Real Estate transactions can be thrilling and challenging. My goal, as your Real Estate Agent, is to provide a high level of service which includes communication, education, and knowledge—of the markets and the process. At Howard Hanna, you have access to all the professionals that you need for your purchase or sale, under one roof, all working together with the goal of making your transaction easy to navigate and a joyful experience with a positive outcome!
Whether I am helping you buy your first home, sell your third home, or buying or selling commercial or investment property, I have years of experience and I recognize the importance of negotiating and structuring a sound financial deal, and having fun at the same time!
Please call me to arrange a meeting where we can find out more about each other and map out a strategy to help you achieve your Real Estate Goal(s)!
My background and experience are listed below:
Pittsburgh Native, born and raised in Avalon
Chatham College, Honors Graduate
25 years owning historic home in Mexican War Streets neighborhood in Central Northside
15 years Financial Industry—Bond trader and Stock Broker
18 Years self-employed: J. Bouma & Associates, Specialists in Divorce Financial Solutions -- Negotiating and mediating high-end financial divorce settlements
10 years, Regional Director for Institute of Divorce Financial Analysts10 years Real Estate Agent/Realtor™- Residential Sales & Leasing; Commercial Sales & Leasing; Property Management Specialize in neighborhoods reaching from the Mexican War streets, Central Northside, Observatory Hill, Brighton Heights, Bellevue, Avalon, Ben Avon, West View, Ross, McCandless, Franklin Park, Cranberry Township
Vacation properties in the Laurel Highlands, including Seven Springs and Hidden Valley Ski Resorts
Retirement or primary residences in the Laurel Highlands--Ligonier, Champion, Donegal, Somerset, Mt. Pleasant
Historic or older homes in Pittsburgh