Meet Team Foster

Meet Team Foster

Team Foster

Tere Foster

Managing Broker, CRS*, GRI*

Direct • Text // 425-637-8373

Tere Foster is one of the highest producing residential agents in the nation based on sales volume. She has nearly 30 years of experience in selling residential properties in Washington.

Tere is highly-regarded by her clients, as well as by her peers, for having a high level of integrity, in-depth market knowledge, and an incredible work ethic.  Tere created Team Foster over 10 years ago with the mission of providing incomparable client service.  Tere’s expertise in waterfront and estate properties and Team Foster’s exceptional client service have led them to record sales volume and has resulted in Tere and Team Foster being recognized in The Wall Street Journal as one of the top real estate teams in the country.

Tere serves as a member of Forum XXII, an exclusive organization comprised of 22 of the top residential brokers in the Seattle area, and is a member of three additional networking organizations of top brokers in Seattle and on the Eastside. In keeping with Team Foster’s focus on international sales, Tere is a member of the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA) and a member of the Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce.

Tere has created and maintained long-standing relationships with many members of the community, both professionally and personally, through her involvement in charitable organizations.  Tere served on the Board of Trustees of the Bellevue Boys and Girls Club for 25 years and is also a past-President of the board.  Tere also a past member of the Board of Trustees of the Bellevue Police Foundation and is actively involved in many other community organizations.

Tere and her husband, Stanbery—a trust and estate lawyer, reside in Bellevue.

*Managing Broker, Certified Residential Specialist and Graduate Realtor Institute

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Moya Skillman

Broker, ASP

Direct • Text // 425-637-8373

Moya Skillman is co-founder of Team Foster with her mother, Tere Foster. Moya has over 15 years of experience in residential real estate. Team Foster sells over $200 Million annually.

Moya is a Broker and an Accredited Staging Professional. She leads Team Foster’s marketing vision of print, digital and social media including Instagram, Facebook and video technologies. Her attention to detail ensures that every client receives outstanding service.

In February of 2016, Moya along with Tere and four other partners, founded Avenue Properties. In less than two years, Avenue was named to the Top 10 Largest Real Estate Companies in the Northwest by the Puget Sound Business Journal. In September 2018, Avenue properties joined with COMPASS Real Estate.

Moya is also a founding member of the Breakfast Club, a networking group for the next generation of top-producing agents in the Puget Sound area. She is actively involved in the Seattle King County Association of Realtors and the Young Professionals Network for SKCAR.

Moya has appeared on HGTV and CNBC and has been featured in The Wall Street JournalThe New York TimesThe Seattle TimesThe Puget Sound Business Journal and other media channels.

In keeping with Team Foster’s focus on international sales, Moya is a member of the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA) and the Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce.

Prior to her career in real estate, Moya spent seven years on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC working for elected officials and with senior executives from the top high-tech companies in the country.

Moya is actively involved in the community. Currently Moya serves as the co-chair of the Board of Trustees for the KidsQuest Children’s Museum.  In addition, she is involved with the Boys and Girls Club of Bellevue and other community organizations.


Moya lives in Medina, WA with her husband and two children.

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Ashley Brown

Operations Director

Ashley rejoined our team in July 2013 after spending four years in the high tech industry.  She also has three years prior experience in residential real estate.  Ashley serves as Operations Director where she manages the day-to-day functions of Team Foster and ensures that the team provides the highest level of service to every client.  In an environment that at times can be quite fast-paced, our clients greatly value Ashley’s ability to get things done while paying attention to detail.  Ashley grew up on the Eastside.  She is a graduate of Bellevue High School and the University of Washington.

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Erin Wheadon

Transactions and Operations Director

Erin joined our team in November of 2004. She serves as the Transaction and Operations Director for our clients. She is responsible for managing each component of every transaction as we work towards a successful close. Erin has worked in real estate since September 1999. Her knowledge of the local real estate market, organizational skills and her consistent customer service benefits each and every one of our clients.

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Allie Hall

Licensed Assistant, Listing Manager

Allie joined Team Foster in the winter of 2014. Serving as our Listing Manager, she plays a key role on our team ensuring immediate attention is paid to every client. Allie’s exceptional ability to foster relationships has made her an essential addition. Native to the eastside, Allie grew up nearby in Redmond and is a graduate of Seattle Pacific University where she studied communications and business. She previously worked in the tech industry for a start-up software company assisting the CEO and also has experience ranging from land development to general real estate.

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Debbie T. Lin 林多加

Licensed Assistant, International Sales Manager

Debbie Lin joined Team Foster in the winter of 2014. She is a member of the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA). Debbie provides bilingual services in Mandarin Chinese and English to international parties. Debbie is a licensed assistant and manages broker opens, coordinates marketing activities and is present at all showings with international buyers and agents. Debbie graduated from Biola University in Southern California with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. Debbie is from Taipei, Taiwan with a family background in real estate investments.

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Andrew Sellers

Licensed Assistant, Showing Manager

Andrew rejoined Team Foster in the winter of 2016 after seven years pursuing entrepreneurial endeavors. He has seven years of residential real estate experience, including two with Team Foster. Serving as our Showing Manager, he plays a key role on our team facilitating the showing needs of current and prospective clients. Andrew is a life-long resident of Washington state and attended the University of Washington. Growing up around real estate law and development, he has a keen interest in real estate investing and development. Andrew ensures all of our clients receive the highest level of service and enjoy the process at the same time.

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Lance Harwell

Concierge Services Manager

Lance joined Team Foster in the summer of 2015 as Concierge Services Manager.  Lance is originally from the Bay Area but has called the Pacific Northwest home for the past 20 years. Prior to joining Team Foster, Lance served in a number of roles. Lance owned a residential design/build firm credited with designing projects in some of the best homes in the Seattle area and the Eastside. He also worked at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in an executive support role. This combination of experience and his depth of customer service skills makes Lance a great asset to our clients. He provides exceptional service from finding service providers during the pre-market process to finding household support upon move in.  He is a great resource for our clients, even long after the home sale is closed.

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Julianne Jacobsen

Team Support Coordinator

Julianne joined the team in April 2018 after working for Miele as the showroom manager. Julianne is our Team Support Coordinator. Julianne enjoys the fast-pace, ever changing world of real estate and offers our clients immediate attention and excellent customer service. Julianne was born and raised on the eastside and graduated from Eastern Washington University with Business Management degree. Julianne currently lives in Snoqualmie Ridge with her husband and also enjoys working as a part time personal trainer.

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Chris Cordeux

Staging Director

Chris joined our team in the Summer of 2017. Originally from London, England, Chris has 20 years of work and management experience in Visuals for several iconic British brands. His exceptional background in furniture, homewares and fashion provides a fresh outlook on space and design. Creating inspirational and imaginative interiors is what he does best. As our Staging Director, Chris utilizes his knowledge of architecture and design to curate aspirational spaces for our clients.

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Lacie Powell

Lifestyle Editor

Driven by a passion for all things chic; fashion, events and home, Lacie founded her boutique lifestyling firm in 2011 and was privileged to begin styling videos for Team Foster in 2018. Prior to starting her business, Lacie worked with the likes of Vogue Magazine, Microsoft and The Bellevue Collection making her no stranger to fast-paced environments or providing the highest level of client service. Lacie now serves discerning clientele whose hectic lifestyle is matched only by the desire for quality and resistance to sacrificing style and taste just because life gets busy. With services ranging from wardrobe consulting to special event planning to home decorating, she provides one-of-a-kind inspiration tailored to life’s most intimate and creative moments.