Category Archives: Scottsdale Real Estate

General classification for all topics pertaining to the sale of Scottsdale Real Estate

Take the Scottsdale Neighborhood Quiz!

Considering a move to Scottsdale, but unsure where to start? Looking for a winter home and wondering which neighborhoods offer golf and/or gated options? Perhaps, you already live in the Valley and just want to know where the neighborhoods with unique homes, best schools or freeway access are? Whatever your needs, allow us to take…

Moving Day – A Realtor’s Pledge

Moving Day

Moving day is never easy. Keepsakes overwhelm boxes. Boxes overwhelm trunks. Memories overwhelm hearts. Leaving a house is simple. Leaving a home is sacred. It is something that demands reflection and resolve, whether the circumstances surrounding the upheaval are chosen or forced. Happy or sad. Not everything fits neatly into a box. Not everything is…

Welcome, Winter Visitors!

Camelback Mountain behind the McCormick Ranch Golf Course

Greetings, Winter Visitors! On behalf of the fine city of Scottsdale, I’d like to welcome you to the land of short sleeves and flip flops. Whether you are visiting us for the first time or have been making the annual pilgrimage for many years now, you are warmly welcomed. Literally. There is no shortage of…

What Is a Patio Home?

Alright, alright. Mickey’s a mouse, Donald’s a duck, Pluto’s a dog. What’s Goofy?

Earnest Money FAQ

Earnest Deposit FAQ

Earnest money. You’ve heard about it, been asked for it; you may have even written a check for it. What exactly is earnest money, though, and why do you need it when you buy a house? __________________________________________________________ Earnest Money FAQ  What Is Earnest Money? When buying (or leasing) a home in Scottsdale, you will be…

McCormick Ranch Open House 6/7 & 6/8

8210 E. Del Claro at the Island in McCormick Ranch

  You Are Invited!           Please join us between 1-5 PM this Saturday and Sunday (June 7th & 8th) for an open house at 8210 E. Del Claro Drive in McCormick Ranch.      Featuring 4 bedrooms (plus office), 3 baths, swimming pool, 3 car garage, and over 2600 sq ft…

Tips For Selling Your Home By Attending All Showings

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Is it Time to Sell My House?

As of this morning (2/24/12), there are 16,589 properties actively listed for sale in the Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service, well below our peak inventory levels in the 50,000+ range at the height of the foreclosure crisis. Moreover, there are currently more homes under contract (19,962) across the Valley than currently available to purchase. 7486…

How Long Should It Take to Find the Right Home?

Have you been searching for a home for six months? A year? Longer? If you have not found the home of your dreams (or, at least, the home of your needs) despite a protracted hunt, it’s time to come to grips with this stark reality: you are dreaming too big. The home buying process is…

Agency and the Ascending Market

The role of a Real Estate agent in a transaction is an ever-evolving one. Remember sub-agency? No? That is a testament to how quickly and totally the job description has changed over the past couple of decades, with every passing generation bringing more empowerment to consumers and choices in levels of service. The relationship between…

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