Congratulations to Troy Brinkley of Impera Commercial and Land Company in Virginia Beach. Not only did Troy win the 2012 Platinum Commercial Sales & Leasing Achievement Award from the Hampton Roads REALTOR® Association, but NAR picked up on that. It added Troy to its list of National Commercial Award recipients, who were honored during the NAR Conference & Expo:
Get a terrific three-minute overview of the current Virginia housing market with the video edition of our quarterly Home Sales Report, hosted by VAR team member Director of Public Relations Stacey Ricks.
It’s a great way to see what’s happening in the state. (Brokers, it’s perfect for your next sales meeting.) And for all the details be sure to grab your free copy of the full Home Sales Report, too.
VAR team members CEO Terrie Suit, Vice President of Career Development Tracey Floridia, Director of Education Lili Paulk, and Editor and Information Analyst Andrew Kantor attended a meeting of the Virginia Real Estate Board’s Education Committee for a broad discussion of real estate education. The agenda included distance education as well as the content of continuing and post-licensure courses. Here’s a picture:
Terrie Suit, VAR’s Chief Executive Officer, has been named to Governor-Elect Terry McAuliffe’s transition committee.
“The challenges we face require leaders who will put old battles aside and find common ground to move us forward together. I have no doubt that this transition committee will help me build an administration that is ready to hit the ground running on the issues that matter most to Virginia families.”
VAR team members Marketing and Communications Manager Christine Hodges, Editor and Information Analyst Andrew Kantor, Information Technology Manager Michael McFall, Director of Public Relations Stacey Ricks, and Creative Manager Mike Rupertus took a trip to the Fredericksburg Area Association of REALTORS®.
They met with FAAR CEO Pat Breme, Marketing Director Lynn DeSena, and other staff to talk about how FAAR and VAR can work together to help members and share best practices.
Here are a couple of pictures from the trip:
VAR CEO Terrie Suit met up with some other Virginia association executives while attending the NAR Convention & Expo in San Francisco. Here’s a photo:
Several past VAR presidents, along with 2014 President Bradley J. Boland, President-Elect Deborah Baisden, and CEO Terrie Suit attended NAR’s Inaugural Gala on November 7 in San Francisco — part of the annual REALTORS® Conference & Expo. The gala celebrated the 2014 NAR Leadership Team, including 2014 President Steve Brown of Dayton, Ohio.
Check out the great picture: