Meet the Team
Linda Granger, Broker
End your Lake Tahoe Real Estate search today, call Linda Granger at 530-581-6927. When you’re ready to team up with a professional who has a keen insight to success, Linda is your Realtor.
A Lake Tahoe Realtor for several years, Linda Granger is a true achiever with an extraordinary drive to please. Sharp and sensitive, her perceptive nature is the hallmark of her reputation in Tahoe real estate.
“My real estate clients become friends for life for a reason; I listen to their needs then become ultra-focused until my job is done. Nothing pleases me more than finding a house that my clients call ‘home’.”
In real estate, as in life Linda always sets her sights high. Linda holds a Black Belt in Shorei Ryu Karate, is a United States Diving Champion and couldn’t be prouder of her family’s own accomplishments over the past 20 years.
Jenny McDermott, Executive Assistant
Steadfast and ready to please, Jenny McDermott takes her Executive Assistant responsibilities personally to ensure each real estate transaction goes as smoothly as possible. As part of Team Granger Properties, Jenny is motivated by the end result. “The joy I get to see from clients who have just sold or purchased a home is my true inspiration.” Always giving 100%, Jenny is well-known for her extraordinary listening skills and gratifying service. Knowing that every day is a challenge, she welcomes each assignment with a calm and personal approach, and thrives on the tasks at hand! Her background in working with diverse individuals provides Jenny with a talent to accept the challenges that come within today’s real estate market. As a team member, Jenny is always focused toward the common goal to insure a win-win situation for all involved.
And that’s not surprising; in her free time, Jenny finds plenty of time to help those who need it most. She has a grand appreciation for the great outdoors as an avid snowboarder, mountain biker and competitive runner. An explorer at heart, Jenny also loves to travel, read a good book and enjoy a great meal with friends and family. As a recent graduate of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Jenny is accomplished in many ways and provides a perfect balance to Team Granger Properties.
Katsi Nousiainen, Buyer Specialist
Always prepared to persevere on her clients’ behalf, Katariina “Katsi” Nousiainen brings a refreshingly positive attitude to the Granger Properties Team. Her fun loving personality is well balanced with over 20 years of extensive experience in the real estate, private home construction and title in escrow business. With this background, Katsi brings extra value to the table when it comes to buying real estate in today’s market. Well known for her solution-oriented work ethic, Katsi goes the extra mile for each and every client. “I believe each home is the most important transaction.” Her clients will tell you that Katsi makes real estate easy as she is relentlessly organized and driven for success. She is extremely energetic and loves work as hard as she plays. It’s not unusual to find Katsi with her husband and “two great kids” enjoying a round of golf, taking long walks and sharing a good laugh along the way. Motivated on your behalf!
Mary Lyn Bondlow, Buyer Specialist
It’s always a bonus when a Realtor® brings a multi-talented background to the business. With all that Mary Lyn Bondlow offers her clients, there’s really no reason for anyone to search any further when they need to sell a house or buy a new home or vacation get-a-way. With an extensive background in sales, marketing, customer service and management, Mary Lyn has what it takes to tackle any challenge in today’s ever-changing market. “Although I have been involved in variety of businesses, I still believe that the best success comes from exceptional customer service and our persistence to literally turn ourselves inside out for our clients.” Well-known for her traditional practice of good-old-fashion face to face communication, Mary Lyn thoroughly enjoys the opportunity to help clients all financial levels. From the outside you’ll see a long-time resident and fun loving local who knows the area more than most; inside there’s a sophisticated and deeply dedicated professional who knows how to get the job done. When there’s free time on her hands, Mary Lyn shares her love of sports by volunteering with the Alpine Disabled Sports Team, high school mountain bike team and other organizations throughout the area. She’s resourceful, adaptive and ready to help you with your real estate needs through Granger Properties at Lake Tahoe.
Debra Beress, Assistant to Linda Granger
There’s an enthusiastic nature about Debra Beress that makes the process of moving through the administrative details in real estate a pleasurable experience. Thanks to Debra’s dedication to details and persistence to deliver, buyers and sellers throughout the region can relax and look forward to the end result. “A happy and satisfied client means that I not only did my job, yet I did it well on their best behalf.” Always one to give 100%, Debra’s allegiance to the legalities and lengthy forms that come with business are just the beginning of her abilities to monitor, maintain and move forward as quickly as possible. With a background in Journalism and Public Relations, Debra brings a polished level of professionalism to her position in office administration. She ensures each client receives exactly what they need while they are taken care of by a company that respects each client’s values and best interests. In the office or out, Debra enjoys life at its fullest as an avid athlete involved in running, snowboarding and long sunny days at the beach. For full service with a great smile, Debra Beress is ready to take charge of your real estate administrative needs through Granger Properties of Lake Tahoe.
Teri Smith, Escrow Coordinator
Teri began her love of residential real estate twenty years ago when she purchased her first home for an income property.Over the next fifteen years, she and her husband bought and sold several other properties making it a part of their investment portfolio.After this personal success, she was motivated to help others achieve their real estate goals and became a California licensed agent.For the next five years Teri sold homes in the southern part of the Central Coast.A small investment property and a fractional ownership in a vacation home locally started an attraction to Truckee.Since deciding to relocate to this north shore area of Lake Tahoe three years ago, Teri has taken her real estate business in a new direction by helping other agents succeed in their sales transactions by providing her organizational skills and expertise in coordinating the details during the escrow process.
Rebekah Schroeder, Web Manager
Detailed and efficient, Rebekah Schroeder’s teaching background gives her keen insight as to how to share the important details of real estate through good old-fashion face to face communication .. and the World Wide Web. As the Web Manager of Team Granger Properties, Rebekah combines her knowledge as a licensed Real Estate Broker with her web savvy and insight. “With over 80% of our market using the internet for information on buying, selling, and renting homes, it’s crucial that we’re on top of today’s technology.” Rebekah enjoys fine tuning their team’s web presence on behalf of their clients yet continues to build trust and understanding through personal interaction. Whether she’s listing homes, posting sales opportunities on strategic real estate websites, or following up on client requests, she sees her role as an “adventure and challenge 24/7”.
And that’s an appropriate career for her; Rebekah loves to venture out into the great outdoors. Whether she’s rock climbing, hiking, reading by a campfire or raising her family, you will find Rebekah is a great resource for marketing and selling your home through Team Granger Properties.