Cathy Marshall, Residential Real Estate Expert
When Cathy Marshall visited Charleston for the first time she had Deja Vu. The charm, history and culture captured her.
Cathy is very detail oriented and thorough in her approach; expertly guiding buyers and sellers through the real estate process. She guides her clients while they search for that special home or investment property or list their home for sale through to a successful closing. She continues to provide her clients with valuable current information on real estate trends long after closing. Her clients include first-time buyers, relocating families, professionals and retirees. Cathy is a Senior Real Estate Specialist who can help retirees sort out the different financial factors that come with purchasing a property in their golden years. It is important to her to make sure seniors have the correct information available to them to assist them in making vital decisions. She is a member of the National Aging in Place Council, Senior Professional Industry Network and the Summerville Chamber of Commerce.
Cathy covers the full gamut in real estate giving her personal touch of diligence, sensitivity and thoroughness to her buyers and sellers as their listing agent. Cathy works with her sellers to get the best price within the best time frame when they need to sell their home. She is attentive and sensitive to the personal needs of her buyers and sellers. Cathy strives to go full circle.
Cathy puts those same talents to work for home owners when it is time to sell her home. Her attention does not stop when the homeowner signs the contract to sell their home. She works hard to market the property, keeping in touch with the sellers on a regular basis while their home is on the market. The marketing report that she regularly updates the sellers with lets them know that she has their best interest at heart and is working hard on helping them sell their home for top dollar. After the buyer or seller closes on their home, she provides regular information to keep them informed on their local area, the local real estate market changes and ways to enjoy their new home. Selling or buying a home is a major purchase that inherently can bring stress and pressure to buyers and sellers. Cathy is adept at making the transition go as smoothly as possible for those looking to buy or sell their home. It takes years of knowledge and a lot of work to build a real estate business. It is an art and a successful real estate broker like Cathy needs to care about people. Her goal is to get to know people and form relationships. It is for such professional service that has she was recognized as a Charleston Trident Association of Realtor’s 2014 Realtor of Distinction awarded this March 2015. Cathy and the Barnes Group also received the special recognition of being the fifth top producer in the entire Charleston Trident Multiple Listing Society (MLS) for the Tricounty area.
Cathy believes that with dedication and hard work, dreams really do come true. She loves happy endings. When her clients close and get the keys to their new home or their check from the sale of their former house that sets them on the road to their new path, which is a happy ending for them and for Cathy.