Scottsdale Real Estate Blog

  • The Benefits of Going to Open Houses

    BY Jeff Dial

    Are you getting ready to buy a home? Or maybe homeownership is something you’re planning for in the not-too-distant future? Then you’ve no doubt stumbled across open houses and wondered if you should go. Whether you’re ready to buy or getting...

  • Home Insurance and Halloween

    BY Jeff Dial

    It’s that time of year again! Time for Halloween pumpkins, candy, costumes – and possible claims to your homeowner’s insurance. While trick-or-treating is a time-honored tradition, it also increases the risk of damage to or accidents on your pr...

  • Why Use a Real Estate Agent?

    BY Jeff Dial

    Whether you’re buying or selling a home, you’ve probably considered whether or not it’s really necessary to work with a professional real estate agent. With so much information available online, isn’t it possible to go through the process a...

  • Home Selling Myths Debunked

    BY Jeff Dial

    If you’re selling your home, you’ve no doubt received lots of advice about the process. Though most folks have the best of intentions, the information they share may not always be accurate. And in some cases, the “facts” they tell you may b...

  • Should You Buy a Starter Home?

    BY Jeff Dial

    Are you a first-time homebuyer? Then you may be wondering if you should buy a less expensive starter home now or wait until you have more money saved to buy a “forever” home later. While there is no one-size-fits-all answer, there are some things...

  • Face Your Home Selling Fears

    BY Jeff Dial

    We understand – selling a home is tough! It’s one of the biggest financial transactions you’ll ever complete in your lifetime. That can be scary. But don’t let it keep you from putting your house on the market. Here are some common fears th...

  • Bathrooms Defined

    BY Jeff Dial

    Have you ever seen a house listing that advertises a half bath? Or maybe it lists a three-quarter bath, or even a quarter bath? What do those terms even mean? Whether you’re buying or selling a home, it’s helpful to know just what goes into defin...

  • How To Celebrate Your Home Purchase

    BY Jeff Dial

    If you’ve just purchased a home, then you know what a stressful few months it can be. Collecting financial documents, securing financing, house shopping, making an offer, getting an inspection – there are so many things to accomplish before clo...

  • What Do Real Estate Agents Do?

    BY Jeff Dial

    You’ve probably been told that if you’re buying or selling a house, you should work with a professional real estate agent. But do you know what real estate agents actually do for you? We understand that it can seem kind of mysterious. Here’s ...

  • Buying a Home For Sale By Owner

    BY Jeff Dial

    For Sale By Owner (FSBO) homes are just that – homes that are being sold without the assistance of a real estate agent. As a buyer, you may be wondering about buying a FSBO home, especially if you’re working with an agent. While there are certa...