I am a NYS Licensed Real Estate Broker with 20 years of experience, over 120 million dollars in SOLD properties, and I have supervised upwards of 1000 transaction sides. I am a dedicated, full-time, & experienced broker who works around the clock to provide the best service possible to both my buyers and sellers. Residential Real Estate is my specialty with an emphasis on country and lake properties where the additional challenges of APA regulations, Hudson River Black River Regulating District regulations, Galway Lake Campers Association regulations and multiple town codes pertaining to set backs, septic systems, wells, & more are my specialty. I take my clients & their business very seriously and strive to be available to my clients 7 days a week and return all calls promptly. If you are thinking of buying or selling residential property I would be honored to put my experience to work for you.
Where did you grow up?
Tell us about your family:
Married for 35 years, mother of 3 sons…grandmother to four sweet little girls.
What do you enjoy doing when you are not working? Do you have any Hobbies?
I love love love gardening & visiting historic homes. I also enjoy bike riding & taking my dogs for a walk. I love cooking big meals & spending time with family.
How long have you worked in Real Estate?
What did you do before you got into Real Estate?
I was a medical office manager & a medical transcriptionist
Why did you get into selling Real Estate?
I love architecture, decorating,landscaping, historic homes, and helping people
My favorite thing about Real Estate is…………….
How every home & property is different in the area I sell in…not too many cookie cutters…all unique with unique property & features
Do you have a specialty in a certain area. Are there certain properties you enjoy selling more than others?
Yes, always passionate about old homes…lake properties, vacation homes & fixer uppers!
I have accomplished?
What is the most unique property you have listed, purchased, or sold?
An antique home on the Mohawk River dating to the 1600’s…a hidden attic sheltering slaves on the underground railroad.
What are the top 4 things you feel separate you from the competition?
My experience level…not just hundreds & hundreds of residential real estate sales but the dozens of properties my husband and I have owned & renovated personally. Accompanying hundreds & hundreds of structural inspections allows me to spot problems immediately. My network of inspectors, contractors, well & septic experts, etc. My patience and willingness to go the extra mile and ensure a happy client at the end of the transaction.
What is the one tip you would have for someone looking to buy a home?
Work with an experienced agent.
Why should someone choose you as their Real Estate agent?
Great listening skills, patience, experience, dedication, honesty, integrity.
Do you have a nickname:
Kay to some of my relatives..and Grammy to my 4 granddaughters..
Answer the following: I am?
A mother, a wife, a daughter, a sister, a grandmother
Answer the following: I live?
For my family & to help others
Answer the following: I was born?
Answer the following: What drives you?
Answer the following: What is your biggest challenge?
Juggling family life w/professional responsibilities
What is your Favorite Quote?
Feel the fear and do it anyway
Your Alarm Clock just went off……what time is it?
Whatever time my dog decides to get up.
What would be your perfect day?
Any day with bright sunshine and a blue sky
What was your first job?
If you had a super hero power, what would it be?
To see through walls
What is your favorite thing about the Capital Region and or Mohawk Valley?
Can’t answer that as just one thing…too many…Proctors, SPAC, parks, history, green lawns & trees, blue lakes.
Let’s pretend you were building your dream home today and money was no object…..what is one thing it would definitely have?
A gorgeous green house
Who or what is your inspiration?
My aunt, Helen Masten…always upbeat,smart, encouraging, dedicated & beautiful!
Finish the following sentence: Inglenook Realty is:
Not too big, not too small…just right!
What are two things most people do not know about you?
I sing totally off key & hate sports
You are at a restaurant and the waitress asks you what kind of drink you would like? You order?
Sparkling Saratoga water
If your friends had to describe you using 5 words, they would say?
Loyal, dedicated, responsible, kind, humble
One thing you wish you knew?
How to read minds
In my past life, I was a?
Real Estate Agent
Gone with the Wind
Describe yourself in 5 words or less
Determined, driven, energetic, reliable, intuitive
Complete the following sentence: I wish…..
I could clone myself and be in multiple places at one time