Congratulations to True North Home Watch of Shorewood, MN, on their second-year accreditation!​

Mike Gottsacker

True North Home Watch of Shorewood, Minnesota, has earned accreditation from the NHWA for the second year.

Founded by Mike Gottsacker, True North Home Watch embodies a steadfast commitment to excellence in Home Watch and client service. Mike’s journey in the housing industry began at a young age, working on his father’s building crews in Wisconsin. Growing up in a family immersed in real estate development, Mike gained invaluable insights into the intricacies of home construction and management. His hands-on experience laid the foundation for a lifelong passion for homes and property care.

While pursuing his education at the University of Minnesota, Mike continued to work in construction during his summers off. After graduating, he transitioned to real estate, where he spent nearly two decades as a successful agent. Subsequently, Mike ventured into sales for international software companies before finding his way back to the housing industry as a mortgage lender.

Mike became keenly interested in the Home Watch industry, recognizing the vital role it plays in safeguarding properties during owners’ absences. Drawing upon his extensive background and expertise, Mike founded True North Home Watch, driven by a deep-seated commitment to providing homeowners with reliable and comprehensive property care services.

To further enhance his knowledge, Mike pursued training through the NHWA’s Home Watch Boot Camp, earning the designation of Certified Home Watch Professional (CHWP). This recognition places him among the elite providers in the industry, underscoring his dedication to delivering exceptional service and upholding the highest standards of quality and.

Mike and his wife, Libby, share a passion for community service. Actively involved in the Excelsior Lions Club, Mike embraces the club’s motto of “WE SERVE.” They have been homeowners for over 30 years and have improved, remodeled, and sold their homes.

True North Home Watch serves Excelsior, Minnetonka, Wayzata, Plymouth, Eden Prairie, Chanhassen, Spring Park, Orono, Tonka Bay, Deephaven, Edina, and Minnetrista You can reach Mike at (952) 451-8100 or at Learn more from his website, at

Congratulations, Mike!

As always, I wish you

Much success,

Jack Luber
Executive Director

A little about the National Home Watch Association: The NHWA was formed in 2009 in order to establish and maintain the highest industry standards for Home Watch and absentee homeowner services throughout the United States and Canada (

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