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Look no further than Paul Slaybaugh with Realty Executives for Scottsdale AZ Real Estate! Whether it is local information, Scottsdale Real Estate news, anecdotes, humor, or just a good read you are after, you'll find at least some of that here. See Scottsdale through the eyes of a native son!
In typical Real Estate marketing, an agent directs efforts towards selling either a product or his/her services.  In turn, that is how most professionals gear blogging habits.  We post our listings and promote ourselves as buyer and/or seller representatives.  One avenue that is lightly explored,...
A weekend at the Railroad Park is a tough act to follow.  Knowing this, Brandi and I reached into the bag of parental tricks and headed to the Southeast Valley yesterday.  Queen Creek, to be precise.  We knew we'd have to dig into our jeans for a bit more cash for this week's excursion, but what ...
  There is an increasing number of accidental landlords in Scottsdale and Phoenix right now.  What many prospective tenants do not realize when shopping for a place to hang their hats for the next year or two is that the new landlord might be on unstable footing.  Unable to keep up with mortgage ...
Welcome to a new consumer based series.  Every day, my fellow agents and I trawl through the murky depths of our respective Multiple Listing Services to unearth the very best values for our clients.  In this pursuit, I frequently encounter the winning combination of property and price that makes ...
  I wrote an article a couple of months ago which detailed the rise in vandalism & theft across the greater Phoenix and Scottsdale area.  As the number of vacant homes have risen steeply along with the spike of foreclosures and total listings, so too have the targets for the scavengers in our mid...
What a glorious morning.  Now that the mercury in local thermostats has finally receeded from triple digits, Scottsdale residents are free to brave the outdoors again.  No longer confined to air conditioned environs, we see neighbors for the first time in months.  We've lived in our pools since M...
  Beautiful house.  A few drywall patches will cover the holes where the surround sound speakers were yanked out of the wall.  The sprinkler system is ready to go into the ground out back.  That dirt will green up in no time.  What’s that smell?  Oh, the water’s off.  Someone must not have realiz...
  I just watched the 11,394th political commercial of the week.  I am convinced that Jon Shadegg is a degenerate pervert who can’t be trusted to operate a 10-speed, with or without training wheels, let alone provide the voice of the Sonoran Desert as a US Representative. Oh wait, the 11,395th com...
It's shakeup time for one major Valley newspaper.  The East Valley Tribune is blaming the current economic downturn and stagnant Real Estate market for a recent decline in readership.  According to an article on, the Trib is cutting 142 positions and pulling out of Scottsdale and Te...
  Continuing the Unique Architecture in Scottsdale series, this edition focuses on the mid-century modern designs of famed local architect Ralph Haver.  If you enjoyed the style of the Frank Lloyd Wright inspired homes of Mountain View East in McCormick Ranch, but are operating with a lesser budg...

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