Darlene was born and raised in Marlboro, NY, a small town located in the picturesque Hudson
Valley. In 1986, she graduated with a degree in Retail Business Management that included
coursework in Interior Design. After graduation she accepted a management position for a
large national retail corporation. The high demands of this position shaped her into an effective
manager of people as well as honing her merchandising skills. Darlene’s love of visual display,
organization and working with people made retail the perfect occupation.
In her desire for a change (and warmer weather) Darlene and her husband Scott moved to
Raleigh, NC fall of 1990. She continued to work in retail management until their first daughter
was born. By day Darlene was a stay at home mom who worked nights and weekends selling
cosmetics, home cleaning products, clothing and even electronics! Excelling in sales, she
knows how to listen to what customers ask for and does her best to fulfill their needs.
Darlene’s beginning into the real estate industry began in the mid 1990’s when she and her
husband started buying and selling properties they personally renovated. While working with
her husband in his residential appraisal business, she acquired her appraisal license and has
been a NC Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser since 2009.
Darlene’s understanding of appraisals, house construction, love for design and desire to work
with people; She pursued a license to sell real estate. Since getting her Realtor’s license in
2013, she has helped many people buy and sell residential properties throughout the Triangle
area. She loves that most all of her new clients come from referrals of past clients.
A high priority to her is educating and helping her clients make informed real estate choices. Whether
you are a ‘first time buyer’, repeat buyer or a seasoned investor, she is ready to work with you!
P (919) 306-6339