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Real Estate Broker, Property Manager, and Real Estate Investment Advisor with over a decade of experience helping First Time & Experienced Buyers, Sellers, and Landlords in Hampton Roads.
My History and Background
As a graduate of Southern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science in Adult Education and HR Management, I enjoy helping others. After serving in the US Navy for eight years, I spent a decade in Information Technology Management for franchise systems, building two brands from obscurity to common household names. During a time of personal economic downturn, the mere fact that I owned rental properties afforded me options that otherwise would not have existed. I wanted to help others understand the strategic value of owning real estate beyond their primary residence as a way to bring more options to the table. So, in 2003, I returned to the real estate profession and Several years later, I obtained my Broker license. I have concentrated on property management for absentee landlords and investors. Additionally, I maintain a personal inventory of sale listings, often past clients I represented when they purchased the property. I enjoy my work with first time buyers and people relocating to the Hampton Roads area also.
In 2007, I joined Exit Realty once he understood the significant advantages the brand offers for agents and the clients they represent. I continued building his personal rental portfolio as well as assisting others who need professional property management. I also taught others how to create a path to wealth with residential rental properties.
In addition to representing the owners of properties he manages, I enjoys putting my marketing experience to work for sellers with property in Hampton Roads. When it comes to representing buyers, past clients tell me I excel. I have personally rehabbed properties from a simple updating to major renovations. Once I have a good understanding of what a buyers' goals are, I am able to put my database search skills to work to locate the perfect property, whether it's their first house or investment property or their twenty-first.
To: Me and one of my preferred lenders after getting Alvin his first house. Date: Monday, February 22, 2010 Subject: My House Rocks
I appreciate what yall did for me. Loving my home! Everything is almost setup. Now just have to wait till my wife gets here for it to be complete!!! Thanks again! Thank you, Alvin D. Franklin Jr, SSgt, USAF
EXiT Realty is the fastest growing Real Estate brand in history in North America. Learn how to make more than 100% (real money-cash as closings occur, not profit sharing at the end of the year if there is a profit). And with EXiT Realty, you continue getting paid even after you stop selling! Check out my website for additional info.
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.