Known as a "straight shooter" by buyers, sellers and other real estate professionals I have earned the Certified Residential Specialist designation. This is the gold standard of designations and held by only 3 out of every 100 residential sales professionals. I am a full-time residential real estate professional in close-in Northern Virginia and have been since 1973. I am a seasoned professional. I know this market inside and out and have a wealth of real estate experience. It is unlikely that anything would occur in a sale that I have not previously encountered and handled successfully. My top-level of business works in everyone's favor. I have encountered a variety of challenges and have implemented more solutions than agents who do a lesser amount of business or have not had the years of experience that I have had. I also have background experience in advertising, publishing, banking and crisis intervention.
I am a real estate professional who: listens; shows enthusiasm in her work; is experienced; is knowledgeable; is ethical; is professional; is focused; is candid; is a good negotiator; is organized; has long-term reliability; provides guidance and gives you space to make your own decisions; gives you "breathing room"; is experienced with all aspects of a sales transaction; will expertly manage all of the many pieces; has a circle of reliable resources: inspectors, contractors, lendors and attorneys; is objective, diplomatic and tactful; get's the job done.
I work with Sellers and Buyers, both first-time Buyers and Sellers as well as experienced Buyers and Sellers.
My business is well-balanced .
Accordingly, I know how Buyers and Sellers think and make decisions which benefit the clients with whom I work.
I am deserving of Sellers/Buyers trust.
I will listen carefully so as to understand your needs, concerns and priorities.
I will handle your transaction with enthusiasm and creativity.
I will utilize my 30+ years of experience to your advantage.
I will draw upon my skills and advanced training to provide superior results.
I will always be forthright in my dealings with all parties.
I will consistently demonstrate professionalism.
I will remain objective and on task.
I will be candid with you and will relay what you need to know.
I will use my highly developed negotiating skills to your advantage.
I will ensure that nothing "falls through the cracks".
I am detail-oriented, organized and thorough.
I have built and maintained great connections. I share my resources as needed...trusted, reliable, reasonable workers and trades-people.
I am respected by other real estate professionals in my community. They know me to be knowledgeable, professional, thorough and they like to work with me. I bring instant credibility to the properties and clients I represent.
I am an expert at the negotiating table. In this strong and sometimes chaotic market, t I am detail oriented and a strong negotiator. I understand the nuances and technicalities of our contract inside and out. My years of experience and well-honed skills are a benefit during negotiations. As a result, pitfalls are avoided and advantages are often gained.
..Providing service and performance
that Sellers and Buyers
are confident that their needs
will not just be met
but will be surpassed;
that value will be received...
Extensive Experience since 1973 with close-in Northern Virginia property:
Single Family Properties,
Condominiums and Townhouses.
Licensed Virginia Realtor Since 1973.
Close-In Northern Virginia Properties
Arlington; Ballston, Clarendon, Courthouse, Rosslyn, Virginia Square Metro Accessible Neighborhoods
Arlington; All residential neighborhoods
CRS; Certified Residential Specialist. This is the gold standard of designations and earned by only 3 out of every 100 residential professionals.
Ultra-knowledgeable re the unique/individual culture of close-in condominiums in Arlington, Alexandria, Falls Church and McLean.
Resident of Arlington, Virginia since 1958. Uniquely aware of variables of each and every neighborhood.
Vast experience in every kind of market conditions
Strong organizational skills
As a volunteer listener and former President of the Board of Directors with the Northern Virginia Hotline, a community crisis center, I have highly developed listening skills and am able to discern what is truly important to sellers and buyers.
#1 Agent for over 25 years; Arlington, Virginia Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Office
2008 National Leadership Award; Mid Atlantic Region. This is an award given to only one agent on the Eastern Seaboard and awarded for her commitment to the highest level of service and professional excellence.
NVAR Million Dollar Club; Lifetime Member
Certified Residential Specialist (CRS). This is the gold standard of designations and earned by only 3 out of every 100 residentialsales professionals.
Northern Virginia Association of Realtors (NVAR) Top Producer Club; Lifetime Member.
2008 and 2013 #1 Associate - Coldwell Banker Washington, D.C./Virginia