Welcome To Scottsdale

My name is Alice Proski and I welcome you to my Scottsdale Real Estate website. If you are looking to relocate to Scottsdale, a 2nd home in Scottsdale or our neighboring communities, I would like the opportunity to help you find just the right home.

We are in a great market and now is a good time to buy or sell.  I have the experience and credentials with many years of happy clients. What is more important is the service that I will provide you as you are always #1.  I can provide excellent references in all price levels in the Scottsdale Real Estate market and treat every client with million dollar service. Call me anytime to set up a personal appointment.

Due to an unparalleled commitment to providing outstanding customer service as a Scottsdale REALTOR assisting with home sales and property purchases, many satisfied customers have submitted letters of thanks and some greatly appreciated reviews regarding my Maricopa County real estate services.

I would like to share some with you — Client Raves!  No pressure, just good old fashioned service.  Alice Proski (602) 620-2168.

Southwest Real Estate News

3 Industry Trends to Watch This Fall

By Alice Proski October 24, 2014
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The housing market is expected to heat up this fall, despite buyers showing greater signs of being conservative in their home purchases. Bankrate.com recently highlighted some of the following trends to watch this fall in the nation’s real estate market: 1. An overall pick up in housing activity. Low inventories of homes for sale in many markets have been blamed for cooling the summer months more than expected. However, more inventories are hitting U.S. markets, which could unleash some pent-up demand among buyers. At the end of August, housing inventory was at 2.31 million existing homes available for sale, which represents a 5.5-month supply of homes, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. That’s 4.5 percent higher than a year […]

Money Magazine Ranks Phoenix #2 On The “Best Big-City Bargains” List

By Alice Proski October 23, 2014
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We all know that Arizona is a great place to live. It looks like others are starting to take notice. In the recent edition of Money Magazine, it ranked the top 10 “Best Big-City Bargains” based on factors such as housing affordability, economic strength, home price forecasts, and livability. Phoenix was #2 on the list, trailing only Charlotte, NC. In the article, the author focuses primarily on two Phoenix neighborhoods: (1) “Arcadia Lite” and (2) “Desert Ridge”.   This information would be highly valuable in order to help attract out of state buyers. Here are the stats the article points out that make Phoenix so attractive. POPULATION: 1,511,870 MEDIAN HOME PRICE: $199,100 AVERAGE PROPERTY TAX: $1,330 MEDIAN FAMILY INCOME: $56,800 […]

The Best Ways to Buy Your First Scottsdale Home

By Alice Proski September 23, 2014
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But all of the choices and decisions you have to make can be overwhelming. Determining location, selecting the size and style of your Scottsdale home, figuring out how to obtain financing, and deciding what features to look for are just some of the tasks to tackle when buying your first home. Here are some tips to simplify the process and make it easier on you. Determine How Much You Can Afford Before you start looking for a Scottsdale home, determine how much house you can afford to buy and get pre-approved for a loan. You don’t want to spend countless hours and even days or months looking at Scottsdale homes for sale in a price range that you can’t realistically […]

Scottsdale Real Estate – Living Solo in Scottsdale

By Alice Proski September 22, 2014
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More and more people are choosing to live solo or find themselves living alone because of life circumstances, like divorce or death. The number of young people choosing to live alone is ever increasing and the demand for housing for singletons is on the rise. In addition, more and more seniors are living independently longer than ever before. When considering Scottsdale real estate, even if you live by yourself, you will never feel alone, because every day the city offers something new for its residents and visitors to experience. Located adjacent to Phoenix, Scottsdale is a city filled with enough adventures to last a lifetime. Golf Scottsdale is home to some of the best golf courses in the country. With […]

Why is it still hard to get a Scottsdale home loan?

By Alice Proski September 21, 2014
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It’s been six years since the stock market crash of 2008. Since then the economy in the U.S. slowly has been improving. Jobs are coming back. Locally, Scottsdale real estate prices are on the rise. So why is it still hard to get a Scottsdale home loan? In an attempt to prevent what happened leading up to the financial crisis in 2008, new regulations and policies were put into place regarding financing to purchase property and homes. Lenders today want more than your W-2’s and a tax return. You may be asked to provide voluminous amounts of financial information to get a loan. This is especially so if you are self-employed or own a business. Securing all of this information […]