Buying or Selling With Team Christine Shannon Team Christine Shannon is For You Plano and Frisco based Realtor Christine Shannon is a a top Producing Realtor at JP & Associates REALTORS. After finishing a long career in the technology solutions world at Hamilton Avnet She truly merges the technology world with the Real Estate World to create a customized web 2.0 marketing strategy to help her buyers and sellers with their property's and get the best deal possible when acting as either your listing agent or buyers agent. She takes strong pride in her work as both a listing agent and a buyer’s agent in the DFW area, specializing in the North Dallas and Collin County Texas Real Estate market. In doing so, she consistently is teaching continuing education to her JP & Associates Realtors office. This positions her as the true expert in her areas of focus for people looking for either listing agents or a buyer’s agent in the Plano/Frisco area because she obviously is regarded in the real estate community as an expert in bringing leads to market which ultimately means more traffic and more closed sales for her clients. In addition to the classes which Christine Shannon teaches to other Collin County Real Estate Agents, she also brushes up on taking classes to further her personal education and growth as a listing and buyers real estate agent in Plano and Frisco Texas. Translation, not only does she teach but she also sits in the chair as a student year after year to maintain and grow certain real estate designations. She has been certified as an ABR or Accredited Buyer's Representative. This means she has worked hard to meet the strict educational and practical requirements set forth by the Real Estate Buyer's Agent to help guide you in your successful home purchase. Christine Shannon is also a certified SFR or Short Sale & Forclosure Resource guide. Short Sales and Foreclosures unfortunately make up a large percentage of the market, you might even be looking at a property and not realize it is a short sale. Short Sales involve an intricate process with the seller’s bank that all but demands the process to be handled by a true SFR specialist. REALTORS® who have earned the SFR certification know how to help sellers maneuver the complexities of short sales as well as help buyers pursue short sale and foreclosure opportunities. The certification program includes training on how to qualify sellers for short sales, negotiate with lenders, protect buyers, and limit risk. Taking Continuing Education very seriously, Christine also has a GRI Certification. This is real estate education at its finest. GRI Members are Realtors primarily involved in residential real estate wanting to increase their knowledge and skills in a broad array of technical subjects and the fundamentals of real estate participate in the REALTOR® Institute, graduate program to earn the GRI designation. The program also provides opportunities to develop important business contacts. The GRI is a nationally recognized designation of the National Association of REALTORS®. Christine also has the SRS designation which is Seller Representive Specialist. She wants her sellers to know that she stays on top of the Real Estate Market with innovative marketing strategies to get their home sold. Christine is also on The Agent Leadership Council at her office which only the top agents in the office are asked to be on. On this council she helps and mentors other agents. She has the technology to notify you of new listings in your preferred area as she is an expert with searching the Multiple Listing Service. Also she has the most cutting edge privately owned technology to help you market your property and get it ranked on the first page of Google where most home searches start anyway. Take advantage of Christine’s technology background and sell your home. If you are a seller or you are looking to sell. Each listing not only gets exposure to MLS and the vast Internet Sites but she gives each property their own single property website complete with virtual tours and panoramic views. She has a specific blogging strategy to not only showcase your property to the community through integration with Realtor.com, Trulia, Zillow and Craigslist but she will blog your property all the way to the first page of Google. In this market that is a very powerful tool for an agent to have in their arsenal! Christine is married to Randy Shannon and has two sons and a granddaughter. When she is not working she loves to water ski and spend time with her family. She is a Third degree black belt and attends church at Grace Outreach in Plano.