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    What is Medicare fall open enrollment and traditional open enrollment?

    By Scott Kooiman | October 6, 2020

    Medicare fall open enrollment allows for you to enroll or change your Medicare coverage. Open enrollment in the marketplace for health insurance is not the same. To qualify for Medicare, you must be 65 or older. This is not the same as Medicaid and does not have any correlation with Medicare. Below you will find... Read More

    Why Prices are Unlikely to Fall

    By Scott Kooiman | March 19, 2020

    Economist and housing expert Michael Orr commented on the impact of the COVID-19 virus by saying, “A number of people seem to assume that we are heading for a recession and that home prices will fall. The first assumption is quite reasonable. The second assumption is based on fear and has little analytical data to... Read More

    Why This is Not Like the Last Shift

    By Scott Kooiman | March 19, 2020

    With all of the volatility in the stock market and uncertainty about the Coronavirus (COVID-19), some are concerned we may be headed for another housing crash like the one we experienced from 2006-2008. The feeling is understandable. Ali Wolf, Director of Economic Research at the real estate consulting firm Meyers Research, addressed this point in... Read More

    Cooling/OFF: Optimizing Your HVAC System for Arizona Summers

    By Scott Kooiman | June 24, 2019

    Coming home in Arizona is a wonderful thing in the summer, especially when your air conditioning system is fully optimized and cost-efficient. The Right Temperature The right temperature is a delicate balance between your family’s comfort, the health of your system, and your financial bottom line. The lower you set your thermostat, the more you’ll... Read More

    Coming Soon: Mountain Bridge

    By Scott Kooiman | July 12, 2018

      Mesa Home in Mountain Bridge – 85207 COMING SOON 4 Bedroom/ 5 Bath Coming Soon!! Absolutely gorgeous single level home in the highly desirable Mountain Bridge Community. This 4049 sq ft, 4 bed, 4.5 bath home features a great room, home theater, office, beautifully upgraded kitchen with granite counter-tops and glass tile backsplash, gas... Read More

    Is it a Good Time to Rent?

    By Scott Kooiman | June 21, 2017

    It’s not uncommon for people to ask us if the time is right to purchase a home, but we rarely have people asking us when a good time to rent is.  Regardless, we want to make it very clear based on the data that today is clearly NOT a good time to rent when buying... Read More

    A Tale of Two Markets

    By Scott Kooiman | March 15, 2017

    The inventory of existing homes for sale in today’s market was recently reported to be at a 3.6-month supply according to the National Association of Realtors latest Existing Home Sales Report. Inventory is now 7.1% lower than this time last year, marking the 20th consecutive month of year-over-year drops. Historically, inventory must reach a 6-month... Read More

    Las Sendas Homes

    By Scott Kooiman | August 11, 2015

    Las Sendas homes blend nature and luxury in this master planned community nestled near Tonto National Forest and the Usery Mountains. With natural beauty and pristine mountain views that will leave anyone breathless, Las Sendas homes for sale were designed to accentuate the landscape around the Valley. Las Sendas is Spanish for “The Paths”, and... Read More

    Augusta Ranch Homes

    By Scott Kooiman | July 22, 2015

    Augusta Ranch is a vibrant master planned community located in the East Valley. Built around the beautiful Augusta Ranch Golf Course, Augusta Ranch homes are surrounded by outstanding schools, well maintained parks, and gorgeous views of the Superstition Mountains. Within the heart of the community, Augusta Ranch houses the Augusta Ranch Golf Club. This 18... Read More

    85212 85209 Local Real Estate Market Expert Update

    By Scott Kooiman | October 28, 2013

    The Local Market Experts at The Kenny Klaus Team created this infographic to help you understand the current real estate market in the Southeast Mesa ZIP codes of 85212 and 85209. This graphic explains the current supply and demand issues and what that means for buyers and sellers.     Read More