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Make De-cluttering Easy

Make De-cluttering Easy

One of the most important steps you can take when you’re selling your home is to de-clutter. Staging your home for a quick sale means cleaning, removing your personal items, and giving your space a neutral feeling. But if you’re…

Living Chandler Video: Welcome Home

Living Chandler Video: Welcome Home

How one family found instant community in their new hometown of Chandler, Arizona. Join the Living Chandler Facebook community at: http://facebook.com/groups/livingchandler

First Things To Do When Moving Into a New Home

First Things To Do When Moving Into a New Home

If you’re a first time homeowner – or it’s been years since you bought a home – it’s good to know what those crucial first tasks should be. In the excitement of closing, packing up and moving, you may easily…

What To Ask When Buying New Construction

What To Ask When Buying New Construction

There’s no denying that there is a certain appeal to being the very first owner of a new house. You get to make all the decisions and build a home that suits your specific needs. You also don’t have to…

How To Stage a Bathroom

How To Stage a Bathroom

There’s no two ways around it – a bathroom can make or break a house sale. It doesn’t matter how great the rest of your house looks, if the bathroom is ugly, outdated or dirty, it can really turn-off a…

Selling a Home As Is

Selling a Home As Is

Does your home have a leaky roof? Are the bathrooms outdated? Is it time to replace the furnace? If your home has issues, and you’re getting ready to sell, you may be dreading the repairs you have to make before…

Living Chandler’s “Keep It Cool” Contest

Living Chandler’s “Keep It Cool” Contest

  The Living Chandler Facebook group, in conjunction with Croffoot Heating and Air Conditioning,  is giving away a FREE 14 SEER air conditioning unit with no strings attached! Here’s what we will be looking for: * a deserving family or individual…

4 Common Types of Home Loans

4 Common Types of Home Loans

Unless you’re planning to pay all cash, if you’re shopping for a home then it means you’re also shopping for a mortgage. Depending on your personal situation, some mortgages could be a better fit for you than others. Knowing which…

Watch Out For These Unexpected Moving Expenses

Watch Out For These Unexpected Moving Expenses

If you’ve got a big move ahead of you, there are certain obvious expenses that you know to expect. These include hiring a moving company, renting a truck and purchasing packing supplies. Unfortunately, many people who move end up paying…

Chandler AZ Housing Market Update – April

Chandler AZ Housing Market Update – April

April Chandler home sales volume was down slightly from last year’s figures. The Chandler housing market saw 475 homes change hands (vs. 499) with an average of 40 days on the market (down from 42) and a median sales price of $281,400…

Is Your Neighborhood Dog Friendly?

Is Your Neighborhood Dog Friendly?

Whether you’re looking for a new home or selling your current one, it’s good to know whether or not the neighborhood is dog friendly. If you’re buying, you’ll want the peace of mind knowing there are amenities that cater to…

How To Hire a Contractor

How To Hire a Contractor

If you’re preparing to sell, or you’ve recently purchased a new home, you may find yourself with a list of repairs you need to make. Chances are, some of those repairs will require expert skills that you just don’t have.…

Don’t Forget These Selling Points

Don’t Forget These Selling Points

Sure, touting that recent kitchen or bathroom renovation will surely attract the attention of potential buyers. But are there other qualities about your home that might entice someone to take a closer look? Here are some selling points that many…

Strategies for Unpacking After Your Move

Strategies for Unpacking After Your Move

You did it! You packed up all your belongings, loaded them onto a truck, and unloaded them into your new house. That is no easy feat. But the work isn’t quite over yet. If you’re staring at piles of boxes…

Selling Your Condo

Selling Your Condo

Is it time to sell your condo? While you may think that selling a condo is the same as selling a house, there are distinct differences that are important to know before putting yours on the market. Check out these…

Painting Walls 101

Painting Walls 101

Whether you’re staging your home to sell or updating the look of a home you just purchased, chances are you’ll be painting some walls. While painting seems easy, there are some steps you should take to make sure the finished…

Downtown Chandler Gets Fresh Urban Concept

Downtown Chandler Gets Fresh Urban Concept

Downtown Chandler entrepreneurs and stakeholders Peter & Sigrid Sciacca are ready to breathe new life into the former ICAN building at Chicago and Washington. The Sciaccas are best known for their glassware, art, and enterprising efforts in the downtown area. Their plans…

Easy Garden Projects for Spring

Easy Garden Projects for Spring

Spring is finally here! There is no better way of getting through the last few grueling weeks of winter than knowing that you’ll soon see spring flowers dotting an otherwise grey landscape. But what if you have no time to…