Maria strongly believes that education is the cornerstone of great service. The real estate industry is always changing and evolving. Her love of studying serves her clients well as she is always taking relevant courses to keep her at the forefront of the industry.

A consummate student, Maria has several degrees and diplomas outside of her Real Estate Licence obtained from the RECBC at the Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia. These include a degree in Management Training Programme, Major in Innovation Management 2006 Khabarovsk State Academy of Economics and Law, a Bachelors Degree in World Economy (2007) from Priamurski University of Agriculture & Business, Russia and a Korean and English Teaching Diploma(2004) from Khabarovsk State Pedagogical University. She continues her professional development by enrolling in relevant courses offered to realtors® here in BC as well. The latest of these is Certified Negotiation Expert® from Real Estate Negotiation Institute, 2013 and Master Certified Negotiation Expert® 2014.