Looking for a family oriented way to spend Halloween. Look no further than the City of Scottsdale's annual Fall Festival. It's this Wednesday night, Oct. 31, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Eldorado Park south ballfields, 1909 N. Miller Rd. Join in on the fun with: A haunted forest Interactive game booths Costume … [Read more...] about Got a Halloween Costume for Your Dog Yet?
Archives for October 2007
Are you thinking about selling your home? Or, has your house been on the market way too long, with no offers? As always, Condition, Location, and Pricing are the keys to selling your home, more than ever in today's market where buyers have a surplus of homes to choose from. The following article by Jim Sexton, Broker for John … [Read more...] about Six Simple Tips to Sell Your House for More
From the City of Scottsdale's email notification system: "Scottsdale Update, Oct. 25, 2007" Residents can apply for the city's Housing Choice Voucher Program waiting list from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Civic Center Library Auditorium, 3839 N. Drinkwater Blvd. The process will establish a waiting list for the … [Read more...] about Scottsdale Housing Voucher Program
Yesterday, I was reminded just how quickly the Phoenix Metro area continues to grow, so I thought I'd figure out just how many people are moving here a day, to get a better perspective. It's amazing to see that more than 300 people have been, and still are, moving to the Phoenix Metropolitan area per day! Amazing, isn't … [Read more...] about How Fast is Metro Phoenix Growing?
Here's a workshop sponsored by the City of Scottsdale that I just heard about via their email notification system: Residents are invited to a free workshop on understanding your credit report. Get answers to all of the questions you have about your credit report, including how to improve your report, how to dispute information, … [Read more...] about Understanding Credit Workshop
One of my listings was featured on Channel 5 news last night! The reporter, Omadelle Nelson, called me after finding one of my home tour videos on YouTube. Both the sellers and I were thrilled that their beautiful home got some great media exposure. Here's the newscast, and you also can check out the video on this past post: … [Read more...] about Scottsdale Home Featured on CBS News
With the huge majority of buyers (some say over 80%) starting their home search on-line, having an aggressive Internet presence is extremely critical in marketing your home, especially in today's market where there are many more homes than buyers. One of the most innovative ways that I've found to market properties is to have a … [Read more...] about YouTube Marketing To Sell Your Home
Something is just not adding up here. I read the papers and listen to the news occasionally, and keep hearing a story of gloom and doom. On Friday, my son and I took a walk in our neighborhood, and all we saw was construction, construction, and more construction. The first major project we encountered was the Indian Bend Wash … [Read more...] about Development Slow Down? Where?
Elliott D. Pollack provides some of the most extensive and easily understandable economic data for Arizona and the Phoenix metropolitan area. Some day, I'd like to hear the dialog that accompanies their comprehensive PowerPoint presentations. I just reviewed the latest CEO/CFO presentation posted on their web site, and find that … [Read more...] about Keeping Up on Phoenix Arizona Market Conditions
Parents in the Scottsdale school district are very active in working with teachers and the administration to create an active and progressive environment of learning. One of the most (if not the most) influential groups is the Scottsdale Parent Council (SPC), which brings parent representatives together from each school in the … [Read more...] about Scottsdale Parent Council Meeting – Way Beyond Google