(Chapel Hill, NC 2/9/2012) -- Masha Halpern with  Keller Williams Realty Chapel , NC, has earned the prestigious Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist designation in recognition of her experience, knowledge and expertise in the luxury home market.   Masha Halpern is an example of a real estate professional who has worked to develop market knowledge and the special skills and competencies necessary to provide exceptional service in the fine homes and estates marketplace,” said Institute President Laurie Moore-Moore, upon announcing Halpern’s designation.  “Affluent buyers and sellers can turn to sales professionals, like Masha Halpern, who have this designation and be confident that they have special expertise and experience in the luxury home marketplace.”

“I am committed to providing outstanding service to my clients,” said Masha “the Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist designation is evidence of my ability to meet the needs of affluent buyers and sellers.  My membership in The Institute for Luxury Home Marketing also provides me with marketing tools and networking capabilities that benefit my clients.”  

Masha Halpern is an award-winning real estate professional who has gone through special training and met performance standards in the upper tier market.  She has been in real estate since 1992 and specializes in the Chapel Hill & Durham luxury, historic and multi-million dollar market. Masha has been recognized as a top Broker in her field, and in the top 5% of all Realtors nationwide.

For current information on the upper tier market, Masha Halpern & The Smart Move Team at, 877-478-4669, 919-414-0337 or