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Sotheby’s International Realty’s Weekly Win – September 26th 2022

Weekly Win:  Sotheby’s International Realty Brokerages Awarded for Service Excellence

Seven Sotheby’s International Realty brokerages were awarded for their service excellence based on customer satisfaction at the ninth annual Aires Broker Network Summit in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The annual summit recognizes real estate brokerages throughout the United States who provide the highest level of relocation customer service.

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Russ Lyon SIR Welcomes Kimberly Wang

 Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty is dedicated to bringing the highest level of service to today’s home buyers and sellers. This tradition continues with the recent addition of luxury Real Estate Advisor Kimberly Wang to the Camelback Tower Office. Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty agents strive to deliver real estate experiences beyond expectations to enhance lifestyles for their clients, expanding their reputation as the most respected name in real estate. 

Kimberly Wang has been a REALTOR® for over 18 years and is consistently in the top 1% of REALTORS® in Arizona for sales volume. Her designations include Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist, Keller Williams Luxury Division and Million Dollar Guild, and Certified Distressed Property Expert. Kimberly also serves on the Keller Williams Board of Directors and is an instructor on the Keller Williams Master Faculty.

She is keen on helping people fulfill the American Dream of home ownership. Even if that dream seems daunting, Kimberly gets it done for her clients by guiding them through everything from credit repair to loan applications, all while promoting the value of manifesting their dream home visions. There is no “one size fits all” in real estate, so her out-of-the-box thinking, creativity, tenacity, and passion help bring sweet harmony to every client she comes in contact with.

Meeting Kimberly was such a breath of fresh air! Organized, highly intelligent and a spark for the business that is evident in her eyes. Her career will reach new heights since partnering with Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty and we look forward to all that ecompasses!

Sherri Monteith, Managing Broker
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Iconic Estates: Culinary Kitchens

Any food aficionado dreams of a chef’s kitchen to prepare exquisite dishes and entertain friends and family. Plenty of preparation space, top-notch appliances, and even butler’s kitchens appear in luxury homes’ top residential kitchens. Create restaurant-quality meals in the comfort of your home in a gorgeous culinary kitchen.

Whether cooking for one, two, or thirty, Arizona’s top estates, listed by Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty’s team of expert agents, will have just what you need. Thoughtful design creates spaces that allow for expert navigation throughout the cooking process, and some feature outdoor kitchens that complement the interior spaces for cooking year-round.

Whether you’re searching for a modern, open kitchen, a grandiose traditional kitchen, or a cozy Southwestern style, these ICONIC Estates will impress any chef de cuisine.

Experience the many flavors of culinary kitchens in this month’s ICONIC Estates!


What’s in a name? Fratantoni Design, Fratantoni Interior Designers, Fratantoni Luxury Estates, and The Fratantoni Group all share the same name. Still, each well-respected firm wouldn’t be the same without the man at the center: Sam Fratantoni, principal of Fratantoni Design.

The family patriarch doesn’t like the word “client.” It feels too impersonal and cold. Instead, he prefers the term “family,” and through all of his success, he and his teams have been able to work with families across the United States.


America’s greatest polo party—The Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships: Presented by Talking Stick Resort—returns on Saturday, November 5th, to WestWorld of Scottsdale for another blockbuster day of polo matches, varied events, and new experiences. A public thirsty for social gatherings are expected to top last year’s attendance of 13,000. Those braving the festive crowd will be rewarded with epic polo play by this year’s competing teams—the United Kingdoms’ Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club, Wales Polo Team, Aspen Valley Polo Club, USA Women’s Team, Switzerland, and the Arizona Polo Club.⁠ ⁠

Read more about what’s coming to Scottsdale this fall on ICONIC LIFE.


A recent Candelaria Design wine tour to the Willamette Valley is packed with fine food, fabulous Oregon wine and some new friends.⁠ ⁠

For 20 years, beloved architect Mark Candelaria of Candelaria Design has led wine tours to Italy, Spain, and now Oregon to bring his “Live Beautifully” approach to life to his friends, family, and clients, and for the first time, I made the trip!⁠ ⁠

Mark and Isabel are a joy to spend time with over dinner but invest five days with them—together with a group of 16 travelers—and you are in for a good time! No detail was overlooked, and the itinerary represented the best, must-see places in the area. I’ve followed so many of the tours, I knew, this time, I had to make the time to go, and it was worth it!⁠


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Tuscan Masterpiece With 57-Acres in Sedona!

The Most Expensive Home to Ever Hit the Market in Sedona – Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty is Proud to Introduce the $19.445 million Tuscan Masterpiece With 57-Acres, Vineyard, and HOA Control.

Offering 1,700 square feet of Oak Creek frontage and surrounded by National Forest Service land, the once-in-a-lifetime property boasts historic guest homes, a rustic barn, and its own private vineyard with over 60 Zinfandel grape vines yielding approximately 500 gallons per year.

Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty has a 75-year history representing buyers and sellers for many of Arizona’s finest and most extortionary properties. That long-standing tradition continues with a truly remarkable, once-in-a-lifetime property, now Sedona’s most expensive residential listing to date. 

Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty is proud to announce that 330 Eagle Mountain Ranch Road in Sedona, Arizona, is available for sale at $19.445 million by Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty Agent Devin Johnston. 

As the price tag would indicate, this luxury Tuscan-style Villa was built sparing no expense, and the home is also Sedona’s best-kept secret. Long-time local residents and few realtors are aware of this private gated subdivision with only five luxury homes. 

Located in world-famous Sedona, the 57+ acre dream property includes 1,700 square feet of Oak Creek frontage and is surrounded by National Forest Service land. Be one with nature in this pristine environment that abounds with local wildlife and all the modern-day comforts. Feel the ancient serenity and see the footprints still visible in the petroglyphs that can be found just a short distance from the property’s edge.

“Eagle Mountain Estate is a unique Sedona property that combines over-the-top luxury living with acreage and gated security. The property offers soaring cliffs, ownership of both sides of Oak Creek, fruit orchards, an open meadow, and even a pond. This combination has never been available in any property listed in Sedona,” said Johnston.  

Requesting anonymity, the seller said the time has come to let someone else enjoy this pristine property that has been a part of Sedona’s rich history for many decades.  “We have been so blessed to live here in this amazing house and in this sacred Valley for more than a decade, but we are now ready to give someone else this incredible opportunity so that they too can enjoy the experience and be the guardians of this beautiful property.”

The main house offers 3,700 square feet of luxurious mountain living with the finest finishes and timeless architecture. Built-in 2006 and then extensively remodeled in 2015, the Villa utilizes top-quality Venetian Plaster, American Clay finishes, hand distressed mesquite cabinetry and slab granite. Appliances are Subzero, Wolfe, and Viking. The kitchen has two dishwashers, a warming drawer, two convection ovens, and an island prep sink. The fully outfitted bar includes a double kegerator, subzero refrigerator, and Scotsman ice maker.

In the Master Suite, there is a coffee bar with a full-size dishwasher and subzero bar refrigerator, all tastefully hidden behind the custom mesquite cabinetry. The Master Bath offers separate sinks and vanities with an above-ground soaking tub and majestic chandelier. Just off the Master wing is a 777-gallon in-ground Jacuzzi tub with gas-lit braziers overlooking Oak Creek. This smart home has a SONOS-supported sound system and Crestron lighting and speaker volume control throughout the house.

Twin refrigerated wine racks grace the majestic dining room and can accommodate up to 500 bottles. The estate also boasts a private vineyard with over 60 Zinfandel grape vines yielding approximately 500 gallons per year. A reflecting pool, two historic guest homes, a rustic barn, and two historic, small, red-rock-constructed storage buildings are also on the property. The gated motor court and an oversized four-car garage with mini split climate control keep your vehicles comfortable.

For those that prefer self-sufficiency or just lower energy bills, this home offers an owned 23KW solar power system. As well, two 1,000-gallon buried propane tanks feed a 48KW backup home generator, so you never lose power. Recirculating, instant hot water is also available throughout the entire house.

The grounds include more than 1,600 apples, nectarine, and peach trees, all watered with fully automated irrigation systems. A charming pond with a fountain water feature and dock graces the large meadow and is viewable from Eagle Mountain Ranch Road. If you want to practice your golf swing, then the six-acre field is the perfect place! Alongside Oak Creek is a beach party area with an outbuilding, a large fire pit, and a volleyball area.

Maybe most impressively, the estate also includes a 62.5% controlling interest in the professionally managed HOA, so the owner has majority voting power in their possession. The subdivision is fed by three private wells with a new 34,000-gallon water tank with a dedicated backup generator. The pond is provided by a creek pump that irrigates the meadow and orchards.

Most 57 acres are zoned agricultural, saving over $40,000 in property taxes annually. Paperwork regarding water rights to Oak Creek will be included in the sale. If you have been searching for the perfect Sedona property that offers privacy, security, and Oak Creek frontage, then the Eagle Mountain Estate is it!

Between a vineyard, HOA control, majestic vistas, and agricultural zoning, this property is a different type of special. Incredible experiences and future memories await the next owner of this hallmark property, courtesy of Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty. 

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Significant Sales: August 2022

Throughout the state of Arizona, Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty has been proud to represent and participate in the following sales for August.


We refer to these as ‘Significant Sales.’ While all of our transactions are genuinely significant, we hope you enjoy discovering these unique homes based not only on price but their architectural, cultural, and geographical significance, as well as those involved in the journey.

Enjoy!

Seller Representation:

8502 N 59th Place | Paradise Valley
Sold for $6,100,000 | Highest Company Sale in August
Seller Representation: Paul Perry & Michelle O’Neil
Buyer Representation: Frank Aazami
2033 N Cobblestone Circle | Flagstaff
Sold for $1,458,134
Dual Representation: Valerie Core & Freddi Paulsrud
3080 S Hannah Lane | Flagstaff
Sold for $650,000
Seller Representation: Adam Benton
7794 Canyon Spirit Way | Tucson
Sold for $2,200,000
Dual Representation: Susanne Grogan
5541 N Via Entrada | Tucson
Sold for $1,200,000
Seller Representation: Thalia Kyriakis & Alexis Kyriakis
6131 East San Leandro Drive| Tucson
Sold for $1,400,000
Seller Representation: Judy Smedes & Kate Herk
62 Madera Court | Tubac
Sold for $1,580,000
Seller Representation: Tim Grotheer & Mary-Claire Grotheer
130 Canyon Pass Court | Tubac
Sold for $805,487
Dual Representation: Gary Brasher & Daniel Ledwidge
12332 E Victoria Street | Chandler
Sold for $1,499,000
Seller Representation: Roger Johnson
8514 W Topeka Drive | Peoria
Sold for: $635,000
Seller Representation: Bobbi Martin
10667 E Yearling Drive | Scottsdale
Sold for $3,600,000
Seller Representation: Lisa Lucky
10040 E Happy Valley Road #223 | Scottsdale
Sold for $3,500,000
Dual Representation: Nancy Sertich, Dena Bullard, Tim Floor, Shawn Rimer, & Katie Fisher
10801 E Happy Valley Road #62 | Scottsdale
Sold for $3,490,000
Seller Representation: Debbie Sinagoga & Kris Lacroix
132 Juniper Ridge Drive | Prescott
Sold for: $900,000
Seller Representation: Paige McCargar
700 Eagle Mountain Ranch Road | Sedona
Sold for: $3,375,000
Seller Representation: Jeanette Sauer & Ed Pennington
430 Acacia Drive | Sedona
Sold for: 1950000 | Dual Representation
Seller Representation: Katrin Themlitz & Alejandro GutierrezListing
Buyer Representation: Jim French & Anne French
105 Sun Up Ranch Road | Sedona
Sold for: $1,260,000
Seller Representation: Magdalena Romanska
806 W Desert Ranch Road | Phoenix
Sold for: $1,250,000
Seller Representation: Jill Anderson
42093 N 107th Place | Scottsdale
Sold for: $3,750,000
Seller Representation: Kirk Marshall & Keith Marshall
9912 E Miramonte Drive | Scottsdale
Sold for: $3,366,600
Seller Representation: James Kolander
7502 E MAIN ST 4003(4) | Scottsdale
Sold for: $3,025,000
Dual Representation: Cheryl D’Anna

Buyer Representation:

  • 6310 E Bar Z Lane | Paradise Valley
    • Sold for: $6,000,000
    • Buyer Representation: Ahleyah Aberer
  • 7120 E Kierland Blvd 907 | Scottsdale
    • Sold for: $3,800,000
    • Buyer Representation: Laura Briggs
  • 4125 S Holland Rd | Flagstaff
    • Sold for: $999,000
    • Buyer Representation: Rosemary Lamberson
  • 5045 N Bandtil Ridge | Flagstaff
    • Sold for: $1,075,000
    • Buyer Representation: Nicole Cumbie
  • 14185 N Silent Ridge Court | Marana
    • Sold for: $1,390,000
    • Buyer Representation: Dawn Jacobs
  • 5891 E Finisterra Drive | Tucson
    • Sold for: $1,600,000
    • Buyer Representation: Marta Harvey & Jonathon Vos
  • 13801 Topflite Drive | Oro Valley
    • Sold for: $500,000
    • Buyer Representation: Nancy Armanini
  • 570 S Rockcress Lane | Show Low
    • Sold for: $1,495,000
    • Buyer Representation: Aaron Rangel & Yvonne Faustinos
  • 17922 N 65th Place | Phoenix
    • Sold for: $1,450,000
    • Buyer Representation: Shelia Long
  • 27252 N Skipping Rock Road | Peoria
    • Sold for: $645,000
    • Buyer Representation: Wendy Boyce
  • 28374 N 131st Drive | Peoria
    • Sold for: $642,676
    • Buyer Representation: Anja Jonker
  • 8011 E Alameda Rd | Scottsdale
    • Sold for $4,250,000
    • Buyer Representation: Carol Spencer & Joanna Wilkins
  • 5955 W Frederick Circle Lot 159 | Prescott
    • Sold for: $941,667
    • Buyer Representation: Nancy Read
  • 4530 W Old Stage Road | Prescott
    • Sold for: $789,000
    • Buyer Representation: Nancy Read & Lainya Lambright
  • 35714 N 85th Street | Scottsdale
    • Sold for: $3,400,000
    • Buyer Representation: Courtney Woods Olson, Stacy Paluscio, & Darcy Whalen
  • 7970 E Las Piedras Way | Scottsdale
    • Sold for: $1,420,000
    • Buyer Representation: Leigh Siegel
  • 41247 N 95th Street | Scottsdale
    • Sold for: $5,260,000
    • Buyer Representation: Lonnie Lopez
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Iconic Estates: Magnificent Mountain Living

Arizona’s beautiful and diverse terrain makes it possible to enjoy luxurious mountain living across virtually every region in the state. From Flagstaff’s wooded forests to Sedona’s red-rock formations, the Valley’s pointed peaks and Tucson’s rambling ridges capture the imaginations of homeowners across the state.

A significant advantage of mountain living is enjoying the natural beauty of Arizona’s landscape. Often you can find a variety of flora and fauna near peaks and foothills. Another benefit of living near a mountain range is the beautiful paths. Hiking is a favorite pastime for many Arizonans, as the view from the top of any of our beautiful mountains makes the climb much more rewarding.

Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty has an exciting range of listings that cover every aspect of mountain living. Whether you want to live in a mountain region, have a mountainside home, or simply enjoy beautiful mountain views, the lifestyle experts at the leading luxe real estate firm can help you find your oasis across Arizona.

Savor luxe mountain living in this month’s edition of ICONIC Estates!

Chartering, yachting and megayachts are on the rise in popularity and only growing this summertime. With once-in-a-lifetime experiences, the flexibility of a custom itinerary, privacy, and luxury, it’s no wonder that chartering has become such a sought-after method of traveling.

See our top 5 luxury destinations to travel to by yacht this summer on ICONIC LIFE.

To enjoy the same sought-after thrill felt behind the wheel of a luxury car in the comfort of your own home, look no further than Bentley’s furniture collection. Bentley Home is the luxury motor company’s signature furniture brand, defined as “a space where luxury and customization take shape, amidst the finest materials.”

Collaboration between Bentley Home designers and the design team at Bentley Motors ensures cohesiveness between their cars and luxury home furniture collections. As a result, similar materials, motifs, and shapes inherent to Bentley cars are ingrained in their unique furniture pieces.

⁠It’s summer, so rosé is the perfect wine to enjoy at any time of day. Rosé conjures up memories of summers in the South of France, the epicenter of the world of rosé, or tres’ chic lawn parties in the Hamptons, where those in the know are drinking the wine of the moment.

A good rosé will vary in its depth of pink depending on how long the grape skins are involved in the winemaking process. Bold or light, crisp, and refreshing, these wines are best enjoyed dry as is the required style in Provence.

We rounded up five rosés we’re loving right now!

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In The News: July 2022

ABC Channel 15

Valley nonprofit helps foster children get back to school supplies 

Arizona Family Channel 3 & 5

Arizona Helping Hands is hosting a backpack drive for the school year

Arizona Foothills Magazine

See Inside Late Sen. John McCain’s Penthouse That Just Sold for $6 Million.

Hidden Gem at Hidden Canyon

1-acre Lot in Paradise Valley Sells for Record-Breaking Price

Arizona News

Arizona Helping Hands Hosting Backpack Drive for School Year

AZ Big Media

1-acre lot in Paradise Valley sells for record $3.5 million

AZ Central

Frankie Muniz of ‘Malcolm in the Middle’ sells Scottsdale

City Sun Times News

Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty closes most expensive home in state history at $28.1M in Scottsdale

Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty sells former Biltmore residence of Sen. John McCain

No more frenzied seller’s market in Phoenix metro area

Fox 10: 

10th annual Arizona Helping Hands backpack drive helps children prepare for the next school year

Fox 19

Backpack giveaway to help foster kids return to class with Arizona Helping Hands

KOLD News 13

Backpack giveaway to help foster kids return to class with Arizona Helping Hands

KTAR News

Empty 1-acre lot in Paradise Valley sells for $3.5M, a state record for its size

News Wire

In the midst of a newly challenging real estate market, Frank Aazami continue its streak of breaking local records

Queen Creek Sun-Times

Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty sells former Biltmore residence of Sen. John McCain

Highest-selling acre lot in Arizona’s history in Paradise Valley

Sotheby’s International Realty
Gardens Like These Are Cause For Celebration

Yahoo!

10th annual Arizona Helping Hands backpack drive helps children prepare for the next school year

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SIGNIFICANT SALES: July 2022

Throughout the state of Arizona, Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty has been proud to represent and participate in the following sales for July.


We refer to these as ‘Significant Sales.’ While all of our transactions are genuinely significant, we hope you enjoy discovering these unique homes based not only on price but their architectural, cultural, and geographical significance, as well as those involved in the journey.

Enjoy!

Significant Seller Representations:

6284 W Donald Drive | Glendale
Sold for $860,000
Seller Representation: Connie Moore
25333 W Manana Road | Morristown
Sold for $2,800,000
Dual Representation: Barbara Miller & Mary Ann Miller
7254 E Royal Palm Road | Scottsdale
Sold for $1,900,000
Seller Representation: Debbie Beede
42577 N 108th Sreet | Scottsdale
Sold for $6,325,000
Seller Representation: Stacey Vandivert, Kathy Reed, & Hugh Reed
38246 N 109th Street | Scottsdale
Sold for $4,000,000
Dual Representation: Patrick Rice
10801 E Happy Valley Road 4 | Scottsdale
Sold for $3,500,000
Seller Representation: Lisa Lucky & Laura Lucky
9545 E Conquistadores Drive | Scottsdale
Sold for $3,450,000
Dual Representation: Allan MacDonald & Pat Simpson
10040 East Happy Valley Road 417 | Scottsdale
Sold for $3,100,000
Seller Representation: Nancy Sertich, Dena Bullard, Tim Floor, Shawn Rimer, Katie Fisher
5000 E Via Estancia Miraval | Tucson
Sold for $2,100,000
Seller Representation: Christina Tierney & Frank Lococo
6215 N Casa Blanca Drive | Paradise Valley
Sold for $9,300,000
Seller Representation: Jan Kabbani
5405 East McDonald Drive 1 | Paradise Valley
Sold for $3,500,000
Seller Representation: Frank Aazami & David Arustamian
8030 N Via de Lago Road | Scottsdale
Sold for $2,750,000
Seller Representation: Sue Shapiro, Josh Shaver, & Catherine Lewis
5381 E Butte Canyon Circle | Cave Creek
Sold for $2,583,750
Seller Representation: Patti Gonzales
Buyer Representation: Shawna Perkins
1405 E Coral Cove Drive | Gilbert
Sold for $1,750,000
Seller Representation: Chris Tiller
1822 E Jade Place | Chandler
Sold for $865,000
Seller Representation: Stacie Neumann
4951 Bandtail Ridge | Flagstaff
Sold for $1,750,000
Dual Representation: Paula Mack
1410 Rim Drive | Flagstaff
Sold for $850,00
Seller Representation: Blake Cain
4530 E Coldstream Lane | Flagstaff
Sold for $1,000,000
Seller Representation: Freddi Paulsrud & Valerie Core
1530 Jacks Canyon Road | Sedona
Sold for $1,795,000
Seller Representation: Jim French & Anne French
530 Windsong Drive | Sedona
Sold for $1,200,000
Seller Representation: Jacque Weems & Joy Kim
1161 Northridge Drive | Prescott
Sold for $1,725,000
Seller Representation: Molly Auman

Significant Buyer Representations:

  • 208 S Cervato Circle | Litchfield Park
    • Sold for $800,000
    • Buyer Representation: Art Valenzuela
  • 16575 W Pinchot Avenue | Goodyear
    • Sold for $800,000
    • Buyer Representation: Denise Gallagher
  • 10439 E Groundcherry Lane | Scottsdale
    • Sold for $2,725,000
    • Buyer Representation: Joy Dorvinen
  • 9848 E Parkside Lane | Scottsdale
    • Sold for $5,980,000
    • Buyer Representation: Tami Henderson & Laurie Tucker
  • 7755 N Ancient Indian Drive | Tucson
    • Sold for $2,365,000
    • Buyer Representation: Robin Kaiserman
  • 6991 E Ventana Links Loop | Tucson
    • Sold for $1,255,000
    • Buyer Representation: Mara Mitchell
  • 419 N Pheasant Court | Gilbert
    • Sold for $845,000
    • Buyer Representation: Melissa Kalinowski
  • 385 Foothills Drive South | Sedona
    • Sold for $1,500,000
    • Buyer Representation: Jim French & Anne French
  • 530 Windsong Drive | Sedona
    • Sold for $1,200,000
    • Buyer Representation: Jacque Weems & Steve Doyle
  • 11725 E Rubicon Trail | Prescott Valley
    • Sold for $999,900
    • Buyer Representation: Laura Spaeth & Georgia Myers
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Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty Sells the Highest Priced One Acre Lot Per ARMLS in Arizona’s History

In the midst of a newly challenging real estate market, Frank Aazami and Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty continue their streak of breaking local records.

It should be no surprise that economic forces have created some recent obstacles in the housing market, but Frank Aazami and Arizona’s Luxury Leader Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty have managed to cut through those obstacles by transacting properties and making robust sales regardless of what is happening in our economy. This is demonstrated perfectly by Aazami’s sale of 5405 E McDonald Dr. 1, Paradise Valley, which closed Wednesday, July 20th, for the record selling price of $3,500,000. The property encompasses just over an acre at 46,910 square feet, and the selling price represents a record high transaction price for undeveloped lots in the town and all of Arizona, ranging up to even 60,000-square-feet. Aazami represented the seller. For some added context, local transaction data for Paradise Valley, between 40,000 and 60,000 square- feet, was researched. 10 such lots were sold in 2022, with the most expensive price being $3.4 million in January. 24 such lots were sold with a high-water mark of $2.9 million, and 33 such lots were sold in 2020, with the priciest closing for $2.525 million.

Aazami, who is no stranger to record sales, says this is further proof the luxury sector is still strong
and when adequately marketed, new records can still be achieved. “Even though the number of units was in decline, just as all luxury goods around the Globe, the values for these premium goods increased. So you must be wondering what’s Pending or Under Contact still in this category?” asked Aazami.   “The correct answer is – None Under Contract or Pending to Close. The sale at 5405 E McDonald Drive broke the record high at $3.5million, and it’s all by design, never by luck. In fact, we searched this category’s all-time recorded sale on ARMLS; this was it.  We welcome your call to find out how we successfully accomplish these transactions.”


Aazami added this shovel-ready Candelaria Designed property site and its brilliant views of
Camelback, Mummy, and the Phoenix Mountain preserve make this an incredibly compelling
location for a one-of-a-kind estate. The location is ideal for both entertainment and exercise as
Sanctuary Resort, Paradise Valley Country Club, and the Mountain Shadows event center are within
a short walk, as are the Echo Canyon and Phoenix Preserve hikes. Also, the property sits within a
15–20-minute drive from the Sky Harbor and Scottsdale Airports, making it a convenient and
ideal location.

While economic headwinds may make for a rocky ride in real estate for some, Aazami and Russ
Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty show why it still continues to transact at such an incredible
pace; there is simply no substitute for the incredible, bespoke properties that buyers and sellers
routinely trust it with.