Scottsdale Real Estate Blog

  • Buying a Home in the Summer

    BY Jeff Dial

    In you’re in the market for a new home, you’ve probably heard that spring and summer are the best times to buy. That’s when you’ll find the largest inventory of homes for sale. On the flip side, you’ll also have more competition from other ...

  • How to Reduce Stress During Your Move

    BY Jeff Dial

    Is there anyone out there who actually likes moving? Yes, it can be fun to get settled into a new place – especially if you’re upgrading – but the process of getting there can be stressful. If you’ve got a big move coming up, here’s what ...

  • What Counts as a Bedroom?

    BY Jeff Dial

    If you’re searching for a new home, you’ve no doubt poured over listings and have wondered why some rooms are labeled as “bonus” rooms or offices. Why not call them bedrooms? In today’s market, bedrooms are a great selling feature, so tha...

  • How To Be a Good Neighbor During Renovations

    BY Jeff Dial

    Whether you’re renovating a home you just purchased, or you’re sprucing up your house in preparation to sell, there’s no denying that renovations can be a big job. And those big jobs can often cause big headaches, for both you and your neighb...

  • Make De-cluttering Easy

    BY Jeff Dial

    One of the most important steps you can take when you’re selling your home is to de-clutter. Staging your home for a quick sale means cleaning, removing your personal items, and giving your space a neutral feeling. But if you’re like many peopl...

  • First Things To Do When Moving Into a New Home

    BY Jeff Dial

    If you’re a first time homeowner – or it’s been years since you bought a home – it’s good to know what those crucial first tasks should be. In the excitement of closing, packing up and moving, you may easily forget to check important item...

  • What To Ask When Buying New Construction

    BY Jeff Dial

    There’s no denying that there is a certain appeal to being the very first owner of a new house. You get to make all the decisions and build a home that suits your specific needs. You also don’t have to deal with the problems that older homes ca...

  • How To Stage a Bathroom

    BY Jeff Dial

    There’s no two ways around it – a bathroom can make or break a house sale. It doesn’t matter how great the rest of your house looks, if the bathroom is ugly, outdated or dirty, it can really turn-off a would-be buyer. If you’re getting ready...

  • Selling a Home As Is

    BY Jeff Dial

    Does your home have a leaky roof? Are the bathrooms outdated? Is it time to replace the furnace? If your home has issues, and you’re getting ready to sell, you may be dreading the repairs you have to make before putting it on the market. But what i...

  • 4 Common Types of Home Loans

    BY Jeff Dial

    Unless you’re planning to pay all cash, if you’re shopping for a home then it means you’re also shopping for a mortgage. Depending on your personal situation, some mortgages could be a better fit for you than others. Knowing which loan is the...