Oakstrand Realty
Oakstrand Realty


Maria Erna

Meet Maria, a seasoned real estate professional with over 20 years experience in the industry. With a track record of selling thousands of acres and several hundred million dollars in properties along the East Coast, Maria is an expert in residential, land development, and commercial real estate. Her skills in marketing, negotiation, and client education have earned her a reputation for excellence and have made her a top choice for clients looking to acquire, sell, invest, or lease.  Maria began her real estate career while working as the Director of Marketing and Business Development for BlueGreen Corporation, an international developer of luxury golf course communities, residential subdivisions, and resort properties catering to wishes of discerning clientele. During her time there, she developed an in-depth understanding of the real estate process, land development, and market, which she uses to guide her clients through the transaction process.

Marketing: Her corporate background allows her to utilize the most current data, sales trends, and resources to properly value property. Maria then utilizes industry tools including social media, combined with traditional marketing and networking to obtain maximum listing exposure, increasing visibility to potential buyers.  Maria's expertise in residential real estate is extensive. She has sold land, existing homes, new construction, and specializes in luxury properties. Her dedication to providing exceptional customer service has earned her a loyal following of satisfied clients and referrals.

Acquisition: She is known for her keen attention to detail and ability to understand her clients' unique needs, ensuring that they find the perfect property for their lifestyle. She has a passion for beautiful, functional spaces that meet the needs of today's homebuyers. Whether you're looking to build a custom home from the ground up,  buy a luxurious property that's move-in ready, or first home, Maria has the knowledge and experience to make your dreams a reality.  She finds a special satisfaction in assisting first-time buyers navigate through the acquisition process with confidence.  No property is too big or too small.

Commercial: Maria's business acumen has given her a distinct advantage in the commercial real estate market.  Her extensive background in operations and marketing, along with her experience as a business owner, gives her a unique perspective on the commercial real estate landscape. Her expertise in construction and commercial real estate is a result of her ability to understand the business side of the transaction. She knows what it takes to create a successful business plan, the importance of location, and how to help clients make sound decisions. She understands the challenges facing business owners and has the skills necessary to negotiate deals that meet their specific needs. Her clients trust her to provide expert guidance and exceptional service throughout the entire transaction process.

Resources: As a real estate professional, Maria understands that buying or selling a property can be complex and sometimes a stressful process.  Over the years, she has hand-picked, vetted, and refined a talented team of industry experts to ensure that every transaction goes smoothly from start to finish.  From lenders, title companies, closing attorneys, 1031 Exchange Managers, and 203 Consultants, to inspectors, general contractors, concrete finishers, building suppliers,  to specialty providers including interior designers and landscape architects, Maria has carefully selected the best professionals in the business for every stage of the real estate journey, before, during, and after closing.  Being resourceful, if she does not have a contact you need, she will find it.  With her extensive network of contacts and resources, she is able to provide her clients with the highest level of service and expertise, helping them to achieve their real estate goals quickly and efficiently.

Relationships: Building relationships and trust by providing exceptional service and being a valuable contact for clients long after the closing is paramount. Maria and her team are determined to be your real estate partner for life, assisting with any needed referrals and of course, future transactions.  Maria's experience, combined with her unwavering commitment to her clients, has made her one of the most sought-after real estate professionals in the industry. Her passion for real estate, strong ethics and standards, and her broad and deep knowledge of the industry make Maria the ideal professional to partner with for your next real estate experience. Whether you are looking to buy, sell, lease, or invest, Maria and her team possess the skills, experience, and dedication necessary to help you achieve your real estate goals.

PROUD MEMBER: National Association of Realtors - NAR, GSSBR, GAR, GTR, CCIM Affiliate, MLS, FMLS, & NNEREN SPECIALTIES: Buyer Representation, Contract Negotiations, Facilitation of Financing, and Client Education

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