I love to help people sell and buy houses. Feeling committed to ensuring that the utmost efforts are made in meeting my clients objectives in buying or selling a home - simply makes me happy. My confidence in meeting your needs is based upon years of experience as a real estate professional, featuring a high number of personal referrals and repeat business from satisfied homeowners. My first goal is to help you feel confidence when making such an important decision: that I will provide information and skills that will help you feel sure that you are being represented by an agent; who is a part of a team of seasoned real estate professionals; and an organization second to none. I am totally committed to applying the resources necessary to help you attain your home sale and/or purchase objectives. And, most importantly I love what I do.I love to win. Negotiating and winning is great. It is exciting to get your clients what they want. I work hard to be good at what I do and my clients surely benefit. My real estate practice is focused in Montgomery County, Maryland and I am a licensed Associate Broker in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. and am associated with Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.'s Rockville/King Farm Office and have earned many real estate specific designation, certifcations, and awards. I love to build relationships.A simple smile brightens my face and my heart soars when I am referred to a client. It tells me that I am appreciated and valued. There is a growing list of people who know I care about my clients, will give them great service, and will work very hard. Whether the referral is a friend, family member, neighbor, or colleague. I know that the person referring me is thinking of me and I've built a solid relationship of trust. To me this is my greatest measure of success.All of my relationships are important to me and I am proud of the professional relationships I have built with real estate agents, lenders, settlement attornies, insurance agents, home inspectors, pest control companies, service professionals and so many others they all add to my personal and professional growth.Bruzee Chisholm Associates is my real estate team comprised of professionals that assist me with giving the best service to my clients. It is comprised of my partner Alan Bruzee, Associate Broker, who is the most competent agent I know, a top producer, and has been selling real estate for almost 30 years, Kimberly Reynolds, Salesperson, who has been an agent for almost 10 years and is successful and simply adored by everyone she knows, Patrick Sanchez our Marketing Specialist is a professional writer and published author, he strives to make our materials superb, and most important is Laura Della Sala our licensed Processing Manager who ensures that the transactions run smoothly, the paperwork is being tracked, everyone has what they need and knows where they are supposed to be and when. This team provides the support and dedication that I need for my clients when undertaking such a complex transaction. My team makes everyday better because they care as much as I do. Alan Bruzee & Yvette Chisholm; Laura Della Sala; Kimberly Reynolds
The Following are designations that I have earned:
ABR: Accredited Buyer Representative - is a designation that represents a Real Estate Sales Associate who is qualified to provide buyer representation and is familiar with buyer brokerage and buyer agency issues. Awarded by the Real Estate Buyer's Agent Council (REBAC).
CRS: Certified Residential Specialist - is considered the "master's degree of real estate". Every CRS Designee must have a proven track record in the business, as well as advanced education in related areas like finance, technology and marketing. The training available to CRS Designees includes a strong focus on technology and its applications in the real estate business. Awarded by the Residential Sales Council.
GRI: , is a nationally professional real estate designation. This designation may only be earned after successfully completing a rigorous educational program that includes 92 hours of live course instruction from a statewide faculty selected because of extensive experience in their own areas of expertise. This designation is available only to members of the local, state and National Association of REALTORS Graduate, REALTOR Institute.
ePro: is a new certification offered through the National Association of Realtors. It is a comprehensive Internet certification program for real estate professionals. e-PRO holders have completed a course covering fundamentals of online business, understanding and creating online relationships, web marketing ethical and legal issues, and adaptions to new ways of doing business online that serve consumers ePro.
SRES: Seniors Real Estate Specialis identifies those members who have successfully completed its education program along with other prerequisites. This designation was created to help REALTORS help seniors make wise decisions about selling their home, buying rental property, or purchasing real estate. The REALTOR has demonstrated that they have the requisite knowledge, demonstrated experience, and expertise to be a seniors real estate specialist and counselor. This designation is offered through the Senior Advantage Real Estate Council
CNHS: Certified New Home Specialist, is recognized as Real Estate's #1 certification representing professionalism in working with Builders & New Home Buyers. More than 25,000 brokers, builders, managers & sales associates have increased their knowledge, confidence and professionalism http://www.sellnewhomes.com/.
At Home with Diversity Certification, AHWD certification relays to the public that those certified have been professionally trained in and are sensitive to a wide range of cultural issues inviting a wider volume of business from a greater variety of cultures. For more information on this course and its business principles, please visit the At Home With Diversity.
Member of GCAAR Contract & Clause Committee (Former)
Greater Capital Association of REALTORS
Maryland Association of REALTORS
National Assocation of REALTORS
Long & Foster Prestigous Founders Club
Long & Foster Gold Team Member
Long & Foster Top Producer & Top Sales
Long & Foster Top Lister
Awards Excellence in Customer Service Awards
Long & Foster Top Group by Units Sold/Montgomery County-DC
Long & Foster Top Team - GCC
The Realty Alliance - National Sales Award
Zenger Miller - Leadership Trainer
Certification By Referral Only - Member
Long & Foster Office Top Producer - Team
Lions Club International Business Networking International
Negotiating; Positioning; Marketing; Market Research & Market Knowledge
Staging; Pricing; Confidant: Trusted Advisor; Contract Knowledge and Sales Expertise
Licensed Associate Broker in Maryland, Washington D.C., and Virginia. CRS, GRI, ABR, e-PRO, SRES, CNHS. Partner of Associate Broker Alan Bruzee - together known as Bruzee Chisholm Associates.