Whether you are buying a home or selling a home, Landing Real Estate is the leader in Maine real estate. Our realtors take a proactive approach in making every real estate transaction straightforward, seamless and successful. From seller listings to buyer acquisitions, from new construction to property investment, or even first-time buyers, Landing Real Estate’s agents have the experience, energy, and insight to produce the optimum outcome for every client.
Matt DiBiase – Broker/Owner
With over 13 years of real estate experience and featured in the September 2015 issue of Top Agent Magazine, Matt is well versed in every facet of the business. Be it acquisitions, sales, development, new construction, or renovations, his discipline, drive, proactive approach, and integrity are all assets that contribute to his success. With over 400 past real estate transactions already valued at more than $115 million, Matt has found success in obscure markets – such as expired listings, helping for sale by owners, and distressed properties – as well as more traditional real estate transactions. His wide range of experience also includes project management on dozens of development projects, from new construction to renovations and remodels. Matt’s ability to negotiate for his clients and work the ever-changing real estate market to the utmost advantage for the customer is unparalleled in the state of Maine. Matt is a licensed Designated Broker throughout the state of Maine.
Lisa DiBiase – Broker/Owner
A native of Laguna Beach, California, Lisa brings her West Coast experience and sensibility to Portland, Maine. Lisa began assisting her clients with buying and selling luxury, waterfront homes as a real estate agent with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in California. For 13 years, she developed an extensive clientele and a flawless reputation as one of Orange County’s top brokers. She parlayed her experience in the upscale real estate market to a position as a coach with the Mike Ferry Organization, a nationally recognized real estate training program. Since moving to Maine in 2007, Lisa has turned her attention towards real estate marketing, advertising, and design. With multi-faceted experience in real estate, Lisa leverages her creativity and knowledge of the national real estate market to provide a unique level of service to Landing’s clients.
Abby Cross – Director of Operations
Abby is a Maine native. She grew up and resides in South Portland where she owns a multi-family property. The process of buying her own home in 2008 spurred her interest to get involved in real estate. Coming from a family with real estate and property management background she has always been involved in different aspects of the industry. Previously working as a Listing Manager, Abby is able to provide agent support and office management to keep the offices running smoothly.
Katie’s goal in real estate is to provide the assistance needed for the buyer and seller to come together. With over 12 years of experience in sales and customer service, she understands what is important to her clients. Buying or selling a home is a major decision; Katie wants her clients to be satisfied with their purchase during and after the sale. If you are looking to buy or sell a home in the greater Portland region, her attention to detail is second to none. Whether you are a first-time buyer, a seasoned investor, or selling your property, Katie has the resources, equipment, knowledge, and experience to assist you with all your real estate needs. Even after you have settled into your new home, she is more than happy to continue lending her knowledge, skills, and services.
Kristen Roy understands you’re not just purchasing or selling a home – you are making one of life’s most exciting yet difficult decisions. She understands the many concerns and challenges that come with this process and takes a strong customer-focused approach to representing her clients. Developing long-term relationships, both personal and professional, are of the utmost importance to her. Kristen looks to her husband and two amazing boys as the true foundation and support for her love for real estate. This support allows her to focus the time and energy necessary to get her clients the results they want, in the time they need them. Kristen is a member of the Greater Board of Realtors and many local community ventures which keep her grounded. She looks forward to the opportunity to show you exactly what it takes to guide you home.
Deb has lived in Maine her entire life; growing up in Portland and currently residing in Windham. This has allowed Deb to become an expert in the market trends throughout the state. Before becoming a real estate agent, she worked in customer service at UNUM for 17 years. During her time there she purchased, renovated and successfully sold over 150 distressed properties. She enjoyed the process so much, that she decided to get her real estate license in 2001. Since then she has worked with all parties; buyers, sellers, investors and banks. The home buying process has always been a passion for Deb, and she enjoys using her experiences to ensure her clients have a seamless transaction.
Meghan has lived in Maine her entire life, currently residing in North Yarmouth with her husband and two daughters. The home buying process has always been a passion for Meghan. Prior to any purchase or sale, It’s always been important for Meghan to not only meet the needs of any client but to also provide them with a vision. Over 10 years ago, Meghan and her husband started a portfolio of buying distressed properties, renovating and reselling them. Having transformed many properties herself gives Meghan the unique ability to see beyond the space, regardless of its current condition. Having the ability to see a space in many forms, has proven to be extremely helpful to her clients. Often times, minor changes to a property, can paint a whole new picture, preventing her clients from walking away from what might have been their perfect home! Meghan loves the outdoors, especially Maine’s beautiful beaches and golf courses. Most of all, Meghan loves spending time with her family!
Kathleen joins Landing from the hospitality industry. While beginning the search for herself to find the perfect home, she realized the potential to make a lifelong impression on those in search of the same. Fourteen years of experience in hospitality have taught her to do whatever it takes to provide exemplary customer service. Kathleen prides herself on making lasting personal connections with the customers she has encountered. Having spent several of those years at the management level, she knows what it takes educate herself on the specific needs of a client, and execute a plan to fulfill those needs. No matter what your guidelines are, Kathleen can help you sell your home or purchase a new one in a timely manner. Born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago, Kathleen moved to the east coast 7 years ago. She loves spending time exploring Maine’s coast and hiking trails with her boyfriend, friends, and puppy. She also enjoys following the Red Sox and travels regularly.
Shawn, a native of Scarborough, has years of experience going the extra mile for clients. He has owned a lawn care company for over 8 years and also managed a small local retail store for almost 10 years prior to that. He is social, extroverted and extremely kind-hearted. He is excited to bring his dedication to his clients into real estate. He is very hard working and will always put his client’s needs first. Shawn enjoys bowling, spending time with his friends and cruising Sebago Lake on his boat.
Whether you’re a first time home buyer or looking to upgrade, downsize or invest, Ashley has the experience and tools to get you moving. Her goal in real estate is to provide the assistance needed to facilitate a smooth transaction. Ashley has spent many years assisting her family in successfully buying, renovating and selling bank-owned properties throughout Southern Maine. This experience has provided her with the skill set to not only be well versed in normal real estate transactions – but also foreclosures, short sales, and quick sales. Ashley enjoys each phase of helping her clients achieve their real estate goals and is more than happy to continue lending her knowledge long after the transaction is finished.
Garrin is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and a native of Windham Maine. Applying the values of hard work, integrity, respect, and commitment Garrin has been successful owning several local businesses before making the transition to real estate. As a husband and a father of two boys, he understands the importance of making the decision to buy or sell your home. As important as that decision will be, Garrin believes that your experience should be fun, exciting and stress-free. By actively listening to you he will make you feel comfortable and stop at nothing to find you the best deal for you and your family.
Derek Drumtra Ray
Derek has over twelve years of experience as top-selling Realtor, specializing in waterfront properties in the Lakes Region. Whether it’s a multi-million dollar vacation home, commercial property, multi-family, new construction or a fixer-upper, he’s sold them all. Derek also owns a construction and development company. This dual threat of experienced broker and builder make it possible for him to strengthen the process of buying and selling your property. He is able to see potential repair costs before they occur, or even opportunities with remodeling logistics immediately. This knowledge is often a unique asset to many of his clients. Derek was born in Oklahoma but moved to Maine as fast as he could. His love for the lakes and water hobbies sparked the business idea of Sebago Lake Boat Rentals, which he founded. Sebago Lake Boat Rentals is a family owned and operated boat rental business which he and his family still run today. Derek’s truest and greatest accomplishment is his family; his beautiful wife and their three amazing children.
Kristin’s love for real estate and dedicated work ethic has driven her back into the real estate industry. From 2005-2008, Kristin was a licensed sales agent, all the while, continuing to work at Maine Medical Center where she worked for a total of 14 years until deciding to become a stay at home mom in 2014. Staying home with her children did not stop Kristin from learning and maintaining her exceptional work ethic ~ she obtained her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Kapan University Online, both in accounting. These achievements show Kristin’s loyalty, dedication, motivation and passion to succeed and make the best use of her time. Kristin is dedicated, knowledgeable, and committed to assisting her clients in one of life’s major decisions: “I strive to stay ahead of the game when it comes to market education and trends.” Kristin brings her passion and sharp attention to detail to guide buyers through one of the most important investments in a lifetime, albeit first home, dream home or investment property. A Gray, Maine native, Kristin is ready, willing and able to serve her clientele: “I’d like to earn your business, so call me today and I will work extra hard to make sure your real estate transaction is a complete success.” In her free time, Kristin can be found “at the heart of it all”, in and around the community with her family, volunteering at the local schools, sporting events, exploring, local events, shopping and even a simple trip to the grocery store. With an unparalleled approach, drive and need to succeed, Kristin wants to work for YOU!
Norma prides herself on her patience and perseverance. She is always dedicated to client satisfaction, no matter the obstacle. Raised in the rural town of Gorham, Norma commuted to Portland on a daily basis to be a devoted member of Portland Youth Dance Company and a hostess for a local favorite restaurant. She has been lucky enough to travel and spend time at many of Maine’s best attractions and with it grew a profound love for the beauty and serenity that Maine’s southern coast has to offer. In 2015 Norma obtained her bachelors in communications from University of Southern Maine. Prior to obtaining her real estate license Norma came from a solid background in customer service and consulting management. If she is not doing real estate you might find her running the Back Bay, doing yoga, or laughing with family and friends at a local brewery. Norma is dedicated to developing valuable relationships with her clients while simultaneously managing seamless transactions.
Joseph joins Landing after recently earning his bachelors degree in International Business from Maine Maritime Academy. Joe is a Maine native and has relocated back to his home town of South Portland. Joe has been exposed to the local real estate scene for many years; whether it was renovating a distressed property or aiding in the construction of a beautiful life-long home, Joe understands the importance of every home decision. Joe prides himself on his worth ethic and enthusiastic attitude. He is eager to help you find the home you’re looking for!
Lauren‘s passion for real estate and building began at an early age while growing up alongside her family’s modular housing companies. From constructing the factories to building houses she learned the building trade inside and out, from engineering, production, setting the house and handing the homeowner keys to their new home. Having lived her entire life in Maine, growing up in the modular housing industry and later working with one of Maine’s premier lifestyle designers, real estate was a natural progression in Lauren‘s career. Diligent, meticulous and a genuine consideration for each detail of the homebuying or selling process are the foundations for success. Whether selling or buying Lauren provides expertise about the process, contracts, and market conditions.Being a Maine native Lauren offers knowledge of local schools, recreational areas, communities, neighborhoods, ski areas, and historic districts. Her love for Maine’s quality of life, its mountains, lakes, the coast, and endless natural beauty, is evident in the enthusiasm she brings to every relationship. Outside of real estate, Lauren has fostered relationships with the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital and Crossroads, teaching yoga to children & families during challenging times. Lauren loves spending time with her two young, active boys and Bernese Mountain dog. She can often be found outside enjoying Maine’s wilderness.
After working in the mortgage and title industry for many years, Kara made a career move into real estate. Her love of helping people achieve their dream of home ownership inspired this move and she has never looked back. Kara is a Maine native and currently resides in Scarborough. She has a vast knowledge and love for the area she calls home. Her dedication to her clients is one of the biggest keys to her success. Kara is highly motivated and always goes above and beyond to assure client satisfaction and a stress free buying or selling experience. Kara truly enjoys sharing the home buying experience with prospective buyers, assisting/negotiating for sellers during the sale of their properties and most of all making new connections is her passion.
Courtney is a native to Maine and spent most of her life in Windham and Lakes Region. After attending college at USM she decided to start her career in Real Estate. She has vast knowledge in the Southern Maine market and prides herself in exceptional customer service. Her past clients will tell you how Courtney went above and beyond to make their home ownership dreams a reality. She puts her clients first and is quick to overcome any of the numerous pitfalls one can encounter during the real estate transaction. If you are looking for a level of customer service that exceeds your expectations she is the agent for you. She enjoys spending time with her family and young children outside of work.
With over 10 years of quality customer service experience Autumn is uniquely qualified to help you through both the business and emotional sides of Maine real estate. Born and raised in Maine, Autumn has traveled all over the state and can be your local expert in finding a home that is a perfect fit for you and your individual needs. Whether you’re a first time home buyer, a seasoned investor, or looking for a beautiful vacation home, Autumn has the knowledge and resources you need to feel confident in your real estate transaction.
With Autumn as your agent you will receive undivided attention and care in every aspect of the broker/client relationship, from prompt response time, frequent communication, informed market data, and innovative marketing strategies. She is committed to seeing you successfully through all stages of the home buying and selling process from start to finish and beyond. Autumn truly cares for her clients; you will never feel alone in real estate with her by your side.
Growing up in Portland, Maine, John has witnessed Southern Maine transform into one of the most desirable living destinations in the Country. He understands how consuming buying or selling a home can be, and is committed to creating the best possible experience for each of his clients. They can trust that they are receiving the highest level of support and guidance as they prepare for this new venture.
John is a graduate of the University of Maine School of Business, with degrees in Finance & Accounting. He joins the Landing Real Estate team with over seven years of sales experience; five of which were in the Finance & Banking industries. During that time, he assisted many clients with the financial side of real estate transactions.
In June, John and his girlfriend welcomed their son, Atlas. In their spare time, they enjoy being active and creating new memories with each other; exploring all that our beautiful state has to offer.
With John’s experience, knowledge, and dedication, clients can be confident that partnering with him and Landing Real estate will prove to be an excellent decision.
Small business has always been a part of Cindy’s life. Growing up on a potato farm in Northern Maine, she knew business was where she wanted to be. Moving to Southern Maine in 2004, quickly learning Real Estate was her passion, she got into the business in 2005, working as an administrator for a small agency, and got licensed in 2009 when she moved to a larger company. Cindy has continued to grow as a powerhouse agent, helping buyers and sellers make their real estate goals a reality.
Michael comes from a strong background in Sales with focusing on building customer relationships. After obtaining his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern Maine in 2016, he decided to focus on pursuing a career in Real Estate as it has been a lifelong passion of his. As your Realtor, Michael will be an advocate for you and will work tirelessly to promote your best interests. He will accomplish this through constant communication and by being accessible whenever you need him. Born and raised in the Portland area, Michael has become an expert on the area and the great appeal of Maine. When not assisting clients, Michael enjoys creating memories with family and friends, interior and exterior design, and exploring new places.
Matt Childs’ passion for real estate started at an early age, growing up around his family’s building company in Central Maine. In high school, Matt began working for the company and for 7 years was able to experience the joy brought to people moving into their dream home, all while gaining extensive and invaluable knowledge of the construction process from inception to completion. Later, Matt began a successful career in automobile sales and honed his skills listening to the needs and desires of the public. Now a resident of Falmouth where he lives with his wife Jessica and boxer Ainsley, Matt is eager to bring this knowledge back to his true passion – real estate. Whether it be on the coast, in the city, or up in the mountains, Matt will work with you to buy or sell your home, guiding you through the process from beginning to end and leading you to a stress-free and successful closing. When not helping Maine residents with all of their real estate needs, you can find Matt traveling to sporting events and concerts throughout New England!
Mariya grew up in Old Orchard Beach Maine, lived in Boston from 2010-2016, then moved back to the place she knew was always meant to call home. She now resides in Westbrook, Maine with her husband, stepdaughter, and dog Kayden. She prides herself with her patience and loyalty. She will go above and beyond to show her clients that she is there for them every step of the way throughout the buying or selling process. Recently purchasing land and building her lifelong home with her husband, she understands the importance and dedication that comes along with the decision making in this process. She is all about making that personal connection with you, making you feel comfortable, and helping you meet all of your buying or selling needs. If you are looking to work with someone who is down to earth, knowledgeable, and dedicated to you, contact Mariya to help assist you with your real estate goals.