About Susan Rains

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Meet Susan

Susan’s love of design, dedication to process, and desire to work with great people drew her to Compass. Before making the move to real estate, Susan spent many years as a rep and producer for a commercial photographer and film director, and then as a creative project manager. She learned the ins and outs of overseeing jobs from start to finish, wrangling budgets, negotiating every penny, and fussing over every detail. But the biggest rewards for her are the strong relationships she develops with her clients, and the process of working closely with them to deliver the best possible service with care, diligence, and integrity.
Susan’s real passions are all about people. She’s an enthusiastic champion of small local businesses, a willing tour guide for visitors and newcomers, and an avid investigator of everything that makes this area unique, from food to festivals to music to museums. After earning a degree in Journalism from Indiana University and winding through the Midwest and Colorado, Susan made her way to Raleigh in 2008, where she lives with her architect husband and two red-headed pups.

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