Lake Arrowhead Real Estate
Debra Parkinson’s Real Estate Biography
Debra loves the things you love. Outstanding quality in architecture, design that captures your imagination, how the floor plan functions, and particularly the location. Debra grew up in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She surmises that her life was influenced by her environment. She enjoyed touring neighborhoods on her bike, admiring the fine residences. The lakes and beauty of nature, as well as her passion for architecture was inspired by her surroundings, and this lead to her life’s calling as a Real Estate Professional. Debra even had the good fortune to live across the street from a Frank Lloyd Wright estate.
After moving to Los Angeles Debra attended UCLA to pursue her passion in Architecture, Design and Art History, one of her favorite tours was of the “Gamble House” by Green & Green in Pasadena.
Debra’s dream of building her own home was realized when she married her husband of 26 years. Bob wanted her to build what she desired, on this they were in complete agreement. The Parkinson’s built a Mediterranean Style Home in Santa Rosa Valley. In 1988 Debra became a Licensed Real Estate Agent. Her first sale was the home she and Bob had built. When the property sold it was recorded as the highest sale in the history of the area at that time. The Buyer, an executive of Disney, still lives in the property today 25 years later. Debra devoted herself fully into every aspect of building that home. She found it was very satisfying when the Buyers saw her vision and loved it as much as she did.”
The Parkinson’s relocated to Lake Arrowhead, California 24 years ago. In 1995 Debra became a Licensed Real Estate Broker, opening their own Real Estate office. Over the years Bob and Debra have owned two Real Estate Franchises and became Affiliated with Christie’s Great Estates in 2005.
In the years of working in the Real Estate profession, Debra has worked with high profile clients from the Entertainment, Sports, Aerospace, Corporations, and Government Officials. She has worked for very high wealth clients and clients with far less, the gamut of personalities and socio economic status. When you work with her you’ll find that she not only gets the job done, she also treats you like family. Contact Debra today to find out why so many of her former clients have become some of her closest friends.