Irene Gaye Broker | Realtor

Born and raised in Boston, before we returned to the US and selected Chapel Hill as our new home, our family lived in West Africa for more than 16 years.  I worked for more than 20 years in accounting and financial management and have strong administrative skills.  As a Real Estate Agent, my goals as to listen & understand my clients' wants and needs, to help guide them through the ever growing complexities of today's home buying experience. 

When not helping my clients, I choose to help others by being active as a Volunteer in the Triangle community, served on the Board of Directors as Treasurer for Haw Bridge High School, Board Member of the locally based international fundraiser BAMP providing malaria prophylactics to Durham's sister-city in Linguere, Senegal, participated in "saving Battle Park" from being paved, and set up the accounting system for Durham-based Forests of the World Foundation.  I am particularly proud of being my Peace Corps service in Africa, serving in Congo and Senegal. 

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After a long, successful career in finance, in 2005 I changed professions to become an active full-time Real Estate Agent. My financial expertise and a history of moving internationally & nationally provides me a distinct advantage helping buyers and seller with the home buying and selling process. My husband and I have owned & I have managed our personal residential investment properties for more than 27 years & I have helped home buyers, sellers and investors with their real estate needs in NC Triangle Area.  In today's hectic world, I know the importance of and what it takes to make successful real estate transaction efficient and stress free. I am passionate guiding clients through the home buying and selling process and enthusiastically assist clients to upgrade, update and renovate their investment to add value to their home.   

What I bring to the real estate transaction is knowledge, experience, a strong commitment and willingness to do what needs to be done to have a successful transaction being sure to represent my clients’ best interest.  I collaborate with a variety of professionals: Surveyors, Mortgage Lenders, Appraisers, Lawyers, Home Inspectors, Home Insurers, City Planners, Environmental Health Agents, Contractors, Electricians, Plumbers, Movers & Real Estate Agents, all necessary for a stress-free transaction. I foster relationships with clients developing a trust so clients learn that I will do what it takes for them and do guide them to make good decisions.

I am active in the Triangle community volunteering as Charter High School Boards, Volunteering with a locally based international fundraiser BAMP providing malaria prophylactics to Durham's sister city in Linguere in Senegal, and working with small business setting-up accounting system as for the Durham-based Forests of the World Foundation.  I am particularly proud of my work as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Africa, serving in French speaking Congo and Senegal. I love walking our Greenways, especially Battle Park where I've participated in "Saving Battle Park" from being paved, don't for to look for me cranking up the heat dancing to my favorite salsa music.

My background, complemented by HPW's training and sophisticated multi-media marketing tools, help me provide the highest standard of performance. As testimonials indicate, clients are assured of dedication, thoughtfulness and professionalism throughout the process of buying or selling their home.  If you want an agent who takes time to listen and respond to your needs, call me today and let's begin!  

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