Scottsdale Real Estate Blog

  • Easy Garden Projects for Spring

    BY Jeff Dial

    Spring is finally here! There is no better way of getting through the last few grueling weeks of winter than knowing that you’ll soon see spring flowers dotting an otherwise grey landscape. But what if you have no time to garden? No worries! Ther...

  • What To Do After You Sell Your Home

    BY Jeff Dial

    Just because you’ve closed escrow and have given the keys to the house to their new owner doesn’t mean you’re done just yet. While the hard part is over, there are still a few tasks you should complete before calling it a done deal. Clean ...

  • Downsizing? Here’s How

    BY Jeff Dial

    Whether it’s because your kids have left for college or you’re preparing for retirement, many homeowners choose to downsize at some point in their lives. Making the move from a large home to a smaller one can be both liberating and challenging. I...

  • What to Expect on Closing Day

    BY Jeff Dial

    You searched for and found a house. You put in an offer that was accepted. You applied for a mortgage, got a home inspection and completed what seemed like a thousand other tasks, all in preparation for closing day. If you’re a first-time homebu...

  • Keep Your Home Show Ready – Even With Kids!

    BY Jeff Dial

    When you’re selling your home, keeping it spotless for showings can be tough. But making sure it stays clean, especially when you have kids, can seem downright impossible. But there is hope! By having a plan and sticking to it, you can keep your ho...

  • How to Survive Your Home Sale

    BY Jeff Dial

    Let’s be honest – living in your home while you have it on the market can be tough. Not only do you need to keep it spic and span at all times, but you also have to be ready to show it on a moment’s notice. This can cause quite an upheaval in y...

  • Etiquette of Installing a Privacy Fence

    BY Jeff Dial

    Do good fences make good neighbors? They can, as long as you follow the proper etiquette when installing a privacy fence. If you’ve just purchased a home and would like to fence in your yard, follow this advice to stay on good terms with your new n...

  • Pros and Cons of Buying a Fully Furnished Home

    BY Jeff Dial

    Are you a first time homebuyer nervous about adding the cost of furniture to your big move? Or perhaps you’re thinking of buying a vacation home, but don’t want the added expense of furnishing it? Maybe you’re a busy professional who needs to...

  • Curb Appeal on a Budget

    BY Jeff Dial

    Spring is just around the corner. If you’re getting ready to put your house on the market, that means it’s time to add a little pizzazz to the exterior. First impressions count in real estate, and making your home look inviting on the outside wil...

  • What Are Home Sellers Required to Disclose?

    BY Jeff Dial

    Are you gearing up to sell your home? Then you should know that there are certain things you are legally required to disclose to potential buyers. If you don’t, you could find yourself in legal or financial hot water. While disclosure regulations v...