Susan Kent – Realtor – Licensed in Virginia
Bi Lingual: Speaks Cantonese
About Susan Kent
A propensity for incredibly high standards is synonymous with Susan (AKA Agent Kent). Her family might say since birth as those close to her enjoy teasing her about.
Originally from New England Susan Kent was born and raised in Newport, Rhode Island. Growing up on a beautiful and historic island surrounded by rocky cliffs and the majestic ocean. Thus setting her up for very high standards and aspirations. Magnificent mansions dotted the island where many wealthy and elite families chose to live or spend the summer.
The yachting world embraces Newport, Rhode Island as the original host for the prestigious America’s Cup Sailing Regattas. This idyllic backdrop of beauty and easy living was the norm. Susan however did not just frolic on the beaches growing up. Her upbringing by wonderful parents and close family have fostered her drive to succeed. Susan’s entire family was extremely hardworking. A proud alumna of the University of Rhode Island and Delta Zeta Sorority she moved to Virginia Beach in 1989.
Although born a ‘Yankee’ she firmly established roots in Virginia Beach and considers this her home.
High standards have ruled Susan from the very beginning. Good is not good enough. Her high standards remain at the heart of who she is as a licensed Realtor in Virginia. Susan’s real estate clients have first hand experience receiving trademark delivery of exceptional quality service.
Susan demands top performance of herself throughout every business transaction she negotiates. Her many satisfied clients benefit from her years of finely honed and bullish negotiating skills. Negotiating with her clients best interests in mind, she is sensitive to regulatory and statutory needs of each transaction.
Prior to starting her career in real estate Susan was a veteran Human Resource business leader. Enjoying a stellar reputation as an industry leader in the field of Behavioral Healthcare at the helm of Human Resources. After that she served as Human Resource principal for a major law firm. Susan was known for her exceptional negotiation abilities and competence in regulatory and statutory compliance.
Susan served on the Board of Directors for the Hampton Roads Society for Human Resource Management as Certification Director. Bridging her Human Resource background with her Real Estate profession was seamless. Strengths of solution oriented thinking, superb communication, ethics, organization, people skills and financial management is clearly evident. ‘The Business of Business is People’ and ‘People are the Most Important Business of Business’ is her philosophy.
Having a deep desire to balance career and family led her to a career change.
“Why did I wait so long?” she has been heard to exclaim. Genuinely humbled and honored by her clients’ as their trust is given to her. Susan works tirelessly for her clients. Ensuring as much of the stress associated with buying or selling a home is taken off of them as possible. I just absolutely love my clients and My newly adopted families are amazing! She routinely remarks to just about everyone!
Susan is well known for her High energy, high spirited, fun loving and people focused description fits her. She confesses a tendency to be a workaholic with an intrinsic desire for the best of everything. This started her on a lengthy research of top real estate companies. Ultimately she chose to join Howard Hanna for its standing as a nationally distinguished company with a global reach.
After careful research Susan chose to affiliate with Don Maclary’s elite Choose A Home Team where her partnership with Don fulfills her demand for excellence. Susan’s drive to excel at everything she does continues. Her natural desire and abilities to help people are obvious as she navigates a path for them to successfully meet their home sales and purchase goals. Of course, she and her clients have fun and laughter along the way – since as Susan puts it.
Buying a home should not only be an unforgettable experience but it should be a happy one as well!
Apart from a steady commitment to her professional life, Susan is dedicated to her family and friends and unquestionably to her only child who she clearly adores. Years of infertility challenges lead to his birth with her happily sharing “He’s my miracle baby!” A son she raised in a U.S. Navy SEAL family who is starting his sophomore year at college.
Susan has enjoyed many passions in her life.
Not one to pass up on the adrenaline triggers Susan always manages to balance that thirst against her other interests. Some at the top of her favorites list are. Rock climbing, skiing, biking, working out, adventure, fashion, art and all things beautiful, music, coffee, wine, books and traveling. A lesser known fact is that she happens to be a closet-bilingual able to converse in Cantonese.
Don Maclary, the Choose A Home Team Leader frequently chuckles at Susan. As he notes aloud, Susan has gotten attached to yet another one of her new families. Susan not only helps her Real Estate Clients she often adopts the family. She acknowledges that fact and adds that she simply loves what she does and feels so lucky to work with amazing people who she now calls her friends and extended family.
Everyone deserves a home to call their own! Susan Kent (aka Agent Kent) would be honored and happy to take part in the process by finding you a dream home. You deserve to achieve the American Dream so you too can fulfill your life’s other passions!