It's finally here! The first day of summer! Here in Arizona it starts to feel like summer way before the official start date to the season. Spring hangs around for a bit and then boom, the weather starts to warm up instantly! It's like living in an oven sometimes but thankfully, there's plenty of ways to keep cool during the summer! Whether you're hosting a BBQ for your friends and family, or go to a water park, there's always something to do here in the valley during the summer!
To kick off the summer season, we asked the team what their favorite summer food and drinks are!
Our awesome realtor, Brooke Michie loves a classic Vodka and Gin drink for the summer! The amazing Kari Dean is hooked on Mexican mules and wine spritzers like Le Croix mixed with a nice and refreshing Pino Grigio, and your classic summertime favorite, beer! She also enjoys vodka lemonade and a classic gin and tonic with orange slices! Bright and bubbly Laura Kulakowski enjoys another classic summer time drink, margaritas! Our marketing manager Vanessa Contreras enjoys a cold Modelo from time to time but also loves drinking some classic Mexican natural freshers like jamaica and horchata!
"Where's Dave?" loves a nice sunbrewed iced tea and some shrimp salad! He also loves Food City's version of a tasty pico de gallo, eat it with chips, tacos, burritos, you name it! By day he's a hospital logistic and software systems manager, but by night he's a great realtor! Chad Cox loves sipping on a nice refreshing Dos Equis by the pool, and you can find Chad eating a delicious tuna ceviche anytime he heads to Rocky Point! The team's most funniest yet caring member, Sam Mobley (#mobleymagic), loves a nice and cool red Sangria from Blanco Taco + Tequila which is located in Scottsdale, AZ! Last but not least, the man who created this amazing team, the one and only Darwin Wall enjoys a nice ice cold Coors Light accompanied by some tacos!
Curious to know more about where and how everyone makes their favorite drinks or foods? Ask them! Follow each of our realtors on their social media pages and they'll gladly share with you their favorite summer time recipes and drinks! Let us know what your favorite summer time recipes and drinks are in the comments below! We hope that your start to the summer is a great one and make sure to stay hydrated this season!
Ever listen to the song "In the Summertime" by Mungo Jerry? It's a classic feel-good song that gets you ready for the summer season! Summers here in the valley can get pretty hot, but thankfully there's many different ways to keep cool! Whether it's a dip in the pool or a float down in the Salt River or going to a water park, there is always something that will keep you cooled down!
There are plenty of homes here in the valley that come with a pool, and who wouldn't want to have a little piece of paradise in their backyard? That's one sure way of staying cool during the summer season here in the valley! Considering that we are one of the fastest growing states in the U.S., people need a place to live. Surprisingly, one of the best times to be searching for a new home is now during the summer! School is out, the buying power is up, but most importantly, interest rates for mortgages are at a low right now!
It may be getting hot outside as we keep getting deeper into the season, but that shouldn't stop you from searching for a new home. There are many ways to work around the heat, especially if you want to take advantage of low interest rates. There's great inventory in the market, so keep an eye out on what's being listed and let us know how we can help!
Our jobs as realtors is to make the home buying process as smooth as possible. It does tend to slow down during the summertime, but we still go above and beyond for our clients. If you're considering buying a house anytime soon, think about doing it now during the summer and feel free to contact us if you have any questions or need some guidance with the home buying process! And don't forget to listen to that summer classic if you haven't already! ;)
The darwin Wall Team. Assisting Arizona Home buyers and Sellers in the East Valley.