scottsdale az real estate: Putting More Equity in Your Pocket - 05/21/19 03:40 PM
The numbers are out, and the Phoenix Metro real estate market is going strong!  Sales are up 13.8% over last month and are 5.6% higher than last year’s sales.  Housing inventory numbers for new and total inventory were up, but inventory remains low with only a 2.43 month supply of homes. Home prices have also increased in the past year, with the average sales price up 5.6% and the median sales price up 6.3%. Days on market have continued to be consistent for the last quarter and is currently at 69 days on market.
For the first time in 2019, we saw … (2 comments)

scottsdale az real estate: 1238 N 85th Pl - For Rent! - 10/14/13 11:53 AM
  Great Scottsdale rental opportunity in a fabulous community! This property features updated wood floors, single car garage and new carpet throughout the upstairs living areas! Also, all lighting and ceiling fans have been updated to add a modern touch to this already elegant home. With its fantastic location, this town home leaves you minutes from your favorite destinations; Old Town Scottsdale, Scottsdale Fashion Square and a plethora of other hot spots are moments away!
Call The McKinley Group at 480-355-8645 in order to schedule an appointment to view this great home.
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scottsdale az real estate: Making Your Scottsdale AZ Real Estate Stand Out - 10/25/10 10:53 AM
If you are selling a home in the current market conditions it is necessary to make your Scottsdale AZ real estate stand out from the pack. Short of lowering the price the way to attract buyers is to have an attractive property and in addition to a Scottsdale home's appearance it must have a nice feel. The key to drawing in a buyer is to help the buyer feel comfortable in your home.
As days get cooler, your home should feel warmer. Have a fireplace? Consider having a fire in it when you know buyers will be coming by. Turn up … (0 comments)

scottsdale az real estate: Buying Scottsdale AZ Real Estate? Final Walkthrough Important Last Step - 10/13/10 09:43 AM
If you are buying Scottsdale AZ real estate, the often overlooked final walkthrough can be an important last step. Imagine closing on your new home and entering its doors for the first time as an inhabitant and owner to find that the refrigerator is gone, or worse, huge holes are left in the walls, previously hidden by large mirrors or artwork. The final walkthrough is often overlooked by pure naivety, but ignoring it could mean unpleasant surprises.
More often than not homeowners don't vacate a home before closing, and scheduling a final walkthrough as close to the time of closing as possible is … (0 comments)

scottsdale az real estate: Foreclosure is Avoidable - 10/04/10 09:28 AM
When it comes to distressed Scottsdale real estate it is important for home owners to know that foreclosure is avoidable. Foreclosures have been in the media so much over the past few years that the term is commonplace, but the reality is that foreclosure is not something that most people want to face, or need to face. It is important for home owners to know their options and understand that foreclosure is the last stop on the distressed Scottsdale AZ real estate road.
Short sales are an option for those whose property is in the pre-foreclosure state. Basically a short sale is … (0 comments)

scottsdale az real estate: Selling Your Scottsdale AZ Real Estate? Prepare Yourself & Your Property - 09/10/10 11:18 AM
If you are selling your Scottsdale AZ real estate it is of the utmost importance to prepare both yourself and your property. Today's real estate market is a tough one and in order to sell you have to have an edge on the competition. A Scottsdale AZ Realtor, such as Gina McKinley, can come in VERY handy, arming you with the knowledge and expertise to get the job done in an efficient and timely manner.
The main ingredients to a successful sale are:
Price Condition Location Marketing When it comes down to it price is a key ingredient for selling in today's … (0 comments)

scottsdale az real estate: Arizona Real Estate: There is Good With the Bad - 08/27/10 10:06 AM
When it comes to Arizona real estate there is good news with the bad news. Reports came out this week that showed a significant drop in real estate sales volume. The increase in sales volume due to home buyer tax credits was bound to be followed by a drop, as most surges are. The tax credit was in full swing during the summer of 2009 and packed a bigger punch when it was extended and expanded to include existing home owners along with new home buyers.
The last extension of the home buyer tax credit expired at the end of June, … (0 comments)

scottsdale az real estate: Buyers Are in Charge When It Comes To Scottsdale AZ Real Estate - 07/05/10 04:47 AM
Buyers are in charge when it comes to Scottsdale AZ real estate these days. Sellers don't like this piece of news, and who can blame them, after-all no one likes to be on the losing end of a game. This means that it is a great time to be a home buyer, even better if you don't have to sell a piece of Scottsdale real estate to buy a new one. What makes it such a great time to be a buyer? Mortgage rates, home prices and inventory. That's right, these three items add up to create prime buying power.
Mortgage … (0 comments)

scottsdale az real estate: Buying A Scottsdale AZ Home? Secure A Mortgage First - 06/07/10 03:39 PM
People love to say that there is more involved with buying a Scottsdale AZ home than just money, and while this is indeed true, you cannot buy a home without it. When thinking about Arizona real estate and purchasing a new home an important first step is securing a mortgage. Before even stepping foot in a lender's office take a good hard look at your finances.
Examine your household's income and expenses and determine what you are capable of paying each month. Affordability has been calculated at a mortgage being 30% of your monthly income and a mortgage that swallows up … (0 comments)

scottsdale az real estate: Determining A Scottsdale AZ Home’s Value - 05/25/10 07:30 AM

When selling a Scottsdale AZ home one of the most important pieces of the puzzle for both the seller and the buyer is price, which obviously matters.  The seller without a doubt has a value in mind when he decides to sell his Scottsdale home.  A Scottsdale AZ Realtor, such at Gina McKinley, will conduct a Current Market Analysis (CMA), comparing homes that have sold in the area, both what similar homes have sold for and what has sold recently.  Conducting a CMA should reveal what is a fair price to list a home at, however certain features can tweak the price per … (0 comments)

scottsdale az real estate: Remodeling Your Scottsdale AZ Home? Don’t Forget Your Outdoor Living Space - 04/26/10 10:16 AM

If you are considering remodeling your Scottsdale AZ home, don't forget about your outdoor living space.  The exterior of your home contains valuable outdoor space and making certain changes or additions can help ad value and appeal to your real estate investment.
Improvements to the exterior of your Scottsdale home can involve something as simple as new patio furniture and a fire pit, adding a patio or deck, or installing an outdoor oven.  An attractive and usable outdoor area appeals to family living as well as entertaining.
Landscaping additions can involve making an area more green by the addition of low maintenance … (0 comments)

scottsdale az real estate: How Much Is Your Scottsdale AZ Real Estate Worth? - 04/15/10 10:34 AM

Technically a home is only worth what someone is willing to pay for it, when you are trying to price your Scottsdale AZ home to sell you may want more specific guidance however.  Comparative market analysis (CMA) is a standard way to price real estate to sell. 
When doing a CMA to price a home, a broker or individual will examine the current Scottsdale AZ real estate market, evaluating what types of homes are selling for what and averaging the price per square foot.  Of course certain factors can affect the price of a given home, its condition, neighborhood, and upgrades to … (0 comments)

scottsdale az real estate: Tax Benefits of Owning a Scottsdale AZ Home - 04/01/10 10:22 AM

The internal debate of whether or not to own a Scottsdale AZ home as opposed to continue to rent a home brings many questions about owning a home to the surface.  Along with the cost and responsibility of owning a Scottsdale home comes the tax benefits and write-offs that can come with home ownership.
Mortgage interest is one positive of buying a Scottsdale home.  The mortgage interest paid each year can be written off at tax time.  Property taxes are also deductible from federal and state income taxes.
If you decide to sell your home you can deduct any home … (0 comments)

scottsdale az real estate: Tips for a Scottsdale AZ Home Buyer - Get a Mortgage First - 12/20/09 08:57 AM
Finding a mortgage before looking for Scottsdale AZ real estate is a smart idea. Getting a mortgage, or rather getting approved for a mortgage, lets a Scottsdale AZ home buyer know what he can expect to afford when looking at property. 
It is important for a potential buyer to know how to secure a mortgage. There are any places to look for a mortgage these days.  There are banks, mortgage brokers, finance companies, credit unions and private lenders.  Often experienced Scottsdale Realtors have mortgage brokers or banks that they work with often, and using a lender that has a good reputation … (0 comments)

scottsdale az real estate: Choose a Scottsdale AZ Realtor Like Gina McKinley to Sell Your Home - 11/29/09 03:43 PM
In today's competitive Scottsdale AZ real estate market it is important to pay attention to the details if you want to sell your house. 
If you want to sell your house in Scottsdale AZ, consider choosing a Scottsdale AZ realtor like Gina McKinley who is experienced and knowledgeable about the Scottsdale AZ area, such as important details like what is selling and what people are paying. 
A Custom Market Analysis (CMA) is essential for establishing fair market value for your home.  Gina McKinley, a Scottsdale AZ real estate agent, will help price your home appropriately and competitively. If you choose to … (0 comments)

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