Carla Walker is the kind of agent that puts you at ease the moment you meet her. She exudes confidence from her years of experience in real estate. A short chat informs you that she not only has background in the real estate industry, she is also a talented designer. The culmination of her education and boots on the ground experience, or cute pumps in her case, let’s you know you’re in good hands.
Carla grew up in the bustling DC area. She loves the fast pace of the big city. She got a degree in Architectural Interior Design from Mount Vernon College and spent 17½ years as an interior designer, working for two of the biggest architectural design firms in DC. In 1990, Carla and her husband Vincent relocated to Hampton Roads with the Navy. The move caused a change in her profession as well. Carla transitioned from commercial design to residential. She started her own design firm and received top awards for her work on several Hampton Roads HomeArama showcases.
In 2001 Carla decided to leave the design world and become a Realtor. As a designer she had helped her clients prepare their homes for sale. She kept having this thought that maybe she should give real estate a try. Now after 17 years of working in real estate Carla says, “I’ve seen the market at its best and its worst. I’ve enjoyed the market when I couldn’t write contracts fast enough, to times where most deals were short sales.”
When asked what she loves most about her real estate career, Carla quickly answered with a smile in her tone, “I love the rush!” The rollercoaster ride and fast pace of the industry is what she feeds on. “I love that some days you have so much happening.” She enjoys making every client feel like they are the only one. And on those days when the deal feels like it is being held together with bubble gum, Carla loves calling the client with the unexpected news that she found a way to keep the deal together.
“Handing the keys to your client on closing day is the best!” says Carla. “I love knowing that I helped change somebody’s life.”
Carla is cup half-full person who believes in positive energy. She loves working with clients so much that she has to be reminded to slow down. Lately Carla has been on a mission to schedule time for her family. Being intentional about family time helps her find balance.
Carla has two beautiful daughters and two amazing grands. Tamika is married with 2 children and a Yorkie named Dolce. Raven is a licensed massage therapist. Vincent, Carla’s husband, is retired from the Navy. He’s into Corvettes and belongs to a Corvette club. “That makes me a Vette-Girl,” Carla laughs.
Carla loves to travel and is also a great cook who likes to invent recipes. Her latest success is homemade dressing which is part of her clean eating plan. When she’s not cooking, Carla loves to be on or near the water. Water and sunshine refresh her soul.
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Carla's' 2 Past Sales
|2417 Morgans Point Drive Virginia Beach VA 23456||Buyer||11/15/2018||$460,000|
|4068 Lake Ridge Circle Virginia Beach VA 23452||Buyer||11/09/2018||$189,900|