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Specializing in Anne Arundel and Queen Anne's counties, Pasadena, Fort Meade, first time homebuyers, investors, sellers, and military relocations.
A Maryland Native raised on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay, Michelle is thoroughly acquainted with the communities in Anne Arundel and Queen Anne's counties. Her education background includes a bachelors degree from Towson State University with additional study in Interior Design at Catonsville Community College. She was a well respected, lead sales representative for companies such as Baltimore Magazine, Chesapeake Home Magazine, and 555-Need. Her advertising background includes 4-color glossy print, direct mail, Internet sales and marketing. Michelle obtained her Maryland real estate license in 2001 and has excelled in providing extraordinary service with results to her clients. She was awarded top sales producer for Keller Williams, Severna Park in 2005, top sales agent for January & February 2006, top listing agent for September 2006, top sales agent for March & June 2007 & top listing agent for March & August 2007. Michelle is currently enrolled in the GRI courses and is working towards her Maryland brokers licenses.
The road of life takes many twists and turns and mine is no different. My experiences, however, make me a valuable member of the Michelle Bowman Real Estate Team.
I started my career as an aircraft mechanic in the Air Force. At a very young age I was taught the importance of what attention to detail really means. Every pilot that stepped foot into my aircraft trusted me with their lives and I never let them down. Once they returned home from a mission they would return home to their spouses and children. I played a crucial role in making sure that happened!
The next step in my career was to finish my Bachelor's Degree in Meteorology. That experience sharpened my math skills to a razor sharp edge and it fine tuned my analytical skills. To be able to forecast that severe weather, one must be able to dig deep into the numbers and look at the larger picture to find those key ingredients to successfully forecast dangerous weather.
After finishing my degree, I came back to the Air Force as an Officer. During the 8 years I spent as an Officer, I deployed twice to Southwest Asia. The second time was during Operation Iraqi Freedom, where I earned two of the best testimonials I will ever receive:
"Thank you for watching out for my husband...a leadership role can be especially difficult in times like these, but from what I understand, you are a great leader."
"Thank you for your willingness to serve to make this a better world."
You see, I was the Officer in Charge of the 4th Infantry Division Combat Weather Team, and there were Spouses, Children, and Parents who counted on me to bring their loved one home safely. I was awarded the Bronze Star for my leadership role, but the greatest award I will ever receive is knowing that everyone on my team made it home safely.
After experiencing war first hand, I can tell you wholeheartedly that I have learned to appreciate my country and what it stands for. I learned to appreciate the small liberties we share, and I also learned to appreciate a roof over my head. That roof over our head is the American Dream (the dream of Home Ownership). I fought to defend that freedom then and I want to make that dream come true for people today. That's why I decided to earn my Real Estate license and work with someone who has the experience in the industry and the personal values that I hold so dear.
Buying or selling a home is an extremely important decision. Armed with the analytical skills, acute attention to detail, experience to "weather" any difficult situation, and the drive to help others achieve the American Dream, I ask you to give me the opportunity that so many others have given to me....the opportunity to earn your trust. My honesty, integrity, and personal drive to accomplish your mission will certainly win you over.
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"Michelle - Thank you for making my first home buying experience an absolute joy! You took the time to answer all of my questions and were always ready to help with all the knowledge you've gained from the industry. Thank you for the tireless efforts in making all my dreams com true, and thank you for taking the time and having the patience to deal with all of the concerns of a first time home buyer. I will always work with you in the future and will recommend your expert services to any and all that ask. Thank you for making my experience a wonderful one...I absolutely love where I live." Scott Moken (Buyer 2008)
"Michelle was awesome to work with. She never gave up on us even though we could be very picky at times and she worked her butt off to make sure we got the house of our dreams! We will definitely come back to Michelle in the future and will recommend her to all our friends." Laura Strain and Scott Nicolaisen (Buyers 2008)
"When searching for the best agent to sell or buy your next home, Michelle is the person to call. As a business owner, I respect her knowledge and efficiency. She knew how to get my property noticed, and did. I still can't believe that we were able to sell it so quickly during these tough times in the world of real estate. When we sat down at the settlement table, every question had been answered, every "i" had been dotted and every "t" crossed, no stone had been left unturned. The transaction was not only efficiently completed quickly, but the entire experience was free of stress and actually pleasant. As a person with little experience in real estate, I found comfort in Michelle's communication skills. She kept me informed throughout the entire process. When the buyer, or his agent, had questions or concerns Michelle handled them but always kept me posted. From our first meeting I felt confident in her ability and, now, I won't even consider working with any other agent." S.M.Emmett (Seller 2007)
"Working with Michelle Bowman was truly an enjoyable experience. She was consistently attentive, organized, detail-oriented, personable and often went well beyond the call of duty. She always took our needs and concerns into account and gave us sound advice which helped us sell our house and kept the process smooth and on schedule. We whole-heartedly would recommend Michelle. She is an outstanding agent who served our needs and was a pleasure to work with." Michelle & Fred Harding (Sellers 2007)
"Michelle was very proactive and always available to answer our questions, we were very happy with her service and would definitely recommend her to anyone looking to buy or sell"Heather & Steven Kelm (Sellers 2007)
"Working with Michelle Bowman was a fantastic experience! She went well beyond the call of duty, taking personal interest in the success of not only selling our house, but helping us find our new dream home. Michelle was always accessible, responsive and sensitive to our needs. We were more then pleased with her service and have since recommended her to numerous friends and family. In the process, we not only found a fantastic Realtor but a great friend too."Greg & Kelly Simer, (Sellers & Buyers 2007)
"Michelle is a savvy go-getter! She found us a fantastic deal on an investment property in a week, and helped us through all the steps to get us a quick settlement. We will call Michelle for all our real estate needs."Patrica & Hunter Bloch, (Buyers 2007)
"Michelle, Andrea and I would like to thank you so much for your patience and professionalism during the sale of our house. We are well aware that you sold it during a tough market and that many buyers had so many other options. I believe your diligence and aggressive attitude got the house sold for us. Best of luck to you in future endeavors. We will be forevergrateful. God Bless!" Gordon & Andrea Bowers (Sellers 2007)
"Hopefully, Michelle's superior will receive this e-mail. I just wanted to state how impressed and pleased I was with Michelle's service during my home purchase. I have sold and purchased numerous homes over the past 12 years and never have I had an agent that was so attentive to my needs, paid attention to every detail, and was happy all the time. The lines of communication were always open. I never had to track her down. Even when we hit a snag at closing, she was upbeat and kept me calm with her positive attitude. You have an excellent agent, she is an asset to your company. Thank you for a pleasant experience." Tony Stanley Happy Buyer (Buyer 2006)
"Your prompt response, attention to detail and overall dedication to getting our house sold was a breath of fresh air" Dru & Kim Tyson (Buyers & Sellers 2005)
"Thanks for being so helpful and great while selling our house. We couldn't have done it with out you. We appreciate all of your professionalism during the process"Lance & Heather Johanson (Sellers 2005)
"Michelle was wonderful to work with! She was patient yet persistent when she needed to be. I would refer her to my friends, family and business associates without hesitation" Barbara Copeland (Buyer 2006)
"We had a great experience working with Keller Williams and Michelle Bowman. She was very responsive, thorough, and knowledgeable. Hermarketing tools were impressive and she's a real go-getter!" Kristen & Mitch Murphy (Sellers 2006)
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.