Sep. 26—In Beckley’s real estate sector, Carol Pugh is known for her dedication to clients and for her knowledge and expertise.
Pugh is the broker at Sigmund-McLean & Associates on Prince Street. In 2010, she and Realtor Don Martin completed a five-year buy-in plan and became co-owners of the agency.
Many in Beckley live in properties that Pugh has listed, sold, helped to develop and, in some cases, re-listed and sold again.
“I have so many stories, houses that I have sold two or three times, families that I have met along the way,” Pugh said. “There’s been a lot of property.”
In the late 1970s, Pugh was the mother of two young children. She enrolled in a real estate course at Beckley College taught by local estate agent Jim Lilly.
“It was just something I did,” she said. “I knew that I liked real estate, and it was a course I took, never thinking I would actually get a real estate license.”
But in the summer of 1989, her children — by then, she had…