If you have kids and are thinking of moving to Scottsdale, you need to know that home owners with a Scottsdale mailing address, may be residents of one of three public school districts: Scottsdale, Paradise Valley, or Cave Creek. School Contact Info Scottsdale Unified School District 3811 N. 44th St., Phoenix 85018 (602) … [Read more...] about Scottsdale Public School Contact Information, Attendance Boundaries, and Start Dates
Archives for June 2008
The long awaited McCormick Ranch horse entrance update is looking better by the day. This past week these incredible horse sculptures were installed. Three sculptures have been installed. One sculpture at the left most part of the photo just above the water line, and then two more over the water features. The sculptures … [Read more...] about McCormick Ranch Horse Entrance
Parks & Recreation Update -- June 27, 2008 - City of Scottsdale Through a partnership with the Scottsdale Convention & Visitors Bureau, the city's Parks and Recreation division recently launched the Scottsdale Sports Complex Web site: www.ScottsdaleSportscomplex.com. This complex is a state-of-the-art, 71-acre … [Read more...] about Scottsdale Sports Complex Now Online
So, the question today is: How long does it take to sell a house in Scottsdale? Interestingly enough, with the huge range of prices in Scottsdale, there's not all that much difference in how long it's taking for a house to sell. The chart below is busy, but will give you the basic information. 1. Time to sell has … [Read more...] about How Long Does it Take to Sell a House in Scottsdale?
In the Arizona Purchase Contract, you will find a section called the "Swimming Pool Barrier Regulations". In the contract: The Buyer agrees to investigate with all applicable state, county, and city swimming pool barrier regulations. The Buyer agree to comply with and pay all costs of compliance with these regulations prior … [Read more...] about What Scottsdale Home Buyers Need to Know about Pool Fences
Over the past year, median home listing prices in Scottsdale have been up and down repeatedly. Prices have fluctuated throughout the city, but are very different when the northernmost end of Scottsdale is compared to some of the central and southern parts of the city. However, even in zip codes that are on the increase, prices … [Read more...] about Scottsdale Home Listing Price Update
After the number of homes listed for sale peaked in the spring, we have seen a slight decline, but certainly not enough of a change to get very excited about. Prices have continued their downward trend, and the number of homes on the market has a direct influence on the pricing. Not all Scottsdale zip codes are following … [Read more...] about Scottsdale Real Estate Inventory Update
It's palm tree trimming time in Scottsdale. The trees sprout fruit and flower stalks in June, which start making a pretty big mess, especially during monsoons. In the photo below, you can see how bushy a tree is before it's trimmed back to the green growth. And in a couple months from now, we'll be back to our trademark palm … [Read more...] about Got Palm Trees?
A sign our our times... Dear Seller, I appreciate your feedback that I have undervalued your Scottsdale home. I just want to take a moment to clarify my preliminary estimate of the selling price of your home, which can be very different than the market value of your home. My approximation of selling price is based on a … [Read more...] about Scottsdale Real Estate: Why My Estimate of Your Home’s Selling Price Seems Too Low
I love to ride my bike. It's an instant way for me to relax. While I'm not a serious sport enthusiast like Steve Belt, and did not live and bike in one of the bike capitals of the world, like Jay Thompson, I do use my bike to get around... to the gym, the library, and even to the grocery store. I've once mountain biked … [Read more...] about Save some gas? Ride a bike.