04 Jul 2018
How to Avoid the Top 8 Home Inspection Mistakes
It’s easy to get swept up in the excitement of buying a home. Once you’ve had an offer accepted on your dream house, you’ll probably be anxious to move in. However, before you make...
A native of Providence, Rhode Island, Marie received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Rhode Island. After moving to Denver, CO, she enlisted in the US Air Force. While enlisted as Medical Laboratory Technician, she completed her Master’s Degree in Management with Troy State University and was ultimately commissioned as a Transportation Officer. Her military career allowed her to live in various parts of the US (Arkansas, California, Florida, Ohio) and Germany, as well as a tour in the Middle East during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. After she and her husband retired from the military, they relocated to the Phoenix area in 2001 so that he could continue his aviation career.
Marie earned her AZ Real Estate license in early 2002 and her AZ Real Estate Broker’s license in mid-2005. A strong advocate of continuing education, she has been awarded the Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI) and Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) designations by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). She is also recognized as a leader in the practice of Online Real Estate and officially certified as an e-PRO, Internet Professional, by the NAR. As a Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE), she helps homeowners navigate their choices when they are behind on their mortgage payments and/or they owe more on their mortgage than their home’s present value. Marie’s moral and ethical philosophy in real estate and her personal relocation experiences enable her to build enduring relationships with her clients while helping them "Cross New Thresholds".
For fun…. she and her husband enjoy hiking, traveling, and riding their motorcycles.
Professional Affiliations and Designations
National Association of REALTORS®
South East Valley Regional Association of REALTORS®
West Maricopa Association of REALTORS®
Master of Real Estate Society (MRE)
Veterans Association of Real Estate Professionals (VAREP)
Military Relocation Professional (MRP)
Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR)
At Home With Diversity (AHWD)
Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE)
Certified Risk Management Specialist (rCRMS)
e-PRO Internet Professional (e-PRO)
Graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI)
06 Jun 2018
Whatever your reasons are for relocating to a new area, the process can feel overwhelming. Whether you’re moving across across town or across the country, you’ll be changing more than your address. Besides a...
17 Apr 2018
According to the National Association of Realtors, staging a home prior to listing it can result in a faster and more profitable sale.1 In fact, the Real Estate Staging Association estimates that professionally staged...
04 Apr 2018
From summer vacations to winter holidays, it seems each season offers the perfect excuse to put off our to-do list. But be careful, homeowners: neglecting your home’s maintenance could put your personal safety—and one...
01 Nov 2017
“Communities work better (students perform better, crime rates are lower, kids are safer, people live longer) when neighbors know one another better. Knowing your neighbor on a first-name basis…is a surprisingly effective first step.”...
04 Oct 2017
INTRODUCTION Turn on the television or scroll through Facebook, and chances are you’ll see at least one advertisement for a group or “guru” who promises to teach you how to “get rich quick” through...