October 2020 | CoWorking Space Alternatives for the Remote Worker For many working from home has become the “new normal” and while it has its benefits, the downside is finding a dedicated, and quiet space that is away from the rest of the family or other distractions. Melinda and Darren Tackett of RE/MAX Fine Properties talk about what home buyers are looking for given this trend. Alicia speaks with Kristin Whitnable and Teagan Fail from AZ CoWork about office space, conference rooms, and private desks that are available when time away from home is needed.
September 2020 | Pandemic Pet Adoptions The COVID pandemic has impacted many of our local animal shelters in a positive way with an increase in adoptions. While shelters were closed their revenue streams were drastically reduced. Alicia and Melinda speak with Foothills Animal Rescue to learn more about how they have been impacted and what we can do to help them recover. They also share how they will be celebrating their 25th anniversary. Darren Tackett of RE/MAX Fine Properties tells us how he got involved as a long time supporter.
September 2020 | Won’t You Be, My Neighbor One thing about Grayhawk that stands out more than other neighborhoods are the people. It truly is a community in all senses. Meeting our neighbors can be difficult in this digital, COVID world. But that’s why we here at the Grayhawk Podcast enjoy introducing you to your neighbors. This week Alicia speaks with Grayhawk resident, Melinda Medina. Darren Tackett of RE/MAX Fine Properties takes time from his super busy day to talk with Alicia on his love of the Grayhawk residents as well.
August 2020 | Is There a Dr. (or two) In The house?! Following in his father’s footsteps, Dr. Rob knew he wanted to become a dentist, working from the mailroom to the main chair. Alicia was all too eager to speak with the father/son duo on their relationship in and out of the mouth. We also have Darren Tackett check in this week. While he didn’t follow in his father’s footsteps, he has a fun path to his successful real estate career.
August 2020 | “Summer” of 2020 Besides the exceptional hot summer months, was it really a summer break? Alicia sits down with some of her favorite Grayhawk business to hear how they spent this COVID summer. And now that summer is over and school starts next, how is that going to look for us with and without kids? We discuss that along with the great FUN activities planned with the HOA.
July 2020 | Rainbows and Royalty Combined Our favorite Grayhawk realtor Darren Tackett talks to Alicia about the growing demand for houses. Different day and same message from Darren, NOW is the time to sell. No need to wait.
June 2020 | Girl Power On and Off The Green Lead by Director Cori Matheson, Girls Golf of Phoenix is not only a great place for girls to learn about the game of golf but life lessons too.
June 2020 | Is This The BEST Burger in Town? With the market at about 50% less saturation than normal, this time of year, Darren has the buyers ready to go. Are you ready to sell?!
April 2020 | School’s Out Til Summer! Well, the classroom is at least. Students, teachers and parents are learning in a whole new way now that coronavirus has shut everything down. We get three perspectives on online schooling, from a parent with Darren Tackett, Tori Divito is an online teacher and Notre Dame Prep Principal, Mrs. Jill Platt talks leadership.
March 2020 | 200 Wondrous Trail Miles of Sonoran Preserve! Co-hosts Darren Tackett of the Grayhawk Group & Sarah Van Duyne of the Grayhawk HOA had the pleasure of sitting down to talk with Justin Owen, the executive Director of the McDowell Mt Conservatory Preserve. With over 200 miles of trails, there’s so much more to see than what’s in our backyard. Listen in about all the great things Justin and his extremely small team are doing to keep this preserve top notch.
February 2020 | Airbnb, VRBO and Horses on Planes!? We are joined by our resident contributors Jeremy Mueller and Darren Tackett to talk about how Airbnb and VRBO affects the local community. We also sit down and have an insightful discussion about the upcoming Arabian Horse Show with show veterans Andy Sellman and former Arabian Horse Show President, Jay Allen.
January 2020 | Housing Market Insights & SPD Crime Prevention Unit Tells All. Get to know Darren Tackett of ReMax Fine Properties as he joins Kevin in the studio to talk about his love for Grayhawk and his perspective on the current housing market. Also, Scottsdale Police Officer David Kamleiter and Police Aide Sherri Hawkinson share all things crime prevention, for our neighborhood.