Highest-priced home sold: $1,700,000
Most memorable house: One of my clients purchased back her family’s home. Her great-great-grandparents had built the house, but during hard financial times, they were forced to sell the property. Several generations later, she was able to reclaim her family’s original property and create new memories with her own family for years to come. It was such a joyful, nostalgic transaction.
Worst experience: I once listed a home that appeared to be clearly in the hands of one family member. As we got close to settlement, I found out that, in fact, this property was a web of family legal matters, wills, promises and debt. Fortunately, I was able to leverage one of my closest friends and contacts at Paramount Title to work through the issues.
Family: Husband, Jason; son, Jacob; daughter, Catherine
Pets: Labrador retriever, Cairo
Education: Bachelor of business administration, Howard University, 1990; Master of business administration, Harvard University Graduate School of Business, 1996
Community affiliations/community service/outside interests: Commissioner, National Capital Planning Commission; board of directors, Metro Teen AIDS; member, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.; member, Jack & Jill of America; member, Carter Barron East Neighborhood Association; member, 16th Street Heights Neighborhood Association; room parent, Oyster Elementary School
Last book read: “Republicans and the Black Vote,” by Michael K. Fauntroy
Last movie seen: “The Departed”
What kind of car do you drive? Lexus ES350
What is your personal dream house? A large Mediterranean-style villa on a hill or cliff with incredible sunset views and a boat slip. It would be casually elegant with open spaces for entertaining inside and out, a pool, fireplaces in every room, and a spectacular kitchen equipped with a personal chef.
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