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North Scottsdale Realtor
North Scottsdale Realtor, Associate Broker – Mike Bodeen – HomeSmart
Mike Bodeen Associate Broker, Realtor Mike@NorthScottsdale.com (602) 689 – 3100
For almost 40 years Mike has been practicing Real Estate, over 20 of which have right here in North Scottsdale. His greatest strengths are in his ability to counsel his clients, seasoned negotiating ability, and his extensive knowledge of the North Scottsdale Communities, from both a Real Estate market and lifestyle standpoint. Mike is simply the best choice for your North Scottsdale Realtor. To see Mike’s marketing plan and what he can do to get your home sold, go to our sister site at www.bodeenteam.com/the-bodeen-team/
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February 2014 Recipient of HomeSmart Top Producing “Diamond” Award
February 2013 Recipient of HomeSmart Top Producing “Diamond” Award
December 2010 to Present Associate Broker: HomeSmart International, Arizona. Residential Sales
July 2007 to June 2010 Accredited Continuing Education Instructor for the State of Arizona
October 2005 to December 2010 Executive Launch Instructor/AdvisorandNew Agent Trainer.
January 1997 to December 2010 Associate Broker: Realty Executives North Scottsdale, Arizona. Residential Sales.
December 2003 – January 2006 Office Representative. Liaison between agents and Management. 60-65 Agents.
December 1994 to January 1997 Designated Broker: Desert Spring Realty, North Scottsdale. Residential Sales.
September 1991 to December 1994 Broker Associate: The Prudential California Realty, Truckee, California. Manager.
November 1984 to August 1991 Broker: Truckee Tahoe Realty, Truckee California. Residential Sales
July 1976 to November 1984 Realtor Associate: Donner Sierra Realty
2013 Selected to HomeSmart Elite Status
2010 SRES Designation (Senior Real Estate Specialist)
2010 SFR (Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource) Certification
1987-1991 Real Estate Columnist Sierra Sun (Weekly)
1990-1994 Real Estate Columnists Our Town Truckee (Monthly)
1989 Voted “Realtor of the Year” by Tahoe Sierra Board of Realtors
2000-2012 Real Estate Buyers’ Agent Council (REBAC)
2008-2012 Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES)
1998-2012 Council of Residential Specialists (CRS)
1994-2012 Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service (ARMLS)
1976-2012 National Association of Realtors (NAR)
Why use Mike Bodeen as your North Scottsdale Realtor?
There are a lot of Realtors and agents out there, but Mike sets himself apart as the North Scottsdale Realtor with a client first mentality that never sacrifices the best interest of the client for a quick buck. When buying or selling Real Estate, especially in an area like North Scottsdale, it’s important to have a Realtor who really knows the area.
Even in North Scottsdale alone there are so many niche communities from the different Country Clubs to New Construction Luxury homes to the established condo and patio home communities. Mike’s aim for the last 21 years of living in the area, is to be the most knowledge North Scottsdale Realtor in town. While it’s impossible to know everything, Mike has made it his business to not only know not only the ins and outs of North Scottsdale real estate market, but also how to find information quickly.
Mike networks with other North Scottsdale Realtors in the Scottsdale Association of Realtors as well as the HomeSmart Elite Group. The HomeSmart Elite Group is a 500+ group of the most successful HomeSmart agents that are collectively responsible for more than 15% of all Real Estate transactions in the Phoenix Metropolitan area.
Mike also subscribes to the Cromford Report of ASU, which is by far the most accurate and credible source for live Real Estate Data in Arizona. In our industry to many Realtors and agents rely on rumors and watercooler talk for the facts and insights on the market. Mike daily studies the facts and the market so that his clients have the most up to date and reliable information when making real estate decisions.
My Business Objective
Seeking to Personally, Professionally, and Successfully represent Clients in the sale or purchase of their North Scottsdale or Northeast Valley Residential Property.
Selling Your Home with Mike Bodeen Part 1
Selling Your Home with Mike Bodeen Part 2
Personal Mission Statement
Life is enjoyed to the same degree as my care, concern, and service for others. Therefore, I will strive to seek first to enhance the lives of others and, in particular, loved ones, and in so doing, I will be blessed beyond all my expectations.
Life Scripture Verse
Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways, acknowledge Him and He will direct your paths. – Proverbs: 3: 5,6
Date of Birth: 02-25-1954 ~ Place of Birth: San Rafael, California
Married 29 years. Wife: Karen. Children: Robert, Kendra, Jonathan
Grandchildren: Kaisha (7) Jaiden (5)
Hospice of Arizona ~ Volunteer (2009-2011)
Ordained Chaplain Southwest School of Chaplaincy
GriefShare Facilitator at Desert View Bible Church
You may have taken the opportunity to read my resume regarding my real estate career which spans over a quarter of a century, but I wanted to fill you in with a little more personal information should you desire to know more about the Realtor who could be handling one of the most important financial transactions of your life.
I was born and raised in San Rafael, California, from the mid 50’s to the early 70’s. I had super parents who worked hard to provide us 5 kids with a good Catholic education – despite my best attempts to overthrow the knuckle-cracking regime of Sister Mary Anselma. My dad, who toiled as a butcher until his retirement at 65, is still alive and healthy at 90 years of age in Petaluma, California. Mom passed away 10 years ago.In California, I attended college in Chico and Sacramento as a “Sosh” major, but like many of my contemporaries, I did not have a clue what I wanted to do when I grew up.
Because of my age, I missed the draft and into my early 20’s I had typical youthful indiscretions. Thankfully, that was a brief period of my life, and with greater thanks, not too much damage was sustained in those early and rebellious years. And by the way, those thanks are due to faithful relatives who prayed for years that a wayward Bodeen would turn around.I lived in Sacramento in the mid 70’s, and later moved to Truckee, California, which is near Lake Tahoe and Reno, Nevada. Truckee’s often labeled the “coldest spot in the nation.”
Why did I move there? My father-in-law was a real estate broker in Donner Lake, California, and despite his cantankerous disposition, he seemed very successful in this endeavor known as real estate. I joined him as a Realtor in July of 1976. The Truckee and Lake Tahoe area was a wonderful place to raise a family, but a difficult and cold environment to live in, but we did so for 18 years.In 1994, my wife, Karen, and I visited North Scottsdale at a friend’s request, and within 8 months, our family of 5 had relocated to “the valley” – or is it a desert? Whatever it is, it’s warm. I had never pictured myself as a North Scottsdale Realtor, but once I made the change, I never looked back.
At any rate, almost two decades have gone by since we made the break from the late great state of confusion, er, California, and it’s turned out to be a great move. As for hobbies, I enjoy family, friends and golf (Sometimes Karen questions that order however).
Should you choose to have me as your North Scottsdale Realtor and represent you in the sale of your home, you’ll be receiving my 40 years worth of real estate knowledge, counsel, and experience. Beyond the transaction, I’m always available to you, should you desire my real estate advice – free. I still have previous clients call me from California with questions, though their transaction closed in the 70’s or 80’s.”
Stunning architecture by Craig Brown and superior craftsmanship by Manship Builders culminate in this magnificent hillside beauty. Breathtaking views of the mountains, sunsets and endless city lights. Exquisite finishes and functional design elements including stone and wood floors, handhewn beams, stacked stone Great Room fireplace, and venetian plaster walls. Lavish master suite, study with builtins, comfortable guest suites, wine cellar, studio with private view terrace, elevator and complete entertainment level with game room, media, exercise room and powder bath. Well-planned outdoor spaces including a separate casita, pool, spa and natural waterfall add to the tranquility of the amazing outdoor living spaces. Can be sold with or without Desert Mountain Equity Golf Membership.
Builders own personal home custom hand built cabinets and both exterior and interior doors approx 2 inches thick knotty alder millwork. Travitine stone most of the 1st floor. Appliances are Viking everything and sub zero ref and freezer Gated community in North Scottsdale.
UNDER CONSTRUCTION - The Arcadia neighborhood in Silverleaf is one of the most sought after areas in the Valley and new homes are difficult to come by. Now CW is offering another of its Park Place series of homes and construction has started on this 5,041 square foot, 4 bed/4.5 bath single level home! Located on one of two neighborhood parks, with all the nearby construction complete, this home will be the perfect balance between lock-and-leave and family retreat. Call for detail on interior specs and finishes, you still have time to add your personal touch!
Reduced $100K. One of two remaining New homes ready to move into at the gated community of Legacy Cove. The home INCLUDES pool, built in BBQ, front and backyard landscaping and Sub-zero/Wolf appliances. (The photos are of a similar sold model.) Legacy Cove is a NEW SEMI CUSTOM single family home GATED community nestled between Silverleaf and DC Ranch built by Sonora West a preeminent Silverleaf custom home builder bringing the finest craftsmanship in home building.
PRICE REDUCED $100K. One of 2 Remaining brand new homes in Gated Legacy Cove. (Photos shown are not of the subject property but a similar sold model. This Santa Barbara Style home is in the gated community of Legacy Cove, nestled near Silverleaf and DC Ranch and built by Sonora West a preeminent Silverleaf custom home builder. This home has several upgrades and is absolutely gorgeous! It includes 5 bedrooms plus an office that could be a 6 bedroom, 6.5 baths, 3 fireplaces, wood flooring, pool with water feature and built-in BBQ, front and backyard landscaping and Sub-zero/Wolf appliances. Taxes shown are estimated and will adjust accordingly. square footage is approximate, buyer to verify.
Unparalleled in Desert Mountain! Fabulous European-style home, exquisitely appointed throughout. Vast mountain vistas, city & sunset views. Zero steps in this bright, open plan w/ seamless indoor/outdoor living and smart home amenities. Limestone facade, artisan stone, imported tile, French Oak & iron finishes, and 6 stunning fireplaces in all. Great entertaining- BEST chef's kitchen, billiards, library, resort patio, detached 2-room casita. Gated entry porte cachere, auto court & 4-car garage. 2015 creation by Mark Candelaria-Arch, Manship Builders & Ashley P Design - located in Desert Mountain w/ 6 Nicklaus golf courses, fabulous spa/fitness/tennis center, golf learning center & 16 miles of private hiking & equestrian trails. Click ''Documents'' tab for more amenities & owner notes.
Exquisite Custom Equestrian Estate spanning over 10 acres spectacularly designed w/superb craftsmanship-featuring picturesque 360 degree views. This gorgeous home is the epitome of luxury living w/over 10,000 Sq Ft & boasting soaring beamed ceilings, a game room & theater. The gourmet chef's kitchen comes complete w/top of the line Dacor appliances & massive granite island. Other luxury amenities include refined quality finishes, elevator, gym & guest quarters w/separate entry & fireplace. Walk through the retractable wall of glass to your outdoor oasis featuring a sparkling negative edge pool w/water slide & spa. You will stay at the top of your game w/the putting green & sports court. Extensive horse facilities include a large barn, caretakers living quarters, hot walker, auto timed
''Joshua Tree'' is a Bob Bacon-designed, authentic Arizona Ranch-style home in the exclusive new, gated Windmill neighborhood on the N. Scottsdale/Carefree border and was completed early October 2017. The home's five-bedroom (including Casita) Great Room floor plan flows seamlessly from indoors to out and is ideal for family activities or entertaining. The backyard features a large pool and spa. The dining patio has an eight-foot long linear fire pit. Over-sized four-car drive-through (tandem) garage barn. An up to 3,600 s.f. separate ''Dream Room'' is possible for cars, motorcycles or other toys. Part of an eight-property gated enclave, all designed and laid out by Bob Bacon. A very refreshing ''take'' on new construction. A DM equity lifestyle membership is included. Ask for details!
''Acacia'' is a Bob Bacon-designed, Western Ranch-inspired home in the exclusive new, gated Windmill neighborhood on the N Scottsdale/Carefree border. Acacia is a five bedroom (including casita), with four full baths and two powder rooms. Enter through a covered front porch directly into the Great Room with views directly out to a spacious outdoor living room and pool area. The front porch wraps around under a covered walkway to the detached casita. The home's split floor plan offers flexibility and versatility to accommodate many different lifestyles. It has a large three-car garage, plus an opportunity to add an up to 3,600 sf separate Car/Toy Barn.The existing furniture is available. A DM Equity Lifestyle Membership is included + initiation cost and two years of dues. Ask for details.
Stunning custom to be built upon sale by award winning Beringer Fine Homes in beautiful Mirabel. Incomparable detailing and design plus top of the line quality materials are integrated throughout and is what you can expect and anticipate with Beringer Fine Homes. Beringers unique design build team assists you through the entire design/build process providing a seamless transition from home buyer to homeowner. This spectacular floor plan offers 3 BR, Great Room, Dining, Gourmet Kitchen, Family Room, office, several outdoor living areas including covered outdoor dining & cabana and a fantastic motor court behind perimeter walls & automated entry gate. This plan offers additional options for a second floor suite, carriage house, collector garage w/lift & a loft billards room. (see more)
Masterfully designed residence in the acclaimed Silverleaf exudes the authentic feel of a Mediterranean villa one could only find on Lake Como. Handpicked finishes and details flow through out the home to exude a genuine character while tastefully maintaining the feeling of a home: marble, stone & wood flooring, bathrooms, & fireplaces; vaulted, cross beamed, & coffered ceilings; rich wood cabinetry; room-like walk-in closets with boutique style built-ins; imported stone counter tops; large living spaces for entertaining encourage indoor/outdoor living with retractable and sliding doors to access veranda patios such as the great room, games room, theatre room, bar, & outdoor great room.
The perfect home at Desert Mountain. This home will truly impress the most discerning buyer. Designed by James Hahn this master piece is a truly original home with the finest of finishes on a premier home site that offers majestic views of city lights, sunsets, multiple golf holes and mountains. The floorplan is ideal for family living and entertaining and flows seamlessly to the resort style outdoor living spaces surrounded by lush landscaping with multiple view patios, a one of a kind 1,500 sq ft outdoor family room with kitchen, outdoor shower and half bath. The gourmet kitchen features top of the line appliances, large island, walk-in pantry and a butlers pantry that leads to a dining room that is an entertainer's delight. The multi media room has a full wet bar and private patio