About Us

Fine Homes Group – International Luxury Real Estate Marketing








Berkshire Hathaway Arizona Properties

Just awarded the prestigious designation of Berkshire Hathaway’s 2013 Diamond Circle and nationally recognized as one of the top real estate teams in the United States, the Fine Homes Group is the premier luxury real estate group in Scottsdale, Paradise Valley, Carefree, and Cave Creek, Arizona.  We take pride in exceptional client service, marketing, negotiating, and exceeding expectations for our clients and everyone involved in our transactions.  We are full-time professionals and market experts with over 28 years of combined experience and are confident our work will speak for itself.


Dan New HeadshotDan Ward

Partner – Fine Homes Specialist

602.391.3661 (cell)



Born on the Central Oregon Cost, Dan moved to Arizona to attend Northern Arizona University.  He graduated with Honors and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management and has lived in Scottsdale ever since.  After graduation, Dan worked for 10 years in the restaurant business in various rolls with Kona Grill as a General Manager and District Manager, opening 15 new locations nationally and overseeing mulit-unit operations.   Dan earned his professional real estate license in 2007 and has endured the lows of the market.  Dan is an expert in North Scottsdale’s most premier golf communities including DC Ranch, Desert Mountain, Troon, Mirabel Club, Whisper Rock, Estancia, and Silverleaf.  He is a member of the Scottsdale Association of Realtors, the Arizona Association of Realtors, and the National Association of Realtors and is also a Certified Distressed Property Expert.


Lesley New HeadshotLesley McGee

Partner – Fine Homes Specialist

480.203.6949 (cell)



Lesley was born in Belfast, N. Ireland and moved to the United States in the 1960s, relocating to Seattle, WA.  She attended the University of Washington where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree.  After college Lesley spent 12 years working for Continental Airlines managing flight crews in the South Pacific, Hawaii, Denver, New York, Minneapolis, and California.  She finally landed in Arizona in 2002 and began her real estate career shortly thereafter.  She is a member of the Scottsdale Association of Realtors, the Arizona Association of Realtors, and the National Association of Realtors, and specializes in the North Scottsdale luxury marketplace.  Lesley’s two children attend the University of Arizona, in Tucson.  Though Lesley devotes herself as a full-time real estate professional, she enjoys participating in wine and cooking events, golf, skiing, and traveling.


Nora New Headshot

Nora Heideman

Partner – Fine Homes Specialist, ABR

480.329.0878 (cell)



Nora Heideman has been a REALTOR® in North Scottsdale since 1990. Born and raised in North Dakota, Nora obviously has a great appreciation for the climate and ambience Arizona has to offer! That Midwestern work ethic and a great love of working with and meeting people have been traits that have become the foundation of Nora’s real estate career. Nora began working in Real Estate with Desert Mountain Properties, one of the premier golf communities in the world, involved with the sales and design/construction of hundreds of homes over the next 15 years. Her passion for design and knowledge of the building process allows her to help clients create their perfect home from design phase to completion, both in and outside of Desert Mountain. Clients from out of state can rest assured that every detail is handled and satisfaction has resulted in a career based on long-term relationships and referrals of family and friends.