For a lot of agents, real estate is often a second job or a next career; but for Ann-Marie Grotticelli, it's been her one and only sole occupation for the past 25+ years. Real estate is how she put herself through college, and became her lifelong passion.
Ann-Marie began in the field as a receptionist at a brokerage's corporate office in Bethesda, MD, then worked in a sales office in Old Town, Alexandria, VA where she ran the front desk. She got her real estate license, and assisted a strong local realtor for several years, setting the stage for her own success.
A Licensed Realtor in Virginia since 1994, also licensed in the District of Columbia for over 10 years, Ann-Marie is a Lifetime Member of the NVAR's Multi-Million Club and a multi-year award winner of the Top Producer Club. Her numerous other awards include the Centurion at her previous firm, repeated entry in Coldwell Banker's International Diamond Society, plus ranking in the Greater Washington D.C. Metro Top 100.
While her awards are impressive, it is the loyalty, trust and satisfaction of her happy clients that mean the most to her. The majority of her business comes from repeat customers and referrals, and there is no greater compliment than that. People love working with Ann-Marie because she believes in old-school values, and The Golden Rule of treating others as you would want to be treated. She is hardworking, timely, efficient, communicative and available ¿ all qualities that make a seamless working relationship.
Ann-Marie is also a tough negotiator and excellent problem solver who is not afraid to get her hands dirty when the occasion calls for it. This seasoned professional will help find your dream home, prepare your home for sale, and manage the entire transaction to closing with finesse and expertise.
With her family being from Arlington, growing up in Springfield, and now living in Alexandria, she does business wherever her client's needs take her. Ann-Marie has vast knowledge of the entire Northern VA market as well as DC, and enjoys helping others find homes on the other side of the river. She can recommend anyone, from lenders to inspectors, contracts to cleaners, down to the best salons, coffee shops and hair dressers in town, making her an incredible resource and partner.