Experience working for you!
35 Years of Real Estate Experience and training in a unique combination of real estate fields; sales, lending, and appraising. Having worked with investors, developers, contractors, relocation clients, and sophisticated buyers as well as first-time home buyers, Holly brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to benefit you.
Real Estate Appraiser for 20 Years. The technical skills of a real estate appraiser are an invaluable asset in determining your home's value. The analytical training and objectivity of a real estate appraiser are also strong assets in negotiation, problem solving, and pricing.
Self-Employed for 30 Years. Running your own business requires initiative, the ability to market a product, excellent communication skills, good organization, outstanding reputation, and community networking. Personal qualities such as confidence, positive attitude, honesty, and professionalism have also been essential ingredients in my success.
Contra Costa Resident for 30 Years – with intimate knowledge that comes from living, working, and raising a family in Contra Costa County. I am familiar with the schools shopping, employment, youth sports, recreational activities, restaurants, Mt. Diablo, neighborhood parks, the Iron Horse Trail, Regional Center for the Arts, and seasonal community activities.
Lifetime Resident of the East Bay and an appraiser in Sonoma, Marin, San Francisco, Alameda, and South Bay counties. My experience appraising in other Bay Area locations provides me with unique knowledge of the strengths of Contra Costa County. As many buyers are relocating, it is advantageous to have a larger perspective of the Bay Area and appropriate information to allow favorable comparison with the surrounding communities.
Successful Listing Agent – personally attentive to your goals with an innovative approach to marketing and accurate pricing techniques. Other agents enjoy working with me on the sale of your home due to my professional, straight forward attitude and goal-oriented, honest approach.
Experienced Buyer's Agent – buyers feel an extra level of comfort due to my diverse background in lending, appraising, and working with builders and developers. I provide knowledgeable guidance in negotiation, offers, inspections, contracts, and problem solving. I communicate frequently, have skilled resources, and provide accurate information with clear explanations.
"Master Negotiator" training and certification from University of San Francisco. Experienced in the subtle art of negotiation with a "win-win" attitude to promote your position.
Certified Luxury Home Specialist. Specialized training in the marketing of luxury homes. Techniques employed for the most demanding clientele are the standard of care for all my clients.
Strong Technical Background – State-of-the-art technology and training to provide the highest level of service to my clients. Knowledge and skills to promote your home on the internet and provide an on-line transaction if desired.
Married 33 Years – Understand negotiation, compromise, and problem solving.
Raising Two Children has taught me perseverance, flexibility, commitment to principles, patience, and tolerance.