Pender Blake Group is committed to making a difference in real estate. They are referral based agents and do not market to the general public like most Realtors. This means they rely on their clients to refer them to others. Referrals are the biggest thank you they feel their clients can give them. This belief has translated into a very successful team who truly cares about their client’s goals and dreams. They are devoted to providing outstanding customer service, communication, and integrity. This commitment has resulted in satisfied clients and proven results. Pender Blake Group has received numerous honors and are consistent top producers. In 2016 they were listed as one of the Top 500 Teams for REMAX in the state of Texas, top 18 for Tarrant County, and one of the top three teams for their office. As a team they specialize in mid size to luxury homes and investment properties. They are all Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist, member of the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing, and members of the REMAX Heritage Luxury Division.
Lisa Pender-Sutherlin, Broker, CLHMS, CRS, CNE, GMA, CNHSS
Lisa Pender-Sutherlin, Broker, CLHMS, CRS, CNE, GMA, CNHSS – Lisa is a native Texan. She was inspired to become a Realtor during the process of searching for her first home in Texas. The Realtor that was helping her was not very efficient and failed to communicate. Lisa had a sales and marketing background and knew she could make a difference in the profession. She obtained her license in December of 2000. Her first year in real estate she received recognition for top sales. She is Licensed Real Estate Broker and Agent, a Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist, a Certified Residential Specialist, Certified New Home Sales Specialist, a Global Marketing Agent, and a Certified Negotiation Expert. She also has an Associates Degree in Communication and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business. Lisa spends her spare time with her children, going to real estate events, traveling, and working out.
Jolynn “JoJo” Blake, Broker Associate, CRLS, CRBS, MCNE, CLHMS
Jolynn “JoJo” Blake, Broker Associate, CRLS, CRBS, MCNE, CLHMS – JoJo became a Realtor in September of 2006 and became Lisa’s partner at that time. JoJo has a great attitude and a love for people. She provides meaningful information along the way helping our clients make informed decisions. She has been relocated across the country multiple times due to her husband’s career and has a first hand experience in the relocation process. JoJo is a Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist, a Certified Residential Listing Specialist, a Certified Residential Buyers Specialist, a Master Certified Negotiation Expert, and has a Bachelors of Business Administration Degree in Marketing. JoJo and her husband Dan have two grown children, and three grand-children. In her spare time, when she is not playing with her grandchild, she loves to run, garden, volunteer for her church, and is learning to play the piano.
Caroline Briggs, CRBS, CRLS, CLHMS, hablo español, parle français
Caroline Briggs, CRBS, CRLS, CLHMS – After relocating eight times in 13 years, Caroline decided to become a Realtor while living in Kansas City. She has personal perspective and expertise, which benefit those relocating to DFW. In March 2015 she obtained her real estate license in Texas and joined The Pender Blake Team. Caroline is a Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist. Caroline is a pro at keeping difficult transactions together. She ran a volunteer women’s service organization for several years giving her the skill-set to manage people and to inspire them to work together. Caroline’s family is from Spain, she is fluent in Spanish and French. Caroline is married to her husband Todd. They have three boys, two daughter in-laws, and a granddaughter. Two dogs round out the family. They will soon be empty nesters. Caroline enjoys volunteering for her church, and her son’s high school. Caroline also loves to spend time with her family, her dogs, to travel, garden, and cook.
While she is our newest agent, Marla has been involved in the real estate industry from the investment side for many years. Originally from Canada, she has lived overseas and relocated many times in the US as well. She has now lived in this area for nearly 15 years and has graduated multiple children from the acclaimed Westlake Academy, a school she has been deeply involved with since its infancy. Westlake Academy is consistently ranked as one of the top schools in the nation and continues to be a draw to those considering a move to the area along with the other outstanding schools here. She is also currently involved in construction for the Parade of Homes in the Park City, UT. “I absolutely love living in this area and commit to providing the comfortable, positive, successful experience home buying and selling should be.” She has a great eye for investment and design, a vast knowledge and love for the area, and a commitment to put people first. Marla and her husband, Rich, have four children.