Vlaja was born in the Ukraine, lived in Poland and moved to Connecticut when she was 6 years old. She speaks Ukrainian and Polish. She lived in Connecticut through her college years and graduated from Quinnipiac University with a B.S. degree. She met her husband in Mallorca Spain, a beautiful, romantic island in the Mediterranean Sea. They moved to Gainesville Florida and both her sons graduated from UF. She and her husband presently live on the Intracoastal in Palm Coast, Florida.
Vlaja worked in the medical field for over ten years in Connecticut and Florida. In 2004, she entered the Real Estate arena and quickly earned her Graduate Real Estate degree (GRI) and her Senior Citizen Specialist Accreditation (SRES). Vlaja's international background helped her earn her CIPS (Certified International Property Specialist) designation, and she is certified for Transnational Referrals.
Vlaja's enthusiasm for Real Estate ensures that every transaction goes smoothly, and always exceeds her customer's expectations, and she welcomes the opportunity to provide worldwide class service. In 2023 she became an esteemed member of the Coldwell Banker Global Luxury Team and earned her Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist designation (CLHMS). Pairing with Coldwell Banker Premier Properties in Palm Coast, was the final perfect piece of the puzzle for her. They are recognized as one of the most trusted and reputable Real Estate brands in the world, experts and masters of Real Estate marketing and have a huge online presence. And with an international network and global connection, they are leaders in the luxury market, which Vlaja specializes in.
Vlaja believes in giving back to her community and has been very active with numerous non-profit organizations such as Ronald McDonald House, Jude's Children's Hospital, and the Flagler Humane Society. Vlaja is also actively involved with Gratitude America, a program that provides much needed community resources for veterans, their families, and the families of the fallen.
Let Vlaja assist you in selling or buying your new home. Vlaja is a true Real Estate Professional, and Real Estate is a lifetime endeavor for her. She will easily help navigate the maze of financial, legal and emotional issues that accompany selling and buying a home, and in the process, she will help you discover the unique lifestyle, natural beauty and charming location that Flagler County has to offer.
Working with Vlaja
Having worked in the medical field for 10+ years, with her attention to detail, exceptional people skills and committment to providing a high level of customer service, the world of Real Estate was a perfect career change for her in 2004.
In addition to her Real Estate license, Vlaja holds a Graduate Realtor Institute Certification (GRI), Real Estate Negotiator Expert and this past year earned the Premier Service Diamond Elite Award, which is an award for high recognition for excellence in customer service and given only to the top 1% of Realtors. Additionally, she holds her Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES) designation and is qualified to assist seniors in housing sales and purchases.
She truly feels that real estate is now a lifetime endeavor and has found it immensely reqarding and gratifying to assist people with their Real Estate needs as she did when she was in the medical field.
Vlaja believes in giving back to her community and has been very active with numerous non-profit organizations such as Ronald Mcdonald House, Jude's Children"s Hospital and the Flagler Humane Society. She has a love for animals and in addition to being a pet owner of two adorable pugs and two kitties, she is a foster mom for the Central Florida Pug Rescue organization. Therefore are always one or two extra little critters to cuddle at her house
Why Coldwell Banker
Pairing with Coldwell Banker Premier Properties was the other perfect piece of the puzzle for her. They are recognized as one of the most trusted and reputable Real Estate brands in the world, experts and masters of Real Estate marketing and have a huge online presence, with an international network and global connection and they are leaders in the luxury market. These things are the distinctive mix for Vlaja along with her earning a RESA Certified Staging Advocate certification.
Vlaja feels that staging one's property is critical, with most of her listings going under contract in less than 30 days when staged and priced correctly. This sets her apart from other Realtors, as it's a proven fact that properties that are staged well, sell faster and for a better price.
Let Vlaja assist you with selling or buying your home; whether it be in an exclusive gated community, ICW condominium, investment property or a luxury estate so you can discover the unique lifestyle, natural beauty and delightful climate that Flagler County Florida has to offer.