SaddleBrooke Living

Oct. 25, 2019

Upsize? Downsize? Rightsize?

As See in Saddlebag Notes by Jo Parsons 10/25/2019

When you moved to SaddleBrooke did you think of that new home as being a part-time abode, downsizing residence or permanent home?

Many start out with a smaller home because they are Winter Residents, a larger home because they ...

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Oct. 25, 2019

A Cozy Nest in Raven's Rest – Madera Remodel

As seen in Saddlebag Notes By Beth Fedor 10/25/2019

 

This article is the third in a series to highlight seven homes(one villa and six single- family homes) featured in the 2019 SaddleBrooke Remodeled Home Tour held Saturday, April 7, 2019. The homes are presented in no ...

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June 28, 2019

Staging Your Vacant House Without Spending a Fortune

As Seen in Saddlebag Notes on 6/28/2019 by Beth Fedor

One of the questions home sellers frequently ask Realtors is whether or not to stage a house they have vacated. Be assured that nothing is more boring (and forgettable!) to potential buyers than an empty house – especially ...

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May 31, 2019

A Thing for Vacuuming

As Seen in Saddlebag Notes  By Jo Parsons   May 31, 2019

Let me start by saying that I am married to the King of Vacuums. Before moving to Arizona, our kids dubbed my husband Jim “Vac Man.” We had a vacuum cleaner for every floor and room in our ...

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May 31, 2019

Prepare Your Home now for the Monsoon Season

 As Seen in Saddlebag Notes By Beth Fedor, REALTOR® May 31, 2019

Newcomers to our region are often bemused by the “Do Not Enter When Flooded” signs oddly posted in the middle of the bone-dry desert. However, those who’ve experienced an Arizona summer know that these signs are no laughing matter ...

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April 26, 2019

Do's and Don'ts of Remodeling

As Seen in SaddleBag Notes By Jo Parsons 4/26/`9

If you are seriously contemplating a remodeling project, you need to make sure you have your I’s dotted and T’s crossed.

The first plan of action is to ask yourself why you want to make a change and then ...

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April 26, 2019

The 2019 Remodeled Home Tour - Model names are becoming meaningless

As seen in Saddlebag Notes by Beth Fedor 4/26/2019

“What model did you buy?” is one of the first questions asked of new SaddleBrooke residents. In a population where residents move an average of three times within the community, model names are a common reference point. What ...

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March 29, 2019

Your Lock and Leave Checklist

As Seen in Saddlebag Notes  by Beth Fedor 3/29/2019

While our Springtime weather is still so beautiful, it’s hard to imagine the heat that will soon arrive, and with it, the departure of many SaddleBrooke residents for cooler climes. Before you snowbirds fly away, there is preparation involved ...

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Feb. 26, 2019

Thriving in Place in SaddleBrooke

As seen in SaddleBag Notes By Beth Fedor  2/26/2019

We all want to be independent and in control of our lives for as long as we possibly can – preferably until the day we die. Aging-in-place is an appealing concept, to live out our years in the comfort ...

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Jan. 22, 2019

Montana Remodel - Redesign on a DIY Dime

By Beth Fedor, Realtor®

While most of the homes on SBCO’s SaddleBrooke 2018 Renovated Home Tour employed professional contractors and substantial home improvement budgets, Dick and Cheri Allen’s home was an exception. Since purchasing their Montana floorplan home in 2009, the Allens have, on their own, completed a number of ...

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