5 Reasons People Can’t Buy a Home in Scottsdale

For many people, a home is the largest investment they will make in their lifetime. With the right financial tools, most people can find an affordable home they love and want to live in. Sometimes things don’t work out. Here are five reasons people can’t buy a home in Scottsdale. 5 Reasons People Can’t Buy … Continued

Home Staging Ideas You Can Do Yourself In Scottsdale

When you put your home on the market, preparation and presentation are critical for a quick sale at a good price. And primarily that means well-executed staging to show off your home to advantage – especially for all those online shoppers. This sticking point for many sellers, though, is the cost of staging. Professional staging … Continued

8 Tips For Keeping Your Furniture Safe When You Move In Scottsdale

Moving is stressful enough without having to worry about whether your furniture will make it through the move unscathed and intact. Even when you hire reputable movers, you can still do a few things yourself to keep your furniture safe. To ease your mind when you move, here are 8 tips for keeping your furniture … Continued

Tips for Staging Your Outdoor Space in Scottsdale

It’s been said many times over, but here it is again: you simply cannot overestimate the importance of first impressions. And the first thing potential buyers see when they drive up to your house is the outside. That’s where you make that crucial first impression that is likely to color buyers’ impression of the inside … Continued

What Is A Reverse Mortgage and How Can It Help Scottsdale Homeowners?

We hear a lot about reverse mortgages today, but in spite of that, there’s still a great deal of confusion surrounding them. In simplest terms, a reverse mortgage is a species of home equity loan for homeowners 62 years old or older that does not require monthly payments. Once considered a kind of last-resort source … Continued

What To Consider When Thinking About A HELOC in Scottsdale

A home equity line of credit (HELOC) is something many people use when they need to make home repairs or renovations. Considering the fact that the average kitchen remodel costs almost $20,500 and the average roof replacement $6,800, it’s no wonder. The problem creeps in when people spend the money for not-so-wise purchases, Still, a … Continued

Top Scottsdale Buyer and Seller Questions Answered

Most of the time most buyers and sellers have a lot of questions they want and need to have answered throughout the process of conducting a real estate transaction. There are some differences, though, in the sets of questions. Buyers usually have questions for the seller while sellers typically have questions that only their agent … Continued

How You Can Use Virtual Staging To Impress Home Buyers in Scottsdale

We’ve talked before about the importance of staging your home for a quick sale at the price you want. According to the National Association of Realtors, 77% of agents say that home staging allows buyers to visualize a home as their own. There is, however, a fairly new aspect to staging that we haven’t touched on before … Continued

Memorial Day – Remembering the Fallen

It’s easy to lose sight of the meaning of today’s holiday amidst the family barbecues and Memorial Day-themed sales. Today is not just another day. Here at the Jamie Skojec Group, we know what Memorial Day is for, what it’s about, the kind of sacrifice it seeks to commemorate and honor, and so just saying … Continued