Meet our real estate professionals
Kristine Baugh, CNS, SFR
Kris grew up in small-town western Pennsylvania. She relocated to Dallas in 1986 after graduating from Ohio's Youngstown State University with a bachelor's degree in Advertising and Public Relations with dual minors of management and music performance.
She was Editor in Chief and Director of Public Relations for a medical technology consulting firm for many years then began her real estate career in 1998 as vice president of a HUD-approved mortgage corporation located in the Park Cities. After earning her real estate license and working at two of the largest realty companies in the world, she founded Brava Realty in 2006. Since 1998, she has overseen the successful closings of over $800 million in real estate transactions.
As a tireless advocate of mortgage fraud prevention, Kris has been a frequent media resource on the topics of fraud detection, reporting, and its devastating effects on the housing market.
With technological savvy and a comfortable, down-to-earth approach to business, Kris sells effectively while building lifetime relationships with her clients.
LUXURY HOME SALES
Kris specializes in luxury home sales, which places her among an elite group of real estate professionals. Whether selling or buying exceptional property, you can enjoy the confidence that Kris has specialized experience in working with affluent clients and exceptional properties. Kris is also a long-time member of the National, State, and Dallas Association of Independent Mortgage Brokers.
Please visit her website for a complete list of professional memberships and real estate designations.
Jana Reishus, CHMS
Jana is a Dallas native and former award-winning flight attendant. Client's appreciate her knowledge, passion, and enthusiasm for our city and its real estate. Jana is a dedicated community volunteer and Texas PTA Life Award recipient.
Jana is a Certified Home Marketing Specialist. in a seller's market, staging can sell a house on the first day it's listed. In a buyer's market, it can sell a house in a matter of days - not months. Staging is an absolute must, for every house, in every price range, in every market. The Certified Home Marketing Specialist integrates a broad range of staging topics including:
- Strategic marketing dialogue and staging techniques
- Consultative recommendations
- Psychology of color and buyer appeal
- Steps of the staging process
- Selling "house" versus "home"
Clients appreciate how she combines her years of customer service experience with marketing and residential sales expertise to help them buy and sell effectively and pleasantly. Jana also owns and operates the Little Sugar Farmhouse vacation and event rental property in Missouri.
Although we are an independent boutique real estate brokerage, we are a member of a 100,000 strong network of national and international independent real estate professionals.
There are many qualities and skills that go into being an excellent real estate professional - integrity, in-depth community and market knowledge, marketing savvy, effective negotiation skills, and a high-quality professional network. These all hallmarks of Brava Realty's professional REALTORs' resumes.
That said, in our experience as a Dallas real estate experts, we know that providing the very best service is essentially about putting clients first. This means being easily accessible, being a good listener as well as a good communicator, and responding quickly to your needs.
This "client first" philosophy has always been our approach and it requires us to continually improve our skills and ways of doing business. In addition, the latest technologies allows us to do everything we've always done, only much more quickly and efficiently and extend the range of services we provide.