Purchasing a home is the single largest purchase that most people will make. That’s not news to you. Everyone considering buying a house knows that. But does everyone know all the tasks and details that must occur to become a homeowner in North Carolina? If you are a first time buyer or if you have not bought real estate in North Carolina in the last several years, you may not be aware of the changes in Real Estate laws. Potential buyers need an expert who knows about “due diligence”, financing, and homes available in our area. You need an expert who can help you explore your housing options and who can guide you through the purchase process. You need a realtor who has knowledge of the real estate market, real estate laws, and the home buying process.
Joanna has lived in Wake County for more than thirty years and has witnessed significant growth over the years. She knows Wake County very well and is prepared to help clients find their dream homes in any Wake County community. Whether you are a buyer or a seller, Joanna will make your real estate needs and desires her top priority. Joanna is excellent at multi-tasking, meticulous, loyal and has integrity. During the home buying process, there are many details to be worked out and must be completed during the window of time before closing. Let Joanna help you find your dream home and guide you through the process.
Joanna is a native of North Carolina’s Outer Banks. After graduation from Manteo High School, she spent her freshman year of college in Cullowhee, North Carolina at Western Carolina University before transferring to East Carolina University in her sophomore year. At ECU, she met her husband-to-be Michael. After graduation from ECU, Joanna and Michael moved to Tennessee for three years and then returned to their home state when Michael accepted a position with Carolina Power and Light Company. After their move to Wake County in 1988, Joanna spent the next ten years as a stay-at-home mom with their two sons.
Once both boys were in school, Joanna accepted a full-time position with the State of North Carolina in 1998, where she continued to be employed until her retirement in 2018. After a twenty-year tax compliance career, Joanna decided to pursue other interests and began her career as a real estate broker with Coldwell Banker Advantage.