Up Close and Personal
"Name a house on any Main Line street, and I can probably describe it," says Robin Gordon with a smile. She knows these neighborhoods with the easy familiarity of a third-generation resident. She has traveled these roads as a realtor, a runner, a mom of three, and a college student with a passion for architecture. For Robin, the Main Line is not just homes. It's home.
A real estate associate broker with a Master's Degree in City Planning from the University of Pennsylvania, Robin Gordon is one of Prudential Fox & Roach’s top-performing realtors. Last year alone, Robin sold Main Line homes worth over $100 million for her clients, who feel very lucky to have found her. Since 1990, Robin has achieved PREA 100 status, earned by ranking in the top 100 of 60,000 Realtors (#15 in 2005) in the nationwide Prudential franchise system.
Robin’s Remarkable Success
Robin attributes her success to the quality of the relationships she enjoys. Her extensive personal and professional network alert Robin to desirable listings before they hit the market - a key benefit to Robin's selective buyers. Sellers place a high value on her visibility and sterling reputation, which assure them of potential buyers.
"Most of my clients are successful people, so my experience in dealing with significant properties provides a high comfort level for them. They rely on me as a "professional's professional" to ensure the best outcome and to smooth complex transactions. Recently, for example, I helped a client assemble two pieces of real estate in order to build a large estate."
From 1981 - 89, Robin was Vice President of Real Estate Acquisitions for an investment banking firm. Robin handled many complicated deals; became an expert in creative financing; and learned how to assess a property's true value. It was a tough business environment, and Robin became a skilled negotiator.Robin learned how to listen, and how to be firm without being adversarial - a valuable skill when you're closing a home sale.
Why is Robin a realtor?
When you think about all the ways you could make a difference in someone's life, finding them a home has a rank pretty close to the top. Robin works hard to match people and homes. Robin’s clients have her home number, cell number,e-mail address... She’s always available - like part of the family. And Robin makes a point to always return calls within a few minutes."
"I grew up in a family that was always helping people. My grandfather was fond of saying, 'The more you give, the more you receive.' And it's true. My career affords me a unique mix of personal contact and professional challenges. I'm a good listener. I'm a hard worker. I love working with people. And I like to be where the action is. I couldn't ask for a better career."