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Why Military Families and Newly Built Homes Make a Good Match

Source: Newhomesourceprofessional.com
January 3, 2016

As a Realtor, your duty is to serve your clients with the best possible insight into how to match their wish list with their budget.

When your clients are active-duty members of the military or veterans, your duty comes with an added sense of responsibility: to do the best you can for those who have given their best to protect our country.

A challenge for military families with one or both spouses on active duty is the possibility of a transfer. Yet most members of the military want to buy a home if they can, even if they must sell within a few years, says Eric Hughes, a sales associate with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty in Richmond, Va., near the Fort Lee military base... Read more

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Brokerage Offers Training for Military Families to Become Real Estate Agents

Source: Washingtonpost.com
December 29, 2015

Veterans, active-duty members of the military, or those getting ready to transition out of the military and their spouses have an opportunity to become real estate agents with the help of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty’s Real Heroes program.

The program covers up to $2,500 in upfront costs, including training, licensing exams, errors and omissions insurance, membership fees for real estate associations, and some marketing costs... Read more

Richmond, VA

BHHS PenFed Realty in Richmond expands again with acquisition

Source: Richmond Times Dispatch
December 10, 2015

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty in Richmond announced Thursday that it will join forces with Century 21 Signature Realty of Virginia.

Century 21 principals Carol Haley and Becky Accashian, their sales team of 10 agents and three employees in property management will become part of the BHHS PenFed team.

"Carol and Becky are two of the top-notch brokers in the city," said Earl Jackson, regional vice president for Richmond operations of BHHS PenFed Realty. "They are very active in the home-building market." ... Read more

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Giving Military Vets a Career Jumpstart

Source: Realtor.org
August, 2015

Col. Randolph Haufe served as a logistics officer in the U.S. Army for 25 years. He helped coordinate the massive task of establishing bases and moving 10,000 people, along with food, water, equipment, and supplies, in remote areas of Iraq and Afghanistan.

And even though it’s hard to compare real estate to the service of a military officer, Haufe’s experience, in many ways, prepared him for the next chapter of his life.

Haufe retired from the Army last year and immediately pursued his real estate license. "In a military career, you have to be organized, be a good planner, be proactive, and be a people person; all those skills translate [to real estate]," says Haufe, who knows a thing or two about contracts... Read more

A strong foundation of leadership

Keeping the Momentum Going

Source: RISMedia Real Estate Magazine

For Kevin Wiles and Tommy Carruthers, two members of the managing executive team at Prudential PenFed Realty, the firm’s extraordinary growth over the past few years has been a thrilling and gratifying ride. The company doubled production in a single year, and since 2010, has seen 1,100 percent growth in agent population and more than 1,300 percent growth in units sold... Read more

 

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