Long and Foster Real Estate welcomes Karen Lavallee to its Short Pump office in Richmond, Virginia. Lavallee will specialize in working with homebuyers and sellers.
“We are very excited and fortunate to have Karen join our team of highly trained professionals,” said Claire Forcier-Rowe, manager of the Short Pump office. The combination of Long & Foster and Karen’s unique skills and knowledge will no doubt provide the highest level of service to local buyers and sellers.”
Lavallee 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. All of this real estate specific training coupled with Laxallee’s extensive marketing and advertising background with national firms make a perfect combination for real estate success.
“We welcome Karen to Long and Foster, a company that has helped local buyers and sellers reach their homeownership goals for nearly 50 years,” said Gary Scott, president of Long & Foster Real Estate.
“Once I interviewed with Long & Foster, I quickly made the decision to join this dynamic company,” said Lavallee. “Their training is exceptional and gives any Long & Foster agent an edge for their buyers and sellers.”
An avid golfer, Lavallee is also a tennis player and holds a certificate in interior design from the Interior Design Institute of Southern California. She is also an experienced home stager. Lavallee also volunteers at both Altria and Dominion Energy Center. Born and raised in Richmond, Lavallee returned to Richmond after a long and successful career in marketing and advertising to embark on a career in real estate.
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