About Laura PaknisLaura is a proud lifelong New Jersey resident (not counting those 4 years at East Carolina University..Go Pirates!) After a successful career as a buyer for large retail companies Laura decided to apply all of her budgeting, negotiating and market analysis skills to real estate. Laura’s expertise, paired with a longtime love of real estate & design, helps make Laura an exceptional real estate agent. In addition to helping buyers & sellers reach their real estate goals Laura works as West End’s in-house Restoration, Renovation & design specialist; working 1-on-1 with seller’s to guide them through potential updates and help them make informed decisions that will provide the best return & maximize functionality for resale.
Laura lives in Long Valley with her husband, their 3 sons and rescue dog. An avid football lover, Laura participates in fantasy football leagues and loves the outdoors (camping, hiking – you name it!) You can find Laura in any thrill seeking environment from spear fishing to demolition derby’s; she has even applied and interviewed to be on the show ‘Survivor’!