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Sedona sub-division market reports add a more hyper-local dimension to understanding the Sedona real estate market. The sub-division market reports are being added every week. There are a lot of sub-divisions in Sedona, the Village (VOC) and Big Park so not all will be highlighted. However If you want to know more about an area, PLEASE let me know and I can give you all the information you want to know.  I would be honored to help you find your dream home!

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2018 August Chapel Hills Homes For Sale and Market Trends

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Chapel area market conditions and homes for sale

Chapel Of The Rocks – Chapel of the Holy Cross

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 Chapel Hills Area – Sub-divisions of Sedona Arizona 86336

chapel area market conditions and homes for saleAs you come into Sedona off SR 179 you will see the Chapel sitting in the rocks on the northeast side of the 179. it is probably the most visited attraction in Sedona. The Chapel is a Roman Catholic Chapel though people all over the world visit this magnificent artistic building. The late Senator Barry Goldwater helped local rancher and sculptor Marguerite Staude Chapel area market conditions and homes for sale get a special use permit to build this Chapel.

In 2007, Arizonans voted the Chapel to be one of the Seven Man-made Wonders of Arizona.

Chapel Trail & Named Red Rocks


 Off in the north, on Chapel road there is the Chapel Trail which goes between the Chapel and Little Horse Trail. One thing about this area is all the red rock named formations that you can see in a 360º field. (See video below) There is Madonna & Child, Twin Sisters, Courthouse Butte, Bell Rock, Cathedral Rock, Airport Mesa, Elephant Rock and of course…the Chapel of the Holy Cross!

 

Just Minutes to Shopping – Restaurants – Half Way Point Between West Sedona and Village of Oak Creek

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Residents enjoy living in this area because there is beauty all around you. But shopping areas and restaurants are also close by, most notably is Hillside with galleries and popular restaurants.

Some of the restaurants include:

The Hudson – an American eatery, welcomes you daily for lunch and dinner with chef-driven food, great cocktails and wine, and a fun, inviting, family-like atmosphere. Be prepared to make reservations!

Javelina Cantina – Sonoran-style Mexican food – No corners are cut in food preparation using the finest cuts of meat and seafood with wonderful selections such as sizzling fajita platters, carne asada plates, salmon tostados, scallop specials, and fish tacos to name but a sampling of the many options.

Mooney’s Irish Pub – Very few places in Sedona offer food after 9:00 pm. There are 300 choices of drinks and the new kitchen offers tasty pizzas, burgers, soups, salads, and Shepards Pie!

Dellepiane – An Argentine Bar is well known for their burgers and quality fast foods. They are famous in Buenos Aires and the 1st winner of the burger contest in 2016.

Sedona Sandwich Shoppe – offering organic, fair trade tea and coffee, they work with local dairy and bakery suppliers to source the freshest, highest quality offerings.

Schooling

Children who live in the Sedona/Village of Oak Creek area attend school through the Sedona-Oak Creek Unified School District.

Charter Schools include:

Sedona Charter School (K-8)- American Montessori Society located at 165 Kachina Dr. West Sedona AZ

Verde Valley Montessori School (Pre-school,K-8) located at 215 Main St. Cottonwood AZ.

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Chapel area homes

The Chapel Hills area also sits in between West Sedona and the Village of Oak Creek making it convenient to travel either direction. Each home is a custom built home and many take advantage of the views of the named red rocks in the area. There are over 400 home sites in the Chapel area not many lots are undeveloped but there are some.

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2018 August Chapel Area Real Estate Market

Update – August 2018

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There are only seven months in the books for 2018 but you can see that only 11 homes have closed up to August in the Chapel Hills area. The list and sold price of these homes have increased by 8-9% respectively. However that Sold price may drop with the homes that are pending. (See below) The average days on market has also dropped significantly.

 

 August Chapel Hills Area Active/Pending Homes For Sale Summary


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SOLUTIONS FOR SELLERS

 

If you select Sheri Sperry, she will provide marketing

that most agents reserve for luxury homes only.  

Beside professional photography, – aerial pictures and video are included.

Our marketing materials are customized with you and your home or property in mind.

We ask the question. “What type of marketing will attract the right buyers?

Call Sheri for a custom listing presentation designed especially for you.

 

For more information and expert strategy analysis of your property

Contact Sheri Sperry ReMax Sedona.

 

SOLUTIONS FOR BUYERS 

 

Complimentary Consultation over the phone or in person. 

 

You need a Master Certified Negotiations Expert –  MCNE® working for you!

 

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NOTE: All information presented including, event scheduling, directions and pricing is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. You should check with the organizers, event and attraction website, or management, and organizing team for more or current information. SellSedona.com is not responsible for inaccuracies or changes to information provided. Information is provided as a convenience to you.
DISCLAIMER: 
The data relating to real estate for sale on this website comes in part from the MLS.  Listing broker has attempted to offer accurate data, but is not guaranteed accurate.  All information presented is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Images may be used from SVVAR listings following Broker Reciprocity.

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August 2018 Crimson View Homes For Sale and Market Trend – West Sedona AZ 86336

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West Sedona, AZ

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August 2018 Crimson View Homes for sale and market trends

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Crimson View – A Sub-division of West Sedona Arizona 86336

August 2018 Crimson View Homes for sale and market trends

August Crimson View Homes For Sale and Market Trend

If you travel north from State Route (SR) 89A onto Rodeo Road and start heading up the hill, you will reach Crimson View, Western Hills sub-divisions along with Cedar Ridge, Sedona Arizona. What you will notice first are Crimson Red Rocks of Capital Butte and Thunder Mountain. August 2018 Crimson View Homes for sale and market trends

In the northeast, you can’t help but see Coffeepot Rock.  There are many homes with views of Sedona looking to the east. This area is elevated from SR 89A.

Off in the northwest, you might gaze upon Chimney Rock, but be careful not to take your eyes off the road!  It is easy to do with these beautiful views. It provides views that are not available from the main highway passing through Sedona business district.

Three Minutes to Shopping – Restaurants – Medical 

Speaking about the Sedona business district, just one more reason this area is a favorite among residents and buyers alike is that Crimson View sub-division is close to the business district.  At the bottom of the hill is the Safeway shopping center and numerous restaurants close by.  You will find an Urgent Care as well as other medical facilities and professional offices within another four minutes of the intersection of Rodeo Rd and SR 89A.

Close To Hiking Trails

There are many trails right above Crimson View. The Stupa and trails leading to Sugarloaf Mountain are close by and easy to access. I have been up to Sugarloaf and there is an amazing view of the landscape above and below. It is not a difficult hike but will clear your head and allow you to enjoy the reason you moved here in the first place!

August 2018 Crimson View Homes for sale and market trends

Crimson View Real Estate Market

Stats and Market Trend – 2016 – 2017 – 2018 Comparison

Note: 2016 and 2017 are year ending numbers. 2018 stats up to 8/12/18

 

August 2018 Crimson View homes for sale

Quick Analysis – 2016 – 2017 – 2018

The Crimson View market showed a lot of strong activity in 2017 compared to 2016 and 2018. However, as of August 2018, the Crimson View market averaged a drop by over 4.3 months Cumulative Days On Market. The homes are selling faster than the homes in either 2016 or 2017. The discount off of list price dropped another 2% off from the previous two years.  This is not a market you can wait around to see what happens. Homes are moving faster because they are positioned appropriately in the market place and sellers are adjusting their expectations.

August Crimson View Active Market 

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SOLUTIONS FOR SELLERS

 

Sheri Sperry has sold many homes in Crimson View.

If you select Sheri, she will provide marketing

that most agents reserve for luxury homes only.  

Beside professional photography, – aerial pictures and video are included.

Our marketing materials are customized with you and your home or property in mind.

We ask the question. “What type of marketing will attract the right buyers?

Call Sheri for a custom listing presentation designed especially for you.

 

For more information and expert strategy analysis of your property

Contact Sheri Sperry Coldwell Banker Sedona.

 

SOLUTIONS FOR BUYERS 

 

Complimentary Consultation over the phone or in person. 

 

You need a Master Certified Negotiations Expert –  MCNE® working for you!

 

 

*Please Note: As new listings hit the market and homes close or fall off, the number of Sedona homes for sale will fluctuate daily based on the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) detail. The local MLS for this area is Sedona Verde Valley Association of Realtors (SVVAR)

Disclaimer: Listing information deemed reliable but not guaranteed – SVVAR Broker
NOTE: All information presented including, event scheduling, directions and pricing is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. You should check with the organizers, event and attraction website, or management, and organizing team for more or current information. SellSedona.com is not responsible for inaccuracies or changes to information provided. Information is provided as a convenience to you.
The data relating to real estate for sale on this website comes in part from the MLS.  Listing broker has attempted to offer accurate data, but is not guaranteed accurate.  All information presented is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Images may be used from SVVAR listings following Broker Reciprocity.

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Sheri Sperry is the Top Ranked Real Estate Blogger In Sedona Arizona 86336

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Sheri Sperry Number 1 (#1) Sedona Real Estate Blogger

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“With more than 305,122 members (as of July 1,2018), ActiveRain is the largest and most active professional social network in the real estate industry. We are a community of real estate agents, brokers, home stagers, inspectors, lenders, and other industry professionals who are committed to learning how to do our jobs better, building connections, and having some fun along the way! (taken from activerain “about” page) 

The ActiveRain “about” page goes on to say that AR, is the largest storehouse of real estate knowledge base with well over 4 million blog posts and hundreds being added daily.

Top Ranked Sedona Real Estate Blogger

 

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Being involved in ActiveRain has helped to raise our caliber of blogging proficiency. This is a network where professionals tied to the real estate industry, who have similar tastes and opinions are able to help each other through education, networking, and years of experience. There are many personal relationships that have developed over time, which helps create one of the best nationwide referral networks for our real estate industry. We also get to participate in one of the finest blogging platforms in the social network and real estate world.

 ActiveRain Top Real Estate Educational Tool

I am very fortunate to have found this fabulous platform for real estate. The interaction and the relationships I am building throughout the ActiveRain network have created a very uplifting inspirational experience and a perfect way for clients to gain education and knowledge about Sedona and the Verde Valley.

 

Sheri Sperry Is Number One in Sedona, The Verde Valley, Yavapai County and All of Northern Arizona!

I started blogging back in 2012 and it took, a lot of time, understanding how it works and how to interact on ActiveRain.  I kept accumulating points through Sheri Sperry Number One Sedona Real Estate Blogger ActiveRainmy active blogging about many different topics related to Sedona and real estate. By late 2015, I became the number one ranked blogger for Sedona. I continue to be the number one blogger for all of Northern Arizona as of July 2018, As for my overall rank in Arizona, I am currently the number 5th ranked real estate agent (as of May 1, 2018) and will continue to improve my ranking for all of Arizona!  There are 40,000 + real estate agents in Arizona.

 

Buyers & Sellers Have An Information & Marketing Advantage

This gives my buyers and sellers an advantage. I have a treasure of information available for those who are interested in the Sedona area real estate market. My ActiveRain blog “Sedona Property Solutions from A to Z” along with my SellSedona.com blog “Sedona Real Estate News & Info From A to Z” provides well over 850+ blog posts. 19+ posts have been featured on the entire ActiveRain network. The reach for a feature is 300,000+ viewers! Many more of my posts have been featured in individual categories such as “Photos” as well as marketing categories.  

Besides all the education I receive, we have challenges monthly that are designed to motivate, inspire, help us plan and teach us new techniques and technology. We also get to interact and network with hundreds of real estate professionals across the US and Canada.  This gives each of us a keen idea of who to refer clients. This is by far another great advantage our clients have.  Many of the blog posts I read include areas and buildings that another agent is marketing.  I may be able to direct a client to a certain area in another geographic location from the information I glean from a blog. This could be very helpful to clients.

On ActiveRain, I have posted 845+ blog posts with clicks of 561,000 actual views. My overall content on SellSedona.com is unsurpassed in our market. 

Most of my blogs are pushed to ActiveRain from SellSedona.com. At SellSedona.com my blog has a vibrant search engine to find any of my blogs that has been posted.  Just place the search term in the box and any blog post that matches that criteria will come up on screen.

My Website (SellSedona.com) Blog

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ActiveRain Search for Sedona area blogs

 

As an example, type Sellers into the search box. Just like Google, you will see posts that have that search term.

 

ActiveRain and SellSedona blogs

There are six pages of blogs with the search term “Sellers”.

One of the advantages of using my blog as a reference site is the ability to “google” or search the article or blog base.  When you use the search box, it only searches my information based on the term you put in. Generally, this will give you much more relevant and useful information because you are searching a particular data-base.  Most of the information you get you can apply generally to other geographic areas but the slant of my blog will always be with Sedona or the Verde Valley or Northern Arizona as a reference point.  For example, I may talk about fall projects but fall can start as early as late August in some areas of the country. In Sedona, fall will pick up in mid to late October. So you may not see a blog on this subject until early to mid October.

If you are looking for any information on real estate, start here!  If you don’t find what you are looking for, contact me to help you.  After all, I am YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

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Thinking About Selling Your Sedona Home? I will walk you through it… Unsurpassed Luxury Marketing Syndication

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Get Fast Results with Professional Luxury Home Marketing and Syndication!

 

I am ready to reveal the secrets of how we work together to sell your home using our luxury home marketing syndication…

We create a VISION
We 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?  The buyer needs to visualize themselves in this home.
We fashion a PRESENTATION
We position your home in the market, then set up a plan that will match your home with the right buyers. The correct focus will attract the perfect buyers. I have a proven track record. Buyers and their agents will engage in showings and presentations of your home.
We tailor a MARKETING campaign just for you
In addition to the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Corporate Marketing Department, my in-house marketing and media team offers premium services most other Realtors® can’t. I collaborate with my team to ensure the perfect marketing plan is designed to sell your home. We offer services, such as Virtual Tours, flyers, e-blasts, newsletters, social media marketing, professional aerial video and photography. With over 850+ blog posts and 560,000+ views (as of 7/18), I am the number one blogger in Sedona, the Verde Valley and all of Northern Arizona. My media and marketing is syndicated and reaches areas others can’t.

 

I am committed to fast, professional, courteous personal service and solutions. Tell me more about your property…

 

Get Started Today by Scheduling a Complimentary Seller’s Consultation.

Sellers, the sale of your home is more than a business transaction. Recognizing that selling your home can be emotionally trying, I take extreme care as your guide through the process. I live locally and understand how difficult it can be to make a change and have helped many of my clients through the transition of selling their home. You can rely on me to evaluate the details of your home sale and advise you in making decisions. I will help you find solutions that fit your needs. Getting you top dollar and the best buyer is always my highest priority.

As an expert luxury home marketing professional, I will:

MEET SHERI SPERRY MCNE®

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“5 Key Steps To Sell Your Home Fast”

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Sheri Sperry – Master Certified Negotiation Expert

Selling homes is what I do and I’d love to sell yours. Please ask about the advantages of selling your home with me, or any other questions you may have.

Read My blog article “Why Use A Realtor®“?

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This IS the Sedona Lifestyle – imagine it and live it! ~ Your Solutions Realtor Sheri Sperry

Here are two examples of custom blog and luxury home marketing action plans. Each paints the picture of the Sedona Lifestyle we have completed for clients…

Please check out each very different luxury home marketing strategy.

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Still need convincing? Call me – (928) 274-7355. You will be glad you did!

 

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6 Milestones Impacting SellSedona.com ~ I am thankful for…

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Reflection – How I got to where I am today as a Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Sedona Realtor
The original blog was published on November 23, 2015. It was recently updated on August 10, 2018.

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SellSedona.com continues to be a very successful venture helping hundreds of buyers and sellers with their real estate decisions. Most of you know me through my start up domain name eSedona.biz.  I started with another brokerage on March 28th of 2011. So this is a milestone in and of itself! As a start up real estate business, all of us go through changes and we make changes based on what we think is going to bring about success or at least trend that direction. So I have given this a lot of thought as to what has impacted my ability to be successful reaching my goals and continuing to move forward in this challenging and very competitive occupation. Maybe you will reflect on some of the same things.

As of January of 2017, I decided another change was in order.  I am now a Sales Associate at Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage located at the old “Y”, because of the roundabouts, it is now called the “Figure Eight”. But the “Y” continues to stick with most people.

1. My Health

Health is the cornerstone of my milestones. Can you imagine trying to start business later in life without having good health? I re-invented myself because I love real estate and I found this to be a vigorous and exciting job. As you probably know, it takes a lot of energy to stay up with the demands of providing a top quality performance, as my clients expect my attention to detail and that personal touch. Don’t you expect those who work with you to pay attention to your needs? Sometimes we are working 7 days a week trying to get everything done in the time frame we have allotted for our clients needs. Without our health, the demands might be too much to handle.

2. I Am A Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Sedona Realtor®

I knew the company I chose had to fit well with my work ethic. Also, the other Realtors had to have high ethical standards and promote a professional image in the community, as they would become my second family. I wanted to work for a broker and owner that treated me as a business owner not an employee. Also, as a customer, you want to work with a company that is professional, has got brand recognition respect and agents who are the best at what they do.

The support that I get from our entire team is invaluable. When it comes to my clients, they are the true beneficiaries of all the services I offer. I cannot be prouder of the company and the culture of our office and corporate structure.

3. My Husband and Partner

 

Sheri Sperry & Rick SperryWhen my husband retired and we moved out of California to beautiful Sedona, Arizona, he was able to continue his passion for photography and website design.

I enjoy working with people and want to spend most of my time with my clients. My husband, Rick, compliments my business because we colaborate on our marketing approach. He engages social media, new marketing ideas and techniques as well as cutting edge web design, and SEO. His real estate photography is among the best photos available. The picture at the top is just one of his landscape pictures. What it does for you is it gives you the best internet experience when looking to buy or sell real estate as well as a great referral network for ideas, service personnel, restaurants, lodging, finding your way around the area and looking for things to do. Our website and social media presence was designed with you in mind.

4. Marketing and Networking

The biggest committment I made was 2 years with a local publication.

Every week I had a quarter page ad with my picture and logo and once a month I had a half page color ad. This promoted my business in such a way that it propelled my recognition in the community. Recently, someone said I looked familiar and I told him that I was a local realtor and he said “that’s it, I have seen you in the local paper!” I got my first luxury listing from that publication. Besides what I mentioned in number two above, I also do print in Homes and Land and Phoenix Magazine on occasion.

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Sedona.TV

I have a TV segment that hits just about all of the hotels and other visitor accommodations as well as the residential area of Sedona and Big Park/Village of Oak Creek. My segment introduces the West Sedona information. You can see a portion of the segment here.

Networking and marketing go hand in hand. I decided to join the Sedona Luxury Real Estate Professionals, as it was a big committment, but a smart decision in the end. I was introduced to the very best Realtors who have the ultimate luxury market knowledge in Sedona. You benefit because I network with the top people in our industry.  In my second year, I became the president of SLREP. I also decided to spend the time becoming a Master Certified Negotiation Expert (MCNE), another decision that I feel has made a huge impact on my ability to negotiate the best deal for you my customer. There are only three agents in Sedona that are MCNE and out of the approx. 40,000 agents across Arizona, and there are 127 agents total in the state. (these numbers will contract or expand)

I would also throw Virtual Results, Happy Grasshopper, IDX Broker along with Ixact Contact in this category. In this day and age, there is no business without a strong vibrant website and IDX system and Happy Grasshopper and Ixact Contact give me the ability to communicate with my customers in different ways without over doing it.

5. Customers ~ Family ~ Friends

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Sedona Realtor®

It’s All About You

Tristan 1st Plane RideOur business IS our clients. I thrive in helping my clients, educating, and staying in touch with them. Many have become my friends. There is such a satisfaction in having a client come to me and thank me for what I did for them. Sure, the commissions are necessary to take care of my family but I go above and beyond because I care about my client. …Just ask one!  I mean it when I say I will be there for you from the beginning throughout the transaction and beyond. I am just a phone call away for any question you have regarding any subject.

My friends and family are very special to me. When I need to dig down and reach for that extra boost of energy I think of my customers, family and friends. This helps provide the energy I need to get to the next level. Friends and family understand how busy we are and know that we will make time count when we are with them. Don’t you find that to be true about your friends and family as well?

 

We also enjoy our first grand-baby and are so excited to watch him and the family grow. This is what it is truely all about! He is our little “boo boo”.

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2016

Next year, I will be reporting on this coming change (SellSedona.com) and how it not only improved traffic to my website but also converted that traffic to customers.

I am in the process of changing the main domain name as I write this. I believe that this will be a huge marketing bonus in 2016 and that is why my husband and I are making the change. SellSedona.com says exactly what I do. Rick designed this site with tourists and locals in mind.  If you go to the Sedona Community under Explore Communities tab, you can scroll down to helpful links such as searching for restaurants, things to do, hotels, resorts and motels to stay at etc.. Though this site is great for tourists and locals alike, there should be no confusion going forward!

2018

An update on SellSedona.com. This has continued to be a successful venture for me. My WordPress website has been updated a couple of times and I have a lot of traffic every day coming to the website.  Besides the premium search engine and IDX platform that is in service, my husband maintains this site on a daily basis.  My blogs are featured in ActiveRain and this has made me the number one blogger in Sedona, and all of Northern Arizona. I am also just outside the top 10 bloggers in the entire state of Arizona.

Though I actively use social media venues, which you can access on any page of my website, I have started making more and more videos to improve SEO traffic and create more syndication. As noted above, I recently added a segment to the popular local Sedona.TV that gives you a quick tour of Sedona and the Verde Valley.

Remember, there are over 40,000 agents in Arizona and those who chose to blog about real estate and related subject increase their syndication efforts and make it easier for those interested in real estate topics to search out the agents who have the right competencies to meet the clients goals.

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Aerial Video of Secret Mountain Fires From Soldiers Pass West Sedona

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Aerial Video Secret Mountain from Soldiers Pass- August 2018 – These fires started north of Boynton Canyon on top of Secret Mountain and could be seen easily throughout the Sedona area. The video shows the smoke rising. Fortunately, the smoke missed the Sedona Valley. However as night fell, cooler temperatures allowed the smoke to drop.

The fires were right above Enchantment Resort but are now moving north.

  • Cause: Lightning – Predicted Smoke Impact Area: Oak Creek Canyon, Sedona, Verde Valley, Boynton Canyon, Enchantment Resort and Seven Canyons Resort.
  • Resources: No action being taken due to significant risk .
  • Fire modeling indicates the fires will not pose a risk to communities and unlikely to grow out of the wilderness. Fires are being monitored.

According to the National Fire Protection Association, a five year study stated that local fire departments responded to an estimated average of 22,600 fires per year that were started by lightning. In addition, federal and state government departments reported another 9000 wild-land fires. This study was done by the National Interagency Fire Center in a 4 year period. Most of the fires were started outdoors but civilian deaths generally occur when lightning strikes homes.

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Sedona & Verde Valley events,happenings  and Sedona-Lifestyle,are brought to you as a courtesy of Sheri Sperry Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Sedona REALTOR®.  If you are a contemplating selling your home, a prospective buyer or just curious about real estate in Sedona I would be honored to discuss our market.  You can contact me at (928) 274-7355.  From the moment I am contacted, you will observe my seasoned ability to provide you with “World Class Service” and that “personal touch” while utilizing a complete package of technology options that are of the utmost importance and so critical in today’s market. I will tailor REAL solutions to fit your specific needs.

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2018 Second Quarter Casa Contenta – Market Report – Luxury Homes For Sale

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Market Report and Conditions

Soldiers Pass

West Sedona, 86336 AZ

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Casa Contenta Soldiers Pass – Homes For Sale –

A Luxury Gated Subdivision of West Sedona Arizona 86336

 

2018 Second Quarter Casa Contenta – West Sedona – Homes For Sale Market Analysis – located in one of Sedona most desirable locations Soldier’s Pass in West Sedona. The red rock views are spectacular. Rock formations such as Coffeepot Rock, the Sphinx, the Mittens, the Fin, Steamboat and Ship Rock can be seen prominently throughout the subdivision.

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Casa Contenta

Besides being a luxury home neighborhood, the gated community of Casa Contenta features many amenities such as, a tennis courts and swimming pool with a clubhouse. There is a full-time grounds keeper on premise during business hours who maintains the mature natural landscape. Many of these luxury homes back right up to forest land. This community was established in 1994 and it does have a home owners association.

Airport Mesa is located on the south side of SR 89A. To the east is Uptown, which is only a four or five minute drive. You are just minutes from everything you need or want!

Conveniently Located

The luxury homes of Casa Contenta stand out among neighborhoods because of the proximity to the Sedona business district. As you exit the gated community, you are about one to two minutes from professional services, two banks, Whole Foods, restaurants and medical, dental, eye care offices as well as coffee shops and two churches. Many residents really appreciate the convenience of a vibrant business and entertainment district. close by. Besides the stunning red rock views, convenience is one of the big draws to West Sedona. Most other businesses are within a 7 minute drive from this location.

Close To All Forms of Recreation

Many of the trails in West Sedona connect to trails that lead to the Jordon Park area  to the northeast, as well as the Stupa to the west and the Boynton Canyon area further west. With a good trail map in hand you will see all the trails Casa Contenta is located near. One of Sedona’s better know parks Posse Grounds is nearby and located near West Sedona Elementary School. There are basketball courts, a skate park, public swimming pool, soccer field and baseball diamonds. An amphitheater is also in this area. Many community events are held in this area every year.

 

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Casa Contenta Real Estate Market

 2016 – 2017 – 2018 COMPARISON FOR CASA CONTENTA

5 Casa Contenta Homes Have Closed Thru July 2018 

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CASA CONTENTA ACTIVE LISTINGS SUMMARY – 99 Total Lots

As of August 2018

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Sedona Luxury Market 

As of 08/04/18 – Includes zip codes 86336 and 86351

The Sedona Luxury Real Estate Professionals which Sheri Sperry is a past-president of, defines the Luxury Market as the top 10% of the closed listings going six months back. The Luxury Market is measured using 86336, and 86351 zip codes. The price point has decreased from $960,000 to 940,000 for the top 10% of the market. Again, this figure is based on the last 6 month’s of sold listings.

The top 10% of active listings (which is different from sold listings) has moved higher, from $2,000,000 to $2,200,000 as of August 4, 2018. – This just gives you an idea of how the active market compares.



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If you select Sheri Sperry, she will provide marketing

that most agents reserve for luxury homes only.  

Beside professional photography, – aerial pictures and video are included.

Our marketing materials are customized with you and your home or property in mind.

We ask the question. “What type of marketing will attract the right buyers?

Call Sheri for a custom listing presentation designed especially for you.

 

For more information and expert strategy analysis of your property

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*Please Note: As new listings hit the market and homes close or fall off, the number of Sedona homes for sale will fluctuate daily based on the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) detail. The local MLS for this area is Sedona Verde Valley Association of Realtors (SVVAR)

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Hot August Nights – A Cool Look At What Is Coming Soon!

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Cooler Weather Is Around The Corner!

               

 This was Sedona’s First White Christmas (2016)! 

The Dog Days of Summer and Hot August Nights are here. Many are longing for those cool brisk evenings…. but are you sure you want summer to end?

Yesterday (YouTube Thursdays),  I was going through many of my videos making sure my YouTube Channel was up-to-date.  Thanks to Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD – I decided to go through my play-lists so that all the videos were easily accessible.  I have learned a lot about YouTube (from Debb) and now feel I have a good handle on my channel and play-lists as well as other areas of my YouTube channel. I highly recommend checking the group YouTube Thursdays you will learn alot from Debb and the community.

Here is a link to Rick & Sheri Sperry YouTube Channel  

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I Digress!

Getting back to the topic…..I found the video above as well as other winter videos, and it reminded me to appreciate each season for what it is. Fortunately, our weather is not as warm as other areas south of Sedona.  For example, Phoenix has had 11 days of record low temps above 90º when the city averages only 4 days in a year of low’s above 90º.

Sedona - A winter wonderland

If your weather is warmer than usual, enjoy this snippet that may allow you to think of cooler weather that will be here sooner than we expect. Enjoy each season for what is and what it offers.

Sedona Summer Weather

In the last two months (June-July), the highest low temp was recorded at 69.5º for Sedona . So you see, this is why we can open our windows around 8 to 9p. The AC might run from 10a to 8p on and off. It does not run constantly and we hold the temp to 78º-79º. This seems to be the setting that is most comfortable for me and my husband.

Historically, July is the peak of Sedona’s warm weather. Typically, the monsoon is more prevalent in August.  There is more cloud cover which keeps the temperature down.  People come to Sedona to be outdoors, go hiking, etc. So after the first week of July, some tourism slows down. With Arizona kids going back to school in the first and second weeks of August, local visitors tend to stay at home and settle into the new school year.

 

Verde River KayakSo, if you are here in Sedona in the summertime, remember that the mornings and evenings are very pleasent. You can do many outside activities. Always bring lots of water. Because Sedona has low humidity, you need to stay hydrated. The roads and parking are not as crowded.

Of course, spring and autumn are the busiest times of the year here in Sedona. The weather is pleasent and in the spring, the desert flowers and trees are in bloom.  In the autumn, the fall colors start to unfold. There are warm days and cooler evenings. Mid-October to mid-November, the leaves are turning colors. It starts in Flagstaff in early to mid-October and works it’s way south through Oak Creek Canyon. West Fork trail is extremely popular and parking is limited so get there early to get a good parking spot. Make sure you check when the parking lot opens.

See A Summary of Sedona Weather for all of 2017 
July 2018 – Sedona Weather States Update and Summary

 


 

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July 2018 – Sedona Weather Stats Update and Summary

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July 2018

Sedona Weather Stats Update 

July 2018 Sedona Weather

Monsoon Conditions Started July 6th, 2018

July 2018 Sedona Weather Stats Update – In Sedona, the monsoon kicked in on July 6th. The rain totals are more than adequate for healthy plant and tree growth mainly because it is more spread out and dropping in smaller amounts. There were some days that the temps in the afternoon dropped to 66º because of the cool rain. This caused cooler nights and milder temps the following days. There were two less days over 90º then there were in June, probably due to the increased cooler rain. There was a heat spell of 5 days near the end of July that was broken from the rain and cloud cover.

300 Days of Sunshine?

We are a 7 months into the year and have 184 days of sunshine so far. We are on the way to another 300 days of sunshine for the year! We only need 23 days a month to reach that goal.

July 2018 Sedona Weather

Link for —> Complete Summary of Sedona Weather for 2017 

The above chart has three new categories added. I was trying to find a consensus on what is the ideal weather temperature range.  I would have included the number of days in that range for every month. The more research I did, I found that this was extremely subjective. Everyone has a different opinion of what they consider to be a comfortable range. So added the 3 ranges that were not accounted for on the previous chart.  You will find them in green.

An Example

If I tell you that the Sedona weather was fairly mild in January; without the green ranges above, you might not see it. But by including the 3 additional ranges, you can see that in January, there was 1 day in the 70º’s and 18 days in the 60º’s. So two-thirds of the month of January was above 60º!  That gives the reader a better idea of what the writer considers to be mild.  This gives you… a better idea of temperatures for that month based on what you consider “comfortable” in a temperature range.

 

The Sedona Weather Almanac has the complete history from 2010 of rain and snow totals by month as well as mean temperature. It also has the highest and lowest temperature by month and the historic average for comparison.

Find Sedona Weather Almanac Statistics

Current to July 2018

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See How Monsoon 2018 has affected Sedona In July with Phoenix Comparison

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The Sedona Monsoon

How has the monsoon affected the Sedona Weather in July?

Sedona Monsoon

The thunderstorms that strengthen during the day, give us a chance to shoot some dramatic photos while these clouds build, sometimes to 50,000 feet into the atmosphere.  This cloud was building with a very rare triple lenticular cloud at the upper left of the image. I pulled over to snap a photo and it had already fizzled out. But you can see the energy in this system is presenting an ominous front.

July 2018 Sedona Weather Summary

Sedona Monsoon July 2018

In Sedona, the monsoon kicked in on July 6th. The rain totals are more than adequate for healthy plant and tree growth mainly because it is more spread out and dropping in smaller amounts. There were some days that the temps in the afternoon dropped to 66º because of the cool rain. This caused cooler nights and milder temps the following days. There were two less days over 90º then there were in June, probably due to the increased cooler rain. There was a heat spell of 5 days near the end of July that was broken from the rain and cloud cover.

Sedona LIghtning

Comparing Sedona to Phoenix Area Weather for July

Please remember that Sedona Arizona is about 2 hours north of Phoenix. The monsoon energy in these thunderstorms generally is not as strong as found in storms in Prescott, Flagstaff, and the Valley of the Sun (Phoenix metro area).

The weather station used to get the stats below is in Tempe Arizona (KAZTEMP84). It is located very close to Tempe Town Lake and Arizona State University which is not too far from the airport (PHX).  Because it is located close to a water source, the temps may be a little cooler than Phoenix Metro. Right now, (8:40a) there are stations reporting 95º and this station is reporting 90º. In Sedona, the temp is currently 76º.  This is why we can open our windows at night and in the mornings. The hottest day recorded in Sedona was 112.7º in June of 2016.

July 2018 Weather stats for Tempe AZ (near Phoenix)

High: 116

Low: 76º

Average 95º

Rain: .76 of an inch – (only 4 days had rain)

HIGH TEMPS

The lowest daily HIGH temp was 95º

Number of Days ≥ 100º = 26

Number of Days ≥ 105º = 17

Number of Days ≥ 110º =  5

Number of Days ≥ 115º =  2

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LOWEST Temps of the Day

Number of Days ≥ 85º = 17

Number of Days ≥ 90º =  6

Number of Days ≥ 95º =  0

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In all fairness, you won’t find much better weather from November through February.  Southern Florida, Palm Springs California would compare to southern Arizona for winter weather.

If you are looking to stay away from extremes in weather during the winter and summer months, Sedona has a temperate climate that has only a few weeks of either cool or warm weather. Humidity is about right overall. The averages are in the zone that is comfortable. 40% to 60%.  In July, during monsoon, the humidity averaged 57%.


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2018 Second Quarter ~ Cottages At Coffeepot – Uncommon Homes In An Uncommon Setting

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September 2017 Coffeepot Cottages

The Cottages At Coffeepot

Soldiers Pass 

West Sedona Arizona 86336

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Luxury Townhouses

Uncommon Homes in an Uncommon Setting!


2018 Second Quarter Cottages At Coffeepot

Summary

2018 Second Quarter Cottages At Coffeepot Market Conditions– This is the most activity I have seen in this small community for many years (10 sold in 2016-17-18) so far. There are two listings on market currently.

Each of these town homes are very unique. They have custom floor plans, different lot sizes and each view is different. Courtyards and garden areas vary as well.  Many of the luxury town homes have been updated to varying degrees which makes pricing price per square foot a challenge. It takes an experience REALTOR® who knows the Cottages very well to position these luxury town homes.  In the same spirit, a Cottage experienced real estate agent can help buyers when it comes to negotiations with the seller. I have owned a Cottage since 2003 and have 15 + years of history with this community. I can help buyers and sellers get the best value for these special town houses.


 2018 Second Quarter ~ Cottages At Coffeepot Market Update 

See Complete Detail – Luxury Town Homes For Sale 

2018 Second Quarter Cottages At Coffeepot active listings

Soldier’s Pass – West Sedona AZ 86336 – Homes For Sale

 


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Cottages At Coffeepot Are Maintained With Your Safety & Aesthetics in Mind

 

Coffeepot Cottages

Looking For That Lock and Go Sedona Lifestyle? 

The Cottages At Coffeepot West Sedona is a gated community for those who want a lock and go lifestyle. The community has a full-time grounds keeper who maintains the front landscaping of each home.  There is only one way in and one way out and it has a security gate to maintain your privacy and safety.  The Cottages are very safe.  Because the Cottages sit over a mile off the main highway (89A) and are tucked in at the foot of the forest preserve, there is little traffic that is not accounted for. Though there are neighbors on either side of each town home, privacy is maintained very well. You have to see it to believe it!

Designed For Low Maintenance and Relaxation

There are 34 homes and generally 10-12 full-time residents who live in the Cottages while other residents travel to other homes based on the season.  Some spend summers here and others spend their winter months in this community.

Heated Pool May Through October 

One of the unique features that residents enjoy at the Cottages is a heated swimming pool that is available from May through October.  The pool area sits higher than most of the luxury town homes and has a great view of the surrounding red rocks.  (See video above)

Straddling one of the famous rocks in Sedona. ..Coffeepot Rock, the pool is located right below. From the main street of the 89A, it looks just like the old percolator coffee pot, but as you move around the rock, it can take on another appearance of  a “Standing Eagle” a name given to the rock by the Native Americans who inhabit the area.

 

Besides the pool, you can play a set of tennis anytime you choose at the tennis courts located right below the pool area.  If you decide you want some fresh air and a nature walk, there are trails by Coffeepot that lead to Boynton Canyon to the west and Jordan Park to the east.  The Seven Pools and Devil’s Kitchen are a ten-15 minute walk right outside of the community.  There are Jeep trails also that you can take to get to those features. Just make sure you have the required permit and a narrow rock climbing vehicle to get you back there!

2018 second quarter cottagesYou enter the community from the top of the hill and the monument lights meet the dark sky requirements.  These monuments throw a soft light down onto the pavement and each townhome has one or more in front of their home.

As you can see, there is green grass where you might expect rocks and desert plants.  Most of the community has grass in front of the town homes. However, the HOA is considering modernizing the landscaping in increments as needed to bring a fresh young look to the complex.

2018 Second Quarter Cottages at CoffeepotThe picture to the right is looking down from Teacup Trail which hugs Coffeepot Rock. As mentioned before, there are 34 units.  Two of these units sit on two lots. Most of these luxury town homes are two and three units to a building. Each unit has some sort of courtyard in the front and a backyard garden area.

Half of the community borders the forest. Many units have built in BBQs and all have a slab patio front and back.  Those units that sit on the east side of the street have a view of Coffeepot Rock from the front of the town house. All in all, each luxury town home is unique and special.

The Cottages At Coffeepot Architecture Is Timeless & Built To Last 

The architect is a prominent local resident who builds a quality home that usually remains pretty timeless. Don Woods has designed more than 200 local homes including Junipine Resort in Oak Creek Canyon to Heartline Cafe and the Sedona Racquet Club according to Sedona Monthly Magazine. This article was back in 2006. The builder is still active in the community.  He is Phil Morris.  Currently he has a multi-million dollar project about 3 minutes from the Cottages located right on Soldier’s Pass. Again, Phil Morris provides a quality product that a home owner can be proud of.

The Soldier’s Pass area of Sedona is one of the more pricey areas in Sedona. The average home price in Soldier Pass right now is over $1,650,000.  On the other hand, The Cottages At Coffeepot sit on some prime property at the very end of Soldier’s Pass and offer a more affordable alternative choice of living in a luxury setting.

June Coffeepot Cottages

Just 4 Minutes Away….

 

 The Soldier’s Pass Location Is 4 Minutes To Shopping & Dining

The location is far enough away from main highway traffic to relish the quiet solitude of nature.  Surrounded by pine and juniper trees, your Cottage is nestled deep into nature yet you can enjoy the peace of mind knowing you are located in a gated community that looks after it’s own.  

A recent study has shown that living within a mile of a Whole Foods or Trader Joe’s increases the value of your home. The Whole Foods of Sedona is right at the beginning of Soldiers Pass just 3 minutes away.  

Medical & Professional Services Are Just 4 Minutes Away

A question often asked is “How far are the medical facilities located?”  The intersection of Soldier’s Pass & SR 89A is the start of all the businesses located in Sedona.  Besides the Whole Foods at that corner, there are two banks, restaurants and professional services which include, doctors offices, eye care, dentist and lawyer’s offices as well as other professional services. Within 5 minutes of that corner are all the services you may possibly need.  If you need any specific questions answered please reach out to me through my cell phone or email.

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– Soldier’s Pass – West Sedona AZ 86336

There are no Cottages for sale currently on market, no more than two of these special homes are usually available at any given time.

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Sellers

 Now is the time to sell!

Please give me a call if you are interested in selling. 

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If You Are Selling Your Sedona Home or Cottage At Coffeepot

You can find a number of sites that will provide you with an ‘estimate‘ of what your home is worth.  These sites use public records and algorithms to determine an ‘estimate‘. They must also publish their ‘error rate’ as well. The human factor is left out of the equation in these estimates. I live in this community and can give you a more accurate picture of what your home or town house will sell for.  This is what I do for a living.

Complimentary Comparative Market Analysis 

I am an expert in the Sedona market and the surrounding communities.  I also network with the top REALTORS® in the area. As a past-president of the Sedona Luxury Real Estate Professionals, I bring an added dimension to the luxury market. We meet every 2 weeks to discuss current market conditions and what the forward looking picture is indicating for the market.

National and even county-wide news sources are slow and do not accurately represent what is happening in the Sedona area. I contract with a National Research firm to provide you with COMPLIMENTARY, real-time up-to-date market reports and statistics showing homes and condos for sale in Sedona. These reports are updated every few days to keep you current on Sedona market conditions. This is a valuable tool for you that only I provide through quick website graphs or detailed reports you can get FREE in your email. Just select this link, “How is the market is doing?“.  You can subscribe to any report you need and it will be delivered to your email in-box on a weekly basis.  If you have any questions, feel free to call me.  I will walk you through it.

Also, periodically, I provide you with a Market Report Analysis for each of the main zip codes and communities in the area which include: Sedona 86336, Village of Oak Creek 86351, Cornville/Page Springs 86325, and Cottonwood 86326.

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Click here for large image – Soldiers Pass highlights in West Sedona

Cottages At Coffeepot - Soldiers Pass West Sedona

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As the video (above) shows, the Cottages At Coffeepot border forest and red rocks. The pool and tennis courts are right below Coffeepot Rock.

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Red Sky At Morning….

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Another Gorgeous Sedona Sunrise

“Red Sky At Morning”

Sedona Monsoon Sunrise

The saying goes…..

“Red sky at night, sailors’ delight. Red sky at morning, sailors take warning.”

Sedona-Weather.com

 

Red Sky At Morning – As I was going to bed last night, there were flashes of lighting and the distant and muffled sound of thunder. The pitter-patter of the rain started off slowly and then the heavens opened up creating a quarter of an inch of rain in 10 minutes. Then it stopped suddenly!

Sedona July Weather Summary – Cottages At Coffeepot

So far this month, our Sedona weather station, which is at the end of Soldiers Pass, has had 2.81 inches of rain. Considering we have had only 1.25 inches of rain from March 1st to June 30th, we are welcoming this rain with open arms!

The high for the month was 106.3º on July 5th, before the monsoon kicked in. From July 6th to the 18th, we have had rain every day. There have been only 4 days at 100º or more and 4 days in the low to mid 80ºs. The low temp for the month was 55º and the average so far is 78º.

The average humidity has been 60%. I personally most comfortable around 40%. With low temps and low humidity at night, we can open windows and keep them open until 10 am on average.

If you have never seen the monsoon, it is in full swing right now. Mid-July through Mid-August is peak time. This time of year thunderhead cells just pop up and they are unpredictable.  These events are so amazing, that sometimes we just put our chairs out and watch the weather develop!

Yesterday….

Monsoon-tornado like cloud forming

This tornado like cloud had a very slight rotation but as I took the image, it started to break up at the bottom. Tornados are extremely rare and the only documented one was in the high country near Flagstaff. The closest thing we have to this is a dust devil event in desert areas with high heat.


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I will tailor real solutions to fit your specific needs. – Sheri Sperry –

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Find West Sedona Arizona Luxury Real Estate ~ See Why People Specifically Ask For West Sedona

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West Sedona Luxury Real Estate

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Coldwell Banker Sheri Sperry Top Real Estate Agent

West Sedona Luxury Real Estate – The luxury homes of West Sedona are conveniently located throughout the neighborhoods and are sought after due to the convenient location to business, shopping, and professional services. There are medical services such as eye care, eye surgery, dental and orthodontic services as well as other medical professionals. Four major grocery stores are located with-in five minutes of each other. Whole Foods, Natural Grocers, Bashas, and Safeway, are conveniently located on the 89A. Of course there are 3 Starbucks locations in West Sedona. . One is a stand alone store.  This does not include the location in Uptown int the Shops at Hyatt Piñon Pointe.  There are galleries and restaurants as well as unique stores peppered up and down SR 89A in West Sedona.  There are also two places of worship right off of Soldiers Pass road.

Why Do West Sedona Luxury Real Estate Buyers Specifically Ask For West Sedona?

Buyers who are familiar with West Sedona, know they can luxury properties that have some outstanding views of the red rocks.  The areas can have a modicum of privacy that is acceptable to most people who really looking forward to solitude, especially if they are coming from a metropolitan atmosphere.  The proximity of the West Sedona business district and advantages this offers for efficiency and timeliness is much appreciated by West Sedona residents as well as future residents. Neighborhoods like Casa Contenta and The Cottages At Coffeepot are private gated communities offering pools and tennis courts. Residents also know that traffic, though it may look bad, is nothing compared to other areas. You can get from one end of West Sedona to Uptown in approximately 10 minutes or less…with traffic!  Trails also cover the West Sedona area. In fact these trails go beyond the Jordan Park area in Uptown all the way through and beyond Boynton Canyon on the west side of Sedona. See map below…

Map of West Sedona map

 

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As a Coldwell Banker Sedona Arizona REALTOR®, my primary goal is to help my customers obtain their dreams, as well as satisfy their financial goals and objectives through real estate. From the moment I am contacted, you will observe my seasoned ability to provide you with “World Class Service” and that “personal touch” while utilizing a complete package of technology options that are of the utmost importance and so critical in today’s market.

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A Pictorial of Sedona Local Heritage & Majesty on America’s Birthday

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Sedona Heritage Museum

Happy Independence Day!

Heritage Museum

I hope everyone has a wonderful, relaxing Independence day. Be safe out there. If you plan to imbibe in spirits, have a designated person for boating, driving or shooting off fireworks. Celebrate and enjoy our country’s birthday!


A Quote From The Declaration of Independence 

July 4th, 1776

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. – The Signatories

My God!

How little do my countrymen know what precious blessings they are in possession of,
and which no other people on earth enjoy!Thomas Jefferson

   Our Sedona Majesty and Heritage

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Sedona Heritage

V-Bar-V Ranch on the Summer Solstice Off the I-17 at the Sedona exit – turn right

Sedona Heritage

Meditation – Outside Uptown Sedona on Schnebly Road

Sedona Heritage

Snoopy Rock and Woodstock – Above Uptown Sedona

Sedona Heritage

Soldiers Pass – From West Sedona AZ 86336

sedona heritage

(Very Top and above) Featured Image Sedona Heritage Museum

“Caretakers of Sedona’s History”

Sedona Heritage

Sedona Heritage Museum Entrance

Below – Cedar Glade Cemetery in West Sedona

Sedona Pioneer CemeteryCooks Cedar Glen Cemetery

Sedona Heritage

Sedona Schnebly grave marker

A Sedona Pioneer and Our Town’s Namesake

A partial paragraph and opening words from **Images of America – Sedona

taken from Chapter One,”First Families”.

“A century before the word “diversity” meant what it does today, the future town of Sedona was an amalgam of heritages and customs. Jim Thompson was Irish, Henry Schuerman German, and Juan Armijo and Manuel Chavez Hispanic. What they shared were the qualities of independence, courage, and strength.”

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I so enjoy the history of our Sedona community from over a millennial to our current time, continuing to relish and learn about our heritage and the historical inhabitants of Sedona and the Verde Valley. I feel that first sentence above sums it up best for me about our local heritage and the heritage of our country.

Happy Birthday America!

**”Images of America- Sedona” written by Lisa Schnebly Heidinger, Janeen Trevillyan, and the Sedona Historical Society- 


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4th of July BBQ

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A 2018 Summary of Sedona Weather Moving Into Summer

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Sedona Weather Update June 2018

Courtesy of Sheri Sperry – Coldwell Banker & Rick’s World Sedona 

Updated Sedona Weather for June 2018 Temperature Chart Below
Sedona Weather June 2018

Precipitation Chart Below

Sedona Weather June 2018

Recap of Sedona Weather – January Thru Jun 2018

In the chart above, you can see there are no days, so far this year below 40º for a high. Even with 3.75 inches of snow, which melted quickly, most locals were able to get by with sweaters and maybe gloves and/or hat in the early morning. We did not see any temps at 100º until June. June is generally our warmest month because monsoon conditions do not develop until July keeping temperatures down in July and August.  This is evident on the 2017 chart below. There were only 8 days of 100º+ temps in July and 0 days in August! The low temperature does move higher in July causing the mean temperature to rise slightly, but the high temperature averages usually remain lower than June.

Why Does Humidity Make Us Feel Uncomfortable?

Sedona Weather June 2018

While most of the country is in a heat spell, the weather in Sedona Arizona is about normal for this time of year. One big difference in all of Arizona is the lack of humidity.  The human body cools when perspiration escapes the millions of pores in our skin and it evaporates causing the skin to cool (evaporative cooling). However, humidity forces the perspiration process to slow down or work harder. With all the surrounding moist air, the skin cannot cool causing an uncomfortable situation.

Humidity makes warm weather feel warmer and cold weather feel colder. Very low humidity can also be an issue for some. It may cause cracked skin and nose bleeds. Evaporative cooling speeds up in these conditions, and may cause dehydration very quickly. Drink plenty of water in dry conditions. Know the limits of your exercise and exertion, especially when outside. We can adapt well in relative humidity between 30% and 70%. Ideal conditions have a humidity level of between 50% and 60%. The average humidity in Sedona is 47.5%

As We Move Into Our Sedona Summer 

We have had a mild winter and lovely spring. It was a little cooler in March but April was a little warmer than last year and the leaves on the trees seemed to take a little longer to unfold. May was just a little warmer with less rain.

Sedona Weather for June 2018 – Rain Recap

We are off by about 12 inches from last year. Now that we are officially in summer and monsoon, we should see a lot more rain.

Visit –  “MONSOON! ~ What is it? ~ How Does It Affect Sedona and Arizona?” 

What Stands Out…

The Sedona weather up through June 2018, has had 13 days with less rain and 159 days of sunshine. It only makes sense that with less rain comes more days of sunshine. We are on a path to get well over 300 days of sunshine here in Sedona. This is 9 days ahead of last year’s pace. Last year we recorded 300 days of sunshine.  Three hundred days of sunshine is fabulous but we still need the rain and I hope monsoon will provide it for Sedona and the rest of Arizona.

Overall – Sedona is a wonderful place to live every season of the year. You get seasons but they are bearable compared to other parts of the country. So, if you are in need of thawing out, Sedona might be an option for you!

Visit – “Sedona Weather – A Climate Sedona Homeowners & Visitors Enjoy Year Round!”

 

Here are the 2017 Category Summary by Month and totals.

2017 Sedona Weather Summary by Category

The Pool at the Cottages At Coffeepot – A Luxury Townhome Community

Sedona weather June 2018 cottages at coffeepot

Outdoor Activities Thrive All Year Long In Sedona – Above…Cottages At Coffeepot

Many locations in Sedona Arizona (and Arizona in general) have outdoor pools where you can enjoy swimming during the winter months. Outdoor activities including hiking, tennis and biking are year round favorites right here in Sedona!

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Does Sedona AZ Allow Fireworks? See Fun Things To Do On Independence Day!

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4th of July Events

Sedona & Surrounding Cities in Arizona

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FAQ – Fireworks?

FIREWORKS! Many locals and visitors alike want to know what is going on in our great city Sedona on the 4th of July.  The most often asked question (FAQ) is: “Can you buy and shoot off fireworks?” Is there a fireworks celebration? (See Below) Unfortunately, no fireworks are allowed in the city limits. Without getting to far into the weeds on this, the AZ Legislature passed a bill to allow ground consumer fireworks. It took affect December 1, 2017. Each city will still be able to ban fireworks. Please remember that Federal and Tribal lands have their own restrictions. Call your local government or Fire District to determine if your area allows fireworks. 

Fun Things To Do In Sedona and the Verde Valley On Independence Day 

4th of July Wet Fest – 12p to 4p – 570 Posse Ground Road – (Sedona Community Pool) Sedona 86336 – FREE

Spend your afternoon enjoying some cool wet fun and drive to your favorite fireworks show at night. Enjoy lunch (food not included) and music a swimming pool and water slide fun. Every once and awhile, look up and take in the views of the red rocks. Plenty to see from this location.

There will be food for sale and outside the pool gate, fun water games and toys meant to beat the heat.

Firecracker Express at Verde Canyon Railroad – 300 N Broadway Clarkdale Railroad

Admission $44.95-$89.95 –  7a to 5p – Call 877-674-3835 for reservations

Verde Canyon Railroad

Start off with an old-fashioned morning parade in the historic small town of Clarkdale. Enjoy children’s parade and other fun activities. After that have an All-American BBQ lunch prior to the train departure at 1:00p.  Then take a scenic train ride along the Verde River 1p to 5p. You will get to see America’s national bird nesting area. Hopefully, you will catch a glimpse of these magnificent creatures.

Annual Fantastic Family Fouth of July – Cottonwood 4p to 9:30p

Cottonwood Kid’s Park – in front of the Verde Valley Fairgrounds on 12th Street

Cottonwood FireworksIf you really need to see a fireworks show. This will be a fun event. It is about 30 minute drive from Sedona but there are a lot of great activities for the kids to do!

FREE Hotdogs and Hamburgers supplied by Fry foods and prepared by the Knights of Columbus starts at 4p and goes until 6p. Soda, Glow items and more can be purchased at CYAC Booth.  Inflatable rides – wrist bands $10 or indiviual ride tickets $1. VFW Color Guard with a patriotic salute to Veterans. Don’t forget the watermelon eating contest!

This event would not be possible without the generous support of Cottonwood Chamber of Commerce, Friy’s food & Drug, Nice Jons, Tayor Wate, Mineral Research, Jennifer Griffen State Farm, Clarkdale.Verde Kiwanis, Knights of Columbus, Verde Valley Fair Assoc. .

 

Jerome –

Community members will be assembling at the Firehouse around 9:30a with a parade around town starting at 10a, Featuring classic cars etc. and Jerome Ukulele Orchestra.

Camp Verde – 

Cliff Castle Casino will host it’s own Independence Day with food, fireworks and activities starting at 4p. Fireworks if weather permits, start at 9:15p.

 

Beaver Creek –

Parade leaves Sycamore Park area in Lake Montezuma at 9a. Festivites and pancake breakfast will be in Rollins Park at Lake Montezuma Village Square. The BC Kiwanis Duck Race will be on Wet Beaver Creek by Sycamore Park Call Carol Keeton of Kiwanis Club, at 928-606-4050 for more info on entertainment and activities.

 


Verde River Kayak

Other Outdoor Activities

Other outdoor activities to keep in mind that are always available are trolley car rides, Verde Valley rafting (see above), biking, hiking, tennis, golf,  swimming, fishing, birding, and enjoying a picnic by Oak Creek. Don’t forget shopping or exploring art galleries and other sightseeing tours such as tours: segway, jeep, air, helicopters, wine, vortex, and balloon rides! There is a lot to do in Sedona and the Verde Valley!

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8 Ways to Celebrate Independence in Your Home Enjoying the Sedona-Lifestlye.com

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Our Independence Day is Wednesday, July 4th.  Sedona will be enjoying numerous activities. There will be the Wet Fest from 12 noon to 4 PM. Spend your day with us and still have time to drive to your favorite fireworks show at night.  There will be lunch and music, swimming and a waterslide surrounded by the red rocks.  The pool opens at noon for a free recreation swim. Food is not included, but there will be vendors right outside the pool gate. Parking is available in West Sedona School parking lots.

Address: 570 Posse Ground Rd – Sedona Community Pool Sedona, AZ 86336.  Need more information, call the Sedona Visitor Center 331 Forest Rd, Sedona AZ 86336 – (800) 288-7336 or (928) 282-7722.

If you recently purchased your new home, there’s probably a holiday just around the corner giving you the perfect opportunity to host a party in your new digs. With Independence Day coming up, here are some ideas for celebrating your independence from landlords and rent, while showcasing your new place.

There’s no better way to celebrate the nation’s independence than hanging a flag. Take care to follow the correct instructions for displaying the flat. You can find complete instructions for hanging the flag here. If you plan to install a flagpole, contact your neighborhood association or community clerk’s office so that you follow any regulations, rules, or ordinances regarding pole location, height, and other considerations.

  • Combine colored flowers
    Fill your planters and container gardens with mixtures of red, white, and blue flowers. Create a mixture of blue ageratum or lobelia, white alyssum, petunias or heliotrope and red salvia, geraniums or snapdragons.
  • Door decorations
    Create a wreath of miniature flags to grace your entryway. Hang bunting or create a bow of red and white striped or blue-starred fabric and add colorful wooden start, flower picks, or garlands.
  • Centerpieces
    Set up picnic or card tables on the patio and cover them with patriotic colors. Make a centerpiece of a small red or white painted bucket filled with blue floral stones and small flags, sparklers (if allowed in your location), and pinwheels.Alternatively, if your party extends into the evening, place lanterns with red, white, and blue candles on each table. You can hang lanterns from planter poles or on chains from trees too. If mosquitos are a problem in your area, use citronella candles in patriotic holders to keep the pests away from your visitors and provide a pleasant scent and candlelight ambience.
  • Slake your thirst
    If you’re ambitious, create red, white, and blue-layered drinks for the kids and try these patriotic cocktails for your more mature guests. Create frozen treats or sorbet from pureed strawberries, blueberries, or raspberries, or put guests to work churning old-fashioned ice cream.
  • Stay cool
    Make sure to provide shade for your guests. If you don’t have a covered porch, set up umbrellas or a gazebo, and give everyone a celebratory hand fan to keep cool.For the kids, consider setting up a mister. Children love to play in them and parents don’t need to worry about accidental drowning. In addition, a mister can cool the surrounding temperature by several degrees.
  • Yard games
    What’s a patriotic celebration without a little friendly competition? Yard games such as lawn darts, horseshoes, croquet, corn hole, bocce, and badminton are easy to set up and fun for all ages.
  • Simplify your menu
    Sometimes we forget that the cook wants to celebrate too. So simplify your menu to items you can make ahead, serve finger foods, or pre-smoke the ribs and them throw them on the barbecue for a quick reheat just before serving time. Cupcakes in ice cream cones, layered Jell-O, fruit skewers, or individual strawberry-blueberry trifle make dessert time easy.
  • Set tour schedules
    Your guests are going to want to see your new home. Remember that you cannot keep an eye on the grill and give a tour at the same time. So, set specific tour times when you can easily leave the yard and inform your guests that you’ll happily show them around at those times. Remember to provide towels or doormats if your guests might be wet (from playing games or keeping cool), keep your tour quick, and move everyone back outside when you’re ready to move to the other activities.

If you have just recently decided to make that new home purchase, I can help you get into your new home to celebrate the next big holiday, so give me a call today at (928) 274-7355 or Contact me here.

Happy 4th of July!

Sheri Sperry – Sedona REALTOR® – MCNE©

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Sedona

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Sedona Traffic Congestion

A New Era of Sustainable Tourism

The Delicate Balance

Sedona is an economy sustained by tourism. The hospitality industry is considered the largest contributor to the Sedona economy. It is a major source of income not only to Sedona but the the entire Verde Valley.  With 3 million to 5 million visitors a year visiting Sedona, and a local population of 10,255 (estimated), there needs to be a delicate balance.  Visitors and locals need to co-exist.

Who Is the City Government Working For?

Our city government handles many complaints every week from residents who travel our local streets. The mayor picks up some of these calls and may hear from an angry resident about the traffic issues.Some of these calls are considered “rants”. However, many residents feel that the mayor and others are putting tourism over the local residents needs. Sedona residents and others who live locally in the Verde Valley, feel that the delicate balance has shifted toward the tourist.

Tourism subsidizes our City services to the tune of $2,630 per household, according to the Sedona Chamber of Commerce.  Without tourism, each of the roughly 5,125 households would have to come up with that money to pay for basic services. This is why we must consider the delicate balance between the residents and visitors.

An Example of the Delicate Balance Shift to Tourism

I get it, 66% of the sales tax revenue comes from tourism. Here is an example of this shift.  There is a goal to get more mountain bikers to visit the area, many of the hiking trails have been cultivated to be mountain bike friendly. It is hard to enjoy a nice hike when mountain bikes are whizzing by you, telling you to “move over”! Also the mountain bike yearly festival is the same time period as the Sedona International Film Festival.  Seems to me, that there are 52 weeks in a year. Do we really need two very different “Festivals” in the same week?

A Resident’s Point of View

As a resident of West Sedona, I have talked with many locals and clients about the situation.  Sedona has some beautiful hiking trails. You can find these trails everywhere. Many of these trails are located within residential areas. With the increase in tourism three fold in the past 10 years, (Arizona Daily Sun – May 7) many of the trailheads cannot sustain the traffic and parking in and near these trailheads.  Most of the trailheads are either in neighborhoods or a short walk from a neighborhood.  Cars are parking on the shoulder of neighborhood arteries. The cars are parked partly in the street and erode the shoulder. This is also causing a major safety hazard. Soldiers Pass and Dry Creek Road are two areas that this is most noticeable. Some cars are parking up to ½ mile or more from the trailheads. Hikers and mountain bikers are walking and riding in the middle of the street creating another hazard on these heavily congested residential arteries and neighborhoods.

Traffic Is A Matter of Perspective

While working as a Sedona REALTOR®, I have found some clients say that there is way to much traffic and they have decided to buy elsewhere. I have owned a home in Sedona since 2003. I have seen a lot of changes over that time. In my opinion, If we are not changing we are stagnating. However, if you have only lived in a small town atmosphere, it might be hard to convince you that the Sedona traffic issues are not that bad. Those of us who come from highly urban areas know that traffic can be a real nightmare. In Chicago, I can remember driving one exit on the expressway that took ½ hour.  In the Los Angeles/Orange County metropolitan area, you could easily add one to two hours extra to your commute depending on time of day and where you were traveling (maybe even more)!

Pinch Points

The traffic congestion I showed in the two images added 5 to 15 extra minutes. On a holiday, you might see a 30 to 40 minute increase in traffic if you are coming from the far end of the Big Park area.  Rarely, does the traffic exceed a 10 -15 minute adjustment if you are coming from the Chapel area. Just like the beach areas in summer, locals learn what is the time to travel with the least amount of traffic. When possible, we schedule tasks and appointments in non-peak hours. Locals know the pinch points and how to avoid them. I should also say that the city understands where the pinch points are as well. Solutions are already in the pipeline to minimize high traffic pinch points.

Can Sedona Survive Without the Hospitality Industry? 

Our visitors add over $11 million in local tax dollars and they generate over 66% of the sales tax revenue. There are 10,000 jobs that are support our tourism at over $200 million in wages. The Top 5 employers are:

  • Enchantment Resort
  • Diamond Resorts – Los Abrigados, Bell Rock Inn, The Ridge, and The Summit among others.
  • L’Auberge, Orchard’s Inn, and 89Agave
  • Hilton Sedona Resort and Spa
  • Pink Jeep Tours

State Route 179 constructionThis is just a fraction of the number of businesses that help support and sustain Sedona’s Tourism economy. Can we live without tourism? I think not!

 How Did Sedona Get Here?

I look back at the Great Recession and remember what it was like to watch local establishments go out of business. Some of that was also fueled by the necessary improvement in the state highway SR179. The combination of the road improvements and Great Recession hurt local business.

Many Say The Chamber Is Doing Too Good A Job!

Our Chamber of Commerce is led by an outstanding team, some frustrated residents might say they are “too good”.  There is more to Sedona’s tourism improvement than just the Chamber of Commerce. A better economy and targeted marketing from the Chamber along with national media attention during  National Championship sporting events and the Super Bowl as well as increased Cactus League spring baseball training and social media “sharing” contribute to the continuing improvement and draw of tourists.

 

Sedona Chamber of Commerce Versus the “Delicate Balance”? 

 

Sedona Chamber of CommerceWhat to do? Many visitors and residents alike come to Sedona to get away from the traffic and congestion of their own areas. They want to escape and relax, enjoy the outdoors, and all that Sedona offers. However, if things keep becoming more congested without any improvement or solutions, we may see these much needed tourist dollars go to other areas. We need to fix the traffic pinch points and do our best to even out the tourism spikes, so we can get back to that delicate balance.

The Red Rock News in an article about the pavilion in Barbara Antonsen Park, Jennifer Wesselhoff said “that often, Sedona is a bit of a ‘confused community'”. She may be right on point. Here is her quote with more below. We want a vibrant economy but we don’t want noise,” she said. “We want tourism dollars but we don’t want tourists. We want events but we don’t want too much traffic. We want to be a city animated by the arts but we don’t want music at night. We’re a little confused as to what we want to be when we grow up.

A Message from the Chamber CEO

The Sedona Chamber of Commerce headed by Jennifer Wesselhoff, President/CEO, published a “Message from the CEO” outlining the traffic challenges and start of solutions for the “Destination Plan”.  Here is a small part of her letter…

I’m excited because starting at the City Council meeting starting at 4:30 p.m., we start managing tourism in a new way – focusing on preserving Sedona’s quality of life and lessening tourism’s impact by managing the visitor experience.
It will take a community consensus to fix challenges like traffic congestion, but I believe the Chamber can take some immediate actions: 
  • We are asking Council route a planned $268,900 increase in the tourism budget to transportation improvements instead.
  • I will present plans to reinvest 23% of our tourism budget in Sedona.
  • I’ll explain that we will not market Sedona inside Arizona this summer, aiming to help alleviate traffic, at least a bit.
  • We will mention the Sustainable Tourism Plan we are preparing in partnership with the City of Sedona and ASU, due this fall. The Plan will include exciting new ideas in transportation alternatives, visitor education and community stewardship.
We have a lot to talk about in balancing preservation and a tourism-based economy, and it is time to get the conversation going.

 

According to the Chamber website, the Sedona Sustainable tourism Plan is due in October 2018. Jennifer Wesselhoff stated that she is “confident it will help us work together to balance the three legs of the Sedona experience.”

These three legs include, Environmental, Traffic and Housing as well as Economic considerations. You can find out more about the “Sustainable Tourism Plan” at this link.

Some of the information I am sharing was researched from Quarterly Report to City of Sedona, March 2018 and the Sedona Chamber of Commerce

 

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