About Yulka Markevich ï¿½...I love what I do. I truly understand that real estate is more than a financial investment decision. Itï¿½s an emotional process. As a homeowner, landlord and 20-year resident of Stamford, I bring practical experience and passion for real estate to my role as a broker and REALTOR. My commitment to you is personal and I will be there to help you through the often complicated process of buying, selling or renovating a home. You are my first priority. With a creative background in new construction, land subdivision, home design and sales of hundreds houses, I know how critical it is to be a good listener and communicator to get the end result everyone desires in the process of buying, selling or improving real estateï¿½ï¿½ Born in Russia, graduated from University of Chemical Engineering in Moscow. Living in Stamford, CT since 1991. Having initiated subdivision and full renovation of first Real Estate property in 1997 realized that Real Estate as call in life. Abandoned a promising career as a computer programmer only to follow the call and become a full time Real Estate agent with ERA Shays Real Estate in Stamford. While with ERA Shays RE consistently was a top producer. Earned GRI designation, graduate Realtor Institute and decided that to take the next big step. In 2003 opened Iron Gates Realty, and pioneered the tradition of donating 10% of profit to the charity of the clientï¿½s choice. Member of Council of Residential Specialists (CRS) - only 35,000 realtors nationwide have earned the credential to be a member. Having been heavily involved with building constructions, subdivision and renovations in Stamford. Being a stronger believer in education earned Professional Property Management designation from Allied Business Schools in 2008.