Monday, August 22, 2016

How to Really Clean Your House Fast and Like a Pro


Whether you are moving or it is the weekend and time to clean the house, making your home really clean can be challenging.

Women will say that if a man does it, they will be able to find dust swept under chairs and crumbs hidden under those canisters on the kitchen counter.

Face it, women are the best when it comes to a good deep cleaning job.

But it doesn’t have to be that way.

We dug hard and are proud to bring you some easy to do cleaning tips that even a guy can follow and get good results.

Ok we said good not great, let’s leave it at that.


First off, lets look at how NOT to do a real thorough cleaning.

This is pretty funny 🙂


Enough fooling around, let’s get down to the real meat of this article…


#1. Daily Kitchen Cleaning Routine!

Here’s a good kitchen cleaning routine – something you can do each day that shouldn’t take more than 10 minutes.

It’s simple and it works!


#1b. 5 Nasty Things In Your Kitchen & How to Clean Them!

For those looking to tackle the toughest spots in their kitchen, this video is for you!


#2. Cleaning your sinks.

Here are some handy secrets for sink and drain cleaning – including:

– Emptying the sink, Cleaning the sink, Shining the sink & much more.


#3. Cleaning your Bathroom(s)

A bathroom cleaning routine for people that hate (and love) cleaning! Straightforward, thorough and well-explained.


#4. Cleaning Your Bedrooms

A simple system for how to clean and organize your bedrooms.


#5. Cleaning Your Carpets.

There are many ways to clean your carpets.

You can use baking soda or a cleaning machine.

Let’s look at both.


How To Clean A Carpet With Baking Soda



How To Deep Clean Your Carpets with a Machine


#6. Cleaning Your Garage

I find garages are smelly and grimy and tend to get disorganized throughout the year.

In this video, we tackle some common garage cleaning and storage challenges.


While you have a clean garage, you might as well do some organizing too.

How to Organize Your Garage

Get your garage organized with these helpful tips and storage solutions.


#7. How to Clean Your Yards.

Do you have grass lawns?

If so here are some helpful tips even if your guy has been playing Call of Duty 4 all winter long!


Back yard cleanup


How to Remove Weeds from your Lawn/Grass


How to Edge your Front Yard


How to clean your (green) dirty pool.

Just in case your pool needs a deep cleaning.


There you have it.

Following these tips should end with a super clean house, even if you are a guy!

Now take action!

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Thursday, August 4, 2016

5825 E University DR 105-108, Mesa, AZ 85205

Great opportunity to purchase 4 beautiful units in a prime location in mesa!

Many improvements made during time of ownership. single story block construction, each unit has its own private patio.

Great unit mix with 2 one bedrooms and 2 two bedrooms.

All units are currently occupied and individually metered for electric.

All units have new a/c units.

Great location, close to the red mountain 202 and the 60 fwy.

Lot Size Dimensions: 131 X 103

Covered Parking Spcs: 4

Total Parking Spcs: 8

Uncvrd Parking Spcs: 4

Year Built: 1984

List Price: $389,900






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Monday, August 1, 2016

How To Get Your Home Ready to Sell

Are you getting ready to sell your home?

To maximize the sales price, you will want to make sure every part of your home really shines.

Here is a short series of videos to help you achieve your goal and get the most out of your house at the closing table.

Let’s start with the exterior of your home.


#1. Improving your home’s curb appeal

Tips include grooming your yard, washing your home’s exterior, and making sure windows and doors are properly maintained. Another great option is remodeling your driveway.



#2.  5 Curb Appeal Elements You Shouldn’t Ignore.

When it’s done right, increasing your curb appeal gets your house noticed in the competitive real estate market.

If you’re a handy homeowner, there are plenty of do-it-yourself opportunities to make sure your home gives the right first impression.



#3. Decorating Ideas for Your Front Porch

Boost your home’s curb appeal by upgrading your front door and the space around it.

Complete your new look with outdoor rugs that replicate indoor carpet styles and patterns.

Creating a welcoming entrance can be easy and as simple as repainting the front door!



Moving on to the interior of your home.


#4. Cleaning and removing your stuff

The video below shows you the 3 D’s – Deep clean, De-clutter and De-personalize.

 He discusses some step by step tips to you can use to get your home ready to sell so that you can sell it quickly and get the top dollar for it.

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#5. How to stage your kitchen

Watch this video for 3 EASY STEPS to prepare your Kitchen when SELLING your home!



#6. Staging Tips for The Bedroom

These days, life is moving too fast and most people don’t want to buy a home they have to fix up.



#7. Staging Tips for The Bathroom

Bathroom Design Trends 2016.



#8. Staging Tips for The Living Room

Living Rooms are often the first space that a home buyer views when walking through the front door.

First impressions are crucial when selling your home.

Start with a blank canvas and start removing everything from the area.

Position furniture in a way that shows off the living room’s potential.



#9. Fool-proof home staging tips to sell your home

Here are some final tips for staging your home.



In closing, taking the extra time to go over your entire home, inside and out,
should increase your home’s value and appeal and make your home sell faster.


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