About Monica

Introduction
Monica has worked as a full-time Realtor® since 2003. Prior to real estate Monica worked for ten years in public accounting and corporate finance. She is well versed in negotiations and pricing strategy and is focused on exceeding client expectations and providing outstanding client service. Monica excels at growing her real estate business through referrals from past clients, friends and family. Monica knows that satisfied clients share their positive experiences and want to refer people who will also appreciate and benefit from the professional services she provides.

Background
Monica is originally from Florida. She graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelor and master degree in accounting and started her professional career with KPMG. After a rotation in audit and tax, Monica worked at Walt Disney World in corporate finance. After enjoying several challenging roles at Disney and with the encouragement of her executive leadership Monica decided to pursue her MBA degree. Monica moved to Chicago and attended the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. After graduating from business school, Monica rejoined the corporate world working for Diageo, one of the world’s largest alcohol beverage companies. With ten solid years of business experience, Monica decided to make her career move into residential real estate. Friends often hear Monica say, “This is my dream job. There is no other job I would rather have.” This enthusiasm and passion continue to promote Monica to the elite ranks of top real estate professionals.

Monica and her husband, Mark, have two boys who attend Franklin Sherman Elementary School in McLean. In her spare time, Monica enjoys reading, traveling, snow skiing, and wine tasting.

Approach
Monica provides the highest level of service to her clients. She works to build long term relationships and repeat business while exceeding her clients’ expectations. Monica values all referrals of friends, family, and coworkers.

Monica uses her strong analytical skills to evaluate market data for pricing and evaluating properties. She also leverages her outstanding and creative negotiating skills to secure her selling clients the best terms. Her straight forward approach to property evaluation empowers her clients with the knowledge to make educated decisions. Monica has a proven record of commanding top prices for her selling clients in less than average market times.

Monica enjoys the challenge of finding the “perfect” property for her buying clients. Her keen listening skills enable her to uncover her buyers’ true needs and wants. Monica believes open communications with her clients and keeping them informed of their options is one of the most important aspects of the buying process. Furthermore, Monica never waivers from the Golden Rule of putting her clients’ interest first.

Expertise
Monica sells and markets single family homes, condos, co-ops, and new construction properties. As a relocation specialist, she works with buyers moving to Northern Virginia and Washington D.C., as well as sellers relocating out of the area. Monica has extensive knowledge of how to invest wisely to build equity in a home. She has lived through many renovation projects and helps clients identify the best projects to improve the value of their homes.

When it comes to selling homes Monica has a proven marketing plan to drive demand and garner contracts with the best terms for her selling clients. Monica provides staging advice and prepares both home and client for a quick sale.

Educating buyers is also something Monica enjoys. She helps buyers understand the process, develop a game plan and timeline for purchasing a home and strives to match buyers with properties that best fit their needs.

Monica markets and sells homes in Northern Virginia including: McLean, Arlington, Falls Church, Falls Church City, Tysons Corner, Alexandria, Vienna, Great Falls, Reston, Fairfax, Burke, Springfield, Fairfax Station and Lorton. She is also licensed and enjoys working with clients in Washington DC and particularly in the neighborhoods of: Capitol Hill, Cleveland Park, Kalorama, Adams Morgan, Eastern Market, Columbia Heights, Georgetown, Foggy Bottom, Chevy Chase, Friendship Heights, Woodley Park, Wesley Heights, Glover Park, and Dupont Circle.