Darlene Harwick epitomizes professionalism.  Saying no to a “one-size-fits-all” strategy makes all the difference to her clients. She is focused on her clients’ needs and puts her hard-working nature to good use when it’s time to secure a home or quickly sell a house. Darlene is experienced in handling transactions of any size and considers each client of absolute importance.

Darlene has a long career in real estate. Prior to joining HomeSmart Professionals,  she worked for Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.  But her real estate destiny started in the 1970s with the Irvine Company, California’s renowned land developer. As Associate Editor, Darlene worked with sales and marketing teams produce interesting  articles with high quality photography aimed at marketing the company’s high-end residential developments. Eventually Darlene transitioned  her knowledge and expertise and became an independent Consultant to major construction companies. She provided guidance in  recruiting C-Suite, Executives, and Managers for California-based offices.   In addition, she was instrumental in employee compensation negotiations.  The delicate balance in providing all parties win-win outcomes has well-served her real estate clients.

A knowledgeable marketer, Darlene helps sellers strategically position their properties for sale. Darlene’s highly-advanced and laser-focused internet marketing programs ensure homes get maximum online and local exposure, ensuring expedient sales.

Darlene’s keen market insight ensure buyers find their ideal properties that meet their needs while maximizing their real estate investments. She works closely with buyers in pinpointing communities that meet their lifestyles, negotiate best price and terms, and stays on top of inspections and necessary documentation to ensure smooth and timely transactions.

A permanent resident in the desert since 2010, Darlene previously lived and worked in Orange County, CA. When not assisting clients, Darlene enjoys entertaining family and friends, playing golf, and working on house remodels and renovations.