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MEET MATTHEW HOEDT

 

 

About Me

Fun Facts

Awards

Leadership & Associations

Designations & Certifications

Client Reviews

 

 

About Me

 

I've been a full-time real estate professional since 2009, helping hundreds of buyers and sellers in the Phoenix - Scottsdale Arizona area achieve their real estate goals in a market that’s constantly changing.

My clients describe me as knowledgeable and professional, with a manner that is honest, friendly, and easy to work with. I strive to create an environment where they feel valued, respected, and empowered. See Client Reviews for more.

Building on a successful career in corporate sales, extensive training, a degree in Economics, and the industry’s top designations of Certified Residential Specialist & Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist, I offer my clients an unsurpassed level of insight and expertise. They are delighted at how easy I make the process while always acting in their best interests.

I also believe in giving back to my industry and my community, with a long history of servant leadership. I currently serve on diversity & inclusion committees at the state level with Arizona REALTORS®, at the local level with West & Southeast REALTORS® of the Valley (WeSERV), and on the WeSERV Grievance Committee. See Leadership & Associations below for more.

Whether you're buying or selling, I'm committed to your success. I'll help you make sense of all the information out there. I’ll empower you with the best market data and neighborhood knowledge available. I’ll negotiate proficiently on your behalf. And I'll guide you at each step with insight gained from completing this journey many times before.

Please contact me today and let's make your goals and dreams a reality!

 

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Fun Facts

 

Born in Boston, Mass and moved 10 times before turning 18. I've lived in four states (Arizona, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Colorado) and four foreign countries (Netherlands, Japan, Hong Kong and Iran), traveling the world and experiencing the global lifestyle from an early age.

Graduated from University of Colorado at Boulder with a B.A. in Economics and Computer Science. Was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity.

Worked for 18 years in the corporate world, rising through the ranks from data/IP sales to senior management, mostly with AT&T and Qwest in Denver. I’m very comfortable with the Internet and “The Cloud” because I helped my clients build it.

Spent five years in finance as a mortgage banker, licensed financial advisor, and bank vice president. Earned my Series 7, Series 66, and several insurance licenses.

Co-hosted a live weekly radio show – “Real Estate Radio with the Green Team” – for a year on 1480 KPHX, Phoenix’s progressive talk radio station.

Resident of South Scottsdale since 2005 with my partner of 17 years and our two Golden Retrievers.

You'll find me camping, hiking, biking, and pretty much anything outdoors when it’s not 110°. I love to travel and explore, and am a fan of live music and street fairs.

I’ve climbed 12 of Colorado’s “Fourteeners” (mountains over 14,000 ft) and many of the peaks surrounding Metro Phoenix (they're not quite as tall).

I'm an avid cyclist, and once pedaled my bike 400 miles for the 6-day “Ride the Rockies” and the 2-day "MS 150" a week later.

I have an endless thirst for knowledge, and average one new real estate certification every year on top of the required continuing education.  

 

 

Awards


SEVRAR Five Million Dollar Producer’s Award

WeSERV Bronze Certificate of Achievement

Broker★Agent Advisor Seven Star Award & Certificate of Excellence

Realty ONE Group Ruby Award & Certificate of Excellence

Keller Williams Silver & Bronze Awards

BOLD Graduate

Zillow 5-Star Agent

Better Business Bureau A+ Rated

 

 

Leadership & Associations

 

2020-2022 Arizona REALTORS® Diversity & Inclusion Committee - provides diversity, fair housing, and leadership training to REALTORS® across all of Arizona.

 

2022 Grievance Committee,  West & Southeast REALTORS® of the Valley (WeSERV, the 5th largest REALTOR® association in the country) - reviews complaints against association members, and helps to ensure compliance with the gold standard REALTOR® Code of Ethics.

2021-2022 Diversity, Equality & Inclusion Committee - provides diversity training to association members, seeks to eliminate discriminatory practices in the communities we serve.

2020 Leadership Class Graduate - Created in 2004, each year a limited number of participants engage in a ten-week journey to gain an in-depth perspective on leadership, the entities overseeing Arizona real estate, and what it takes to be a leader in our industry & community.

 

Founding Member 2020-Present, LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance - Launched in 2020, the alliance is the new voice in real estate and is the fastest-growing organization supporting the LGBTQ+ and allied real estate community. It is now fully endorsed by National Association of Realtors as an industry diversity partner.

 

2019 Chairman and 2018 Vice Chair, Global Business Council at Southeast Valley Regional Association of REALTORS® (SEVRAR, now WeSERV) - Global Business Councils provide globally themed education and networking for association members to build awareness of the global opportunities within their own market, and to help them earn the Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) designation. There are over 130 councils nationwide, and ours was awarded GOLD status 3 years in a row.

 

2019-2021 Vice President, National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Professionals (NAGLREP) Greater Phoenix Chapter - Established in 2007, NAGLREP is the original and largest organization representing the LGBTQ+ real estate community with over 2800 members. It has also served as a long-time advocate for fair and equal housing at the federal, state and local levels. 

 

     

2010-2012 Board of Directors, Phoenix Gay Chamber of Commerce - Now called Greater Phoenix Equality Chamber of Commerce, this is the oldest LGBTQ+ non-profit chamber of commerce in the country. It provides an inclusive business environment by fostering growth, visibility, outreach, and professional development opportunites for the LGBT and allied communities.

 

2010-2012 Keller Williams Associate Leadership Council - made up of the top 20% of agents in each market center, this dynamic ‘board of directors’ is actively involved in the leadership decisions that make each office more productive and profitable.

 

Member of Trusted Advisor University since 2013 - TAU members are the most educated real estate professionals in Metro Phoenix, meeting monthly to gain insight and updates from Tina Tambour of the Cromford Report and other top industry professionals. The Cromford Report is the most in-depth real estate market analysis tool available, yet is only used by 1% of Valley REALTORS®.

 

Member of Mensa since 1985 - Mensa is the high IQ society, with membership only granted to those who score in the top 2% of standardized intelligence tests. Its stated mission is to identify and foster intelligence for the benefit of humanity.

 

 

Designations & Certifications

 

 

Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) - this is the highest and most respected credential awarded to residential REALTORS® and brokers, and only 3% of agents have earned this. Criteria includes 10+ years as a licensed agent, 150+ closed transactions, extensive initial and continuing education, and membership in the Residential Real Estate Council.

 

Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) - requires five full-day courses focusing on the critical aspects of international real estate transactions, both inbound to the USA and abroad. Designees are part of an international referral network of over 4,400 agents in 50+ countries. 

 

Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist (CLHMS) - awarded by the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing, the premier independent authority for real estate agents serving affluent clients in the luxury residential market. The CLHMS designation requires specialized, upper-tier training and a proven track record of sales in the luxury home and estate market .

 

Resort and Second Home Property Specialist (RSPS) - designed for REALTORS® who work in resort and vacation destinations, it provides tools and training to facilitate the buying and selling of investment, retirement, and second home properties.

 

Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES) - educates agents on how to properly and ethically serve the needs of clients aged 50+, with tools, resources, and networking opportunites across the US and Canada.

 

NAR Green - the Green REsource Council provides ongoing education, resources, and tools to find, understand, and market properties with green features.

 

EcoBroker Certified - the premier green designation for real estate professionals with in-depth training and partner resources to evaluate and implement energy efficient, eco-friendly housing solutions.

 

Short Sales & Foreclosure Resource (SFR) - training and resources from the National Association of REALTORS® to help distressed sellers avoid foreclosure by negotiating a short sale with their lenders.

 

At Home With Diversity (AHWD) - training to work effectively within today's diverse real estate market, with a focus on fair and equal housing for everyone, and on building awareness, sensitivity, and appreciation of cultural differences.

 

Certified Investor Agent Specialist (CIAS) - designees have undergone extensive training in the finances of real estate investing to help real estate investors streamline the process of finding and evaluating investment properties to maximize their profits. This designation was retired in 2020.

 

Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE) - A CDPE has a thorough understanding and knowledge of foreclosure avoidance options available to homeowners, and the processes required to achieve successful short sales with a wide variety of lenders. This designation was retired in 2020.

 

 

 



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