Carlotta began her career in real estate in Austin, Tx in the early ’80s. While juggling children, she sold land and ranches in the hill country. As the children grew and more time was available, she turned toward residential and finding homes for families.
After moving to The Woodlands in the early ’90s she continued helping families with their real estate needs. Her strengths include communication from beginning to beyond the sale and negotiating the best result for her clients. “ I am passionate about my career, my clients and positive outcomes!
Adding to her knowledge of marketing homes, Jade and her long-time friend started a staging company to prepare homes for the market, making faster and higher dollar sales for the team.
Joining the elite team at Beth Ferester & Company, Jade continues her staging and marketing while also offering her “eye for the values of homes” to buyers. Raising two boys and being involved in their schools and sports activities, Jade understands family needs. Her unique combination of skills, makes Jade Hearn an outstanding choice for both buyers and sellers.
Louise has a deep concern for the needs of her clients and prides herself in being able to facilitate the real estate process and create solutions where other people may see problems. Very detail-and goal-oriented, Louise’s experience has taught her to recognize and meet her clients’ needs and desires and to understand and quickly analyze shifting markets and environments.
Louise is active in The Woodlands community where she and her family, live, work and play. And, as the mother of two young girls, Louise brings the bonus of first-hand knowledge of schools, family- friendly areas and family activities in The Woodlands.
Kristin specializes in getting homes ready to be put on the market by working with potential clients to maximize the selling features of their home to get the best price.
Being a resident of North Montgomery county for the past 10+ years she is very knowledgeable of the area and market trends.
“I feel like my strongest quality is serving others and in real estate I am able to help my clients transition into a new phase of life whether it is buying a first home, a dream home or second home.”
Melissa graduated with a BA in psychology from the University of Texas at Austin and went to Bellaire High School. In her free time, Melissa enjoys volunteering at her sons’ school and can be seen assisting in many areas of the community. She is especially proud of the work she does with her therapy dog, Gracie. They bring smiles and comfort to children in Conroe ISD and other elementary schools and hospitals in the area.
Susan is thrilled to be joining Beth Ferester & Co. having known Beth and Bob Ferester for many years and recognizing their expertise, professionalism and strong work ethic, she feels like she’s “come home” to the perfect setting for continued real estate success and also personal enjoyment.
Susan credits her achievements in real estate with her passion for helping people as well as strong communication, marketing and negotiation skills. Prior to real estate Susan practiced as a licensed Physical Therapist in a variety of hospital and outpatient settings. In this capacity she honed her listening skills along with developing patience and finesse at handling difficult interactions and challenging situations.
Having moved to many states with her family over the years, Susan can empathize with her relocation clients as they make a major move either in or out of the Houston market. She has extensive relocation experience dealing with both buying and selling clients that have a third party relocation company.
On a personal level, Susan enjoys cooking healthy meals, working out, swimming with the Masters Swim Team, reading and travel.
“Your home is your comfort zone, your life and the place where you will build some of your best family moments. I like to think that somehow I contribute in building those nice memories.”
Beatriz is an entrepreneur and mother of three. Fluent in English & Spanish, with a degree in Economics, her experience in International Business is unparalleled and her focus on customer service has provided her with an advantage to anyone looking to sell or relocate.
She knows that communication is vital and listening to her clients is the key to her success. Selling or finding the perfect home can take time and she is willing to take as much time as necessary to make sure her clients are 100% satisfied with the process. “I can’t wait to meet you!”
Courtney Ferester O’Grady
Courtney Ferester O’Grady graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Masters Degree in Professional Accounting. Sharing her mother’s love of Real Estate, she also became a licensed real estate agent in the early 1990’s so she could join Ferester and Company Realtors during her breaks from college.
Courtney worked for several years as a CPA with Ernst & Young and later with Baker Hughes before meeting her husband John on an overseas audit. John’s job with Shell Oil took them to Aberdeen, Scotland where they spend the next twenty years raising their three children – Spencer, JP and Kayleigh.
Courtney and her family moved back ‘home’ to Houston / The Woodlands in 2017 to once again join the family business, Beth Ferester & Company. They are enjoying everything that The Woodlands has to offer and Kayleigh is loving her first year at The John Cooper School.
Real Estate has long been a part of Courtney’s life. She has helped her family in the business from the time she was a teenager. While overseas, she had the opportunity to participate in the development of a variety of properties, giving her a first-hand insight into the possibilities that real estate offers both as a personal asset and as an investment.
Courtney’s collective experience in real estate, accounting and property development combine to make her a highly valued asset to Beth Ferester & Company.
Lupita Padilla has been a long-time resident of The Woodlands and an experienced real estate agent for many years. Lupita and her family love The Woodlands where she enjoys helping many families find the perfect home here. At the same time, Lupita sells in other parts of Houston and has represented several new home builders where she obtained her extensive knowledge to assist new home buyers through the process.
Lupita is a true “people person” and takes great pride in getting to know her buyers and sellers and giving them the ultimate in quality service. In addition to her real estate expertise, she is bilingual, fluent in Spanish along with English.
To quote Lupita, “If you are interested in finding a home in Houston, The Woodlands, or surrounding areas, please feel free to contact me any time.”
Lisa graduated from Purdue University with nursing and psychology degrees and enjoyed a long career as an RN in critical care, OR and recovery. Her previous career has carried over into her real estate career as someone who cares about her clients and is detail oriented.
Lisa has had extensive experience relocating around the country ten times with her husband Bob during their married life. They have two children and one grandchild and have lived in The Woodlands for many years, participating in charity and social activities, and building long time contacts and friends in all fields of business focussed on Houston and surrounding areas.
Having her license for several years, Lisa began her real estate career in Oregon before moving back to The Woodlands. Her clients rave about her high quality service and attention to details which shows in every transaction and is driven by her desire to help others and listen to their needs in both buying and selling.
Sandy is a native Houstonian and has lived in several Woodlands neighborhoods over the years, currently in Grogans Forest. She has also lived in the Heights and Lake Conroe, giving her a well -rounded knowledge of assisting buyers and sellers in these various areas.
Originally, Sandy worked in corporate America for 27+ years, where she was responsible for global marketing communications leading to her extensive knowledge of marketing. Managing a staff of 60 in her job along with multiple contractors and vendors, gave her experience in multi-tasking and understanding deadlines.
Once she left the corporate career, she designed, built, decorated and opened an Inn and restaurant on an island in Maine, while building her own home there. Both the Inn and the home were featured in several magazines including Better Homes and Gardens.
Deciding to sell the inn and her home on the island, Sandy returned to The Woodlands and launched her successful real estate career in 2011, moving to Beth Ferester & Company in 2018. She still maintains a home in Maine, but focuses on her real estate career. Whether buying or selling, Sandy knows the area and can assist you in finding or selling that perfect place called home.
Ashiana R Wong
Ashiana R Wong brings to the Ferester office a vast knowledge of international experience and travel. Ashiana’s speaks three languages including Dutch. Her multicultural background and previous international travels and residencies has led her to be accustomed to diverse cultures and allows her help clients relocate with ease. She displays a high level of responsiveness and professionalism when dealing with any situation. Ashiana showcases principles of empathy and understanding to help better relate to her clients with her down-to-earth personality. Dedicated to listening intently, she successfully matches individuals and families with the properties, buildings and neighborhoods that best suit their needs. She has a strong corporate background in project management which also helps her clients get to the closing table smoothly and efficiently.
Darlene sold new construction and preowned homes in Cleveland for 14 years before a corporate relocation move with Shell Oil brought her family to The Woodlands, which she has proudly worked and called home since 1991. She is an expert on the local market. She listens carefully to her clients wishes and uses her years of real estate experience and extensive business network to help her clients not only find their perfect house but also feel at home in their new community.
She is a past president of FIABCI (The International Real Estate Federation) Houston Council, a Leadership Montgomery County Alumnae, a Corporate Relocation Specialist, a Platinum Luxury Home Specialist and has expertise in working with estates.
As a second-generation REALTOR®, the transition from her corporate role in Healthcare and Compliance & Ethics to real estate came naturally. She bought her first multi-family unit at the age of 19 and that property proudly paid her complete undergraduate education. Brianna continued buying, managing, and selling investment and personal properties of her own; and decided to use her knowledge to help others do the same. She is thrilled to join Beth Ferester & Company to continue her pursuit of excellence for her clients.
Brianna graduated from Texas A&M University and received an MBA from Amberton University. She and her husband, Joe, have two young girls, and can often be found participating in the numerous activities accessible in our lively community. As an active member of service and volunteer organizations, she truly cares for and supports her local community.
Marilyn’s growing family called her back home to Houston where she has reunited with her longtime friend and mentor as an associate at Beth Ferester & Company. Marilyn and her husband reside in Liberty Branch in Creekside Park, The Woodlands. An expert marketer and negotiator, Marilyn’s secret to success has always been market knowledge, identifying trends and simply listening to peoples’ needs. She brings and unmatched sense of passion and enthusiasm to the table. Whether you are selling or buying, Marilyn will provide you with a very high level of service and expertise.