Desert Mountain Scottsdale AZ - 2012 Real Estate Report

Real Estate Agent with Realty ONE Group

Desert Mountain golf community Scottsdale AZIn North Scottsdale, you will find the elegant golf community of Desert Mountain. Desert Mountain is spread over 7,000 acres and is a golfer's paradise. There are six Jack Nicklaus golf courses, each with its own clubhouse. In addition to golf, there is a large tennis complex with three court surfaces, a pool complex, fitness center and spa, miles of trails for hiking or walking and so much more. There is a vibrant social calendar and events go on year-round. Desert Mountain offers both golf and social memberships.

As of today, there are 177 homes for sale in Desert Mountain. Prices range from $550,000 for a 2,045 square foot home up to $8,888,000 for a 12,500 square foot estate.

There are also nine home sales pending currently. The asking prices range from $625,000 to $2,895,000.

Desert Mountain Scottsdale Pending Home Sales 2013


Here is a quarterly recap of home sales in Desert Mountain in 2012.

Desert Mountain saw its highest sales activity in Q2 and Q3, particularly in Q2 which accounted for 38% of all sales in 2012.

We saw the average sales price increase over the course of the year and we also saw the average cost per square foot increase.

Days on market are high across the board as higher priced homes in Scottsdale tend to spend a much longer time on the market before selling.

The most expensive sale of the year was for $6,542,500. This home is located in the Saguaro Forest section of Desert Mountain and enjoys incredible views from its high elevation. The home had five bedrooms, five and one-half bathrooms and 6,033 square feet. The home had been listed for $6,999,500 and the buyer was a cash buyer.

The least expensive sale in 2012 was the short sale of a Sonoran Cottage. This two bedroom, two and one-half bathroom, 1,836 home sold for $380,000. It had been listed for $450,000 and sold for cash.

Desert Mountain Scottsdale Home Sales 2012

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Originally posted on Live Better in Scottsdale

Disclaimer: Information herein deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Data and information was pulled from the Arizona Regional MLS (ARMLS) as of 1/30/2013 and can change at any time. The analysis looks at residential home sales activity in Desert Mountain in Scottsdale, Arizona. This blog represents the opinion of the author. No warranties implied or expressed.
Copyright © 2013 Heather Tawes Nelson


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Les & Sarah Oswald
Realty One Group - Eastvale, CA
Broker, Realtor and Investor

Heather - thank you for sharing Desert Mountain Scottsdale market report. Looks like your market is heading in the right direction.

Feb 05, 2013 09:12 AM #1
John & Irma Nelson
San Antonio Real Estate Broker/Agent with Get It Sold Realty - San Antonio, TX
San Antonio Real Estate Agents - San Antonio Homes

Looks like a great market there in Scottsdale - I miss my travel to that area now that i am not travelling as much...

Feb 05, 2013 09:14 AM #2
Heather Tawes Nelson
Realty ONE Group - Scottsdale, AZ
Associate Broker, ABR, CLHMS, CRS - Scottsdale, AZ

Hello Sarah and Les -We are definititly seeing signs of improvement in all price points. Thanks for stopping by!

Hello John and Irma - Scottsdale is a great place to be! Hard to beat over 300 sunny days per year. Thanks for stopping by!

Feb 06, 2013 05:10 AM #3
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