Laura has sold real estate in the Fuquay-Varina and Holly Springs areas since 1996. She prides herself on excellent communication and negotiating skills and has surrounded herself with real estate brokers that are highly skilled and dedicated to their real estate career. Laura is a Member of the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing and promises to deliver top-notch professionalism and expertise with every one of Front Porch Realty’s transactions. Laura is a dedicated community volunteer with particular interest in young people and schools. Her passion is bringing the business world to students in the classroom and the classroom to the business world. She welcomes mentoring any local business to join her!
Annie and her family have called Fuquay-Varina home since 2013. Originally a native of Northern Virginia, and more recently Florida, Annie has sold real estate since 1999 and has a vast knowledge of the real estate industry in addition to be dually licensed in North Carolina and Florida. Annie has specialized in residential homes, HUD homes, short sales, and bank-owned properties. She is poised with an extensive marketing background and has experience working with homeowners, first time buyers and investors alike. Annie feels the most important thing a potential home buyer or seller needs to consider when choosing a real estate professional is trust. She has a history of success and integrity in real estate that you can depend on. You can count on her to always work with your best interests in mind and to represent you and your requests to the best of her ability. Honesty, Integrity, Tenacity and Trust
* Congratulations to Annie for being Front Porch Realty’s MARCH 2018 AGENT and NOVEMBER 2018 of the MONTH for her sales and listings volume!
Paula has been selling real estate in the Triangle since 2001. She spent her early years as on-site agent in new home sales in the top selling communities of the Triangle and then continued her career as a general brokerage agent primarily focusing on buyers relocating from all over the country. Paula loves to show newcomers everything the Triangle has to offer! Paula has also taken on the roles of client care manager and closing coordinator, and everything that falls in between, for top producers in our local industry. Paula is a North Carolina native, born and raised in Goldsboro, a small town in Eastern NC. Paula moved to Raleigh in 1998 to attend NC State University and has been fortunate enough to call the Triangle home ever since. In her free time, Paula is an avid reader, hula hoop enthusiast, animal lover, wife, and mom that loves nothing more than a good Lifetime movie with her lab mix Chino after a long day.
* Congratulations to Paula for being Front Porch Realty’s FEBRUARY 2018 and OCTOBER 2018 AGENT of the MONTH for her sales and listings volume!
Cheryl is a Wake County native and the proud granddaughter of J.E. Strickland (d.1981) who was a NC real estate broker (licensed in 1957) and owner of Acme Realty Company on Hargett Street in downtown Raleigh. In keeping with the family business, she became a licensed Broker in 1982.
Being part of such a legacy and working in other employment settings centered around teaching, learning, and access, Cheryl values serving a diverse client/customer base and recognizes that it is just and right to treat every human being with decency and respect.
She has had the privilege of living in southeast and north Raleigh, Fuquay Varina, Angier and Cary…obviously, she’s a Wake County fan!
Cheryl’s also “fanatical” about taking the stress out of the real estate process and making her clients feel “right at home.”
Donya has been Front Porch Realty’s office manager since 2013 and much to our delight became a licensed real estate broker in 2016. Donya enjoys meeting new people and serving them through the emotional and exciting process of buying and selling their home. Whether it’s across town or out of town, she would love to be your Broker. As Office Manager Donya handles our marketing, transactions, and day-to-day business for both the Fuquay-Varina and Holly Springs offices. Donya enjoys working with all of the fantastic Front Porch Realty Brokers and clients in this exciting market. Donya, her husband, and three children moved to North Carolina from Maine in 2003 and have called Fuquay-Varina home ever since!
* Congratulations to Donya for being Front Porch Realty’s APRIL 2018 AGENT of the MONTH for her sales and listings volume!
Heather specializes in residential real estate sales and is happy to put her many years of experience to work helping her client’s find the perfect new home, or sell their current home, anywhere in the Triangle or surrounding area. Heather believes in networking and can use her vast network of professionals to find the right agent for you anywhere in the United States. Because family is the most important thing to Heather, her goal is nothing short of selling your home in the very shortest amount of time possible and/or finding you and your family the most perfect home for your needs; within your budget–with no stress. When you are Heather’s client, you become her family, and she will take the very best care of you. Heather’s goal is for you to look back on the services she provided to you and proudly recommend her to everyone you know. If real estate crosses your mind, Heather wants to cross your mind too, every single time. Heather was born and raised in eastern North Carolina and has the strong “down-east” accent that many associate with native North Carolinians from that area. She is the oldest of 3 sisters and her sweet Mama and Daddy still live in the house that she grew up in. Heather grew up in a farming family and her mother was a teacher. She was taught from an early age that hard work pays off. Heather attended East Carolina University in Greenville, NC and was licensed in 1997. She married her husband in 1999 and relocated to the Triangle in 2001. Heather started her family in 2006 and could not be more proud of her two girls and to be raising them in Southern Wake County, in Fuquay-Varina. It is a hard town to pronounce but not a hard place to stay!
* Congratulations to Heather for being Front Porch Realty’s DECEMBER 2018 and JUNE 2018 AGENT of the MONTH for her sales and listings volume!
Teresa began her real estate career in Fuquay-Varina in 1985. While working with both buyers and sellers in all areas of real estate, Teresa has seen tremendous growth of the Wake and Harnett county areas. Teresa has been active in the Fuquay-Varina Woman’s Club, Chamber of Commerce, and the Fuquay-Varina Baptist Church. Teresa is also a member of the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing. She loves the challenge of finding buyers their perfect house, whether it be for a first time buyer or a senior looking to retire and down-size. She enjoys being involved in the Fuquay-Varina community, but she also knows and sells the entire Triangle area. Teresa was born and raised in Harnett County to a farming family that expected everybody to work hard. She received her BA degree in Business from N. C. Wesleyan College and worked in the corporate world for many years. She has raised her two beautiful girls in Fuquay-Varina and enjoys gardening, her two grandsons, friends, and her Maltese, Bella. Teresa has been blessed with wonderful clients that provide her with steady referrals, but she always love meeting new ones!
* Congratulations to Teresa for being Front Porch Realty’s MAY 2018 and AUGUST 2018 AGENT of the MONTH for her sales and listings volume!
Kim is Front Porch Realty’s Equestrian expert. She specializes in assisting buyers and sellers with their horse, land and other real estate farming needs throughout the Triangle, North Carolina area. Kim designed and built her own home in Fuquay-Varina and created Double K Farm in 1997. Over the years, she has shown her Morgan gelding under saddle and carriage driving and she has bred her Quarter horse. Double K Farm is also home to Kim’s corgi, terrier and cat.
Kim has worn many hats throughout the years. From Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps and Air Traffic Control Specialist with the Federal Aviation Administration to office manager for a residential paint company. Kim has always been an avid outdoors person, horsewoman and dog lover. She also volunteers for Wake County 4H at Horses for Hope.
Kim loves helping buyers and sellers with any of their real estate needs and is always excited to see others fulfill their dreams, just as she has.
David has spent his entire life helping others and being a real estate broker allows him the opportunity to continue this tradition. As a nurse for 20 years, David has learned to be a strong advocate for his clients. As a father of 3 pre-teen and teen girls, he has learned to be a strong negotiator. David was born and raised in Angier, so he knows Harnett and Wake counties well. After college, he spent many years in the big city of Charlotte, NC. When it was time to raise a family, David couldn’t think of a better place than Fuquay-Varina. David is a dedicated family man to his wife, three girls and his community. He would love to help you find your perfect home in this community.
* Congratulations to Dave for being Front Porch Realty’s SEPTEMBER 2018 AGENT of the MONTH for her sales and listings volume!
After a twenty five year career in Human Resource management and matching great employees to world class employers, Dave is transferring his years of Human Resource talents into matching buyers and sellers with the home of their dreams. Dave is a graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from The University of Southern Maine and a Master’s Degree in Psychology from The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Dave along with his wife and two college age young adults are originally from Maine and have called Holly Springs home since 2005. As Dave has aggressively searched to find great employees and “the perfect home” for his family in southern Wake County, he is looking to employ those tenacious talents to help buyers and sellers achieve their real estate goals.
Maria has been a bilingual full time real estate broker since 1991. Fluent in Spanish and English, Maria has a team of bilingual professionals from bankers to inspectors. Ms. Plazas began her real estate career in New York and moved to North Carolina in 2004. She is a member of a nationwide referral group of real estate professionals which adds to her real estate expertise. Staying in touch with her past clients is very important to Maria and it is evident as she continually receives referrals from them, some across the United States and even internationally.
Ms. Plaza’s goal is to educate her clients with the process of buying or selling their home, she wants them to be comfortable and happy with their decisions. Buying or selling a house is most likely one of the largest investments Maria’s clients will make and she is ready to help families with all of their real estate needs. If you are not planning a move in the near future, please think of Maria for your friends, family, and colleague, she will take great care of them!
* Congratulations to Maria for being Front Porch Realty’s JULY 2018 AGENT of the MONTH for her sales and listings volume!
Katrina is a native of North Carolina’s coast as well as a military veteran of the U.S. Army.She served her country honorably and is now displaying that same level of self-less service to all of her clients!
Katrina lives by the Golden Rule, “Treat others the way you want to be treated.” She prides herself in building lifelong relationships and making sure every one of her clients has a smile on their face at the end of every transaction. Whether buying, selling or investing you can definitely put your trust in Katrina.