Over 30 Years

COMBINED EXPERIENCE

We know how to keep your business running seamlessly.

Meet The Team

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NICOLE ZOLNOWSKI
Owner & Transaction Manager

Nicole is a 3rd generation real estate entrepreneur with over 20 years experience in the industry. She is a licensed REALTOR in Virginia and North Carolina.  Through various roles in the real estate industry, Nicole found her true passion. Creating My Real Estate Transaction turned her dream of supporting others into a reality. Besides loving her job, Nicole is usually in the kitchen cooking up wild concoctions, painting, or playing with her two dogs.

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ERICA KOCH
Executive Assistant

Erica loves building new relationships with people by providing exceptional customer service. Having a passion for helping people, Erica is always problem solving. Previously working in the insurance industry sparked an excitement for real estate. While new to the real estate world, she is eager to learn as much as possible. When Erica isn’t helping people, she loves to be in her garden harvesting goodies to cook up for her family.

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BETH GOODWIN
Senior Transaction Coordinator

Beth is excited to be a part of the My Real Estate Transaction team, and is a woman on the move. She and her husband Scott have 3 kiddos. Beth has moved 5 times over the past 10 years, giving her plenty of experience on the other side of a transaction. That's what inspired Beth to pair her love of people and project based work together into a dream job that she can do from anywhere. She likes to keep things simple, honest, and fun in life and it shows in the way she lives and serves. 

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COURTNEY BROWN
Transaction Coordinator

Courtney is from the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. After working over 14 years in the credit union industry, she decided to obtain her real estate license. While assisting her clients in one of the most important moments of their lives, she found that working behind the scenes is what she enjoyed most. Courtney takes pride in being able to help people no matter how big or small the task. Courtney enjoys spending time with family, watching a good movie, and traveling. 

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CARRIE PRESTON
Listing & Transaction Coordinator

Carrie has been loving life as an elementary school teacher for 16 years. Working with children is her passion, but at home, she is best-known as mommy. She and her two children enjoy walking their dog and glamping when they get a chance. The many hats that Carrie wears as a teacher and a mother, paired with her retail service background, have prepared her to coordinate listings with an attention to detail and level of care that will serve you well. She loves to check off her task list boxes too, so bring on those listings!

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MARIA RENTERIA 
Transaction Coordinator

Maria has found her passion through helping first-time homebuyers understand the process of purchasing a home, but genuinely loves working and building relationships with all of her clients. Since Maria is a licensed agent, she knows the ins and outs of transactions. Being bi-lingual, Maria is able to help Spanish speaking clients. When not showing homes or writing contracts, Maria enjoys spending time with her family and visiting her local library looking for good reads!

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KASSIA NICHOLSON
Transaction Coordinator

Kassia is new to the real estate world, but has experience working with architects, builders, and excited homeowners during her years managing a team at an architectural illustration company. With a passion for organization, communication, and streamlined processes, she enjoys providing quality service. During her downtime, she likes playing word games or logic puzzles, and she won’t turn down an opportunity to go hiking or exploring the great outdoors. 

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ZAREIA TORRENCE
Transaction Coordinator

Zareia is proud to be a part of My Real Estate Transaction team. Although she is new to the real estate world, she is determined to help people. She is a recent college graduate who understands the importance of organization and time management. Zareia has a strong passion to get to know others, thrive for success and deliver wonderful outcomes. She is excited to start making your life easier. In her down time, she likes to create DIY projects and hang out with friends.

We don't just do transactions. We learn our agents so we can do business the way they do.

-Nicole Zolnowski