Sandra is a Northwest native and has lived in the Kirkland and Seattle area for the majority of her life. She is a well-respected residential real estate broker with over ten years of experience including extensive investment property knowledge and holds a CIA, Certified Investment Analyst Designation; offering a significant advantage to her clientele in navigating today's dynamic marketplace. Sandra is committed to staying in the forefront of the real estate industry with ongoing professional education and training. Her education includes the latest in real estate practices and she is an expert negotiator with a CNE designation of a Certified Negotiation Expert. Sandra leverages this skill with her long-standing relationship with a key law firm where she assists the clients in short sale contract negotiations. Sandra's expertise has frequently been sought out by relocating buyers both from the U.S. and foreign born especially since Washington State is an investment friendly state with no state income tax. And her knowledge of the local communities, schools, businesses and her trusted preferred relationships offer a seamless advantage to assisting her clients in what can be a stressful time. But what truly makes Sandra a favorite of her clients is her dedication to always put hers customers first and represents them with the highest level of professionalism, honesty and integrity. Sandra listens carefully to clients to fully understand their objectives, and then works hard to find the best possible property that suits their needs, that perfect home that they have been dreaming about. And she works equally hard on behalf of those who are selling their existing home, leveraging her affiliation with a leading marketing brokerage and her strong negotiation skills focused on achieving her client's unique objectives. But the goal is always the same - to exceed her clients' expectations every time. True to her Northwest foundation, Sandra is an outdoor enthusiast including snowboarding, running, and swimming. And in addition to her dedication to her own family, she enjoys the finer things of life like wine tasting, traveling and entertaining friends. She is very active in her local community and currently resides in Kirkland.