Ellen is an experienced home buyer & seller and real estate rehabber/investor. Early on she learned the benefits of home ownership with its tax benefits and opportunity to build equity. She bought her first home at age 23 and bought and sold 13 of her own homes since then. Ellen’s background in administration & operations, project management, and mortgage lending prepared her well to help clients through the real estate process. She helps clients to understand the process in a patient, stress-free way, communicating next steps all the way through for a smooth transaction. Ellen is a Zillow 5-Star rated Agent. Ellen moved to the Raleigh area in 2004 from Northern Virginia. She has a degree in Technology and Management from the University of Maryland. She and her husband have four grown children. They are active members in their church. They have a heart for marriages and have been leading marriage-focused small groups for years. Ellen loves and supports the work of Charity: Water whose mission it is to bring clean and safe drinking water to the 663 million people in developing countries who are without it. Ellen would love to meet you and have the opportunity to work for you and your referrals whether buying or selling!