Monthly Archives: February 2011

New Construction Homes in and Around Scottsdale

New Construction Homes in McCormick Ranch

Looking for new construction homes in Scottsdale and the greater Phoenix area? You’ve come to the right place. Find your city of choice below and follow the links to a full list of all new homes currently listed for sale in the Arizona Regional MLS. ———————————————————————————————- New Homes in Scottsdale New Homes in Paradise Valley…

50 Things I’ve Learned Since 2007

One does not live through a Bubonic Real Estate Plague without lancing a few boils, or learning a thing or fifty. For your own edification, I give to you the lessons of a post-bubble Scottsdale Real Estate agent. ________________________________________________________________________________ Real Estate values can, indeed, decline. Oh, how they can decline. “Short sale” is synonymous with…

The Scottsdale Real Estate Glossary

Real Estate Glossary

When immersing oneself into the home buying or selling process, a consumer will quickly find him or herself inundated with an unfamiliar vernacular: Realtorspeak As we in the business have a tendency to forget that not everyone readily understands our acronym-heavy lexicon, the following is the CliffsNotes version of a Scottsdale Real Estate dictionary. Of…

Renting VS Buying a Home in Scottsdale: 2011 Edition

I find myself working the Scottsdale rental market more often these days than in years past. With a large percentage of the populace having been converted from homeowner to renter after selling a home short or losing it to foreclosure (thus, effectively eliminating themselves from the buyer pool for the foreseeable future due to credit…

REALTORs Released Back Into the Wild

Feb 9, 2013 09:45 AM Disassociative Press _______________________________________________________________________ SCOTTSDALE (DP) – A four year federal wildlife program to rehabilitate the sagging numbers of a local animal population has proven to be a rousing success, according to Dr. Slade Winders of the Herpetological Society of North America.  Non-indigenous to the Sonoran Desert, Realtus Serpentes is believed…

Somewhere on an Online Real Estate Forum …

Q & A: Home Buying in 85258 I want to buy a home that is for sale in McCormick Ranch for $495,000. I’ve heard I can get a better deal if I don’t use an agent, is this true? Also, what is the normal amount to take off the list price for an offer? Need…

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