I have been a Full Time Realtor ® since 2002 in the Baltimore Metro and surrounding areas. Prior to residential real estate, I worked in the healthcare industry. I earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Emory University (Atlanta, GA), and held various clinical, sales, and management positions for over 25 years. A "second career" in real estate evolved so I could be more available to my aging parents. Becoming a Realtor ® was actually an easy career change. I already had a lot of experience with real estate from a personal vantage point. I also brought with me years of customer service experience, education & guidance, and negotiating contracts with health care payers, that has made a difference in the way I conduct my business.
I am a "typical" homeowner that has bought and sold numerous homes of my own since 1980...firsthand experience as a first time home buyer, relocating and buying a home in a new and unfamiliar area, working with a builder designing a two story home from an existing rancher. I have lived in many different neighborhoods in Baltimore Metro and owned many kinds of homes - Catonsville, Lutherville-Timonium, Fells Point, Kingsville, and Perry Hall. First hand, I can share with you my experiences, the pros and cons of different types of home buying. I also have owned several investment properties, so, if you're thinking of buying to flip or invest, I can help you with building an investment portfolio.
I am happy to assist any one looking for professional assistance and guidance in buying and selling residential properties. I will work with you in your time frame and provide excellent customer service.
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DIANE ANNESTELLA, PROFESSIONAL HOME STAGER & REDESIGNER
I’ve been redesigning rooms for as long as I can remember…
I was lucky enough to have been born into a large family – that meant more rooms and furniture to choose from! I was known for bartering for furniture or accessories whether for my own space or a siblings’. After redesigning a childhood friend’s home in 2005, I was asked by her neighbor to organize and redesign her home, the beginning of my career. A back injury in the Spring of 2018 provided me time to acquire home staging and redesign certification and master virtual design programs. The Home Staging Resource (HSR) Certification Program was the first and is the only Accredited staging training by the Real Estate Staging Association (RESA), the governing body for the home staging industry. Achieving certification by the most comprehensive and intensive home staging and redesign course in North America was the next natural step for my career.
What I enjoyed learning most was a variety of interior design programs where I could offer virtual redesign options for my clients. Whether it’s a picture or a virtual video of room transformations, these options allow the client to actually see the redesign before any furniture is disturbed or major work is started. Another benefit is eliminating possible misunderstandings between homeowner and contractor or husband and wife. Not sure if you would like that new sectional or countertop? See it first in virtual to help you decide before you buy.
I have been serving clients in Baltimore, MD and its’ surrounding northern counties, York County, PA and New Castle and Kent County Delaware.
BARBARA DECARLO, LICENSED REAL ESTATE SALES PERSON
I started in the Real Estate industry in August 2000. My first position was Front Desk Receptionist at a local Real Estate Brokerage. This was my introduction to real estate as I handled a variety of responsibilities. I quickly became the Front Desk Manager handling everything from listing properties to compliance review for contracts and payment of settlement checks to our agents.
In 2015, I joined the team as Phyllis’ full time Administrative Assistant and Transaction Coordinator. I am able to bring a vast amount of knowledge gathered over the last 18 years. In 2017, I decided to obtain my Realtor ® license to expand my knowledge and increase my ability to help our clients. I share the team’s belief in bringing a personal touch to our business. By doing this, we hope to make the real estate experience as smooth as possible for our clients.
Together, we truly form an awesome team that is committed to you and your unique real estate needs. With all our resources, we are able to answer any questions you may have and gather needed information to save you time during this process.