Irene May Joins Long & Foster’s Smith Mountain Lake Office in Moneta, Virginia

March 21, 2017
Irene May
Irene May

Long & Foster Real Estate, the largest independent residential real estate company in the United States, welcomes Irene May to its Smith Mountain Lake office, in Moneta, Virginia. May will specialize in working with homebuyers and sellers.

“We are very excited and fortunate to have Irene join our team of highly trained professionals,” said Donna Greer, manager of the Smith Mountain Lake office. “The combination of Long & Foster and Irene unique skills and knowledge will no doubt provide the highest level of service to local buyers and sellers.”

May 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. May holds membership in the Roanoke Valley Association of Realtors.

“Becoming a real estate agent has been a long-term goal of mine, and Long & Foster impressed me with their solid training and launch support to help ensure my early and long-term success,” May said.

“The dynamics of today’s residential real estate market are constantly changing. Participating in our Success Path program has provided Irene with the right tools to meet those changing dynamics,” said Gary Scott, president of Long & Foster Real Estate. “We welcome Irene to Long & Foster, a company that has helped local buyers and sellers reach their homeownership goals for more than 45 years.”

May is originally from the Washington, D.C., area, and she received a Bachelor of Science in biology in 2000 from George Mason University. Shortly thereafter, she moved to the Roanoke area, where she met and married her husband, Darren. They currently live in Rocky Mount on a small farm with their three children and numerous pets. They have spent the last 15 years working on and investing in real estate. May said she is excited to use her real estate experience and knowledge to help clients realize their real estate dreams.

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