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Terrravita: Real Estate at Its Best in Scottsdale Arizona

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Terravita was Voted Best Master Planned Community AND  Best Private Golf Club by Ranking Arizona

Terravita is one of Scottsdale, Arizona’s premier real estate developments. Terravita was created by real estate developer Del Webb beginning in late 1993 and was their first non-age restricted community. I, Scott Gaertner, was the number one real estate broker for new home sales, selling more Terravita homes than anyone, $66 million in sales. No one knows Terravita real estate better than I do and I am ready to help you buy or sell. If that sounds like bragging, remember I am applying for a job as your Realtor!

The Terravita gated planned community consists of 823 acres with a wide range of home and lot sizes complimented by excellent amenities including an 18 hole championship golf course, clubhouse facilities with dining, a swim and tennis center, a health and fitness center and a community wide 6 mile long system of jogging and walking trails.

Terravita golf and the Terravita Golf & Country Club are of great interest to many buyers. The golf course at Terravita was created by PGA Hall of Fame member Billy Casper and designer Greg Nash, whose name is synonymous with beautiful, playable golf courses that provide fun, fair challenges to players of all abilities while blending seamlessly with their natural surroundings. The Terravita golf course is an excellent example of Greg’s design skills. Terravita Country Club amenities include a pro shop, a large driving range, and three separate areas to practice chipping and putting.

Real estate in the Terravita community includes a wide range of homes with great floor plans suitable for everyone from larger families to couples looking for a part time or retirement residence. You can see all of the Terravita home floor plans here.

One of the features of Terravita real estate compared to some other developments in the Scottsdale, Arizona area is the overall development design which maximizes the natural beauty of the high Sonoran desert while minimizing things man made. Terravita real estate meets or exceeds the Scottsdale, Arizona Environmentally Sensitive Land Ordinance.  Whenever I am asked what Terravita’s very best feature is, my answer is always the folks who live here. They are an extremely health conscious, fun group of unpretentious folks, who enjoy an incredibly active lifestyle with like minded friends and neighbors.

 I would appreciate an opportunity to introduce you to Terravita. Please contact Scott Gaertner today.

For more information about Scott’s real estate success read this January 2005 press release.

October 1, 2014 Terravita Market Update

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Change Is in the Air

October 1st always means change to me. The monsoon season is officially over, mornings are finally cooler (I actually had to wear a sweatshirt on my bike this morning!), the golf courses change from summer to winter grass, and the Terravita selling season begins again! All good things.

I sense some changes are coming in the real estate markets too. In the largest picture, the latest Existing-Home Sales Report from the National Association of Realtors revealed that sales decreased 1.8% in August. Some feel that is a pretty big deal. Me… not so much.

On the more local level, the greater Phoenix market is still showing the drop in demand that began last August. The unusual part is that there has been no resulting large increase in inventory. In fact, there were fewer listings added in August than in any August since 2001.

And I believe change is coming to the Terravita real estate market also. So next month I will host an event to discuss these changes with anyone interested.  For now though, year to date the Terravita closings are down one third from last year (81 in 2013 versus 55 in 2014) but prices are still holding their own. Inventory is still quite low but will certainly pick up as we move further into the season.

Change is usually good, but sometimes we need to react to these changes in advance.

Here are the August 2014 Terravita Real Estate Market’s statistics:

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