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Land Special of the Week

A truly exceptional 40 acre Stage Coach Trails parcel. Has a basic driveway already in for getting off the road.

The northern property line has a piece of Flag Mountain and its’ many magnificent Saguaros. At the base of the mountain are incredible giant rock boulders & sweeping views to the south.

The whole property is lush with Juniper, Joshua Trees, Ocotillo, Catclaw, Palo Christie, multiple Saguaros, Cholla & much more lovely desert vegetation. So many wildflowers too!

Very private spot. Hualapai, Mohave, Black & McCracken mountain views. Really a wonderful place to be, and the dream property that you’ve always desired.

Within the area are several good producing wells.

So very pretty. Mostly sits up high & is heavily vegetated with splendid views in all directions, and has a forest feeling even in the high desert.

This is the prime area east of Alamo Road not often available, especially today. Probably won’t last very long in this market. Easy access via county maintained Alamo Rd. Starry nights & wide open spaces where the Grand Mohave desert meets blue Sonoran sky!

Close to miles and miles of Federal Lands. Alamo Lake & the Peace Trail. Possible owner financing with large (25%+) down. Really, call now!

Land Special of the Week – Stagecoach Trails Parcel 195

An excellent 40 acre Stage Coach Trails parcel. Just $23,900

A true desert gem, loaded with giant Joshua Trees, Juniper, ocotillo, barrel cacti & so much more.

Really lovely. Nice views all around. Starry nights & wide open spaces where the Grand Mohave desert meets blue Sonoran sky!

Hualapai, Mohave, & McCracken mountain views. Plenty of great home sites or camping spots. Value priced. No flood zone, very usable. 100% mineral rights included.

Close to miles and miles of Federal Lands. Alamo Lake. Pay attention! The good ones are disappearing, you better not wait, just sayin…

Land Special of the Week – Golden Valley Ranchos Unit 11 South

Golden Valley Ranchos Unit 11 South

11591 Sherry Rd. – $9,995

Gorgeous 2.35 acre property near 640 acres of federal lands, just down the road from miles and miles more. Breathtaking Hualapai Mountain vistas close up. Lush high desert vegetation. Joshua trees galore, so many flowers too. Fresh air & sunshine. Crystal night skies. Very private area close to Wabayuma Peak Wilderness area, yet accessible.

Perfect for RV getaway, or special home site. Approximately 700 feet to power.

According to ADWR records, water depths range from 185 ft to 450 ft. in the section. Owner has already cleared a part of the lot, some brush will need burning, but ready for your weekend getaway. This subdivision (Golden Valley Ranchos Unit 11 South) rarely has anything available, let alone at a bargain price near power. It won’t last!

No Association, no restrictions, Boriana Mine Road is County maintained (dirt) for decent access about a mile from the property. What I like best about this one is the closeness of the mountains, the views really are killer, and can’t be appreciated in the photos.

Yucca, AZ is where the Grand Mohave desert meets blue Sonoran desert skies, and the unique ecosystem that is engendered is a true national treasure.

Miles of old roads and mining camps, Alamo Lake fishing, and a laid back atmosphere combined with abundant wildlife and great natural beauty make this the place to be. Whether you just thrill to the sight of desert fauna, or fields of colorful wildflowers, or maybe it’s stargazing, hunting, exploring, adventuring, ATV riding, this is it. Call now…..

(Update : Here’s a few more pictures. The views are incredible.)

Land Special of the Week – Parcel 2089 Roadrunner

Just $26,900! Hurry, this one is hot… Update : Pending Sale

Truly an excellent 40 acre Stage Coach Trails parcel. A stunning desert gem, just absolutely loaded with giant Joshua Trees.

Sits up high, nice views all around, a little bit of rolling make this parcel especially nice. The property to the north sits lower and so this property offers an incredible panoramic view that way overlooking the Hualapai valley.

Starry nights & wide open spaces where the Grand Mohave desert meets blue Sonoran sky!

Hualapai, Mohave, & McCracken mountain views. Lush with Joshua trees, Juniper, Palo Christie, wildflowers, ocotillo and so much more. Plenty of great home sites or camping spots.

Value priced. 100% mineral rights included. There are several good producing wells in the area. Close to miles and miles of Federal Lands. Alamo Lake.

Pay attention! The good ones are disappearing, you better not wait, just sayin… Contact me for more pics.

Land Special of the Week – Parcel 2082 Roadrunner

A gorgeous 40.05 acre Stage Coach Trails parcel. Just $34,500

A true desert gem, loaded with giant Joshua Trees and lush with all kinds of desert plants & trees: Ocotillo, Palo Christie, Juniper, Catclaw, Red Barrel cacti & so much more. A true desert park.

Rolling with parts that sit up high, nice views all around. Beautiful parcel. Lovely, and you’ll want it as soon as you see it.

Big mountain views, and sweeping panoramic vistas. Starry nights & wide open spaces where the Grand Mohave desert meets blue Sonoran sky! Hualapai, Mohave, & McCracken mountain views.

Plenty of great home sites or camping spots. 100% mineral rights included. Surveyed, staked. Speaking of water, within a mile are several good producing wells. Really, don’t miss this one.

Close to miles and miles of Federal Lands, Alamo Lake, and the Peace Trail. Pay attention! The good ones are disappearing, you better not wait, just sayin…


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Land Special of the Week – 1039 Cowboy Dr

Update : Sold!

A truly lovely parcel with stunning views of the Hualapai mountains and up close Flattop too. Blue skies and brilliant star nights. Truly extraordinarily splendid vistas. $38,000

Convenient location near county maintained Alamo Rd, yet so pretty & relaxing & far away.

Loaded with Joshua trees, ocotillo, Red Barrel cactus, & a wide variety of desert flora. A little bit of rolling on the eastern edge makes for a pleasant park like walk.

This property has the best view of Flattop, and would make a wonderful home-site. There are many excellent building spots & spectacular views in every direction.

I love this one. Surveyed, staked. 100% water and mineral rights. Dirt roads are association maintained, nice for off road enthusiasts. Check out the nearby Peace Trail for a real Arizona adventure. See Alamo Lake for great bass fishing, just down the road on the quiet side of the Lake. Come and join the wonderful community of Yucca, Arizona where the Grand Mohave desert meets blue Sonoran sky.

Call now, I have maps, info, and everything you need to get started with the good life here in Mohave County.

Don’t miss this beauty, I’d buy it, but my wife says no. Won’t last.

NAR Gets Woke – Will We All Go Broke?

REALTORS® who engage in hate speech or discriminatory conduct even outside of their real estate practice could face disciplinary action under the Code of Ethics. The National Association of REALTORS®’ Board of Directors on Friday approved a proposal intended to hold members to a higher standard of ethics in everything they do. The board meeting was held during the virtual 2020 REALTORS® Conference & Expo.

NAR President Vince Malta called the passage of the proposal “a monumental moment for NAR” in reaffirming its commitment to fair housing. The changes go into effect immediately but do not retroactively apply to members’ past activities or actions. REALTORS® who make discriminatory remarks, on their business or personal social media accounts, can be subject to disciplinary action.

NAR’s Professional Standards Committee first developed the new rules this past summer after nationwide social unrest following the death of George Floyd.

Local, state, and national REALTOR® associations reported receiving an “unprecedented” number of complaints about members posting hate speech on social media. “I applaud NAR’s Board of Directors and our Professional Standards Committee for their efforts to raise the bar on the professionalism and private speech of America’s 1.4 million REALTORS®,” Malta said Friday. “Combating and overcoming bigotry and injustice starts with each of us.

REALTORS® today took tangible steps to ensure we are held to the highest possible standard while providing a mechanism of enforcement for those who violate our new policies.” The new rules extend Article 10 of the Code, which already prohibits discrimination in professional services and employment practices, to include discriminatory speech and conduct.

Article 10 prohibits REALTORS® from discriminating on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, national origin, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The new Standard of Practice, 10-5, will now state: “REALTORS® must not use harassing speech, hate speech, epithets, or slurs” against members of those protected classes. The board also approved a revision to NAR’s bylaws to expand the definition of “public trust” to include all discrimination against the protected classes under Article 10, as well as all fraud. Going forward, associations will be required to inform their state real estate licensing authority of final ethics decisions that hold REALTORS® in violation of the Code in instances involving real estate–related activities and transactions where there is reason to believe the public trust may have been violated. Prior to approval, the hate speech proposal was reviewed and thoughtfully debated by members.

Some suggested the Code shouldn’t change, and instead, the proposal should become a conduct suggestion. Others expressed concern that the new standard could be viewed as violating the First Amendment right to free speech. NAR, however, is a private association that is supported by member dues and, therefore, has the ability to impose ethical duties on its membership, according to FAQs from the Professional Standards Committee.

Other board members welcomed the no-tolerance policy against hate speech, saying that discrimination on the part of any real estate professional reflects poorly on the entire membership. Board member Maurice Hampton, speaking in favor of the proposal, said the nation’s 1.4 million REALTORS® are “not looked at as individuals. We are looked at as a whole. We have a fiduciary duty to protect the REALTOR® brand.”

Board member Boyd Campbell, echoing support for the proposal, said the policy should not be looked at as solely a race issue. It applies to protecting all classes outlined in Article 10 of the Code. “We have a choice to be a REALTOR®. And if you choose to be a REALTOR®, you have certain qualifications, characteristics, and duties that you have to fulfill,” Campbell said.

Any complaint alleging a violation of Article 10’s prohibition on hate speech can now be brought to a hearing panel at a local REALTOR® association. Members accused of violating the standard of practice will be given an opportunity to present their case and defend themselves before the hearing panel, which would weigh the specifics of the alleged violation, whether the comments were made inadvertently or unintentionally, and whether the member has any previous ethics complaints. NAR’s professional standards policies include a defined process of checks and balances to protect members and evaluate potential Code violations.

NAR’s Professional Standards Committee will continue to develop case interpretations to assist members and professional standards enforcement volunteers understand the Code. NAR has produced training and resource materials to assist leaders with understanding and implementing the changes and will roll those out in the coming weeks.

Source: In ‘Monumental Moment,’ NAR Cracks Down on Hate Speech | Realtor Magazine

My comment (which they wouldn’t post.)

I have to seriously consider remaining with an organization that is so averse to free speech. You know, the First Amendment in the Bill of Rights. Stupid is as stupid does. Get woke, go broke.

These are the same morons that thought we needed even bigger FHA loans in 2007, just before it all blew up harming millions of homeowners.

I will continue to express myself as I please and I don’t need big NAR brother to police my private life. F**k you! If you guys worried more about the membership & the public, and less about all of your expensive parties in DC & your foolish moralizing, we’d all be better off. Why should I pay $1,000/year for this BS? NAR – National Association of Reprobates.

I urge all of you fellow Realtors to vote with you wallet. Losing millions might end this idiocy. Meanwhile, I promise to physically harm anyone who even tries to take away my livelihood. God, you pompous a******s.

Yes, we’re talking to you: Charlie Oppler, Leslie Rouda-Smith, Kenny Parcel, Nancy Lane, Vince Malta, Leigh Brown, Tommy Choi, And Bob Goldberg. We know who you are, and we know where you live and work. Next time, let us vote on stuff like this, instead of just assuming you know best. You need us, we really don’t need you.

Existing Sales Soar Inventory Levels Still Low

The numbers: Existing-home sales rose for the fifth consecutive month in October, as the housing market finally made up for the pandemic-related downturn in sales this spring.

Total existing-home sales increased 4.3% from September to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 6.85 million, the National Association of Realtors reported Thursday.

Compared with a year ago, home sales were up roughly 27%. It was the highest level of home sales in 15 years. “Considering that we remain in a period of stubbornly high unemployment relative to pre-pandemic levels, the housing sector has performed remarkably well this year,” Lawrence Yun, the trade group’s chief economist, said in the report. “The surge in sales in recent months has now offset the spring market losses.”

Source: Existing-Home Sales Soar Despite Record-Low Inventory |®

Land Special of the Week – 448 Red Cloud

Update: Sold

This weeks’ gem is Parcel 448 on RedCloud Drive. It’s a real beauty, and next to 640 acres of State Trust Land. It’s like being in a lovely high desert park! $24,900 – 40.14 acres

Value priced. Lush vegetation including Joshua Trees, Ocotillo, Barrel Cactus, Juniper, Palo Christie, and loads of wildflowers.

Across Red Cloud is 640 acres of State Trust Land for additional privacy. Dark skies for astronomical pleasure, and excellent mountain vistas!

Hualapai, Mohave, Black Mountains – lovely views. Surveyed, staked 100% Water & mineral rights.

Get to where you’ve always wanted to be – the beautiful high desert of Northwest Arizona. Big 40.14 acres.

Private, yet has easy access to main roads. One of my personal favorites. Owner may carry with decent down. Do not miss this one!

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7 in 10 Homes Sold in Less Than a Month in September

The numbers: Existing-home sales increased for the fourth consecutive month in September, as the U.S. housing market benefitted from low interest rates.

Total existing-home sales rose 9.4% from August to a seasonally-adjusted, annual rate of 6.54 million, the National Association of Realtors reported Thursday. Compared with a year ago, home sales were up nearly 21%.

“Home sales traditionally taper off toward the end of the year, but in September they surged beyond what we normally see during this season,” Lawrence Yun, the trade group’s chief economist, said in the report. “I would attribute this jump to record-low interest rates and an abundance of buyers in the marketplace, including buyers of vacation homes given the greater flexibility to work from home.”

Economists polled by MarketWatch had projected existing-home sales to rise to a median rate of 6.36 million.

What happened: The fast pace of home sales has quickly dwindled the remaining supply of homes on the market, however. More than seven in 10 homes on the market in September sold in less than a month.

As a result, by month’s end the total inventory of homes for sale dropped to a 2.7 months’ supply, the lowest on record. A 6-month supply of homes is considered to be indicative of a balanced market.

Source: Existing-Home Sales Soared in September—7 in 10 Homes Sold in Less Than a Month |®

Here in Mohave County sales are brisk with residential sales continuing in “boom” territory, and many sales are closed over the original asking price. It’s a feeding frenzy.

Land sales have picked up, and we’re seeing real appreciation for the first time in many years. Anything with a septic, or better yet a well is hot these days. Gotta go, there’s the phone again….Ben