First-time Home Buyer? Looking for a home? Wanting to sell? Let me help you!
As a 'military brat' I have a lot of experience with the need to buy and sell quickly, stay within budget, and find a HOME for your family. Let me put my knowledge to work for you!
I was born in Pensacola, FL, but at the age of 2 my family moved to Naples, Italy. We traveled around Europe in a green VW pop-up van...being the youngest of 3 girls, I got to sleep in the hammock. After 5 years in Italy the Navy sent us to San Diego, CA. Just as we were getting over the culture shock of California in the 1980s, we moved to Okinawa, Japan! Japan was an amazing experience and really influenced my aesthetic preferences. We then moved to Charleston, SC, where I went to high school. I felt like I had finally come home to the south. The flavor of the south stuck with me as I went to college at the University of Notre Dame. After college I lived in Washington, DC, Tucson, AZ, and Pineville, WV -- finally settling down in Iowa City, IA, with my husband. After 2 kids and 6 years of grad school, it was time to go again!
John, my husband, got an offer to do a post-doc in Bochum, Germany. We relished the opportunity to bring our kids overseas to experience life in Europe. So, 5 months pregnant with the 3rd kid, we picked up and moved! We loved our time in Europe -- the travel, the food, the sights. John got a job offer from the Army Research Institute at Fort Benning and we jumped at the chance to come back to the south!