Giovanna McDonald Joins Long & Foster’s Grove Office in Richmond, Virginia

June 22, 2018
Vanna McDonald

Long & Foster Real Estate welcomes Giovanna “Vanna” McDonald to its Grove office in Richmond, Virginia. McDonald will specialize in working with homebuyers and sellers.

“We are very excited and fortunate to have Vanna join our team of highly trained professionals,” said Dawn Bradley, manager of the Grove office. “The combination of Long & Foster and Vanna’s unique skills and knowledge will no doubt provide the highest level of service to local buyers and sellers.”

McDonald is participating in Long & Foster’s Success Path program, which offers extensive training and resources for agents at any stage of their career. The program’s curriculum includes tools for agents to build their business, mentor-style programs, techniques for prospecting and working with buyers and sellers, skills for negotiating and more. McDonald holds membership in the Richmond Association of Realtors.

“The dynamics of today’s residential real estate market are constantly changing. Participating in our Success Path program has provided Vanna with the right tools to meet those changing dynamics,” said Larry “Boomer” Foster, president of Long & Foster Real Estate. “We welcome Vanna to Long & Foster, a company that has helped local buyers and sellers reach their homeownership goals for 50 years.”

“Over the years I’ve moved 12 times and have lived in Richmond for 16 years,”  said McDonald.   “Through my personal experiences, I have gained valuable insight and an understanding of the buying and selling process and people’s expectations.  I have experience working with a custom home builder, family members in the interior design business and the vision it takes when considering a renovation project.”

McDonald enjoys spending time with her husband, grown children, grandchildren and her black labs.  She loves being close to the water, wheter at the beach or the local rivers, and she enjoys boating and sailing.”

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