May 2014 s orange county

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Written by Shannon Hartsoe

Debbie Marie t’s a good thing Debbie Marie Kanehira had a bad experience buying real estate years ago. Dealing with a real estate agent who lacked the education and professionalism she expected was all she needed to take the steps that ultimately led to Debbie Marie becoming a Realtor® herself.


Inc., in Newport Beach. “Unfortunately, I didn’t come across one who was professional and educated about the field. I ended up taking classes just to educate myself, and realized that I can help people. I didn’t want people to have the same experience I did and wanted to make a difference in people’s lives.”

“I look to a Realtor® for real estate advice just like I look to a doctor for medical advice,” says Debbie Marie, a real estate consultant and notary public at Teles Properties,

She adds: “This is most people’s largest investment, and you want someone who is educated, professional and loves what they do.”

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