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Carroll Ferguson
CRS, GRI, Residential Relocation Specialist



                Carroll W. Ferguson, CRS, GRI,    

    Your Real Estate Professional

  • Howard Hanna Top Producer, Champion’s Club & Very Best of the Best
  • Top 1% of Realtor's Nationwide
  • Full time professional with 20 Years Real Estate Sales
  • 40 Year Pittsburgh Area Resident
  • Residential Relocation Specialist: Sewickley, Moon, North Hills, Ben Avon
  • Consistently Ranked in Top 5 of Sewickley Area Realtors

       Designations & Education

  • Certified Residential Specialist(CRS)
  •  Graduate Residential Institute (GRI)
  • Andron Epiphanon Fraternity(AEF)
  • Christies Great Estates/Luxury Portfolio Agent
  • Homes of Distinction Agent
  • National Association of Realtors
  • Realtors Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh
  • Power Agent - year long training program
  • Ninja Agent Installation

       Professional Background & Community Service

  • Registered Nurse, B.S.N., University of Buffalo
  • Faculty, University of Buffalo School of Nursing
  • Faculty, Duke University Physician's Assistant Program
  • Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce Leadership Pittsburgh, Executive Director
  • Regional Manager, Medical Sales Representative   
  • Three Rivers Adoption Council, Founding Director
  • WQED Auction Chairman
  • Children's Museum, Founding Committee
  • Samaritan Counseling Center Board of Director’s
  • Silent Samaritan Fund, Founder
  • Junior League of Pittsburgh, V.P.
  • Peoples Natural Gas Company Community Advisory Board
  • United Way of Allegheny County, Allocations Committee
  • YMCA Faith in Action Volunteer
  • Received numerous awards for volunteer contributions in Allegheny County, including: The Anne E. Johnson Award for work in the adoption arena; Samaritan of the Year Award for the Silent Samaritan Fund for Women in Need.



Homes of Distinction

Why Should You Choose A Certified Residential Specialist?

The Answers You Need

In the current marketplace, you need more than just a REALTOR.  You need a professional with the unique training and know-how to create opportunities, identify potential pitfalls upfront, and make your home-buying or selling experience an unqualified success.

What is a Certified Residential Specialist (CRS)?

A certified Residential Specialist is a REALTOR who has earned certification from the Council of Residential Specialists by completing a rigorous course of advanced training and by meeting significant experience requirements.  It's this rare combination that makes a Certified Residential Specialist more than just another Real Estate Agent.  It's the ability to make a real difference in the purchase or sale of your home that places them among the best in the business.  Discover the difference for yourself. And discover  how enjoyable and successful a real estate relationship can be.

Benefits for Home Buyers and Sellers:

Less than 4 percent of the more than one million REALTORS in business today hold the prestigious Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) Designation, the highest professional designation awarded to REALTORS in the residential sales field.  That's becaure just one in 25 has the experience, the commitment and the hours of advanced training necessary to call themselves a Certified Residential Specialist.  Yet, despite all the extra expertise you get, a Certified Residential Specialist doesn't cost any more than any other REALTOR.  In fact, the skills and know-how you get with a Certified Residential Specialist may actually save you time and money.

And that's just the beginning.  Here are some of the other reasons you should consider hiring a Certified Residential Specialist when you buy or sell a home.

4 Reasons to Work With the Top 4%


A hallmark of the Certified Residential Specialist isn't just the advanced training and education they receive.  Just as important is the marketplace expertise they bring to the sale or purchase of your home.  To earn the CRS designation, every REALTOR must have significant experience and a number of real estate transactions.  These strict requirements are your assurance that your Certified Residential Specialist is able to apply his or her education in the real world, giving you the knowledgeable, skilled service you expect.


Ethics aren't just important in a REALTOR.  They're essential.  That's why every Certified Residential Specialist is required to maintain membership in the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS and to abide by its strict Code of Ethics.  That means, when you work with a CRS you can rest assured you're dealing with a trained real estate expert who will treat you fairly and professionally every step of the way.

A Focus on Home Buying and Selling

Whether you're looking to buy or sell a home, you face many risks along the way- financial risks,legal risks, even the risk that a home purchase or sale will fall through.  A Certified REsidential Specialist is trained to minimize those risks.

With that in mind, a Certified Residential Specialist is prepared to bring you the benefits of their significant experience and variety of successful real estate transactions.  That expertise, combined with advanced education in areas like finance, technology and marketing, lets you know that your Certified Residential Specialist is able to make your home purchase or sale a success in every way.

Technological Expertise

Technology is changing the face of real estate.  Computers, the Internet, mobile communications- each has helped make the market more efficient and at the same time, more daunting.  More than ever, the success of your home purchase or sale depends on the ability of your REALTOR to harness that technology and make it work for you.  For that reason, the training required of your Certified Residential Specialist focuses extensively on technology and its effect on the real estate business.  You can count on a Certified Residential Specialist not just to understand technology, but to use it to make your home purchase or sale a worry-free experience.

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