Our Residential Team

Smart Agents, Successful Results
 

Karen Watkins

Residential Agent
karen@LRAphx.com
(480) 734-7877

Karen was licensed in 2003. She has a business and administrative management background. She works as a buyer’s agent to find homes they will love, and her favorite part of the job is searching with her clients for that perfect fit. She is an excellent communicator and manages the sales process carefully and efficiently. She does the worrying for her clients, and works very hard to find exactly what they’re looking for. Karen owns investment properties and understands the value of well-purchased real estate.

  • Residential Know-How 98% 98%
  • Passion for Helping Others 95% 95%

Liisa Sharp

Residential Agent
liisa@LRAphx.com
(480) 600-8358

Liisa holds a bachelor’s degree in architecture from ASU. She specializes in residential real estate, and has a deep understanding of building topics and issues. She is a listing agent as well as a buyer’s agent for residential properties. Liisa’s follow-up and tenacious project management of a real estate deal have greatly benefitted her clients.

  • Expertise Across Markets 89% 89%
  • Architectural Understanding 98% 98%

Nate Wadsworth

Residential Agent
nate@LRAphx.com
(480) 862-9555

Nate is a real estate entrepreneur. He was licensed in 2012, after a career specializing in residential investment flips. He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from BYU Hawaii, and has experience in most areas of residential real estate investment. At LRA, he works in both commercial and residential markets. Nate is always looking for private lenders and other accredited investors interested in adding real estate to their investment portfolios.

  • Entrepreneurial Spirit 100% 100%
  • Residential Experience 92% 92%

Suzie Earles

Residential Agent, Property Manager
suzie@LRAphx.com
(602) 509-4835

Suzie has been licensed in Arizona since 2005, and was licensed in California in 1989. She has many years of experience in several different areas: nine years of real estate experience, including three years handling REO transactions; fourteen years in property management with both commercial and residential properties; and nine years of transaction coordination, also in both commercial and residential areas. She is an expert buyer and seller agent, as well as specializing in transaction coordination. She is a member of SEVRAR. Suzie enjoys assisting clients in either finding the right property or getting their homes sold. Using her administrative skills, she is also able to assist agents and owners with successful transactions.

  • Variety of Experience 97% 97%
  • Administrative Excellence 99% 99%

Nilda Quintana

Licensed Agent
nilda@LRAphx.com
(303) 319-2565

Nilda earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Colorado. She specializes in residential real estate, and has a keen sense of the different neighborhoods in the Phoenix area.

At LRA, she is a real estate advisor and buyer’s agent for residential properties. Nilda’s 17 years of experience in business management allowed her to perfect the skill of negotiating and she is not afraid to have tough negotiation conversations in order to meet the needs of her clients. A multitasker at heart, Nilda goes above and beyond to ensure buyers and sellers can reach her at any time during the process of buying their dream home.

Sellers will notice that she is relentless in her search for potential buyers and makes cost-effective staging and innovating moves to yield the best results. Nilda is also fluent in Spanish.

 

  • Investment Knowledge 90% 90%
  • Property Valuation 89% 89%

Perla Lechuga

Real Estate Agent
perla@LRAphx.com
(602) 369-9873

Perla grew up in Phoenix, attended local schools and knows the Valley. She was licensed in 2019 to be able to service her family, friends and clients. Call her for information on homes and properties!

 

  • Investment Talent 95% 95%
  • Passion for Helping Others 98% 98%

Dave Inoshita

Licensed Agent
dave@LRAphx.com
(602) 885-5687

Dave has over 17 years of experience in Real Estate with experience in land acquisition, entitlement and development.  As a licensed contractor he also has experience in residential and commercial construction.

In addition, Dave enjoys searching for investment opportunities including raw land for development and income producing residential and commercial opportunities. Dave is also an avid golfer, bowler and poker player.

  • Investment Knowledge 97% 97%
  • Property Valuation 89% 89%

Jenny Weech

Licensed Agent
jenny@LRAphx.com
(480) 246-7533

Jenny has a passion for helping her client’s vision become reality.  Home buyers will benefit from her experience as a real estate investor who knows how to find a dream home while still getting a smart price.  Sellers can expect  results as she uses her exceptional staging and marketing skills to make sure they get the most out of their home.   Having bought and sold several houses, she knows what its like to be a client and works to make the process seamless and hassle free.

Personally, Jenny loves spending time with her husband and four children.  She has a degree in Sociology and is the co owner of a construction company.  In her free time she loves to garden, camp, and go off-roading.

  • Investment Knowledge 95% 95%
  • Property Valuation 92% 92%

LaDawn Starks

Residential Agent
ladawn@LRAphx.com
(480) 452-9436

LaDawn has been licensed in Arizona since 2009. She has worked with investors, long-time homeowners, and first-time buyers, helping them buy and sell property in the Southeast Valley. She has completed thousands of broker price opinions, and with that experience, can successfully analyze property to find the appropriate purchase price or list price.

  • Differentiated Services 88% 88%
  • Broker Price Opinion Skills 99% 99%

Jarom Mann

Licensed Agent
jarom@LRAphx.com
(480) 779-7354

Jarom hails from Santa Barbara, California where his love of real estate grew while working alongside his father building custom homes. After earning his Master’s degree in Real Estate Development at ASU, Jarom spent some time in California working on large boutique hotel developments, before settling back in Mesa to grow his own real estate brand with a focus on investment portfolio acquisition. 

Jarom has an extensive background in real estate taxation and investment planning, and likes to develop LLCs in his spare time.  He loves his darling wife and four kids, and spends all of his extra time outdoors with them. 

  • Investment Knowledge 97% 97%
  • Property Valuation 89% 89%

Tara Mann

Licensed Agent
tara@LRAphx.com
(480) 980-8592

Tara is an Arizona native going back generations; the desert is in her blood!  She is an ASU alum (Go Devils!) and began her career in home building with a national builder. 

She became the director of her builder’s design Studio in Phoenix and learned all the crucial details that go into building a home.  Since then, she and her husband have bought, sold, flipped and exchanged every possible type of property in the Valley.  Aside from real estate, Tara is the mother of 4 beautiful children, an aspiring distance runner, and would rather be on a Lake than any other place in the world.

  • Investment Knowledge 97% 97%
  • Property Valuation 89% 89%

Sara Pindar

Licensed Agent
sara@LRAphx.com
(480) 313-2972

Sara joins LRA with a broad background of education and experience. She graduated from Brigham Young University with bachelor’s degrees in Construction Management and Near Eastern Studies along with a minor in Business.

During college she worked as a paid volunteer coordinator with Habitat for Humanity. Sara’s unique job history sets her apart as a Realtor. From negotiating payments on past due accounts to working miracles altering wedding dresses under pressure, Sara is an unrelenting problem solver and loves working with people. Primarily a buyer’s agent, she especially loves house hunting and finding homes that are just right for buyers. More than your typical real estate agent, Sara also assists sellers with home staging, photography, and landscape design.

In today’s exciting real estate market, the variety of options is growing rapidly. Because Sara is both an agent and real estate investor, she helps people navigate their choices between investors, for sale by owner, full-service real estate listings, and anywhere in between. Each situation is unique and Sara lends her expertise and current market knowledge so clients can decide which choice is right for them.

Whether first-time homebuyers, or long-time homeowners, Sara has the tools clients need to have the best home buying or selling experience possible.

  • Investment Knowledge 97% 97%
  • Property Valuation 89% 89%

Cliff Locklear

Licensed Agent
cliff@LRAphx.com
(520) 560-4944

Cliff Locklear and his wife Karen are retired teachers with 4 grown children and 13 grandchildren.  Real estate provides a a fun way to work together while we pursue our bucket list!  With  7 transactions after our first year as realtors, we are excited about continuing to work with friends (both old and new) and family.

Having worked with many different churches, pastors and worship teams, we continue to enjoy music and Bible teaching.  Our favorite vacation is taking our RV to the mountains with family and friends.

  • Investment Knowledge 97% 97%
  • Property Valuation 89% 89%

Karen Locklear

Licensed Agent
karenl@LRAphx.com
(520) 560-5122

Karen Locklear and her husband Dliff are retired teachers with 4 grown children and 13 grandchildren.  Real estate provides a a fun way to work together while we pursue our bucket list!  With  7 transactions after our first year as realtors, we are excited about continuing to work with friends (both old and new) and family.

Having worked with many different churches, pastors and worship teams, we continue to enjoy music and Bible teaching.  Our favorite vacation is taking our RV to the mountains with family and friends.

  • Investment Knowledge 97% 97%
  • Property Valuation 89% 89%

Jessica Timmerman

Licensed Agent
jessi@LRAphx.com
(928) 530-5264

Jessi Timmerman was born and raised in Utah, lived there for 18 years and danced her life away.  She moved after high school and attended Southern Utah University in Cedar City Utah.  Jessi and her husband were married in 2010.  They lived in Kingman, Arizona for 6 years and then moved to the Valley of the Sun in 2016.  Jessi and her husband absolutely love raising their family in Mesa.  Together they are raising 4 beautiful kids.  Jessi loves being a real estate agent and being able to help my clients find their “home”.  

  • Investment Knowledge 97% 97%
  • Property Valuation 89% 89%

Rex Parry

Licensed Agent
rex@LRAphx.com
(480) 257-0312

Rex Parry has been involved in the Real Estate Industry for over Thirty-Years (30). He has held leadership positions ranging from Title Officer, Mortgage Underwriter, Real Estate Agent Licensed in Utah, Arizona and California simultaneously. He also holds Residential and Commercial Contractor licenses in Arizona and California.

  • Investment Knowledge 97% 97%
  • Property Valuation 89% 89%

Stephanie Wright

Licensed Agent
stephanie@LRAphx.com
(602) 291-9514

Stephanie Wright

  • Investment Knowledge 97% 97%
  • Property Valuation 89% 89%

Adam Watkins

Licensed Agent
adam@LRAphx.com
(480) 600-2163

Adam Watkins

  • Investment Knowledge 97% 97%
  • Property Valuation 89% 89%

Sierra Carroll

Licensed Agent
sierra@LRAphx.com
(480) 257-0312

Sierra Carroll

  • Investment Knowledge 97% 97%
  • Property Valuation 89% 89%

Scott Fleming

Licensed Agent
scott@LRAphx.com
(480) 789-9356

Scott was born in Calgary Canada and grew up loving and playing hockey.  His interest in real estate and construction started at a very early age assisting his parents on all their renovation projects.  He graduated from Brigham Young University in construction management in 1995 and after a year of working for a large company decided to follow the entrepreneurial call.  

Scott likes to design and build custom homes and when he can’t do that, he invests in real estate–whether it’s remodel work or acquiring and managing rental properties.  He is happily married going on 25 years and has 5 kids, 4 boys and a girl.  Scott and is wife like to travel, support the kids in all their activities. He still plays hockey and enjoys golfing as well–even though it’s much more difficult to play!

  • Investment Knowledge 97% 97%
  • Property Valuation 89% 89%

Mikki Proffitt

Licensed Agent
mikki@LRAphx.com
(480) 217-8293

Estella (goes by “Mikki”) Proffitt is a third-generation Arizona native, but has lived in Iowa, California, and Missouri. Missouri was her favorite place to live- the slower pace and landscape were wonderful. She has been back in Arizona for 23 years and has two licenses and a business here and does not plan on moving anywhere else. Mikki is an esthetician, has worked as a medical assistant, office manager, and has even managed a spa and chiropractic office.

She enjoys working with residential and finding just the right home for clients. Mikki has lived in the East Valley in Tempe most of the time since she returned to Arizona.

Mikki and her husband have three children ages 23, 17, and 11- they are amazing, kind and creative kids. She is a hobbyist photographer and has a good eye for just the right picture. She is passionate about everything eco-friendly and sustainable and does her best to do right by the planet and the people living on it.

  • Investment Knowledge 97% 97%
  • Property Valuation 89% 89%

Saddiqa Chaudhry

Licensed Agent
saddiqa@LRAphx.com
(480) 526-5644

Saddiqa Chaudhry

  • Investment Knowledge 97% 97%
  • Property Valuation 89% 89%

Martin Murphy

Licensed Agent
martin@LRAphx.com
(480) 789-9356

Martin Murphy

  • Investment Knowledge 97% 97%
  • Property Valuation 89% 89%

Mike Chavez

Licensed Agent
mike@LRAphx.com
(480) 217-8293

Mike Chavez

  • Investment Knowledge 97% 97%
  • Property Valuation 89% 89%