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Monthly Archives: October 2018

    Shopping Small Is A Big Deal

    By Scott Gaertner | October 29, 2018

    Scottsdale North Small Business Saturday   It’s the annual holiday shopping tradition that gets communities everywhere out in support of their favorite small businesses. This year, Small Business Saturday falls on November 24 and it is a great day to get to know and support your local Scottsdale North businesses. Small Business Saturday is the... Read More

    Tips For Snowbird’s Coming Back to Roost

    By Scott Gaertner | October 24, 2018

    The Scottsdale North Snowbird habitat provides a lifestyle sanctuary for many of our out of state and out of country clients. Large numbers of them will be returning to their winter nests over the coming months in an effort to make their transition as painless as possible here are some tips: Water is a big... Read More

    Why Scottsdale Norther’s Should buy local

    By Scott Gaertner | October 24, 2018

    There was a time not so long ago when Scottsdale North was considered the middle of nowhere. Scottsdale road was two lanes all the way, and there was very little shopping or anything else beyond cactus and coyotes. In the early days selling Terravita the two most common objections we heard from folks were, “Its... Read More

    Scottsdale North Music Lovers Best Kept Secret

    By Scott Gaertner | October 24, 2018

    Arizona Music Fest Are you a music lover and find that you have to drive way too far to get your fix of amazing music? Well discover Scottsdale North’s best kept secret the Arizona Musicfest, and suffer no more! The 28th annual Arizona Musicfest festival season brings a diverse lineup of exceptional artists right to... Read More

    Desert Mountain is Updating its first Golf Course

    By Scott Gaertner | October 24, 2018

    Renegade Renovation     It seems like it was just a few years ago when I was one of the fortunate few to walk with Jack Nicklaus as he played the Renegade golf course for the first time back in 1987. But now 32 years later the course I’ve always felt to be the best... Read More

    Phoenix Records Wettest October Ever as Surprising Storm Soaks the Valley

    By Scott Gaertner | October 15, 2018

    UPDATED 8:20 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 14 — On Friday, the National Weather Service predicted a few tenths of an inch of rain for the Phoenix Metro Area over the weekend. By 6:52 p.m. Saturday, Sky Harbor Airport had recorded 2.19 inches, adding to Rosa’s rains earlier in the month to make this October the wettest ever... Read More


    By Scott Gaertner | October 1, 2018

      The question above is easily the most common question I am asked, so it makes sense to speak to it here in our first edition.   One of the contributing factors for all the bubble talk is that lately there has been some reporting that our real estate market is back to the home... Read More