Market Reports

Sedona Market Update NOV 2022

Sedona Market Update NOV 2022

The final tally is in for October.  It’s a mixed bag with a few hopeful nuggets. Sellers received a bit of a reprieve with a …

Sedona Market Update Oct 2022

Sedona Market Update Oct 2022

Since 2008 Arizona realty firms have insisted that buyers and sellers sign a Market Conditions Advisory stating the startling news that real estate markets go …

Sedona Market Update Sept 2022

Sedona Market Update Sept 2022

We seem to be living in time when extremes are the norm. From a hyperbolic Sellers’ Market in the spring, we plodded through one of …

Sedona Market Update June 2022

Sedona Market Update June 2022

Something had to give.  After two years of the most frenetic real estate market Sedona has ever seen, we picked up signals in early May …

Sedona Market Update FEB 2022 (2021 Recap)

Sedona Market Update FEB 2022 (2021 Recap)

What a wild ride for the Sedona Real Estate market in the past couple of years. The market recovered from Covid in the late spring …

Sedona Market Update November 2021

Sedona Market Update November 2021

Sedona’s bizarre real estate market in 2020-2021 has produced all manner of unexpected results. One is a shift demographic in buyers. For the past couple …

Is It Better To Offer A Price Reduction, Or Offer Closing Cost Credits?

Is It Better To Offer A Price Reduction, Or Offer Closing Cost Credits?

In some real estate markets, sellers get plenty of offers at or above their asking price. Other times, though, you may find that you need …

Sedona Market Update July (Mid-Year) 2021

Sedona Market Update July (Mid-Year) 2021

2020 was a record setting year for Sedona real estate. The first half of 2021 shattered several of those records in a year that appears …

Eight strategies to help you beat all cash offers

Eight strategies to help you beat all cash offers

The current real estate market is incredibly competitive, and all-cash offers are becoming more and more common. Massive investment firms have been buying homes as …

Things you can negotiate when buying a home (besides money)

Things you can negotiate when buying a home (besides money)

Buying a home is not a simple matter. Both the buyer and seller must agree to a number of different terms, work with several different …

Is it always a good idea to buy a home in cash?

Is it always a good idea to buy a home in cash?

If you’re in the financial position to pay cash for a house, it probably seems like a tempting opportunity. You can save tens of thousands …

What Do Inspectors Look For When They Do A Home Inspection?

What Do Inspectors Look For When They Do A Home Inspection?

There are a number of steps involved in the process of buying or selling a home, and one of the most important is the home …

Should You Sell Off Your Home To Pay Off Your Debts?

Should You Sell Off Your Home To Pay Off Your Debts?

Nobody wants to be in debt, but most people find themselves owing money at some point in their lives. If your income and living expenses …

Is It A Good Idea To Relocate For Work?

Is It A Good Idea To Relocate For Work?

Relocating for a job is a difficult decision. You might get a fantastic offer, but how do you know whether or not it’s worth it …

What Should You Do If Your Mortgage Worth More Than Your Home

What Should You Do If Your Mortgage Worth More Than Your Home

A home is most people’s largest asset, but the value of any property can fluctuate significantly. It’s impossible to predict the future of the real …

What is a reverse mortgage? Is it a good option for you?

What is a reverse mortgage? Is it a good option for you?

If you’re close to paying off your mortgage, you have a great deal of equity in your home. Paying off your house is a major …

Will an open house actually help you sell your home faster?

Will an open house actually help you sell your home faster?

Some real estate agents are firm believers in the power of an open house. They say that they’re a tried-and-true way to market your home …

5 Things you shouldn’t bother fixing when selling your home

5 Things you shouldn’t bother fixing when selling your home

It’s important to get your home in good condition before you put it on the market. When buyers know they won’t have to face costly …

10 reasons why your home isn’t selling

10 reasons why your home isn’t selling

Selling your home is a major decision, but once you put it on the market, you’ll probably feel anxious for the process to be over. …

What does it mean to rent-to-own?

What does it mean to rent-to-own?

Rent-to-own is a popular transaction agreement for large sales. When it comes to homes, though, many buyers are skeptical of rent-to-own scenarios. It’s good to …

Sedona Market Update April 2021

Sedona Market Update April 2021

The news from the long-suffering Vacant Land Sector has been, pardon the expression, grim, since the market crash over a decade ago –  until this …

5 pre-inspection red flags that should get you running away to the hills

5 pre-inspection red flags that should get you running away to the hills

Even a house that looks perfect can have serious structural issues. Before closing on your home, it’s important that you be made aware of any …

If you can’t secure a traditional mortgage, is it a good idea to use a private lender?

If you can’t secure a traditional mortgage, is it a good idea to use a private lender?

If you feel ready and excited to buy a home, being denied for a traditional mortgage can be incredibly frustrating. Conventional mortgages typically have income …

“Is this home worth purchasing and repairing?” Here’s how you can calculate its after repair value (ARV)

“Is this home worth purchasing and repairing?” Here’s how you can calculate its after repair value (ARV)

Flipping houses can be a great way to earn income. If you’re willing to put the time and effort into renovating a home, you can …

How to confirm whether a neighborhood is really “up and coming” or not

How to confirm whether a neighborhood is really “up and coming” or not

When buying a home, the location is just as important as the property itself. Neighborhoods aren’t objectively good or bad, but finding the perfect neighborhood …

5 signs that show you’re about to pay too much for a home

5 signs that show you’re about to pay too much for a home

Buying a house is an emotional decision. Even if you do all the research and weigh every option carefully, choosing a place to live is …

Where exactly does my agent commission go?

Where exactly does my agent commission go?

Your real estate agent provides a number of important services during the sale of your home, but you may still be concerned about the fee. …

Should you use a real estate agent when you buy a new construction home?

Should you use a real estate agent when you buy a new construction home?

There are plenty of benefits to buying a new home. You can trust that it’s in great condition with new appliances and no upcoming repairs …

Is it always a good idea to make a 20% down payment for a new home?

Is it always a good idea to make a 20% down payment for a new home?

Buying a home is likely the biggest financial transaction of your lifetime. It takes most people years to prepare to buy their first home, and …

How to pick the right real estate agent?

How to pick the right real estate agent?

Once you’ve decided to buy or sell a home, the next step is to hire a real estate agent. The right realtor will make the …

4 Strategies to Protect Your Biggest Asset -Your Home – in a Divorce

4 Strategies to Protect Your Biggest Asset -Your Home – in a Divorce

Divorce is one of the most stressful events a person can ever endure. Not only does it take a huge emotional toll and disrupt your …

How to Sell a House to a Friend (or Family Member) Without Damaging Your Relationship: 9 Dos and Don’ts How …

How to Sell a House to a Friend (or Family Member) Without Damaging Your Relationship: 9 Dos and Don’ts How …

Selling your home is always stressful, and selling to a friend or family member may cause even more challenges. In some situations, selling to your …

How to Sell Your Parents’ House If They Are Incapacitated

How to Sell Your Parents’ House If They Are Incapacitated

If your parents are reaching old age, you may have a number of concerns. One of the most common worries for children of aging parents …

Should You Buy Properties With Back Taxes or Liens

Should You Buy Properties With Back Taxes or Liens

Before buying a home, it’s important to run a title search to make sure the property is in good standing. Unfortunately, you may conduct a …

Why you need a home stager

Why you need a home stager

Staging your home is one of the best ways to generate interest in the listing and get offers quickly. You can opt to stage your …

What Do I Need to Sell My Home? Use This Checklist to Stay Organized

What Do I Need to Sell My Home? Use This Checklist to Stay Organized

Selling your home opens up so many great opportunities for change and growth. However, it also can be overwhelming. If you’re preparing to put your …

Should you get a home warranty?

Should you get a home warranty?

Home buyers face many important decisions as they prepare to close on their new house. You may be offered a home warranty in the agreement …

Sedona Market Update January 2021

Sedona Market Update January 2021

“May you live in interesting times,” goes the so-called Chinese Curse.   2020 was certainly one of the most interesting years of our lives - for …

How to sell your home as is, even if it needs major repairs

How to sell your home as is, even if it needs major repairs

Homeowners often put considerable work into their property before listing it for sale. Repairs and renovations can increase the value of your home and usually …

When is the best time of the year to sell a home?

When is the best time of the year to sell a home?

The housing market can fluctuate drastically from month to month. While it’s difficult to predict exactly the best time in any given year to sell …

What can you expect at a closing?

What can you expect at a closing?

Your closing is the moment you officially become the owner of your new home. This is an incredibly exciting experience, but it also can be …

How to avoid overpaying for a home?

How to avoid overpaying for a home?

Overpaying for a home is an unfortunately common problem, especially for first-time buyers and people in hot real estate markets. When you’ve never gone through …

4 ways you can trigger a bidding war

4 ways you can trigger a bidding war

Bidding wars are primarily seen in up and coming seller’s markets. But they could happen at any time, especially if the property is particularly unique, …

How Much House Can You Afford?

How Much House Can You Afford?

Buying a home is an enormous financial commitment, so you should be certain that you’re prepared for your monthly payments. Before you start your home …

Should I Pay Off My Mortgage or Invest My Money?

Should I Pay Off My Mortgage or Invest My Money?

If you have additional income after paying your mortgage and other bills, you may be concerned about what to do with it. The financial choices …

Is It Worth It to Make a Large Down Payment on Your Home?

Is It Worth It to Make a Large Down Payment on Your Home?

Deciding on a down payment is one of the most difficult but important aspects of buying a home. There are benefits and drawbacks to both …

Financing Options for New Buyers

Financing Options for New Buyers

Becoming a homeowner for the first time is an incredibly exciting experience, and being approved for a mortgage is possibly the most important step in …

What Do You Need To Qualify For A Home Loan?

What Do You Need To Qualify For A Home Loan?

Buying a home is an exciting accomplishment, but it can be a lengthy process. The first step toward becoming a homeowner is getting approved for …

Sedona Market Update October 2020

Sedona Market Update October 2020

In this season of Thanksgiving, many Sedonans are profoundly grateful for the abundant Grace in our lives – including being able to call Sedona home. …

Sedona Market Update June 2020

Sedona Market Update June 2020

It ‘s been a wild ride this spring.  Just as the strongest 1st Quarter on record for the Sedona Real Estate Market was coming to …

Sedona Market Update April 2020

Sedona Market Update April 2020

We had a phenomenal start to 2020. The Sedona real estate market posted a record-setting 1st Quarter for Single-Family Residences. The stats show the second …

Sedona Market Update January 2020

Sedona Market Update January 2020

Sedona Real Estate Market 2019 Recap Roy Grimm, ReMax Sedona Compared with 2018, 2019 was a bit of an off year. Sales of Single-Family Residences were …

Sedona Market Update October 2019

Sedona Market Update October 2019

It’s been a “Bull Market” for Sedona real estate since 2011. Is a Crash imminent? Unlikely, as long as the national economy stays on track. …

Sedona Market Update Mid-Year 2019

Sedona Market Update Mid-Year 2019

Keeping the perspective that 2018 was a record setting year for home sales of all types, we’re seeing wildly mixed results at the mid-point of …

Sedona Market Update May 2019

Sedona Market Update May 2019

Sach of the four Sedona Real Estate Market sectors appears to be doing its own, disparate, thing, irrespective of what is going on with the …

January 2019 Update – 2018 Year In Review Market Recap

January 2019 Update – 2018 Year In Review Market Recap

The 2018 Sedona real estate market turned out to be a record year for number of sales, but that was set despite a significant slowdown …

Sedona Market Update December 2018

Sedona Market Update December 2018

Despite a peculiar October and November slowdown – 9.4% fewer sales than in the same period in 2017, the Sedona Real Estate Market remains on …

Sedona Market Update October 2018

Sedona Market Update October 2018

218 has been a gangbuster year so far, but can it be sustained? The statistics through the end of September are phenomenal. As strong a …

Sedona Market Update May 2018

Sedona Market Update May 2018

After a very sluggish start, the The Sedona housing and land markets continue to roll – despite warnings from some observers at the national level …

Sedona Market Update Spring 2018

Sedona Market Update Spring 2018

The big question for Sedona Real Estate professionals these days: Can the 2018 market match or even top the performance of record-breaking 2017? Credible analysts …

Sedona Market Update December 2017

Sedona Market Update December 2017

Just like the eighty-degree weather we experienced throughout Thanksgiving Weekend, the 2017 real estate market in Sedona is turning out to be record setting. With …

Sedona Market Update – June 2017

Sedona Market Update – June 2017

Could be relief from the conclusion of the particularly contentious presidential election season (finally), rising interest rates, a booming stock market, a host of strong …

Sedona Market Update – December 2016

Sedona Market Update – December 2016

Could be relief from the conclusion of the particularly contentious presidential election season (finally), rising interest rates, a booming stock market, a host of strong …

Sedona Market Update – 3rd Qtr 2016

Sedona Market Update – 3rd Qtr 2016

The Sedona real estate market seems to be on the move. After lagging as much as 7 percent earlier in the year, the Single Family …

Sedona Real Estate Market Update – Summer 2016

Sedona Real Estate Market Update – Summer 2016

After a brief early summer rally, the Sedona Real Estate Market slipped back into the placid patterns that had been characteristic of it in the …

Sedona Real Estate Market Report – May 2016 Update

Sedona Real Estate Market Report – May 2016 Update

After an exceptionally languid 1st Quarter, the Sedona real estate market started coming out of its slumbers in April. Perhaps all those February and March …

Sedona Real Estate Market Report – 2015 Recap

Sedona Real Estate Market Report – 2015 Recap

The final results are in for the 2015 Sedona Real Estate Market. They’re a mixed bag but, overall we’re mostly seeing progress. Single Family Sedona …

Sedona Market Update – December 2015 Year in Review

Sedona Market Update – December 2015 Year in Review

As we begin to wrap up 2015, it’s time to start taking stock of Sedona Real Estate Market. All-in-all, it’s been a pretty good year. …

Sedona Market Update – 3rd Qtr 2015

Sedona Market Update – 3rd Qtr 2015

As we begin to wrap up 2015, it’s time to start taking stock of Sedona Real Estate Market. All-in-all, it’s been a pretty good year. …

Sedona Market Update November 2015

Sedona Market Update November 2015

As we begin to wrap up 2015, it’s time to start taking stock of Sedona Real Estate Market. All-in-all, it’s been a pretty good year. …

Sedona Market Update – Summer 2015 – Real Estate Surge

Sedona Market Update – Summer 2015 – Real Estate Surge

Summer is the time of year that the Sedona Real Estate Market takes a nap. Not so in 2015. After a dismal start, home sales …

Sedona Market Update – Halfway Point 2015

Sedona Market Update – Halfway Point 2015

After a very sluggish start, the Sedona home sales began picking up in May and finished the first half of the year with a unusually …

Sedona Real Estate Market Update – June 2015

Sedona Real Estate Market Update – June 2015

Wrapping up the somewhat sluggish spring Sedona real estate season, the general sense of among Sedona Realtors here is that it’s been unremarkable, yet stable. …

Sedona Real Estate Market Update April 2015

Sedona Real Estate Market Update April 2015

The market patterns reported for the 1st Quarter of this year have pretty much continued over the past month. So, you might want to include …

Sedona Luxury Real Estate Market on a Roll – March 2015

Sedona Luxury Real Estate Market on a Roll – March 2015

The year 2013 was a breakout year for the Sedona Luxury Homes market. Its best showing since 2007. The thirty-one sales in 2013 were a …

Sedona Real Estate Market Update – 1st QTR 2015

Sedona Real Estate Market Update – 1st QTR 2015

The Sedona Real Market got off to a relatively slow start in the 1st Quarter of 2014. This year it’s not all that much different. …

How Did 2014 Wrap Up in the Sedona Real Estate Market?

How Did 2014 Wrap Up in the Sedona Real Estate Market?

Overall, a good year for the Sedona Real Estate market. With the continuing disappearance of distressed properties, reasonably strong sales, and generally rising prices the …

Sedona Real Estate Market Update – December 2014

Sedona Real Estate Market Update – December 2014

The trends we’ve seen since mid-year continue. Single Family Residence sales are off about 4% from this time last year, but their Median Recorded Sales …

Sedona Real Estate Market Update 3rd QTR 2014

Sedona Real Estate Market Update 3rd QTR 2014

Sexy? No. Healthy? Yes. For those of us who rode the wild mare of a market up the 2005-2006 mountain in crazy price leaps and …

Sedona Real Estate Market Update – 1st QTR 2014

Sedona Real Estate Market Update – 1st QTR 2014

The Sedona Real Market got off to a running thunk in the 1st Quarter of 2014. Sales of Single Family Residences was down about 16% …

Sedona Real Estate Market Update – February 2014

Sedona Real Estate Market Update – February 2014

As of February, A Slow Start for 2014, But It’s Picking Up Steam. In December of 2012, the MRSP stood at $345,000. A year later …

Mixed Market Results at Mid-Year

Mixed Market Results at Mid-Year

2018 was a record setting year for home sales of all types. This year saw surprisingly diverse returns in the first half of 2019. Single-Family …

Women in Sedona Move Mountains - and sell Real Estate

Women in Sedona Move Mountains - and sell Real Estate

Of the top 100 agents in the Sedona area, 70 percent are women. Women lead in key roles in the real estate industry, from brokers …

Market correction? Momentum slowing in 4th Quarter

Market correction? Momentum slowing in 4th Quarter

For most of 2018, the Sedona Real Estate Market has been on a roll, easily surpassing 2017’s exceptionally strong showing. But, are we due for …

National vs. Sedona Market Trends

National vs. Sedona Market Trends

One of the attractions of Sedona has always been the sense that we’re an “Island in the Sun,” a sanctuary from urban ills buffered by …

2017 a Record Year for Real Estate in Sedona

2017 a Record Year for Real Estate in Sedona

The final results are in. As anticipated, 2017 turned out to be a record breaking year for the entire Sedona real estate market. Single Family …

Banner Year for Sedona Real Estate

Banner Year for Sedona Real Estate

Just like the eighty-degree weather we experienced throughout Thanksgiving Weekend, the 2017 real estate market in Sedona is turning out to be record setting. With …

Hot Summer Market in Sedona

Hot Summer Market in Sedona

With such a strong start for the Sedona Real Estate Market this spring, there was considerable speculation about whether that momentum would carry over into …

May 2017 Sedona Monthly Column - Market Update

May 2017 Sedona Monthly Column - Market Update

What a difference a year makes.  At the end of May,2016, the market stats were dismal across the board in all Sedona real estate sectors. …

Sedona Market News 1st Quarter 2017 Update

Sedona Market News 1st Quarter 2017 Update

2017 is off to a sterling start. 1st Quarter 2017 turned out to be the strongest Sedona Real Estate Market of the decade. Sales for …

Market Forecast for 2017

Market Forecast for 2017

With a surprising late surge, 2016 turned out to be the most prolific year for the Sedona Single Family Residence sales since 2005 (424 – …

Sedona AZ - Dancing to Make a Difference!

Sedona AZ - Dancing to Make a Difference!

Sedona's "Summer of '16" epic dance video!  The whole town came together and danced to Justin Timberlake's song, Can't Stop the Feeling, and raised some …

Client Happy Dance!

Client Happy Dance!

What makes us most happy, is when our clients are happy!  Our dear friend / client, Rhonda, celebrated with us after her Sedona condo sold …

Firedancer - An Architectural Gem

Firedancer - An Architectural Gem

880 Back O Beyond - $1,350,000 Come home. Be embraced by peace and serenity at the base of Cathedral Rock, in the abundant environment of …

Morning Sun Condo - Charming and Serene

Morning Sun Condo - Charming and Serene

Find sanctuary in your Sedona Retreat and fulfill your dream to live among the Red Rocks in this sumptuously updated, yet cozy home in the …

Cross Creek Ranch Luxury - Creek Frontage Lot

Cross Creek Ranch Luxury - Creek Frontage Lot

Bounded by National Forest, Red Rock State Park, and Oak Creek itself – a mere ten minutes from the heart of West Sedona. Over two …

Sedona - Holiday Central!

Sedona - Holiday Central!

welcome to holiday central sedona 2014 Sedona transforms into "Holiday Central" for the entire month of December!  Visitors will find beautifully lit holiday trees, decorated storefronts, and lots of unique …

Live in Beauty and Serenity - Sedona Luxury Townhome

Live in Beauty and Serenity - Sedona Luxury Townhome

SOLD to a happy new Sedona homeowner! Searching for that elusive , “Wow Factor?”  You’ve found it!  A marvelously appointed, luxury patio home with spectacular …

True Zestimates?

True Zestimates?

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 …