With an unending commitment to her clients and hands-on service, Merna goes above and beyond to educate, advocate and guide them through the process of buying or selling a home.
With a background in architecture and interior design, Merna has a strong eye and ability to see —and sketch — potential. This experience is a real value for clients, who appreciate her ability make recommendations for updates and upgrades that can make their house a home.
Beyond drawing up dreams in her sketchbook, Merna’s attention to detail is ever-present in her client advocacy and representation. This means closely reviewing contracts and expertly communicating with all parties involved in the process to ensure nothing big or small is overlooked.
Relationships are integral to Merna’s business. Whether you need to buy or sell a home, Merna will meet with you to get to know you and understand your situation, needs and dreams. During this consultation, Merna will walk you through buying or selling and will make sure you are fully educated on the process, terms, paperwork and requirements. Throughout your time together, Merna will consistently check in and make sure you’re fully empowered to achieve your goals.
Driven by a desire to provide the absolute best experience, Merna values her clients and relationships above and beyond closing transactions. From finding the perfect properties to tour or staging your home to shine to representing you through writing, reviewing and negotiating offers, Merna puts you and your interests first, always.
Merna knows that every client, every need, and every home is unique, so her service is tailored to best meet the needs of each person she works with. More statistically minded? Merna is a self-professed “numbers girl” and is happy to talk to you in facts and figures. Need help seeing the bigger picture? Merna is ready to talk to you in vision and ideas. No matter your needs, Merna is ready to help and exceed your expectations.
As a Certified Negotiation Expert with an eagle-eyed attention to detail, Merna will actively represent you and protect your interests throughout the process. By thoroughly reviewing contracts, writing compelling offer letters, sharing her knowledge and opinions and fighting for you whenever necessary, Merna will make sure that you’re getting a fair deal.
With her eye for details and innate design skills, Merna handles staging herself. She knows how to enhance a home’s best features and make the space truly sparkle and shine — both in photographs and in person — to truly catch the eye of interested buyers. Beyond staging, Merna provides all-inclusive and comprehensive marketing to attract top offers. From professional photography and hosting open houses to a suite of customized print and digital materials, including flyers, brochures, Just Listed postcards, social media, syndicated MLS listings and even online advertising.
Merna works with many first-time buyers and is a skilled matchmaker, often finding properties that other agents tend to overlook. With her design knowledge, ability to help her clients see the true potential in a home and market expertise, Merna guides first-time buyers through the process with ease. Whether making recommendations for remodeling or presenting extensive market research and competitive analysis.
Merna’s work with buyers is tremendously valuable for sellers preparing their home for listing. With an in-depth understanding of what buyers look for in a home and a pulse on the current competitive climate, Merna can help sellers make outstanding first impressions, while her industry connections and relationships with other buyer’s agents allow her to engage with a broad and deeply interested pool of potential buyers.
Merna has worked alongside and cultivated strong relationships with builders and developers. She counsels clients interested in purchasing a newly constructed home on everything from contracts to choosing the perfect finishes, like paint colors and lighting. A dependable resource, Merna’s collaboration with builders, familiarity with new projects across the Eastside, and incomparable due diligence help her clients find the perfect new construction home.
Reach out to Merna today to work with an experienced and dedicated broker who is ready to transform your real estate goals into a well-executed success.