Category: Kelly’s Korner Video Blog

Explore Top Gated Communities in Scottsdale

Join our video journey through Scottsdale’s premier gated communities.


One of the most common requests that I get as a Realtor is from clients who want to live in a secure neighborhood. There is a lot of interest in gated communities, but clients don’t know where the best communities are, or what they offer. That’s why today, I have meticulously compiled a list of the best gated communities in Scottsdale. Join me on a video tour of these fabulous communities and explore the secure neighborhoods that Scottsdale has to offer.


Feel free to watch the full message above or use these timestamps that will direct you to various points in the video:


0:00 — Introduction


1:50 — Cactus Gates


3:10 — McDowell Mountain Ranch


5:40 — Hidden Hills


8:00 — Granite Mountain Ranch


10:20 — Story Rock


13:15 — Wrapping up


Remember, if you have any questions about any of these gated communities or real estate in general, please feel free to give me a call. I am always delighted to serve as your resource for all of your real estate needs.

Phoenix Market Dynamics and Opportunities in High-End Homes

Find out what luxury offerings the Phoenix market has to offer.


Today, we’re delving into luxury real estate in Phoenix, Arizona. Firstly, let’s debunk a common misconception – luxury is not merely a price point but an experience. It’s about how a property makes you feel, and that’s precisely what we’re dedicated to showcasing in this article. As luxury real estate agents with Real Broker in Phoenix, we specialize in understanding the unique desires of discerning buyers seeking a specific lifestyle.


Feel free to watch the full message above, or use these timestamps that will direct you to various points in the video.


0:00 — Introducing today’s topic


0:40 — What is luxury real estate?


2:47 — Paradise Valley


4:15 — Scottsdale


7:00 — Arcadia


8:25 — Other areas


9:40 — Arizona Luxury Real Estate


10:25 — Phoenix Luxury Real Estate


Whether you’re looking to sell your luxury home or embark on a journey to acquire one, Phoenix offers a thriving market with diverse options. If you’re ready to experience luxury in the desert, reach out to us by phone or email.

Uncovering the Phoenix Exodus: Top 5 Reasons for Departure

These are the reasons why some people are choosing to leave Phoenix.


When you inquire about Phoenix’s population growth, you’ll find numerous articles discussing the city’s increasing population. This might lead you to assume that everyone is flocking to Phoenix, Arizona. However, the truth is that people are actually leaving Phoenix. Today, we’ll explore the top five reasons behind this exodus. 


Feel free to watch the full video or use these timestamps to browse specific topics at your leisure:

0:00 — Introduction

0:20 — Reasons why people are leaving Arizona

1:20 — Seasons

4:35 — Air quality

5:51 — Job relocation

7:06 — Affordability

9:37 — People over 70 years old are moving out of Arizona

11:10 — Wrapping up


If you have any questions about buying or selling a home in Arizona, call or email me. I’m always happy to help.

Hidden Expenses You NEED To Know When Moving To Phoenix

What people relocating to Phoenix need to know about the cost of living.


Today, we’re talking to you about the cost of living and all of the unexpected expenses that may come up if you decide to move to Phoenix, AZ! Arizona is a very transient state, so people are always moving to and from different parts of Arizona or permanently relocating to the state. In this video, we’ll cover the most forgotten costs and expenses that our friends and clients came across when relocating to Phoenix, Arizona. We’ll cover everything you need to know, from taxes, lifestyle costs, and more.


As always, don’t hesitate to call or email us with any questions. We look forward to hearing from you!

How To Buy a Home in Arizona From Start to Finish

What buyers need to know about purchasing a property in Arizona.


Looking to buy a home in Arizona? Whether you’re moving here from out of state or you’re a first-time homebuyer, we have you covered. Today, we’re breaking down how to buy a home in Arizona step by step. We’re covering everything, from financing, submitting an offer, negotiations, and more. By the end of this video, you’ll be an expert on home buying in our state. 


If you have questions about this topic or anything else, please call or email me. I am always willing to help.

6 Things You Must Absolutely Know Before Selling Your Arizona Home in 2023

How Arizona homeowners can sell their homes for more in 2023.


Are you looking to sell your Arizona home? You can still get top dollar in this challenging market, but you have to do the right things. That’s why today, we’re sharing the top six things you can do to make sure you sell your house for the most money possible. 


You can listen to the full explanation in the video above or skip to each topic using the timestamps provided:

0:00 — Introduction

0:28 — Upgrade curb appeal 

1:05 — Update your door handle 

1:58 — Matching hardware throughout the home

2:35 — Stage your home

3:27 — Eliminate odors 

4:02 — Price your home appropriately 

4:50 — Wrapping things up 


If you have questions about this topic or anything else, please call or email us. We look forward to hearing from you!

$575 Million Astra Skyscraper Project Set to Transform Phoenix’s Downtown Skyline

Discover the latest updates on Phoenix’s real estate market.


Get ready to dive into the latest updates on Phoenix’s booming real estate market, including the approval of a new skyscraper that will surpass the current tallest building. But that’s not all – the city is also gearing up for an $18 million waterslide project, perfect for your upcoming staycation plans. So join us as we explore all the exciting developments happening in Phoenix!

The State of Our Housing Market: The Latest Numbers You Need To Know

Everything you need to know about the state of our housing market.


What’s going on in Phoenix’s housing market? I’m currently on summer vacation, but that isn’t stopping me from sharing the latest numbers from our area with you! Today, I’ll go over housing prices, supply, interest rates, and much more. I am here to help you be better prepared to make the best buying or selling decision for you. 


You can listen to my full market update in the video above or skip to each topic using the timestamps provided: 


0:00 — Introduction


1:20 — Monthly average sales price 


3:03 — The Federal Reserve has paused interest rate increases for now


5:37 — Prices have risen quickly in our area 


8:03 — Appreciation in our area so far this year 


9:02 — Monthly median sales price


10:35 — Summing up the state of our market


12:14 — Wrapping up 


As always, call or email my team and me with any questions about the market. We’re always willing to help you!

Breaking Free: Escaping the Refinancing Conundrum and Finding Your Dream Home

Three options homeowners have if they don’t want to sell in today’s market.


Are you a homeowner who wants to sell to move to a better house or improve your family’s situation, but you feel trapped because you recently refinanced at a low interest rate of 2.75% or 3%? If you were to sell, you would have to trade that for a higher interest rate of 6.75%, which doesn’t seem reasonable. If this situation resonates with you, know that I’m here to provide three options that may help you escape this predicament and transition to your dream home.


Feel free to watch the full message above or use these timestamps that will direct you to various points in the video.


0:00 — Introduction


0:33 — Option 1: Become a landlord


1:53 — Option 2: Sell and reinvest to grow your portfolio


4:24 — Option 3: “Subject to”


If you have any questions about these options, don’t hesitate to reach out to me by phone call or email. I would be happy to help you find your dream home!

What You Need To Know About Banks and Interest Rates

Important information on the recent bank collapses and our market.


Have you heard that our country just went through the second and third-largest bank failures in history? Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank recently had to close down, which will affect real estate greatly. There is a lot of information floating around about this subject, so I am here today to help you understand it all and what it means for you. 


Watch my full explanation in the video above or skip to specific topics using these timestamps:


0:00 — Introduction 


1:45 — My thoughts on the Business Journal article 


3:00 — The Fed doesn’t want to be bullied 


3:42 — Is there a window of opportunity for buyers? 


6:08 — Two schools of thought that could leave you frozen 


7:10 — Why it might be a good idea to act now 


8:28 — Wrapping up 


If you want help taking advantage of this opportunity and buying a home, don’t hesitate to reach out! You can call or email me anytime, and I would be happy to help you.