Education and Training
Received the Designation of ABR® (Accredited Buyer Representative)
Real Estate BUYER’S AGENT Council of the
National Association of Realtors in 2007.
Awarded The 2005, 2006 & 2008-2010 Award of Achievement
and the 2007 Award of Distinction from the Ohio Association of Realtors (ohiorealtors.org) President's Sales Club.
A Member of Coldwell Banker West Shell's prestigious
Diamond Society in 2008 and 2007, the Silver Society in 2006, 2009 and 2010, along with the 2008 Circle of Honor.
Recognized with these, and other awards, for
Sales Leadership and Outstanding Performance .
St. Catharine Grade School
Mother of Mercy High School
Hondros Career College
American Council on Exercise Group Fitness Certification
YMCA of the USA Advanced Exercise Instructor Certification
Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program Certification
Ohio High School Athletic Association Coaching Certification
Coldwell Banker West Shell Skill Shop
Greater Cincinnati Multple Listing Service
Cincinnati Area Board of Realtors
Ongoing Real Estate Education through various
classes, workshops and seminars, keeps me current in our
ever-changing and fast-paced industry.
However, the most important knowledge comes
from continuously learning through the
experiences with my clients.
Areas of Expertise
"Having been in the Real Estate business for the past 17 years, I have worked in offices in many Cincinnati area communities including Ohio/Indiana West Regional, Northwest, Western Hills, Blue Ash, Montgomery, West Chester and Mason. I have held almost every position in the office, with the exception of Manager. From Receptionist, to Office Administrator,
to Realtor Assistant to Licensed Agent, I've done it all.
So you could say that
I really do know the business 'inside and out'!"
Awards And Designations
Greater Cincinnati Multiple Listing Service (MLS) - Member in good standing
Cincinnati Area Board of Reators (CABR) - Member in good standing
Ohio Association Of Realtors (OAR) - Member in good standing
National Association of Realtors (NAR) - Member in good standing
Real Estate Buyer's Agent Council of the NAR (REBAC) - Member in good standing
American Council on Exercise - Group Fitness Instructor
IDEA Association for Fitness Professionals - Past Member
YMCA of the USA - Past Group Fitness Instructor
YMCA of Greater Cincinnati - Member in good standing; Past Group Fitness Instructor
Arthritis Foundation - Member in good standing; Past Group Fitness Instructor
National Marriage Encounter of Greater Cincinnati - Current Board Member
Catholic Youth Organization of Greater Cincinnati - Past Board Member
Life Member St. Catharine Of Sienna Parish - pleased to have participated and volunteered for many functions of both the church and school. Affiliated for 20 years with both the Gamble-Nippert and Clippard Branches of the YMCA, teaching fitness classes from ages 4-96. Also have enjoyed past years of teaching gym classes and being involved in camps. Supporting the Annual Sustaining Campaign, which provides programs and opportunities for the under-privledged and handicapped, and having the use of their wonderful facilities, my family and I have been proud to be a part of the Y.
Having coached Track & Field for 14 years on both the grade school and high school levels at my alma maters has helped me stay connected with my past and try to give back a little of what they gave to me. And helping to develop the talents of young people has always been an exciting challenge!
Proud to be involved with Hospice of Cincinnati, The American Cancer Society, The Arthritis Foundation, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Habitat for Humanity, The United Way, National Marriage Encounter, The Fine Arts Fund, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
A native 'Westsider' of Cincinnati , I live in Colerain Township with my husband, Mike, who is also a licensed agent, and my business partner as well as my life partner. We have three sons who are all married, three fabulous daughters-in-law and seven incredible grandchildren!
In my working personal life, I have spanned the entire Greater Cincinnati area, and have enjoyed getting to know the different communities and their residents. I call it my "working personal life" because I feel that my clients become my friends. We go through every step of the buying and /or selling process together, and that can help you get to know someone real fast! It's an enjoyable experience in most every way, and gives me the opportunity to know and care about so many wonderful people. My customers enrich my life in many, many ways, for which I am very grateful!
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As you can tell, I truly enjoy the service of working with people of all ages and helping them to enhance their life experiences. That is why the real estate profession is so rewarding for me. I have the opportunity to meet and work with single adults to large families, and feel confident that I can help them go after their dreams.
Armed with the professional tools that I need, the personal skills that I've acquired to show that I care, and having the Coldwell Banker family of companies as my teammates ... I feel as long as I listen closely to what my clients have to say, I will be able to help them develop their own talents as buyers and sellers, and make their dreams come true!
Coldwell Banker West Shell has always led the way in emerging real estate technologies. As an agent, I have kept myself proficient and familiar with the newest programs and real estate information possible. As a home buying or selling customer, you can be confident that Coldwell Banker and I will employ the most current technological tools to successfully market your home or make your home search an efficient process. This includes my personally tailored and timely search program, our high-tech leads programs and our dynamic Internet marketing presence. I compliment that with my own personal marketing, including print media and virtual tours.
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Since 1954, our company has been guided by a set of principles. Over the years, they have been modified to reflect a changing environment, but the basic mission has remained the same. Our Mission is: To be acknowledged by our clients as the real estate company that creates trust by delivering real estate services with the highest degree of quality, value, and integrity. We are a full service real estate company dedicated to "Delivering More Than You Ever Imagined."
“Carol rocks! She's friendly, honest, considerate, intelligent and the list goes on and on. She's a dynamite Realtor and pleasure to work with.” December 7, 2009
Ken F., Realtor, Coldwell Banker Real Estate worked directly with Carol at Coldwell Banker West Shell
“Carol assisted close friends of mine buying a home in Cincinnati. They were very pleased with her knowledge, professionalism and service that allowed them (especially as first time home buyers) to feel comfortable throughout the process and make the decision that was best for their family. She was a pleasure to arrange a referral with, and kept me up to date on the transaction.” December 1, 2009
Steve M. , Assoc. Broker, Mosholder Realty, INC was with another company when working with Carol at Coldwell Banker West Shell
“Carol was instrumental in helping us sell our home in a tough market. She was able to guide without being pushy, keep us on task, and offer great suggestion when needed. I would definitely recommend her for any Real Estate needs. She made us feel like we were her only client and top priority.” November 30, 2009
Top qualities: Great Results, Expert, High Integrity
Wendy K., hired Carol as a Real Estate Agent in 2007
“Carol has that great combination of being a caring, compassionate person with tremendous real estate expertise. Also she has a great sense of humor and a ready smile. You can't go wrong with Carol.....she's wonderful!” April 23, 2009
Dori G., Branch Manager, Coldwell Banker West Shell, managed Carol at Coldwell Banker West Shell
“My experiences with Carol and her husband Mike have always been positive. Carol and Mike work both independent of each other and as a team, but consistently represent their client in a professional, friendly and trustworthy manner.” January 15, 2009
Top qualities: Personable, On Time, High Integrity
Joe V. hired Carol as a Real Estate Agent in 2005, and hired Carol more than once
“Carol is one of the best realtors in Cincinnati because of her dedication and commitment to get the job done in regards to each and every one of her real estate transactions. She is consistently knowledgeable in her field, truly cares about her clients and will move mountains if necessary to satisfy her clients. Tim H.