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In January 2010, Gomathi Nagaraj started Maple Realty with the intention of using her experience as a homeowner, investor, and business owner to provide the best service possible in the real estate industry. While buying her first home in 1999, Gomathi was very careful, accepting no less than the perfect home for her family. The choice was made after conducting extensive research on factors affecting home choice, such as schools, amenities, commute, community history, neighborhood feel, etc. In the process, she gained knowledge about home buying, and began to develop an interest in real estate. A few years after buying their first home, Gomathi and her husband, Pals Nagaraj began investing in real estate. Early investments included a town home which they purchased and later sold for a profit. They then did a 1031 exchange to re-invest the profit in more properties.
Gomathi’s personal homeownership and investing experience sparked a real passion for real estate. She found herself reading about current county zoning approval, land development, and other real estate topics, all just for fun. Gomathi soon decided to turn her passion into a career. It is with this passion and strong commitment to providing outstanding service and value to clients that Maple Realty was started.
Gomathi has a Bachelors degree in Education and a Masters in Science from Bharathiar University in Coimbatore, India. Her interests include finance, politics, cooking, and gardening . She and Mr. Nagaraj have two children in the Fairfax County Public School system. Their son graduated from Thomas Jefferson and is now in William and Mary. Their daughter is in Woodson high school.
Associations and Affiliations :
- The Northern Virginia Association of Realtors (NVAR)
- The National Association of Realtors (NAR)
- The Indian American Forum for Political Education (IAFPE)
- Virginia Association of Realtors (VAR)
- Member of Metropolitan Regional Information System (MRIS)
- Chinmaya Mission (CMWRC)
- Tower Crescent Rotary Club in Tysons Corner, VA
- The PTAs of Woodson High School and William & Mary
- The Realtors Political Action Committee (RPAC)
- Member – Multimillion Dollar Sales Club
Awards and Achievements :
- Multi Million Dollar Producer – 2009, 2010, 2011
- NVAR Excellence sales award – 2009, 2010,2011
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Marian Kumar comes to Maple Realty with a wealth of knowledge and experience in the Real Estate arena. In 2003 in collaboration with Prospect Builders, Marian launched Prospect/Kumar LLC., a real estate construction company, building and selling million dollar homes in the Oakton area. Marian studied interior design at Northern Virginia Community College and incorporated this passion for design into planning, designing and investing in property development and sales.
Prior to this venture, Marian worked as a Marketing & Public Relations Executive and Director in various for profit and non-profit organizations in the United States and Canada and was also a lecturer at Ryerson University in Toronto, where she taught Marketing for non-profit sector management.
An avid traveler, Marian has visited over 32 countries and 120 cities worldwide thus developing an understanding of different styles of living, cultures, and traditions. Her other interests include gardening, reading historical fiction and court room drama and investing in old homes that she enjoys transforming with her design talents, into dream homes as rental properties.
Marian has an MBA from the University of Scranton, PA, and a BA in Economics from Elphinstone College, University of Bombay. She is the past President and member of Charter 100, a professional women’s organization in DC and past Vice President and member of The Hospitality & Information Services (THIS), a diplomat service group in Washington DC. She has, and continues to be an active member of her children’s school PTA in Fairfax County and a strong supporter of community service groups in her parish church in Fairfax. Marian was also the founder of the Adopted Parents Association for the American Adoption Agency in Maryland.
Her husband Anand Kumar is an entrepreneur who has launched several telecom companies. She has three children, two in university and one in middle school.
Raghavender “Raghu” Joshi is a licensed real estate agent in Virginia. He has an easygoing and friendly personality and resides with his family in the City of Fairfax. Both his children are studying in Fairfax County Schools. Over the years, Raghu has developed a good working knowledge of real estate financing, contracts, Virginia law and regulations. He is highly knowledgeable about residential communities and the school systems in both Fairfax and Loudoun Counties. He believes in providing honest and sincere advice to his clients based on a thorough understanding of their needs and preferences. He is meticulous and detail oriented with a keen eye for value investing. Raghu is also a licensed professional Civil Engineer and a certified Project Management Professional. He puts his engineering and project management skills to good use in advising his clients and providing excellent customer service. Raghu is fluent in Hindi, Telugu, and Kannada languages apart from English. When he is not working, he can be seen volunteering at Chinmaya Mission.
Jayanthi Manjunath has been residing in Northern Virginia for more than 12 years and living in Centreville area for 8 years. Jayanthi and Manjunath have a son who is a Junior in College and daughter in Middle school.
Jayanthi has excellent organizational skills and broad-based spectrum of administrative duties, office management. She has been known to provide excellent customer services and timely responses to various routine inquiries. In addition, she offers quick and positive responses to the changing client requirements.
She plans, coordinates and takes charge of Events organized by the company.
Jayanthi with her attention to detail and customer service skills would ensure, your small and big real estate needs are addressed to the utmost satisfaction.