Buying Your Sedona Home

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Are you a homebuyer who dreams of living in Sedona? Perhaps you plan to retire and move here permanently. Or you may be looking for a second home, even a third. If so, you’re in good company, as owners of second and third homes make up 55% of the Sedona market.

Sedona houseMany come from western Canada, the Midwest and New York to escape the winter. Floridians come to escape the hurricanes. Californians come to get away from the traffic and for the peace and tranquility. Oregonians come to escape the rain. And since we’re a hop, skip and a jump from Phoenix, those folks buy vacation homes for quick getaways to escape the heat. We even have people from Europe and Hawaii who buy here, despite the distance. But whatever the reason that brought you to my Web site, you’ve landed at one of the best resources on the Web to aid you in your search for a Sedona AZ home. Why?

How This Site Can Help You

It's  buyer friendly in every way. This means in part that you don’t have to register to search the MLS - YEAH!  . I want you to feel free to come again and again and search to your heart’s content.

And I hope that whenever you’re ready to plan a trip to view homes in person, you’ll feel comfortable enough to let me.

What You Get

If you have a question about property management, another agent might advise you to call a property manager. Not me. I’ve got such people in my IPHONE. I would say to you, “Let’s call Tina and see what Tina says.” Then I’d get her on the phone and say something like, “Tina, I’m here with Jane and John Smith looking at a house on Fabulous Texan. When can you meet with them to figure out what this home could rent for?” See the difference?

I love to negotiate.  I'm like a barracuda!  And I get my buyers great deals. Even in a market that is now a seller's market - I’ve saved buyers as much as 28% off the asking price. But no matter what I say about great service and the money I save buyers, nobody tells it like my buyers themselves. I have stacks of their wonderful letters, and I cherish every one. Two recent buyers are Matt and Sarah Grider from New York. Here’s their story of buying in Sedona...

quotation markAfter the real estate bust in the Fall of 2008, our dream of owning a retirement home in Sedona was looking like a possibility, so I started looking on Trulia for properties. I had a few questions and posted to a forum there. Within hours, Barbara had responded. I emailed her with our plans, and once again, she immediately responded, w/several options. Indeed, throughout the process, she always got back to us lightning fast.

We decided to visit Sedona, and meet w/Barbara, thinking we would look at a few properties and spend the rest of the week poking around, seeing what areas we may like to explore further. Barbara had other plans – she picked us up at 10am, on a holiday weekend, and showed us 12 properties!

With each house, she asked, “What did you like about that one and what didn’t you like?” An accomplished listener, she used our answers to hone the home selections until she zeroed in on exactly what we wanted. Number 11 was our dream home. What a delight to work with someone who actually listens!

From that point on Barbara was a whirlwind. By Friday we had: a mortgage, a site survey, a home inspection, a meeting w/a rental property manager and several estimates from contractors.

She is a tough negotiator—we are glad she was on our side!—and managed to get the sellers to take $15,000 less than the asking price. When the home inspection revealed that it needed some repairs, Barbara was a bull-dog in the best sense of the word, helping us secure several estimates from the best contractors in Sedona, and negotiating with the seller’s REALTOR® for us to be credited additional money toward those repairs.

Even though it isn’t technically part of a REALTOR’s® job responsibilities, she is currently holding on to the keys, letting those contractors in to make repairs until we can turn the house over to the property management company. Our beautiful new home couldn’t be in better hands. She has truly gone above and beyond. She’s charming and entertaining, too. You will find yourself smiling and laughing through the whole process.

Through it all Barbara has been everything one could possibly want in a REALTOR®. Friendly, hard-working, competent and VERY well-connected. This is key for folks like us, who live out-of-state. Never once did she not have an answer, for our multitude of questions. We didn’t even consider talking to any other REALTORs® – really, who could be better? Barbara should be everyone’s choice, if you’re looking for a home in Sedona.quotation mark

So If you want to be one of my Happy Clients... and..

if you’re a buyer seriously looking at Sedona Real Estate, Act Now!  Our prices continue to rise and with my  wisdom, tough negotiating skills, respect of my peers, lending knowledge, and the uncanny ability to "Hold and Get a Deal Done" so that it is a WIN/WIN for everyone, you will find your slice of Sedona!    

So, call or text 928-301-0669 or email me. I always answer my phone unless I’m with a client. And if I am, I’ll get back with you, and that you can count on.

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54 Photos 6625 W State Route 89A Sedona, AZ 86336

6625 W State Route 89A
Sedona, AZ 86336
5 Acres Or More
Residential

MLS# 508253 / Pending - Take Backup
5 br, 8.00 total baths, 6700 sqft
Rr Loop/outlying

El Rojo Grande Ranch, located 1.5 miles west of Sedona city limits on the scenic byway of 89A, is currently for sale as a fully appointed luxury eq... 

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$14,200,000
Provided courtesy of Edward Pennington of Russ Lyon Sotheby's Intl Rlty
12 Photos 175 Creek View Circle Spur Sedona, AZ 86336

175 Creek View Circle Spur
Sedona, AZ 86336
5 Acres Or More
Land

MLS# 515201 / Active
30.00 acres, Uptown Sedona
type residential/ranch

The most spectacular creek-front property ever to be presented in Sedona. Most have assumed this to be National Forest land. It runs hundreds of y... 

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$12,000,000
Provided courtesy of Roy Grimm of RE/MAX Sedona
75 Photos 205 Bobcat Tr Sedona, AZ 86351

205 Bobcat Tr
Sedona, AZ 86351
5 Acres Or More
Residential

MLS# 517288 / Active
5 br, 8.00 total baths, 10127 sqft
Big Park

14 acres with NO HOA provides privacy, room for horses/cattle, vineyard, or build a car collector garage. Masterfully designed by renowned archite... 

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$6,950,000
Provided courtesy of Kristi Anderson of Exp Realty
56 Photos 410 Aerie Rd Sedona, AZ 86336

410 Aerie Rd
Sedona, AZ 86336
Aerie
Residential

MLS# 516225 / Active
4 br, 7.00 total baths, 8141 sqft
West Sedona

This stunning desert contemporary home sits harmoniously on its 4.65-acre site backing to pristine National Forest land, capturing the incomparable... 

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$5,975,000
Reduced -$1,275,000
Provided courtesy of Wendy Jacobsen of RE/MAX Sedona
59 Photos 130 Hidden Meadow Drive Sedona, AZ 86336

130 Hidden Meadow Drive
Sedona, AZ 86336
Seven Canyons
Residential

MLS# 516877 / Active
4 br, 6.00 total baths, 10296 sqft
West Sedona

Private, nestled Sedona luxury property backing to National forest situated on an oversized estate lot with perfectly manicured landscaping with th... 

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$5,950,000
Provided courtesy of Karen Dunlap of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
35 Photos 1235 Lee Mountain Rd Sedona, AZ 86351

1235 Lee Mountain Rd
Sedona, AZ 86351
5 Acres Or More
Residential

MLS# 512369 / Pending - Take Backup
3 br, 4.00 total baths, 3267 sqft
Big Park

FIRST TIME ON THE MARKET, this is the iconic Sun Drift property, 43.64 acres of the most incredible property in Sedona. This property borders US Na... 

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$5,700,000
Provided courtesy of Bruce Tobias of RE/MAX Sedona
36 Photos 1235 Lee Mountain Sedona, AZ 86351

1235 Lee Mountain
Sedona, AZ 86351
5 Acres Or More
Land

MLS# 512370 / Pending - Take Backup
43.64 acres, Big Park
type residential/ranch

FIRST TIME ON THE MARKET, this is the iconic Sun Drift property, 43.64 acres of the most incredible property in Sedona. This property borders US Na... 

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$5,700,000
Provided courtesy of Bruce Tobias of RE/MAX Sedona
7 Photos 2820 W State Rte 89A Sedona, AZ 86336

2820 W State Rte 89A
Sedona, AZ 86336
5 Acres Or More
Land

MLS# 514985 / Active
6.39 acres, West Sedona
type commercial/industrial

This is the piece everyone has asked about and waited for in Sedona! Located in the heart of West Sedona, these two parcels are being sold as one u... 

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$5,500,000
Provided courtesy of Tod Christensen of Russ Lyon Sotheby's Intl Rlty
27 Photos 26 Avenida De Piedras Sedona, AZ 86336

26 Avenida De Piedras
Sedona, AZ 86336
Las Piedras
Commercial

MLS# 502934 / Active
1.83 acres, Big Park
building type

Profitable, professionally managed luxury boutique inn - prime locationimmediately across from the Sedona Golf Resort and Hilton Sedona Resort andS... 

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$5,100,000
Provided courtesy of Jennifer Graham of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
46 Photos 125 Altair Ave Sedona, AZ 86336

125 Altair Ave
Sedona, AZ 86336
Aerie
Residential

MLS# 515118 / Pending
4 br, 6.00 total baths, 6303 sqft
West Sedona

Just Reduced $500,000! Most revered home in Sedona! Sophisticated sanctuary unmatched in quality, location and price. Property is surrounded by dra... 

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$4,950,000
Reduced -$550,000
Provided courtesy of Edward Pennington of Russ Lyon Sotheby's Intl Rlty
3 Photos 2030 W State Rte 89A Sedona, AZ 86336

2030 W State Rte 89A
Sedona, AZ 86336
Under 5 Acres
Commercial

MLS# 513082 / Active
0.94 acres, West Sedona
building type

Sedona Center offers excellent visibility and accessibility in an established trade area. This property features a highly desirable 14,277 SF multi... 

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$4,750,000
Provided courtesy of Sal Giovanni of Arizona Prime Real Estate
60 Photos 159 Horse Ranch Rd Sedona, AZ 86351

159 Horse Ranch Rd
Sedona, AZ 86351
5 Acres Or More
Residential

MLS# 512474 / Active
3 br, 4.00 total baths, 6151 sqft
Big Park

This is a true luxury property that's ideal for the passionate equestrian or car collector, set against the US National Forest with inspiring, brea... 

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$4,250,000
Provided courtesy of Wendy Jacobsen of RE/MAX Sedona
40 Photos 700 Eagle Mountain Ranch Rd Sedona, AZ 86336

700 Eagle Mountain Ranch Rd
Sedona, AZ 86336
Eagle Mountain Ranch
Residential

MLS# 516605 / Active
3 br, 5.00 total baths, 7440 sqft
Rr Loop/outlying

Ten minutes from West Sedona, yet a secluded world apart from the mundane. Come experience the abundant delights of this luxurious, versatile, and ... 

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$3,800,000
Provided courtesy of Roy Grimm of RE/MAX Sedona
37 Photos 85 Crystal Sky Drive Sedona, AZ 86351

85 Crystal Sky Drive
Sedona, AZ 86351
Sedona Golf Resort
Residential

MLS# 517729 / Active
3 br, 4.00 total baths, 4237 sqft
Big Park

Located on the Sedona Golf Resort, this classic Mediterranean residence consists of 3 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, a study with its own entrance, situated ... 

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$3,600,000
Provided courtesy of Cynthia Chapman of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
44 Photos 140 Bear Mountain Rd Sedona, AZ 86336

140 Bear Mountain Rd
Sedona, AZ 86336
5 Acres Or More
Residential

MLS# 515540 / Active
3 br, 3.00 total baths, 3916 sqft
Rr Loop/outlying

17.23 acre estate bordering National Forest land and nestled in the arms of Bear Mountain in the Red Rocks of Sedona. Breathtaking views in every d... 

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$3,250,000
Provided courtesy of Barbara Litrell of Lifestyles of Arizona, LLC
45 Photos 60 Stargazer Way Sedona, AZ 86336

60 Stargazer Way
Sedona, AZ 86336
Cross Creek Ranch
Residential

MLS# 516397 / Active
4 br, 4.00 total baths, 5840 sqft
Rr Loop/outlying

Elegance elevated...literally! This Contemporary Southwest home is the ONLY ELEVATED 2 acre ridgeline lot available in the exclusive Cross Creek Ra... 

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$3,200,000
Provided courtesy of Bendy Sobol of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices (Sedona)
22 Photos 247 N State Rte 89A Sedona, AZ 86336

247 N State Rte 89A
Sedona, AZ 86336
Commercial Only
Commercial

MLS# 516643 / Active
0.07 acres, Uptown Sedona
building type

Prime Uptown Sedona Commercial Retail Location. This is in the heart of the high traffic tourist heavy area of 89A in uptown. This is a rare opport... 

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$2,990,000
Reduced -$10,000
Provided courtesy of Tracy Grubb of Russ Lyon Sotheby's/Scottsdale
46 Photos 160 Camino Del Caballo Sedona, AZ 86336

160 Camino Del Caballo
Sedona, AZ 86336
Foothills N
Residential

MLS# 517817 / Active
5 br, 5.00 total baths, 7731 sqft
West Sedona

Privately tucked away beyond a winding tree-lined driveway on 3.35 acres in a luxury gated community, this ultimate retreat captures awe-inspiring ... 

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$2,950,000
Provided courtesy of Lynne Easterday of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
41 Photos 2975 Red Hawk Lane Sedona, AZ 86336

2975 Red Hawk Lane
Sedona, AZ 86336
Under 5 Acres
Residential

MLS# 511341 / Active
5 br, 5.00 total baths, 4929 sqft
West Sedona

Be embraced by beauty and serenity in this exquisite, warm, and inspiring contemporary masterpiece, an extraordinarily beautiful home set upon a se... 

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$2,850,000
Reduced -$50,000
Provided courtesy of Roy Grimm of RE/MAX Sedona
44 Photos 55 Sanctuary Way Sedona, AZ 86351

55 Sanctuary Way
Sedona, AZ 86351
5 Acres Or More
Residential

MLS# 515943 / Active
4 br, 6.00 total baths, 5340 sqft
Big Park

Nestled between majestic Red Rocks and dramatic mesas, 55 Sanctuary Way is truly a sanctuary for the soul. This stunning architectural gem captures... 

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$2,725,000
Reduced -$25,000
Provided courtesy of Roy Grimm of RE/MAX Sedona
29 Photos 955 Dry Creek Rd Sedona, AZ 86336

955 Dry Creek Rd
Sedona, AZ 86336
5 Acres Or More
Residential

MLS# 512610 / Active
3 br, 3.00 total baths, 6597 sqft
West Sedona

One of a kind, classic Sedona styled home on 9.7 acres in town. Don Woods design, saltillo tile in main living areas with huge living, dining, fami... 

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$2,699,000
Reduced -$286,000
Provided courtesy of Ronald Volkman of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

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