Cara Ameer brings a unique perspective to real estate as a bi-coastal agent and is licensed to practice in California and Florida. After building a highly successful real estate career in Northeast Florida with Coldwell Banker Vanguard Realty, Cara has expanded her business to Southern California and is based in coastal Orange County. She is an award-winning REALTOR, real estate media commentator, author, columnist, industry thought leader and speaker.
Prior to selling real estate, Cara worked in the legislative and legal arenas including the United States Senate, American Bar Association and corporate legal departments as a paralegal. Born and raised in Delaware, she has lived in the Washington D.C. metro area, Chicago, Florida and now California.
Working in real estate since 2002, Cara has navigated through all cycles of real estate markets from pre to post crash, short sales, foreclosures, depreciating values, buyer¿s markets, seller¿s markets, challenging appraisals, difficult property inspections and complex repair issues. She has successfully managed real estate transactions and worked with buyers and sellers through the threat and aftermath of natural disasters, having experienced numerous tropical storms and hurricanes. Cara¿s diverse background allows for immense professional perspective and insight in handling a diverse range of properties and clientele. Whether it is working with a luxury property, second home, new construction, architecturally and/or historically significant home, investment property, general resale, condominium, townhome or vacant land, Cara has never met a challenge she didn¿t embrace. She thrives on being a highly responsive resource for those that she serves. She is passionate about attention to detail and takes a hands-on strategic approach to every transaction. Cara thrives on being a connector to people and resources and has developed a vast network of agents with a variety of specialties across the country and leverages the power of this network to the benefit of her customers, no matter where they may be moving to.
Having spent a considerable amount of time on both coasts, Cara has observed a discernable synergy by those drawn to both the Golden and Sunshine states. Weather, quality of life, amazing scenery, an array of places to explore and creating a lifestyle where you feel like you are on vacation every day are strong interests of real estate consumers in both places. She has noticed an uptick of Californians relocating to and investing in Florida, but at the same time has had several customers and friends relocate to Southern California for exciting career opportunities. Cara is aptly positioned to put this synergy to work for you, whether you are looking for a primary or secondary residence in either location or wanting to leverage incredible Southern California appreciation into more purchasing power with investment properties in an income tax free climate such as Florida.
A real estate transaction can often be a confusing conundrum for the consumer. Cara aims to enlighten, empower and inform every customer she serves and offers straightforward, unfiltered advice so that buyers and sellers can make the best decision possible walking through every possible scenario She is an out of the box thinker that will develop unique approaches and solutions to every real estate situation. She believes every property tells a story and will develop that story across a variety of mediums when presenting a property for sale.
Cara has regularly achieved top producer status as a listing and selling agent and has earned numerous awards including Coldwell Banker President¿s Circle, Diamond Society, Wall of Honor, and the FIVE STAR REAL ESTATE AGENT designation by FIVE STAR PROFESSIONAL for exceptional customer service. She holds a Florida real estate broker's license and California real estate license.