I am: A 3rd-generation Washingtonian who loves our beautiful Northwest!
I have: 31 years in real estate and a long history of happy customers!
My business: 100% comes from referrals or repeat clients.
My style: Low-key, no-pressure, service-oriented, combined with thorough hard work!
How I work: I educate, guide, and give ideas as needed, and am an experienced negotiator.
My education: I have a B.A. from University of Washington and owned my own business prior to real estate. To remain a licensed Realtor, I continue to take 30 Clock Hours of State-approved classes (every 2 years) in many areas: Real Estate Law, Title Insurance and Escrow practices, Appraisal fundamentals, Loan processes, Internet Marketing, Negotiating, etc.
To provide customer service to the highest level of satisfaction
To conduct my business in a professional and ethical manner
To care for my clients and earn their trust through hard work, integrity, communication and knowledge.
To continually educate myself by taking classes on real estate - related issues, marketing, & other subjects.
1st) A comparative market analysis (CMA) will be done on your property to determine present value.
2nd) I will give suggestions on preparing your home for market and for "staging" it.
3rd) I hire a professional photographer and put together an online Photo Gallery.
4th) During the listing, I strive to get your property sold to the best buyer with the most effective marketing methods possible.
5th) Good communication with all parties is crucial to a smooth transaction
Your needs and wants will be carefully heard and always kept in mind. You will be presented with any necessary facts, statistics, and/or recommendations in order to make your decisions confidently. I will negotiate for you with your best in mind, always using "the Golden Rule" as my standard. I will make myself available to your schedules as much as possible, and get answers to your questions in a timely manner. You will feel "cared for" by me.