Long & Foster Real Estate welcomes Marilyn Santiago to its Oceanfront/Coastal office in Virginia Beach. Santiago will specialize in working with homebuyers and sellers.
“We are very excited and fortunate to have Marilyn join our team of highly trained professionals,” said Tina Holt, manager of the Oceanfront/Coastal office. “The combination of Long & Foster and Marilyn’s unique skills and knowledge will no doubt provide the highest level of service to local buyers and sellers.”
Santiago 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. Santiago holds membership in the Hampton Roads Realtors Association.
“I loved the warm and welcoming feeling I had the first time I came to a meeting with branch manager Tina Holt. I loved the sense of team and community. I also like that Long & Foster is a well-established and reputable company in the area,” Santiago said.
“The dynamics of today’s residential real estate market are constantly changing. Participating in our Success Path program has provided Marilyn with the right tools to meet those changing dynamics,” said Boomer” Foster, president of Long & Foster Real Estate. “We welcome Marilyn to Long & Foster, a company that has helped local buyers and sellers reach their homeownership goals for over 50 years.”
Santiago comes to Long & Foster from the beautiful island of Puerto Rico. She was born in Fajardo and grew up in the small coastal town of Luquillo. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in a foreign language at the University of Puerto Rico. Growing up in an area that is known for its outdoor sports and beautiful beaches, Santiago has developed a love of surfing, running and yoga.
Since moving to Virginia Beach, Santiago has worked as a yoga instructor at Oceanfront Yoga, and waitressed at both Isle of Capri and No Frill Grill in Hilltop.
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