Posts for Category Personal Interest

  • Why People Love Prescott Valley, AZ by USA Real Estate
    04/24/2019... Prescott Valley, Arizona, is a family-oriented community that sits at an elevation of 5,000 feet and is located 85 miles north of Phoenix.
  • Spring Cleaning Tips To Help You Sell Your Home by USA Real Estate
    04/19/2019... Prescott, Arizona, has a fantastic Spring season. Who am I kidding? Prescott has fabulous seasons all year long! With spring, we are brought fresh new flowers, opened windows, and Spring cleaning. This time of year also marks the beginning of a busy home-buying season.
  • How Much Equity Do You Have in Your Home? by USA Real Estate
    03/27/2019... If someone asked you how much equity you have in your home right now, could you answer them? Understanding your home’s equity is an important part of judging your overall financial health. Here’s a brief guide to determining your equity position in your home.
  • Prescott Arts and Crafts Festivals by USA Real Estate
    03/06/2019... It is almost festival time in downtown Prescott. For years, the historic downtown courthouse in Prescott, Arizona, has been home to Arts and Crafts festivals that bring vendors from all across the country.
  • Here’s How to Know if You’re Ready to Sell Your Home by USA Real Estate
    02/08/2019... Selling a home is an emotional experience with heavy financial repercussions attached. If you try and sell before you’re truly ready to move, you could find yourself in a stressful, costly situation which wastes a lot of time. Here’s how to ask yourself if you’re really ready to sell.
  • How to Make Your Home Baby-Friendly by USA Real Estate
    01/30/2019... You may not have kids of your own yet, but if you have people visiting your home for any extended period of time, you’ll want to make sure to do your best to baby-proof your space. Here’s how to shore up the biggest risks.
  • Learn To Garden in Prescott by USA Real Estate
    01/18/2019... Gardening is something that we love to pay attention to. We love it for our personal homes, but we also love to know about gardening in our area to help our real estate clients prepare the outside of their home for sale.
  • Protecting Your Valuables During a Move by USA Real Estate
    12/28/2018... Don’t let your move become more expensive than it already is! Check out these tips for protecting your valuables during your next move. Some of the techniques might surprise you.
  • Prescott's Christmas Calendar by USA Real Estate
    11/30/2018... In 1989, former Governor Rose Mofford officially named Prescott “Arizona’s Christmas City.” Since that time, Prescott has not disappointed visitors from all across the state and country, the Prescott area truly delivers a spectacular Christmas experience.
  • Safe Places To Trick-or-Treat in Prescott by USA Real Estate
    10/11/2018... Halloween is just around the corner! Safety first! It is important to our team at USA Real Estate to keep you and your children safe during this fun time of trick-or-treating!
  • Fall in Prescott is not only Beautiful it is Fun! by USA Real Estate
    10/03/2018... Did you know there were 14 Pumpkin Farms/Festivals in Arizona? In the Prescott area we are fortunate to have two pumpkin events. Mortimer Farms runs every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in October. We also have the Great Prescott Pumpkin Patch, a one-day event at Mile High Middle school on October 27th.
  • Moving Day Survival Kit by USA Real Estate
    07/20/2018... The little things make a big difference on moving day, which is why I highly recommend my clients prepare a “Moving Day Survival Kit” to make the move smooth. Here’s what goes into them!
  • 3 big myths about home buying by USA Real Estate
    04/26/2018... I’m here to save you pain, buyers. There are myths about the home shopping experience that must be addressed. I like to make the home buying experience as stress-free as possible, so please hear me out on these three big myths about home buying:
  • Moving Day Survival Kit Instructions by USA Real Estate
    04/06/2018... Moving day has a lot of moving parts. Almost everything you own is stored for transit, and finding one or two essential items can be a major headache, even if you labeled your boxes.
  • Price For National Park Passes Increasing - Purchase Now! by USA Real Estate
    07/13/2017... The US has generously given its senior citizens a gift! Individuals over 62 years of age have the option to purchase a lifetime pass which allows them lifetime entrance to more than the 2,000 recreation sites managed by six different federal agencies:
  • Things To Do In Prescott by USA Real Estate
    07/07/2017... Prescott, Arizona, located in Yavapai County, is a breathtaking town filled with beauty and charming history. This friendly town sits at an elevation of 5,400 feet with approximately 43,000 people calling it home. Prescott was officially named "Arizona's Christmas City" by Governor Rose Mofford. Most people refer to Prescott as "Everybody's Hometown".
  • Facts You Didn't know About July 4th by USA Real Estate
    06/30/2017... The first Independence Day on July 8, 1776 took place in Philadelphia. The White House celebrated Independence Day for the first time in 1804. 56 people signed the Declaration of Independence, with Thomas Jefferson writing the majority of it.
  • Discounted Tickets to World's Oldest Rodeo by USA Real Estate
    06/08/2017... Each year the Daily Courier offers discounted tickets to the Prescott's Oldest Rodeo on Courier Night! Tickets to Courier Night are $8 each.
  • World's Oldest Rodeo - Prescott, Arizona by USA Real Estate
    05/18/2017... July 4th in Prescott, Arizona, has a long time tradition of parades, rodeos, fireworks, and family fun. Below are schedules of some of the activities that will be held during the 4th of July week
  • 2nd Annual Memorial Day Tribute Show by USA Real Estate
    05/12/2017... The show will be a USO-style musical journey through the 1940s, ’50s and ’60s, presented by the Dewey Bottom Players. Prescott High JROTC and the VFW Color Guard will present colors to kick off the show and local Civil Air Patrol Cadets will escort guests to their seats.
  • Senior Discounts Abound Everywhere by USA Real Estate
    03/31/2017... This week, I set out to help enlighten my parents about the vast amount of businesses that offer senior discounts. They are very diligent shoppers and have reaped significant discounts as a reward for being seniors. Today, we will learn which businesses, restaurants and services in the greater Prescott area offer these types of savings. Some are targeted for certain days of the month, but in the end, can add up to extra money left in your pocketbook.
  • Enjoying Food From Your Garden All Year Long by USA Real Estate
    03/16/2017... Spring is the time of year our family becomes excited about planning our vegetable garden. Although the official “safe day” to plant most items is May 15th, it is important to plan ahead to select items that can be used past the growing season. This is key to a successful garden: Stretching the use of the vegetables that you garden so that they can be enjoyed past the end of the growing season. Here are some of our favorite ways that we benefit from our garden, which helps us save money on our grocery bill as well.
  • Time Magazine Declares Prescott Among ‘Happiest and Healthiest’ U.S. Communities by USA Real Estate
    03/11/2017... Prescott, Arizona, has been granted the title as one of the “happiest and healthiest cities in America” by Time Magazine! This is prestigious title follows the recent declaration by Sunset magazine, deeming Prescott as the “best place to live in the Southwest”. What great news for our beautiful town!
  • The History of Prescott Valley by USA Real Estate
    03/03/2017... Prescott Valley, Arizona, is a thriving town just a few minutes east of historic Prescott. Prescott Valley was the seventh fastest-growing place among all cities and towns in Arizona between 1990 and 2000 and has approximately 42,000 people calling it home.
  • Already 26 Years Since War by USA Real Estate
    02/24/2017... It was on August 2, 1990, over 26 years ago, that Iraq invaded Kuwait, its tiny oil-rich neighbor, and within hours had occupied most strategic positions in the country.
  • Recycle and Get Paid by USA Real Estate
    02/16/2017... There may be numerous items in your home, shed or garage that can be recycled. Understandably though, recycling items can be intimidating. Below are some insights on how to streamline this process, as well as make some money.
  • How Long Has Ground Hog Day Been Around? by USA Real Estate
    02/01/2017... Groundhog Day is celebrated each February 2nd as an indicator of how long until spring arrives. If a groundhog comes out of its hole on this day and sees its shadow, there will be six more weeks of winter weather; no shadow means an early spring!
  • Preparing Your Home For Sale by USA Real Estate
    01/20/2017... “Time is Money” when it comes to selling a house. Many times the longer the house is on the market, the more significant the financial impact. In addition to the marketing strategies a professional realtor implements to help the house sell faster, there are things a home owner can do their home to decrease the amount of time the house is on the market.
  • New Year’s Fun Facts by USA Real Estate
    12/29/2016... New Year’s is a great time to gather with friends and family to celebrate the upcoming year, as well as make resolutions to break bad habits or start good ones. How much do you about the first holiday of the year? Below are some fun facts about New Year’s.
  • When Was The First Christmas Tree Placed in Prescott? by USA Real Estate
    12/22/2016... . In 1916, the first municipal Christmas tree was erected in the courthouse plaza. The town leaders decided at the meeting of the Prescott Chamber of Commerce on December 18, 1916 the tree would be placed in the new Courthouse plaza and declared there were to be “lights, decorations, candy, toys and charity baskets for every worthy, poor family in the city.”
  • Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas by USA Real Estate
    12/02/2016... Christmas is a great time to make homemade gifts for the special people on your Christmas list. Below are a few ideas for quick gifts that will make a hit this gift-giving season.
  • Fun Thanksgiving Facts! by USA Real Estate
    11/23/2016... Thanksgiving is more than over eating and football! Thanksgiving is a commemoration of the 1621 three-day feast to celebrate Plymouth Colony’s autumn harvest and the gratitude of the 50 colonists who survived the harsh winter that took so many lives.
  • Why doesn't Arizona observe daylight-saving time? by USA Real Estate
    11/18/2016... Why doesn't Arizona observe daylight-saving time? The short answer: The last thing the majority of Arizona needs to save is daylight. On a July day in Phoenix or Tucson, when the high is 114 degrees, the faster the sun goes down, the better. Most people don’t want the sun hanging around until 8:40 p.m.
  • Basketball Comes To Prescott Valley by USA Real Estate
    11/12/2016... Basketball fans are in for a treat since the newly added Northern Arizona Suns basketball team has named Prescott Valley their home. The NBA D-League will play their games at the Prescott Valley Event Center at 3201 N. Main Street, Prescott Valley.
  • Yavapai Courthouse Celebrating 100 Years! by USA Real Estate
    10/14/2016... To celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the Yavapai County Courthouse, the Arizona Superior Court in Yavapai County is hosting an open house to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the laying of the Yavapai County Courthouse cornerstone.
  • Prescott Receives National Recognition by USA Real Estate
    10/10/2016... Prescott, Arizona, is a spectacular place to visit at Christmas time. The downtown historic courthouse has massive trees lit from top to bottom, the gazebo is decorated, and the impressive pillars of the courthouse are decked out with dazzling lights and festive decorations.
  • The secret is out . . . Prescott is a Great Place to Retire! by USA Real Estate
    09/19/2016... Prescott, Arizona, is conveniently located half way between Phoenix and Flagstaff in the mountains of northern Arizona. At an elevation of 5400, Prescott enjoys cooler summers than most other areas of Arizona. Combine that with the charming historic downtown, the hometown atmosphere, and the surrounding beauty, you have all of the elements for a great place to retire.
  • Yavapai County Fair Is Next Week! by USA Real Estate
    08/31/2016... September 8th marks the beginning of the Yavapai County Fair. There is something special about a Good ‘Ol Fashioned County Fair!
  • Success For All at Annual Home Buyers Fair by USA Real Estate
    08/26/2016... SA Real Estate and Property Management are thrilled at the success of the first Annual Home Buyers Fair on July 9, 2016. The event was held at the VFW Post #10227 in Prescott Valley.
  • Prescott Airport Serving Since 1926 by USA Real Estate
    08/24/2016... The Airport is located just north of Highway 89A off Highway 89 at 6500 MacCurdy Drive, Prescott. On July 4, 1926 the Yavapai County Chamber of Commerce opened the airstrip that was built by volunteers and pilots.
  • You Don't Need To Have Students to Do Back To School Shopping by USA Real Estate
    08/12/2016... You can save significant money and shop the sales for your home, work, and save money on gifts. The pencils, notebooks, organizational items, paper, and folders have fabulous prices this time of year.
  • Take Care Of Your Pets During The Monsoons by USA Real Estate
    08/05/2016... Monsoons scare humans, and that happens even when we have a little knowledge of what is going on. But the loud crashes, lightening and heavy rains can severely startle pets during the storms.
  • Annual Home Buying Fair by USA Real Estate
    06/28/2016... USA Real Estate and Property Management are presenting the 1st Annual Home Buying Fair and Fund Raiser on July 9th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the VFW Post 10227, 2375 N. 5th St. Prescott Valley (by the entrance to Fain Lake). For more information call (928) 755-0400.
  • Protect Your Pets During 4th of July by USA Real Estate
    06/27/2016... 4th of July is one of USA Real Estate’s favorite time of year. The USA team loves to celebrate the holiday and take a moment to honor the great United States of America.
  • Kitchen Open at VFW in Prescott Valley by USA Real Estate
    06/02/2016... USA Real Estate supports the VFW Post in Prescott Valley. The VFW assists veterans and their families. Thank you Post 10227!
  • Memorial Day is Serious by USA Real Estate
    05/26/2016... Even though picnics, family fun, barbeques, and ice cream are a fun constant on Memorial Day weekend, the reason behind celebrating Memorial Day is much more serious and meaningful.
  • USO Memorial Day Show by USA Real Estate
    05/17/2016... VFW Mingus Mountain Post is presenting a USO Memorial Day Show at Heights Church on May 20th at 6:00 p.m.
  • USA Real Estate Supports Our Veterans by USA Real Estate
    05/03/2016... May 8th marks the day that the World War II conflict ended. Even though the conflicts are over, USA Real Estates appreciation for our veterans continues.
  • Did You Know … April is National Decorating Month by USA Real Estate
    04/01/2016... Helping buyers find the perfect home that they can decorate to their heart’s content is our specialty