Walter Key Joins Long & Foster’s Old Ivy Sales Office in Charlottesville, Virginia

August 10, 2018
Walter Key

Long & Foster Real Estate welcomes Walter Key to its Old Ivy office in Charlottesville, Virginia. Key will specialize in working with homebuyers and sellers.

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

Key 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. Key holds membership in the Charlottesville Area Association of Realtors.

“Walt is a wonderful addition to our Long & Foster family. He started his career as a Realtor while still working full time for the Navy, said Rachel Foster, managing broker of  the Old Ivy Sales Office. “He has an outstanding work ethic, and his commitment to his clients is admirable. He also has a contagious enthusiasm for this business.”

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

Key was born in Rockdale, Texas. After extensive travel, he now calls central Virginia his home. A relocation expert by personal experience, Key has lived in nine different locations and has traveled to almost every state in America as well as sixteen countries. His breadth of experience and knowledge of culture has given him a great appreciation for people and a passion for helping them achieve their dreams.

In addition to being well-traveled, Key has been teaching personal finance for more than13 years and has developed a well-rounded set of skills to help educate and coach people through the major financial decisions of their lives. He now carries that same dedication and care into his real estate career where he uses his greatest talents and passions to add value to the relationships he builds through the home buying and selling process. As part of the Long & Foster family, Key brings access to the company’s other lines of business including mortgage and title services, insurance, relocation, property management and vacation rentals – all of the tools necessary to help clients find and own their dream home.

When not actively engaged in helping people achieve their goals, Key enjoys running, teaching personal finance, spending time with his family and volunteering in the community. Contact him  to see how he can put his passion, talent and purpose to work for you.

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