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Should You Buy a “Flipped” House?

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Here's an overview of this week's four-hour homeowner radio broadcast (running time 7-11AM)

7am wakeup

Weekend Wake-Up Hour

 Start your morning off with Rosie on the House as we talk with a special guest Katie Stumbo of Katie's Fit Life! Have you lost those extra holiday pounds?

8am grass icon

Outdoor Living Hour - Urban Farming with Greg Peterson

Urban FarmGreg Peterson of Urban Farm  joins us for another trip in the garden!

9am DIYhour

Should You Buy A "Flipped" Home?

With the housing industry booming, many new homeowners are running into problems with these types of homes. Learn what to look for and what you can do as both the buyer and seller of a flipped house to ensure you are making the right decisions.  Jennifer also sits down with Water Use It Wisely to talk about their Drab to Fab Competition!

10am topicoftheweek

Topic of the Week Hour

            Harold Perkins with Galaxy Lending Group for an update on the housing industry!

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7:00AM - The Weekend Wake Up

Broadcasting on KTAR & KAZM: Click the segment links below to listen to the archive or click the iTunes icon to the right to download this hour's Podcast.

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Segment 1 (running time 12:00)

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It's time! We catch up with Katie Stumbo from Go Conquer Fitness on staying in shape during the summer heat!

  • Rosie is gettng ready for his hiking trip to the Grand Canyon.
  • Heat-related issues and ways to be prepared for a summer hike. 
  • Listen to Katie describe Hammer Strength supplements she loves that could help you through a hike and recovery.
  • All the different ways your body cools itself and ways to help it during the summer months.
  • Choosing the right clothing to protect you from the suns rays.

Segment 2 (running time 7:35)

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  • The time it takes to go from rim to rim to rim in the Grand Canyon.....WOW!!!
  • More on hats and clothing for protection while hiking.
  • Water or do you need more? Yes! Listen to what you need with you.

Segment 3 (running time 13:34)

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  • Some signs you need to take action because of heat and dehydration.
  • Warnings of a heat stroke and the longterm issues it can create.
  • If you have stopped sweating, you need help immediately!
  • Make sure that if you are hiking alone to let someone know where you are.

Caller:

  • Dave - He has a story about getting sunburned at a football game, even with clothing covering the spots that were burned.
  • It sounds like Dave has heat blisters and we talk about how that can happen.
  • Katie shares a recipe for electrolyte replenishment.
  • Over-hydrating can be an issue and the myths about carbs.

Caller:

  • Tony - He shares a story about a heat stroke he experienced while he was in the Marines.

Segment 4 (running time 7:10)

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  • Some of the clothing and supplements that have helped Rosie & Jennifer have more succesful and fun hikes and runs.
  • Thanks to Katie for stopping by. Let her get you back in shape at Go Conquer Fitness!

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8:00AM - Urban Farming

Broadcasting on KTAR, KAZM, KNST, KAFF & KGVY: Click the segment links below to listen to the archive or click the iTunes icon to the right to download this hour's Podcast.

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Segment 1 (running time 12:01)

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It's always fun to catch up with Greg Peterson, owner of The Urban Farm!

  • We're talking chickens today and Greg shares his knowledge.
  • Tackling the "why chickens?" question.
  • Deciding on a good number of chickens for you. Start with a minimum of 3.
  • The different breeds and Greg's preferences.
  • Talking about egg colors and wondering if Hickman's Family Farms would have any input.....
  • Chickens in an urban environment.
  • Listen for a trick to determine if an egg is still good to eat.
  • A few feed stores to pick up feed and would be able to help you with your flock.

Segment 2 (running time 6:37)

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  • Tips on getting your first flock started using adults or chicks. 
  • Beware of chickens too old to lay eggs. They need to reach a point of lay and that means they are old enough to lay eggs.
  • Determining females and roosters and what to do when you get a rooster.
  • Housing - chicken runs, nesting boxes, coops and space needed.

Segment 3 (running time 11:57)

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Callers:

  • Kim - She has a chicken who is walking backwards more than forewards. Do we have any ideas what could be going on?
  • Can you have chickens in apartments or condos?

Texts From Listeners:

  • Does Greg ever run into problems with mites and what can be done about it?
  • How do you keep chickens from flying over fences to the neighbors yard?
  • We discuss fencing to keep out predators.
  • Eliminating things that attract wild animals into your backyard.
  • The cost of feed and the ultimate cost for that first egg.....

Segment 4 (running time 7:16)

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Caller:

  • Denise - She had a 3 year old chicken that went blind. She is concerned it had a disease and it could effect the rest in her flock.

Texts From Listeners:

  • How do you introduce new birds into an old flock?
  • Can they mix chicken waste with the compost to put down around trees?
  • Myths around chickens. Some fun ones!

Learn more next month when we have Greg back to talk about The Urban Farm!

9:00AM - Housing Topic: Should You Buy A "Flipped" Home

Broadcasting on KTAR, KQNA, KAZM, KNST, KAFF & KGVY: Click the segment links below to listen to the archive or click the iTunes icon to the right to download this hour's Podcast.

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Segment 1 (running time 11:58)

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Dealing with "Flipped" Homes and what to watch out for.

  • It's not about a simple coat of paint and new carpet, it's about full remodels done without a permit or according to code.
  • A home inspection is not enough. You need to look at pulled permits for any new work done at the home your considering buying.
  • Ask the seller if the work was done with licensed contractors.

Jennifer interviews Jennifer Davidson, Water Conservation Specialist from City of Scottsdale Water to kick off Water – Use It Wisely’s Drab to Fab 2 giveaway in which one lucky Phoenix homeowner will win a fabulous Xeriscape backyard makeover valued at $9,000. For more information and to sign up, visit http://wateruseitwisely.com/drabtofab/

Segment 2 (running time 6:50)

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Callers:

  • Dan - He's considering putting in synthetic turf and wants to know what we think and the costs he can expect.

*Dan can call Sunburst Landscaping for all his answers!

  • Tim - He had a tile issue a few months ago and had our specialist from East Valley Floors and they suggested he contact the R.O.C. He has a meeting setup and wants advice going into the meeting.

Segment 3 (running time 13:00)

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Caller:

  • Dave - He has 2 bedrooms above the garage and he's having a hard time keeping it cool in the summer.

*We deal with this a lot and have the expert to help. Call Dennis at Thermal Advantage.

  • Renting vs. Buying and Rosie's thoughts.

Caller:

  • Jason - He wants to put in an outdoor shower near his pool and wants hot water run to the area and wonders if there is a solution to heat the water at the spot?

Segment 4 (running time 6:27)

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Callers:

  • Billy - The cement on her front porch is discolored and she doesn't want the standard garage coating and can't use pavers. What do we think?

*We'll have her call Garage Floors & More to see if they can solve her issue.

  • Wendy - Her home flooded last year and she replaced the flooring and the work is done poorly. What can she do?

10:00AM - Housing Market Update

Broadcasting on KTAR, KQNA, KAZM, KNST & KAFF: Click the segment links below to listen to the archive or click the iTunes icon to the right to download this hour's Podcast.

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Segment 1 (running time 11:53)

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The Arizona housing market is booming! Find out where you stand with an update from Harold Perkins, owner of Galaxy Lending Group.

  • Harold and Rosie worked on refinancing a loan at a lower interest rate.
  • How the market has changed so dramatically since before the great recession.
  • The state of property & home values.
  • Maricopa County is growing faster than any other county in the US right now.
  • The misinformation Rosie heard in 2006 about the housing market.

Segment 2 (running time 6:50)

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  • Rosie asks Harold to get out the crystal ball on interest rates and where they're headed.
  • Terms and rates are negotiable. Don't assume you are in the best case scenario!
  • The remodeling industry is really booming and we talk about the link to homeowner equity.

Segment 3 (running time 14:04)

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  • Discussing Home Equity Loans - The Good and Bad.
  • Expectations for interest rates this year.
  • Refinancing loans and other tools to use your homes equity.
  • Rosie asks Harold about a client he's working with and what he would recommend.
  • Learn about "Renovations Loans"
  • The impact of the solar industry on the housing market and how attitudes have changed.

Segment 4 (running time 6:14)

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Caller:

  • James - Two homes in his neighborhood were remodeled and turned for a major profit. He wants to do the same thing. What kind of advice can we offer?
  • More on what they can do for solar at your home.

Reach Harold at Galaxy Lending Group if you need help financing your project!

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