Investment & Marketing Strategist
Sonya started her career in real estate in Livingston, New Jersey. She continued her career in the Ft. Lauderdale area where she has lived and worked since 1980. Her extensive knowledge, education and life experience provide her a unique view of the local real estate market and enable her to guide her clients toward making the best buying decisions suitable to their lifestyle needs. She specializes in many areas…residential, commercial, relocations, pre-foreclosure and bank-owned (REO) properties. Sonya especially enjoys helping retirees in their efforts to find a second home or relocate to South Florida. She is a certified Distressed Properties Professional (DPP). She works with investors, is an investor herself and an active member of both the Broward & Dade Real Estate Investment Associations (BREIA & DREIA) and the National Association of Realtors (NAR). She is also a mentor to new agents and investors with whom she willingly shares her expertise.
Sonya, for her entire real estate career, has been an agent with Exit Realty International, one of the most progressive and fastest growing full service franchises in the industry with over 1600 offices throughout the US and Canada. She treats her clients as she does her close family. Having lived through some bad real estate experiences herself, she knows the importance of attention to detail and providing clear explanations of every process in a transaction. Her technical background and involvement in BREIA give her access to proprietary “investor” software that sets her apart from the general real estate community. Communication and follow-through are the cornerstones of her relationships and, as a result, she has cultivated many long term clients. You should be one of them.
Sonya earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Montreal, Canada from Sir George Williams University, majoring in sociology. Whatever her endeavor, she is committed to learning, continually takes classes and earns new certifications in order to stay up to date and on top of the market. She has completed a myriad of advanced real estate training courses. She represents her clients as a Single Agent, the highest fiduciary representation allowed by law. In addition to her basic knowledge of French, she has studied Spanish in both Ecuador and Mexico in her effort to communicate with our growing Spanish-speaking population.
Sonya has had many careers. She enjoys reading, writing and is a Literary Editor for a local author. She is a certified Computer Technician and, as such, is an expert in all aspects of internet marketing. Her love of animals and recognition of their importance in people’s lives led her to open the first in-home Pet Sitting Service in the South Florida area. She also still accepts occasional assignments as a Print & Lifestyle Model. She received special commendation for her commitment to passenger safety and service as a Flight Attendant for Laker Bahamas Airways. She is an avid Google research guru and being a top real estate agent and successful investor are the last things on her bucket list.
Sonya has a proven track record of personal, caring and professional service. She is the go-to professional REALTOR® for your next real estate purchase or sale. She would love to meet you and include you in her family of satisfied clients. Testimonials available on ww.Zillow.com under “Find a Pro”.
|address||1360 S OCEAN BLVD, #2001|
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306
|state license #||#3050322|
- EXIT Ryan Scott Realty
- 2601 E. Oakland Park Blvd.
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 33306
Designations & Awards
Graduate Realtor Institute (90 additional course hours), GRI
National Association of Realtors (NAR)
Distressed Properties Professional (DPP)
Broward Real Estate Investment Group (BREIA)
Dade Real Estate Investment Group (DREIA)
Internet Marketing Specialist
I listed my condo with Sonya. She has great marketing skills and is very pleasant to work with. I wouldn’t hesitate to have her handle any of my real estate needs.
Sonya recently assisted me with a long-distance move to Fort Lauderdale. Because my relocation was part of a career change, I had a very tight timeline and other restrictions to overcome in our move. Despite the challenges, Sonya made the process easy and… (more)
Sonya has a terrific grasp on market conditions. She was right on with her knowledge about the shortage of rental units at this particular time. She helped me stop a foreclosure long enough to get through the tedious short sale process. She and her team of… (more)