A native of Choctaw County, Mississippi, Diane attended Mississippi State University majoring in English Education. Prior to her real estate sales career, Diane worked as assistant to a commercial/industrial MAI appraiser in Shreveport, Louisiana, and assistant to a commercial real estate lending officer at a large Mississippi financial institution.
Diane has been licensed to sell real estate for 25+ years and has worked in 3 university towns: Starkville, Mississippi; Columbia, Missouri; and Blacksburg, Virginia. Diane and her late husband Dan Boon, DVM, relocated to Blacksburg in 1998 when Dan joined the faculty of Virginia Tech Veterinary College.
While all agents are required to complete a minimum number of continuing education hours in order to retain their state licenses, Diane has always been dedicated to maintaining the highest level of expertise and knowledge through classes, seminars, and independent study that extends far beyond the minimum requirements. She has achieved the industry’s highest designations and certifications including Certified Residential Specialist; Seller Representative Specialist; and Pricing Strategy Advisor.
Besides helping buyers and sellers from all over the US, Diane has enjoyed the privilege and experience of serving international clients from Argentina, Bulgaria, China, France, India, Italy, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Puerto Rico, Scotland, South Korea, and Taiwan. Diane’s guiding philosophy is to provide all her clients with the same high level of service regardless of the scope of their needs or the dollar amount of the transaction.
Diane is “bonus Mom” to daughter Kelly, son-in-law Paul, and four grandchildren. She is a Paul Harris Fellow in Rotary International and a member of Blacksburg Rotary Club. She enjoys movies, books, trivia games, cooking, gardening, the outdoors, and sports (especially college football).
With 25+ years of experience, Diane has the knowledge, education, resources, and expertise to work through any issues that might arise and to successfully manage your transaction from listing to closing. Diane is always ready to hear from you whether you want to buy, sell, or just need answers to general questions - give Diane a call today!