Client Happy Dance!

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What makes us most happy, is when our clients are happy!  Our dear friend / client, Rhonda, celebrated with us after her Sedona condo sold to the perfect new owner.  Rhonda is on to new adventures now, and that’s a reason to do a little dance! #sedonarealestate #makingdreamscometrue #SOLD

True Zestimates?

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These days it’s the rare Sedona real estate buyer or seller who doesn’t “tiptoe through the tulips” with Trulia or Zillow. With those two giants of the Internet about to merge, we’ll see their influence become even more pervasive. Stands to reason. Those sites provide a “veritable plethora” of data about home values, sales, past and future market trends, demographics, … Read More

Location, Location, Location….

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It’s a cliché, but … location, location, location… and views. The desirability and resale value of your home-to-be depends on location more than any other single factor. No home is an island, and the value of yours is affected by the homes that surround it. In Sedona, however, red rock views are what give our area its distinctiveness, and the … Read More

June 2014 Sedona Market Update

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In a nutshell, we have had a very stable and increasing healthy Sedona real estate market for the past year, but there has been a recent modest price surge. Single Family Home sales numbers were at last year’s levels going into May.  They’ve since dropped a bit – down 7%.  Some of that I attribute to the fire. Their Median … Read More

May 2014 Sedona Market Update

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And, the “bump” goes on…   By the end of April, the Single Family Residence 2014 sales stats had caught up with 2013. Dead even. The price anomaly persists. The Median Recorded Selling Price gap is closing. It’s $395,000 right now versus $399,000 in 2013.  But, the Average Price Per Square Foot is $212 currently compared with $200 last year at … Read More

Understanding Property Taxes?

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As the real estate boom drove prices up, property taxes were quick to follow. Conversely, one would have expected that, as property values subsequently dropped, so too would property taxes. It’s safe to say, however, that while most of us have seen our assessed values decline sharply, actual taxes have dipped rather modestly. Let’s see if we can make some … Read More