I was born & raised in the Lake Area. I am a Sulphur High graduate class of 1987. I attended Louisiana Tech University and graduated from McNeese State University. I have been a licensed Realtor since 1998. Quality service is my top priority when assisting clients in the purchase of sale of their home. I am a member of our office relocation team. I am a mother of two, active in PTO, and church. I was rookie of the year 1999. Let me help make buying or selling as stress free as possible for you!
I became a licensed real estate agent in January 2000. Real estate is a profession that has given me the chance to grow and share the lifelong ties I have had in the Lake Charles/Sulphur area. The opportunity to work with individuals and families and make their experience comfortable and rewarding is a very enjoyable part of my career. I look forward to sharing my experiences and knowledge of the area with you as you look to fulfill your real estate needs
Lisa Bono has been a Real Estate agent since she received her license in 1995. She is also the office manager and relocation director for Century 21 Mike D. Bono & Co.'s
She has served on a variety of committees including the entertainment committee, the education committee, two terms on the MLS committee and two terms as a board of director for our MLS committee. She has also been awarded "Realtor of the Year" by the times southwest.
She has been married to Mike J. Bono for 21 years and has three children: Cory, Anne Marie and Emily. She and her family live in Lake Charles and are active in many sports including baseball and soccer.
She is involved in sponsorship for various community, organizations and groups.
Other Awards & Recognition:
IMSD - Internet Marketing Specialist
VPA - Verified Professional Agent
Social Networx - Social Certification
Active Rain - Ambassador
As a homeowner living within Lake Charles communities over the last 30 years, I am very familiar with the Lake Charles LA area and qualified to assist sellers, investors, developers, new residents or first time home buyers with their Real Estate needs.
The most important attribute in choosing a Real Estate agent today is mastery of the Web as a marketing tool for your home or property. I have obtained by Internet Marketing Specialist Designation and implement marketing Real Estate to all the major search engines, social media channels and more with a proven strategy to drive maximum traffic and inquiry volume with my listings. By continuing to educate myself in the latest trends and cutting technology in the marketplace I am able to provide my clients with top notch service. Century 21 has recognized me with the coveted 2013 Century 21 Producer Technology Award! Rick Davidson, President and CEO of Century 21 Real Estate LLC said "Marilyn is reaching today's consumers exactly as they prefer".
My professional background includes 16 years of comprehensive sales and marketing experience with Fortune 500 companies in Southwest Louisiana. After Hurricane Rita in 2005, my husband Craig and I moved from Lake Charles, Louisiana to Boca Raton, Florida where I obtained my Florida Real Estate License. My Real Estate career began with two years spend dedicated to the complex Real Estate market of Palm Beach County, with a concentration in luxury waterfront properties, gated communities, new construction, townhouse and condo properties. Upon my return to the Lake Charles area in 2007, I obtained by Louisiana Real Estate License and I have quickly succeeded in establishing myself as a Century 21 Multi Million Dollar Producer within Calcasieu Parish. I am a full-time licensed Realtor and attribute my success in Real Estate to experience, professionalism and commitment to service. What makes Real Estate fulfilling for me is helping families find new homes and watching them embark on establishing memories. As one of the top 100 Real Estate agents within the Century 21 South Louisiana/Texas Region, Century 21 has recognized me with Quality Assurance and Pinnacle Awards for 100% customer satisfaction and performance.
I enjoy participating in Lake Charles charitable events and giving back to the community where I live. As a result, I enjoy writing about my experiences out and sharing our beautiful city in my Lake Charles Real Estate Blog. Staying connected to the Lake Charles community and establishing a network of relationships throughout the years helps me in sharing knowledge of organizations and activities my clients may be interested in. Volunteer activities I am proud to be affiliated with are the Jr. League of Lake Charles and Rebuilding Together Calcasieu.
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