145 episodes

Arizona is a unique landscape with its own climate. Many Arizona Homeowners wish there was an owner’s manual, and now there is one. Each week, hosts Kenny Klaus and Scott Kooiman discuss a relevant topic for Arizona Homeowners and bring in experts to help listeners understand how best to care for Arizona homes, landscape, and every other aspect of owning a desert home. They’ll also keep listeners in tune to the state of the current housing market and new opportunities homeowners have in a changing world.

Kenny and Scott lead Klaus Team Real Estate Solutions, a real estate industry leader in Mesa, Arizona with Keller Williams Integrity First Realty, and both have decades of experience as owners of residential property in Arizona, both as homeowners and investors. They have consistently averaged selling a home a day every year since 2010.

State48 Homeowner Podcast Kenny Klaus and Klaus Team Real Estate Solutions

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Arizona is a unique landscape with its own climate. Many Arizona Homeowners wish there was an owner’s manual, and now there is one. Each week, hosts Kenny Klaus and Scott Kooiman discuss a relevant topic for Arizona Homeowners and bring in experts to help listeners understand how best to care for Arizona homes, landscape, and every other aspect of owning a desert home. They’ll also keep listeners in tune to the state of the current housing market and new opportunities homeowners have in a changing world.

Kenny and Scott lead Klaus Team Real Estate Solutions, a real estate industry leader in Mesa, Arizona with Keller Williams Integrity First Realty, and both have decades of experience as owners of residential property in Arizona, both as homeowners and investors. They have consistently averaged selling a home a day every year since 2010.

    Safety Online: Helping Our Kids Stay Safe While Connected Social Media

    Safety Online: Helping Our Kids Stay Safe While Connected Social Media

    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 them safe from potential dangers such as catfishing, sextortion, and online predators. Ashley shares her expert advice on establishing open communication, setting healthy boundaries, and utilizing parental controls. Watch this episode to gain valuable insights into protecting your teens online while respecting their digital autonomy.

    • 22 min
    Get Summer Ready: AC Spring Checkups

    Get Summer Ready: AC Spring Checkups

    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 operator of Polair, shares valuable insights on how to ensure your air conditioner will stay in peak operating condition throughout the summer.
    From checking your outdoor unit's refrigerant levels to understanding how to manage hot spots in your home, this episode is packed with crucial information for Arizona homeowners. Learn the best times to schedule HVAC maintenance and tips for preparing your home for the extreme temperatures ahead. Learn how different types of filters affect your home's air quality and the nuances of maintaining older homes.
    Don't miss out on this informative discussion and get ready to keep your home comfortable and safe during the intense summer months in Arizona!

    • 18 min
    Ep 143 - The Cost of Comparison: Learning to Make Smart Financial Choices

    Ep 143 - The Cost of Comparison: Learning to Make Smart Financial Choices

    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 effectively. Learn about the concept of "failing forward" and how to use credit cards responsibly.
    Klaus Team Real Estate Solutions is a Ramsey Trusted Real Estate Partner.
    0:00 Intro 
    0:59 Smart Consumers
    1:50 Failing Forward
    5:44 Strategic Action
    8:32 Call us First
    9:02 Biggest Pitfalls
    11:02 OK in Their Own Scale
    14:27 Comparison Creep
    15:29 The Swipe
    17:15 Solutions
    17:49 True Cost of Credit Cards
    19:31 Being Smart with Credit Cards
    23:47 Bet on Yourself
    24:13 Having Good Credit - But Not Using It
    27:40 Everyone''s Situation is Different

    • 31 min
    Protecting Your Home: Crime Prevention Every Homeowner Needs to Know

    Protecting Your Home: Crime Prevention Every Homeowner Needs to Know

    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 like leaving lights on and participating in neighborhood watch programs can enhance your home security. Tune in to safeguard your Arizona home!

    • 14 min
    Ep 141 - What if... Interest Rates Fell Quickly?

    Ep 141 - What if... Interest Rates Fell Quickly?

    In this episode of the State 48 Homeowner Podcast, real estate market experts Steve Farrington, Nat Stout, and Scott Kooiman delve into the intriguing but unlikely scenario of a rapid decline in interest rates. From the perspectives of both buyers and sellers, they explore the dynamics of supply and demand, home prices, home affordability, and the importance of planning during uncertain times.
     
    0:00 Intro
    1:41 Where Are Rates Now?
    7:28 Call Us First
    7:58 If Rates Dropped Quickly
    13:57 What Are Buyers Waiting For?
    17:05 While You Wait

    • 21 min
    Pest Control: Secrets of the Pros

    Pest Control: Secrets of the Pros

    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, sharing valuable insights on understanding rodent behavior and implementing effective trapping programs. Learn about the evolution of pest control from broad-spectrum pesticides to more targeted approaches, as well as the dangers of DIY efforts with certain pests.
    Explore emerging technologies in pest control, including innovative solutions for bird control and mosquito management. From disrupting bird navigation to disrupting mosquitoes' ability to reproduce, Dave Burns reveals the latest advancements in the industry.
    Don't miss out on this informative discussion that emphasizes the importance of tailored pest control solutions and the commitment to customer satisfaction. Whether you're a seasoned homeowner or just starting, this episode will equip you with the knowledge and tools to master your pest control game.
    Tune in now and take the first step towards a pest-free home!

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

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11 Ratings

11 Ratings

cmatt92366 ,

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I love this podcast! The weekly information always comes in handy. This episode was especially useful in my life at this time.

Josh Young, PGA ,

Great content for a building wealth through real estate investing in the east valley!

Kenny, Thank you for starting this podcast! I bought my 1st house in north Gilbert 5 years ago and have bought 2 more since then, moved into each and kept the previous as rentals, I recently did a cash out refi on the 1st house and I’m using that to buy my 4th. The content you are proving is exactly what I’m looking for! Keep it coming, I look forward to listening every Monday! Thanks, Josh

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