Valerie Gonzalez, Lead Buyer Specialist, REALTOR®
Choosing where to move, subsequently re-establishing life in a new location is amongst the most important decisions we will make in our lifetime. Valerie understands the importance of the decisions made in the process of finding the perfect home for her clients and their families; and she has an appreciation of the importance of these decisions – thus, Valerie strives to find her clients the home and neighborhood that fits their lifestyles and personalities! Home buying can be very multi-faceted and complex & Valerie guides her clients every step of the way. Before her clients set foot in a home, she takes the time to get to know them, in order to fully comprehend what they are looking for and the lifestyle they desire to attain. Valerie works relentlessly behind the scenes for her clients in the times that she is not out showing them homes. She always uses the best online tools available, and makes it a point to look outside the box when searching for homes – not just looking on the MLS service, but also calling listing agents to maintain connections and relationships that further expand the options available to her clients. Valerie also keeps her social media outlets up-to-date in order to show active & prospective buyers the behind the scenes life of a realtor.
Valerie moved to Atlanta in 1992 and became a real estate agent in 1997. Her knowledge of the Atlanta market and of the business, give her an edge when finding her clients’ dream homes. She has a proven reputation amongst agents throughout the city that ensures that her clients will experience a smooth transaction when purchasing their home. Her long-standing career in real estate, and her high esteem amongst agents in the Metro Area has also given Valerie a well-earned place on the “first call list” for new listings. Valerie’s long-standing career in real estate has prepared her to both confidently, and quickly handle any complications that may be encountered in this process. Based on the aforementioned qualities Valerie brings to the table, she is recognized as a lead buyers’ agent, and mentors new agents on the process. Not only is she constantly learning and improving her negotiating skills, but she has worked hard to compile the knowledge she has acquired throughout her career into classes that she teaches to other agents.
Her knowledge spans more than just real estate. Valerie stays on top of all things Atlanta - from restaurant openings and concerts, to festivals and parades; she keeps clients up-to-date on everything happening in the city, which helps immerse clients into the culture of the city. She speaks Spanish fluently, and is proficient in French and Italian. In her free time, she enjoys traveling and company of friends.