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Meet Ruben Vera, Realtor®

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Meet Ruben Vera, Realtor®

Ruben Vera

If you want a studly Tom Cruise look-alike agent, while I’d like to think I come close, that’s not me. If you’re looking for a smooth talker who drives up in the latest model Benz, wearing a custom tailored Brioni suit and Testoni leather shoes… that’s not me either.  However, if you desire a real estate professional that genuinely cares about your needs and is known for hisexperience, honesty, and integrity – that’s me!

“Thousands of Realtors… only one Ruben.” 

I’m is committed to making your real estate experience top knotch; whether your are new to buying or quite seasoned.  Today’s challenging market requires your real estate professional to be savvy, strategic, and looking out for your best interest!!

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The truth is, I love what I do!  I thoroughly enjoy helping my clients achieve their real estate goals.  Since first time homebuyers, distressed homeowners, luxury buyers/sellers, investors, and retail sellers all have different needs, I focus on every client with individual care and attention.  Allow me to combine my vast industry experience, professional & academic achievements, Internet savvy, and overall real estate know how, and put them all to work FOR YOU!

I find great fulfillment in serving my clients well.  However, my greatest joy comes from being with my beautiful wife & three amazing kids, great friends & relatives, and knowing a loving God.  Despite life’s unavoidable challenges and difficulties, I consider myself a blessed man.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • National Association of Realtors (NAR)
  • Virginia Association of Realtors (VAR)
  • Hampton Roads Realtors Association (HRRA)
  • Young Professionals Network (YPN)

TESTIMONIALS:

  • “We’re so glad we found you!  We will always remember you for one of the best days of our lives!  You made our family’s dream come true.  Thank you!” — Jamie & Kim Moreria (Virginia Beach, VA)
  • “Ruben kept fighting to make this sale happen even after the point most reasonable people would have given up out of sheer frustration.  The mortgage lenders clearly tried to make things difficult, but Ruben always maintained his professionalism, and found solutions when all hope seemed lost.  I would gladly recommend him to anyone needing to sell their home. —Patrick McReynolds (Scottsdale, AZ)
  • “Ruben was excellent in understanding and dealing with our lender issues.” —Stacin & Lorri Martin (Chesapeake, VA)
  • “In a vast sea of available Realtors, there is one real estate professional that has earned my personal trust, respect, and friendhsip… Ruben Vera.  He has my highest endorsement.” — Dr. Lynne Robbins (Williamsburg, VA)
  • “I was amazed when our house sold in one day; and for far more than we had anticipated!!  You’re the best!” — Joseph & Tiffany Schmidt (Winston-Salem, NC)
  • “We have done two transactions with Ruben so far, and have been thoroughly satisfied.  He is efficient, experienced, and repeatedly went the extra mile on our behalf.  He has definitely earned our future business.” — Jerry & Debbi Smith (Virginia Beach, VA)
  • “Ruben, you’re awesome!” — Darin & Lorene Wales (Virginia Beach, VA)
  • “Thanks a bunch, Ruben!  We sure appreciate your help!” — Kevin & Megan Becker(Chesapeake, VA)
  • “Ruben provided us with tons of information that we will be able to use in the future.” —Janice Crosby (Norfolk, VA)
  • “I want to thank Ruben again for doing what other agents could not.  We love our home and thanks to Ruben, the home buying process was nowhere near the nightmare I’d heard it was.  I was pleasant, fun, fast, and wonderful.  Thank you so much.” — Daniel & Jessica Gossett(Chesapeake, VA)
  • “How relieved I was to know that Ruben was handling everything in Norfolk while I resided in Ohio.  I appreciate the high caliber service.” — Dennis Voss (McClure, OH)
  • “Thanks for helping both us and my friends.  I told them you would be the man for the job!  You have such a great heart and commitment to excellence.” — Derrick & Kerri Frank(Bainbridge, PA)

Call Ruben to get started at 757-581-9058!

Meet Andrew Nichols, Realtor®

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Andrew Nichols with Exit Realty Central

Exit Realty Central LogoI am Andrew Nichols, a life-long native of the Hampton Roads area. My father arrived here by way of the military and resided in Norfolk, much like many of us. I have live in four cities on the Southside and have a personal understanding and feel of the whole area. I bring to the table, 20 years of experience as a Realtor, Mortgage Banker, and Real Estate investor. Working on different sides of Real Estate brings great value to your experience and benefit with me on your team.
I have a great understanding of customer service and negotiation with the right attitude and persistence to achieve positive results for my clients, whether buying or selling.
I look forward in taking you “All the way Home”.
Call me direct at 757 439 4912.
Andrew Nichols

Office Phone: 757-466-1009
Cell Phone: 757-439-4912

Call Andrew Nichols at 757-439-4912 and get started!

Meet Sara Vaughn, Realtor®!

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Meet Sara Vaughn, Realtor®

Sara Vaughn is a full time REALTOR who has been making her clients dreams a reality for over 12 years.  Sara Vaughn’s extensive knowledge and experience in helping Buyers, Sellers and Investors provide her with a unique view of the real estate market and trends that she is able to share with her clients to help them make the best decision for their needs and desires. A long time resident of Norfolk, Virginia, Sara Vaughn sells residential properties in Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Ha

mpton and Newport News (Hampton Roads area). Sara Vaughn also has a great understanding of the unique Real Estate needs of the Military.  She previously Served the Military as a Civil Service Employee for over 15 years.  Her husband served 16 years in the Navy and currently works as a Government Contractor. Sara cares about her community by being an active member of the Roosevelt area Civic League.  Sara Vaughn is a warm and caring person who always has the best interest of others at heart, be it her family, her clients, or any person in need. As an agent who’s an expert in this local area, Sara Vaughn brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise about buying and selling real estate in the Hampton Roads. It’s not the same everywhere, so you need someone you can trust for up-to-date information. I am eager to serve you. Here are some of the things I can do for you: Find Your Next Home You need someone who knows this area inside and out! I can work with you to find the right home at the right price for you, including all the neighborhood amenities that matter – not to mention the essential criteria you have for your ideal home Exit Realty Central LogoSell a Home When it’s time to move, you need someone who will advertise your home, show to prospective buyers, negotiate the purchase contract, arrange financing, oversee the inspections, handle all necessary paperwork and supervise the closing. I can take care of everything you need, from start to close. Consult on Home Selling Tactics Often times buyers don’t visualize living in your home the way you do. I can make your home attractive to its ideal audience – which can help you get top dollar. Things like staging the home, making repairs or minor improvements, or even simply painting the walls can be the difference between a home resting on the market and one that’s sold fast. Sara Vaughn is here to help you throughout this wonderful Journey!

Meet Devaughn Church, Realtor®

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Meet Devaughn Church, Realtor®

Dee has over 30 years in the Customer Service field and has brought that experience and knowledge to her Real Estate career. Earning her license in 2017, she “hit the ground running” with a client ready to list! She has worked with and learned from some of the industry’s top agents and coaches to enhance her understanding of the market and all aspects of real estate. Dee is ready to help you with all your home solution needs in Hampton Roads. Whether you are buying, selling, relocating or investing, she is ready to assist her clients in realizing their real estate goals. Dee enjoys providing a direct hands-on approach with her clients, and is well backed by superb office support and the team at EXIT. She uses the latest internet technologies to market and find homes at an expert level. Dee understands that the purchase of a home is often the largest purchase a person will make in their lifetime. She believes REALTORS have an obligation to be well educated to provide the level of service and protection her client’s deserve. Dee earned a B.S. Degree in Business Administration from Old Dominion University. Her work ethic didn’t start in the real estate industry, but followed her from her Naval Supply Systems Command position where she earned numerous Performance, Service, Special Act and On the Spot Awards throughout her career. She has served as the Ministry Leader and a Team Leader on the Greeters Ministry at her church, as well as volunteers with the Homeless Ministry. She enjoys traveling, walking, exploring new eateries and spending time with her grandson.Exit Realty Central Logo

Office Phone: 757-466-1009
Cell Phone: 757-285-7577

 

Meet Daniel Boyters, Realtor®

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Meet Daniel Boyters, Realtor®

Let me be on your side!! As a real estate agent and Class-A Contractor, I literally know this area and these homes inside and out. As your agent, I will always look out for your best interest and I will not rest until you’ve found the perfect home or perfect buyer. As a contractor, I’ve spent years assessing the condition of homes for sale in our area, and I will be on your side when it comes to dealing with condition issues, Inspectors and Contractors.

Find Your Next Home
I was born in Hampton Roads and have lived here all my life , so needless to say, I know the area! I will listen to you and your needs and weed through as many properties as it takes to find your next home. I will climb on roofs and crawl under houses and through attics to uncover the dirty little secrets these houses are hiding so you won’t waste your time putting in an offer on a house that’s ready to fall down. Don’t let someone buy your dream home while you’re bidding on a money pit.

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Selling a Home
When selling your home, I will bring all of my experience in preparing homes for sale to make sure your house is appealing to perspective buyers. When I find a buyer for you, I will be by your side through the entire process including dealing with offers, counteroffers, home inspectors, contractors and whatever comes our way. Selling your home can be an emotional and stressful experience but I will be there every step of the way and make your concerns into my concerns.

We will make a great team, so lets get started making your dreams come true!!

Office Phone: 757-466-1009
Cell Phone: 757-374-8700

Meet Traci Georges, REALTOR®

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Meet Traci Georges, REALTOR®

Multi-talented, multi-faceted, and creative are all words that accurately describe Traci K. Georges. She is licensed Virginia REALTOR® and agent at EXIT Realty Central in the beautiful city of Norfolk, VA.

A native of the Hampton Roads area and a resident of Chesapeake for most of her life, Traci is an enthusiastic member and leader in her local area. As a strong voice in her community, she helps to lead many of the creative, administrative, and organizational aspects of community service projects along with demonstrating her true heart for empowering people in every area of their lives. She also enjoys singing, and motivational speaking.

She initiated her higher education at Oral Roberts University majoring in Music Education. She received her Bachelor’s of Science in Entrepreneurial Studies from Norfolk State University and later furthered her career in business administration and sales.

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Traci’s real estate goal is to show clients the best that Hampton Roads has to offer. When choosing Traci as your agent, you will have access to her full service firm, honesty, expertise, integrity and professionalism.

 

Traci is passionate about the needs and goals of her clients and she desires to bring peace of mind to buyers and sellers wanting to obtain a piece of the American dream – home ownership.

Call Traci to get started at 757-749-2953!

Meet Regina Thomas, REALTOR®

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Meet Regina Thomas, REALTOR®

Regina Thomas’s extensive knowledge and experience in real estate provides her a unique view of the real estate market and market trends that she is able to share with her clients to help them make the best decision for their individual needs.   Regina has been investing in real estate for over 27 years.

Based in Norfolk, Regina is the expert to help you with all your home buying and selling needs in Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Hampton, Newport News and Williamsburg.  Specializing in first time home buyers, the military, short sales, and foreclosures, Regina has the expertise necessary to assist her clients as they realize their real state goals.

Regina takes great pride in finding buyers the right home for them in the quickest time possible and with easy financing, often with low down payments.

Regina uses the latest internet technologies to market and find homes expertly to achieve outstanding results.

Regina believes that education is paramount to success and has completed intensive training covering a variety of topics from marketing listings for quick sale to negotiating contracts and helping sellers in danger of foreclosure.

Regina attended Norfolk State University, Tidewater Community College and furthered her education at Phoenix Online.  Her work ethic didn’t start in the real estate industry, but followed her from her past career; she was awarded top sales person in the region during her time at Verizon Yellow Pages while in sales and marketing.

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Regina is a member in good standing of the Virginia Association of REALTORS® (VAR), National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), and Hampton Roads REALTORS® Association (HRRA) in addition to the REIN Multiple Listings Service (MLS).  Regina believes REALTORS® should be involved in the communities where they work and Regina has served her community in many capacities.  She and EXIT Realty Central also support Habitat for Humanity having donated $2.25 million to the charity building 15 plus Habitat Homes.

Regina understands the stresses involved in the buying, selling, and relocation process and strives to alleviate these concerns for her clients.

Regina enjoys fishing, outdoor concerts and long walks on the beach.

Regina prides herself on accountability, attention to detail, and personal service allowing her to build lifelong relationships with her clients.  For Regina, it’s not about helping you purchase one home, it’s about helping you purchase a lifetime of homes.

Regina is ready to assist you with all your buying and selling needs on the Southside and Peninsula.  Call, text or email Regina today!

Call Regina to get started at 757-575-6219!

Meet Armin Harris, Realtor®

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Armin Harris, Realtor®

Hi, I am Armin Harris Sr., dedicated realtor, husband, and father. I have 18 years of combined experience in sales, real estate investments, and other services to my community. I currently reside in Va. Beach. Over the years I have lived and worked on the Peninsula and various neighboring cities. So I am very familiar and knowledgeable of the Hampton Roads area. Much of my success can be attributed to the fact that I have a very loving and understanding wife, son and daughter who understand the time, commitment, and leg work it takes to service my clients. But real estate is my passion and it is not enough to just satisfy my clients but to exceed all expectations of me as a Realtor. It is my belief that purchasing a home is not only a huge investment, but that it is also one of the biggest decisions that one will make in their lifetime. That is why I go above and beyond to make it a very enjoyable and smooth process. I live to learn and would love to share my knowledge and experience with you. Please contact me for assistance with your next selling or home purchase.

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Meet Phyllis Willoughby, Realtor®

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Meet Phyllis Willoughby, Realtor®

Thank you for visiting my site. I am privileged to have worked with many families both in my local market area and from around the world.  I am educated in real estate, specializing in diverse cultures and countries.  My experience has helped me satisfy the needs and goals of clients and customers around the world. 

I will provide a one-of-a-kind quality of personal service that you’ll want to recommend to all your friends and associates.

Credentials

  • CIPSCertified International Property Specialist (I was the first graduate in Hampton Roads to receive the CIPS designation, and the first African American Woman Nationally to receive it.)
  • CRB – Certified Residential Broker
  • CRS – Certified Residential Specialist
  • GRI – Graduate Realtor Institute
  • ABR – Accredited Buyer Representative
  • Associate Broker – William E Wood and Associates
  • NAR’s   “AT HOME WITH DIVERSITY: ONE AMERICA”
  • Approved REO Specialist

What do the Designations mean?

Background information

I first became a licensed Realtor in 1986 after attending Old Dominion University. I became a licensed Real Estate Broker in 1990. During my career I have sold and marketed hundreds of properties.

Because of my personal sales success and my communication skills, I am frequently requested to teach other Realtors how to effectively sell and market real estate Nationally and Internationally.       I am privileged to have addressed many Universities, High Schools and Non-profit Organizations regarding the buying and selling process.

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Real estate is a personal service business. Don’t hire a company. Hire a person.       Expect knowledge and skill from the Realtor that you hire in the area of financing, contracts, negotiating and marketing. Select a Realtor with a track record of producing results. The right agent makes all the difference.

I specialize in International Real Estate, Cultural Diversity, Creative Financing, Property Management, VA and REO properties, Investments  Buyer Brokering, and I am a fierce negotiator.

Buying and selling a home should not be left to chance and it is not something that you let a “friend try”. Trust the buying or selling of your home only to a professional. Accept nothing less than excellence.

Whether you are looking to buy or sell a home, a homesite, or investment property, I promise results for you and communication along the way. Please let me know how I can assist you.

Call Phyllis to get started! 757-434-5812

Meet Timothy Churchwell, Commercial Realtor®, CCIM

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Meet Timothy Churchwell, Commercial Realtor®, CCIM

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Exit Realty is one of the largest real estate companies in North America with thousands of independently owned and operated offices in Canada and the United States.  The company’s leaders have been recognized internationally as pioneers and strategic thinkers both within the real estate industry and in business.

Commercial And Special Markets Alliance

Exit Commercial and Special Markets Alliance is a group of commercial agents across multiple Exit Realty franchises who have standardized professionalism and training in commercial real estate.  The Alliance utilizes a collaborative, consultative approach with our clients.  We believe in working closely with our clients, forming long term, mutually beneficial relationships.  We cross train our agents to identify the needs and opportunities for our clients and team with appropriate specialists to meet those needs and opportunities.

Services offered by Commercial and Special Markets include:

Property Acquisitions and Dispositions

Investment Analysis

Property Valuations

Site Feasibility Analysis

Portfolio Analysis (Examining the risk and return of different properties within a real estate portfolio)

Tenant and Landlord Representation

Market Demographic Research and Forecasting

In conducting the above services, we often assist our clients with vendor relationship and management, financing, development, and facilities management, including property management.

Timothy Churchwell

Tim Churchwell received his BSBA in finance from East Carolina University and his CRPS from the College of Financial Planning.  He later earned his CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member), arguably the highest designation in real estate and has sat on the Executive Board for the Mid Atlantic chapter of CCIM.  He is the founder and managing director of the Commercial and Special Markets Alliance.  He has taught and consulted nationally on commercial real estate and guest lectured at Regent Law on commercial real estate.  During his career, he has earned numerous local and international awards.

Prior to entering real estate, Tim was a licensed New York Stock Exchange branch manager and was the founder and the managing director of The Cornerstone Advisory Group, a holistic financial planning division for a New York Stock Exchange firm.

Exit Realty Central LogoHe has sat on the board of directors for several organizations, including a federal credit union, an automobile buyer agency firm, and the Jefferson Davis Enterprise Zone and Business Incubator. He has consulted to organizations such as an international medical supply company, school district, financial services firms, real estate companies, and printing companies.

He is devoted to his family and community.  Some of his community involvements include Charter Member of the Huguenot Trail Rotary Club, board of Chesterfield CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), and President of the Smithfield Rotary Club.  When not working, he can often be found doing community activities with his children or hiking, boating, and traveling.