Question of the Month

Question of the Month

Aug 1st, 2014 | By
Question of the Month

Q: My electric bill was over $250 in June! Is there any way to beat the heat and reduce my energy costs? A: First and foremost, don’t let your cool air sneak out of your house! Check your windows and doors to make sure there are no gaps or cracks in seals, caulking or weather […]



Question of the Month

May 15th, 2014 | By
Question of the Month

Q: What should I do if I’m driving and I get caught in a dust storm? A: Dust storms can create dangerous, sometimes even deadly driving conditions and sometimes reduce visibility to zero. The area between Tucson and Phoenix is noted for being the only place in the United States to experience the “haboob,” a […]



Question of the Month

Jan 9th, 2014 | By
Question of the Month

Q: I live in Rancho Sahuarita. I have a friend who also lives in Rancho, but her HOA dues are lower than mine. Why? A: The regular Rancho Sahuarita HOA dues are currently $93 a month. People who live in gated communities, or in the Presidio del Cielo sections that share front common areas pay […]



What is a “CFD” and has it really been proposed in Rancho Sahuarita?

Jan 8th, 2014 | By
What is a “CFD” and has it really been proposed in Rancho Sahuarita?

Q: What is a “CFD” and has it really been bproposed in Rancho Sahuarita? A: A Community Facilities District is a separate government agency that can issue bonds, build improvements and impose a property tax. It is created and approved by the Town Council. The CFD proposal is for a taxing district in currently undeveloped […]



Question of the Month

Nov 14th, 2013 | By
Question of the Month

Is there anything special I need to do to prepare my swimming pool Q: for the upcoming winter months? A). Well another swim season is coming to an end. Most people won’t think about their pools until Spring. The change of seasons and fluctuation of temperature create the most havoc on your pool equipment. There […]



Question of the Month

Sep 17th, 2013 | By
Question of the Month

Q. Is there anything I need to do to my house to get ready for winter? A.As desert dwellers, it is easy to forget the fact that our winter nights get chilly and temperatures can drop below freezing. With that in mind, there are a few home maintenance steps you should take now before our […]



Question of the Month

Jul 20th, 2013 | By
Question of the Month

Q. Why is the water level at Sahuarita Lake so low? A.The town of Sahuarita recently performed inspections on Sahuarita Lake. In order to facilitate the inspections, water levels were lowered by pumping water from the lake to an empty basin north of North Santa Cruz park. Officials discovered the lake is losing more water […]



Question of the Month

May 13th, 2013 | By

Q. Short Sale Question: Who Owns the Loan? KCM Blog on April 29, 2013 A. The short sale process can be very complex. Every bank and investor has a slightly different program and set of guidelines they follow. Since each investor has different rules and guidelines, it can help you considerably to find out who […]



I just went under contract for a new home and I would like to purchase new furniture on credit; could this cause a problem before closing?

Mar 13th, 2013 | By
I just went under contract for a new home and I would like to purchase new furniture on credit; could this cause a problem  before closing?

Borrowers – Watch NEW Debt Before Closing Whether you are buying a home or refinancing, Buyers/Borrowers should never accumulate new debt while in the process of closing a transaction. Lenders consider factors such as debt ratio, which is the ratio of debt to income, and credit score to approve loans. Lenders will recheck the financial […]



I want to update my kitchen, but I’m looking for the latest trends. What would you recommend?

Jan 16th, 2013 | By
I want to update my kitchen, but I’m looking for the latest trends. What would you recommend?

We are starting to see some new trends in in kitchens.  Realtor.org and HomeThangs.com, offer the following kitchen design predictions for the New Year:     Modern style: Kitchens are getting more modern in style, boasting simplified lines and offering up big, open spaces perfect for entertaining. Tucked-away appliances: Appliances designed to blend in with the rest […]