I am a Top Selling Agent and a Licensed International Real Estate Advisor in coastal North Carolina. In 2019, I was awarded by the American Institute of Real Estate Professionals as one of the 10 Best Real Estate agents in NC for clients’ satisfaction.
My "client first" philosophy has always been my approach and it enables me to continually improve upon my skills and methods of doing business. In addition, I've found that the latest technologies are enabling me to do everything I've always done, but more quickly and efficiently. They've also helped me to extend the range of services which I provide to my clients.
I am not just selling in the luxury market, but I am also selling a luxury experience and a higher level of client satisfaction. One sale for a quick buck isn’t as important as creating a luxury brand perception. My clients care about ethics when they choose a real estate agent. They value my honesty, hard work, loyalty, persistence, and my impeccable communication and negotiation skills. I provide all-inclusive service to all of my clients.
I am extremely knowledgeable about the real estate industry which is evidenced by having surpassed the necessary training and certifications required of a Real Estate Agent. I am a certified Resort & Second-Home Property Specialist, a Certified International Property Specialist, an Accredited Luxury Home Specialist, as well as a member of The International Multiple Listing Service. I am always trying to bring to the table the best of both worlds – America and Europe. I am well versed and familiar with different cultures and backgrounds. I enjoy a challenge! The best recognition for me is to know that I have succeeded.
Energetic and caring, I believe that through a clear understanding of my clients' needs and goals, the perfect opportunity can be found. Effective client care means focusing my entire business around learning and meeting my clients’ needs.
My background consists of extensive sales experience as well as banking.
My representation of Sellers and Buyers spans a wide range of domestic, as well as international clientele; such as investors, attorneys, doctors, military families, and first-time home buyers.
Most importantly, my business is almost exclusively generated from past clients and referrals which stands as a true testament to my outstanding service. My reputation and good name are important to me.
I was born and raised in the Czech Republic and have lived in many countries all over Europe. I studied the Russian, German, and French languages, as well as the fundamentals of Latin. I never thought the English language was going to be in my future until I met my Marine husband while vacationing in Japan. We have been happily married for over sixteen years and we have three children whose ages are 7, 11 and 13. In 2016, I became a legally naturalized American citizen! I worked hard to acclimate myself to the American lifestyle and culture, and have learned the English language on my own without any formal education.
I am a firm believer in giving back. I donate to various charities every year.
In my free time, I love to garden which is a passion that I acquired from my grandmother. I enjoy traveling, doing fun activities with my children, spending time with my husband and our overly loveable yellow labs and two grumpy cats. It is a lot of fun to watch your hard work grow and bloom throughout the year! Much like Real Estate!
My motto is "IF IT IS IMPORTANT TO YOU – IT IS A MUST FOR ME".
I am not one for leaving lengthy reviews for anyone. But in this instance, I feel I must! Positively thee BEST in the business. irena was absolutely amazing from beginning to end. She didn't waste our time with homes that did not fit our criteria to a tee. She walked us through the whole process step by step. She assured us when we had doubts. We are certain if it was not for Irena, we would not have found the house of our dreams. If you are lucky enough to have her as your agent, it won't be long before you see exactly what we did. It is much more than a business with Irena. She truly cares about her clients. She has become a friend of the family. She is most definitely a diamond in the ruff. If your looking for an agent who will work for you day and night, it is Irena. One who will not stop until you have found your forever home, look no further. She is the best of the best, and her reputation certainly precedes her. If I could give 10 stars instead of 5 I would. Your in the best hands possible with this woman. You'll be very thankful after all is said and done, mark my words!!!
Eric, Thank you very much for your kind words. It was a pleasure working with you and your family.
Irene is a very good friend of mine but also a very good real estate agent she knows the job inside and out and she’s very personable and understanding with the needs of the seller and the buy. I would highly recommend her to sell your home and/or help you buy a home when the time comes . I really can’t say enough and how she help me sell my house and get over any obstacles that occurred while selling our house is a wonderful person and you will love working with her .
Irena is very thorough, responsive and she is an excellent communicator. She always has your best interests in mind and she's very candid and not afraid to give you her opinion. Based on her experience and knowldege of the area/market we have used her on two different years, 2017 and 2019. We agreed to disagree a few times, but I believe that's a good thing. Irena is very flexible with her time and availability, which helped us, due to the fact we lived out-of town, 120 miles away. We like her approach and attention to detail, especially with all the negotiations and documents. We highly recommend Irena.