Monthly Archives: July 2012

Pricing Your Home to Sell in Scottsdale and Surrounding Areas

“I’m not going to just give it away. I want to sell my home for as much money as possible.” As full time Arizona Realtor®, we hear this phrase at times from potential home sellers.   Believe me, the buyer obtaining a mortgage … Continue reading

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Scottsdale home purchase-why do I need a pre-qualification form?

You cannot purchase a home without one unless you are purchasing the property with all cash. In our market area, an offer will not even be presented to the seller unless the offer includes the AAR pre-qualification form completed and … Continue reading

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Scottsdale-recipe for Chile-Lime Shrimp Tacos

A simple receipe for declicious shrimp taco for those hot Scottsdale days of summer….   Chili-Lime Shrimp and Corn Taco 2 ears corn 1 1/2 tablespoons butter or olive oil, divided use 1 pound large, raw, peeled shrimp, thawed if … Continue reading

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Scottsdale Summer Family Vacation

We have had some great family overnight vacation at some of the wonderful Scottsdale resorts, this one was especially memorable as the kids had a great time all day at the pool, brought a babysitter and the adults had even … Continue reading

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Scottsdale AZ Free Live Music

Here are two places to enjoy a variety of free live music this summer in or near Scottsdale:  (photo courtesy of Kierland Commons) Come out to the Desert Ridge Marketplace and enjoy live performances from local musicians every Friday and Saturday … Continue reading

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Scottsdale, Arizona and the hot days of summer-Favorite things

One of my favorite things about Scottsdale, Arizona in the hot summer is the fact that many of the best resorts lower their rates significantly during the summer. Scottsdale locals and anyone else can take advantage of excellent dining, beautiful pool … Continue reading

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Beat the Heat this weekend at the Phoenix Zoo

7:00 a.m. July 21                            @ Phoenix Zoo                                                            (photo courtesy of Phoenix Zoo) 455 N. Galvin Parkway Phoenix, AZ 85008 By this Saturday, July 21, even the zookeepers will have had enough of this heat and proclaim it Winter in July. They’re … Continue reading

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