Teri is a born and raised 3rd generation local Kamaaina. She’s also a Punahou School graduate, attending each year from K to 12. Even though she was highly sought after as a model during High School, she had the fortitude to letter in 11 Varsity sports at Punahou and is a former 2 time all-state Hawaii Women’s Tennis Champion. She and her mother took their skills to the most prestigious U S Open Tennis Tournament in Flushing Meadows, New York and won the mother-daughter division. Ever the competitor that knows no limits, she moved on to compete in and win the crowns of Miss Hawaii National Teenager and then on to winning the Miss Hawaii USA title.
Momentum took her to the mainland to attend Pepperdine University, where she played on their Tennis Team, to the University of San Diego, where she played on both their Tennis and Volleyball Teams and then back home to the University of Hawaii to complete her education. Many hundreds of TV, commercial and print appearances later, she landed a starring role on the hit TV Soap Opera, “The Bold and the Beautiful”. B&B eventually led her to Europe where she became an International Star and added “Pop Singer” to her resume. She sold out concert venues all over Europe and the Middle East and earned 2 Gold Records for her vocal and promotion efforts!
Strutting the catwalks of Milan, gracing the covers of hundreds of magazines, acting in numerous prime-time television shows, commercials and movies; then developing her own line of skin care products, sunglasses and jeans – Teri learned the only pathway to success in the ultra-competitive entertainment industry was to market her personal BRAND. And the marketing lessons she learned in her successful performing career have given her the real-life experience of translating those lessons into successful marketing in real estate when she decided to retire from performing, marry, have children and settle down with her Real Estate Broker husband.
Together, they built one of the Palm Springs, CA area’s most successful independent real estate brokerage firms, specializing in luxury properties and selling over a BILLION DOLLARS of properties. Teri has been a Realtor for 18 years and was the marketing expert in their brokerage firm, utilizing traditional methods of marketing such as open houses, direct mail campaigns, newspaper and magazine advertising with circulation to the appropriate demographic market as well as being on the cutting edge of the vastly successful internet marketing system created especially for real estate sales. She has mastered and attained a specialized degrees in internet real estate marketing.
The internet is a tool that can be utilized without limit, if it’s understood and harnessed properly and this is precisely the expertise that Teri will employ in selling your property! Social media is an underused but exciting tool that she will also utilize to provide additional valuable exposure of your listing. Add to these methods, her unbelievably vast networking abilities both domestically and internationally and you have all the bases covered for the mostwell-rounded marketing campaign possible – with one goal in mind: SOLD!
These days Teri is a widow, down-to-earth mom to 2 teenagers & 1 doggie, is a member of The Outrigger Canoe Club, makes the time to play tennis, golf, surf and pursues her lifelong passion in photography. Check out her photography and past listings on PIX4MLS.COM. She was the founder of a charity to help survivors of families who have lost a loved one, which is still a very important personal mission to her. And…she is one very focused REALTOR.
Let her vast experience, competitive spirit, tireless work ethic and great knowledge in real estate and marketing work for you when it comes to your real estate needs. Whether you’re a buyer or a seller in real estate, there is only one thing that matters: RESULTS. Teri has always produced it in abundance. Her meticulous attention to detail, competitive drive, her honesty, her ability to stage a property in its best light and her willingness to listen to her client’s needs, will produce the results you are looking for.