As a resident of the Lake Norman area since 2005, Colleen has deep roots in the community. Her local community understanding coupled with her real estate industry knowledge, guarantees her clients will enjoy a positive purchase or selling experience. “Seek first to understand,” is the motto that has driven Colleen her entire professional life. She believes listening, seeking clarification and providing accurate information is crucial for any effective negotiation. Colleen has honed these skills over a very successful 32 years in Corporate America within the sales and insurance industry. Ranked as a top sales achiever in her industry, Colleen decided to leverage this sales success by launching into her own real estate investing in 2007. This rewarding experience helped guide Colleen’s desire to assist others realize their real estate dreams. Today, Colleen currently manages rental properties for herself and others. Colleen works as a broker at Lake Norman Agents.com where she assists her clients with residential sales, rental properties, investment properties and all their property management needs. Her vast knowledge in real estate expands throughout the Lake Norman area and Catawba County, NC. Born into a military family, Colleen is hardworking, honest, genuine, organized, and prompt. Her attention to the details, integrity and effective client communications, establishes happy, repeat customers and customer referrals! Her analytical mind is perfect for those looking for more than simply a “real estate salesperson.” Her ultimate goal is to be your trusted real estate advisor by demonstrating exceptional customer service and value. Colleen graduated from Appalachian State University where she received a Bachelor of Science and Business Administration, with a concentration in finance and insurance. Colleen met her husband, Michael while attending school in Boone, NC. They raised their daughter, Katie Rose in the Sherrills Ford, NC area. Katie now attends The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Colleen and her family are involved in various community service activities and are passionate animal lovers! They share their home with 3 cats and a dog (Snowy, Peeky, Elsa, and Bella). When Colleen is not busy volunteering, she and her family enjoy boating, fishing, and hosting many friends and family at their home on Lake Norman. Whether you are looking to buy a property or sell a property, Colleen will focus on delivering to you a seamless transactional experience which will exceed your expectations.