Teresa has lived in many places throughout the US including many years living in Puerto Rico. She studied at Christopher Newport University and graduated with honors. She moved to Weston, FL in 2002. In 2003 she acquired her real estate license and has since thrived in the business regardless of economic restraints. Teresa’s extensive market knowledge derives from her diverse influential business background in the banking industry where she worked as a Business Development Manager for a Royal Bank of Canada and Business Loan Officer for Import/Export Bank.
Currently, Teresa is the founder of The Santana Group. She is now a licensed Real Estate Broker Associate, partnered with one of the most modern and innovative brokers in South Florida, Compass Realty. As a Broker Associate and Team Leader, she is ranked among the top Five Realtors in the City of Weston 2016-2019 and Top Half of 1% of Broward County. The Santana Group was award Top 50 in the Nation for Latino Agents Awards from the National Association Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) in 2019 and awarded as one of the “10 Best Real Estate Agents for 2019” by the American Institute of Real Estate Agents.
Teresa Specializes in connecting International Buyers with the right Seller utilizing the most technically savvy marketing campaign on all of her listings. The team’s diverse and business background provides the skills to understand the client’s lifestyles, needs, language preference, and cultural background. These skills allow the team to make the right connection every time. If you’re thinking about selling your home, The Santana Group will have your buyer from all parts of the world.
As a Multi-Million Dollar Top Producer, Teresa earned her designation as a Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist and Certified Million Dollar Guild from the Institute of Luxury Home Marketing. The Santana Group's 5 Star reviews are outstanding and they continue to become as the most ACTIVE members of Zillow and other top real estate related internet sites. Teresa keeps up with all of the latest technology in real estate and has strong relationships with all of her past clients.
Teresa enjoys working alongside her husband, Armando Santana, as they both contribute their best efforts into The Santana Group year-round. In her spare time, Teresa goes to the gym for her daily workouts. She loves spending time with family whenever she has the chance. The following organizations are near and dear to her heart as they hit close to home for her and her family: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Alzheimer’s Disease, and Cystic Fibrosis. She regularly donates to these organizations and prays for those affected by these illnesses. Teresa has an eye for interior design and appreciates a well-decorated home.
Teresa is truly an expert with all of her years of experience. She looks forward to working with you and helping you from start to finish in your real estate endeavors.
**Recognized Latino Awards: Team by Sales Volume Top 50 Nationally (NAHREP)**
**Awarded "10 Best Real Estate Agent for 2019" by the American Institute of Real Estate Professionals**
Armando was raised in Puerto Rico. He served in the Army proudly for 8 years. Armando has over 20 years in corporate sales and marketing for various technology companies including Microsoft where he was the Territory Sales Manager of the North Caribbean among other positions within his 12 years with the company. He was the Caribbean General Manager for Software One for 5 years before deciding to enter into Real Estate.
As the Chief Operating Officer and co-founder of the Santana Group, he assists with all operational decisions and over-sees production while supervising all of the team’s deals, analyzing sales data, and managing the budget. While he is also a licensed realtor and an expert in Weston and the surrounding areas, he assists many clients with selling their homes with his strong negotiation abilities and full support in each deal. He has many great qualities that add to the success of the team. Altogether Armando is truly a secret weapon for the team’s business strategies.
Armando will prepare a customized marketing plan to showcase your home, bringing it to the top of the search engines, this means that your home will have more hits, which means more showings and concludes in a faster sale.
Outside of The Santana Group, Armando loves his family. He is a proud husband, father of four, and grandfather of four amazing children. He enjoys playing golf, spending time with friends and family and loves to travel. Armando is an excellent chef, cooking all of his favorite dishes on any given day of the week. He has lived in Weston since 2002 and loves his community.
Armando plays a big role in the success of the team leading the earnings of multiple awards. The Santana Group @ Compass has been recognized by NAHREP Latino Awards: earning the Team by Sales Volume Top 50 National Award, Top 10 Best Real Estate Agents of 2019 by the American Institute of Real Estate Professionals. The Santana Group is one of the top bilingual teams in Weston, FL and surrounding areas. We are dedicated to guiding you every step of the home buying and selling process. We look forward to working with you.