Originally from Houston, Texas, I moved to Los Angeles, California to attend college at UCLA. After school I moved back to Houston and then on to Lake Charles, Louisiana. I have lived in Lake Charles for the past 12 years.I began selling real estate in 1993 and was awarded the Rookie of the Year award. I specialize in residential real estate with an emphasis on higher end homes. I am dedicated to finding the perfect home for my client and tenacious in that pursuit.
Other Awards & Recognition:
2009 Gold Level Producer
PROFESSIONAL, FULL-TIME SERVICE ~Managing your transaction from start to finish. Serving Lake Charles, Sulphur, Westlake, Moss Bluff, Vinton, Cameron and surrounding areas.
MY GOAL ~ To provide a prompt response, timely feedback, and maximum exposure to whatever area of real estate that is of interest to you. Let me put my negotiation experience to work for you. Equally important is to provide a pleasant, stress-free experience that will create a customer for life!
EXPERIENCE ~ Realtor since 1992, specializing in residential sales and marketing. Notary since 1997. Mortgage lending background in loans and closings. Vice-President of SWLA Board of Realtors 2010, CRS (Certified Real Estate Specialist) designation.
MARKETING ~ I will provide your home with exposure to potential buyers through print media, internet presence and digital photography. All listings are featured as "enchanced listings" with maximum photos at Realtor.com (The National Association Of Realtors official web site).
STAGING ~ I will be happy to do a free consultation of provide a detailed checklist to make your home stand out from the crowd. Staging is included when you list your home with me!
RELOCATION ~ Offering you relocation information to answer your every question. If I don't know......I will find out for you! Wondering about hotels, schools, traffic, things to see and do? Just call, text, or email me today. Our RELOCATION PACKET includes top-notch information - Request one today!
"A home sale or a home search......you will be my top priority"
Other Awards & Recognition:
Christmas in April
Children's Miracle Network
While I live in Moss Bluff and graduated from Sam Houston High School, I am extremely familiar with all of Southwest Louisiana, especially Lake Charles. I attended McNeese State University and have been married for 22 years. My wife, Sandra, and I have two teenage boys, Justin and Jarren. Before obtaining my real estate license, I owned and operated a service company. My knowledge and experience in the construction industry has been of significant benefit to my clients. I have been a licensed real estateagent since January, 2000 when I was awarded Rookie of the Year in sales volume and production of the Southwest Louisiana Association of Realtors my first year in real estate. I attained my broker's license in 2006 and am an associate broker with Century21 Mike D. Bono & Co.'s. I am dedicated in my pursuit of assisting real estate clients with buying and selling real estate in the Lake Charles area. My experience includes both residential and commercial real estate. With my experience in the constructionindustry, I am qualified to manage new construction from start to completion, including experience with pre-build sales.
New Construcion from start to completion
Experience with pre-build sales
I began my career in the Real Estate field as a secretary for CENTURY 21 Liggio Realty in 1981. I worked there for 7 years before deciding to stay home with my 2 sons. I then returned to work in the Real Estate market as an assistant for 2 Top Producers in 1988. I became a licensed realtor in 2004 & currently I am a full time agent. I am a multi-million dollar producer & have also obtained the Pinnacle Quality Service Award. This award is the result of satisfied customers.
I have been a Board-certified Realtor since 2010. I am currently busy assisting two education corporations to locate sites for the purpose of building multi million dollars, state-of -the -art charter school facilities as well as satisfying families and individuals with their personal residential needs. My background in Business Management from McNeese State University has greatly facilitated these endeavors.
My previous experiences in the banking,service and casino industries established a keen appreciation for quality interaction with the public. I have extended this knowledge into my Real Estate practice where service to my clients is paramount. My Real Estate involvement has also given me a heightened sense of familiarity with the area and people of Calcasieu Parish.
I balance my professional, civic and community involvement by being the proud mother of an active daughter, Jill, who attends Our Lady Queen Heaven Catholic School.