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    A Return to Balance: Market Uncertainty is

    By Scott Gaertner | August 8, 2022

    A Return to Balance: Market Uncertainty is Temporary By Scott Gaertner, Associate Broker My June article described how the Scottsdale North real estate market was changing. I wrote that piece on May 15, so that it could be in newsstands and your mailbox by June 1. While I sensed that the changes were going to... Read More

    Scottsdale North to Have its First Park

    By Scott Gaertner | December 3, 2022

    People often say that some of the best things about Scottsdale North are the lush cactus, trees, and greenery, the views of the mountains, and the starry night skies. Over half of the park’s land will be left alone to preserve its natural beauty, and the plants will be taken care of in the parts that will be changed. Important plants will be carefully moved to a place where there is less plant life. The views of the boulder-strewn mountains won’t be blocked by tall structures. Read More

    Keep Local Dollars Local

    By Scott Gaertner | November 10, 2022

    1. Big Thing – 🔦Keep Local Dollars Local Welcome to the Connecting Scottsdale North Buy Local Gift Card. A community eGift Card program that allows one gift card to work at all participating businesses in Scottsdale North. We know small businesses are at the heart of this great community, and this gift card program is... Read More

    Scottsdale North Property Taxes Dropped

    By Scott Gaertner | November 3, 2022

    hardest hit in the country. And they aren’t just robbing Peter to pay Paul in this case. As part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the federal government gave $435 million to the state to help pay for it. Read More

    Homeowners Keep Getting Unsolicited Offers on Their Homes

    By Scott Gaertner | September 2, 2022

    Targeted: Why Homeowners Keep Getting Unsolicited Offers on Their Homes By Scott Gaertner, Associate Broker Why homeowners keep receiving offers on their houses while they aren’t even on the market is one of the most frequent questions I get. When someone asks, they’re usually pretty upset. This is especially irksome when the offers are persistent... Read More

    The Real Estate Market Is Changing

    By Scott Gaertner | June 2, 2022

    The Real Estate Market Is Changing By Scott Gaertner, Associate Broker Many of you have asked me to let you know when we see a change in the market. Please allow this article to serve as your official notice: THE MARKET IS CHANGING. And the shift is happening quickly. From last October until this March,... Read More

    A Huge Opportunity for Homes With Warts

    By Scott Gaertner | May 3, 2022

    A Huge Opportunity for Homes With Warts By Scott Gaertner, Associate Broker In my over 30-year real estate career I have never seen such a great opportunity to cash in a home with a wart. If you have one you should really consider selling now. We should begin by defining what a home with a... Read More

    Does Your Real Estate Agent Really Have Your Best Interest In Mind?

    By Scott Gaertner | April 1, 2022

    Does Your Real Estate Agent Really Have Your Best Interest In Mind? By Scott Gaertner, Associate Broker Recently I noticed that there was a new movie on Netflix based on one of my favorite books and I decided to watch it. If you haven’t read “Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything,”... Read More

    Want Top Dollar for Your House? Now is the Time To List It.

    By Scott Gaertner | March 3, 2022

    Want Top Dollar for Your House? Now is the Time To List It. By Scott Gaertner, Associate Broker When you’re selling any item, you usually want to sell it for the greatest profit possible. That happens when there’s a strong demand and a limited supply for that item. In the real estate market, that time... Read More

    Scottsdale North 2021 Year-End Market Update

    By Scott Gaertner | February 3, 2022

    Scottsdale North 2021 Year-End Market Update By Scott Gaertner, Associate Broker I am happy to share that this is the best Scottsdale year-end market update ever. Even better than the fake money days back in 2005, where if you could prove you had a pulse, you could get a loan and buy a house. This... Read More