In 1978, Chambersburg native Phyllis Bender began her
career as a real estate agent. At that time she was looking for a
meaningful and satisfying profession, but in the past thirty years,
Phyllis business choice has turned into one of the most successful
stories of any Realtor in the Chambersburg area. Over her real estate
career, Phyllis has earned awards and accolades that many other real
estate professionals merely dream of earning, such as being inducted
into the Re/Max Hall of Fame in 2007 as well as receiving numerous
awards from PMRAR, which include the Distinguished Service Award in
2005, Realtor of the Year in 2007 and being a long standing member of
their Education Committee. But awards and honors are not what make a
good agent, and Phyllis understands just that. Besides her GRI, CRS and
ABR designations, Phyllis is constantly receiving training and
certification in a wide variety of fields pertaining to her passion of
real estate. The combination of lifelong experience, extensive training
and a driving passion has made it possible for Phyllis Bender to help
buyers find their perfect property and help sellers market their
property for a successful sale.
Throughout her long career, Phyllis has had the pleasure of helping hundreds, if not more, clients of hers realize their dreams of either finding their first home within Chambersburg or improving their current living arrangements for the better. With each passing year and successful transaction, Phyllis continues to meet new people and constantly learn about her growing profession, two of the main reasons she enjoys her career. Phyllis takes that knowledge and care and uses it to her client’s best advantage, providing them with all the information they will need during this possibly confusing time. With the real estate landscape constantly changing, clients in today’s market need an agent that can stay ahead of the curve, and that is one of Phyllis’ main goals. With a positive attitude, she reminds her clients to stay optimistic and not get wrapped up in what the national news media outlets maybe saying. She also reminds clients that the woes of the rest of the country are not necessarily the woes of Chambersburg, as this small Pennsylvanian town has a stable yet growing job market with also an extremely low unemployment rate, all qualities that shield Chambersburg from some of the heartache and financial sorrow others may be experiencing.
A lifelong native to the area herself, Phyllis Bender has never found a good enough reason to move away from Chambersburg. Phyllis has raised two daughters and one son within this city’s borders, those of which have provided Phyllis with six grandchildren and three great grandchildren, all of which Phyllis is proud to say live very nearby. That large and close of an extended family is evidence enough that this town can provide for all. Whether starting a new family or simple looking for a better place for an existing one, Chambersburg is one of the best areas anywhere in the great state of Pennsylvania. And with Phyllis Bender on your side, you can be certain that you find exactly the kind of honesty, trustworthiness, and detailed persistence you would expect out of a Realtor within this pristine community. As Phyllis says herself, “Our hearts are still rooted in at-home values,” and when you begin to work closely with Phyllis, she will do everything in her power to find you that perfect home where you and your values with flourish.