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Experience: 4+ years
Specializations: Single family residential, multi-family, land and investment properties.
Areas Served: Mainly the Ithaca area, within the Finger Lakes Region of New York.
Q: What made you become interested in real estate?
A: Past experience in real estate development, interior design and property management made selling real estate the natural next step.
Q: What is the most interesting thing that happened during an open house you hosted?
A: Nothing extraordinary – beyond making good connections with interesting people.
Q: What was your favorite moment in your career so far?
A: I love it when clients are giddy or cry (happy tears!) during closings – it shows me how meaningful this professional really is.
Q: What do you wish you had known when you first got your real estate license?
A: Nothing – I have learned so much along the way, which is part of what keeps this job interesting and fun.
Q: In what ways have you seen the real estate industry change since you started?
A: In my own area, investment properties are an increasingly hot commodity. I’ve adapted to being much more aggressive while writing offers on those properties.
Q: What’s the most challenging part of your job?
A: Setting appropriate expectations. This can be done with lots of research and documentation to show what a property is worth – beyond the zestimate.
Q: If you could sum up being a real estate agent in five words or less, what would you say?
A: Every day offers unique challenges.