Meet the Live Better in Scottsdale Team
| The Team:
Joyce Tawes – Associate Broker
Heather Tawes Nelson – Associate Broker, MBA
Matt Biondo – Realtor®
Jeffrey Sanders – Realtor®
Garrett Sessions – Realtor®
Sarah Novak – Realtor®
Tatum Campbell – Realtor®
| A Team is Better Than One
In today’s competitive real estate market, having the right team taking care of all your real estate needs can mean the difference between an easy, turbulence-free purchase or sale process and a more challenging one. Whether you’re purchasing or selling your first home, a second home, or an investment property, let our professional team navigate you through the world of real estate. We are your one-stop shop for all of your Scottsdale luxury real estate needs.
| What Does this Mean for You?
Skilled, Dedicated Agents – At face value, it may seem that buying and selling real estate is simple. It can be, but there are a lot of facets to the transaction that need to be handled and managed by a professional who knows how to navigate the waters – we are those professionals.
We combine our individual skills to operate as a team that can manage virtually any real estate request thrown at us.
| Your Privacy is Paramount
Any information you share will be treated with the utmost care and discretion and will not be shared with or sold to any third parties.
| How We Work
With the combined skills of the Live Better in Scottsdale team, our clients are taken care of without any disconnect as to the level of service, regardless if you are local or coming in from out of the area.
Joyce and the rest of the sales team are the go-to agents to meet when you’re ready to look for your future home, an investment property or list your current one. They will be on-hand and available to you during the home buying/selling process and beyond. Whether it be touring homes, preparing your home for sale, networking with other agents, coordinating the inspection process, working with title and escrow or answering any questions you may have, they will have you covered.
Heather is our dedicated marketing and analysis resource. If you are listing your home, Heather will be the point person for all of your targeted online and offline marketing efforts, advertising and collateral. Heather is also available anytime to answer questions, do research, and assist throughout the process.
And once everything is complete? We are still here for you. Need a referral for a handyman, carpet cleaner or electrician? Curious about local restaurants and things to do? Want to see a quarterly market update to see how prices are moving? We will be happy to provide any of these services and more to you. Simply ask!
Get to Know Joyce
Get to Know Joyce:
Joyce has been in the business since 2003 and during that time, has gained an incredible amount of knowledge about the local real estate market and the communities she serves. Joyce is extremely customer service oriented and will work exceptionally hard to make sure your real estate experience goes smoothly.
Many of our clients come to Scottsdale from other parts of the country and abroad and may not know exactly where they want to live. Joyce believes that one of the most critical things is to help them find the perfect community for their needs and lifestyles upfront. And once the community or communities have been identified, she then works tirelessly to find the perfect residence.
“I pride myself on working one-on-one with all my clients. With an incredible team to assist me in the day-to-day operations, I focus on building a professional relationship and offering the highest standard of personalized service.”
As an avid golfer in Scottsdale and Flagstaff, Joyce understands the residential needs of her clients and has been able to successfully assist clients who are exploring properties and homes in Scottsdale, Carefree, Paradise Valley, Phoenix, Cave Creek and more.
Joyce was featured in the Financial Times in May 2017, when the article’s author contacted her regarding the current state of the market for local golf homes. Read the article here.
Designations: Associate Broker, Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist – Million Dollar Guild, Certified Residential Specialist, Accredited Buyers Representative, Certified Negotiation Expert, Certified Auction Agent with Supreme Auctions, Knock Certified Agent
Call or Text: (480) 209-7843
Contact Joyce Online
Get to Know Heather
Get to Know Heather:
Heather’s local expertise, strong marketing and analytic skills, as well as extensive real estate experience, will benefit you whether you are selling your home or buying a new one, or if you are simply researching the market and the many homeowner resources offered. She has a wide breadth of knowledge about all phases of the real estate business.
Heather holds an MBA as well as a Masters in International Management and has over 14 years of corporate marketing experience. Since then, she has added another 15 years of real estate marketing experience. With her marketing background and corporate skills, she will effectively promote and market your home’s listing and find you a broad, yet strategically-targeted, audience.
In 2012, Heather began to efficiently split her time between the real estate industry in Scottsdale as well as Atlanta, Georgia.
Heather is the team’s dedicated marketing and analysis resource. Homeowners listing their homes will benefit from widespread exposure and engagement from proven targeted ads. Heather is also available to answer any questions you may have, search for homes, update home searches, complete property research, send updates and maintain continuous correspondence.
From a transaction management perspective, she and the team work together to liaison with clients, title officers, inspectors, mortgage brokers, appraisers and any other key players involved to work toward a successful, smooth closing for each property.
In her free time, Heather loves to explore new restaurants and travel whenever she can.
Designations: Associate Broker, Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist – Million Dollar Guild, Certified Residential Specialist, Accredited Buyers Representative, Certified Negotiation Expert, Certified Auction Agent with Supreme Auctions
Heather Tawes Nelson
Associate Broker, MBA
Call or Text: (602) 751-1675
Contact Heather Online
Get to Know Matt
Get to Know Matt Biondo:
Matt is a young professional with a unique perspective on the local market and the potential for real estate to create lasting wealth. A year after graduating from Arizona State University he closed on his first investment property, which is when he became hooked on real estate.
“I believe that of all the ways to build wealth, real estate is truly the most exciting and flexible to help you live the life that you truly want.”
Motivated and positive, Matt is an investor, a world traveler and an avid learner. His passion lies in building connections with his clients to understand their unique needs and the perspectives that they bring to each deal. For Matt, the needs of the client always come first, and with the support of a strong team he is ready to go to work for you!
Call or Text: (480) 263-0889
Contact Matt Online
Get to Know Jeffrey
Get to Know Jeffrey Sanders:
Jeffrey is a highly motivated professional who is determined to always be the best and go after the best of everything that life has to offer.
He’s spent the last eight years working around the valley in the sports industry, having spent time in or working with each of the four major professional sports teams in the desert.
Jeffrey currently works in the Arizona Coyotes media relations department where he has spent the last six years of his time and has enjoyed every second of being a part of his favorite childhood team.
When the COVID-19 crisis began in March of 2020 and everyone went into quarantine, Jeffrey used his free time to attain his real estate license, which was an industry that always interested him. His grandmother is a long-time realtor in Phoenix and her passion for real estate gave him the inspiration to study and work in the industry.
The 29-year-old native of Phoenix, Arizona has a great passion for his hometown and loves to give back to his city. He currently works with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona and he earned the 2019 Arizona Coyotes community award for giving back and producing the most hours of community service among the entire Coyotes organization.
Jeffrey has spent his entire life in the great state of Arizona, specifically the North Phoenix area where he grew up and played basketball at Pinnacle High School. When Jeffrey isn’t working on selling or finding your dream home and setting up media hits for the Coyotes, you can find him spending his time with family and friends, golfing at one of the plethora of beautiful golf courses around Scottsdale (Troon is a favorite!) or giving back to charity.
Call or Text: (480) 227-3669
Contact Jeffrey Online
Get to Know Garrett
Get to Know Garrett Sessions:
Garrett has been an active member of his community for a couple of years now since relocating from Washington state and is so excited to be turning that community focus toward real estate.
With a passion for service in Arizona, Garrett is ready to help with your home buying and selling needs. As a proud member of the eXp family, Garrett carries the values of hard work, integrity, and outstanding client service into everything he does.
Prior to entering real estate, Garrett worked as a retail buyer and focused solely on obtaining the best possible price for the consumer. Garrett’s professional experience has instilled in him the discipline it takes to have success in the Arizona real estate market.
When Garrett isn’t making homeownership dreams come true for his clients, he enjoys golfing and spending time outdoors. Garrett lives in Anthem with his wife and two young daughters.
Call or Text: (425) 231-5365
Contact Garrett Online
Get to Know Sarah
Get to Know Sarah Novak:
Growing up in a family of Realtors, Sarah is proudly the 4th generation to establish herself reputably in the business. Her resourcefulness and attention to detail have helped countless home buyers and sellers to achieve their real estate goals while having a memorable experience along the way.
Sarah is not only knowledgeable with the moving process from her past clients, but herself as well. She’s held her real estate license in three different states, adapting to each environment she comes across. With her own personal experience in relocating, she is able to comprehensively understand and relate to your specific needs.
Her diverse experience includes home staging, working with first-time home buyers, and rental properties as well.
Outside of real estate, Sarah loves to travel and try new foods, attend live music events, and spend time outdoors any chance she gets.
Whether you need to sell your home or find a home, or just want to chat about the real estate market, give Sarah a call!
Call or Text: (201) 400-5232
Contact Sarah Online
Get to Know Tatum
Get to Know Tatum Campbell:
Tatum is a Scottsdale native and over the years she has enjoyed the people, communities and activities that make this area so special. Surrounded by home building, real estate and home staging within her circle of family and friends, Tatum found she had an interest in joining the business as well. Her roots in Scottsdale and its surrounding areas have allowed her to create strong community ties and build personal connections with a vast network of industry professionals.
Tatum graduated from the University of Arizona in 2018 and entered the world of finance. Whilst in finance, she became a licensed broker and an investment adviser. But after purchasing and remodeling her first home, she found her true passion lies with real estate.
Tatum is now a real estate professional and she is eager to educate her clients so that they can make confident decisions when they are selling their home or buying a new one. She asks the right questions, actively listens, and empowers her clients to reach their goals. Her creative, proactive style can help you explore how a property can be updated to make it your dream home.
With her motivation, organization and drive, she is dedicated to making sure that you are not only satisfied by her expertise, but that you have built a long-lasting relationship.
In her free time, Tatum enjoys traveling, going to the lake, and spending time at her family’s cabin in Colorado.
Tatum is thrilled to apply her attention to detail toward your real estate needs. If you are looking to buy or sell a home here in Arizona or have any questions, give Tatum a call. Her goal is to give you the best Arizona real estate experience!
Call or Text: (480) 323-6400
Contact Tatum Online
Areas of Specialization
– Scottsdale, Paradise Valley, Phoenix, Carefree, Cave Creek, Tempe, Chandler, Anthem, Peoria and the Flagstaff golf communities
– Golf Communities
– Premier Properties and Estates
– Second Homes
– Residential Lots
– Fractional Real Estate Ownership
– International Developments