I hold a Masters of Science in Law, and undergraduate degrees in Criminal Justice and Paralegal Studies from Northwestern State University. I was commissioned as a Notary Public in 1998, licensed as a Real Estate Agent/Broker in 2008, and as a Private Investigator in 2018. I’ve worked in various para, law enforcement and investigative capacities for municipal, state and Federal governments since 1999.
I’ve always been interested in finding ‘diamonds in the rough,’ exploring abandoned property and uncovering secrets of years past held securely within their walls. This fascination, coupled with a strong desire to improve lives through home ownership and wise property investments, has made real estate my passion! My energy is focused on one client at a time. Whether your goal is to purchase a small starter home or a multimillion dollar retail investment property, my philosophy is Every Move Matters!
Why did I pursue real estate? Years ago when I bought my first home, I had a horrible experience with the Realtor I thought was representing me, and was sadly stuck with repairs in excess of $10K as a result! She made promises she had no authority to make and her “duty” was actually to the Seller! I was a naive young single mom, and it never occurred to me that much of what she said was to make a sale (i.e. commission) rather than a true interest in my needs or wants. Hence, I decided to pursue training in real estate sales – in hopes of saving other buyers stress and money! I began my career as a dedicated Buyer’s Agent in 2008 and became an independent Broker in 2011.
Combining my love of real estate and investigations, I’ve been successfully pursuing equity recovery on behalf of individuals due money from government agencies since 2021.
ON A MORE PERSONAL NOTE…
I’m mom to one adult daughter and three super cute fur boys! I’ve been incredibly blessed and “pay it forward” by providing no-cost Notary and document preparation services to indigent Veterans, and independently operating Sleuth & Justice where Louisiana cold cases (missing and homicides) are profiled. I’m slowly downsizing her brokerage and notary services to concentrate more fully on equity recovery and volunteer cold case investigations.