Yavapai County, AZ Real Estate News

By Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
Besides the "About Me" page we have on our websites, I have a page called "Sheri's Corner".  It tells a little about me with links to blogs and also my work ethic.  I have the domain Sedona-Lifestyle.com as a link to that page.  But most of these questions and answers are not on that page.  21 Questions About Sheri Sperry1. What was your first job and what did you learn from it?Retail - I worked in the bedding department of May Co. in Whittier, CA. May Co. was absorbed into the Federated Department Stores which is now Macy's.  I learned skills working with the public, deadlines, and pressure working a sale.   It made me realize I love working with people.  I still fold towels the way I had to for the department displays! 2. How long have you been in real estate or related industry?Rick ...
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By Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
2115 Verde West Drive, Camp Verde AZ 86322SOLD and RECORDED!A Quick Update We put this property on market back in March.  All the grass was just starting to green up.  My sellers had cars horses and equipment to move back to Oregon and it took many, many trips as well as a Car-Hauler to get everything taken care of.  I was so surprised to see everything so green when I got there.  It is just beautiful this time of year.  Rick really enjoyed shooting this property and put at least 10,000 steps on his Fitbit!  I went out to do the walk-through with the buyers.  Their 11-year-old daughter had not seen her new home yet.  She was so excited.  This is what makes it all worthwhile and why we do this.  I called my seller to fill her in.  She really misses the property but knew that moving back ...
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By Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
  MLS #529399 Sold for $557,900 - Get More Information Village Park Condo/Townhouse  - Large Backyard DeckCentrally Located in Village Of Oak Creek (VOC) 2 Bedrooms   |   1360 Sq Ft   |   2.5 Baths 0.01 Acres.   |   1 Car Garage   |   2  Levels Covered Front & Back Porches   Print or Download FlyerUPDATENote: Once I get a listing agreement signed, I let the seller know that I will be marketing the property.  I may even bring prospective buyers or agents to pre-view the listing.  My seller did not want a lot of traffic going in and out.  She did not want a sign either.  I brought prospective buyers to my seller.  It wasn't long after that that an offer was submitted when we went on the MLS.  My seller accepted the offer and was very pleased with the terms.  My buyers are looking to build...
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By Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
150 Stone Creek Circle Sedona AZ 86351 - For Sale Recently Remodeled Flagship Golf Course Lot Location  Sedona Golf Resort
3 Bedrooms   |   2,233 Sq Ft   |   2 Baths 0.35 Acres.   |   3 Car Garage   |   One Level Landscaped Backyard   |   Custom Murphy Bed   |  Covered Patio

Sensational Sedona Golf Course Resort Home PRINTABLE FLYERThis flagship lot location fronts the Sedona Golf Course on the 13th hole.   The open floor plan includes a welcoming great room with a custom stone fireplace and floor-to-ceiling windows encompassing stunning views of the open backyard and the golf course beyond.  The golf course location offers a quiet respite and brings breathing space that allows one to enjoy the views and serenity. Open Floor PlanThe open floor plan can accommodate many people enjoying ...
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By Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
Easter - Through the Eyes of a 6-Year-OldEaster Celebration - Ferris Wheel - Posse Ground ParkSoldiers PassTristan still dreams of the Easter Bunny, Santa Clause, Ely the Elf, and the Tooth Fairy...Yes! It is a real butterfly!Up! Up! And Away...In the Ferris Wheel at the Spring Celebration!Yes! Tristan dreams of the Easter Bunny, Santa Clause, Ely the Elf, and the Tooth Fairy. Easter Egg Hunt!A Quote From A 6-Year-Old...I asked Tristan, "What does Easter mean to you?" He said, "It is about family, the Easter Bunny, and the Easter Egg hunt."  At brunch, We talked more about the real reason we celebrate Easter.  Have a Blessed Easter
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By Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
452 Juniper Dr. Sedona AZ 86336Pending Sale ~ Taking Backup Offers This Home is Set Up for Short-Term Rental CapabilityFully Furnished - Turnkey HomeJuniper Knoll Subdivision3 Bedrooms   |   2,343 Sq Ft   |   3 Baths 0.32 Acres.   |   2 Car Garage   |   Two Levels  Fully Fenced Backyard Playground  |   Gated Courtyard   |  $2,933 Taxes/2021Fully Furnished Turnkey Home  See Where This Investment Property Is PositionedEnjoy the serenity in one of West Sedona’s enclaves.  This fully furnished home is currently designed as a short-term rental and can accommodate 8 guests.  Bring your suitcase and toothbrush and move right in, or you can rent it out when you are not here. This is a great option for a buyer to rent out as a short-term vacation rental to generate additional income.  Gated Cour...
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By Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
2115 Verde West Drive, Camp Verde AZ 86322PENDING! 5.6 Acre Irrigated Ranch Property Grandfathered Water Rights Own Your Slice of Paradise! Embedded Earthen Home ~ ~ ~~ Main House ~  3 Bedrooms   |   2188 Sq Ft   |   3 Baths   |   Fenced Courtyard   |   Pond  40 Ft Galley Style Pantry - Storage Area  | 3 Enclosed Sunrooms       2 Car Garage   |   Single Level  |  Large Laundry Room  ~ ~ ~  ~ ~  Insulated Metal Shop ~ ~     16’ X 10’ Door    |  2400 Sq Ft (50 X 48 approx.)   |  Car Lift  |  Compressor  ~ ~ Mare Motel  ~ ~  3 Covered Stalls  |  Attached Hay and Supply Barn  |  Fenced Area  ~ ~ Chicken Coup ~ ~  Fenced Area   |   Structure For Weather Protection   |  7 Hens and 1 Rooster ~ ~ ~ Pricing and More Information  ~ ~ ~ The property is broken up in 1 Minute Videos BelowVIDEO 1 – H...
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By Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
Sellers - Thinking About Selling our Sedona Home?I'll Walk You Through It All...I AM YOUR SOLUTIONS REALTOR®Get Fast Results with Professional Marketing and Syndication!I am ready to reveal the secrets of how we work together to sell your home... I create a VISION. I sit down and discuss the reasons you bought this home.  What initially attracted you to it? What do you love about it? How have you made it special? It is the buyer who needs to visualize themselves in this home. I fashion a PRESENTATION with you.  We position your home in the market. We set up a plan to match your home with the right buyers.  The correct focus will attract the perfect buyers. I have a proven track record. I will present your home to buyers and agents to maximize engagement. We tailor a custom MARKETING cam...
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By Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
What Is The Sedona Weather Like In Spring?Winter RecapThe dusting of snow above was captured on February 24th.  During the last 3 months, a scene like this has been uncommon. Sedona is known to get snow from time to time, but you better enjoy it while it is there because it doesn't last long.  This is why many of us appreciate it.  Sedona doesn't see "deep freeze" conditions. It makes you appreciate the beauty of the red rocks such as Coffeepot Rock and Thunder Mountain above.  The red rock goes crimson in contrast to the green pines, junipers, and snow. It's Mother Nature's way of putting on her make-up and letting you know how beautiful she is. So far in 2022, we have had 5 inches of snow spread out over the last 4 months with another 2.43 inches of rain.  We had a total of 45 days ou...
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By Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
Sedona HistoryI saw this image (above) and couldn't believe it.  I have seen a lot of historical images but this hit home. This was taken in 1968.  Where I live in Soldiers Pass won't be built for another 20 years - (1988).  I can't believe that none of the roads are paved.  This image was taken from Airport Mesa. It is a picture of West Sedona.I t spurred me to look up when the Sedona airport was founded.  It was founded in 1955.   You can find out more information here.  Obviously, there must have been a road, probably a dirt road like all the others you see below.  It is very hard to see, but those roads are not flat as they appear. Recent ImagesSedona TourismSedona has 3 million visitors a year.  This is a town that has a little over 10,000 residents that call Sedona "home".  As bea...
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By Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
452 Juniper Dr. Sedona AZ 86336 View the Tour Sedona Home For Sale This Home is Set Up for Short-Term Rental CapabilityFully Furnished - Turnkey Home Juniper Knoll Subdivision3 Bedrooms   |   2,343 Sq Ft   |   3 Baths 0.32 Acres.   |   2 Car Garage   |   Two Levels  Fully Fenced Backyard Playground  |   Gated Courtyard   |  $2,933 Taxes/2021Fully Furnished Turnkey Home  Enjoy the serenity in one of West Sedona’s enclaves.  This fully furnished home is currently designed as a short-term rental and can accommodate 8 guests.  Bring your suitcase and toothbrush and move right in, or you can rent it out when you are not here. This is a great option for a buyer to rent out as a short-term vacation rental to generate additional income.  Gated CourtyardAs you enter the paver gated courtyard, th...
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By Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
452 Juniper Dr. Sedona AZ 86336Sedona Home For SaleHas Developed Short Term Rental CapabilityFully Furnished - Turnkey Home Juniper Knoll Subdivision3 Bedrooms   |   2,343 Sq Ft   |   3 Baths 0.32 Acres.   |   2 Car Garage   |   Two Levels  Fully Fenced Backyard Playground  |   Gated Courtyard   |  $2,933 Taxes/2021Fully Furnished Turnkey Home  Enjoy the serenity in one of West Sedona’s enclaves.  This fully furnished home is currently designed as a short-term rental and can accommodate 8 guests.  Bring your suitcase and toothbrush and move right in, or you can rent it out when you are not here.  Gated CourtyardAs you enter the paver gated courtyard, there is a large sitting area with a patio table and umbrella as well as a chiminea to sit around on those chilly nights.  It is a perfect...
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By Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
PENDING! ~ 155 Canyon Diablo Unit 6, Sedona AZ 86351 We are taking back-up offers! MLS #529399 Get Pricing and More Information Village Park Condo/Townhouse  - Large Backyard DeckCentrally Located in Village Of Oak Creek (VOC) 2 Bedrooms   |   1360 Sq Ft   |   2.5 Baths 0.01 Acres.   |   1 Car Garage   |   2  Levels Covered Front & Back Porches   Print or Download FlyerUPDATENote: Once I get a listing agreement signed, I let the seller know that I will be marketing the property.  I may even bring by prospective buyers or agents to pre-view the listing.  My seller did not want a lot of traffic going in and out.  She did not want a sign either.  We met with prospective buyers.  It wasn't long after that that an offer was submitted when we went on the MLS.  My seller accepted the offer and...
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By Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
 155 Canyon Diablo Unit 6, Sedona AZ 86351 MLS #529399 Get Pricing and More Information Village Park Condo/Townhouse  - Large Backyard DeckCentrally Located in Village Of Oak Creek (VOC) 2 Bedrooms   |   1360 Sq Ft   |   2.5 Baths 0.01 Acres.   |   1 Car Garage   |   2  Levels Covered Front & Back Porches   Print or Download Flyer A Quick Look At the 86351 Market For CondosStrong Seller's Market  Median List Price = $775,000Market Action is 62 - (Buyer/Seller Push - 30)Price Per Square Foot = $328Average Days On Market = 189Median Rent = $4,648Find Full Market Report HereStats Courtesy of Altos Research     Easy Access To Business District and Surrounding Area Besides the easy access to the I-17 off of Highway 179, you are close to renowned restaurants, trails, biking, golf, shopping, a...
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By Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
 155 Canyon Diablo Unit 6, Sedona AZ 86351 Village Park Condo/Townhouse  - Large Backyard DeckCentrally Located in Village Of Oak Creek (VOC) 2 Bedrooms   |   1360 Sq Ft   |   2.5 Baths 0.01 Acres.   |   1 Car Garage   |   2  Levels Covered Front & Back Porches    Easy Access To Business District and Surrounding Area Besides the easy access to the I-17 off of Highway 179, you are close to renowned restaurants, trails, biking, golf, shopping, and entertainment, making this a high-demand location.  Backyard Deck Make it your own!  It is completely fenced and can accommodate plants, and patio furniture. Maybe you just want to create a Zen space with a tranquil water feature.  Well Designed 2-Story with Charm and Character  Impressive 2-story Village Park condo in the center of the Village,...
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By Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
115 Zane Grey Lane, Sedona AZ 86336 Short Term Rental Capability    Short Distance to Cathedral Rock & Crescent Moon Park  Cul-de-Sac Location Video Shows Virtual Staging  Quick Update This home sold for $90,000 Over Asking! When the sign went up, I got a call direct from the future buyer who was represented by another agent. They wanted to see it ASAP.  Within a few minutes, the agent called me.  Rick and I just happened to be coming back from a photoshoot.  We were 5 minutes from the listing and I still had to put the lockbox on so I agreed to show the home.  Come to find out that these future buyers were renting a home two doors down from this property and saw the sign go up!  They have lost out on multiple homes and love this area where they are renting.  Their offer was substantial...
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By Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
Happy St. Patrick's Day From Sedona!RecapIn the 15 years, I have lived in Sedona, we have never attended a St. Patrick's Day Parade.  For many of those years, we were traveling.  So, we thought this was the perfect time to support the community and see what it was all about.  I would have posted this yesterday but yet again, we were traveling!No disappointment here!  Even though a whole lot of people showed up. It was easy parking and plenty of space to find a spot to enjoy the parade.  It lasted about 45 minutes.  Just about every participating float and venue were handing out candy, rulers, or pencils to the kids.  Next time I need to bring a bag for Tristan! The mayor and city council were out walking the parade with lots of goodies for the little ones.  Besides all the Fire and Poli...
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By Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
Daffodils "O'Plenty" In The Cottages At CoffeepotNarcissus (Daffodil) is the birth flower of those who are born in March.  The image above is the monument light at the head of my driveway. A few years ago, I noticed sprouts coming up in late February or early March.I talked with our landscaper for the Cottages and asked him about them.  Come to find out, he had been planting these bulbs sporadically all over the community.  What a wonderful surprise! Everywhere you walk or drive in our little community of 34 homes, you will see daffodils this time of year.  Even though it is 25º as I write this, you know that spring is here!  It is hitting you right in the face.  What is really nice to see is how these seem to multiply every year as well. Once they are planted, you don't need to do anyt...
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By Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
SOLD Over Asking Price!See SOLD Pricing Here2353 Rio Mesa Trail AZ,  Cottonwood 86326 Perched on a Hill in Verde VillageNot Far From the Hospital and Big Box Shopping 3 Bedrooms   |   1868 Sq Ft   |   2 Baths 0.43 Acres.   |   2 Car Attached Garage   |   Single Level  Fire Sprinklers   |  Cathedral Ceiling  |  Storage Shed  Enjoy Views of the Verde Valley  Perched on a hill, this beautiful home on .43 of an acre offers privacy & views. As you walk up to the front door, you admire the views of the rolling hills as well as the Mingus Mountains.  In the distance you can see the red rocks of Sedona.  The entire front of the house has sweeping views of the area.  Split Floor Plan    Enter into the great room with vaulted ceilings. It is open to the kitchen and dining area for an easy flow as...
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By Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
2115 Verde West Drive, Camp Verde AZ 86322FOR SALE 5.6 Acre Irrigated Ranch Property Grandfathered Water Rights Own Your Slice of Paradise! Embedded Earthen Home ~ ~ ~~ Main House ~  3 Bedrooms   |   2188 Sq Ft   |   3 Baths   |   Fenced Courtyard   |   Pond  40 Ft Galley Style Pantry - Storage Area  | 3 Enclosed Sunrooms       2 Car Garage   |   Single Level  |  Large Laundry Room  ~ ~ ~  ~ ~  Insulated Metal Shop ~ ~     16’ X 10’ Door    |  2400 Sq Ft (50 X 48 approx.)   |  Car Lift  |  Compressor  ~ ~ Mare Motel  ~ ~  3 Covered Stalls  |  Attached Hay and Supply Barn  |  Fenced Area  ~ ~ Chicken Coup ~ ~  Fenced Area   |   Structure For Weather Protection   |  7 Hens and 1 Rooster ~ ~ ~ Pricing and More Information 2115 Verde West Dr Camp Verde AZ 86322.mp4 from Rick & Sheri Sperry ...
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