Be BOLD Amongst Competition
When I made the bold move to Wilmington in 2018, I was a newcomer with only $6000 in my bank account.
Being a second-generation Realtor from Ohio, I was well aware of the challenges that lay ahead in the real estate industry. But I was determined to make my mark and go all in. To stand out in this competitive market, I knew I needed a solid strategy. My goal was clear: become the go-to expert on Wilmington real estate and leverage my knowledge to make a difference.
I immersed myself in our incredible Beachtown, dedicating myself to learning its ins and outs. I became obsessed with understanding every nook and cranny because I firmly believe that you can’t be the best agent for your clients if you don’t know your town inside out. And let me tell you, Wilmington stole my heart, just like it does for so many locals.
Curiosity became my superpower.
It’s what drives me to continuously gain intel for my clients and expand my own education. I attended national real estate conferences, sought guidance from renowned coach Tom Ferry, and engaged with agents from different markets to learn what strategies were working and what weren’t. I invested heavily in education, always striving to stay ahead of the game.
Marketing my knowledge
Knowledge alone isn’t enough. As a student of marketing, I knew that capturing attention was key. I intuitively understood that by providing valuable information about the Wilmington real estate market, I could capture individuals’ attention and nurture those connections until they were ready to make a move. Social media, particularly Instagram, became my platform to educate and engage with potential home buyers and sellers. Just take a look at my Insta feed, and you’ll see my unwavering commitment to educating and empowering my audience.
Your Go-To Expert On Wilmington Real Estate
Let me spill some beans on how I can be your ultimate resource in the world of Wilmington real estate.
You see, I’ve plugged myself right into the heart of this market, and every day, keeping my finger on the pulse and sharing daily doses of market wisdom on the Gram.
As I dished out valuable insights, something magical started happening. Buyers and sellers in the Wilmington market connected with me, eager to tap into the insights I had to offer. My reputation as the go-to expert on local knowledge only grew stronger, and I embraced it with open arms.
Being known for expertise has become my secret sauce for standing out amongst the competition. I take immense pride in being a go-to resource, equipping individuals with the information they need to make confident decisions. It’s my way of empowering you on your real estate journey.
Comments My Clients Have Made About My RE Knowledge
When we met Danielle, we were impressed by her professionalism and her knowledge. As she helped us along, we realized she is a powerhouse in the real estate world!
She truly does go above and beyond, focused on every little detail and had a plan of action before we even asked. She was always 10 steps ahead, is very knowledgeable, confident and kind to work with.
Our home-buying experience was simple because of Danielle’s Strong negotiation skills, remarkable customer service, and expertise in real estate.
From taking the time to understand my needs for my next home, doing everything she could to find that home, to explaining every step in the search/buying/closing process, Danielle was honest, knowledgable and positive. It is obvious to me she loves what she does and will do whatever she can to help her clients.
She knows the local market incredibly well, has strong relationships with realtors and other industry reps, and advocates for her clients without jeopardizing these ties.
She is knowledgeable, proactive, efficient, and works extremely hard. Danielle gave us great insight and advice throughout the entire process from our search for a second home all the way through to post-closing.
She’s friendly, tenacious, always responds to questions promptly, and is by far the most reliable and dedicated realtor I’ve ever worked with or known.
An absolute shark of a Realtor.
She was quite literally a news source on the Wilmington real estate market with her multiple (!!) posts/reels/stories. It was the quick education I wanted living in an area I knew nothing about.
Danielle is hands down the best realtor I’ve ever worked with. She is knowledgeable, proactive, efficient, and works extremely hard.
Her knowledge of the real estate market, her background in Finance, and her ability to quickly answer my questions (at any hour of the day) exceeded all my expectations of what I needed in a realtor.
Danielle was absolutely amazing!! She is so sweet, knows her stuff, super organized and truly made our home buying experience so easy! Highly highly recommend!!!
10 ways knowledge grew my career.
Gillespie Group Real Estate has helped close 99 transactions in 2022 and just under $50 million.
Ranked in the Top 1% of Agents in Wilmington
Featured in Cape Fear Real Producers Magazine in 2022
Featured on HGTV, Island Life
Co-Owner of STR to Wealth Coaching
Multi-owner of a short term rental investment portfolio and Airbnb Superhost
Wealth Advisor for STRtoWealth.com (a team of 5 women) advising individuals how to achieve generational wealth through real estate investing.
Speaker for various real estate-specific panels for both consumers and other real estate agents.
38 Deals in 2022 and $17.5 million closed
Masters in Finance from University of Toledo and Bachelors in Marketing
THE DG Strategy
Unleashing Your Competitive Edge
Amidst the whirlwind of our bustling real estate market, I seized the opportunity to implement my personal arsenal of techniques that help me STAND OUT and stay competitive as an agent.
And guess what? I use those same strategies to empower my clients, helping them achieve remarkable success in their home-buying and selling journeys.
In the world of real estate, nothing is guaranteed, and uncertainties loom at every turn. But here’s the thing: I thrive on embracing the unknown. I believe in putting in the groundwork and preparing diligently, so when the right opportunity arises, my clients are ready to seize it.
Equipped with an MBA in Finance and a degree in Marketing, I bring a calculated approach to each client’s potential deal. The DG Strategy is the culmination of my expertise, honed through countless triumphs and 99 successful transactions as a team just last year. Yes, you heard that right!🔥
Not only have all my listings sold, but my buyer clients have emerged victorious time and again. It’s a testament to the effectiveness of the DG Strategy and the unwavering commitment I bring to every client interaction.