Rick 's Sedona Real Estate Blog

Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker First Affiliate
The newest multi-unit Luxury Residences in Sedona have gone through some major change recently.... Park Place Luxury Residences have dropped prices across the board in order to sell out Phase I of this project.  Karen Dunlap and Rick Wesselhoff of Coldwell Banker First Affiliate have been chosen ...
This November there's going to be a Citizens Initiative on the ballot that will directly affect your pocketbook.  This initiative is Article 9, Section 24 - and will prohibit new taxes on the transfer or sale of your home, land, or business.  Typically, once these Transfer Taxes are initiated, th...
Well, he doesn't really own a home in Sedona, but he loves the area and has a home just outside the city limits in Cornville, AZ.  When he dropped out of the presidential race 4 years ago (or was it 8) he hosted a huge press conference atop Airport Mesa right in West Sedona.  He's a big fan of th...
Telluride Style in Sedona...  Colorado inspired architecture and design showcased in this custom creekside residence in sunny Sedona Arizona.  This builder's masterpiece is within the gated enclave of Cross Creek Ranch, which is bordered by National Forest, Red Rock State Park, and Oak Creek.  Si...
Spring has come early in the Sedona Luxury Real Estate Market - there's been a flurry of activity already this year in the $1M-$1.5M range.  There are currently a handful in escrow and lots of other lookers trying to negotiate a deal in this range.   Activity seems to be high right now... it does...
About 20 miles from Sedona there's a planned community in Clarkdale AZ named Mountain Gate.  It's a development done by Empire Homes done in several phases with about a dozen or more different floorplans.  A few years back it was the rage because they were building for a price unheard of in Sedon...
Springtime is here in Sedona and with it come the travelers and sunseekers from all over the country.  This year we're also seeing a fair number of investors coming back to town due to the fantastic deals that can be had in just about every price category.   No matter what price range buyers look...
The president's plan to relieve homeowners is about to take place.  My understanding is that the limits for conventional loans will be pushed up in Yavapai County.  That is to say... you'll be able to obtain a loan for up to the low 700k range as a normal loan.  In the past, anything over 417,000...
I've heard of a case that shows how lenders are tightening up... and this might help you when looking for a Sedona home.  Recently, a self-employed buyer with 750+ credit score was trying to buy a Sedona home with 20% down.  A certain lender told the buyer that because the market is sliding, that...
I understand through a few channels that local appraisers aren't using Short Sales and Foreclosures when evaluating market value of properties that are not in distress.  My take is that this is a good thing, but what do you think??? Sedona Real Estate

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This is meant to educate Sedona buyers and sellers so that they can make intelligent decisions. Written in a relaxed style, it's upfront and honest about the Sedona Real Estate Market.