Nov. 8, 2023

00 Forest Service 548 Flagstaff AZ 86001

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00 Forest Service 548 Flagstaff AZ 86001  

Rare 10-Acre Off-Grid Lot Bordered by the National Forest on Two Sides, with Amazing Flagstaff Views!


Offered for the first time is a gorgeous, picturesque off-grid 10-acre parcel of native grassland situated at the southeast end of Indian Flats. It is located in the middle of Hunting Unit 7 east, and frequented by elk, deer, antelope and numerous other wildlife.  


Indian Flats is truly a rare find these days. It is a beautiful, remote 250+ acre island of private land surrounded on all sides by the National Forest and nestled in the middle of a series of low mountains with a direct, unimpeded view of the San Francisco peaks to the south.  On a clear night this property boasts incomparable views of the Milky Way and starry skies.   


Being on the north side of the Peaks, Indian Flats receives less snow than Flagstaff in spite of the fact that it is higher in altitude at approximately 7200 feet!  The parcel for sale is bordered on two sides by National Forest which extends for miles in all directions making this property an ideal location for those that enjoy horseback riding, mountain biking, hiking, hunting, star gazing as well as numerous other outdoor activities.  


Whether you're looking to build your dream home in the country or seeking a retreat to escape the increasing dangers of urban life, this property will appeal to you. It has rich, deep soil and 360-degree views.  Due to the rugged nature of the forest service road and the, at times difficult, access in the winter, this is not a property for the faint hearted. Bring your sense of adventure and a four-wheel drive vehicle with good clearance and good tires if you plan on experiencing this unique property.   


Photos and more information here:



0 Fs Rd #548, Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Starting at Flagstaff Mall, head north on Hwy 89 past Sunset Crater turnoff. Head down a long hill. Go past Mile Post 434 about 1/3 mile and then Turn Left onto Forest Service Road (marked FS 417 though FS 514 on the map). Follow the main road for about 6 miles to triple fork in the road. Take fork to the right (FS 548) North about 1/3 mile to sign by property. The first few miles of FS road is pretty rough.

Attractions & Recreation

You’ll be well-situated to easily visit some of the most renowned attractions of northern Arizona, including the Grand Canyon, Sunset Crater and Wupatki National Monuments, Arizona Snowbowl Ski Resort, Arizona National Scenic Trail, and many other adventure opportunities. 

  • Museum of Northern Arizona - Excellent local museum, lots of Native American archeology and Anasazi artifacts.
  • Lowell Observatory - Astronomical observatory where the planet Pluto was discovered. Great place to go if you want to enhance your knowledge about astronomy, time with the stars on the horizon explained, and a chance to look through the giant telescope.
  • Riordan Mansion State Historic Park - Your tour will lead you through this historic home, filled with original artifacts, handcrafted furniture, and personal items belonging to the Riordan family.



Children in this community typically go to the following nearby schools:

  • Leupp Public Elementary School PK-5
  • Mount Elden Middle School 6-8
  • Flagstaff High School 9-12

Kendrick/Crowley Neighborhood Information

The Kendrick/Crowley neighborhood is a community of fine Custom Homes and land/lots with amazing views of San Francisco Peaks, Kendrick Mountain, Saddle Mountain, White Horse Hills, and Hochderffer Hills. Visit the Kendrick/Crowley community page for more information about this area.

Looking for a beautiful home or building site in Northern Arizona? Contact Kelly Broaddus at or call 888-4465602 to see residential houses for sale in Flagstaff.


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Nov. 1, 2023

4890 E Indian Drive, Flagstaff, AZ 86004

Kelly Broaddus |  eXp Realty | 888.446.5602 | Contact Kelly


4890 E Indian Drive, Flagstaff, AZ 86004

Gorgeous Peak Views Await from this Undiscovered Find in Smokerise, Close to Everything Flagstaff Has to Offer

  4 Beds | 2 Baths | $629,850


Welcome to 4890 E Indian Dr, Flagstaff - A Hidden Gem! This home is an absolute delight, strategically situated to embrace all the amenities Flagstaff has to offer, with breathtaking views of the majestic San Francisco Peaks. Imagine yourself unwinding on the covered patio during a warm afternoon or savoring your morning coffee on the balcony, soaking in the panoramic mountain vistas.

Entertain friends and family in style around the built-in fire pit in the meticulously landscaped backyard. This residence provides ample space with its 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and a bonus room that can be tailored to your needs.

Step into the beautifully landscaped backyard, complete with a hot tub and another inviting fire pit, creating a perfect retreat for relaxation and socializing. Don't miss the chance to make this home yours a true gem in a prime Flagstaff location, offering both convenience and a picturesque setting. Your sanctuary awaits.



Photos and more information here:




4890 East Indian Drive


Learn more about Smokerise Flagstaff

Highway 89A North, turn right on N Smokerise, and Turn left on Mountaineer, home is on the left at the corner of Indian and Mountaineer.  


Attractions & Recreation

  • Nearby Smokerise Park is a pocket park of .75 acres located just located about a half mile from the base of Mt. Elden. Enjoy outdoor recreation at the playground and half basketball court. 
  • Harkins Theatres Flagstaff 16
  • Arizona Snowbowl- Perfect for a local and semi-local activity. They got an awesome scenic chairlift in the fall that's breathtaking, then in the winter some good snowboarding and skiing.
  • Slide Rock State Park - Beautiful scenery all over. Water was so cold! You can walk up along the river.
  • Walnut Canyon National Monument - Located very close to Flagstaff. The Walnut Canyon National Monument is a wonderful place to see cliff dwellings up close. The history is fascinating, also the sheer numbers of cliff dwellings are astonishing both on the trail and in inaccessible places.


Nearby Schools

      • Leupp Elementary PK-5
      • Sinagua Middle School 6-8
      • Coconino High School 9-12 

Smokerise Valley Neighborhood Information 

Smokerise is a quiet family-friendly NE Flagstaff neighborhood located past the Flagstaff Mall. Most properties offer views of the peaks, craters, and wildlife during the day and the Milky Way at night. No HOA, which means homes in this are perfect for your vacation rental/ investment property plans.

Contact Kelly Broaddus at or call 888-4465602 to see this home in Smokerise or other houses for sale in Flagstaff.


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Oct. 30, 2023

3506 W Kiltie Loop Flagstaff, AZ 8600

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3506 W Kiltie Loop Flagstaff, AZ 86005

Discover this Luxury, Horse Friendly Retreat in Picturesque Westwood Estates Flagstaff

  4 Beds | 3 Baths | $1,300,000

OPEN HOUSE Saturday, November 2, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Discover the serenity of this Flagstaff home nestled in the picturesque Westwood Estates on a generous 1.88-acre parcel, offering both spaciousness and natural beauty.

This property is an equestrian haven, with plenty of room for horses on the expansive grounds. Immaculate landscaping graces the surroundings, featuring an abundance of perennials that add vibrancy to the outdoor space. Towering pines, accompanied by other mature trees, create a peaceful setting for this charming residence.

Step inside to find a roomy kitchen, ideal for gatherings and culinary delights. The family room boasts a captivating brick wood-burning fireplace, providing warmth and a cozy focal point for those cool Flagstaff nights. Conveniently located just minutes from town, this home perfectly balances rural serenity with urban accessibility. A brand-new roof and recent updates ensure a modern and well-maintained living space for its fortunate new owners. Additionally, enjoy easily accessible private and endless trails for biking, walking, jogging or horseback riding, conveniently located across the street exclusively for the owners within Westwood Estates.

As a Certified Pre-Owned home, this property offers the charm of Westwood Estates and the assurance of a meticulously inspected and certified residence.

Featuring four bedrooms and three bathrooms, this home is designed to accommodate modern family living. Experience the tranquility of Flagstaff with this certified gem in Westwood Estates. Embrace the spacious grounds, horse-friendly amenities, and the comfort of a beautifully updated home. Your retreat in the pines awaits at 3506 Kiltie Loop!



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3506 West Kiltie Loop


Learn more about Flagstaff

I-40, South on Flagstaff Ranch Rd, West on Kiltie Lane, Kiltie Lane turns into Kiltie Loop, house on right.


Dining Nearby

Nearby restaurants include Criollo Latin Kitchen offers great food with all fresh locally grown ingredients from area farms. Agave Mexican Restaurant is located on Historic Route 66 just east of downtown Flagstaff. Another quick stop is at Coppa Cafe and Bistro.

Attractions & Recreation

  • Arizona Snowbowl- Perfect for a local and semi-local activity. They got an awesome scenic chairlift in the fall that's breathtaking, then in the winter some good snowboarding and skiing.
  • Slide Rock State Park - Beautiful scenery all over. Water was so cold! You can walk up along the river.
  • Walnut Canyon National Monument - Located very close to Flagstaff. The Walnut Canyon National Monument is a wonderful place to see cliff dwellings up close. The history is fascinating, also the sheer numbers of cliff dwellings are astonishing both on the trail and in inaccessible places.


Nearby Schools

      • Manuel De Miguel Elementary PK-5
      • Mount Elden Middle School 6-8
      • Flagstaff High School 9-12 

Westwood Estates Neighborhood Information 

Westwood is located on the West side of Flagstaff and was developed in 1990’s. It is a small community abutting the forest and is easily accessible from Flagstaff Ranch Road. Check out the Westwood Estates neighborhood page for more information.

Contact Kelly Broaddus at or call 888-4465602 to see this exceptional home in Westwood or other houses for sale in Flagstaff.


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Oct. 27, 2023

Your Common Estate Planning Questions Answered

Going over a few common questions surrounding estate planning.

Estate planning is critical to securing your financial future and ensuring your loved ones are well taken care of. We've had the pleasure of speaking with Ashley Debord, a skilled attorney from the Flagstaff Law Group, who shared invaluable insights into the world of estate planning. Here, we've distilled her wisdom and expertise, covering key topics that will help you better understand estate planning.

Feel free to watch the full message above, or use these timestamps that will direct you to various points in the video.

0:00 — Introducing today’s topic

0:50 — Pour-over wills

2:36 — Picking a trustee

3:30 — Can an estate plan be a business expense?

5:25 — Selling a business

6:40 — Children with special needs

8:50 — Wrapping up

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to us by phone or email.

Posted in Homeowner Tips
Oct. 23, 2023

Flagstaff AZ Real Estate Market Update- September 2023

Flagstaff AZ Real Estate Market Data Provided by The Broaddus Properties Group Brokered by eXp / by Joselyn Uy

September 2023 Flagstaff Market Report


Flagstaff ​Inventory Grows Sixth Months in a Row, Home Price Stable

The Flagstaff fall market opened with a significant 14.1% increase in inventory this September, however, new listings dipped 21% from August. These trends are expected for the season, and while the higher inventory is beneficial to buyers entering the market, higher interest rates continue to deter some. Here's the most recent update. 



US Existing-Home Sales Fell 2.0% in September while Greater Flagstaff's housing sales rose 6.2% from the previous month according to data released by the Northern Arizona MLS. One hundred and thirty-eight homes were sold in September, representing a 28.9% decline from the prior year. 


September 2023 Flagstaff Home Sales by Type


"As has been the case throughout this year, limited inventory and low housing affordability continue to hamper home sales. The Federal Reserve simply cannot keep raising interest rates in light of softening inflation and weakening job gains, " said National Association of Realtors Chief Economist Lawrence Yun.


Flagstaff Home Sales 3rd quarter 2023


Last month, the Broaddus Properties Group listed and sold: ten Flagstaff homes valued at over $11.2 million. We represented the sellers for Flagstaff's highest priced single family and townhouse sold in September. Congrats to our home sellers!!! 



Flagstaff Median Home Price & DOM Sept 2023

"The median list-to-sales ratio for this area is 98.8%." List to Sales Ratio is the percentage of the list price that the buyer paid for the property. 

Flagstaff sold median home price climbed 3% vs August this year. If we compare it to the same month last year, it jumped 25.2% from $625,000. The median sale price measures the ‘middle’ price of homes that sold, meaning that half of the homes sold for a higher price and half sold for less . . . For example, if more lower-priced homes have sold recently, the median sale price would decline (because the “middle” home is now a lower-priced home), even if the value of each individual home is rising.

Homes remained on the market for a median of 59 days, which means homes sold 12 days faster vs the prior year, but slower than the 53 days we saw in August.



SEPTEMBER 2023 Flagstaff Market Watch Summary

2023 Flagstaff Real Estate Market Watch Total Home Sales - 138 homes, down 28.9vs Sept 22.

Median Sales Price - $782,750 up 25.2% vs Sept 22

Mortgage rates - The weekly average for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage rate is 8.01% as of October 23, up from 7.75 percent last week. That’s the highest level since August 2000, according to Bankrate data.  

Longest days on market (SF): 441 days, this is a 5-bedroom million-dollar Flagstaff home situated on over an acre overlooking the 5th hole of Flagstaff Ranch.

CDOM The acronym CDOM (Cumulative Days on Market) is used by the Flagstaff MLS to describe how many days a property has been available for sale. A property must be off the MLS for at least 90 days for the CDOM to restart, even if a different agent lists it. We report the average days on the market for properties sold based on CDOM.

The number of days a home sits on the market can tell us a lot about pricing. A high CDOM is commonly a strong indicator that the home is overpriced. 



The luxury benchmark price for Flagstaff single-family homes is $975,000, set by The Institute for Luxury Home Marketing.  LUXURY BENCHMARK PRICE is the price point that marks the transition from traditional homes to luxury homes.

Flagstaff Luxury Market Report October 2023

  • The Flagstaff single-family luxury market is a Seller's Market with a 24% Sales Ratio.
  • Homes sold for a median of 96.15% of list price in September 2023.
  • The most active price band is $3,200,000-$3,499,999, where the sales ratio is 300%.
  • The median luxury sales price for single-family homes is $1,750,000.
  • The median days on market for September 2023 was 67 days, up from 81 in September 2022.




  • The highest-priced single-family Flagstaff home that sold in September 2023 is a $3,950,000 luxurious brand new four-bedroom luxury home in Pine Canyon nestled on a premium cul-de-sac lot with a protected treed view.
  • The highest-priced Flagstaff townhome sale was a $725,000 three-bedroom in the highly sought-after Southside/Brannen area and is just a short walk away from Northern Arizona University (NAU).
  • The highest-priced Flagstaff condominium sale was a $458,000 two-bedroom new build, stand-alone condo in Woodshire on Butler


Lowest Priced Flagstaff Single-Family Home in Sept 2023

Photo courtesy of List With Freedom

  • The lowest-priced single-family Flagstaff home that sold in September was a $255,000 one-bedroom cabin on 1.02 acres in Hart Prairie. This getaway is less than a mile walk to Snowbowl 
  • The lowest-priced Flagstaff townhome sale last month was $319,000 two-bedroom in Christmas Tree Estates neighborhood. It comes with additional loft area and a private fenced in yard.
  • The lowest-priced condominium sold was a $270,000 one-bedroom move-in ready lower-level condo in the highly desirable Arbors community, minutes from downtown and NAU.

Flagstaff Home Buyer Advice

Home prices are going up once more, but this time at a more normal pace. 

One reason why home prices are going back up is because there still aren't enough homes for sale for all the people who want to buy them. Even though higher mortgage rates cause buyer demand to moderate, they also cause the supply of available homes to go down. That’s because of the mortgage rate lock-in effect. When rates rise, some homeowners are reluctant to sell and lose their current low mortgage rate just to take on a higher one for their next home.

If you've been putting off buying a home because you were scared the value might fall, hearing that home prices have risen should make you feel better. Buying a home gives you a chance to own something that usually becomes more valuable over time. Ready to buy? We can connect you to our trusted lender professionals. Call us at 888.446.5602 or email

If you’d like to look at what’s available on the market today, you can view the homes that are available in the Northern Arizona MLS right now:

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Flagstaff Home Seller Advice 

If you've been putting off selling your home because you're concerned about how shifting home prices will affect its worth, it might be a good idea to work with a real estate agent and list your home. You don't have to wait any longer because recent data shows that housing prices have shifted in your favor.

If you’re curious about what your home is worth in today’s market, click the image below then enter your address to instantly calculate your home’s value in today’s market based on recent Flagstaff home sales


What is the value of your Flagstaff Home?


Home Selling Tips Our blog for Northern Arizona home sellers has tons of tips to help sell your home faster and add thousands of dollars to your bottom line. Check it out

We at the Broaddus Properties Group with eXp Realty know that the only result that ultimately matters is that your home gets sold — and sold for the right amount. Satisfied clients say it all. Check out our 5 Star Reviews. 

If you’ve been waiting to make a move, I can help you decide if now is the right time. If you have any questions about buying or selling in Flagstaff, or want to get the process started, give me a call or send an email. I look forward to hearing from you! Don’t hesitate to call us at 888.446.5602 or email 



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Oct. 16, 2023

October 2023 Flagstaff Luxury Real Estate Market Report



The report is a guide to the luxury real estate market in North America and Flagstaff.  It provides an overall analysis with trends and highlights comparative data on the top-residential markets throughout Canada and the United States. 


  • This month’s report displays the market statistics for North America AND Flagstaff month over month as well as the 13-month trend.
  • We review the status of September’s market as this month is usually a good barometer of the direction of the market for the next few months.
  • Initial review shows a slower market, but while the key indicators would suggest we are moving towards a buyer’s market, the statistical data still holds that we are in a seller’s market.
  • So, why does the current market not feel favorable to either buyers or sellers, in reality?
  • We investigate why this market is acting differently from traditional norms, what are the influences both within the market and from outside forces.
  • We review which properties are thought to be better investment returns or in greater demand by affluent purchasers.
  • And why, over the long term, real estate offers one of the most consistent ways to see a good return. 


It is important to understand that the art of selling and buying should always include an analytical approach to truly appreciate the realities, rather than just listening to the market rhetoric.



For homeowners looking to sell or buy their luxury home in today’s market we recommend working with a realtor who can provide you with critical knowledge about your local market, maintain a high level of security during the transaction and knows how to leverage technology to provide maximum exposure and assistance.

What is the value of your Flagstaff Home?



It is my responsibility as your REALTOR to ensure that when others around you are lowering their expectations, that this becomes the time for us to switch gears and discover how to leverage the Flagstaff luxury market effectively to achieve your goals. Contact us at or call 888.446.5602.


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Oct. 13, 2023

Income Properties Are Trending, But Is Landlord Life for You?


Income Properties Are Trending, But Is Landlord Life for You


If the thought of investing your money into brick and mortar—or perhaps some stylishly-painted siding—excites you, join the club.


Investing in real estate has long been one of Americans' favorite ways to grow their wealth. In fact, over 70% of single-family rental properties are currently owned by individual investors rather than corporations, according to Census data.1


Moreover, a decade's worth of Bankrate surveys has found that Americans often prefer real estate for long-term wealth building over other investments. According to Bankrate's latest survey, for example, Americans have historically embraced real estate, in part, because of the strong return on investment it can offer—especially to investors willing to stick with a property over time.2 It’s also a popular way to hedge against inflation since both rental income and property values tend to rise in tandem with overall prices.3


Now, as higher interest rates continue to push priced-out homebuyers to the sidelines, a new crop of “mom and pop” investors are eyeing the mushrooming rental market as a potential goldmine.4 Interest in buying a home to both live in and rent is also on the rise, especially amongst cash-strapped buyers looking to supplement their mortgage payments.5


But how do you know if you’re well-suited to take advantage of these real estate investment opportunities?

Here are three signs that owning a rental property in Northern AZ could be right for you.





If you're looking for a creative way to buy a home without overspending, “house hacking” could be the answer. Increasingly popular with first-time homebuyers and budget-conscious investors, house hacking simply means buying a home that you intend to live in while renting out a portion of it to one or more tenants.5


House hacking also tends to be easier to break into than traditional real estate investing since you don't need as high a credit score or as large a down payment to qualify for a mortgage. In fact, some government-backed mortgage programs will let you buy a primary residence with little to no money down.6 Buying a home you don't plan to live in, by contrast, may require you to put down as much as 15% to 25% to qualify for a loan.7 


If you house hack, the money you collect for rent each month can help cover your mortgage and other homeownership expenses. Depending on your setup, you may also be able to save on utility bills by splitting them with your tenant or tacking a portion onto their monthly rent. Another major advantage of house hacking is that it entitles you to certain tax benefits and deductions available only to landlords.8


When it's time to start your search, we can help you find a property that's ideal for house hacking, such as a house with a walkout basement, a multifamily unit, or a home with enough outdoor space to build an accessory dwelling unit or garage apartment.





If you’re not crazy about the idea of a live-in tenant but still desire an additional stream of income, a dedicated long-term rental property could be a better option for you. Besides the monthly proceeds, purchasing a rental home can also add diversity and long-term stability to your investment portfolio and help you build wealth over time.9


According to data from the Federal Reserve, real estate owners have historically prospered. In early 2020, for example, the median home was worth almost triple what it was 30 years prior. Then, during the pandemic-era real estate boom, average home prices grew at an especially frenzied clip, climbing by nearly 50%, on average, in just two and a half years.10


However, the rate of appreciation can be hard to predict, so it’s prudent to invest in a property that also offers positive cash flow, which means the rent you take in exceeds your expenses. This strategy helps to ensure that you’ll put money in your pocket each month, even if the property’s value takes time to grow.


While today’s higher mortgage rates can make it more challenging for landlords to turn a profit, investment opportunities aren’t reserved for cash buyers. In fact, currently, almost 60% of real estate investors take out a loan to finance their purchase, according to Thomas Malone, an economist at the real estate data firm CoreLogic.He also notes that more small investors are stepping in to meet demand for rental housing, which has grown since many would-be buyers remain priced out of the purchase market.4


If you want to explore opportunities for a residential rental property that's good for your wallet and attractive to renters, we can help. Reach out with questions or to schedule a free consultation.





Another increasingly popular way to draw income from an investment property is to convert it to a short-term vacation rental. But beware: This strategy can be riskier as some municipalities have tightened rental restrictions and others are suffering from market oversaturation.11,12


With that said, if you're an experienced investor who can afford to take on some uncertainty, then investing in a short-term rental could make sense for you.


If you find the right property, for example, you could earn significantly more renting it short-term on a platform like Airbnb than if you rented the home to a long-term tenant.11


The key is to keep it occupied as much as possible at a premium nightly rate. To do that, you’ll need some marketing savvy, hospitality skills, and business acumen. Of course, you can always hire a professional property manager, but you’ll need to factor the cost into your budget.


The vacation rental market enjoyed a boom during the pandemic, and some inexperienced investors are finding they bit off more than they can chew. As a result, there's an opportunity to snap up some of these properties, but you'll need some cash on hand and a willingness to learn the business.12


We can help you scout opportunities in our local Norther Arizona market or, if you’re interested in investing in another area, we can refer you to an agent there for assistance.





Investing in real estate can be a great way to build your wealth long-term and earn some extra income. But to make the most of your investment, it pays to be strategic.


Call us at 888.446.5602 or email  for a consultation so we can discuss your goals and budget. We'll help you discover neighborhoods with the best income potential, point out the homes most suited to renting, and help you brainstorm the best investment strategy for you. 




Before you take the plunge, make sure you can answer “YES”
to these three questions:



  1. Are you ready to be a landlord?


Owning a rental property can take a lot of time and energy. You're not just buying passive income, you're also building sweat equity since the time you spend maintaining, marketing, and managing your rental can add up quickly. So be prepared to do some soul-searching to ensure you’ll not only flourish as a landlord, but actually enjoy it.


If you want to invest in real estate but aren’t prepared to put in the day-to-day effort required, we can refer you to a property management service for help.


  1. Can you afford to invest in real estate?


The last thing you want is to get over-extended with your new real estate venture. Besides the cost of purchasing the property, you’ll need to consider additional expenses, like property taxes, insurance, administrative costs, and maintenance and repairs. You will also need a cash reserve for unexpected issues or potential vacancies.


We can help you run the numbers to determine whether you can charge enough rent to offset your expenditures.


  1. Have you found the right income property?

Even if you’ve got your finances in order and are emotionally ready to invest, your success as a landlord will also depend on the property you buy. The criteria for a good rental home and a good family home are often different, so it’s important to lean on professionals for advice.


We can help you find an ideal rental property, taking into account your budget, risk appetite, and investment goals. If you decide to invest in a different area, we'll connect you with an agent who's more plugged into that community. Reach out today to schedule a free consultation.




The above references an opinion and is for informational purposes only.  It is not intended to be financial, legal, or tax advice. Consult the appropriate professionals for advice regarding your individual needs.




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Posted in Home BuyingTips
Oct. 11, 2023

Secure Your Family's Future with Estate Planning

Discover these essential insights from an estate planning expert.

Welcome to our estate planning series, where we dive into important questions with Ashley Debord from the Flagstaff Law Group. In this installment, Ashley provides valuable insights into estate planning, discussing the necessity of having a plan, selecting guardians for your children, and the role of trusts in safeguarding assets.

Why You Need an Estate Plan:

Ensuring a Lifeline During Difficult Times

In the first part of our discussion, Ashley emphasizes the importance of having an estate plan, even if you don't consider your estate large. She highlights that an estate plan serves as a lifeline for loved ones during emotional and challenging times, such as incapacity or after your passing. It provides guidance and ensures a smoother process during family crises.


"Estate planning is not just for the wealthy; it's about providing security and clarity for your loved ones in uncertain times."

Choosing Guardians for Your Children:

Balancing Confidence and Contingency

The conversation then shifts to a delicate but essential question: how to protect your children and ensure they go to the right guardians. Ashley acknowledges that parents take great care in selecting guardians but notes that family dynamics can lead to challenges. She recommends documenting the exclusion of potential guardians if there's a risk of disputes, ensuring clarity and reasons for exclusion.

Safeguarding Your Child's Inheritance:

Trusts as a Solution

In the final part of the discussion, the focus turns to safeguarding a child's inheritance, especially if it involves substantial assets. Ashley explains that for minor children, a trust-based plan is advisable. This approach allows parents to specify who manages the assets, avoiding the need for a court process. It ensures that the right person oversees the funds until the child reaches an appropriate age, typically older than 18.

For more in-depth insights into estate planning and to book a free 15-minute consultation with Ashley Debord, visit her website. Estate planning is not just for the wealthy; it's about providing security and clarity for your loved ones in uncertain times.

Remember, if you have any questions about real estate, please feel free to contact me by phone or email. I would be happy to serve as your resource for all of your real estate needs.

Posted in Homeowner Tips
Oct. 6, 2023

9455 W Antoinette Way, Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Kelly Broaddus |  eXp Realty | 888.446.5602 | Contact Kelly

9455 W Antoinette Way, Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Northern AZ Entertainment Destination Where Luxury Meets Leisure on 3 Acres
8 Beds | 4 Bath | $6,200,000

OPEN HOUSE Saturday, October 21, 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm


This exceptional entertainment destination boasts 8 bedrooms and 4.5 baths, offering a haven of indulgence and year-round fun. With a sprawling 6,858 sq ft of living space, this residence is the epitome of the luxury entertainment Shangri-La.



Nestled on 3 acres of pristine land, this property is an outdoor enthusiast's dream. Engage in friendly competition with two horseshoe pits, axe-throwing pits, a rock-climbing wall, pickleball, and basketball courts. Feel the sand between your toes on the beach sand volleyball court, and unwind by not one, but two exterior natural gas fire pits, and an outdoor kitchen. An expansive outdoor fire pit seating area beckons for cozy gatherings under the stars.



Discover the beauty of the outdoors with meandering walking paths around the property, a serene fully stocked fishing pond, and the soothing sounds of multiple waterfalls. Custom metal LED lighting with glass rock illuminates the landscape, creating a magical ambiance. Marvel at the gabian glass walls that add a touch of modern elegance to the surroundings.


Indulge in serene views of Snowbowl and the San Francisco Peaks, creating a picturesque backdrop to your daily life. Observe the wonders of nature as elk, deer, bald eagles, foxes, and more grace your property with their presence.



Keep up with your fitness routine in the dedicated weight room and rejuvenate in the sauna for the perfect post-workout relaxation. The property features multiple Trex decks, providing perfect vantage points to take in breathtaking views and enjoy the serene environment. Relax in the brand-new hot tub, adding a touch of luxury to your outdoor retreat.



With two kitchens, this home is designed for entertaining on a grand scale. The interior spans 8 bedrooms, each uniquely designed for comfort and style. This getaway offers ample space for both intimate gatherings and large celebrations. Enjoy the convenience of year-round fun with easy access to Snowbowl for winter adventures and hiking trails for summer excursions.



This is not just a home; it's an oasis of entertainment and relaxation, where every day feels like a vacation. Experience the best of Flagstaff living in this extraordinary property that seamlessly blends luxury, recreation, and natural beauty. Your year-round paradise awaits.




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9455 West Antoinette Way


Learn more about Fort Valley

North on 180, Left on Bader Rd, Right on Suzette Ln, Left on Chambers Dr, Right on Antionette, house is on the left.


Attractions & Recreation

    • Ski and snowboard at the Arizona Snowbowl to your heart's content. Discover terrain parks, close to Thorpe park, great place for the whole family including the furry ones. There are plenty of activities for the kids, playground area, picnic tables, lots of grass areas, sports fields, a dog park, adequate parking.  
    • If you love running and biking or biking visit Buffalo Park which is about 5 miles from the property. This is also a dog-friendly park and they have an awesome trail.
    • The Museum of Northern Arizona provides a superb experience in anthropology, archeology and they have a lot of information about the local tribes around this part of Arizona. 

Dining Nearby

Want to try a very solid wood fire oven pizza in Flagstaff? Pizzicletta offers the best.  You can also enjoy a wonderful outdoor seating in summer plus good food at Nomads Global Lounge. There are many great flavors and menu including dining at Josephine's Restaurant & MartAnne’s Cafe. 


Some of the best schools in Flagstaff are located near this community.

  • Charles W Sechrist Elementary School (K-5)
  • Eva Marshall Elementary School (K-6)
  • Manuel Demiguel Elementary School (K-6)



Fort Valley Area Neighborhood Information 

Fort Valley is a historic suburb of Flagstaff located near Mount Humphries, where the Arizona Snowbowl ski resort is located. An estimated 962 people call it home.

It contains the old Baderville homes, usually located on one acre of land; newer homes farther off the highway, which are usually on larger acreages; and the Wing Mountain Ranch subdivision, which has higher-end homes and, unlike most of the homes in Fort Valley, is governed by a homeowner's association. 

Contact Kelly Broaddus at or call 888-4465602 to see this home in the Fort Valley Area or other houses for sale in Flagstaff.


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Sept. 29, 2023

Mastering Estate Planning: Insights from the Experts

Estate planning is a process that involves more than just having a will.

Estate planning is often overlooked or misunderstood, yet it plays a crucial role in ensuring your assets are handled as you wish when you're no longer here. In this series, we sit down with Ashley from the Flagstaff Law Group to address pressing questions related to estate planning. Ashley is offering a free 15-minute consultation on her website, making it easier than ever to get started with your estate planning journey.

Have you ever wondered what happens when you stumble upon a will that was created by someone who passed away many years ago? Ashley explains that the outcome depends on various factors. If the will is outdated or the assets have significantly changed, it might not align with the current situation. In such cases, the distribution of assets may not follow the will's directives.


"The well-being of your loved ones depends on your estate planning."

Moreover, it's a common misconception that having just a will is sufficient to avoid probate court. While a will is essential for outlining your wishes, it doesn't bypass the probate process entirely. Instead, it serves as a guide for the court to determine who's in charge and how assets should be distributed. To ensure a smoother transition of assets, comprehensive estate planning is essential.

When it comes to real estate, there are various ways to hold title. Ashley highlights some of the most common methods:

1. Joint tenancy or community property with right of survivorship.
These options allow the property to pass to the surviving joint owner automatically upon the death of one owner, avoiding probate. However, they may not be the most protective if one owner becomes incapacitated, and they won't help if both owners pass away simultaneously.


2. Tenancy in common. This approach offers more flexibility but doesn't provide the automatic transfer benefits of joint tenancy or community property.


3. Revocable living trust. Placing real estate in a trust can help avoid probate and streamline the transfer of assets. It can also provide protection in the event of incapacity.


4. Using an LLC or other business entity. Some individuals choose to hold real estate in an LLC or another business entity for liability protection and management purposes.

Ashley advises against simply adding an adult child as a joint owner to bypass probate, as this may impact the child's capital gains tax liability. It's crucial to consider the potential consequences before making such decisions.

To learn more and get started on your estate planning journey, don't hesitate to reach out to Ashley at Flagstaff Law Group for a free 15-minute consultation. If you have any other questions, you can reach us at (928) 606-6749. We're here to assist you on your estate planning and real estate journey.

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