Helping You Fulfill Your Dreams!
- Full Time Successful Realtor Since February, 1981
- Obtained First Real Estate License in 1967
- Grand Rapids Association of Realtors
- Michigan Association of Realtors
- National Association of Realtors
- Certified Residential Specialist
- Short-sales and Foreclosures Resource Specialist
Awards: Numerous Real Estate Producer Awards, Certified Residential Specialist, Photography Awards, National NASTAR Downhill Ski Bronze Award
Education: Numerous Appraisal and Broker Preparation courses; GRI 1 and GRI 2 courses; Business Law, Business Management; Philosophy; Psychology; Residential Carpentry; Creative Writing; Political Science; Physical Geography; and Computer courses
Languages: English, Dutch*
Church Affiliation and Activities: Attending Calvary Undenom. Church, Assisted in Monthly Wedding Aniv. Celebrations, Budget Counselor, Facilitator of Peacemakers Ministry Seminars, Secretary of Church Singles Group, Marriage Growth Committee Think Tank
Civic Activities: Grand Rapids Association of Realtors, Michigan Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, National Rifle Association (Rockford Sportsmen Club), Senior Coalition, Great Lakes Coalition, Various Charitable and Environmental Associations, Silver Streakers Ski Club
Hobbies: Encourager, Grandchildren, Family, Friends, Downhill Skiing, Sailing, Hiking, Photography, Reading, Whitewater Rafting, Writing, Various Art Forms, Helping People Fulfill Their Dreams for a Home :)
Goals: Using my energy and my talents, abilities, compassion and passion in the most effective way. I have a heart for helping people. I enjoy and thrive on challenges and I am willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done.
*I was born in The Hague, The Netherlands, and emigrated at the age of seven with my parents and siblings. I grew up in a Dutch-Christian home surrounded with music and many Dutch traditions.