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Meet Helen Archer

Meet Helen Archer

Team Leader

A powerhouse agent with an endless list of accolades, Helen’s road to real estate was as inevitable as it was illustrious. Born in Puerto Rico to one of the area’s foremost Realtors, she earned a Bachelor of Communication and Film from the University of Puerto Rico before receiving her Master’s studies in Investigative Journalism from Florida International University. It seemed only natural that she would pivot into broadcast journalism, working at Telemundo and CNN, Atlanta before winning an Emmy for her September 11th coverage and a Peabody Award following Hurricane Katrina. 

After fifteen years in the journalism field, Helen’s focus shifted from reporting the news to directly impacting others by helping them put down roots. Applying her multi-talented skillset, she made her first foray into the real estate world in 2005 and never looked back. A natural born leader, the full-time agent has seen continued success through variable markets, landing over 1,000 home sales in her 17-year career. It’s no surprise that she served as a Productivity Coach for top agents in the Los Angeles area and spent a tenure training agents in Spain, Puerto Rico, and Argentina, along with cities across the United States. 

Returning to Atlanta in 2013, Helen spearheaded Luxe Living Properties, a high-touch team that delivers first class service. Renowned for specializing in corporate relocation, global investor clients, and luxury marketing, the associate broker is a creative thinker and fierce negotiator. Equal parts honest, trustworthy, and proactive, she poses a multitude of questions to uncover the best fit for her clients, eventually guiding them through the process with a tailored approach that works with their communication style.

A member of the NAHREP (National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals), the former Atlanta chapter president spent four years on the board of directors. Residing in the Smyrna Vinings area with her 8-year-old twins and husband of 14 years, she adores all that her vibrant community has to offer. When she’s not hustling for her clients, you’ll find the Ironman triathlete biking the Silver Comet Trail and canoeing the Chattahoochee River. A bona fide force in every arena she tackles, Helen has never been one to let off the gas.  

Meet Mayumi Parrado

Meet Mayumi Parrado

Associate Broker

Mayumi (May) is originally from Miami FL and holds a Brokers license in Florida and Georgia. May has been in the real estate industry for more than 15 years as an independent broker then as a Lead Listing specialist.

May is energetic and her personality is infectious. She is an expert at building and keeping relationships with her clients, it's a hallmark of her performance as an agent. Her laser-like focus on detail and preparation is what gets results. She is a persuasive advocate that can swiftly identify the needs, goals, and personalities of her clients. May is an active member of the Atlanta Realtors® Association and the National Association of Realtors®.

May lives in the City of Roswell with her husband Bruce and three children Sophia, Hiram, and her Fur Baby Bear. Her all-time favorite hobby is to watch her children play their favorite sports, that range from Travel Baseball, Softball, Football, and Basketball.

 

 

May looks at every client relationship as a lifetime relationship.

Marianna Di Giuda

Marianna Di Giuda

Sales Associate

Marianna is a bilingual Real Estate professional with exceptional customer service and dedication to her clients' needs. She uses her negotiation skills to help clients achieve their dreams. Her international background has led her to offer exceptional customer service. 

Marianna graduated with a degree in Mass Communications in Caracas, Venezuela before completing her Marketing Master's study in Barcelona, Spain. Marianna enjoys traveling and learning about cultures in different parts of the world through her work with clients.

She is known for her focus on detail, initiative, and fun personality. Currently residing in Alpharetta with her husband Ricardo and daughters Emiliana & Antonella, Marianna enjoys playing tennis and spending time with her family. 

 

Jalen Walker

Jalen Walker

Sales Associate

Jalen is a native of Flint, Michigan yet Atlanta has always been his second home as this is where his father resided since he was a child.

After attending Michigan State University, he made the move permanently to Atlanta in 2016 to pursue the wealth of opportunities provided in this market. Between the automotive industry and real estate Jalen has been in sales since 2016. Jalen has worked with Jim Ellis Automotive Group, Opendoor, and Better Homes & Gardens Metrobrokers. With these experiences combined, he has closed over 900+ transactions in the past 6 years and generated over $50 million in volume for his previous companies. He possesses experience with technology based iBuyers and Traditional Residential Real Estate. His diverse experience has boosted his success in assisting his clients in this very competitive real estate market. Being a Realtor is more than just a job for Jalen, it is his passion. When not showing and selling homes he loves to workout, explore the outdoors, attend concerts, try new restaurants, and check out different rooftop venues around the city.

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