Anna Banana Kruchten, Broker, CRB, CRS

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Anna "Banana" Kruchten is here to help you navigate buying or selling a home in the Phoenix Metro Area. My blog is updated almost daily so be sure to FOLLOW ME and keep in the know of what's going on in the Phoenix Real Estate Market. On my blog you'll find Real Estate Information, Market Statistics, Neighborhood Information, School Updates, Upcoming Workshops, Information about Local Business Partners and occasionally posts just for fun!
 Friends Day Wednesday - Breakfast Pizza! If you like pizza you will love this easy to make Breakfast Pizza!  I ususally make this when we've got house guests for the Holiday.  This year is a bit different for Thanksgiving so I'm be making it on Christmas instead. We also like to serve Mimosa's a...
  Another Fantastic ActiveRain Zoom Meeting Today!    WOW I learned a lot of new GREEN ideas from our one and only ActiveRain Member, Jan Green !  I've had the opportunity to be in a few of her classes or presentations here in Phoenix.  Every single time I learn more and more from her. She is a w...
 Since March of 2020 I've been on the hunt for one item that seems to have eluded me no matter what store I went to.  Every time I stopped at Costco I'd start looking in people's carts the minute I was in the store to see if they had any of this treasure. Not one single person had this illusive t...
 Attention all Veterans that currently have a VA LOAN.  Be sure to check out this article on how to re-finance your VA LOAN to a lower rate with low documentation.  Excellent VA Benefit. Thanks to Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi for sharing this informatio...
  Some Monday mornings are smooth and quiet and some are an indicator that somebody forgot to load their big rocks first! Today was a big rock Monday! Putting offers together isn't rock-et science (haha puny). Especially if you've been doing  contracts for years and years.  You'd think agents wou...
    Growing up with a Mother who loved the MN Vikings made for some interesting times on Sunday!  Everybody would gather at my folks house to watch the game. And of course we all wore our Viking football gear. My Mom was a hoot.  She was way more excited about a play than the guys! And she loved ...
Eden age 3 These photos were taking a few tears ago. While the kids were visiting us in Phoenix we brought them to Desert Ridge so they could play in the water fountains.  There's no better day spent then watching the kids squeal with delight coming in and out of the water. We were there for hour...
  One of our out of state buyers looking for a multi-gen home that I mentioned earlier this week found their dream home! Needless to say they are over the moon excited to be moving to Arizona! About 7:30 this morning I got a text giving me an address of a home - and - this is the one!! This is ou...
   The other day Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets wrote a post which really resonates with me for a reason. Take Action Get Scared,  I shared the above photo in a comment on his post. Sharing the photo kept  me thinking about my experiece of being part of an intensive leadership p...
 Lately I've had a lot of conversations around Perception.  I am a known believer that it's all about perception.  I can chose to see situations as I want. And those choices can either make me happy and at peace or sad and upset. Seems simple to me!   And yes, I know there are times in life, like...

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