Cottonwood Arizona 86326
November 2016 Market Conditions
Prepared for you by Sheri Sperry – Coldwell Banker
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Cottonwood AZ 86326 – Homes For–Sale
Market Action Index above. Altos Research uses a complex algorithm to provide the MAI.
Cottonwood Arizona 86325 is a city, about a half hour south of Sedona. It is located off highway 260. Cottonwood is known for it’s big box shopping centers and is also known for the Verde Valley Medical Center. There are many medical offices around the hospital that provide all the services you might need. Go to LifeInSedona.com and select Cottonwood for more information. Old Town Cottonwood has been completely renovated in the last few years. It has the charm of the Old West and the modern flair of contemporary restaurants and boutique shopping. One of my favorite gourmet food stores is the Verde Valley Olive Oil Traders. You must go in there and taste the ultra fresh olive oils and balsamic vinegars they offer. This Old Town experience is another reason that the Cottonwood, Clarkdale and Cornville areas are thriving. Not only does this area bring tourism but the locals are fully invested in it’s success!
The Median Price has increased from $263,500 in September to $279,450 in November –
When you look at the trend lines on the charts below, you will notice that Inventory was at it’s lowest level mid April of this year, for all quartiles. The inventory has stabilized and currently is at a push. There continues to be 4 listings over $1 million.
The Top quartile which has a median price of $579,000 is showing an average days on market at 218. Overall, DOM has increased to 119 and is showing a strong upward push.
The Market Action Index MAI for the top tier is well below 30 and may have bottomed out at 22 in July. Currently it is above 26. This has stabilized. In contrast the MAI for the 3 other quartiles are mixed but the lowest indices show 39 as the lowest number. This number has moved up i point from September. The other 2 quadrants show MAI 50 and 49. Currently the bottom 2 quartiles are trending down. But the numbers are strong indicators of the seller market!
Cottonwood is in the seller zone overall and prices have risen slightly. Keep your eye on the MAI . The top quartile is the only one in the buyer zone and starting to inch upward. The other 3 quartiles are well into the seller zone, but has mixed results in the quartile picture.
BOTTOM LINE: Not too much has changed. The homes in the Cottonwood area are priced more competitively than Sedona. You get more home and property for the price. Also it is an easy drive to Sedona to enjoy the beauty of that area. Buyers may find some relief in the top quartile. The homes in the top range, do not compete well with the more desireable location of Sedona. This may be the reason that this zone is not moving well. However, you will find that sellers in the other 3 quartiles have a strong negotiation position.
Characteristics By Quartile
November ’16 – Cottonwood Homes for Sale
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Luxury Market decreased from $599,000 to $579,000
4 homes are over $1 million – no change from September
$250,000 to $499,999 returned 30 Cottonwood homes for sale – (no change) (-5)
Interactive chart below will continue to show current market information
MAI or Market Action Index answers the question “How’s the Market?” by measuring the current rate of sale versus the amount of the inventory. Index above 30 implies a seller’s advantage. Below 30, conditions give the advantage to the buyer.
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