- Scott MacDonald, Scott MacDonald, Broker of REMAX Gateway
- RE/MAX Gateway
- Brand Affiliation
- RE/MAX International Inc.
- Contact Scott MacDonald, Scott MacDonald, Broker of REMAX Gateway (RE/MAX Gateway)
- Office Phone
- (703) 652-5777
- Alt. Phone
- (703) 652-5847
- (703) 263-2510
- 4090B Lafayette Center Drive, Chantilly, VA, 20151
- REMAX Gateway provides leadership to real estate agents, offering innovative ways to help them excel and achieve. We place a strong emphasis on education and professional growth.
The real estate market is ever changing. It takes constant evaluation, review of recent trends to forecast a potential future and education of agents through mastermind groups and real estate information exchanges. These are areas in which we excel at RE/MAX Gateway. In addition, we do weekly training on topical issues currently affecting our market, provide quarterly economic summits from regional and national experts and hold sessions on business planning, team development, and leadership to name just a few. Our lead generation systems, tools and resources coupled with these educational opportunities help enable our agents to suceed in any market. Vier our training calendar...
When experience and solid advice on the real estate market are needed, I can help. With over 25 years of experience and several hundred sales, I can help guide both buyers and sellers smoothly through virtually any residential real estate transaction. Our business was built on providing excellent customer service and follow through to help our clients achieve their real estate goals so that they would be confident in referring us in the future to everyone they know looking to buy or sell homes.
This same level of commitment to our clients has carried over to how we treat our agents and help them to succeed in today's fluctuating market.
If you or anyone you know would like our assistance, we'd be happy to help.
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Areas of Expertise:
We help people advance their careers in real estate through a multitude of educational experiences and resources. We also advise our clients, providing them with the pertinent market information necessary to make informed decisions when buying and selling houses.
As local area experts with knowledge of the Washington Metro Area, our objective is to work diligently to assist our clients in helping them make the right decisions when it comes to meeting their real estate goals. Our agents are licensed in VA, MD, DC and WV.
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"I had the honor to meet Scott at the RE/MAX International Owners Training back in 2001. We both went through the owners training together. I have watched Scott take his business from zero to great in a very short time. He is one of the most dedicated, creative and honest people I have ever met. If you are looking for the best in the industry, your search stop right here. Scott is the best of the best.."
-Basel Tarabein, Broker/Owner, RE/MAX AT HOME
"I have known Scott for over 20 years now and have always found him to be honest, ethical and above reproach. He is always positive and brings great energy to whatever endeavor he is involved with. He is the consummate professional and an asset to the real estate industry."
-Spencer Marker, Broker, Spencer Marker & Co - Long & Foster Realtors
"Scott is a stand up person and I am glad I have had the opportunity to work with him. He takes customer service to the next level by not only meeting you with a smile and a handshake, but taking the time to listen to your needs and doing his best to help you fulfill them. The excellent customer service that Scott is known for having has also been shown by everyone I have met on the RE/MAX Gateway team. I am confident in recommending not only Scott but anyone that he has working with him."
-Robert Chambers, Market Coordinator, Accelerent
"As a lifelong sales professional with over 25 years of experience I have had been managed/coached by many different types of people. Scott is the best! The culture of success he has developed at RE/MAX Gateway is extraordinary. I guarantee, if you follow his process success is assured. Aside from his skills as a real estate professional Scott is one of the most outstanding individuals I have ever met. He puts 110% of himself in everything he does. The end August will mark my fourth anniversary with RE/MAX Gateway. Thanks for a great four years Scott. I look forward to many more!"
-Ray Repage, Real Estate Consultant, RE/MAX Gateway
"I have had the privilege of enjoying my entire professional real estate career at RE/MAX Gateway under Scott's leadership and tutelage. I have not seen another brokerage that compares to the culture that he has established at RE/MAX Gateway and gives me the leeway to maximize success at my own pace. It is a culture of growth that provides the building blocks needed for success. If you bring the basic characteristics needed to be successful as an entrepreneur including a thirst for knowledge, the desire to excel, an open-mind, and the ability to apply elements of the numerous tools available to you to your business to help foster your success. If you are not comfortable with the latter, then Scott and his team makes themselves available to coach you towards success!"
-Lorrie Hunter, Realtor, RE/MAX Gateway
"As the Broker/Owner of Re/Max Gateway- with offices in both Fairfax county and Loudoun - Scott has great vision for his company and the excellent agents he recruits. He is constantly looking to provide his agents with cutting-edge technology and resources to promote their business growth. As a Broker, he exemplifies the Re/Max Logo ... "Above the Crowd""
-Paddy Murphy, The Murphy Group, RE/MAX Gateway, Realtor
"Scott is an extremely dedicated Real Estate professional in an industry that is demanding more and more every day. Scott delivers above and beyond the expectations of those he works for and partners with. I highly recommend him and his ReMax organization in Chantilly."
-Sean Levesque, Loan Consultant, Home Loan Experts/World Savings
"Scott is extremely knowledgeable, supportive, and proactive. He provides everything he promises: generous and creative training schedules, one-on-one mentoring, advertising and networking opportunities. Any agent looking for a launching pad to success should be at RE/MAX Gateway!"
-Robert Walters, Associate Broker VA, MD, DC
"Scott exemplifies what teamwork and a "can-do" spirit are all about. He connects, he motivates, he gives of himself and inspires the best in everyone else. And he has a great sense of humor."
-Morgan Knull, Realtor & Epicurean, Re/Max Gateway
"Scott and I have worked together on various real estate investment and service opportunity. Scott has proven himself to be: - Effective - he produces results; - Trustworthy - he is as good as his word plus a bit; - Focused and thoughtful - he brings up good points and is insightful; - Experienced - he knows his market and his business. As a result, he is the sort of individual we are well served to work with; - Loyal - Scott stands by and with those he has relationships even when convenience could lead other ways; and - Has the capacity through the size and scope of his business to bring cash (directly or through a wide range of quality lenders), human resources, and expert connections needed for a successful transaction."
-Blake Ratcliff, Consultant, Return Property Mgmt, Normandy Holdings, EOP
"Scott offers a work empowered work environment with all the tools necessarry for the experienced agent as well as new career minded Realtors. Scott offers as much or as little hands on support you require. The team of Remax Gateway Realtors are a good reflection of its leadership."
-Phillip Vera, Realtor, The Hunter Group and Remax Gateway
"I spent 20 years at RE/MAX, and can endorse Scott without hesitation. Scott has built an office that helps the individual agent maximize their sales and income, while at the same time not intruding into the agent's individual approach to business. He implements new technology, and doesn't go through analysis paralysis. The friendliness and and personal synergy in his office is almost startling, compared to other offices. If an agent is looking to affiliate with a great RE/MAX broker, they should look no further than Scott MacDonald and RE/MAX Gateway."
-Andy Norton, Associate Broker, RE/MAX
"Scott is probably one of the most ethical, upstanding real estate Brokers in the community. Working for and with Scott is possibly the best decision I have ever made, I believe that with his support and his knowledge of the industry, my growth as a realtor will be to his credit. Aside from being and excellent Broker, Scott is a great philanthropist-he cares very much about the quaility of life for others and is continuously involved in many charitable organizations. If any one is considerring joining Scott in either Real Esate or any other business opportunity they will be making a very solid decision with Scott."
-Ann Richardson, Licensed Realtor
"Scott created and runs the most progressive real estate brokerage in the area. As an owner and president he implements programs designed to create more business for the agents that work at RE/MAX Gateway. He has created an environment where agents will excel in any market. If you are considering joining a new brokerage and want to join the best, RE/MAX Gateway is the place to be."
-John Rumcik, Realtor, Remax Gateway
"What can I say, he's professional and his team knows their stuff. The innovation that Scott has implemented in his business for customer service and training should be implemented throughout the real estate world. In our world customer service is key and I believe that's what you will find working with Scott and his team"
-David Keuhner, CEO, Destination Cellars
"If you are a realtor looking for a home, you should come to RE/MAX Gateway. Office space is office space, but Scott makes the difference. We have mentoring groups, bi-weekly training,& client events...everything you need to help you grow your business. He is happy to schedule regular one on one sessions with you or meet to help you solve the tough problems. He is well connected and respected within NVAR and he has got your back. Scott works for you...you do not work for Scott."
-Jan & Steve Bachman, Realtor/Real Estate Consultant, RE/MAX Gateway
"I have had the privilege of working with Scott and his team over the past five years. There's no one more qualified or experienced to guide you through a real estate transaction. Scott and his team are some of the best real estate agents in Northern VA."
-Keith Broyles, Inspector, FairView Home Inspections, LLC
"Scott and his organization is a "Class Act" He always does what he says he's going to do in the timeframe he previously states! A true professional and prefectionist. I would highly recommend Scott to anyone!"
"Scott's personal dedication and work ethic make him a valuable team partner to anyone interested in building their business and profession."
-R. Lee Acker, Broker Owner, REMAX 200 Realty
"Scott is a really great guy...he is one of the best brokers I've met...he even accompanied me to the recent RIS Media Annual Conference in New York! He is consistently available as a mentor and manager especially when I need him...more importantly, he takes the time to meet with me every week to discuss business strategy and new growth opportunities. He's met with me for five years and counting... He brings the knowledge and commitment to help the agents succeed and lets them know how well they are doing...continually encouraging and guiding..."
-Bryan Felder, Owner, The Virginia Realty Group
"Scott is a fantastic Real Estate Broker and owner of RE/MAX Gateway. He supports all the agents whenever they need and makes all resources available to us to be able to be the best Real Estate franchise in the world!"
-Bridgete Newman, Realtor, RE/MAX Gateway
"Scott impressed me as soon as I met him. He is extremely kind and welcoming. He is compassionate about his company and his employees. He goes out of his was to make people feel comfortable and encourage their success. Scott is a natural leader, which combined with his knowledge and expertise in the real estate market, makes him a phenomenal real estate company owner and broker. I am lucky to know Scott and I encourage others to get to know him as well."
-Helen Krause, Marketing Director, Dominion Title Corporation
"Scott is a winner! I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a driven, self-motivated and proven real estate professional."
"Scott has always done an amazing job with any clients that have worked with himself along with George Mason Mortgage. If you are looking for a true professional and someone with his client's best interests in mind then look no further. I would recommend Scott to anyone I know."
"Scott has been my broker at RE/MAX Gateway for the past 7 years. He cares about his agents and their success and goes out of his way to help them achieve their goals. The training he provides at RE/MAX Gateway is unbelievable. Every type of training you can think of is provided to help you be successful. Scott's positive, can-do attitude is one of the traits that makes him the best broker in Northern Virginia."
-Paul Hunter, Owner - President - Realtor, The Hunter Group - RE/MAX Gateway
"I met Scott long before he became President of ReMax Gateway and have admired his expertise in the real estate industry. Scott is a wonderful leader and sets a fine example for his agents and staff."
-Sandy Hazelwood, Owner, Hazelwood Title & Escrow, Inc.
"Scott is a highly energetic manager who is well respected in the industry. I have photographed many of his agents from both offices on several occasions and have always felt a friendly but professional aptmosphere to his offices. He also always pays my invoices promptly. A real plus! I would be happy to work with Scott anytime! ~Clarice"
-Clarice Russiell, Owner, Salutation Station
"I have worked in the real estate business since 2001 as a new homes sales consultant. During that time I have worked with hundreds of realtor and brokers. I can honestly say that many of them have come and gone, but I still to this day keep in contact with Scott. The reason being is that he is extremely personalable, does what he says he is going to do and knows his business. Scott is always the professional and during the numerous opportunities that we have worked together we have never had an issue arrise. I look forward to working together with Scott more in the future."
"Scott is someone who leads by example and he has built the best real estate organization I have ever been involved in during 19 years in the business. Scott provides everything his agents could imagine needing to succeed, and then some. It is not a stretch to say that there are NO agents better prepared to excel than those who work for RE/MAX Gateway and with Scott MacDonald, and the productivity of this franchise bears this out. It's been a joy and a priviledge for me to be part of the team."
-Chris Dominick, Associate Broker, RE/MAX Gateway
"I was sales manager of a national franchise real estate office. Scott was the top producer in the office. He was on the cutting edge with technology and always sought new ways to increase his business. He was not afraid to take calculated risks to improve his customer service. Scott is an innovator and a community leader. He was a joy to work with. It is no surprise that he now owns his own RE/MAX franchise and continues to dominate sales in his Northern Virginia market."
-Frank Zedar, Real Estate Broker, RE/MAX Oceanside, Palm Coast, FL
"It has been my privilege to serve as a consultant and a business coach to Scott. He is an energetic, insightful and cutting edge leader of people. His commitment to excellence and his ability to inspire the people on his team make him an exceptional leader. His commitment to the highest standards of customer service make him a leader in his industry and cause him to attract the best of the best for his team."
-Walt Tomme, CEO / President, Paradigm Leadership Solutions
"I've worked with Scott over the last few years and can personally attest to his professionalism, hard work and dedication to success, not only for himself, but for all of those around him. Whether its buying or selling a home or some other business venture, Scott is a trusted business colleague that I am happy to endorse."
-Matthew Cooke, Director Sales, IceWEB (via acquisition of iPlicity, Inc.)
"Scott is an excellent Broker and manager at RE/MAX Gateway. It amazes me how he handles 3 offices and over 85 agents and always has a smile on his face. He is open to change and is always willing to listen to my ideas."
-Kate Casey, Vice President, RE/MAX Gateway
"Scott is a true professional who cares about the success of his agents. He consistently explores ideas to better the morale and performance of his agents."
-Robert Commodari, Realtor, RE/MAX Elite Realty
"Scott is a leader - he's motivational, supportive and has a wealth of knowledge that he's eager to share with his agents. He provides his agents with tools and opportunities to learn and grow, with in-house training classes, outside speakers and on-line training information. He is always just a phone call away!"
-Lisa Thurston, Realtor, RE/MAX Gateway
"Scott MacDonald is a giant among RE/MAX owners that I have had the privilege of meeting and working with around the country. He has a brilliant mind for our business; creative in his approach to marketing and running his business. His associates are among the most fortunate in the industy to have him as their mentor and leader. I've always said he is the "EverReady Bunny" of our group. His energy and love for what he does is endless."
-Grayson Hodge, CIPS, CRB, CRS, CLHMS, GRI, TRC, President, RE/MAX Preferred Associates
"Scott has one of the top performing real estate offices in the metropolitan area. His office is professional, energetic and on the cutting edge of ways to benefit not only his employees but customers as well. I appreciate working with professionals such as Scott due to his honesty, energy and results."
-Joe Modes, Moving Consultant, JK Moving & Storage, Inc.
"What Scott has provided here at RE/MAX Gateway is far above that of any other brokers I have been affiliated with. We have EXCELLENT resources, EXCELLENT training, and a superior support of our business endeavors. I must say, moving to Gateway has been the best move I made!! Respectfully, S. Mark Hastings"
-Mark Hastings, Agent, Re/Max Gateway