- The Washington Times - Thursday, March 29, 2007

Name: Dana Wilson

Company: RE/MAX Allegiance

Address: 6084 Franconia Road, Alexandria, VA 22310

Phone: 703/628-9885

Fax: 703/971-8566

E-mail: [email protected]

Web site: www.danawilson.sell4.com

Year started: 1983

How did you get started in real estate? I graduated from college and took a clerical job with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. I quickly learned I did not like having a boss or commuting, and I thought real estate was a great solution. Both of my parents were in the business, and they helped me get started.

How long with the current company? 13 years

Licenses and designations: Virginia real estate sales; graduate, Realtor Institute

Awards: Northern Virginia Association of Realtors lifetime top producer; RE/MAX hall of fame

Greatest accomplishment in the past 12 months: Helping a first-time buyer get into a first home

Highest-priced home sold: $1,100,000

Most memorable house: A few years back, I had a client looking for her first home. She got outbid about 10 times before we finally got a contract ratified. It ended up to be her favorite home after all, but it was very frustrating for both of us.

Worst experience: Clients bought a home because they loved the roses in the front yard, and when we went to close, the seller had removed all the rose bushes.

Age: 47

Family: Married to Robert Cory; daughter, McKenzie Cory, 10

Pets: A shitzu, Fuzzy

Education: James W. Robinson High School 1977, Fairfax; bachelor of science in journalism, University of Kansas at Lawrence, 1982

Last book read: “Green Gold In Jamaica” by Theana Kastens

Last movie seen: “Rumor Has It”

What kind of car do you drive: Lexus RX330

What is your personal dream home? A one-level home with a large front porch looking out to the Atlantic Ocean.

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