Refinance Scams Target Military Vets

DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | MONDAY, OCTOBER 09, 2017The federal government is investigating a number of predatory lending schemes targeting thousands of veterans who have VA mortgages. Officials say

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Kitchen Remodels Offer Big Paybacks At Resale

DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2017Homeowners looking for a remodeling project may be smart to tackle a kitchen renovation—that is, if they’re looking for projects with the

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Home Ownership Remains The American Dream

Homeownership remains the number one accomplishment of achieving the American dream, according to the 2017 Hearth State of the American Dream Report, based on a survey of 2,000 Americans

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Study FSBOs Net Significantly Lower Profits

For-sale-by-owners tend to sell their homes for lower prices than homes sold through traditional agents via the MLS, and in many cases below the average differential represented by the prevailing

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Seven Ways To Save On Your Kitchen Renovation

Renovating a kitchen is never cheap.The average national cost to update a 200-square-foot kitchen, including installing new flooring, semi-custom wood cabinets and standard appliances, is roughly

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29 Superb Ways To Update The Porch And Patio

Evenings are great time to spend on your porch and patio especially during the hot season. Or if you love spending time outdoors to enjoy the nice weather, then your porch and patio can be that best

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Beverly Hills MOST EXPENSIVE HOME The Clampets Have Left Town

The house was the set for ‘The Beverly Hillbillies’ TV series before becoming the long-time home of late billionaire Jerry PerenchioBY BECKIE STRUMThe most expensive home for sale in the United

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Are Home Prices Approaching Bubble Territory

As home values continue to rise, some are questioning whether we are approaching another housing bubble. Zillow just reported that: “National home values have surpassed the

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Whats The Future Of Real Estate Look Like

Ever sit back and wonder what it will be like in 5 years, 10 years, 20?

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Who You Work With Matters

I wanted to be blunt today....WHO YOU WORKS WITH MATTERS! Can I tell  you in the real estate market we are seeing so many new agents out there and pounding the pavement, so to speak. WHILE I

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Whats Going On This Week In The Valley

EventsUnexpectedFri. 06/09 & Sat. 06/10, 7:30pmThe Brelby Playhouse, GlendaleA play that explores love by combining the

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Whats Going On In The Valley This Week

EventsSummer Kick-Off Art WalkFri. 05/19, 6pmAJ Chandler ParkOver 30 local artists will have work for sale. There will also be

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Seasons Of Change

Can you believe that it is almost May.....2017? That seems unreal. I am going to age myself, but I never could have imagined being where I am. 25 years ago I was  newly married, with a new..

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Monday MoTiVaTiOn

Good morning! It's that time of the week again...Monday. How does Monday make you feel? Happy, Sad, Frustrated, Dreadful, Hopeful, or neutral? Why? IT's just another day, same the tomorrow, same as

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Mortgage Rates Move Lower This Week

Mortgage rates broke a monthlong holding pattern and inched lower this week."The 10-year Treasury yield remained relatively flat this week, while the 30-year mortgage rate fell 6 basis points to 4.1

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Where Renters Really Pay The Most

Many cities are facing an affordability crisis when it comes to renting. In some places, renters are faced with paying more than 50 percent of their income to housing. And the problem stands to get

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Easy Ways To Enhance The Homes Entryway

DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2016The entrance to the home is where buyers often form some of their first impressions of the interior of the home.However, too often, “the entryway

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Home Buyers Want To Go Bigger

DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2016Buyers are continuing to purchase bigger homes this year, according to the National Association of REALTORS®’ 2016 Profile of Home Buyers

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These Plants Can Improve A Homes Air Quality

DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2016A study 30 years ago by NASA revealed that certain houseplants can help clean the air inside space stations, and studies since then have confirmed

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Kitchen Features Buyers Will Pay More For

DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2016A great kitchen can help you sell a home, and real estate professionals are making sure to spotlight it in their marketing.Of all the homes listed

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Nail The Right Color For Your Listing

DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 01, 2016You've seen clients react: The wall color can make or break a room. And when selling a home, choosing wrongly could make for a very costly mistake

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To Sellers Its Time To Face That Dated Kitchen

DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2016 For home owners who are putting their house on the market, they may want to take a closer look at their kitchen. It can become a deal-breaker

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Real Estate Pros Divulge Top Design Features

BUILDER recently asked real estate professionals to share their thoughts about the top design trends their clients are currently requesting. Here are some of the top design trends that real estate

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Whats Going On With The Mortgage Rates

Although business spending is a bit tepid, the economy continues to show signs of improvement. Growth estimates for the third quarter are as high as 3.3%.The Fed meets next week and on Wednesday

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Countdown To 2017

Happy Friday!! We have officially entered into FALL!! For some of us that means amazing weather and no more sunburns! For others that means changing leaves and snow in the future! For everyone it

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DID You Know

I always find it very interesting when I learn something new about a community I have lived in for the last 12 years. While this doesn't seem like a long time, for anyone who lives in San Tan Valley

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AVOID These Mistakes When Buying A Home

 TOP MISTAKES TO AVOID WHEN BUYING A HOMENot speaking to a lender and getting a pre-approval -  AND to know what you qualify for before looking at homes!Know your budget! Know where

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Celebrate The 4th Of July In Queen Creek

Come out to Schnepf Farms on 24810 S. Rittenhouse Rd, 85142 on July 4th, 2016 for LOTS of family fun! The gates open at 4pm. From 4-8:30 enjoy amusement rides, water slides,  and hayrides.

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For Sale By Owner Statistics

For Sale By Owner (FSBO) Statistics FSBOs accounted for 8% of home sales in 2014. The typical FSBO home sold for $210,000 compared to $249,000 for agent-assisted home sales. FSBO methods used

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Is It A Sellers Market Or A Buyers Market

#queencreek and #santanvalley #realestate is looking like it is a sellers market! This NOT just an educated guess but real fact numbers! The valley right now has 2.7 months worth of inventory. 

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Rent Vs Buy This Index Says Definitely Buy

DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | TUESDAY, JUNE 07, 2016A nationwide buy versus rent index is moving deeper into the “buy” territory, indicating that housing markets across the country are strong. This

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Did You Have A Short Sale Or Foreclosure Or A Bankruptcy

Wow its May 2016....Can you believe it? 2016 is almost half done! Are you getting ready for another HOT Arizona summer?? Dreaming of having a pool? Well you can really make your dreams reality!! NO

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Fall is in the air in Arizona, and we are coming up to the Holidays. Is everyone ready for Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas? I want to put my 2cents into is, RELAX and ENJOY your families and

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Sep 21 2015 11264 1

Wow, we are closing up on the Holiday season! Can you believe that #2015 is almost gone? It seems like just yesterday we were ringing in the #newyear! I wanted to give a quick update of what the

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Schnepf Farms The Best Place To Spend 4th Of July Come Visit San Tan Valley

www.schnepffarms.com/event/4th-of-july/ Do you want a VIP experience?Details WHEN: Gates open at 5:00pm  – 11:30pm ADMISSION:  is $15 per carload  – PORTION OF

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Apr 10 2015 11264 2

START FIXING YOUR CREDIT NOWCredit scores can come back to haunt you in many aspects of your life so why not start fixing it now?! First thing is to pull your credit report and see what is "exactly

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Apr 10 2015 11264 1

YES ITS TRUE! $10,000 if you need to do a short sale and have a Fannie Mae loan!!! Call me TODAY if you feel your only option is short sale, it may make you $10,000 to leave your home! 480-275

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Townhome Market Shows Signs Of A Comeback

DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2015Townhouse construction was back on the rise in 2014, as home buyers show an increasing appetite for this type of housing once again. Single

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