Meet Catherine Brown Strachan Associate Broker, Realtor (16 years experience)
Specialties: Buyer's Agent, Seller's Agent, Investment Property Sales, Second Home/Vacation Sales
This is Catherine's 16th year as a full-time broker and REALTOR on the Outer Banks. She's lived here since 1988 and has witnessed the Outer Banks development that has taken place over time. Catherine is originally from the Hampton Roads area and has been familiar with the Outer Banks all her life, as this was a favorite spot for her childhood vacations. In 1988 she made the permanent move here with her family. Catherine remembers when Duck was just a small village and Corolla was a little-known destination. In 2006, after helping her mother manage the Duck Inn Bed and Breakfast in Duck, NC, which provided valuable experience in customer relations and business, Catherine joined her in real estate after witnessing her career soar. Catherine comes from a family of entrepreneurs like her grandfather, Raymond "Coca-Cola" Brown. He patented the stationary bottle opener and was the president of the Brown Manufacturing Company, a successful Coca-Cola bottling company in Newport News, VA, for over 50 years.
Catherine is passionate about her job, working diligently to see that all of her clients are satisfied, whether buying or selling. Her goal is to help you find the perfect property for the best deal and provide you with a seamless transaction with as little work as possible. She has many reputable contacts on the Outer Banks that she works with regularly, such as inspectors, attorneys, insurance agents, contractors, and lenders. Catherine's years of negotiating experience will surely pay off in today's market, whether you are a buyer and are up against the steep competition or a seller and want to get top dollar for your home! She is very hands-on and coordinates all aspects of the transaction, if desired, from start to finish.
Please contact Catherine today for a complimentary market analysis whether contemplating purchasing or selling! If you are house hunting, she can set you up on very detailed search criteria based on MLS fields that may not be available with a standard search. This will help narrow your search by eliminating properties that will not work for you and allow you to focus better on those who are contenders.