ABOUT ME

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Peggy Young, REALTOR®

Originally from Venezuela, South America, Peggy has a diverse background and experience including marketing, public relations and journalism and she is fluent in Spanish. She has lived in extremely hot climates as well as in the cold arctic of Alaska. She understands the complexities involved in living and working in different cultures and communities. Peggy has been a top producer in the real estate industry since 1996, enthusiasm and unique marketing make a winning combination.

Peggy attended Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana and holds a Bachelor of Arts from Alaska Pacific University in Anchorage, Alaska. She is a graduate from both the Alaska Real Estate School and the Arizona School of Real Estate and Business. Peggy is a graduate of the Scottsdale Leadership Academy sponsored by the Scottsdale Area Association of Realtors as well as a member of Class XXIX of Tempe Leadership sponsored by the Tempe Chamber of Commerce. Peggy currently holds a real estate license in Arizona and is employed by REMAX Fine Properties Arizona Realty.

Peggy’s professional background stretches from teaching English as a second language early in her career to public relations and then to a successful career in real estate. Her experience in Anchorage, Alaska included working at Dynamic Properties for eight years where she was a consistent Top Producer. Additionally, she worked as a Realtor at Fortune Properties for over four years and was awarded “Rookie of the Year” in 1996 and she has been a top producer in real estate sales since. Peggy is a member of the National Association of Realtors, the Arizona Association of Realtors, the Scottsdale Area Association of Realtors and the Arizona Regional Multiple Service.

Active community service and involvement are important to Peggy and she has volunteered her time with many charitable organizations including being a current member of the Board of Directors for Newtown and a member of the Valley of the Sun Women of Leadership Council. Other past charitable organizations include: United Way of Anchorage, Downtown Anchorage Association, Downtown Community Council, Public Relations Society of America Alaska, Hispanic Organized Leaders of Alaska, YWCA, Anchorage East Rotary, Catholic Social Services Immigration Advisory Board, and the Mayor’s Task Force on Emergency Shelter and the Homeless. She was an Advisory Member to the Anchorage Daily News. During her tenure as a volunteer for the Anchorage Hispanic Community, she organized and successfully led the pubic relations campaign to ensure accessibility to the Spanish network and received a First Place Aurora Award in Crisis Communication and an Award of Excellence in Advocacy Writing from the local Public Relations Society of America Alaska.

Peggy has been on all sides of real estate transactions and she understands the many phases of the sales process, including the importance of relationships, effective marketing and the ability to effectively negotiate. She offers a high level of service, attention and responsiveness to every client and strives to continually provide excellent customer service with ethics, expertise, trust and professionalism.

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