Desert Mountain Scottsdale AZ – 2012 Real Estate Report

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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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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