Success in real estate is perhaps best reflected through the satisfaction of one's clients. Dean takes great pride in the fact that much of his business comes from past clients and their referrals. It's a testament to his unwavering commitment to perform only the highest quality service in order to build lifelong relationships with his clients. As a member of Sotheby's International Realty, Dean has represented some of the most discriminating buyers and sellers in the Pacific Northwest. A native of Mercer Island, he has deep roots in the Eastside community and a keen understanding of the local neighborhoods, schools, market conditions, zoning regulations and local economies. Working at the leading brokerage for luxury real estate in the Northwest, Dean also has access to an extensive network of affluent buyers - not only locally, but throughout the country and around the world. But what truly makes Dean a favorite of clients is his commitment to always put his customers first and represents them with the highest level of professionalism, honesty and integrity. He has a well-earned reputation for providing the highest level of customer service. Clients appreciate the fact that Dean makes their life easier by guiding them through the complexities of buying or selling a home, eliminating the stress and hassles that often accompany the biggest financial transaction consumers will make in their life. Dean listens carefully to clients to fully understand their objectives, and then works hard to find the best possible property that suits their needs, that perfect home that they have been dreaming about. He works equally hard on behalf of those who are selling their existing home, leveraging his marketing and negotiation skills to achieve their real estate goals. The goal is always the same - to exceed his clients' expectations every time. In order to stay in the forefront of the real estate industry, Dean is committed to ongoing professional education and training. His education includes the latest in real estate practices, economics, SRES, Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE), financing, target marketing, legal aspects, real estate appraisal, real estate investments, 1031 exchanges, taxation and creative financing. Dean and his family reside in Newcastle. When he's not working, he loves spending time with family, playing golf, boating and cheering on Husky Football. If you are looking for knowledge, experience, professionalism, integrity, and personalized service in a real estate professional, Dean would be glad to talk about ways he can help you achieve your real estate dreams - and make you a client for life as well.