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FastExpert Editorial Team

The FastExpert Editorial Team is made up of licensed and practicing Real Estate Agents as well as others working in the industry. These writers have years of experience and are passionate about passing on their knowledge. Our goal is to help home buyers and sellers feel confident as they navigate the market in their area.

We’re building a resource of experience and knowledge based information with the help of these authors. If you’d like to contribute to the conversation and join the team, click here.

Chris Spina of Spina Realty Company has 25 years of experience and leads local Real Estate Agents throughout Collier and Lee Counties on the Southwest Coast along with Orange and Seminole Counties in Central Florida. He offers Expert Negotiating Skills, Successful Strategies & Superior Service to guide clients through a stress-free experience.

Desiree is the Office Manager extraordinaire for FastExpert inc. and has been with the company since the beginning. Her writing comes from an extensive knowledge of the Real Estate market and the Real Estate process. She loves an organized desk and a large cup of coffee. She currently resides on the west coast with her family.

Gail Carillo is an Associate Broker & founder of Team Carillo, Inc. Her vision was to provide one-stop shopping for all real estate needs. The Carillo Team offers expertise to 1st time buyers, trade-ups, transferees, investors, or seniors seeking resales, new construction, condos, coops, or commercial real estate. She works in Ronkonkoma, NY and the surrounding area.

Jenniffer Taylor has been a part of the San Diego real estate community for over 18 years. She began her real estate career as the marketing coordinator for Prudential’s San Diego offices in 1998. In 2002, she joined Robert Maes & Associates’ dynamic, top-producing real estate team. Jenniffer offers her clients outstanding professionalism and can assist you with all your real estate needs. She has worked with clients from vacant land to multi-million dollar estates, helping over 200 buyers and sellers in all price ranges, from estates in Rancho Santa Fe to equestrian properties in Lakeside.

John Salkowski is a highly successful real estate broker based in Trappe, Pennsylvania. For more than a decade, John has headed The JRS Realty Group Real Estate Advisors as its founder, president, and broker. In addition to having distinguished himself among the top 1% of realtors in the nation and Philadelphia Magazine for client satisfaction and customer service, John is a best-selling author of the book – Leadership in the Line of Duty.

John Wright is a licensed Broker in the State of Illinois since April 2007 and a licensed Real Estate Agent in Texas since August 2021. He has sold more than 1,300 homes and $200 million in sales in his 15-year career. John services the Chicago and San Antonio markets.

Kathleen has 17 years of experience specializing in seller/buyer services, contract negotiations, military, relocation, resale, seller services, senior relocation, distressed sellers, REO, and investment. She provides outstanding Realtor service to Sarasota, Bradenton, Longboat Key, St. Armand's Circle, Lakewood Ranch, Ellenton, Arcadia, Parrish, Ruskin, Apollo Beach, Sun City, Wimauma, Riverview, Tampa Bay and surrounding St. Pete, Madera Beach and Indian Rocks communities.

Margo Christophilis was born in Seattle, she is a first generation of Greek immigrants. Margo went to school locally and graduated with a double degree in music, and audio engineering. A mother of 2 children and a grandmother of 1. The Christophilis Team is a family-owned business, and has been serving the Seattle, WA community in Real Estate for over ten years. They specialize in selling homes that did not sell the first time. They are committed to our clients and the community.

Mike Jeppson is one of the Coachella Valley's most trusted brokers, counting among his associates and clients numerous business owners and distinguished community leaders. As the designated broker of HomeSmart in Palm Desert, CA, Mike oversees the daily operations and manages over 500 agents. A high touch broker known for his extensive market and contract knowledge, Mike aims to produce positive results and impact all of those he comes in contact with.

Mike Siers is in the top 1% of the Nations top Privately owned Real Estate company, Howard Hanna. With a strong history in sales and development, assisting buyers and sellers in today's market makes the whole process smooth. He always puts you, the client, first. He believes in being upfront and honest, even when you may not like what he needs to say about a location or the property.

Monique is the team leader of the Monique Walker Team in Scottsdale, AZ. She has over 18 years of experience in selling homes and has a knowledge of the local housing market that is unmatched. She has consistently ranked as a top-selling agent in Arizona and currently ranks in the top 1% of realtors(R) nationwide.

Paul Brazell Acosta is a Spanish Real Estate Expert, originally from America, but raised in Spain. He currently lives in Marbella on the Spanish Costa del Sol, with his wife and two teenage children and is Director of Realtors Cloud Nine Spain. He helps international buyers purchase property in Spain and unlock the incredible lifestyle he loves so much.

Born and raised in the DMV, Priya has extensive local knowledge and is licensed in both VA and MD. Although she enjoys all facets of Real Estate, she specializes in Listings, First-Time Homebuyers, and Relocating Military Families. Priya not only supports her clients through their buy and sell transactions; she supports her team-Lotus Properties of Pearson Smith Realty and teaches Realtors across the country how to build their businesses and serve their clients on the highest level.

First licensed in Michigan in 1978, Rebecca has enjoyed living in the Sandhills area for over twenty years. No other agent from the Moore County real estate market can serve you in a larger geographical area, as she is a member of four MultiList Real Estate Boards, the Moore county, Cumberland county(Fayetteville), Triangle, and Sanford Area Association. In addition to real estate experience, she brings to the client professional experience in diverse areas of marketing & retail visual merchandising.

Steph is the Marketing Director at FastExpert and has been working in the real estate data and research world for two years. She is passionate about educating people on the real estate market and Excel spreadsheets. She lives on the East Coast with her family and recently purchased her own home.

Timothy Waller has been a Licensed Realtor and Broker in the New Jersey area for the last 38 years. He is one of New Jersey's Top Consumer Advocates working diligently to protect the interests of home buyers and sellers. He has appeared on Fox Business as a guest on Varney & Co.

Tom has lived in Concord Center for 8 years with his wife Amanda and their 3 children. Tom graduated from Acton-Boxboro high school and knows this region very well. He is a founding member of the Tom and Joanne Team of Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty which they started together 18 years ago, and they recently celebrated surpassing $350 million in career sales. Tom is well respected in their area for his experience as an expert negotiator and master in pricing homes. He is very involved in the community and is also a lead real estate instructor for Gibson Sotheby’s. Tom can be found at www.TomandJoanneTeam.com, and is welcoming new buyer and seller clients.