More About Me
Vlaja was born in the Ukraine and moved to Connecticut when she was 6 years old. She lived in Connecticut through her college years, graduated from Quinnipiac University, and then met her husband in Mallorca Spain, a beautiful, romantic island in the Mediterranean Sea. They moved to Gainesville Florida and both her sons graduated from UF. They moved to Palm Coast 10 years ago. She and her husband presently live in Tidelands with their 2 Pugs. She also fosters pugs for Central Florida Pug Rescue and always has one or two extra little critters that are in need of forever loving homes. Vlaja worked in the Medical field for over ten years. Eight years ago, she entered the Real Estate arena and earned her GRI. Vlaja's passion and expertise in Real Estate includes STAGING. She has also completed many successful Short Sales, and she is a Short Sale Foreclosure Resource (SFR). Vlaja's international background has helped her earn her CIPS (Certified International Property Specialist) Designation, and she is certified for Transnational Referrals. She earned her Senior Citizen Specialist Accreditation (SRES). Her enthusiasm for Real Estate ensures that every transaction goes smoothly, and always exceeds her customer's expectations. Whether someone is looking for their first home, investment property, luxury home, townhome or condos, she welcomes the opportunity to provide worldwide class service. Vlaja has earned the Diamond Elite Award, a highly coveted designation that less than 1% of all Realtors with Real Living ever achieve for 4 years running.

Working with Vlaja

Having worked in the medical field for 10+ years, with her attention to detail, exceptional people skills and committment to providing a high level of customer service, the world of Real Estate was a perfect career change for her in 2004. 

In addition to her Real Estate license, Vlaja holds a Graduate Realtor Institute Certification (GRI), Real Estate Negotiator Expert and this past year earned the Premier Service Diamond Elite Award, which is an award for high recognition for excellence in customer service and given only to the top 1% of Realtors. Additionally, she holds her Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES) designation and is qualified to assist seniors in housing sales and purchases.

She truly feels that real estate is now a lifetime endeavor and has found it immensely reqarding and gratifying to assist people with their Real Estate needs as she did when she was in the medical field.

Community Involvement

Vlaja believes in giving back to her community and has been very active with numerous non-profit organizations such as Ronald Mcdonald House, Jude's Children"s Hospital and the Flagler Humane Society.  She has a love for animals and in addition to being a pet owner of two adorable pugs and two kitties, she is a foster mom for the Central Florida Pug Rescue organization. Therefore are always one or two extra little critters to cuddle at her house

Why Coldwell Banker

Pairing with Coldwell Banker Premier Properties was the other perfect piece of the puzzle for her. They are recognized as one of the most trusted and reputable Real Estate brands in the world, experts and masters of Real Estate marketing and have a huge online presence, with  an international network and global connection and they are  leaders in the luxury market. These things are the distinctive mix for Vlaja along with her earning a RESA Certified Staging Advocate certification.

Vlaja feels that staging one's property is critical, with most of her listings going under contract in less than 30 days when staged and priced correctly. This sets her apart from other Realtors, as it's a proven fact that properties that are staged well, sell faster and for a better price.

Let Vlaja assist you with selling or buying your home; whether it be in an exclusive gated community, ICW condominium, investment property or a luxury estate so you can discover the unique lifestyle, natural beauty and delightful climate that Flagler County Florida has to offer.