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Real Estate Property Specialist

I am committed to offering the highest possible standards of professional service. With 28 years of experience in the industry. I have customized systems to assure you that your property is marketed to the fullest extent and to obtain the highest and best outcome. My goal in representing Buyers and Sellers is to offer you the best possible guidance and understanding of the market and home quality so that you can make an educated decision. I work digilently, patiently and persistently and to the maximum of my ability to help you create a win-win situation for all. This is my Promise!


Prior to real estate, I worked for Nordstrom for 17 years in marketing, management, and sales. Real estate for me was the next step. I wanted to be able to give back more to the community and my clients. I continue to take classes to further my education. I am an Managing Broker, I have earned an Accredited Buyers Representation and Certified Negotiation Specialist designations. I continue to add more education yearly to assure the latest quality & knowledge base. Customer service and satisfaction is my number one priority, leading to long-term business relationships & long term friendships.

Client Focused, Service Driven

Whether it's your first home or 2nd - 4th I am a client based agent, I like to specialize in working with people like You! So I pride myself in a familiarity with most of areas, My favorites being Green Lake, Ballard, Phinney, Ravenna, Wallingford, Maple Leaf, Queen Anne, Magnolia, Eastlake, West Seattle and a lot of smaller & larger areas in between and into Snohomish county. So depending on the area my client is most interested in, I can help them focus into what is most important to them.

Real Estate has been a life long passion & I really enjoy passing my expertise along to others so that the homeowners dream can come true. My work ethic includes patience, communication and education and I do everything I can to make your home-buying or selling experience as smooth as possible. I have an experienced team of professionals that are super great and if it's Commerical Real Estate you need I have a highly successful agent, I can recommend for you to work with. We all work together for you! If I can answer any questions or be of any assistance please contact me.

Client Reviews

"Tara found the condo that we ended up buying, and suggested we look at it even when we were skeptical. She not only was our agent but also our educator. She constantly gave us resources to help with our search and our upcoming move, plus really advocated for us with the sellers and the underwriters. She was far above expectation. " Keith W. & Jessica G. - Burien

"Tara was awesome. Very knowledgeable. It was very comforting to have Tara guide us in this complex proccess. I quickly grew to trust Tara to handle details and make recommendations that would have been very difficult on my own. Tara worked very hard and always followed up on all kinds of details. She also took the time to know us and use her intuition to help us find our house which we love. Thanks Tara." Tyson & Melissa S. - Ballard

"You provided personal attention and sincerity. I especially loved the fact that there was communication flowing on a regular basis." Lorraine S. – Greenwood

"You’re the best! Thank you for your patience closing my deal." Karen T. – Kirkland

"Thanks for all your help. You really went out of your way. You have a lot of integrity! It’s a really powerful thing to have." Monica H. – Phinney Ridge

"You are a 'house angel' that guided us through all the steps of buying." Sandi H. – Lake Forest Park

"I am forever grateful for your help in finding my place." Laurel F. – Shoreline

"As a first time home buyer I was fairly clueless to the top by step process of buying a home. Tara made this clear with was with me every step of the way." Dean R. – Greenwood

"Tara surprised me by how willing she was to be available, whether it was late nights signing papers or spending many weekday evenings looking at homes, she was willing to work with my schedule." Dean R. – Greenwood

"Tara was extremely detailed-oriented and always did a lot of work researching properties and preparing in advance every time we met." Lori T. – Mountlake Terrace

"I feel confident that Tara is sincerely trying to find the “right” house for me, not just make the sale." Lori T. – Mountlake Terrace

"Tara negotiated the sale of our home at a price significantly in excess of our expectations and asking price." Matt & Nancy S. - Ballard

"Importantly, she also kept us inspired and kept us sane. She even entertained our two little kids and bought them gifts." Matt & Nancy S. – Ballard

"Tara came to our closing meeting to help answer our questions about the process. Tara ’s work on our behalf far exceeded our expectations and past experiences." Matt & Nancy S. – Ballard

"She literally did it all for us. She moved pictures, hammered nails, moved furniture. Tara ’s skills speak for itself. Our home looked the best it ever had, and sold quickly." Matt & Nancy S. – Ballard