Cary, NC | November 1, 2018 — Margaret Sophie with Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston in Cary, NC recently earned The Institute for Luxury Home Marketing’s Million Dollar GUILD™ recognition for experience, knowledge, and expertise in million-dollar and above residential properties. Sophie is a Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist™ (CLHMS), an exclusive group of real estate professionals who have completed The Institute’s training and have a proven performance in the upper-tier market.

“Agents who have earned the CLHMS designation are performing at the highest level in their community,” said Diane Hartley, president of The Institute. “It takes a superior level of service to be successful and consistently close sales at or above one million dollars. We want to recognize this performance, and give these elite professionals the earned distinction that they are the agent of choice for affluent buyers and sellers.”

The specialized training and ongoing membership with The Institute provide Sophie with the knowledge and tools to better serve affluent clients. The GUILD recognition provides evidence of the successful commitment to service at the highest level. “I love helping people and there is no better feeling than being part of the process to help change someone’s life,” said Sophie. “You are not just helping someone find a house, you are helping them find a home.”

Sophie has been in real estate since 1999 and specializes in the luxury market, relocation and helping people navigate in the real estate world by fulfilling their dreams.  She has received many designations and success during her careers including: ABR (Accredited Buyer’s Representative), GRI(Graduate, REALTOR® Institute), CRS(Certified Residential Specialist) and International President’s Circle from
Coldwell Banker.

For more information about the luxury market in Cary, NC contact Margaret Sophie with Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston  at 919-656-8049 or

About Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston
Howard Perry, an established builder, and Don Walston, a real estate entrepreneur, formed Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston in 1973. Today, with more than 950 associates and employees and award-winning new homes, mortgage and insurance services, Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston is the largest full-service residential real estate company in the Triangle, the top Coldwell Banker company in the Triangle area and has earned recognition as one of the leading realty firms in the nation. Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston exceeded 8,280 real estate transactions with over $2.261 billion in sales in 2017. The Triangle Business Journal consistently ranks Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston as one of the “Best Places to Work in the Triangle.” For more information about Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston, visit Follow the company on Facebook at

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