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Scottsdale Arizona Area Information

View Scottsdale Arizona Area Information and search real estate listings of condos and homes for sale in Scottsdale AZ by Scottsdale Associate Broker - Sam Elam (photo)

Scottsdale AZ Area Information


Scottsdale Arizona Area Information includes Scottsdale real estate market facts, major employers and condos and search homes for sale in Scottsdale AZ displayed by home feature, school district, school, zip code, popular subdivisions, etc.

The allure and desirability of Scottsdale real estate remains as strong as ever. The increased supply of Scottsdale traditional listings with far fewer Scottsdale AZ foreclosures is good for home buyers because you now have more high quality home choices at competitive prices. Contact Sam to help you find the very best values!

Scottsdale homeowners already maintain their Scottsdale homes for sale in superb condition and stage them to perfection. Sellers are advised to seriously consider whether now is the best time to have their homes on the market for sale in Scottsdale AZ. Scottsdale foreclosures and short sales are all but nonexistent at less than 30 per month! If you decide you want to sell now, luxury Scottsdale homes for sale must be priced at Fair Market Value. Homes for sale in Scottsdale AZ
will sell when priced relative to recent closed sales. Contact Sam to learn current market value of your home at no obligation.


About Scottsdale Arizona ...

In addition to being one of the Safest City in Arizona, Scottsdale has also been named as #5 of the top "100 Safest Cities" in the United States in 2014!

Scottsdale is a very upscale community of very affluent residents with a median age of 46 years who are very well educated with 52.7% of the residents having graduated from college and a average household income of $102,591. Sales tax is 8.95%.

From 2000 to 2010 census, Scottsdale grew 7.2% over the decade to a population of 217,385 residents. But by July 2014 Scottsdale population has grown 3.4% to an estimated 224,800.

List of Scottsdale City Services available to residents.

Scottsdale Demographic Data includes population studies, schools and employment in the area.

Scottsdale Economic Development report offers insight into economic plans under consideration or underway to enhance Scottsdale's ability to remain a very good place to do business.

More information about Scottsdale Arizona hotels, restaurants, golf and special events.

In December 2014 WalletHub named Scottsdale #9 best place to find a job out of 150 of the largest U.S. cities!!

LAW|STREET has named Scottsdale #7 Safest U.S. City! This determination is based upon FBI Crime Statistics.



The ten most prominent Scottsdale employers are Scottsdale Health, Mayo Clinic, General Dynamics, Scottsdale Unified School District, City of Scottsdale, CVS Caremark, The Vanguard Group, Troon Golf, and Scottsdale Insurance Company.



Closed sales of homes for Sale in Scottsdale AZ are UP 5%, the average SOLD price is UP 10% and inventory is at 6.2 months, comparing Scottsdale real estate in December 2017 MLS SOLD data vs. December 2016. The tables below contain detailed explanations. Scottsdale real estate is a lucrative investment because of its desirability to affluent buyers and winter snowbirds.

Price Comparison of Detached and Attached Scottsdale properties - the average December 2017 sales price of homes for sale in Scottsdale AZ is $706,626 and average sales price of Scottsdale Condos, Lofts, Townhouses, Patio homes for sale is $330,719. There is a significant difference between the average price of Scottsdale homes for sale versus Scottsdale condos and a great buying opportunity for value shoppers who want to live in Scottsdale!

Scottsdale real estate is a Balanced Market, favoring the Seller, with homes for sale in Scottsdale AZ taking on average 93 days to sell. Higher sales volume and fewer homes listed for sale has resulted in a 6.2 month supply of unsold homes for sale in Scottsdale AZ.


Scottsdale AZ Real Estate Monthly Market Summary - Homes Only

December 2016
Active Listings - 2689
Closed Listings - 380
Avg Closed Price - $639,456
Med Closed Price - $494,950
Months Inventory - 7.1
Days On Market (Closed) - 103
December 2017
Active Listings - 2455 (-8%)
Closed Listings - 399 (+5%)
Avg Closed Price - $706,626 (+10%)
Med Closed Price - $555,000 (+12%)
Months Inventory - 6.2
Days On Market (Closed) - 93 (-9%)

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Scottsdale real estate listings are updated daily. Search Scottsdale homes for sale to find luxury estate homes nestled in the pristine Sonoran desert.




My full services include a complimentary appointment with professional staging consultant to evaluate your home's buyer appeal and make recommendations.



Scottsdale students follow teacher presentation on their iPads and laptopsReview 2016 - 2017 school year performance Letter Grades for Scottsdale Schools compiled by the Arizona Department of Education based upon standardized test results.

Three public school districts have responsibility for educating Scottsdale students: Scottsdale Unified School District, Cave Creek Unified School District and Paradise Valley Unified School District.



Searching Scottsdale real estate listings of homes for sale in Scottsdale AZ served by the highest rated Scottsdale schools in the best performing school districts or a favorite school?

See homes for sale in Scottsdale AZ in the Cave Creek Unified School District.

Here are the Scottsdale homes for sale in the Paradise Valley Unified School District.

See these homes for sale in Scottsdale AZ in the Scottsdale Unified School District.



Search Scottsdale homes for sale by Scottsdale zip code in: 85250, 85251, 85254, 85255, 85257, 85258, 85259, 85260, 85262, 85266.


Contact Sam today for help finding your ideal Scottsdale home for sale.


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