10417 E Star of the Desert - McDowell Mountain Ranch - Scottsdale, AZ Stunning remodel in McDowell Mountain Ranch!! This 4 bedroom, 3 bath home backs a wash, has mountain views & all the designer touches you could ever want in addition to a new roof, new AC's, new windows, new light fixtures and so much more. … [Read more...] about Coming Soon in McDowell Mountain Ranch
A question I get asked a lot is, How Quickly will my home sell? One of the factors is the market climate. In a HOT market, where there is limited inventory, meaning there are more buyers than homes to purchase, you can sell your home in a day (although I highly recommend allowing the home to have proper marketing … [Read more...] about How Quickly will my Scottsdale Home Sell?
Wow, after being in the business for 21 years and negotiating thousands of contracts. If you’re thinking of selling and you want to walk away with the most amount of money in your pocket, then this is the video for you. I have to say I’ve seen it all. Here are a few negotiation tricks to ensure you get top dollar when … [Read more...] about Negotiation Tricks
Are we heading into a Recession and is now a good time to buy and sell? From the time of this recording, the Unemployment rate dropped to 3.6% and wages are up to 3.2%. Due to these factors, the likelihood of a recession being right around the corner as predicted earlier in the year is starting to lessen according … [Read more...] about Real Estate Market Update – Nationally & Scottsdale
OK all my friends in sunny Scottsdale Arizona, or those visiting, let’s talk about sunscreen. I’m Shawn Shackelton with The Shackelton Group at Platinum Living Realty and as we head into the summer sunscreen is SUPER important!! It seems there has been more talk than normal about making sure you are buying … [Read more...] about Scottsdale Sun and Sunscreen
First of all, let me start by saying I know everyone has to start somewhere, I did, and some of my beginning experience were similar to what I explain below. So to say what I’m about to say there has to be a good reason, so let me explain… Your home is the single most expensive investment in your life/portfolio. I … [Read more...] about The Importance of Using a Full-Time Real Estate Agent
When talking with real estate agents, you'll often find that when they speak to you about buying real estate, they refer to buyer's purchasing a "home" and the sellers putting their "house" on the market. Why the play on words? The reason is psychological. Buying and selling real estate is one of the most involved and … [Read more...] about Getting Your Home Ready to Sell
People who already have a home usually need the funds from the closing to secure their next purchase. If a "move-up" buyer wants to buy a home during a depressed market, that means they usually have one to sell themselves. Timing becomes very important and negotiations become more involved so neither party is forced … [Read more...] about Why You Shouldn’t Wait!