Scottsdale Luxury Home Tour RMS meetings are the 3rd Thursday of each month at Ancala Country Club

No pre-registration is required to attend. Attendance at an RMS (REALTOR® Marketing Session) is a great way to network, hear from great speakers, and learn about the market. If you’d like to be reminded about the Desert Ridge RMS meetings, sign up for our e-mails. If you have any questions, contact one of our volunteers on the “Contacts” tab below.
NOTE Affiliate/industry partners must be paid SAAR Affiliate members to attend.

To put a home on tour

Click here to fill out the Tour Request Form. Make sure you read the Tour Guidelines (below), which may differ slightly depending on the tour. There may be fees and/or a wait list involved. Contact a Tour Coordinator for more information. You will be contacted by the Tour Coordinator to confirm when your home will be on tour.

Meeting Time

8:00am – Networking & Breakfast.
8:30am – Meeting with Featured Speaker.
9:45am – Home Tour Begins (lunch at the last home on tour).

Fees $10 admission includes breakfast and lunch at last home on tour.

Location Ancala Country Club, 11700 E Via Linda

Open to any REALTOR® or paid SAAR affiliate member.

Homes on the Scottsdale Luxury Home Tour are generally priced above $1,000,000. Homes in the tour area priced $350k – $1,000,000 should be referred to the Heart of Scottsdale tour.


  1. Zip code 85258
  2. Zip code 85259
  3. Zip code 85260


  1. An Agent wanting to submit a listing for tour must attend at least one of the previous 3 meetings prior to their home being considered for the tour
  2. Homes must be priced at a minimum of $1,000,000
  3. Listings must be active in the Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service (ARMLS)
  4. Homes “under construction” even if “active” on MLS will not be considered until completed
  5. Selection is on a “first-come, first served” basis with previous attendance being considered an additional factor
  6. Maximum of eight homes per tour
  7. The listing agent or co-listing agent must be present at the meeting beforehand and throughout the tour
  8. An agent is allowed only one home per tour. A group or team is allowed two homes per tour if different co-listing agents are responsible for the listing
  9. No home may be featured more than once per year
  10. No substitutions are permitted for scheduled homes
  11. If the listing agent cancels the home from Tour less than 6 days before the tour for any reason other than the sale of the home or an emergency on part of the seller, they will not be considered for tour for the next three consecutive meetings
  12. Homes are expected to be available to host the lunch provided by the tour’s sponsors at the last home on tour. If a home is vacant or otherwise unavailable for lunch, please inform the Tour Director when submitting a request
  13. At the lunch, the “Best Home on Tour” is named. To be eligible for that recognition and to receive the written feedback from the tour, the listing agent must be in attendance
  14. The tour fee is $40.00 (check payable to the Scottsdale Area Association of REALTORS®) payable at the meeting (NO ADMISSION FEE when you have a home on tour). There is also an opportunity to highlight one of your listings on the cover of the tour packet with a large color photo and your contact information for an additional $60.00 (if you have your home on tour and on the packet in the same month then the total is $100) . If you are interested please let the tour director know.


  1. You must complete the online tour request form.
  2. Tour requests must be submitted directly by the listing agent.
  3. Ordinarily, tour requests will be acknowledged within 48 hours via e-mail. Qualifying listings will be tentatively scheduled at that time for a specific date.
  4. If space is not available on the date requested, the home will be scheduled for the next available tour unless otherwise requested by the listing agent.
  5. Agents are responsible for immediately notifying the Tour Director of any change in the listings’ status (e.g. to “Pending, Cancelled or Expired”).
  6. A week before each tour, the homes that have been scheduled for the upcoming tour will be confirmed.
  7. The tentative “order” of homes on tour will be e-mailed to the listing agent(s)…usually on the Monday before the tour.

Meet your Scottsdale Luxury Home Tour leadership team:

Co-Chair: Michelle Glenn, Russ Lyon Sotheby’s

Co-Chair: Courtney Lipson Paxson, Realty One Group

Co-Tour Coordinator: Lisa Roberts, Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty

Co-Tour Coordinator: Monroe Zuber, Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty

Speaker Coordinator: Carolyn Rock, Russ Lyon Sotheby’s

Education Coordinator: Karl Stauffer, Capstone Homes Realty

New Guest Ambassador: Elizabeth Salvatore, Prestige Title

Packet Coordinator: Julie Larraza, Stewart Title

Marketing Partner Coordinator: Ingrid Quinn, Caliber Home Loans

Marketing Partner Coordinator: Tom Bodmer, Russ Lyon Sotheby’s

Stats Coordinator: Karl Stauffer, Capstone Homes

Treasurer: Gabi Becker, Russ Lyon Sotheby’s

Co-Treasurer: Pamela Caldwell, HomeSmart

Greeter: Linda LeBlang, RE/MAX Fine Properties

Greeter: Tsutsumi Lambrecht, Realty Executives

Registration: Ron Peters, Alta Vista Inspections

Registration: Lonny Gibson, New West Lending

Printer: Julie Larraza, Stewart Title

Social Media Coordinator: Brandi Weber, Magnus Title

Tout Coordinator: Jonathan Budwig, Realty One Group

Raffle Coordinator: Pat Collins, Realty One Group

Tour Tracker: Ashlee Donaldson, Keller Williams Arizona Realty

Best House on Tour Coordinator: Katherine Graff,  Wells Fargo Home Mortgage

Stay connected! Receive updates and important information by joining us on Facebook! Click here to view our Facebook page.

Click here to view the 2019 Marketing Partner form.

Thomas Uhlenberg – All Pro Carpet Cleaning – 480-239-1759

Elizabeth Salvatore – Prestige Title & Escrow Agency – 602-558-3889

Julie Larraza – Stewart Title – 602-750-8710

Ingrid Quinn – Caliber Home Loans – 480-430-5193

Ron Peters – Alta Vista Inspection Services – 480-816-8552

Sharon Wolf-Furman & Allie Jennings – AJF Engineering & Inspections – 480-661-8888

Brandi Weber – Magnus Title Agency – 602-541-7164

Lonny Gibson – New West Lending, Inc – 602-321-2282

Amber Parks – Empire West Title Agency – 602-751-2775

Jeanne Staron – Valley Building Inspections – 480-860-1100

Karl Stauffer – Capstone Homes Realty – 602-316-2355

Katherine Graff – Wells Fargo Home Mortgage – 480-292-3845

Buzz Jensen – Desert Valley Audio Video – 602-300-3065

Mike Lorti – American Home Shield – 480-286-1996

Mary Boyan Slakey – Fidelity National Home Warranty – 480-540-3955


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