scottsdale real estate: What to Expect From a Realtor With Regard to Marketing Your Home - 12/05/18 07:30 PM
 
If you are prepping your home to be sold and you want to work with a Realtor, you should know what to expect. 
 
Hiring Jeff Fisher is one of the most important decisions you will make with regard to selling your home. As a home seller, you want your property to sell quickly and at a reasonable price. Jeff can help you to realize these goals by marketing your property your property to potential buyers.
 
Allowing Jeff Fisher to market your home to sell involves much more than simply hosting an open house.  Jeff Fisher is responsible for … (0 comments)

scottsdale real estate: Things to Do in Scottsdale #5 - 07/09/18 03:30 PM
Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West. 
 
This fascinating museum, situated in Scottsdale Old Town, covers information about all 19 western states, from Texas to the Dakotas (including Hawaii and Alaska) and is, basically, 35,000 sq. ft. of captivating facts, painting and artifacts for everyone.
The museum regularly features changing exhibitions, gallery tours and activities that bring to exciting life its Western heritage.
One of the museum’s most current shows includes the Cowboy Artists of America, incorporating contributions of its 77 artists to western culture and fine arts. The museum’s helpful staff are happy to answer questions, and there is also a … (0 comments)

scottsdale real estate: Things to do in Scottsdale #2 - 05/24/18 05:38 PM

If the family enjoys mini-train rides, a lovely park with concessions, and model railroading, make sure you stop in at the McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park.
Kids (and dads!) of every age will adore the huge 15 in. gauge railroad, Magma Arizona Railroad locomotive, a railroad museum and much, much more.
There are hundreds of square feet of meticulously constructed dioramas with every gauge of model train running around, together with interactive buttons that allow you to activate various equipment, sound and light parts!
The generously sized park has several play areas, a carousel and a gift shop to purchase snacks and souvenirs.
Centrally located in the … (1 comments)

scottsdale real estate: Things to Do in Scottsdale - 05/14/18 12:58 PM
When The New York Times’ once described Scottsdale as being “a desert version of Miami’s South Beach” it forgot to mention that the town is best known for being “The West’s Most Western Town” too.
Scottsdale is only 31 miles long and 11 miles wide, but it has certainly managed to fill that space with some amazing attractions in the form of parks, museums, shopping areas and concert halls, to name but a few. Its population of 230,500, as of 2014, has been keeping busy with all of them, so let’s find out what’s going on!

The McDowell Sonoran Preserve is a … (1 comments)

scottsdale real estate: 6 Tips for Removing Kitchen Clutter While Selling Your Home - 03/28/18 08:02 PM

6 Tips for Removing Kitchen Clutter While Selling Your Home
Preparing your home for a sale can be an overwhelming process. You might not be sure where to even start, that's why de-cluttering the kitchen is a great place to begin. So much of life takes place around the kitchen. It's where people come together to cook, share about their day, and make memories.
A well-staged kitchen will not only help you attract potential buyers, but it will showcase one of the most frequently used spaces in your home. Kitchens are integral to entertaining and in today's age of open floor plans, they're … (3 comments)

scottsdale real estate: Instagram for Realtors - 01/03/18 07:23 AM
 
Compared to other social media platforms, Instagram might not have the best referral traffic rates, its user base is skewed to a younger demographic, AND around 80% of Instagram users are outside of the US….
So, you’re probably thinking- ‘Is using Instagram really worth it?’
Short answer to that question- absolutely, YES!
With over 700 million active users and engagement rates up to 10x higher than other platforms like Facebook, Instagram may be a totally different ball game than other social channels, but it is the perfect tool for realtors to build awareness, create relationships and boost their brand.
First things first. If you’re on Instagram- you … (0 comments)

scottsdale real estate: Welcome To Silverleaf in Scottsdale - 04/12/17 07:54 AM
 
Welcome to Silverleaf, a private enclave of custom estate homesites and intimate retreats tucked into the canyons of the McDowell Mountains in North Scottsdale, Arizona, and adjacent to DC Ranch.
With its classically designed Tom Weiskopf golf course, clubhouse and spa, Silverleaf represents the desert experience lived at the highest levels.
Silverleaf offers the best of both worlds: private resort‐style living with easy access to all that a major metropolitan area like Scottsale and Phoenix has to offer. Silverleaf is located within minutes from fine dining, world‐ class shopping, professional and collegiate athletics and a multitude of fine arts venues in and around … (0 comments)

scottsdale real estate: Optima Camelview Price factors - 01/02/17 09:53 AM

 
There are several factors that need to be considered that you won’t necessarily find in black and white on the Arizona MLS:
• Terraces – Whether you call them terraces, balconies, or patios, they’re important.  These terraces can vary in size, anywhere from 25 square feet to over 1,000 square feet.  Some units even have two terraces or balconies!
• Mountain Views – The Camelview Optima is surrounded by mountains including the infamous Camelback Mountain.  Units that have great views of the mountains can be very desirable.
• Pool Views – Having great views of either of the well maintained two outdoor pools can … (2 comments)

scottsdale real estate: 6 Dos and Don’ts of Basement Home Improvement - 12/07/16 08:28 AM
6 Dos and Don’ts of Basement Home Improvement.
 
 
While we dont have too many basements in Scottsdale Arizona, or the surrounding ares, there are some. So heres a few qucik do's and dont's when it comes to basement improvement. 
When you’re preparing your Scottsdale/Phoenix house for sale, the basement is often overlooked when it comes to home staging. While rooms such as the living room and bedrooms take staging center stage, any smart buyer will want to explore all the rooms of your home – and that includes the basement.
A clean and finished basement is an excellent addition to any home, and can … (0 comments)

scottsdale real estate: Things to do in December 2016 - 11/28/16 10:09 AM
Looking for a few things to do? Well, here's a great list:
Things to do in December
 
November 22nd 2016 – January 1st 2017 7575 E Princess Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85255
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Celebrate the splendor of the season at the AAA Five Diamond award-winning Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. Witness the resort transform into an enchanting winter wonderland during our Seventh Annual Christmas at the Princess festival November through January 2017. The Princess is the perfect destination to create holiday traditions and make holiday memories your family will cherish for years to come.
http://www.scottsdaleprincess.com/Seasonal-Events/Christmas-at-the-Princess
Santa Cares Photo Experience
December 4, 2016 … (2 comments)

scottsdale real estate: ARCADIA AVERAGE PRICE PER SQ. FT. UP 3% FROM LAST YEAR - 09/28/16 04:11 AM
ARCADIA AVERAGE PRICE PER SQ. FT. UP 3% FROM LAST YEAR
19% increase in the number of homes sold.
Using data supplied by the Cromford Report The residential market in Arcadia was stronger during the three months November 2015 through January 2016.
Sales volume rose 19% above last year’s total and average pricing saw a rise of 13%. Since the average size of homes sold during the quarter rose by 9%, this resulted in a slight increase of 3% in the average price per square foot.
The number of active listings rose sharply by 26% from a year earlier, but with a 19% higher sales … (0 comments)

scottsdale real estate: 3 Things That Are Key to an Equity-Boosting Bathroom - 09/26/16 07:08 AM

A bathroom renovation can add value to your property, if it’s done right. These three things are key Believe it or not, there’s a right way to renovate your bathroom and a wrong way. Done right, a bathroom can boost the equity of a home, recouping up to 70 percent of the renovation costs. Done wrong, no matter how attractive, it can be a loss.
Here are three things that are key to boosting the value of your home through a bathroom renovation.
According to the 2015 Remodeling Cost vs. Value Report issued by the National Association of Realtors in conjunction with Hanley … (2 comments)

scottsdale real estate: Things to do in the Phoenix Area this Weekend - 08/18/16 06:21 AM

 
Things to do in the Phoenix Area this Weekend
 
 
Events:
Carol Pacey & the Honey Shakers Fri. 08/19, 6:30pm-9:30pm Westgate Entertainment, Glendale Carol Pacey & the Honey Shakers is a four-piece Americana District band based out of Tempe.
more info   map
Tuna Does Vegas Fri. 08/19 - Sun. 08/21, times vary Ghostlight Theatre, Sun City West "Tuna Does Vegas" re-unites the lovable and eccentric characters from the "third smallest town in Texas" as they take a rambling romp in Sin City. $17
more info   map
Art Showcase & Supply Swap Fri. 08/19, 6pm TechShop Chandler Over 60 artists will be displaying and selling amazing artwork, … (0 comments)

scottsdale real estate: Thinking About Your Own Property as a Vacation Rental? - 08/12/16 06:18 AM

The rise of short-stay rental sites like Airbnb, VRBO and HomeAway is tempting homeowners to purchase vacation homes that will also generate income. For some, renting is a way to recoup some costs of a second home purchased primarily for family fun. Others do the math and find it makes sense to rent full time or close to full time. Rental income can also defray the cost of improvements if the second home is a fixer upper, says Brian Sharples, CEO of HomeAway, which has more than 1.2 million paid listings in 190 countries.
Vacation homeowners make an average of $28,000 a … (0 comments)

scottsdale real estate: What to Look for in a Home When You’ve Got Furry Friends - 08/08/16 06:09 AM

Shopping for a new Scottsdale home is complicated enough when you’re dealing with humans. When you start factoring in your family members from the animal kingdom (no, we’re not talking about your Cousin Howard), things can start to get a little bit hairy. Will your yard meet your dog’s tastes? Is there enough space indoors for your cat to roam? With pets, you have to take these questions and more into consideration, just as you would with human roommates.
Is Your Pet Welcome?
Buying a house is certainly much different than renting. You make the rules, so no more strict guidelines on whether … (3 comments)

scottsdale real estate: Optima Camelview in Scottsdale Az - 07/21/16 07:16 AM

 
Optima Camelview: 11 luxury condominium buildings on 14 acres at the northern gateway to downtown Scottsdale.
Close to Old town, Across the street from world famous retail shopping, Scottsdale Fashion Square.
Short walk to the arts district. Close to freeways.
Take a look at what Optima Camelview has to offer today!
Call me for  tour or to show any of these fine listings. 
Jeff@arizonasrealty.com or call 602-531-0435
Optima Listings
 
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scottsdale real estate: Real Estate 101: What Exactly Is A “Buyer’s Market”? - 05/24/16 07:22 AM
Real Estate Terminology 101: What Exactly Is A “Buyer’s Market”?
If you’ve been following the Scottsdale real estate market for any length of time, you’ve probably heard the phrase “buyer’s market” or “sellers market” at some point. And although the meaning may seem apparent, it takes some study to understand what actually constitutes a buyer’s market. Who decides whether it’s a buyer’s or seller’s market in Scottsdale Arizona? What’s the threshold for deciding between the two?
Here’s a couple of facts you need to know. Supply And Demand: Economic Factors That Govern…Everything
If you studied basic economics in school, you’ll probably remember an early … (1 comments)

scottsdale real estate: Saving Up for Your New Home Down Payment? - 04/25/16 12:20 AM
Saving Up for Your New Scottsdale Home Down Payment?
Try These Money-saving Tips to Speed Things Up One of the most significant challenges that many people face when preparing to buy a first home in Scottsdale as it relates to saving money for a down payment.
While there are many different mortgage loan programs with varying down payment requirements, the fact is that it can still be difficult to save up a large sum of money. Some loan programs may require you to save as much as 10 percent or 20 percent of the sales price of the home.
You can employ a few … (0 comments)

scottsdale real estate: Custom Home Features That Will Make Your Property More Desirable - 03/02/16 10:35 PM

If you are looking to renovate your Scottsdale home before selling, what are some of the luxurious home features you can add that will really make the home special? These features will not only make your home more impressive, they will also improve your quality of life as you spend time in the home.
Another advantage of having these special features in your home is that they will make the property more attractive to buyers when you eventually resell.
Walk In Closet
A walk in closet is a dream-come-true for any fashionista, with enough space for clothing, accessories and dozens of pairs of shoes. … (2 comments)

scottsdale real estate: Home Buying: Viewing Furnished or Unfurnished homes. - 12/21/15 05:34 AM

There is no doubt that buying a house in Scottsdale, Arizona is a huge financial and emotional step. Soooooo, when it comes to making the call, you are most probably going to face the question – whether to view a furnished or vacant/unfurnished property!
In order to maximize the chances of getting yourself the best deal on the market, here are a few things to take into consideration. As a Scottsdale homebuyer, you might end up seeing a lot of properties, and choosing the one that can meet your future needs is definitely troublesome. A common practice however is to see the … (2 comments)

 
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