Janie Shoaf is an agent who understands the need to be educated and well informed, which for her clients means the difference between making a questionable real estate decision and a wise one. Teaching and real estate have connections in that both professions empower and prepare individuals for new life stages and important decisions. With over twenty years as a chemistry teacher her skills have been an asset in building her real estate business. Both occupations have elevated her level of patience, knowledge, empathy, analytical thinking, and integrity to encourage others to succeed with an enjoyable experience.
Helping people is simply second nature for Janie. Knowing that selling a home is a stressful situation, she felt being able to alleviate unnecessary burdens by serving as an honest, conscientious and uplifting resource. When she retired from teaching, Janie joined Allen Tate Realtors in North Carolina where she began building her business and expertise for four years. Janie's business has grown by assisting sellers in making certain and informed decisions to achieve the highest value on their properties. She has also enjoyed guiding buyers to the home and neighborhood that makes them truly happy.
Janie taught high school in Winston Salem and Pinehurst, NC, and earned her B.S. degree in zoology from UNC ¿ Chapel Hill. She moved to Venice to be closer to her daughter. Janie enjoys being able to be outdoors all year round. Her outdoor activities, include swimming, beach yoga, fishing, kayaking, and pickleball. Janie enjoys playing chess, oil painting, Zumba and getting to know her neighbors who have welcomed her into the community.