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I am a full time Realtor working with Buyers and Sellers in achieving the most rewarding real estate experience as possible! Contact me for area information.
I am dedicated to YOU! Whether you are buying or selling a home my main priority is your satisfied with the process and the results. I pride myself in being a PEOPLE person.
I enjoy working with First Time HomeBuyers and am knowledgeable throughout the Des Moines Metro and surrounding area. Coldwell Banker gives me the tools such as a 22 Point Guarantee, Full time Concierge, Coldwell Banker OnLocation and much more!
Get to know Erika
I have lived in the Des Moines area for around 9 years. My husband and I reside in West Des Moines with our three children. We truly believe that raising our children in Iowa is the best thing for them. Two of our kids are currently attending school in the West Des Moines School District which we also think is great!
When I am not selling real estate or spending time with my family I enjoy volunteering my time with the Blank Park Zoo. 2012 marked my 3rd year as a committee member for their annual fundraiser Zoobilation (formerly Uptown Hoedown). My family enjoys all aspects of the zoo from just visiting, summer camps, Eggstravaganza, etc. Therefore it really wasn't a hard decision to become involved with this great organization!
Beyond giving back to the community I also believe that it is equally important to give back to my profession. There are members and active members in real estate. I like to believe that I am an active member by attending local board functions/meetings as well as state. I am the current Iowa YPN Chair as well as the 2013 Region 5 CRS District Representative. I am also part of a newly formed Des Moines Area Association of Realtors Focus Group.
"Erika worked with us to purchase our first home, and I cannot say enough positive things about working with her. She was always available to respond to emails, answer questions, and arrange viewings - exceptional responsiveness. She is organized, knowledgable, and goes above and beyond at every opportunity. At one point I had difficulty finding some information for my homeowners insurance, and when I voiced my frustration to Erika, she stepped in and called my insurance agent, dealing with them directly so I didn't have to worry about it. I was very impressed! I would highly recommend Erika to anyone looking to buy a house, but especially to a first time buyer. She took her time to make sure we understood and were comfortable with the buying process at every step. She sent us helpful reminders throughout the closing process and even after we had completed the purchase of the house. Erika worked to make the entire home-buying process go smoothly for us, anticipating needs and issues before they could arise. We were so happy to have had the opportunity to work with Erika, and we love our new home." Top Qualities: Great Results, On Time, High Integrity Joel T. & Sarah T. Dec. 2011
"Erika is the BEST at what she does. I contacted Erika via Zillow after hours.. and she responded within an hour! Erika was very responsive throughout the entire process, and was very patient with us. This was our first house purchase, and Erika put up with all of our questions (and stresses!). We would HIGHLY recommend Erika for your next home purchase. Whenever we do move out of our house, we will definitely give Erika a call!" Devin & Alex K. - Dec. 2011
"When my wife and I decided to relocate to central Iowa in 2011, we thought that finding a new home would be one of the biggest challenges. However, we were fortunate to be referred to Erika by a close friend who is a realtor in eastern Iowa, and Erika made the process painless. First of all, she was very patient with us and gave us the space we needed to "explore" the market for several weeks. When we began to get "house fatigue" and were ready to "settle", Erika wisely pointed out that when we found the right place, we would feel it. The house we ended up falling in love with was not on our list...Erika recommended it to us. It's the last house we looked at because it felt right, and we made an offer immediately. We also appreciated Erika's service after the sale. She truly made the process enjoyable, and her follow-up has been amazing. I would highly recommend her to ANYONE looking to purchase or sell a home in central Iowa." Top Qualities: Great Results, Personable, High Integrity Curtis D. & Rhonda D. Oct. 2011
"We have worked with other agents in the Des Moines area and Erika is head and shoulders above the rest. Her responsiveness rating should be a 6 star+ rating!! You will never have to wait for information. It will be in your inbox before you know it! My wife and I really enjoyed working with her and would highly advise new or veteran home owners to look her up as you enter the market. Thank you for everything Erika!" T.C. & C.C. ~ July 2011
"We c"Erika was more than we could have asked for! She was always quick to respond to any questions we had and was more than willing to show us house after house as we searched for the perfect one for us. We couldn't be happier with the choices we made - both on our new home and on working with Erika as our Realtor." Rustin & Libby N. ~ 2010
We cannot thank you enough for all the hard work you put into finding us our home! You went above and beyond for us! You are a fabulous Realtor and an awesome friend! Thanks again for everything Erika!" May 27, 2010" Brian & Amy K.
"Erika is a superb Real Estate Agent. Our homebuying process was so easy and flawless. As first time homebuyers we were very unfamiliar with the entire process, but from finding financing to closing on the home, she was there for us every step of the way with excellent advice and support. I refer friend and collegues to her if they ever mention they are considering looking for a home, and I would never consider consulting anyone but Erika for our real estate needs. In fact, if she would ever change fields to work in any other products we need, I would seek her out for that as well as she has such a high level of integrity and professionalism." Top Qualities: Great Results, Personable, Expert Derek B. & Michelle B. 2010
"Erika was wonderful in explaining the process of buying a house and walking me through each step, which was wonderful to have as a first time home owner. I highly reccomend her for as a great Realtor and a friend!" November 25, 2009 Top qualities: Great Results, On Time, High Integrity
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