Desert Highlands is one of Scottsdale’s top private golf communities. It has been around since the early 1980’s and was developed by Lyle Anderson and features an 18-hole golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus.
There are 560 homesites spread over Desert Highlands’ 850 acres. Desert Highlands is located just to the south of Pinnacle Peak and many of the homes are nestled into the foothills, affording amazing Valley views. All homeowners in Desert Highlands become members of the Desert Highlands Golf Club and can start enjoying all of the great amenities and activities right away.
Here are the results for year-to-date 2012 real estate sales in Desert Highlands. The first chart looks at homes on the market. As you can see, there is a wide variety in prices available. The second chart looks at pending sales and the averages seem to be on par price and size-wise as what we are seeing for averages for homes currently on the market.
Desert Highlands’ 2012 home sales are off on a pace that is similar to the last few years. Average sales prices have been around the $1 million mark and the days on market for these sales is quite a bit lower than what we see in the active and pending sales.
DESERT HIGHLANDS HISTORICAL HOME SALES
Here are the last four years of home sales at Desert Highlands Scottsdale. Total home sales were down slightly in 2011 over 2010, but we are seeing improvement in most of the other metrics. Average sales price was up slightly as was the average price per square foot. Days on market also improved slightly.
About Desert Highlands in Scottsdale, Arizona
Desert Highlands is spread over 850 acres with 560 homesites. Its great location means residents are minutes away from shopping, dining, outdoor activities, entertainment and more. The hilly terrain allows for great valley, mountain or city lights views from the homes.
Desert Highlands’ homeowners are members of the private Desert Highlands Golf Club. As members, they are free to take advantage of all of the excellent amenities it has to offer, including the 18-hole Nicklaus golf course, tennis, an expansive fitness center, swimming pools, an onsite activities coordinator and much more.
Disclaimer: Information herein deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Data and information was pulled from the Arizona Regional MLS (ARMLS) as of 3/29/2012 and can change at any time. The analysis looks at home sale activity in the golf community of Desert Highlands in Scottsdale, Arizona. This blog represents the opinion of the author. No warranties implied or expressed.
Copyright © 2012 Heather Tawes Nelson