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NEWS RELEASE - March 2014
Sarah Ireland - Five Star Award Winner - Second Year in a Row!
In March Sarah received the following letter from Jim Olson, CEO, Five Star Professional

"We are
pleased to inform you that you have been named a 2014 Five Star Real Estate Agent.  Congratulations on being selected as part of this exclusive group of professionals in your area.
You are being recognized by the largest and most widely published award process that included a regulatory and consumer complaint review, and an evaluation of objective criteria associated with those who provide quality services to their clients.
You are receiving an honor that reflects your hard work and dedication.  We look forward to working with you to share your good news.  Jim Olson, CEO, Five Star Professional"
Check out the March issue of Los Angeles Magazine to see the official list.

NEWS RELEASE   July 2013                                                                     Team Ireland & Burke is Twice as Nice              

What started out as mutual respect, turned into mutual approval as two top real estate agents both equally well known to the residents of El Dorado Park Estates, decided to pool their considerable talents and resources to join together as the team  of ‘Heather Burke and Sarah Ireland’.

For many years the duo has, independently of each other, brought families home to El Dorado Park Estates. Now they will work in tandem to serve the families and individuals who call, or who want to call this wonderful neighborhood home.

You could say real estate is in Sarah Ireland’s blood, she is after all a third generation real estate professional.  Yes, Sarah is firmly rooted in the real estate industry and she happily acknowledges that ‘real estate is all I’ve ever wanted to do’.  Because it is a true passion, she puts her heart and soul into it and that is reflected in the high level of service, professionalism and caring she provides to her clients.  Sarah is also blessed with a strong sense of style and her listings are beautifully staged to maximize visual appeal and garner top selling price.  As a resident of El Dorado Park Estates and mom to two wonderful daughters she knows why families fall in love with the neighborhood. Sarah believes in giving back to the community, and that is why she volunteers to serve the homeowners association - she’ll be Vice President of Membership this year and why she is active with the Newcomb Foundation raising money for the school’s restoration project. When you meet Sarah you’ll know why clients love working with her and why no one sells El Dorado like she does (except perhaps Heather Burke).

They say if you want to get something done, ask a busy person to do it… they obviously were thinking of Heather the quintessential ‘can-do’ lady.  Heather began her real estate career working for a mortgage broker so she could learn the business from the ground up. After satisfying her ‘need to know’ on the lending side, she moved to specializing in residential real estate.  Today she has an impressive amount of professional designations after her name and a reputation for being tenacious in getting the best deal for her clients. An advocate for utilizing technology to best serve her business and her clients, she also believes strongly in giving old fashioned ‘high-touch’ personalized customer service.  Heather and her husband are long-time residents of El Dorado Park Estates and they know the neighborhood and its environs intimately…if you don’t believe me ask their dog Maggie who knows ‘pawsitively’ all there is to know about the area from her neighborhood walks.

Both agents are delighted to team up and represent the neighborhood they both call home.  Says Heather “You know what they say…two heads are better than one” and Sarah says “Now we can be in two places at once!”  No matter how you say it, the team of Heather Burke and Sarah Ireland is simply ‘twice as nice’ for the residents of El Dorado Park Estates.

Contact this dynamic duo at: Sarah Ireland 562-810-6785, Heather Burke 562-243-5244

NEWS RELEASE February 21, 2013
Heather Burke named Realtor of the Year for 2012 - Second time

In recognition of her incredible talents, leadership qualities and technical background, the 1500 member strong Rancho Southeast Association of Realtors® has named Heather Burke 2012 REALTOR® of the Year. Heather has served on the Board of Directors, chaired the MLS Committee, and the Housing Task Force (which put a roof on the house of a disabled person in Bellflower).  Most recently Heather served on the California Regional Multiple Listing Service Committee as a Director, representing the association. This is the second REALTOR® of the Year award from the Association for Heather, she was also a recipient of the award in 2010.  In 2009 she was the recipient of the President’s Award for service to her fellow Realtors.

NEWS RELEASE February 21, 2011
REALTOR
® OF THE YEAR LIKES TO RAISE THE ROOF!

The Rancho Southeast Association of REALTORS® (RSAOR) has announced that Heather Burke, GRI, ABR, SRES of Main Street REALTORS® in Long Beach , was selected as the ‘2010 REALTOR® of the Year’, the highest honor that the Association can bestow upon one of its members. Burke is being recognized for her outstanding contributions to the Association and in particular for her leadership and development of the ‘REALTORS® for Roofs’ program.

Burke serves on the 2011 Board of Directors at the Rancho Southeast Association of REALTORS®and serves on the MLS Committee, the Membership & Education Committee and is a past chair and 2011 co-chair of the 2011 Housing Task Force. She is a member of the Southern California Multiple Listing (SoCalMLS) Steering & Technology Committee and she also attends the California Association of REALTORS® meetings and serves as an active member (and 2005 Past Local Chapter President) of the Women's Council of REALTORS® Long Beach/South Bay chapter. Burke recently completed training to become a Relocation Specialist and received her Short Sale Certification.