Stephanie Woods's Blog Posts

For Sale! for Sale: 151 E Melody Drive

Looking for a place to build your dream home or set up a mobile home? Check out this vacant land at 151 E Melody Drive in Paulden, AZ. The 0.16-acre parcel offers plenty of space and flexibility for

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FIRE ENGULFS PRESCOTT VALLEY CONSTRUCTION SITE

Prescott Valley, AZ, April 1, 2024: In the early hours of Monday, a massive fire erupted at a construction site located on the south side of Florentine Rd. at Main Street in Prescott Valley. The,

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Just Listed! 2715 Whispering Way Circle, Prescott, AZ 86303

This breathtaking property in the prestigious ''Ranch at Prescott'' community in Prescott, AZ, has just become available! Situated on a tranquil cul-de-sac, this homesite offers unparalleled privacy

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Celebrating International Women's Day!

Celebrating International Women's Day! 🌟 Did you know that women are multitasking masters and have a stronger sense of smell? Check out these 12 fascinating facts about women. Women blink

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Where Americans Relocated in 2023

2023 saw big moves across the U.S.! 🚚 According to the North American Van Lines Moving Company, folks flocked to states like South Carolina, Tennessee, North Carolina, Arizona, and Florida,

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5 Destinations for a Slice of the Old West

What do you get when you mix rugged landscapes, cowboy culture, and old-fashioned charm? The top five Western towns in the United States! Imagine yourself strolling down bustling main streets,

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Arizona Ranks Among the Best States for Retirees

Are you seeking an affordable retirement destination with quality healthcare and plenty of leisure activities? Look no further than the Grand Canyon State! WalletHub's recent article on the "Best

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Valentine's Day in Ten Languages

Valentine's Day transcends borders and cultures, uniting people worldwide in the celebration of love and companionship. To embrace this global sentiment, challenge your linguistic prowess on how

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The Resurgence of Stainless Steel Drinkware

In the realm of stainless steel drinkware, the Stanley Cup has made an unexpected comeback that has caused quite a stir. Whether it's surviving a car fire or inciting a shopping frenzy, this iconic

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Arizona's Safest Cities: Is Your City on the List?

In PropertyClub's October 2023 article, Prescott Valley secures the third spot as Arizona's safest city, based on their compilation of the top 10 secure cities in the state. Prescott Valley is the

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13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution

Annually celebrated on February 1st, National Freedom Day commemorates the crucial moment in 1865 when President Abraham Lincoln signed a resolution, paving the way for the 13th Amendment's

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Developments in Prescott Valley: Villas and Homewood Suites

First up is The Villas at Prescott Valley. Developer Trilogy Investment Co. is seeking to build a 385-unit "condo-like rental community." The proposal for the three-story homes with two-car garages

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Renamed & Renovated Marketplace

Join Stacey, our agent extraordinaire, as she shows you the drive to Pine Ridge Marketplace.Pine Ridge Marketplace shortsPrescott Gateway Mall has undergone renovations and is now Pine Ridge

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Cultural Perspectives on Moving Out

According to the National Association of Realtors' Annual Data for 2023, the median age for first-time homebuyers in the United States is around 35 years old. This implies that, on average, it may

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Join the Popcorn Party!

Hey, popcorn lovers! It's National Popcorn Day, and to celebrate, we've got five random and interesting facts about everyone's favorite crunchy snack!Did you know that popcorn pops because of water?

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Revisiting 2020 Hobbies

In 2020, we all sought joy and creativity amidst challenges. Let's revisit the hobbies that gained fame:Baking and Cooking: Many embraced the therapeutic joy of cooking during lockdowns. The

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Your Weekly Market Update - January 10, 2024

Stay informed to make strategic decisions in this dynamic market.Should you have any inquiries or seek personalized insights, I am here to assist. Feel free to reach out for a tailored discussion

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Easement Enhancements

We're thrilled to share some fantastic updates about our gorgeous lot in the Dells! The city recently completed some improvements on the easement, adding to the appeal of this prime piece of land

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Roots & Universal Challenges of New Year’s Resolutions

The concept of New Year’s resolutions traces back to ancient Babylon, where promises were made to the gods at the start of each year. This practice later found a place in various religious and

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Ring in the New Year: Across the U.S.

From the deserts of Arizona to the bustling streets of Philadelphia, a mosaic of New Year's Eve traditions emerges, reflecting the cultural diversity that defines the nation. Each state contributes

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Ring in the New Year: Global Celebrations

As the final days of the year slip away, the world unites in a collective celebration. From the sacred ringing of temple bells in Japan to the joyous grape-eating in Spain, each country weaves its

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Overcoming Challenges and Cherishing the Little Moments

As we find ourselves on the cusp of Christmas, it's a fitting time to pause, reflect, and embrace the spirit of gratitude. The journey of the past year, with its trials and triumphs, has undoubtedly

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Prescott's Natural Beauty

Granite Park: The Canyons in Prescott, Arizona, is a strategically located subdivision featuring a range of thoughtfully designed homes. From cozy single-family residences to spacious properties,

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Scenic Drive through the Desert Landscape

Prescott Dells Road offers a scenic drive through the desert landscape. Away from the tourist rush, it provides a quieter, authentic experience. The road leads to hidden spots with panoramic views

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Exciting News for Home Buyers and Distressed Sellers in Arizona! 🏡 🌵

As a seasoned real estate agent with extensive experience, I understand the unique needs of both home buyers and distressed sellers. Navigating the real estate market can be challenging, but I'm

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🏡📈 Breaking News for Home Buyers and Sellers 📈🏡

Are you in the market for a new home or thinking about selling your property? The real estate landscape is constantly evolving, and here at Woods Hometown Realty, we are committed to keeping you

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Just Listed! 20785 E Antelope Road, Mayer, AZ 86333

Explore this charming 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom home with a versatile den, sitting on an expansive double lot of .33 acres. The property offers low-maintenance landscaping and a user-friendly layout

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Old Mine in Jerome

Known for its rich mining heritage, Jerome's Old Mine is a time capsule, a glimpse into the town's storied mining past.Jerome, Arizona, is a captivating town steeped in mining history. Once known as

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Exploring Yavapai County’s Diverse Attractions – Part 5

As we conclude our series on exploring the diverse attractions of Yavapai County, we venture into the northern reaches of this magnificent region. Get ready for a final adventure that brings

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For sale! 17240 E Lakeview Dr, Mayer, AZ 86333

Are you in search of a home you can make uniquely your own? Look no further! This 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom gem nestled on a corner lot with park views is your canvas for customization and remodeling.As

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First-Time Homebuyers in Prescott Valley

It's all about those exciting "firsts" when you're buying your first home. For these wonderful clients, it's the first step towards their dreams right here in Prescott Valley, AZ. We were thrilled

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For Sale! 22290 N Post Road, Paulden, AZ 86334

Imagine waking up to breathtaking views on 3.5 acres with a cozy 3-bed, 2-bath home in Paulden. This place has it all—storage sheds, a workshop, a big garage, and more! Inside, you'll find a

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Just Listed - Paulden Lots!

Are you on the lookout for a unique land investment that promises convenience, accessibility, and endless possibilities? Look no further! We're excited to have listed this stunning property that's

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Exploring Yavapai County’s Diverse Attractions – Part 4

Welcome back to our journey through Yavapai County, Arizona. In this installment, we'll be venturing into the heart of the county to explore some truly captivating attractions. From the rugged

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Exploring Yavapai County’s Diverse Attractions - Part 3

Welcome back to our blog series on exploring Yavapai County's diverse attractions. In the previous two parts, we delved into the captivating experiences and activities that this remarkable region

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Property Listings in Prescott and Surrounding Areas

7-Acre Land for Your Dream Home: Embrace nature's beauty and breathtaking views on this 7-acre property, perfect for building your dream home, keeping horses, or starting a small farm. Discover

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Sold! 5025 N Hermits Hideaway, Rimrock, AZ 86335

Check out this charming 2-bed, 2-bath home in Rimrock, Arizona. It didn't stay on the market for long! 📅 🏡 Looking to buy or sell? Look no further! 💼 Contact me for all your real estate

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Monsoon 2023

Lucky us!! Yesterday was the 1st day of the Monsoon storms of 2023. The pic below was taken yesterday on the way to Mayer, Arizona. Hopefully this will cool down the temps a bit here.Woods Hometown

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Just Sold! 3350 N Yucca Lane, Chino Valley, AZ 86323

Just closed on this charming 2-bed, 2-bath manufactured home. If you're thinking about selling your property, I'd love to help you achieve the same results. Reach out today, and we'll discuss how

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For Sale! 6200 E State Route 69, Prescott Valley

Introducing a wonderful opportunity in Prescott Valley! This commercial industrial space for sale is strategically situated on Highway 69, offering high visibility and convenient access. Built in

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Exploring Yavapai County’s Diverse Attractions - Part 2

Welcome back to our exploration of the exciting adventures and activities in Yavapai County! In our previous blog, we delved into the diverse range of experiences this captivating region has to.

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Just Listed! 5025 N Hermits Hideaway, Rimrock, AZ 86335

Fantastic opportunity in Rimrock, AZ!This charming home is full of potential. Bring your creative touch and make it your dream retreat. Panoramic views await. The Wet Beaver Creek wilderness area

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Exploring Yavapai County's Diverse Attractions

Yavapai County provides diverse activities, from outdoor adventures to cultural engagement. Whether you're interested in history, nature, or having fun with your family, here are some highlights to

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Just Listed! 2122 S Eastern Drive, Cottonwood, AZ 86326

Welcome to this stunning single-family home in Cottonwood, AZ! The grandeur of vaulted ceilings that create a spacious and open atmosphere welcomes you inside once you enter through the custom,

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Just Listed: 17105 Yarber Court!

Welcome to your dream hillside retreat in Dewey-Humboldt, AZ! This charming 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom manufactured or mobile home offers breathtaking views that stretch for miles, accompanied by the

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Woods Hometown Realty: Your Partner in Buying or Selling a Property in Yavapai County

Are you looking for a reliable realtor to help you buy or sell a property in Yavapai County? Look no further than Woods Hometown Realty. With years of experience in the industry, our team of real

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Just Sold! 3239 E Vaquero Lane Cottonwood AZ 86326

Your property could be the next to sell! We can help you determine your property's value. Let's get started on the process of selling today and make your real estate dreams a reality. Contact us now

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Architectural Styles in Yavapai County

Yavapai County is a diverse area with a wide range of architectural styles present in its homes. However, there are a few prevalent styles that are common in the area.One of the most popular

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Land for sale! 10424 E Prescott Dells Road

Looking for the perfect place to build your dream home or ranch? This vacant land in a beautiful rural location is only minutes away from shopping and local amenities. Priced to sell, this property

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Yavapai: Clarkdale (A Hidden Gem in the Southwest)

Clarkdale is the place to go if you want to find a small town with potential. This charming town is only 25 minutes from Sedona, and it's becoming more popular as a place to live, and visit

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Just Listed: 26055 N Lola Lane, Paulden, AZ 86334

Are you looking for a piece of land to build your dream home, keep horses, or start a small farm? This is your chance! This 7 acres property is spacious enough for endless possibilities. You'll also

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New Listing! 3239 E Vaquero Lane, Cottonwood, AZ

Looking for a cozy and charming home in Cottonwood? Look no further than this 3 bed/3 bath manufactured home!Inside, the master bathroom's double sinks and the guest bathroom's abundant storage

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Yavapai: Camp Verde (an outdoor enthusiast's dream)

Camp Verde is an outdoor enthusiast's dream, with a variety of exciting outdoor recreational activities for  all ages!With trails ranging from leisurely to challenging, hiking is one of Camp

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Yavapai: Prescott (a look into Whiskey Row)

Whiskey Row is frequently mentioned as a must-see attraction in any article or guidebook about Prescott, Arizona. Both locals and visitors enjoy the lively atmosphere and Old West character of this

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Yavapai: Sedona (Architectural Style inspired by Nature)

Sedona, Arizona is known for its breathtaking landscape, which has a significant impact on the interior design of the city's homes. Due to the stunning red rock formations and the abundance of

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Yavapai: Cornville: Vineyards & Wineries

The town of Cornville may be small, yet it is a fantastic destination in Northern Arizona thanks to its picturesque location, plenty of outdoor activities, and fascinating history.There are a number

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Yavapai: Paulden (Small Town Charm)

Paulden is a small quaint town known in Yavapai County. It sits roughly 15 miles north of Prescott, the county seat. There are only a little more than 5,000 people who call this area home,

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Yavapai: Cottonwood

Here are some unusual or interesting facts about Cottonwood, Arizona:• Cottonwood was originally named "Rio de las Lanas", which means "river of wool" in Spanish, due to the many sheep that

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Yavapai: Mayer

As a small and historic community, Mayer, Arizona has its fair share of folklore and legends. One such story involves the Lost Dutchman's Gold Mine, which is said to be located somewhere in the

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Yavapai: Prescott Valley

Here are some  fascinating facts about Prescott Valley, Arizona:• Formerly called Lonesome Valley, the name was changed to Prescott Valley in honor of the larger city of Prescott, located

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Yavapai: Groom Creek

While Groom Creek is not as well-known as some of the larger cities in Yavapai County, Arizona, it's rich history and is famous for several things.Love the outdoors? This place is located in the

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Yavapai: Dewey-Humboldt

Yavapai County is home to the town of Dewey-Humboldt, which can be found in Arizona. The beginning of the town's history may be traced back to the latter half of the 1800s, when people first started

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Yavapai: Chino Valley

Located just north of Phoenix, the city of Chino Valley, Arizona, is a pleasant and vibrant neighborhood. Chino Valley is a remarkable location to live because of its long history, vibrant economy,

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Yavapai County 101

Yavapai County is located in the central part of the state of Arizona. The county seat is Prescott, and the largest city is Prescott Valley. Yavapai County is known for its natural beauty, including

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The Best Neighborhoods to Live in Prescott

When it comes to finding the perfect place to call home in Prescott, Arizona, there are many great neighborhoods to choose from. Each neighborhood offers its unique charm, amenities, and lifestyle.

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Services for Veterans – at no cost!

Happy to share this beautiful service offered by Synergy Wellness Center. Veterans can receive chiropractic, massage and acupuncture services at no cost. How is this possible? Once you’ve

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A week apart: Clear skies and Downpours

As I was driving through Dewey and Prescott Valley, I was greeted with this beautiful display of cumulus clouds. I actually love the clouds this time of the year! But that was a week ago.,

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A little break at the lake (also my first Instagram reel)

July has been hectic! Places to go, clients to meet, phone appointments to make, and more. No complaints though! There’s nothing like completing those daily tasks to meet the year-end goal.

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New listing by Woods Hometown Realty!

views from this 2.2 acre property are awe-inspiring. Value is in the land, listed at $306,500. Follow the link below to know more about the listing, orto schedule a showing.SCHEDULE A SHOWING

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Random facts about Outhouses

Have you ever come across something so random yet striking that you ended up looking up its history? For me, it was this outhouse! I know it’s nothing special, but this just happened to catch

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4th of July 2022

Happy (almost) 4th of July! How have your celebrations changed this year? Are you going for the meat-grilling tradition? Are you throwing a party or celebrating with a small group? Or are you going

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"Prescott AZ? Why not!"

  Prescott is a city in Central Arizona and was known as the former capital State of Arizona until 1877. Not only for its historical areas, but Prescott is also a great place to live in. Here,

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The World’s Largest Gingerbread Village

December is indeed the most wonderful time of the year. Unlike other cities in Arizona, Prescott’s fine weather has deemed it the state’s go to holiday destination for the Christmas

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Are you looking for something to do this weekend?

There are tons of options within Prescott's trail system, which features both urban and rural hiking trails. In fact, the Mile High trail system contains about 100 miles of trails.A lot of people'

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What are you thankful for?

It’s undeniable that Thanksgiving is one of the most celebrated holidays in the United States. Since the 17th-century multiple generations have long built traditions surrounding the importance

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Veterans Day Treats

Veterans Day is only days away. The City of Prescott is looking forward to honoring our Veterans and their families for the sacrifice they have made for our country. In line with this, some

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Prescott to hold Veterans Day Parade

One of the most anticipated events in the country is the celebration of Veterans Day. It’s a time we get to openly honor our veterans who have fought with all their might to protect our

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Prescott’s Annual Spooktastic Fests

One of the best times of the year is slowly creeping upon us. With lots of fun, laughter, and spooktastic feels. Every year trick or treating just keeps on getting better. Halloween is not only for

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The Big Sting is Coming to Prescott

The Biggest Music Festival is coming to Prescott this October. Are you as excited as we are to experience the buzz? Brought to you by the Shadows Foundation of Flagstaff, this exclusive music camp

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An Ideal Time to Move

Prescott is a great town to move to. It’s perfect for people who want to get away from the clamor of the big city and fully immerse yourself in the historic vibe that is Prescott.There are

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Perfect Summer Getaway

With Fall slowly creeping in, our fun summer ideas and getaways are slowly halting. It’s not too late for us to take a break and soak in all that summer has to offer. What’s your perfect

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New Office; Fresh Start

“The beginning is the most important part of the work.” One of the bravest things that the Stephanie Woods Team has ever done is to take that leap of faith and start anew. It&rsquo

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The Ultimate Game Plan in Winning Bidding Wars

There are times when the real estate industry and market tend to be unstable and have low inventory. When this happens, there is a big possibility that good properties become pending within minutes

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MLS: The Backbone of Real Estate

Have you ever wondered what aspects or factors keep the real estate industry intact? There are many reasons why the industry just keeps on growing and does not falter. The MLS (Multiple Listing

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The Adventures of our New Brokerage

Every story has a beginning and an end. For The Stephanie Woods Team, it was time to turn over a new page and start anew. Saying goodbye to our previous brokerage was really hard for us. However, we

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Questions you should Ask before Purchasing Land

With the current market being the way it is, many buyers are now leaning towards land listings. The cost of homes in the area have been increasing because of the seller’s market. Some buyers

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Take Advantage of these Home Selling Ideas

With the current market’s status, selling homes has been hot these days. There are a lot of homeowners who have made the bold decision to put their homes on the market and relocate or purchase

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The Importance of Closing Costs

When buying a home there are some added costs that you must consider. Having enough funds for the down payment is not enough, the closing costs should also be prioritized.  Before anything

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Prescott Organizes VA 2KM Walk

A tribute to veterans has always been one of Prescott’s many annual events. Being the home of hundreds, if not thousands of veterans, this city in Arizona commemorates and has high regard for

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The Perks of Working with a Real Estate Agent

Different people have varying opinions when it comes to hiring a real estate professional. A good portion of property owners and buyers seek the help of a real estate agent when they have real

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Relocating? We’ve Got You Covered

Prescott, Arizona is on the A-list places to live in America right now. With gorgeous weather and accessibility, it is a highly regarded destination for people who want to relocate. Before

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Spring Cleaning Made Easy

Why is Spring so important to homeowners? This is typically the season to organize, clean, and declutter your home. The weather is just right, not too hot nor too cold. The birds are chirping,

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CMA Reports and Why You Need One

Thinking about selling your home before the market crashes? Do you know what price your home would list for?  Before thinking about listing your home, there are many aspects to consider

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Overpriced Listings and When to Reduce Them

The worst case scenario that could happen when selling your home is your listing becoming stale. Most buyers check out how long the property has been on the market. It is very common that buyers

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Your Home Style Guide for 2021

Since the beginning of the pandemic, comfort has been one of the most important aspects of our lives. Due to limited mobility and travel, most people are forced to stay at home. While at home

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Investing in Your New Beginning

Buying your first home is very sentimental, it is both a learning experience and a lesson that needs to be thought about over and over before execution. A lot of people don’t put into

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How Vital is the Escrow Process in a Sale?

Like most states, Arizona uses escrow accounts to peacefully mediate between the seller and the buyer. Before anything else, the escrow process is started when both seller and buyer have agreed on

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The Importance of Getting Pre-Qualified

When preparing to buy a home a buyer is encouraged to get pre-qualified so they will be fully aware of how much mortgage they are approved for and what loan type, which influences which homes to.

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What are the Key Factors in Making an Offer?

The process of purchasing a property in the Prescott area may require a bit of knowledge on how to value the property and make a firm and distinguishable offer. Many people might ask, what makes an

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The Unique Ways to Market Properties in the Technological Era

In the old days, it did not take much effort to market your home. It just took one sturdy For Sale sign and voila, you would have countless buyers lined up to check out your home. Granted, this is

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Open Houses and Property Tours Go Virtual Amidst Pandemic

This pandemic has changed things in our country and the whole world as well. However, amidst the pandemic, life must go on and we must slowly adapt to the new normal. In the field of real estate,

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What Cash-Offers and Mortgages Mean for Sellers

The current real-estate market favors sellers. Current real estate prices are skyrocketing, average days on the market are getting lower, and listings are being sold left and right. Which is why

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Snow Storm in Yavapai County Leaving Many Snowed In

Winters in Arizona have been moderate, they are always considered chilly but have never brought severe weather conditions. A typical winter in Yavapai county is cold but dry, borderline humid all

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Understanding HUD Homes

 The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), established a program providing quality housing and countless opportunities for prospective buyers who are either new homeowners or

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2021: VA Loans

I love working with my VA clients. Veterans Administration loans AKA VA loan financing has allowed me to help several military families purchase their dream homes. Depending on eligibility and

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2021: New Year, New Resolutions

  Globally, the concept of the New Year has been sort of anti-climactic. With COVID-19 cases spiking and the discovery of a new strain, it comes as no surprise that most people are not looking

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