Bonnie Roberts-Burke, is a leader of a top sales group at RLAH, Real Living At Home. She is known for her unending energy and dynamic determinism. Her more than 20 years of diverse real estate experience includes residential sales, development, team management, and project sales expertise in both cosmopolitan and metropolitan communities. Bonnie specializes in a wide variety of properties, from downtown condos and co-ops to high-end urban and suburban single-family homes.
Real Estate is a passion for Bonnie; she claims that this is the perfect profession for her (she has terminal curiosity). Looking at properties, and visualizing what could be is a strength she brings to her clients. Her marketing skills are enhanced by her ability to stage properties, something she learned working in community theater, building stage sets. Her slogan is “Exceeding Expectations” and she has been complimented on how true this is, time and time again.
Bonnie has been very active in the real estate community. She was the 2014 President of the DC Association of Realtors and has been on the DC Board of Directors continuously since 2010. She served on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Realtors from 2014-2018, and currently serves on committees on the local, state and national levels and teaches the required Ethics class to Realtors. All this makes her extremely knowledgeable about the issues relating to real estate, which is extremely beneficial to her clients.
Bonnie utilizes her background in education and counseling. As a former adjunct professor at American University Bonnie has honed the ability to communicate information necessary for her clients for them to make informed decisions. A background in counseling has taught her how to listen carefully to her clients, to pay close attention to each person’s individual needs. Her interpersonal abilities have aided her in developing a rapport with her clients as well as with other realtors, which serves her clients well.
As a younger woman, Bonnie directed a crisis intervention center for teenagers. This, more than anything else, honed her negotiation skills; Bonnie is a strong negotiator. A manager once said to Bonnie, “I hope I never have to sit on the other side of the table from you.” What a compliment! Bonnie is a strong advocate for her clients, an invaluable skill.
Bonnie is the consummate professional, a Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), the highest credential awarded to residential sales agents. She pursues integrity and expertise in every aspect of her life. She has the knowledge, skills and work ethic to work tirelessly to find out what clients truly desire and to make it happen. Bonnie prides herself on her push for perfection and her ability to keep people smiling!