Paula G. Stanton has more than 35 years experience in real estate and has worked in Summit County since 1976. She is a broker with Coldwell Banker Rounds & Porter Real Estate in Breckenridge. Contact her by phone at (970) 485-0592 or online at www.breckrealestate.com.Where did you grow up? Washington, D.C. area - Northern Virginia suburbs; one mile from Mount Vernon on the parkway What do you love about Summit County? What's not to love. I love the moments when I actually catch myself stopping for a moment and just marveling that I live at the base of the Rocky Mountains and am just so blessed to make this my home enjoying good health, fitness, pastimes that I love - surrounded by a loving and supportive family and friends - and a job that I truly enjoy each and every day! What do you enjoy doing when you're not working? Just about anything outdoors - hiking, running, walking, golfing, swimming, biking, gardening. How long have you worked in real estate? 35 + years What is your specialty? Client satisfaction and continued repeat business and referral business.What designations do you have and what does that mean for people you with? Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI), Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE), Resort and Recreation Specialist (RRS), eCertified - I strive to lead by example and feel that I have done an excellent job of honoring the integrity and ethics of my profession and try to always make myself available to share my knowledge and experience. What is the most challenging/gratifying aspect of what you do? Striving to learn something new at every opportunity and keeping a smile on my face while meeting that challenge. What is the most unique property you've listed or sold? Ninety-three acres and a mine along with a large "land swap" that was completed with the National Forest Service involving multiple mining claims. I learned so much about patented and unpatented mining claims and the ins and outs of working with government entities.What are the top three things that separate you from your competitors? Attitude, negotiation skills and creative thinking.What is one tip you have for someone looking to buy or sell a home? Listen to the professionals; use the resources at hand to make intelligent, informed decisions.What do you see in the future for real estate sales/prices? Still the best long-term investment - it would appear that we have "leveled out" but that we have a long, steady, healthy climb ahead of us.Why should someone chose you as their real estate broker? I will listen and get it done and in a very professional manner.Is there anything else you would like to tell us about yourself? My credo is "All you put off by procrastinating is success."
Paula G. Stanton was selected as this week's Agent Spotlight in Summit Homes & Properties. Stanton was asked to provide information to a standard set of questions designed to help the reader learn more about her.