- My husband and I have been buying residential and commercial properties for over 20 years. He affectionately calls me the "Hound Dog" because I love the challenge of finding an investment property. I do all the research, executing the purchase and management of our properties. My husband is just along for the ride so to speak. I put have that same tenacity and excitement when helping clients find their Dream Home or a commercial space for thier business or investment portfolio.
My Credentials and Memberships
- When I got my Masters degree in Clinical Psychology 25 years ago I could not have forecasted how often I would use my experiences as a Marriage and Family Therapist while helping real estate clients. Those skills, of listening well and asking good questions, are essential for me as an agent to help people articulate what they are looking for and makes the searching and buying process go much smoother. I am not a sales person who will attempt to talk you into buying a home or commercial property. That is a decision that only you can make once you have all the relevant information. I am happy to walk along side you in the journey of gathering information and purchasing a home or Commercial property. I have my credentialing as a Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES), which means I have been trained/educated on how to navigate the complexities of helping clients 50 yrs+ through the sale of their home, the relationships with family members and finding a new home that is best with "Aging in Place" specifications. Anytime a parent or grandparent is selling a family home there will be many "voices" that are invested and are wanting to be heard. Navigating all those voices while insuring that my client is respected and able to make the best decision for them is a journey I will happily navigate.
My Community Involvement
- I am very involved in my community. I was President of my children's High School PTO for 4 years. I coached my daughter's Junior High Volleyball team. I was Chair of the Education Committee for the Iowa City Area Association of Realtors because I am passionate about helping others and education! I have been part of the Women's Ministry Team at my church for 6 years. I really enjoy helping teach classes, organize conferences, small groups, and out reach events to serve our community.