I have 20 years of experience, and specialize in the field of residential real estate with specific knowledge in the areas of contracts, disclosures and standards of practice. I have published on such topics as negotiations. I have testified on contracts, standards of practice. I am a past business owner of several real estate offices, and hold several designations such as accredited buyers representative, certified residential specialist, graduate of the Real Estate Institute, professional management network, senior real estate specialist and e-Pro which is a technology designation. Prior to my career in real estate I was a registered nurse for over 30 years.