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About The Vineyard Life

The Vineyard Life understands that you have many options when you decide to buy or sell real estate on the island. Our team is eager to share their expertise and experience, whether your dream is in Edgartown, Oak Bluffs, Vineyard Haven, Chilmark or beyond.

And, we know that owning or renting on “The Vineyard” is more than a place and the values associated with homes and properties are connected with a casual, classic coastal lifestyle.

While our clients may come to us to find their home, they stay because the Vineyard life finds its way into their hearts. The diversity and charm of the various communities, and overall lifestyle mean something different to each and every one of our clients who experience this unique island.

Let us help you find your Vineyard life.

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Martha’s Vineyard Real Estate Sales and Rentals

Founded in February of 2019 and based in Edgartown, MA, The Vineyard Life is a trusted community of experienced Real Estate Agents that specialize in real estate ownership, sales and rentals. Our online experience offers a quick glance a properties across the island for purchase and vacation rentals, but we hope you will stop in during office hours or make an appointment for a meeting, showing or open house.

Local Knowledge – Worldwide Reach

Our partnership with eXp Realty provides the resources of a worldwide Real Estate Brokerage with over 27,000 agents with understanding of the Island’s market that our local Agents bring to every transaction.

While our clients won’t need to work directly with eXp Realty, behind the scene, they support us with an extensive real estate knowledge base that provides our clients the kinds of resources not offered by traditional agencies. The Vineyard Life meets local needs, however, with substantial understanding of local island real estate trends and properties.

Unlike traditional real estate agencies or franchises that require an agency to conform with strict management and marketing processes, eXp Realty encourages local agents to develop their own brand because local agents know their market better than off Island organizations. This is our way of making the transactions smooth and professional for our customers and clients who seek transparency, ease and trust in the sales process.


 

 

Our Agents

The Vineyard Life team is committed to representing our discerning clients buy, sell and rent properties on Martha’s Vineyard.

Caring, conscientious, ethical and knowledgeable, our team helps clients and customers effectively deal with every detail involved with renting, buying and selling real estate on Martha’s Vineyard. Real Estate transactions on the Island can be different than many other locations areas because many transactions are second homes, or the buyer/seller handle the transaction remotely.

The experienced real estate professionals at The Vineyard Life are longtime island residents who take special pride in their ability to find the perfect property for prospective buyers and renters – and to help island home sellers position their properties for a timely and successful sales transaction.

All of our professional Real Estate Brokers carry the Realtor Designation, which ensures our agents are well trained and abide by the NAR Code of Ethics.


 

Meet Our Agents and Staff

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Janet Leigh Scott

Founder / Realtor®

I fell in love with the magical island of Martha’s Vineyard long before ever stepping foot on it’s shores. Once I arrived, I decided it would be my forever home; and in 2001, it became just that – my Edgartown Dream. My background i s in the corporate world and I have incorporated the strengths that made me very successful in that environment into my career in Real Estate on Martha’s Vineyard. My mission is to provide my clients with unparalleled service, attention to detail, flexibility, accompanied with strong listening and communication skills. *Experienced Professional, Change Agent, Lean Six Sigma Advocate *Proven Track Record in Negotiations, and Talent Development *MBA and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certified At The Vineyard Life Brokerage by eXp Realty, your freedom of choice is respected. What you want counts, we cater to your desires, and that’s what makes us unique.

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Tjark Aldeborgh

Associate Broker / Realtor®

A life-long Vineyard summer resident, I had the opportunity to move to the Island from Vermont in 2008. I started Homes on Martha’s Vineyard (HMV), a full-service real estate sales and vacation rental agency. As Managing Broker for HMV and now with The Vineyard Life brokered by exp Realty, I have developed a thorough understanding of the unique nature of the MV real estate market. Prior to entering the real estate industry, I worked management-level positions in a variety of advertising, hospitality, non-profit and technology-based industries in New York City, Boston and Vermont. My professional experience includes: Director of Communications for the Vermont State Chamber of Commerce/Vermont Hospitality Association; managing a full-service advertising agency, publishing a recreational magazine and being paid to ride snowmobiles in Alaska and Vermont as Communications Manager for a 45,000-member non-profit organization. While my professional background has been diverse, my focus has remained the consistent – be passionate about what you do in a location that you love with people you respect. Living on Martha’s Vineyard has allowed me to continue this lifestyle. I chose to work at The Vineyard Life because its agency philosophy aligns with my personal beliefs and my goal is to help my clients realize their dreams of the Vineyard Life.

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Kimberly Biggs

Realtor®

Kimberly moved to Martha’s Vineyard year-round from Chatham, NJ in 2010 after spending numerous summers here with her family. She made the move so the children could be closer to their grandparents and be raised in a wholesome, safe, community based environment. Kimberly is a homeowner in Vineyard Haven and resides with her 3 children, boy/girl twins Dylan and Anabelle, and daughter Ashley. She frequently can be found cheering on her active children at the Hockey Rink, Lacrosse or Track fields, or riding ring at the barn. Kimberly is also the owner of the children’s Boutique Bibi’s located on Main Street, Vineyard Haven. Her meticulous attention to detail, customer service, communication, and thoroughness are why clients seek her out to help them find the right property that fits their needs. Kimberly is a licensed sales agent, Realtor® and member of the Cape Cod and Islands MLS.

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Carleen Cordwell

Realtor®

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Joanna Fairchild

Realtor®

Joanna has been a year round resident of Martha’s Vineyard since 1995. Prior to live on the island, Joanna was a pubic relations and event executive in Boston, MA. She managed her own consulting business and held positions at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel, the Sheraton Tara Hotels, Reebok International, Harvard University, Bank of America and Arnold Worldwide Advertising. Once on Martha’s Vineyard, Joanna started a business in Oak Bluffs called High Rollers, providing roller skating fun to the summer tourists. In 2005 She founded Vineyard Coach & Concierge, a transportation and event planning company. In 2013 Joanna sold her company and now combines her love of being a wedding planner with her passion for real estate. In addition to real estate sales and rentals, Joanna is an ambassador for the Martha’s Vineyard Chamber of Commerce and Vice President of the Vineyard Hills Homeowners Association.

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Tatiana Bucheli-Ferry

Realtor®

Tatiana joined The Vineyard Life, LLC this year as a sales agent and Massachusetts Realtor®. Currently working as an associate at the Martha’s Vineyard Bank she loves to work at the real estate office when she has a free day, putting her new skills to use. Previously, she worked at the Kelley House as well as an independent travel agent and tour guide. Using her special skills from a career in hospitality is the perfect match for new clients looking to buy or sell or home on the Island. She has a special way of welcoming all people who are either visiting for the day or renting a vacation property. She also enjoys seeing many of her customers from her previous positions who stop by to say hello. Her professional presence, ability to lead people, resolve problems and customer service makes her a perfect addition to the Edgartown office. She is graduate of the International University of Ecuador with a major in International Finances and Tourism. She is fluent in Spanish and English. Tatiana lives in West Tisbury with her husband and beloved dog “Piper”

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Valentina Globa

Realtor®

Valentina was born and raised in Moldova in Eastern Europe. During her summer vacations she came to USA to explore a different culture and to enjoy meeting new people. After spending several years working on the Island, Valentina realized that Martha’s Vineyard has a special place in her heart and moved here permanently in 2014. After years of managing one of the most popular and busiest coffee shops in Edgartown and making many friends as well as loyal relationships with the customers. She took her skills to another level by getting her real estate license and joined The Vineyard Life, LLC as a sales agent and a Massachusetts Realtor®. Valentina prides herself on being honest, trustworthy and enthusiastic. These are traits she has brought to all her endeavors. Valentina resides in West Tisbury with her fiancé and is looking forward to planning her wedding in 2022. She is a graduate of The Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova, with a bachelor’s degree in finance and Banking. When not working she enjoys long hikes on the many Land Bank Trails, going to the beach and cooking up a wonderful Sunday dinner. “This beautiful island has changed my life in an amazing way bringing me love, peace and a new lifestyle”.

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Sharon Graham

Realtor®

SRES® / RENE Certified Visit my website: sharongraham.net You will find a wealth of useful Real Estate information for home buyers and sellers on my website! Before you buy or sell a home, be sure to either contact me or view the current market information here within my website.

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Joni Jackman

Realtor®

Joni has been a long time summer resident on Martha’s Vineyard – 14 years. In 2019 she took the plunge and moved to the island on a year round basis. Joni’s prior background in construction dovetails with her passion for all things real estate. She is a Certified Property Manager, authorized to work anywhere in the US, and holds her real estate license in both MA and New Hampshire. Joni’s other loves include her adult children and grandchildren. When not in the office, Joni can be found playing tennis (USTA member) or paddle boarding on the numerous ponds and inlets on the island.

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Deborah Furr Mcsween

Realtor® Licenced in MA & NJ

Deborah has enjoyed this magical island since the age of 6, Falling in love with the Island an spending every summer here. I love showing clients this wonderful island and will work closely with you to purchase your island dream home. My corporate excutive experience and business ownership of with a NJ lingerie shop "Johari" will transend into my real estate career on Martha's Vineyard. If you want to work with a someone who will give you undivided attention, give me the opportunity to assist you in finding your forever home, investment property or sell your current island home to upgrade to a new one.

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Teri Pirozzi

Realtor®

Originally from Arlington, MA, Teri has been a seasonal Edgartown resident since 1987 and year-round since 2008. Back in the 80s, she & her husband visited the Vineyard for the first time, and like so many others, it was love at first sight! Considered to be a true “Renaissance Woman”, with a lifetime of experience, that includes executive recruiter, sales and business builder, owner/manager of hospitality & tourism businesses, IT administration, life coach, and personal trainer. Additionally, she is currently an Ambassador for the Martha’s Vineyard Chamber of Commerce. Teri has immersed herself in the charming lifestyle, community, and beauty that is Martha's Vineyard! She is ready to help you find your perfect Vineyard dream home, just as she did!

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John Sullivan

Realtor®

John has possessed his Massachusetts and Florida real estate licenses for 20 years. Specializing in island residential home sales, John’s mission is to provide his Vineyard clients with a five-star real estate experience, hassle-free ownership, and real property equity opportunities. His organizational leadership, strong interpersonal communications skills, and sales experience resonate with the real estate clients he serves. He is a veteran advertising industry executive, and previous president of an industry-leading national advertising and marketing group headquartered in Tampa, Florida. He and his wife Karen relocated to the Vineyard in 2000. When not in the office, John and Karen are cruising the Vineyard waters in their 30’ Cobia.

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Serena Ward

Realtor®

Serena was raised on Martha’s Vineyard with a true and deep passion for her life long island community. She plunged into sales at an early age, selling advertising and educating Island businesses on how to promote themselves through Martha’s Vineyard Online. Over 2 decades selling advertising, Serena developed lifelong connections and friendships with the island business community. Her clients would refer to her as persistent and extremely determined in meeting their needs. With an interest in houses and architecture, Serena become a real estate agent in 2004. As a real estate professional, she recognizes and values the trust her client's place in her and strives each day to exceed their expectations. Serena feels real estate is not just about buying and selling property, but more importantly, building long term relationships with her clients based on common values. Serena’s enthusiastic, go-getter attitude and genuine caring nature are ideal for capturing each client’s desires and skillfully guiding them towards reaching their real estate goals. Serena’s passion for real estate is joined by a deep love of family and friends. She can be found boating, fishing, beach combing, enjoying live music, dining and enjoying the best the Vineyard has to offer. With her deep knowledge of all things Martha’s Vineyard, you can count on Serena to be your go to person. Use Serena’s skills to your advantage when your selling, buying, investing, or renting real estate on Martha’s Vineyard. Please reach out to learn about our current market trends or get an opinion of value on your property to understand how it fares in our market today.

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Nadi Yordanova

Realtor®

Contacting The Vineyard Life

Reaching one of our agents is as easy as a quick stop at our prime Edgartown location:

Stop into our office at: 32 North Water Street, Edgartown (corner of North Water and Winter Street).

Our mailing address is: 243 Edgartown / Vineyard Haven Road, Box 9000, Edgartown, MA 02539

Office Phone: (774) 549-9374

Email:
Sales: Info@thevineyardlife.com
Rentals: Rentals@thevineyardlife.com