Scottsdale Real Estate Blog

  • Do You Need Flood Insurance?

    BY Jeff Dial

    We’re well into hurricane season, and every year we see images on the news of the devastation that flooding can bring. Whether or not you live in a hurricane zone, floods can happen anywhere and are ranked as America’s most common natural disas...

  • What is a Bedroom Community?

    BY Jeff Dial

    You may have seen listings that describe a neighborhood as a “bedroom community.” But what does that term really mean? And is a bedroom community the right choice for you? Let us break it down for you. What is a bedroom community? A bedroom...

  • Fall Garden Tips for a Better Spring

    BY Jeff Dial

    Changing leaves and falling temperatures may not make you think of spring. But chores you do in your garden now can have a big impact during next year’s growing season. Fall is a great time to do some work in the garden that will give you a head ...

  • Tipping Your Movers

    BY Jeff Dial

    You’ve squared away all the details of your move, but you’re left with one lingering question. How much do you tip the movers? Moving day can be stressful and exhausting, made more so when you get to the end of the day and aren’t sure if you ...

  • How to Recognize Mold Problems

    BY Jeff Dial

    When buying a new home, one of the problems you should be on the lookout for is mold. Even the cleanest homes have some mold, but if the problem has gotten out of control it could cause serious health issues. Common reactions to mold include diffic...

  • Always Ask These 5 Questions When Buying

    BY Jeff Dial

    Is a new home purchase in your future? Shopping for a new home can be an exciting time, and it’s easy to get swept up in your emotions. But remember that buying a home is one of the biggest financial transactions you’ll ever make. While it’s ...

  • Selling Your Home After Labor Day

    BY Jeff Dial

    Labor Day weekend is the unofficial end of the summer season. If you’ve been thinking about selling your home, you may be wondering if you’ve missed the boat. Spring and summer are often thought of as the best seasons for selling your home. But d...

  • New Empty Nesters – Now What?

    BY Jeff Dial

    As the summer comes to a close, it’s time for the kids to head back to school. But for some people, that means seeing their youngest child off to college and suddenly becoming empty nesters. This transition is a major life shift that can take tim...

  • Why Was Your Offer Rejected?

    BY Jeff Dial

    You’ve been searching for a new home for weeks, and you finally found “the one.” You submit an offer and start to daydream about life in your new home. Unfortunately, you get a reply back from your agent saying your offer has been rejected. T...

  • 4 Prosperity Practices for Homebuyers

    BY Jeff Dial

    If homeownership is in your future, then you’re no doubt saving for a down payment. While the Internet is full of practical advice about how to save money for a home, how do you cultivate a mindset that makes your financial goals possible? Do you...