Dennis has served for many years on the Bucks County Association of Realtors (BCAR) Board of Directors, along with serving on numerous committees and task forces for the Association. He has served as President of BCAR in 2011 and again in 2013, and chairman of both the Professional Standards and Grievance Committees at various times.
Dennis was first licensed as a Pennsylvania real estate licensee (agent) in August of 1998. By October of 2001 he had obtained is Pennsylvania Associate Broker's License, which required meeting substantial additional education requirements in office management, real estate brokerage, valuation services, property management, real estate law and real estate investments. Additionally, he was required to meet the State mandated requirements of above-average production in real estate sales across a three-year period.
Designations from the National Association of Realtors include: Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR), Council of Residential Specialists (CRS), Graduate Real Estate Institute (GRI), Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES), Residential Accredited Appraiser (RAA).
In 2007 Dennis completed his residential appraising apprenticeship and earned his Pennsylvania Residential Appraisal Certification, with FHA roster status being granted shortly thereafter. Subsequently he organized DavMar Associates, LLC (a residential appraisal company), and has since become a "specialist" in appraising strange, unusual and unique properties of Bucks, Berks, Montgomery, Lehigh and Northampton Counties.
Dennis continues to serve on his Local and State Association Boards as a director or committee member. He is also a member of the Lehigh Valley Association of Realtors (LVAR), the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors (PAR) and the National Association of Realtors (NAR).
In 2013, Dennis had the great honor or being one of the founding members of the Bucks County Real Estate Institute (BCREI), and currently serves as Chairman of the Board of BCREI. Dennis has since instructed on real estate and appraisal topics for the institute, along with teaching the National Association of Realtors Code of Ethics program for both the Bucks and Lehigh Valley Association of Realtors.
Dennis enjoys spending as much time with his family as he can, whether it be camping, hunting, skeet/trap shooting or building pine wood derby cars.
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Dennis R. Lawrence
Dennis Lawrence is the Broker of Record and owner of Narrow Gate Real Estate LLC, and owner of DavMar Associates, LLC. Dennis has spent his entire professional career in sales or management of various real estate or retail companies.
Dennis grew up in the Pennridge area and currently resides in Quakertown with his wife and four children.