9 New Million Dollar Homes Now Available in Scottsdale

This week’s preview of new million dollar listings in Scottsdale includes nine beautiful homes. (Three times the number of last week’s list.) One is in McCormick Ranch (85258), with the rest all located in the North Scottsdale zips 85255 and 85259. I’ve included the price, address, photo (if available), the basics with MLS number, and the listing broker.  Click on the address links to get more details and photos. And of course, if you have any questions, please ask. $950,000 :: 8025 E Del Tesoro Drive, Scottsdale AZ, 85258 4 beds, 3.00 baths Home size: 3,947 sq ft Lot Size: 12,500 sq ft MLS Number: 4623971 Listed with Long Realty The FOX Group $995,900 :: 8290 E Via Del Sol Drive, Scottsdale AZ, 85255 4 beds, 3.50 baths Home size: 4,109 sq ft Lot Size: 39,554 sq ft MLS Number: 4623962 Listed with RE/MAX Excalibur $995,900 :: 8290 E Via Del Sol Drive, Scottsdale AZ, 85255 4 beds, 3.50 baths Home size: 4,109 sq ft Lot Size: 39,554 sq ft MLS Number: 4623961 Listed with RE/MAX Excalibur $1,099,900 :: 25324 N 114th Street, Scottsdale AZ, 85255 5 beds, 6.50 baths Home size: 5,329 sq ft Lot Size: 20,655 sq ft MLS Number: 4623277 Listed with Keller Williams Lifestyle Rlty $1,050,000 :: 20425 N 100th Place, Scottsdale AZ, 85255 3 beds, 4.50 baths Home size: 4,480 sq ft Lot Size: 7,524 sq ft MLS Number: 4622153 Listed with Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty $1,000,000 :: 12301 N 115th Street, Scottsdale AZ, 85259 5 beds, 4.50 baths Home size: 4,250 sq ft Lot Size: 19,285 sq ft MLS Number: 4621309 Listed...

Phoenix Metro Real Estate Inventory Drops Dramatically in Most Price Ranges

Check this out!  The chart above shows the number of months supply of inventory available by price range for each of the past three quarters. Pretty dramatic drops in all price ranges.  A few blips for first quarter results, but all down comparatively in the second quarter of this year. Here’s the data chart corresponding to the chart above, showing the specific number of months supply for each price range, by quarter: In the almost all price ranges, with the exception of $250,000-500,000 and $2-3M, MSI is down by almost 50% in a six month period.  Pretty amazing. More on the local Scottsdale housing market: Scottsdale Real Estate: “Shadow inventory” on the decline Scottsdale Condos are becoming a hot commodity Housing Inventory Continues to Drop in...

Coffee or Camera?

I was up pretty early this morning. Getting ready to make that first cup of coffee in a perfectly quiet home. Absolutely one of my favorite parts of the day. Looked out the window and had to make a decision.  Coffee or camera? Needless to say, coffee had to wait today. More of my favorite sunrises: A Summer Sunrise in Scottsdale One of those beautiful Scottsdale sunrises Saturday Sunrise Waking up to...

This Week’s Newest Million Dollar Homes Listed for Sale in Scottsdale

Here’s a new and easy way for you to get the latest million dollar home listings in Scottsdale. By clicking on this link to Just Listed Scottsdale $1M Homes for Sale, you will have the option to subscribe via an RSS feed, or have new updates delivered directly to your email. This week’s list of homes listed in the last seven days includes three beautiful homes, with high-end finishes, views, and location. And, if you are curious about other million dollar homes in Scottsdale, you can visit my Facebook page and click on Welcome tab on left. To get current access to all of the Scottsdale homes listed for sale in the MLS, you can create your own search here. All these links show you the MOST up-to-date information available, listing only truly active and available listings in...

13 tips to make your Scottsdale property “show” better for the home inspection

As typical home sales in Scottsdale are on the rise, home inspections are once again becoming a more significant part of the real estate transaction.  Most all bank owned sales and short sales are sold “AS-IS”, so that the buyer is making a “Buy, Don’t Buy” decision, as a result of the home inspection. In a typical sale by a home owner with equity, there’s an inspection period of typically 10 days, where the buyer completes all inspections, and then usually makes a request for repairs.  Buyers have the choice to cancel a contract, based on the results of the inspection and on the seller’s response to their requested repairs, so the home inspection plays a critical role in the transaction. Dave Hill at Buyers & Sellers Property Inspections LLC sent me this checklist of 13 quick tips to help sellers prepare their home for the inspection. Most are very simple, but a little bit of effort up front can really pay off in the end for the seller and can reassure the buyer about the condition of the home. Make sure all interior and exterior light fixtures work. If an outdoor fixture bulb is out, the inspector has to note that the fixture does not operate correctly. Provide access to the furnace, water heater, attic, and electrical panel. Also, the inspector must be able to remove the electrical panel cover. If the panel is locked, please remove all locks. Install a new furnace filter and vacuum the register. It will be looked at during the inspection and be considered as a part of the overall condition of the...