About Me

My Professional Philosophy:

·The foundation of my business and standard of practice is built on:  Professionalism, Integrity, Communication, Continuing Education, Compassion & Working with a sense of urgency = Results 

·My strong work ethic, exceptional people skills and effective communication ability, which are predicated on being an active listener, allow me to service my clients as I would want to be serviced – with constant communication and no surprises!


·I am dedicated to protecting my client's emotional, financial and legal interests in every transaction.


·I understand and support the emotional process of buying and selling a home - it is not just a transaction...it's your home.


·I am a full-service provider and have built an outstanding network of real estate professionals ready to support my clients in areas that include:  financing, title, escrow, legal, inspections, home repair, staging and moving.


·I offer my clients real business experience to maximize their equity and minimize their legal liability.


·I am a long-term relationship REALTOR®, not a transactional REALTOR®; I build life-long professional relationships based on honesty and mutual respect.


·I embrace continuing education in real estate practices and legal standards.

 

My Geographical Focus:


I specialize in the Silicon Valley real estate market, with emphasis in: the cities of Los Gatos, Saratoga, Santa Clara, Sunnyvale, Cupertino, Mountain View and Palo Alto, San Jose (including the communities of Silver Creek Valley, Evergreen, Almaden Valley, Willow Glen & Cambrian).


My Professional Affiliations/Designations:

·SRES® Designee (Seniors Real Estate Specialists®).  This designation demonstrates necessary knowledge and expertise to counsel ages 50+ through major financial and lifestyle transitions in relocating, refinancing, or selling their family home.


·ASP® (Accredited Staging Professional®).  This designation demonstrates knowledge in preparing homes for sale by enhancing home staging excellence.


·CRS Designee (Certified Residential Specialist®).  This coveted designation is given by the Council of Residential Specialists.  To earn the CRS designation, every REALTOR® must have a significant mix of experience and number of real estate transactions, along with rigorous courses of advanced training.  Just 3% of all REALTORS® nationwide can call themselves CRS designees.


·e-PRO® Certification.  This certification was developed through a partnership of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) and the Social Media Marketing Institute (SMMI).  REALTORS®who hold this designation are trained how to effectively utilize the latest technology, including social media, to best service today’s hyper-connected consumers.  These designees incorporate rich media, social networking, and e-office strategies in their business for greater productivity, to promote the latest technology best practices, and to provide exceptional client service.

  • a graduate of the Alain Pinel Realtors Master's Success Program, an industry-leading, comprehensive curriculum, she has been grounded in every aspect of real estate. 

·         Member of CAR – California Association of REALTORS®

·         Member of NAR – National Association of REALTORS®

·         Member of SILVAR – Silicon Valley Association of REALTORS®

·         President’s Club – Alain Pinel Realtors

  • Diamond Society, Coldwell Banker 2018

 

My Real Estate Experience:

Coldwell Banker, Los Gatos, 2016 to present

Alain Pinel Realtors
 – Los Gatos July 2013 to 2016

Coldwell Banker, Top 10% 2018 Los Gatos Office 

1st Quarter 2015, Top Ten Producer

Coldwell Banker Real Estate – Los Gatos            2004 - 2013, returning 1/2017 to present

  •  Previews Property Specialist

This designation is exclusively given by Coldwell Banker.  Only 5% of all Coldwell Banker agents nationwide receive this designation, which is given for experience in selling homes priced over a million dollars.

  •  International Sterling Society, Coldwell Banker Silicon Valley

 Achieved Top 10% sales in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011.  In addition, awarded the "Rookie of the Year" first year in real estate.

  • International Diamond Society, 2018, Coldwell Banker, Los Gatos

 

My Personal Background:
 

I am a lifelong resident of the Bay Area so I know the area intimately!  I have had residences in Monte Vista/Cupertino, Santa Clara, San Francisco, Mountain View, Saratoga, Willow Glen and since 1984, Silver Creek Valley, San Jose.  I have been trained and certified by the County of Santa Clara to work with youth from broken homes and single mothers.  I have one son, Nathan and two lovely grandchildren, Nick and Emma!

Interests:  yoga, golf, volunteer at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center