MEET ERIC AND DEANNA

 
Deanna Dopslaf
Owner/Qualified Broker

deanna@thesouthwestlife.com

M: 505.307.1129

O: 505.897.1100

 
Eric Dopslaf
Co-Owner/Associate Broker

eric@thesouthwestlife.com

M: 505.306.0527

O: 505.897.1100

Deanna and Eric are one of the top husband and wife teams in New Mexico real estate. They have been in real estate for over 18 years combined as licensed professionals. In addition to their personal real estate investing history, they offer the experience our clients deserve.

Deanna focuses on sellers, property enhancement and marketing, and ensuring that our customers get to the closing table with as smooth a transaction as possible. She takes special care to ensure that our sellers hit the market with their best foot forward. Her top-notch property enhancement program has resulted in a 98.96% Sold to List Price Ratio and an amazing 19 days average on market. During the real estate market crash in 2008-9, Deanna was the top short sale agent in New Mexico. In addition, Deanna serves as an elected zoning commissioner for the Paradise Hills Special Zoning District and brings a unique perspective to homeowners and property value enhancement.

Eric commits his time working with our Buyers and has an intuitive ability to match buyers with the right home. In addition, Eric actively participates in the business community building the team’s business network and serving as an ambassador with the Albuquerque West Chamber of Commerce.

Licensed in New Mexico, Deanna and Eric have built a stellar reputation as hard-working, responsive and adaptive agents. The have cultivated an extensive world-wide referral network over the course of their career, which accounts for much of their business today. They also offer in depth experience with flip or hold investors, owner financing and senior transitions and more. Deanna and Eric come together to provide our clients with a full-service experience.

Deanna’s Credentials:

* Qualifying Broker - KW New Mexico Referral Network
* Productivity Coach/Success Coach
* Agent Leadership Council for Keller Williams Realty
* Military Relocation Specialist
* Member of the Albuquerque West Chamber of Commerce
* Certified Default Resolution Specialist (CDRS-Elite)
* Member of the Greater Albuquerque Association of REALTORS®, REALTOR® Association of New Mexico and the National Association of REALTORS®
* Mark Moreland Award Winner 2010 – Short Sale Specialization
* Founder of the Albuquerque Business Builders
* Alumnae Member of Kappa Kappa Gamma Fraternity
* Graduate of The George Washington University, B.A. in Public Affairs
* Special Zoning District Commissioner for the Paradise Hills Special Zoning District

Eric’s Credentials:

* Ambassador for the Albuquerque West Chamber of Commerce
* Productivity Coach/Success Coach
* Agent Leadership Council for Keller Williams Realty
* Member of the Greater Albuquerque Association of REALTORS®, REALTOR® Association of New Mexico and the National Association of REALTORS®
* Retired USAF
* Graduate of Park University with a B.A. in Business and Embry Riddle University with a M.A.S. in Aeronautical Sciences
* Military Relocation Specialist

A Bit about our Personal Life

Eric and Deanna have 5 fantastic children ranging in ages from 19 to 36 years old and five beautiful grandchildren. Their children have attended school at University of New Mexico, Central New Mexico, Cibola High School, Bosque School and Cross of Hope Lutheran Elementary School right here in Albuquerque. Avid dog lovers, the have adopted all three of their pups, Yogi, Lucy and Goomba from local rescues. In addition, they support Paws and Stripes, a local charity focused on helping veterans suffering from PTSD and TBI find and train service dogs.

After over 30 years of service, Eric’s military career landed them in New Mexico, “The Land of Enchantment” and they have been “Enchanted” ever since. They are passionate about exploring the Southwest and sharing their love of farmer’s markets, local wineries, the growing microbrewery scene, amazing restaurants, the New Mexico movie industry, festivals and more.

Our Values

HONOR
Honor your Customers, your Business Partners and Yourself


CONTRIBUTION
Service Before Self


KNOWLEDGE
Begin with the Beginners Mind and have a Continual Thirst for Knowledge


COMMITMENT
Say what you mean and do what you say. Make bold promises and keep them.

Our Vision

 • We believe in keeping our customers IN CONTROL.

• We EDUCATE our clients so they have everything they need to know in order to INTELLIGENTLY EVALUATE THEIR CHOICES. Information EMPOWERS our clients and helps them to TAKE ACTION.

• We believe that the best interests of our CLIENTS WILL ALWAYS COME FIRST and we will place the clients’ concerns ahead of our own in each and every transaction.

• We believe in being totally honest when advising clients regarding the pricing and marketability of their property. The only way that each of us can achieve our goals is by being truthful, even if it means losing a listing or a sale.

• At the end of the day, it is not the person who sells the most that wins…it is the person who solves the biggest problem, by having the best solution, and ADDING THE MOST VALUE.

• We will pursue the highest levels of professional education and technical innovation so that we may best represent our clients.

• We believe that working hard at something you love to do, with people you trust, is one of the greatest experiences in life.

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