Coming from a family tradition of real estate professionals, investors, and builders, Teri has years of observation, interaction, and training in addition to 16+ year's experience as a licensed Maryland Realtor®. As a Trusted Real Estate Advisor, Teri helps her clients through every aspect of their real estate transaction with her extensive market knowledge, innovative marketing techniques, and a strong commitment to client care. Her goal is to maximize her client’s return on their home investment, whether it’s negotiating the best price and terms for buyers or realizing top-dollar for sellers. A resident of Maryland for 30 years with children in the Howard County school system, Teri has a wealth of local information at her fingertips for families relocating to this area. To better serve her clients, Teri has taken extensive coursework to earn the following designations: - Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) – This designation is awarded to agents who have a proven level of experience and have taken in-depth training on the residential real estate market to better serve their clients. - Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) – This designation means that she has had extensive coursework focused on the industry’s best methods for helping home buyers through every step of the buying process. - Military Relocation Professional (MRP) – A designation awarded after extended coursework on working with veterans and active-duty military buyers and sellers. - Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA) - a designation specifically designed to enhance skills in pricing properties, creating Comparative Market Analysis, working with appraisers, and guiding clients through the ins and outs of home values. - Short Sales & Foreclosure Resource (SFR) – This designation is provided when agents obtain additional education in selling short sales and bank-owned residential property. - Seller Representative Specialist (SRS) - This designation is awarded to agents who have completed multiple courses in home valuation, marketing, sales, and negotiating skills. Howard County Realtor® of the Year 2013, Teri is active in her local board, the Howard County Association of Realtors® (HCAR), where she served on the Board of Directors (2009 – 2012). In addition, she has served on several committees with HCAR: the Realtor® Political Action Committee, Affiliate Membership Committee, Communications Committee, Social Committee, and Grievance Committee. Teri is also a member of the Howard County Million Dollar Real Estate club.