Linda was raised in Wayne, Pennsylvania a suburb of Philadelphia and received her B.A. Degree from Ursinus College and her Master's Degree from the University of Delaware. Linda's corporate career was in Medical Device and Pharmaceutical Operations for 22 years in Maryland. During this time she earned her Real Estate License to assist clients in investment planning, while continuing her corporate career. She moved to Wilmington in 1992 and then permanently to Ocean Isle Beach in 1998, received her Broker's License and joined Cooke Realtors full time in 2000 and joined Intracoastal Realty at the end of 2013. Linda and her husband who is a native of Wilmington, now thoroughly enjoy living here on Ocean Isle Beach.
Professionalism, a Commitment to Excellence, and her undivided attention to every detail of every transaction to make the real estate transaction a "seamless" one. Her extensive corporate experience of dealing at all levels of the organization has allowed Linda to understand the different goals of investors, sellers, and buyers. Linda has extensive knowledge of tax-oriented benefits and has handled numerous 1031 transactions and real estate purchases utilizing IRA and 401K monies..a little known tax advantaged investment strategy. An important attribute is to listen to what a client wants or needs and to assist and educate in that process to meet the goals of the client. The buying or selling experience is one that should be a totally positive experience and Linda strives to exceed these expectations. Living here on Ocean Isle Beach and owning investment property here has made Linda a thoroughly knowledgeable Broker in beach property and in the surrounding areas. Linda has also been successful in handling commercial and large development tracts both in Brunswick County and in Wilmington.
Licensed North Carolina BROKER; CRS, (Certified Residential Specialist), RRS (Residential Resort Specialist); 2011, ABR ( Accredited Buyers Agents) and a CSS ( Certified Short Sale Specialist); National Association of REALTORS; North Carolina Association of REALTORS; Brunswick County Association of REALTORS; Member of Brunswick County Multiple Listing Service; Licensed in South Carolina.