Claudine Ellis has been a real estate practitioner for over 10 years. Her goal as a real estate professional is to serve her clients, put their needs first and give them an outstanding buying experience. Mrs. Ellis is extremely passionate about the real estate industry and strongly believes real estate is an extension of who she is. Claudine is not only a real estate practitioner but also an investor. She has been one of Hampton Roads Top agents since the inception of her career. Throughout her career, Claudine has specialized in New Construction and successfully earned the Diamond Award—the highest award achievable for agents who produce over $10 million in real estate sales. Additionally she has been the recipient of the Gold, Silver and Copper Flashing awards sponsored by the Circle of Excellence. Given the market changes, she is now specializing in REOs and Short Sales.
Education is paramount to Claudine’s success. Education is so important to her that she stays on top of her craft by constantly pursing real estate designations so that she is abreast of the current changes in the industry. She has earned her Broker License as well as the following designations:
Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR)
Certified New Home Marketing Professional (CMP)
Certified Residential Specialist (CRS)
Certified New Homes Sales Professional (CSP)
Graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI)
Master Certified New Homes Sales Professional (MCSP)
Master, Institute of Residential Marketing (MIRM)
Short Sale & Foreclosure Resource Certification (SFR)
Certified Distressed Property Experts (CDPE)
In addition to the above designations, Mrs. Ellis has earned a Master’s degree from Harvard University and Baccalaureate degree from Norfolk State University.
Mrs. Ellis is the author of “Removing the Fear of Investing in Real Estate” published by Maximillion Press Book Publishers. Moreover, Claudine contributes to national publications such as the National Association of Home Builders. She has also appeared on Builder Radio as an expert in real estate.
Claudine is very involved in the real estate community. In addition to being a member of the National Association of Realtors, she was Chair of the New Homes Council, was an active Board member for Hampton Roads Realtor Association and is currently on the Board of Governors for the National Association of Home Builders. Mrs. Ellis is a real estate coach and is also licensed to teach by the Department of Professional Occupational Regulations (DPOR).
Prior to falling in love with Real Estate, Mrs. Ellis was the owner of a Verizon Wireless Franchise in Virginia Beach. She served as the Director of Admissions at Hampton Roads Academy. Furthermore, she taught as an Adjunct Professor at Norfolk State University.
In her spare time, Claudine loves to spend time with her family, volunteers at her church, is an avid reader and travels often.
Mrs. Ellis knows the importance of giving back to her community. She is a volunteer director and videographer for the Voice of Revival program broadcasted world-wide—and has been doing so for over 15 years for Calvary Revival Church.
Claudine is a resident of Chesapeake, Virginia. She is married with three boys and two beautiful grandchildren.