Elvina came into the real estate business after years of extensive research in biology as a Post-doctoral Research Associate at Cornell University. " I felt at home in Ithaca immediately after I came here with my daughter in 1992 for what was supposed to be a short-term scientific project" she recalls. Ithaca has so much to offer! It's an incredibly diverse community, has great educational institutions, a rich cultural life, and enchanting natural beauty. It all makes this area a unique place to live. Elvina is graduate of Manhattan's Real Estate Institute and a member of Ithaca Board of Realtors and Cornell Campus Club. She is Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker, Certified Commercial Real Estate Specialist, and Certified Home Staging Advisor. She brings to her business an undefeatable positive attitude, dedication, and a lot of energy. Her thorough knowledge of business and the market, and strong negotiating skills help her clients to achieve their goals either selling or purchasing their primary homes, vacation and lake retreats, rental and investment properties with proven record of success. Her hobbies include art, opera, good books, and history of art and science. She also enjoys cooking, traveling, and spending time with her many friends in Ithaca.