Scottsdale Real Estate Blog

  • How to Win a Bidding War

    BY Jeff Dial

    Buying a home is an emotional, complex and often stressful process. This is doubly so if you’re buying in one of the country’s hottest real estate markets, where there are more buyers than there are houses available. It’s quite likely in these ...

  • Getting Ready to Sell

    BY Jeff Dial

    As we head into 2017, you may be thinking that this is the year to finally put your house on the market. And when you do, you’ll want it to sell quickly for the best possible price. Here are our suggestions for what you need to do to get your home ...

  • 11 Common Real Estate Terms Explained

    BY Jeff Dial

    If you’re buying or selling a home, you’ll probably come across some terms that you’ve never heard before, or don’t completely understand. Being confused about the terminology can make an already complex process that much more stressful. By e...

  • Housing Trends for 2017

    BY Jeff Dial

    If you’re considering buying or selling a home in 2017, it’s advisable to know what to expect as you dive into the market. Here’s a look at what some experts are predicting for the coming year. Mortgage rates are expected to rise 2016 saw...

  • 5 Tips for Millennial Home Buyers

    BY Jeff Dial

    Realtor.com has predicted that 2017 will be a hot year for millennials in the real estate market. Millennials are beginning to reach those milestones in life that drive people to buy a home – specifically, getting married and having kids. If you’...

  • How to Shop for a Mortgage

    BY Jeff Dial

    When you’re making a big purchase, like a car or a new computer, you tend to shop around for the best deal, right? While you may not realize it, you should do the same for a mortgage. After all, a home is likely the most expensive thing you will ev...

  • New Year’s Resolutions for Homeowners

    BY Jeff Dial

    What’s your New Year’s resolution this year? Instead of making the same pact year after year to lose weight or eat healthy, why not make a resolution that sticks? If you’re a homeowner, consider making a commitment that can really save you mo...

  • Dress Up That Unused Fireplace

    BY Jeff Dial

    Nothing beats a warm, toasty fire on a cold, snowy day. But what if your fireplace is not working or not used? No problem! There are many creative ways to put that otherwise unused space to work for you. Here’s a look at some of our favorites. Tur...

  • Make Your Winter Garden Beautiful

    BY Jeff Dial

    Just because Old Man Winter is here doesn’t mean that your garden can’t be beautiful! In fact, winter gardens can provide their own special kind of magic and wonder, seamlessly taking you on a visually appealing journey from fiery fall to gentle ...

  • What Are Closing Costs?

    BY Jeff Dial

    When buying a home, you know you should expect to have a certain amount of money saved for a down payment. But have you stopped to consider how much you’ll need to have set aside for closing costs?  Here we’ll break down the fees associated wi...