Where did you grow up?
I grew up in the Mohawk Valley right in the southside of Amsterdam.
What do you enjoy doing when you are not working? Do you have any Hobbies?
I absolutely love taking my little pup Sofie on walks when the weather is nice.
How long have you worked in Real Estate?
I've been working in Real Estate for just about 4 years.
What did you do before you got into Real Estate? How did this prepare you for Real Estate (if at all)?
I owned a very successful breakfast eatery called Europa Café for 20 years. Working with customers all day long helped me understand the importance of customer service, I made sure I was doing the best I could so that everyone walked away happy with their experience.
Why did you get in to selling Real Estate?
While we owned Europa Café, My husband and I would flip houses on the side and it was something we really enjoyed. As we got to doing it more and more, it made sense for me to get into Real Estate so I could learn as much as possible. It has truly become a passion of mine and we continue to flip houses to this day!
My favorite thing about Real Estate is................
When I can help a client find the perfect house for them and their family. There is no better feeling than driving by a house I have sold and seeing decorations up during the holidays. It really makes me feel like I helped them start this chapter of their life.
What is the most Challenging/Gratifying Aspect of What you do?
The most challenging and gratifying aspect of this role is making sure the customer ends up in the right home they are happy with for a budget they are equally happy with.
What is the most unique property you have listed, purchased, or sold?
They're all unique in their own way!
What are the top 4 things you feel separate you from the competition?
Customer service first and foremost, I will always go out of my way to make sure my client is satisfied with the job I do. I also go out of my way to protect my clients throughout the process. I am extremely communicative, touching base every step of the way, and will always answer my phone.
What is the one tip you would have for someone looking to buy a home?
To take make sure you take your time and not to rush the process.
Do you have a nickname:
My friends all call me Rose!
Answer the following: I am?
I am always learning and trying to be the best agent I can be for my clients. You can never know too much in Real Estate.
Answer the following: I live?
I live in Perth, NY just outside of Amsterdam.
Answer the following: I was born?
I was born in Italy and came to the US when I was young with my family.
Answer the following: What is your proudest moment?
Watching my son graduate from high school and then college were some of the proudest moments of my life.
Answer the following: What drives you?
The desire to help people in their search for a home that they are extremely happy with!
Answer the following: What is your biggest challenge?
Finding someone the perfect home in a busy market where houses sometimes sell in 1 day.
What is your Favorite Quote?
When you do what you love for a living, you never work a day in your life!
Your Alarm Clock just went off......what time is it?
I'm an early riser! My alarm is set for 5:45 AM daily.
What would be your perfect day?
A beautiful summer day near the Ocean with my Husband, son and puppy.
What was your first job?
My first job was as a waitress at the Pompei room in Schenectady!
If you had a super hero power, what would it be?
I'm not sure about a super hero power but my favorite super hero of all time has to be Wonder Woman!
What is your favorite thing about the Capital Region and or Mohawk Valley?
My favorite thing about this area has to be the people and the sense of community we have here.
Let's pretend you were building your dream home today and money was no object.....what is one thing it would definitely have?
This one is easy! A heated infinity pool that overlooks the ocean!
Finish the following sentence: Inglenook Realty is:
A wonderful agency that has taken me in and taught me everything I know. Inglenook Realty consists of truly incredible people that are always willing to help in a moments notice. I could not be happier to be a part of of this great hometown organization.
What is your phone number and email address?
What are two things most people do not know about you?
I am fluent in Italian and I am also a huge animal lover!
You are at a restaurant and the waitress asks you what kind of drink you would like? You order?
I would order a glass of white wine and a water to stay hydrated!
If your friends had to describe you using 5 words, they would say?
I think they would describe me as honest, trustworthy, reliable, kind and persistent.
My dream vacation would have to be visiting the Hawaiian Islands.
Rod Stewart has always been one of my all time favorite artists!
My favorite food is definitely Seafood.
Complete the following sentence: I wish.....
I got into Real Estate sooner!
Final Thoughts? What else should we know?
Feel free to contact me anytime. I am never bothered by any phone call and even if you just had some questions and were curious about looking into a property please do not hesitate to call me at 518-866-2406!