SOURCE: Walt Danley Realty

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March 03, 2014 12:52 ET

Walt Danley Ranks as the 2013 Top Selling Real Estate Agent in Arizona by Volume

In 2013 Luxury Real Estate Agent Walt Danley Sold Over $167 Million in Real Estate and Sold Phoenix-area's Most Expensive Home for $9.2 Million

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - March 03, 2014) - 2013 was a notable year for Walt Danley, president of Walt Danley Realty, as he both ranked as the top selling real estate agent in Arizona in sales volume and sold the most expensive home in metro-Phoenix for $9.2 million, according to data compiled from all sales that closed through Arizona Regional Multiple Listings Service (ARMLS) in 2013.

According to the ARMLS data, Danley sold more than $160.3 million in residential real estate last year, including a $9.2 million palatial estate that was the most expensive Phoenix area home sale recorded. Notably, Danley also sold an additional $6.7 million that was not recorded through the MLS for a total sales volume in 2013 of more than $167 million in residential real estate.

"Walt, together with his outstanding organization, is not only the premier broker for the desirable enclaves of Scottsdale and Paradise Valley, but he is recognized by his peers both regionally and nationally for his accomplishments," said Zachary Wright, Senior Vice President, Western Region, for Christie's International Real Estate. "We're extremely proud to have Walt and the Walt Danley Realty brand as part of our own and we were honored to have Walt host the recent 2014 Christie's International Real Estate Global Top Agents Conference in Scottsdale."

Walt Danley Realty is the exclusive Arizona affiliate of Christie's International Real Estate. Danley has sold over $2.5 billion of luxury homes since 1977 and consistently places among the top one percent of real estate agents in the U.S. He ranked as the No. 1 selling real estate agent in Arizona by The Wall Street Journal last year.

"I'm honored to represent my community's finest homes," said Danley. "And I feel fortunate that I get to do what I love every day with a team of the top real estate professionals I respect."

The $9.2 million luxury home Danley sold last year, which was recorded as the most expensive Phoenix area home sale in 2013, is a 12,751 square-foot estate located in Paradise Valley. Master artisans spent two years building the hand-crafted home that features wood beamed and planked ceilings, hardwood and stone flooring, elliptical arches, hand-carved stone columns and moldings. The residence includes two master suites, a children's wing with a study room and theater, a wine room, a dining room that can accommodate 30 guests, a guest house, a study with a fireplace and numerous courtyards and patios with spectacular views of Camelback Mountain.

Walt Danley Realty represents luxury homebuyers and sellers in the Northeast Valley of Phoenix including Scottsdale, Paradise Valley, Fountain Hills, Rio Verde, Arcadia, Biltmore, Cave Creek and Carefree. Walt Danley Realty is located at 6720 N. Scottsdale Rd., #140, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253. For more information, call (480) 991-2050 or visit

About Walt Danley Realty

Walt Danley Realty is one of the nation's most prestigious and successful luxury real estate firms, specializing in Arizona's most affluent neighborhoods. Arizona's exclusive affiliate of Christie's International Real Estate, Walt Danley Realty is assembled of a growing team of talented real estate specialists with a combined sales volume of more than $2.5 billion, consistently landing a place on The Wall Street Journal's list in the categories of top-producing agents and teams. President Walt Danley has earned some of the industry's highest accolades, including being named one of the "35 Most Influential People in Luxury Real Estate" by Unique Homes Magazine. Combining profound market knowledge, expertise and the largest inventory of million-dollar estates within Arizona, Walt Danley Realty has earned a reputation as the premier luxury real estate firm in Arizona.

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