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    Safety Online – Helping Our Kids Stay Safe While Connected. – Ep. 145 – State 48 Homeowner Podcast

    By Scott Kooiman | May 13, 2024

    In this insightful episode of State 48 Homeowner Podcast, we sit down with Ashley Fortune, MSW, a social worker from Gilbert Public Schools, to discuss how parents can help their teens navigate the world of online safety. As social media becomes an integral part of our children’s lives, it’s important to understand how to keep... Read More

    Get Summer Ready: AC Spring Checkups : Ep 144 – State 48 Homeowner Podcast

    By Scott Kooiman | May 6, 2024

    Whether spring, summer, or fall, keeping your home in tip-top shape is essential for comfort and safety. In this episode of the State 48 Homeowner Podcast, we dive into the importance of maintaining your HVAC system and the role of filters in ensuring clean air and optimal performance. Our expert guest, Robert Marcheski, owner and... Read More

    The Cost of Comparison: Learning to Make Smart Financial Choices | Episode 143

    By Scott Kooiman | April 29, 2024

    Dive into the differences between smart and normal consumers in this episode of the State 48 Homeowner Podcast. We sit down with Ramsey Certified Financial Coach Caroline Kelly explore the hidden costs of comparison, impulse spending, and the pitfalls of credit card usage. Discover practical strategies for becoming a smarter consumer and managing your finances... Read More

    Protecting Your Home: Crime Prevention Tips | State 48 Homeowner Podcast Ep. 142

    By Scott Kooiman | April 22, 2024

    In this episode of the State 48 Homeowner Podcast, crime prevention officer Dawn Blake from the Mesa Police Department shares valuable insights and real-life anecdotes about home security. From the dangers of leaving garage doors open to the importance of locking up firearms, learn practical tips to keep your home safe. Discover how simple measures... Read More

    Pest Control: Secrets of the Pros: State 48 Homeowner Episode 140

    By Scott Kooiman | April 8, 2024

    Join host Scott Kooiman and special guest Dave Burns, CEO of Burns Pest Elimination, in this eye-opening episode of the State 48 Homeowner Podcast. Discover the insider tips and cutting-edge technologies used by professionals to tackle pesky rodents and insects like never before. In this episode, Dave Burns delves into the intricacies of pest control,... Read More

    Talking to Your Kids About Substance Abuse – State 48 Homeowner Podcast Ep 139

    By Scott Kooiman | April 1, 2024

    In this episode of the State 48 Homeowner podcast, we sit down with Ashley Fortune, a social worker from Gilbert Public Schools, to discuss a pressing concern for many parents: substance use among children and teens. As societal norms shift, so do the challenges faced by parents in addressing drug education and prevention. Ashley shares... Read More

    Stay Safe From Scams: Protecting Your Property from Title Fraud | Episode 138

    By Scott Kooiman | March 25, 2024

    In this episode of the State 48 Homeowner Podcast, we dive deep into the alarming rise of title fraud in Arizona with guest Alysia Moore from Fidelity National Title. From targeting vacant lots to sophisticated schemes involving absentee owners, we uncover the tactics used by fraudsters to deceive homeowners, while diving in to other types... Read More

    What does $600k Buy in the East Valley? | State 48 Homeowner Podcast Episode 137

    By Scott Kooiman | March 18, 2024

    Join Klaus Team real estate agents Kraig Klaus, Ty Lusk, Twila Edwards, and Scott Kooiman as they delve into the current landscape of home affordability in the East Valley of Phoenix Metro, Arizona, in 2024. In this episode, we explore what $600,000 can buy in Mesa, Gilbert, and Queen Creek, highlighting three properties in each... Read More

    Conquering the Home Budget – State 48 Homeowner Podcast Episode 136

    By Scott Kooiman | March 11, 2024

    In this episode of the State 48 Homeowner podcast, host Scott Kooiman dives deep into the world of home budgeting alongside guests Christine Matthews from the Klaus Team and financial coach Caroline Kelly. Together, they share personal stories, practical tips, and invaluable insights on how to make smart financial decisions and achieve long-term success with... Read More

    Creepy Crawlies: A Guide to Arizona’s Pests | State 48 Homeowner Podcast Episode 135

    By Scott Kooiman | March 4, 2024

    Join host Scott Kooiman and special guest Dave Burns from Burns Pest Elimination as they delve into the fascinating world of bugs and critters in Arizona. With over 41 years of experience, Dave shares invaluable insights into common pests like ants, crickets, spiders, scorpions, Sonoran Desert Toads, and the notorious roof rats. Discover the signs... Read More