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Why I Love Real Estate

I was so fortunate to find my passion and my purpose over 20 years ago when I started my career in real estate. I realized how much I truly love helping people find their perfect home, or sell their current one and move forward to their next chapter. 


Our homes are so near and dear to our hearts. They're our refuge, and where we make lifetime memories gathering with loved ones and friends. Often they are the largest financial investments we make, which makes my job so important. That's why I do everything I can to make the buying and selling process easy, streamlined, and successful for my clients.


When I work with buyers and sellers, I give each of them the information and knowledge they need to make an informed decision. I've heard over and over again how much my clients appreciate my willingness to listen, to communicate, and that I respond quickly to their questions. That assures me that I'm doing my absolute best at being of service and assisting them in every way possible. And they see how much I believe in clear, open and honest communication – both with them and with the party across the table – to achieve the best outcome possible.


I know that my success is about putting my clients first, listening and understanding their needs, and working toward achieving their goals with integrity. Since I'm continually nurturing a comprehensive network of industry professionals in every aspect of real estate, I have valuable contacts and resources to share with my clients. This large network also assists me in finding buyers for their properties – and not just locally, but nationwide and internationally.


Yes, real estate is my passion and what I love doing! I’m grateful to have discovered that decades ago, and have been enjoying helping clients ever since. It’s incredibly fulfilling to use my expertise from thousands of successful transactions when assisting clients to buy or sell a property. Since Day One, my greatest joy is seeing my clients smile after they’ve completed their transaction. Knowing they attained the best outcome possible, whether they’ve just sold their present house or bought a wonderful new home, makes it all worthwhile. 


It’s what makes my work so satisfying, helping people “Discover Something Special in the Land of Enchantment!”


"Darlene was incredible to work with in finding our dream home in Santa Fe. Her knowledge of Santa Fe was most useful in deciding where to buy and why. Darlene really understood the community and quality we wanted to find in our price range. Her staff excelled in every aspect of our transaction. If you are looking for stress free and professional realtor, call Darlene." 

– Jill S.

"No one does real estate better! Darlene is tireless, dedicated, professional. She is accessible day and night and is backed up by a talented staff. Her knowledge of Santa Fe and the surrounding area is boundless. Her contacts and resources made the sale and subsequent purchase of our homes possible. There is a reason Darlene is ranked #1 in Santa Fe: she deserves it!" 

– Lise H.


"Darlene and her staff are the dream team for real estate acquisition in Santa Fe. Darlene was masterful in negotiating and her team coordinated every aspect of the transaction in a seamless manner. Whenever I reached out to Darlene she replied within minutes. It’s no wonder she is considered Santa Fe’s top agent." 

– David F.


"I used Darlene to sell my house in Santa Fe. I am impressed – with her knowledge of the Santa Fe real estate market, the skills of her staff, her strength as a negotiator, her round-the-clock availability, and the overall calm professionalism of Darlene and her staff. I was told that Darlene is the best real estate broker in Santa Fe. Based on my experience, I am confident that is true."

– Michael S.


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