Your home is your most important possesion and my most important concern.
My goal is to provide my clients the very best Real Estate
experience possible. I believe that with my knowledge, experience,
honesty, and integrity that I can make every deal the best deal for my
clients. For the past 29+ years I have consistently maintained top sales
awards in the local Grand Rapids market.
- Michigan Realtor for 29+ years.
- Over 1,000 closed transactions and career sales in excess of 170 Million Dollars.
- Associate Broker's License.
- Graduate Realtors Institute (GRI)...National Designation held by less than 20% of the Realtors in the USA.
- Certified Residential Specialist (CRS)...National Designation held by less than 4% of the Realtors in the USA.
- Society of Distinguished Real Estate Professionals (SODREP)...Awarded to less than 1% of the Realtors locally.
- One America: At Home With Diversity (AHWD)...National Designation held by less than 1% of the Realtors in the USA.
- Short Sale and Foreclosure Resorces (SFR)...National Desgination developed in 2010
- Consistant high sales awards over the past 29 years at:
- Five Star Real Estate (2008-present)
- Re/Max International (1990-2008)~ "100% Club Award" (Re/Max
International award based on high sales volume) and "Re/Max Hall of Fame
Award" (Re/Max International award based on high sales volume)
- Greenridge Realty (1983-1990)~"Multi Million Dollar Award" (Company award based on high sales volume)
- Mother to a beautiful & talented 16 year old daughter!
- Enjoys living and working in the historic districts of Grand Rapids
- Hobbies include: camping, kayaking, weaving, organic gardening
and CSA (community sponsored agriculture), holistic health, meditation.
- Community Involvement includes: Hospice, homeless issues,
Habitat-for-Humanity, children's issues and Children's Miracle Network,
"Brownie" and "Junior" and "Cadette" Girl Scout Leader, environmental
issues and sustainable living and business practices
Services for Buyers:
- Mortgage Qualifications & Pre-approvals
- Current Market Advice and Selection of Properties
- Investment counseling ~ knowledge of 1031 Exchange and purchase of property within Self Directed IRAs
- Buyer Brokerage Representation
I have worked extensively with the first time buyer market, and welcome the chance to help you locate your first home.
I have worked with many investors to find appropriate investment properties and purchase them with 1031 Exchange or inside Self Directed IRAs to save money and avoid capital gains tax. I look forward to helping you with the same.
I have successfully worked with many relocation clients, helping them find the exact requirements their family desired.
Services for Sellers:
- Current Market Evaluation & Value Pricing
- Services of Professional Stager and Feng-Shui Consultants
- Aggressive marketing plan
- Periodic updates of market activity
- Extensive internet marketing campaign
I have successfully negotiated short sale transactions and hold the
SFR (Short Sale & Forclosure Resources) National Certificate.
My Personal Promise to you.
- Honesty: Open honest communication
- Reliability: Doing what I say I will do
- Loyalty: Always looking out for your best interest