About Lois


In what year did you begin working in the real estate industry as a REALTOR®?
1978

Why do you like working in the real estate industry?
It is a wonderful experience to be a part of helping people realize their dream of home ownership.

Why do you choose to affiliate your business with Semonin?
Semonin has a wonderful reputation throughout our Commonwealth and was built on integrity and knowledge of the real estate market. Training was always available and resourses available to all agents. The leadership was extraordinary and managers always available for changes in our Real Estate field.

What sets you apart from other REALTORS®? What are your greatest strengths as a real estate agent?
I like to think I am a person who wants to know your likes and dislikes while pursuing your dream, Get to know the clients as well as their family. Even knowing what needs they want, close to family.school or church. My favorite remembrance when I fond a home for and elderly couple and the husband was overjoyed because his wife could walk to Church and he could walk to the neighborhood bar. I am not very different from other agents who care about their clients. We all work very hard and take our job seriously. Making lasting relationships has always been my goal.

What do you do to stay up-to-date/knowledgeable about the real estate industry?
Constant education and listening to others in the business as to problems they may be experiencing. Also knowing the market so you are well informed when anyone ask.

What did you do before you began working in real estate? Has anything you learned on that/those jobs helped you with your real estate business? 
I as a secretary for the President of a large Decorating Firm for 15 years.

Are you involved in any trade/civic or community organizations? 
I am a member of a local Womens Club where we rraise funds for Community projects and awad 4 scholarships to High SchoolSenors who have the grades but not the financing to further their education.

Tell us about your immediate family. Who are they? Do you enjoy spending time together? If so, what do you do together?
I have been blessed with a husband of many years and one son. We are now in our twighlight years and spend a lot of time traveling as our son lives in another state. They both readingwere vere supporable throughout my career.

What do you enjoy doing in your free time? Why do you enjoy this?
I enjoy reading, keeping up with the Real Estate Market,enjoing friends for dinner and my girls group playing cards. 

Finish this sentence: Most people don't know this about me, but I ...
Love people and being a special friend.

What is the best piece of advice you’ve ever received? Why is it so helpful to you?
My Mother taught me to have a friend you need to be a friend. My father taught me to do unto others as you wish them to do unto you. It has made a lot of friends in my life.

What is your favorite book / type of book? Why?
I love Biographies of famous people and also a good romantic story.

What is your favorite movie / type of movie? Why?
I love musicals. I love all kinds of music.

What is your favorite song / type of music? Why?
Little Things Mean A Lot . It was my husband and I song when we were dating.

If you could wave a magic wand, what one thing would you most like to change in the world? Why?
I would like to see more love an understanding of people . I feel God made each of us love one another as he has loved us.

What are two or three items on your Bucket List? Why do you want to do them?
I would love to see Ireland as I have heard the scenery is breathtaking. It is one place I have not to see since I have travelled the world.

If you could have dinner with anyone, living or deceased, who would it be? Why?
My parents because no one can prepare a dinner like my Mother. She never used a receipe for anything especially her 3 tier cakes.

What is your favorite word / a word you like? Why?
Love. To hear someone tell you they love you is the best feeling in the world.

What is your least favorite word / a word you don't like? Why?
I can't. Because if you try hard enough you can.

Do you have a motto/words to live by? If yes, what? (If you're having a hard time with this one, think of a response that relates to your work.)
Patience is a virtue.

Do you have a favorite quote? If yes, what is it?  (If you're having a hard time with this one, think of a response that relates to your work.)
Don't sweat the small stuff.

I have experienced a wonderful life with family who cares about one another and who is hardworking and always ready to be there if needed. In my career I had wonderful support and made lasting friendships through 3 generations of which I am most appreciative. Above all I thank God everyday for being by my side.