Scottsdale’s 85250 Zip Code and Homes For Sale

Single Family Homes For Sale in Scottsdale AZ 85250

May2013-41Are you ready to purchase a home?  Is Scottsdale Arizona the location you are looking for? Find full property details with pictures of available Single Family Homes for sale in Scottsdale Arizona in the 85250 zip code.  We offer home buyer’s and seller’s our free educational services to help educate you through the process before getting started. Find your Free Reports on our website for Scottsdale properties.  The educational tools, reports and services are here to help all of us understand the “WHY” in the housing market and what to do about it.

These Scottsdale Arizona 85250 Single Family Homes have a super convenient location in the heart of Scottsdale AZ. It is nice to know what is around your new home.  Below we have provided some quick references on the Scottsdale Arizona 85250 zip code.

Is it time to sell or have you been thinking about selling your home?  Request a FREE custom evaluation for your Property in Scottsdale AZ 85250.

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Most of the Single Family Homes in Scottsdale AZ 85250 are approved for FHA 3.5% down payment financing, Conventional 5% down payment financing, Conventional Jumbo loans and VA zero down payment financing. Some may qualify for the “Home in 5” Housing Finance Corporation financing.  Apply online to see which low down payment mortgage options you qualify for. Learn more about How To Buy A House With A Low Down Payment In Scottsdale AZ.

Market Insider for Scottsdale AZ 85250

The data included in this Market Insider Report for Scottsdale AZ 85250 is consolidated from multiple sources and includes current listings, recent sales, and more. Whether you’re a buyer or seller, the knowledge you gain will help put you in control of your real estate transactions.

Single Family Homes Prices vary depending upon floor plan, size, view, age, condition, updating and remodeling.  Scottsdale Property prices in the 85250 zip code range between $224,000 to $1.9million  The average Single Family Homes sells for about $300,000.  The median number of days active properties have been listed is 76. 

The percent of owner occupied properties in Scottsdale (85250) is 60.99% above the national average.

Conveniently Located in Scottsdale AZ 85250

Downtown Scottsdale AZ 85250 is one of the most convenient areas in the Phoenix Metro area.  Just minutes to get anywhere in Scottsdale and close proximity to all major necessities.  This is an active community that is walking distance to several parks!  Nearby you also have excellent shopping, restaurants, and convenient access to freeways. This is a very accommodating and hot spot in the city of Scottsdale Arizona!

You will love living so close to the Downtown Scottsdale Shopping District, amazing golf courses, Scottsdale entertainment, and nearby the 101 Freeway.

This great Scottsdale location is just minutes away from:

  1. 1. Silverado Golf Club
  2. 2.The Sea Water Gallery
  3. 3.Scottsdale Pavilions
  4. 4.Pavilions at Talking Stick
  5. 5.Pavilion Lakes Golf Course
  6. 6.McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park
  7. 7.Lincoln’s Restaurant
  8. 8.Harkins Theaters
  9. 9.The Good Egg
  10. 10.Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse, and much more!

The Single Family Homes For Sale in Scottsdale AZ 85250 are a great place to call home. You will not be disappointed if you end up living here. You can find Single Family Homes for sale in Scottsdale Arizona’s 85250 zip today as well as all available Scottsdale AZ Single Family Homes for sale on the website.

Free Community and Demographic Reports for Scottsdale AZ 85250

Gain valuable insight into the Scottsdale AZ 85250 community by looking at household incomes, crime risk, education levels attained, and potential for extreme weather. Use the map to locate points of interest like shopping, restaurants, and health care services. Median household income in 85250 is $65,845 with 336 households earning between $35,000 to $40,000 annually. For the zip 85250, 26.08% of the people have completed a bachelors degree as their highest education level.

Search for Single Family Homes in Downtown Scottsdale AZ 85250 by local schools including:

The quality of a school can greatly influence home values in an area. Access detailed information on Scottsdale School District, school ratings, test scores by grade, student-teacher ratio, and much more. You may need to scroll down the page after you put the zip code in.

Featured Scottsdale High Schools:

  1. Saguaro High School

Featured Scottsdale Middle Schools:

  1. Mohave Middle School

Featured Scottsdale Elementary School

  1. Pueblo Elementary

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How To Buy Your First Home & 9 Buyer Traps To Avoid

 

How To Buy Your First Home

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9 Buyer Traps to Avoid

 Houses For Sale

    When first time home buyers area looking for houses for sale, sometimes it is difficult to know where to start.  Finding houses for sale, is the easy part.  There are a few things that one can do first to help make the home buying process very simple and fun.  Our buyer education program “The RWA Buyer” and free library of resources and tools help make the home buying process simple and rewarding.  As a “RWA Buyer” or Ready Willing & Able home buyer, you will receive a few free gifts from our team.  Home warranties, closing costs and Advanced Online Home Search Tools are just a few of the benefits provided by our team.  We are excited for you as you take the next towards home ownership.

 

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What the Housing Market is doing…. Looking at the Numbers

Preparing your home to sellWhat is the housing market doing?

The quick video is great for a fast look at what is going on but lets take a more in depth look at what the Arizona residential real estate market is doing.  (see KEY A) The chart below gives us some very valuable data about the phoenix housing market.  It shows us in detail what the absorption rates for the housing market are by specific price range.  We also can look at the Pending ratios to show us the expected market growth and movement.  In this discussion we will focus on the 3 most popular price ranges.  $200k – $249k / $250k – $300k / and $300k – $400k.  These 3 price ranges are where the most homes are sold and the most homes are listed.  If you are a home buyer it is very likely you will be in this price range.  This information should help educate you on what to expect when making an offer.  Most home buyers like to get deals on their home purchase.  Now you will know what kind of discount to expect.

“Key A”

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Price Range Number 1 ($200k – $249k)

your homes value   There are currently 2,613 homes that are listed for sale between the price range of $200k – $249k.  There are currently 867 homes that have accepted an offer and are now pending.   If we take 867 pending homes and divide it by 2,613 active listings we get a 33.2% Pending ratio.  Meaning of the homes listed right now, only 33.2% of those homes are likely to get an offer.  For every 3 homes that are listed 1 home has a chance of getting an offer on it.

The average list price for this price range of homes for sale is $225,714 and the average sales price is only $220,723.  That means on average, home sellers are  getting 97.8% of their list price.  This translates to seller’s losing $5,000 on the sale price and  very likely they lose another $5,000 with assisting a buyer with closing costs.  Meaning home sellers are losing on average about $10,000 from where they list their home with the suggestions of real estate agent, to when they sell their home to a new buyer.  Part of this may be due to the supply vs demand for the price range of homes (see key #2 below)  There currently is a 3.4 month supply of homes and the average days on market is 64.  Hiring the wrong agent can cost you Thou$and$.

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Price Range Number 2 ($250k – $300k)

As we climb in price we see a the numbers drop slightly more.  A reason for this is usually as we get in the higher price range home buyers are more educated as they have been through the process, their families are growing and they are more fiscally responsible and more selective in the home they want.  There are currently 2,212expired 2 active single family homes for sale in this price range in Maricopa County and 633  pending single family homes. This gives us a 28.6% pending ratio.  This means out of every 3 to 4 homes listed 1 will get an offer each month. The average list price is $275,381 and the average sales price is $268,970. That is 97.7% sales price : list price.

What I also want you to look at on “Key A” is the number of Expired homes for the last 12 months since today August 20th 2014.  This price range had 1,045 single family homes never got an offer and expired.  This is a top 3 price range for selling a home and 87 homes each month on average expire from active status.  Of the current active homes in this price range 2,212, 4% are going to expire without an offer based on the averages.

Price Range Number 3 ($300k – $400k)

This is the price range that is key for move up home buyer’s.  Home owner’s usually have purchased a home when they were younger and over time have either gotten married, had children or New Picture (6)advanced it career.  They are now ready for a larger home .  If you have another home to sell or rent out and keep as a long term investment, it is important to talk with a professional real estate agent and get the facts and details for what is best for your situation, lifestyle and goals.  As a professional, I have a vast knowledge of both residential resale and rental markets.  I can help guide you down the path you feel is best for you.

It’s time to look at the numbers.  In this price range we have a larger gap of $100,000.  There are currently 3,209 homes listed for sale and 672 pending properties.  That is a 20.9% pending ratio or 1 out of 5 homes listed is likely to get an offer.  There is a 5.4 month supply (see key B) , meaning the supply and demand is more in the favor of the buyer.  That is why we see  a $9,000 difference in average sales price to average list price.  The average list price is $348,025 and the average sales price is $339,004 and homes sit on the market on average 76 days.

(Key B) How to Price Your Home

0-2 Months Inventory-Price with the Market to 10% above Market

3-4 Months Inventory-Price Aggressively with the Market

5-6 Months Inventory-Price with the Market to 5% below Market

7-12 Months Inventory-Price 10% below Market

12+ Months Inventory-Price 10% + Below Market

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Why my Great Home didn’t sell and it Expired?

Why Great Home’s Don’t Sell And Exactly What To Do Next to Sell Your Home Fast!

expired 2   I hope you enjoy this article.  It will be unlike any other you’ve read before.  When you are done reading it, you will be crystal clear on how to sell your home quick once and for all and likely sell it for more money than expected.

    We will cover the following topics together:

*The # 1 secret to selling for up to 18% more money

* Why the CMA should not be used to determine the price of your home and exactly how you should set your price to attract the highest offer.

*What it takes to make your house stand out from the competition, drive up demand and attract the highest price.Ill get the job done

* How to get agent “excited” about selling your home.

* The #1 most mismanaged variable in the home sale: Negotiation.

* How to determine if your home will be targeting the largest number of qualified buyers

* What mistakes to avoid when hiring an agent

Quick Introduction

The national association of Expert Advisors conducted a nationwide study over the past two years that revealed a proven, repeatable system to sell your home for up to 18% more money than the methods of traditional real estate agents. What you will learn in this controversial report has been highly guarded by the real estate industry for over 105 years.  You are about to learn what most real estate agents will never tell you about how to sell your home fast and for the most money.

Let’s start with some shocking statistics you may not have know about the real estate industry, and why up to 58.4% of homes that go on the market fail to sell.

* The average real estate agent only sells 6-8 homes a year

* The average real estate agent is only required to take between 90 and 500 hours of training to begin selling real estate.

* The average real estate agent spends less than $150 per month in marketing and promotion of their business

* The typical accepted offer an average agent will negotiate is 11% below your original asking price.

The Laws of Selling a Home

We will now go over each law and provide a brief description.  The full detailed report is available in PDF form.  Just contact us and request the “Why Great Homes Don’t Sell” report or fill out the contact form on this page.

Law 1:  Law of Expertise –  While the technology that is used in the real estate industry today is extremely current and effective in helping buyers and sellers navigate the overall real estate landscape, the same thing can’t be said about the strategies traditionally employed to help you determine the best price at which to sell your home.setting your list price

You see, the same protocol for pricing that’s been used for hundreds of years, a Comparative Market Analysis (CMA). It’s still being used today and it’s literally killing sellers’ ability to maximize the sales price of their home.

In fact, using the CMA is so detrimental to sellers getting top dollar, that the average sale-to-list pirce of a home across the country is only 89%.  A full 11% less than the original asking price and worth about $16,210 to average home seller that past couple years.

As a Certified Home Selling Advisor, under the Law of Expertise,pick my brain I will consider as many as 27 separate outside threats to the likelihood that your home will sell at a specific price.  Included in the list of threats are:

* Economic Indicators – What bearing does the overall local and state economy have on the housing market in your area?

* Trends Analysis – Are the current market trends more or less favorable for the style, location, demand, etc for your home?

* Absorption rates with in local market – Is there regular consumption of homes in your local market, and if so , how many homes a month are being purchased?

* Inventory of Short Sale Properties & Bank Owned – How many homes are distressed sales, like short sales, in your area and what effect are they having on the overall prices of homes in your market?

* Rent vs Buy Trends – Are people more inclined to buy a home or rent property in your market and if so, what is the ratio of rents to purchases in your area?

* Job stability in Market/Unemployment – Is there a stable job market in your area or are major employers coming to or leaving your area at the time you want to sell your home?

LAW # 2: Law of Differentiation – A proper differentiation strategy can get you up to 18% more for your home.what agent to pick

Albert Einstein said, “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, expecting different results.”  Nowhere does this definition hold truer than in the real estate industry.

To get you maximum differentiation and up to 18% more for your home, as a Certified Home Selling Expert I use a four pronged approach.

1) Expert Staging Advice – Access to a professional staging expert who will consult with you to determine what, if anything, needs improvement in your home to make it show the best while on the market.  Market research shows professionally staged homes sell in as little as 30 days and for up to 6 -10% more than homes not professionally staged.  This is a critical first step in the differentiation process.

2) Quality of Life Upgrade Analysis – In order to drive the perceived value of your home up as high as possible, as a Certified Home Selling Advisor, I will evaluate any possible upgrades required.  Then I will recommend, if necessary any upgrades and help you arrange the lowest price guaranteed on any work needed to complete the required upgrades.  Please note that upgrades are not required on all homes sales to achieve maximum differentiation.

3) Professional Pre-Inspection – Knowing what pitfalls you’ll Preparing your home to sellencounter with an inspection and getting them resolved prior to listing your home can save you as much as 2 to 4 % in repair costs.  Subsequently, I will help you as a Certified Home Selling Advisor get a home inspection to head off any major issues that might come up.  In addition to cost savings on repairs, a pre- inspection will reveal any  “deal killers” and positoins your home to attract a higher offer.

4) Home Warranty – Offering a home warranty to perspective buyers helps your home sell faster and for up to 2.2% more. Additionally, you get coverage on the major mechanical systems in your home while it’s on the market to protect you from any unexpected issues that might arise during the listing and selling period.  The peace of mind a home warranty offers you and the prospective buyers on your listing is literally priceless.

    Differentiation when listing and selling your home in is not optional when it comes to helping you get top dollar from your home.  As a Certified Home Selling Advisor, I know how to help you achieve maximum differentiation and capitalize on it to get you up to 18% more for your home.

Law # 3 : Law of Exposure – Exposing your home to the largest number of qualified buyers gets you the best possible price for your home.

Most agents only invest 10% of their income on marketing and systems to run their business.  With the average real estate netting about $25,000 a year in 2011, he/she only invests about $150 per month to run his/her business, including marketing for your home which is certainly not sufficient to get your home the exposure it needs to attract the largest number of qualified leads.

To get the details on all 7 laws click here to request your free report on Why Great Homes Don’t Sell.  Or fill out the contact form below.

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Master Planned Golf Communities Las Sendas vs Red Mountain Village & Red Mtn Ranch

Las Sendas vs Red Mountain Village & Red Mtn Ranch

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Las Sendas is located in the beautiful city of Mesa Arizona.  Mesa is currently the 2nd most populated city in Maricopa County behind Phoenix.  Mesa in the last few years has be growing and developing into an excellent city. Las Sendas is minutes away from the 202 Free way, 20 min from the salt river, 25 minutes from majestic Saguaro Lake and 15 minutes from Mesa Riverview Shopping and Entertainment.  Mesa Riverview hosts the Bass Pro Shop, Toby Keith’s Bar and a variety of other shopping and entertainment for everyone to enjoy.May2013-41

Las Sendas Currently has 3,808 Single family homes in the subdivision. 2,100 of the homes are single story properties and 1,708 homes are 2 stories or more. As of August 2014 the Average Listing Price on a single family home for sale in Las Sendas is $714,498 and the average size is approximately 3,405 sq feet. The current active listings are sitting on the market for approximately 114 days and listed at $189 a sq foot.Phoenix Area Homes

There have been 151 homes sold over the past 12 months. The average list price of the homes that sold was $493,306. The average sales price was $475,304, meaning homes are selling for 96.3% of what they are listed for. The average size for homes that have sold is 2,735. They are selling for $172 a sq foot and are on the market for approximately 88 days on average.

Las Sendas Golf Club offers membership programs to support the area including annual, seasonal (6 month), associate (under 40 years of age) and corporate memberships. We offer a no questions asked 100% refundable deposit initiation fee. The refundable deposit initiation fee increases $1,000 for every 5 new members that join the Club. Please inquire about the current initiation deposit fee structure.

Member Category Monthly Dues –
Primary Member
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Family Member(s)*
Annual $349 $115
Seasonal $466 $174

*Family member(s) include juniors under the age of 22.

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Red Mountain Village & Red Mountain Ranch

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Red Mountain Ranch & Red Mountain Village is located in Mesa Arizona. The community is just a few miles from our other community of discussion Las Sendas.  Red Mountain Village and Red Mountain Ranch is also minutes away from the 202 Free way, 20 min from the salt river, 25 minutes from majestic Saguaro Lake and 15 minutes from Mesa Riverview Shopping and Entertainment.  Mesa Riverview hosts the Bass Pro Shop, Toby Keith’s Bar and a variety of other shopping and entertainment for everyone to enjoy.find-a-home

The Red Mountain Ranch & Red Mountain Village communities. The community is primarily a single story home provider. There are 920 single story homes and only 390 multi level homes. As of August 2014 the Average Listing Price for resale on a  home in Red Mountain Ranch & Red Mountain Village is $448,3530 and the average size is approximately 2,815 sq feet. The current active listings are sitting on the market for approximately 86 days and listed at $151 a sq foot.

There have been 81 homes sold over the past 12 months in the resale market. The average list price of the homes that sold was $324,233. The average sales price was $314,514 meaning homes are selling for 97% of what they are listed for. The average size for homes that have sold is 2,237. They are selling for $143 a sq foot and are on the market for approximately 79 days on average.

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Membership Categories  For Red Mountain Ranch Country Club

RMRCC is proud to offer over seven different categories of memberships, ranging from golf to tennis and social. Click Here to view a PDF document of all of the offered memberships, plus their respective pricing.

If you are interested in either of these communities contact us today to go over your home buying goals.  You will appreciate all our free home buyer services

What is Happening in the Arizona Housing Market August 2014

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The market continues to cruise at a moderate pace with 6,114 total resales in Maricopa County for July. REO closed was 367 which is 6%. Short sales closed were 214 which is 4% and normal sales closed was 5,533 which is 90%. Pending inventory is at 8,448 with REO pending at 450 which is 5% and short sales pending at 1,366 which is 16% and normal pending at 6,631 which is 79%. Active inventory in Maricopa County is down again slightly to 19,457. REO active is 644 and short sale active is also at 693 which is 3% each. Normal active is at 18,124 which is 94%.

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For Sale By Owner Proven System to Help you Sell on your own

Would you Like to sell your home for 18% more money?

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We have worked with a number of excellent agents through our many years in the real estate industry to come up with a step by step Process for getting homes sold and for the maximum amount possible.  We call these steps the 7 laws that will help you sell your home for 18% more than the average For Sale By Owner.

As you read this, you will discover:

* The #1 secret to selling for up to 18% more money

* Why the CMA should not be used to determine the price of you home and exactly how you should set your price to attract the highest offer.

* What it take to make your house stand out from the competition, drive up demand and attract the highest price

* How to get agents “excited” about selling your home

* The #1 most mismanaged variable in the home sale : Negotiation.

* How to determine if your home will be targeting the largest number of qualified buyers – including buyers working with other agents – to get your home sold faster than ever.

* What mistakes to avoid when hiring an agent and how hiring the wrong one could cost you thousands.

INTRO

As a Certified National Expert Advisor we conducted a nationwide study over the past 2 years that revealed a proven, repeatable system to sell your home for up to 18% more money than the methods of traditional real estate agents.  Let’s start with some shocking statistics.

1. The average real estate agent only sells 6-8 homes a year

2. The average real estate agent is only required to take up to 120 hours of training to begin selling real estate

3. The average real estate agent spends less than $150 per month in marketing and promotion of their business.

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THE FSBO vs The Certified Home Selling Advisor

In 2011, the founder of http://www.forsalebyowner.com, Colby Sambrotto gave up on selling his own home after six months and listed it with a Prominent Broker who sold the home for above the asking price shortly there after.  This raised the all too obvious question: “can you really sell your own home and net more money?”

Market research shows that more than 80% of For Sale By Owners eventually list their home with an agent.  But, with only a 50/50 chance of selling with most agents, are you sure you are making the right choice?  While the average agent is clearly not a good choice for handling your largest asset, the Certified Home Selling Advisor has the tools, skills and knowledge to be of great service.

For years, the process of becoming an average real estate agent has been too easy.  There has never been an organization that truly taught the knowledge and skills needed to manage the more than 115 variable involved in the home selling process. Until now.

Only agents with the Certified Home Selling Advisor designation through the National Association of Expert Advisor’s can give you a proven, repeatable system to sell you home for up to 18% more money than the methods of traditional real estate agents.

While attempting to save the money on commission by selling by owner might be tempting, the following laws might give you a better understanding of how to better your odds if you decide to sell on your own.

THE 7 Laws

You can get the full report by clicking here and requesting

The FSBO Report or fill out the contact form below

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Law 1: The Law of Expertise: ” Giving you a price before analysis is like a doctor giving you a prescription before making a diagnosis”

Law 2: Law of Differentiation: “Differentiation that drives consumer preference can help sell your home for up to 18% more”

Law 3: Law of Exposure: “To attract a buyer that is willing to pay the most money, you must allocate your marketing budget across market research proven areas the expose your homes benefits to the highest number of qualified buyers”

Law 4: Law of Cooperation: “Up to 71% of homes are sold by co-op agents. We target these agents to increase your homes visibility in the marketplace”

Law 5: Law of Buyer Acquisition: “Our Immediate- Response systems track all buyer activity and allow immediate response to buyers interested in you home”

Law 6: Law of Negotiation: “The are of negotiation is a powerful tool that most real estate agents don’t possess.  Most agents need to sell your home worse than you do, making their advice biased and shaving points off your net proceeds check”

Law 7: Law of Executions: “The real estate industry is the only industry that has failed to employ proven systems that provide a repeatable consumer experience- Certified home selling advisors are the only real estate agents trained to execute it.”

FSBO TIP:  Since you are going to be responsible for managing the entire real estate sales process, be sure you have a good mortgage professional, title company and attorney ready to work on your behalf.  Since you won’t have someone representing your best interests, you will want to make sure the contract is written to your benefit.  Keep in mind that in today’s Market, financing is the #2 reason a deal falls apart.  Be sure to get all buyers pre-approved and talk directly to the lender to find out what potential challenges they might have in connection to getting their loan.
 

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