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W E L C O M E
Whether you move down the Block, across the City, the Country or to another Continent...
Please rely on me for all your Real Estate and Relocation needs. I teamed up with my Mom and partner in 1996. We can make your move successful and less stressful. We have moved many times ourselves we understand what you are about to experience.
Buying and selling a home within Columbia, within South Carolina, across the United States, simply anywhere I can help. I can refer you to a Realtor ® with experience if I cannot personally assist you here. We have a referral network and stay in touch with you and your Realtor® to assure you get the same outstanding service that we offer you.
I save you time by working with you over the Internet first via email, and when you get here in person. It is my goal to go above and beyond the norm and to exceed your expectations.
- Top Producers since 1993
- Mother & Daughter Team since 1996
- I find the property that you want to buy.
No Pressure. I am patient and work with your time frame and needs
- I get you information from all listed properties that fit your criteria
- We can List & Sell the home that you already own.
- Your home listed on 24+ Internet Sites
- Our AWARD Winning Sites rank high on TOP SEARCH engines
- We refer you to a REALTOR at your new destination if you are leaving the Columbia area
- Think of us as your 1 Stop Relocation service
I provide you with all the necessary information you will need for a smooth move and real estate transaction. If you live here and want buy a home, upgrade, downsize or build a new home, we are both ready to assist you.
We are Relocation Specialists. Our websites have LINKS and helpful information about Columbia, surrounding communities and local real estate listings. Read testimonials from our very satisfied clients.
I know the market well. I am an experienced negotiator. I will assist you with your financing and the best loan that's right for you.
I continue my education annually and have been awarded several professional designations to assist you better. I was awarded CRS Certified Residential Specialist ®in designation January 2006:
RE/MAX Hall of Fame
Top 100 RE/MAX Teams of the Carolinas '02
#1 RE/MAX Metro Producers 2002
RE/MAX 100% Club
RE/max Executive Club
Rank in the Top 1/2 % nationally
Lifetime Member Circle of Excellence
Consistent Annual Top Producers
CRS Certified Residential Specialist®
ASR Accredited Seller Representative®
ABR Accredited Buyer Representative®
CSP Certified New Home Sales Professional®
e-PRO Certified REALTORS®
My Mom Rosemarie and I go above and beyond the call of duty. Our business is based on referrals and repeat business. The only way we can achieve that is by providing exceptional service to all of our clients.
i/We have access to any properties on the market:
- New Homes
- Resale or Custom Homes
- For Sale By Owner's
- I am ready to represent your best interest buy - sell - relocate
Buying A Home? Buying your 1st Home?
As your Buyer's Agent (ABR)® I'll help you find the home that you want to purchase, no pressure. I represent and protect your interest and explain everything in detail so you will understand the buying process. I treat you as we like to be treated and make sure that you are comfortable with the process.
You may not be aware that not all Agents are Realtors. Not all Realtors® are created equal. There is a difference. Letters behind a REALTORS® name confirm professional designations earned, experience, knowledge and success. They are professional designations awarded by the National Association of REALTORS®. They are earned and awarded. This is our full-time business, not part time with another full-time paying job that comes first. You come 1st with me.
CRS® is the highest professional designation in real estate. Check http://www.CRS.com for details. Only 4% of all REALTORS in the US can call themselves a Certified Residential Specialist®.
Not all Agents are REALTORS and not all REALTORS are created equal. There is a DIFFERENCE. Visit www.CRS.com for details.
REALTOR® is a federally registered collective membership mark, which identifies a real estate professional who is a Member of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS ® and subscribes to its strict Code of Ethics
Thinking of Selling your Home?
We list and sell property anywhere in the Columbia and Lake Murray area. Our Listings are selling! We bring RESULTS you are looking for.
* Significant exposureto more buyers on all our Internet sites, local, national, international.
I can represent your best interest when:
Changing your Life
Corporate Transfers - Families - Individuals
We are both Certified New Home Specialists (CSP)®. We'll assist and represent you with the purchase of a NEW home. We will be at your side throughout the process from selecting the right lot, writing the contract, inspections, walk-through and closing. Please call me and I'll explain what exclusive buyer representation means to you and why it is very important to you
Our family has relocated many times across the US and around the world and that helps me understand your needs better. I have been there and look forward to help make your move a smooth one.
On the Personal Side:
I was born in Seoul, South Korea. Our family moved from there to Albany NY, to Atlanta, Atlantic City, Norwalk CT, Memphis Tenn, Chicago, Las Vegas and a few more places until Columbia became our home. I graduated from the University of South Carolina (USC) 1996. Graduate with a B.S. Accounting. I also have experience in Accounting, Hotel business and more. I decided to team up with my Mom 1996 and to become a REALTOR®. Over the years I continued my education and I was awarded the CRS, CSP, ASR, ABR, and e-PRO Designations. My husband Dave owns his a business PARTYTIME (DJ's, Weddings, Casino Nights (FUN), and much more). His family lives in the Denver Colorado area. Bojo, our adorable Yorkie, is our dog and keeps us running. We both love to snow ski, snowboard, camping, hiking and enjoy nature in the overall. I like to decorate and travel.
My sister Corinne graduated from USC 2005 (BS in Business & Finance) is employed at Merrill Lynch in Columbia.
Rosemarie, originally from northern Germany near the Baltic Sea, met husband Peter in Switzerland, has supported his hotel management career for almost 40 years, raised their two daughters Kirstin & Corinne, volunteered in schools, athletics, band, dance, and the community. Her background: Risk Management, Hotel & Restaurants, & Banking & International Banking. She decided on a career in Real Estate in 1993 to provide personalized service for people on the move wanting to make a difference during this sometimes stressful time. She loves her family, dog, nature, gardening, movies and the beach.
The Greater Columbia Association of Realtors®(GCAR)
Central Carolina Association of Realtors® (CCAR)
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION of REALTORS ® (NAR)
The Real Estate Buyer Agent's Council ®
National Home Builders Association® (NHBA)
Council of Residential Specialists®
Womens Council of REALTORS®
Our Mission Statement
Our goal is to provide the finest real estate services possible. To treat all customers honestly, fairly and to give every client the level of service that EXCEEDS their expectations. We strive to be well informed, courteous, competent, accessible and thorough from locating that special property or marketing a property for sale through the completion of the transaction.
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