Holly Gray, CDRE

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Location: Bellevue, WA

12 year real estate professional with expertise and training in facilitating the sale of real property in divorce and other family law related cases. I currently own and manage East & Emerald, an award winning real estate team for RE/MAX Pacific Realty in Bellevue Washington. I have been consistently recognized as a top producing agent facilitating 100’s of sales in Washington state. I am personally driven to improve the lives of others through volunteer involvement, mentorship, and non-profit initiatives around housing and educational improvements in my local community.

My training and education in both real estate and conflict management give me an unique expertise in facilitating the complex process of real property sales in divorce transactions and to be a trusted resource for attorneys, mediators, judges, and other legal professionals.

Education

  • Undergraduate studies completed at University of Idaho 1999-2003
    - Textiles, Design & Business Management
  • Graduate of Divorce Real Estate Institute, Mastercourse, under the direct teaching of Judges, Family Law Attorneys and Laurel Starks, prominent Divorce Real Estate Expert in California
  • Classical Piano Training - 1985-1999
  • Lionel Hampton School of Jazz training 1990-1996
  • 100’s of Real Estate clock hour courses since 2006 pertaining to Real Estate Law, Real Estate Ethics, Real Estate Marketing, Real Estate Contracts and Title & Escrow matters pertaining to the sale of real property.
  • Certified New Home Specialist: CNHS
  • Residential Construction Certified: RCC
  • Certified Pricing Strategy Advisor: PSA
  • Certified Divorce Real Estate Expert: CDRE
  • Certificate of Excellence, Broker Agent Advisor
  • Currently enrolled for Mediation Certification through the Washington Mediation Association, completion date est. May 3rd 2018

Professional Accomplishments

  • Author, Success Doesn’t Just Happen (Publisher: Createspace, 2016)
  • Author/Blogger, East & Emerald - Deep archive of published articles pertaining to real estate economics, marketing, home maintenance, mortgage financing, lending laws, title & escrow matters and more.
  • Contributing Real Estate Source
    US News
    Realtor.com
    Real Estate Business Magazine
    Mortgage Loan
    Spare Foot
  • iHeart Radio Guest, Business Innovators Radio
  • Board of Directors
    Girls Giving Back (GGB), 501c3 non-profit, renovation of homeless shelters in King & Snohomish Counties
  • Portfolio (Acquisition) Manager, Kabino - Short Term Rental Property Management
  • 2016/2017 University of Washington College of Built Environment: Real Estate,
    Student Tutor & Mentor
  • Founder/ Host
    Appraisal; One on One
  • Volunteer Event Producer, University of Washington Dream Project 2012
    Raised 170k in total funds to support underprivileged students access to support for college admissions.
  • Online Publication, Making the right offer on a Seattle short-sale property, March 24th 2012, ZipRealty
  • Online Publication, Positive Economic Outlook for Seattle Real Estate, May 15th 2012, ZipRealty
  • Online Publication, Three Questions to Ask Before Selling your Home, November 4th 2015, CB Rank
  • Online Publication, Three Reasons to Sell Your Home During the Holidays, November 15th 2015, CB Rank
  • #1 Top Producing Agent 2013, 2014, 2015 - Adamas Realty Bellevue, WA
  • Award, RE/MAX Executive Club, 100% Club Achiever
  • Best of Bellevue Real Estate Agent Team 2017, Bellevue Awards Program

Professional Memberships

  • National Association of REALTORS: NAR ®
  • Washington Association of REALTORS
  • King County Association of REALTORS
  • Northwest Multiple Listing Service: NWMLS
  • National Association of Professional Women
  • Founding Member, Divorce Real Estate Institute, DREI
  • Member, Equal Justice Coalition

Services available for Family Law Professionals

  • Real Estate Brokerage Services for Sellers & Buyers
  • Fair Market Evaluations
  • Fair Market Rental Valuations
  • Equity Evaluations
  • Expert Witness Testimony
  • Free Document Services (Title Reports,Pay-offs, Legal Descriptions, Deeds, Credit Reports, and other pertinent files)
  • Other Misc real estate consulting services
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