Donna Banks

Residential Broker Associate
LRS

Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®

North Asheville

Email: [email protected]
Cell: (828) 284-0509 Office: (828) 251-1800

Team Member Since 2018

Experience

Helping you on your real estate mountain journey would be a true honor.

I have spent the bulk of my life instructing, guiding, mediating, coaching, and counseling others through a career in education and professional counseling. My…Read More

About Me

In the mountains, they say that "some of us were lucky enough to be born here and others of us got here as soon as we could." I am one of the lucky ones! I was raised in Hendersonville, educated at Mars Hill University in art and elementary…Read More

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Donna did an excellent job of marketing our home and getting it out there for people to see. She did a great job of using the power of social media, and boosting our home out to potential home buyers. Donna was easy to communicate with and responded…Read More

Crowder, Banks and Assoc. General Contractors

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Very efficient and always on top of everything. She kept us informed as to the progress of the negotiations and listened to our input offering suggestions as needed.

Burnsville

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Donna Banks was the only broker we considered for agent for our house. After meeting and talking with her, we had no reservations about engaging her as our broker. We had used another agent from Asheville, NC, two-three years ago, but to no…Read More

George and Wilma Allen, Candler NC

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Donna Banks was friendly and professional. She gave me timely feedback from showings and made valuable recommendations for ways that I could improve my property's chances of selling...which it did!!

Rush Austin, Burnsville, NC

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In an attempt to sell a couple of years ago because of a job relocation, I went with one of the local brokers in Mitchell Co. They did not understand having an internet presence, nor did they market outside of the local area. They also didn't…Read More

Sam Knaffl, Spruce Pine, NC

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Dona was helpful, and extremely friendly and professional in the purchase of the property. I would highly recommend her as an agent.

Barry Munyan Burnsville NC

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DONNA DID A PROFESSIONAL JOB. SHE MOVED QUICKLY TO GET THE PRELIMINARIES DONE INCLUDING PHOTOS AND WEB LISTING. SHE IS FAR SUPERIOR TO OTHER AGENTS I HAVE DEALT WITH FROM OTHER AGENCIES. SHE COMMUNICATES.

JIM SWAIM, BURNSVILLE

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Donna Banks was a great agent and was very professional and communicated all information to us very promptly. I would definitely recommend her for any real estate needs.

The Smith Family North Carolina

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Donna was an amazing asset in my search for property, she took the time to fully understand my needs and wants. She was patient and insightful. She also allowed me to make a low offer which directly resulted in me getting a great deal. A fantastic…Read More

Dave Johnson

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I recently found it necessary to sell my home in North Carolina to be near my family in Florida. Donna has done more than I ever expected to show my home and to find the right buyer. She kept me & the buyer informed throughout the entire process.…Read More

Dawn Tracy, Conch Key Fl

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Donna is an old TRUSTED friend and although she had limited real estate experience at this point that didn't concern us. She showed early on that she was willing to go the extra mile despite this being a very small sale. She treated us as if…Read More

Pat & Cherine Criste, Gainesville, Ga.

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109 Robertson Street in Burnsville, North Carolina 28714 - MLS# 3465703
7 bed  ·  8 ba  ·  3802 Hsq ft  ·  0.870 acr

$650,000

109 Robertson Street
Burnsville 28714

Formally a boarding home for all girls school in the early 1900s called the Stanley McCormick School, this historic but modernized property referred ...

MLS# 3465703 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Burnsville


109 Robertson Street in Burnsville, North Carolina 28714 - MLS# 3469972
  ·  3802 Hsq ft  ·  0.870 acr

$650,000

109 Robertson Street
Burnsville 28714

Formally a boarding home for all girls school in the early 1900s called the Stanley McCormick School, this historic but modernized property referred ...

MLS# 3469972 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Burnsville


4390 And 4328 S Hwy 226 in Bakersville, North Carolina 28705 - MLS# 3510127
3 bed  ·  3 ba  ·  2912 Hsq ft  ·  4.010 acr

$599,000

4390 And 4328 S Hwy 226
Bakersville 28705

Endless opportunities. Easy access. One level living. Have your home with in-law suite or rental income with its own entrance. Located between Spruc ...

MLS# 3510127 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Western North Carolina


84 Red Cedar Drive #103 in Hendersonville, North Carolina 28792 - MLS# 3539174
3 bed  ·  3/1 ba  ·  4128 Hsq ft  ·  0.459 acr

$499,000

84 Red Cedar Drive #103
Hendersonville 28792

Nestled in the land of Four Seasons rests this perfectly landscaped gorgeous open floor plan home with year round views of nature and the Blue Ridge ...

MLS# 3539174 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Hendersonville


653 Traditions Way in Mars Hill, North Carolina 28754 - MLS# 3571687 Under Contract-Show
3 bed  ·  3/1 ba  ·  3319 Hsq ft  ·  2.550 acr

$450,000

653 Traditions Way
Mars Hill 28754

Gorgeous contemporary mountain home with the most diverse changing long range views of the mountain scapes framed like works of fine art from all of ...

MLS# 3571687 - Under Contract-Show
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Mountain Traditions


841 Ferguson Hill Road in Burnsville, North Carolina 28714 - MLS# 3553795
50.000 acr

$400,000

841 Ferguson Hill Road
Burnsville 28714

Imagine owning 50 acres just minutes from downtown Burnsville and 35 minutes to Asheville. Actually the top of the property boarders Burnsville city ...

MLS# 3553795 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Burnsville


4328 S Hwy 226 in Bakersville, North Carolina 28705 - MLS# 3510151
3 bed  ·  3 ba  ·  2912 Hsq ft  ·  3.300 acr

$399,000

4328 S Hwy 226
Bakersville 28705

Endless opportunities. Easy access. One level living. Have your home with in-law suite or rental income with its own entrance. Located between Spruc ...

MLS# 3510151 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Western North Carolina


88 Red Oak Lane in Burnsville, North Carolina 28714 - MLS# 3514639
2 bed  ·  3 ba  ·  1881 Hsq ft  ·  6.380 acr

$399,000

88 Red Oak Lane
Burnsville 28714

Featured in Southern Living Magazine June 1989, this custom designed farm style home is full of southern charm and is truly unique mountain retreat. ...

MLS# 3514639 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Burnsville


00 Griffith Mine Road in Burnsville, North Carolina 28714 - MLS# 3553786
51.400 acr

$308,400

00 Griffith Mine Road
Burnsville 28714

Come build your dream home on this 51 acre, south facing tract of land, with long range mountain views, only 3 miles from downtown Burnsville. The p ...

MLS# 3553786 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Burnsville


408 Leisure Lane in Burnsville, North Carolina 28714 - MLS# 3521623 Under Contract-Show
2 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1359 Hsq ft  ·  1.930 acr

$298,000

408 Leisure Lane
Burnsville 28714

This southern facing cottage style home with it's newly built detached 2 car garage with two story apartment above has charm galore and boast specta ...

MLS# 3521623 - Under Contract-Show
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Burnsville


4390 S Hwy 226 in Bakersville, North Carolina 28705 - MLS# 3510169
0.700 acr

$200,000

4390 S Hwy 226
Bakersville 28705

Great opportunity. Easy access right off 226. Located between Spruce Pine and Bakersville in the Ledger community. Four bay garage. Two of which can ...

MLS# 3510169 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Haywood County


312 Robertson Street in Burnsville, North Carolina 28714 - MLS# 3465442 Under Contract-Show
3 bed  ·  3 ba  ·  2146 Hsq ft  ·  0.060 acr

$199,000

312 Robertson Street
Burnsville 28714

This spacious in town townhome down the most desirable street in Burnsville is an end unit and has a no yard work required green space to one side a ...

MLS# 3465442 - Under Contract-Show
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Burnsville


000 Dula Road in Spruce Pine, North Carolina 28777 - MLS# 3488820
23.390 acr

$199,000

000 Dula Road
Spruce Pine 28777

23.39 Acres of superior land with fencing around the entire perimeter which encloses several acres of pasture land that once coraled several head of ...

MLS# 3488820 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Western North Carolina


255 Cane Mountain Lane in Burnsville, North Carolina 28714 - MLS# 3563010 Under Contract-Show
2 bed  ·  3 ba  ·  1619 Hsq ft  ·  2.860 acr

$198,000

255 Cane Mountain Lane
Burnsville 28714

This charming mountain ranch style home on two spacious adjoining lots faces year-round long range views of the Mt. Celo, which is clearly visibl ...

MLS# 3563010 - Under Contract-Show
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Burnsville


209 E Dogwood Lane in Hendersonville, North Carolina 28792 - MLS# 3573890 Under Contract-No Show
2 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1430 Hsq ft  ·  0.500 acr

$198,000

209 E Dogwood Lane
Hendersonville 28792

COUNTRY CHARM WITH CITY CONVENIENCE, - Mid century ranch nestled on a half acre elevated lot with mountain and city views and totally fenced in for ...

MLS# 3573890 - Under Contract-No Show
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Hendersonville


00 Rainbow Trout Drive #Lot #24 in Spruce Pine, North Carolina 28777 - MLS# 3546295
7.230 acr

$43,380

00 Rainbow Trout Drive #Lot #24
Spruce Pine 28777

Beautiful spacious parcel of land with gorgeous long-range mountain views within Mountain Brook Estates gated community, located at the base of Crab ...

MLS# 3546295 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Western North Carolina


000 Windsor Heights #21,24 in Hendersonville, North Carolina 28792 - MLS# 3564236
0.810 acr

$36,000

000 Windsor Heights #21,24
Hendersonville 28792

Three Windsor Heights Subdivision lots (21,24) two for the price of one located right outside of the town limits with town water and sewer available ...

MLS# 3564236 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Hendersonville


00 Barebridge Fields Road #51 in Burnsville, North Carolina 28714 - MLS# 3490129
1.030 acr

$34,000

00 Barebridge Fields Road #51
Burnsville 28714

The close proximity to town but seclusion of a private development makes this parcel a wonderful deal priced under tax value. Only County taxes appl ...

MLS# 3490129 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Burnsville


00 Windsor Court #57 in Hendersonville, North Carolina 28792 - MLS# 3565082 Under Contract-Show
0.340 acr

$20,000

00 Windsor Court #57
Hendersonville 28792

Vacant Land Lot resting in the land of the distinctly unique Four Seasons within the Windsor Heights Subdivision. Lot,57, located right outside of ...

MLS# 3565082 - Under Contract-Show
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Hendersonville


00 Plantation Drive #24 in Hendersonville, North Carolina 28792 - MLS# 3564293
0.450 acr

$18,000

00 Plantation Drive #24
Hendersonville 28792

Vacant Land Lot resting in the land of the distinctly unique Four Seasons within the Windsor Heights Subdivision. Lot,24, located right outside of ...

MLS# 3564293 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Hendersonville


0 Plantation Drive #21 in Hendersonville, North Carolina 28792 - MLS# 3565099
0.360 acr

$18,000

0 Plantation Drive #21
Hendersonville 28792

Vacant Land Lot resting in the land of the distinctly unique Four Seasons within the Windsor Heights Subdivision. Lot,21, located right outside of ...

MLS# 3565099 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Hendersonville


00 Flame Azalea Lane in Burnsville, North Carolina 28714 - MLS# 3536769
0.720 acr

$17,000

00 Flame Azalea Lane
Burnsville 28714

This land lot being priced below tax value at a bargain of a price would be a fitting spot for building either a primary dream home or splendid seco ...

MLS# 3536769 - Active
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: The Preserve at Wolf Laurel


362 Laurel Park Place in Hendersonville, North Carolina 28791 - MLS# 3519846 Closed on 11-05-2019
3 bed  ·  3 ba  ·  2200 Hsq ft  ·  0.030 acr

$267,500

362 Laurel Park Place
Hendersonville 28791

Imagine living in this spacious town home with a beautiful woodland view! This light and airy home in Laurel Park Place has a floor plan that offers ...

MLS# 3519846 - Closed
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Burnsville


405 Spring Rock Road in Burnsville, North Carolina 28714 - MLS# 3503904 Closed on 10-10-2019
4 bed  ·  4/1 ba  ·  3638 Hsq ft  ·  0.190 acr

$829,000

405 Spring Rock Road
Burnsville 28714

Fabulous brand new home at Mountain Air Golf and Country Club completed April 2019. Home boast of the latest modern appliances and features open con ...

MLS# 3503904 - Closed
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Mountain Air


00 Mica Springs Road in Burnsville, North Carolina 28714 - MLS# 3537495 Closed on 09-23-2019
5.000 acr

$75,000

00 Mica Springs Road
Burnsville 28714

Located conveniently just a mile from the heart of downtown Burnsville rests this private 5 acre parcel, nicknamed "Eagles Fly" (parcel in shape of ...

MLS# 3537495 - Closed
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Burnsville


435 Wildwood Drive in Burnsville, North Carolina 28714 - MLS# 3512942 Closed on 08-21-2019
3 bed  ·  3/1 ba  ·  1680 Hsq ft  ·  1.000 acr

$249,900

435 Wildwood Drive
Burnsville 28714

Amazing breathtaking year round long range views make this most perfect Cape Cod style home stands out among mtn. homes. Wake up and enjoy the soun ...

MLS# 3512942 - Closed
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Burnsville


75 Eula Ray Road in Burnsville, North Carolina 28714 - MLS# 3494829 Closed on 08-08-2019
1 bed  ·  1 ba  ·  512 Hsq ft  ·  0.750 acr

$77,000

75 Eula Ray Road
Burnsville 28714

Small cabin with .75 of an acre of woodlands surrounding this home's front covered porch facing a flat area directly in home's front yard with in ...

MLS# 3494829 - Closed
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Burnsville


149 Cline Drive in Spruce Pine, North Carolina 28777 - MLS# 3505860 Closed on 07-26-2019
5 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  3024 Hsq ft  ·  1.400 acr

$219,000

149 Cline Drive
Spruce Pine 28777

Uniquely well-built Mid-Century Modern charming home with original hardwood floors throughout. This home constructed in the 1950's was built to last ...

MLS# 3505860 - Closed
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Western North Carolina


Lot 5 Sunrise Village in Burnsville, North Carolina 28714 - MLS# 3502152 Closed on 05-22-2019
0.620 acr

$18,000

Lot 5 Sunrise Village
Burnsville 28714

Beautiful Lot located right up hill on Mount View Road off Highway 19 East before Ingles Grocery Store. Land Parcel sits on a corner abutting a fore ...

MLS# 3502152 - Closed
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Burnsville


123 Waterwheel Drive in Green Mountain, North Carolina 28740 - MLS# 3486873 Closed on 05-03-2019
3 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1711 Hsq ft  ·  2.755 acr

$225,000

123 Waterwheel Drive
Green Mountain 28740

123 Waterwheel Drive is at the end of a rd. and a stone's throw away from the Toe River and has some spectacular year round views of mountains and u ...

MLS# 3486873 - Closed
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Yancey County


339 Byrd Mountain Estates Road in Burnsville, North Carolina 28714 - MLS# 3456395 Closed on 03-29-2019
2 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1122 Hsq ft  ·  0.690 acr

$145,500

339 Byrd Mountain Estates Road
Burnsville 28714

This Cottage/Bungalow modifed A-Frame sets on top of Byrd Mountain Estates and boast year round long range views from the great room, loft and recen ...

MLS# 3456395 - Closed
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Burnsville


000 Wid Smith Road in Burnsville, North Carolina 28714 - MLS# 3451859 Closed on 02-15-2019
2.760 acr

$27,600

000 Wid Smith Road
Burnsville 28714

This Lot is just a short distance from the town of Burnsville. It rests just right outside the town limits, a short distance down Pensacola Rd and o ...

MLS# 3451859 - Closed
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Yancey County


145 Indian Trail in Burnsville, North Carolina 28714 - MLS# 3519932 Closed on 11-27-2019
4 bed  ·  2 ba  ·  1586 Hsq ft  ·  0.660 acr

$165,000

145 Indian Trail
Burnsville 28714

4 bedroom 2 bath home located conveniently in Burnsville. Walk to restaurants and shopping. Home has attached carport with large detached garage. La ...

MLS# 3519932 - Closed
Listed by Dream Mountain Realty, Inc
Community: Burnsville


Lot 5 Sunrise Village in Burnsville, North Carolina 28714 - MLS# 3502152 Closed on 05-22-2019
0.620 acr

$18,000

Lot 5 Sunrise Village
Burnsville 28714

Beautiful Lot located right up hill on Mount View Road off Highway 19 East before Ingles Grocery Store. Land Parcel sits on a corner abutting a fore ...

MLS# 3502152 - Closed
Listed by Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Community: Burnsville


00000 Lotties Creek Road in Burnsville, North Carolina 28714 - MLS# 3442104 Closed on 04-24-2019
89.860 acr

$225,000

00000 Lotties Creek Road
Burnsville 28714

Beautiful, large parcel of land with creek, springs, interior roads, views and a 7-8 acre pasture located along the paved road frontage. Elevations ...

MLS# 3442104 - Closed
Listed by Ellington Realty Group
Community: Burnsville


Donna did an excellent job of marketing our home and getting it out there for people to see. She did a great job of using the power of social media, and boosting our home out to potential home buyers. Donna was easy to communicate with and responded to our questions quickly as well as keeping us informed. We have not had that kind of service from other agents and it was such a pleasure working with someone who truly cared and wanted to please us. We will highly recommend Donna to other people, and will use her again in the future. 5 stars!!!

Crowder, Banks and Assoc. General Contractors

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Very efficient and always on top of everything. She kept us informed as to the progress of the negotiations and listened to our input offering suggestions as needed.

Burnsville

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Donna Banks was the only broker we considered for agent for our house. After meeting and talking with her, we had no reservations about engaging her as our broker. We had used another agent from Asheville, NC, two-three years ago, but to no avail. After only three showings during the course of the contract, we knew we needed a good agent, but my husband's health issues prevented us from placing house on market until 2019, and Donna was our choice. A good choice as our house sold in approximately six weeks. Donna stayed on abreast of everything, and she kept us informed, as well. She was very patient with us as she had to explain some things more than once to us. Her marketing skills are impressive. Donna is all of the above and then some. She is great to work with, and we considered her fully trained and well-informed. She has a great personality, is trustworthy and very dependable. Fantastic pretty much sums up our experience with Donna Banks and Beverly-Hanks, and we highly recommend them.

George and Wilma Allen, Candler NC

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Donna Banks was friendly and professional. She gave me timely feedback from showings and made valuable recommendations for ways that I could improve my property's chances of selling...which it did!!

Rush Austin, Burnsville, NC

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In an attempt to sell a couple of years ago because of a job relocation, I went with one of the local brokers in Mitchell Co. They did not understand having an internet presence, nor did they market outside of the local area. They also didn't understand the importance of professional photography or social media. I ended up having to take it off the market and rent it because the local realtor let a couple of deals fall through, and just didn't do my house justice. When i decided to sell this time,I interviewed brokers and scheduled with three people. One didn't show up at all, one showed up in blue jeans and piece of crumbled up paper for notes, and then Donna showed up. She was professionally dressed, had lots of information for me to go through, had already researched my property, and took the time to sit down and discuss strategy. I knew within 5 minutes she was going to sell my house. Donna understood the importance of marketing this house to the right audience. She had a strong social media presence, and was a constant advocate for me. My house is somewhat unique, so Donna went the extra mile having professional photos taken because she knew that my house would need those for marketing...and to appeal to out of town buyers. It went great and the house got lots of attention. I know because of Donna, my house sold in just a few weeks in what is an otherwise slower market right now. If I ever have real estate needs in Western NC again, I would use Donna's services again without question...and I highly recommend her to anyone...buyer or seller.

Sam Knaffl, Spruce Pine, NC

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Dona was helpful, and extremely friendly and professional in the purchase of the property. I would highly recommend her as an agent.

Barry Munyan Burnsville NC

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DONNA DID A PROFESSIONAL JOB. SHE MOVED QUICKLY TO GET THE PRELIMINARIES DONE INCLUDING PHOTOS AND WEB LISTING. SHE IS FAR SUPERIOR TO OTHER AGENTS I HAVE DEALT WITH FROM OTHER AGENCIES. SHE COMMUNICATES.

JIM SWAIM, BURNSVILLE

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Donna Banks was a great agent and was very professional and communicated all information to us very promptly. I would definitely recommend her for any real estate needs.

The Smith Family North Carolina

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Donna was an amazing asset in my search for property, she took the time to fully understand my needs and wants. She was patient and insightful. She also allowed me to make a low offer which directly resulted in me getting a great deal. A fantastic agent, I would and will be recommending her to anyone who asks.

Dave Johnson

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I recently found it necessary to sell my home in North Carolina to be near my family in Florida. Donna has done more than I ever expected to show my home and to find the right buyer. She kept me & the buyer informed throughout the entire process. If you are looking to sell or buy a home or property, I highly recommend you contact her. She has been a pleasure to work with. This lady gives her all to her clients.

Dawn Tracy, Conch Key Fl

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Donna is an old TRUSTED friend and although she had limited real estate experience at this point that didn't concern us. She showed early on that she was willing to go the extra mile despite this being a very small sale. She treated us as if this was a very large sale and as a retired sales professional my wife I were very impressed. Bottom line is that she got the job done while others in the local area who were much more experienced had not.

Pat & Cherine Criste, Gainesville, Ga.

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