The Agency enters Virginia with Chesapeake office

The Agency makes its way down the coast with move into Chesapeake

The workplace marks the luxurious brokerage’s first foray into the state of Virginia and the corporate’s 67th workplace to this point.

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Boutique luxurious brokerage The Company has made its first foray into the state of Virginia with a brand new franchise workplace in Chesapeake, the corporate has knowledgeable Inman.

Mauricio Umansky

The transfer is one among The Company’s newest down the East Coast, having added workplaces in Long Island’s South Shore and Cape Cod extra just lately amongst others. It marks the brokerage’s 67th workplace to this point because it continues to broaden globally. Managing Companions Alan and Betsy Thompson will lead the brand new workplace.

“We’re so excited to be launching our first workplace within the nice state of Virginia in lovely Chesapeake,” Mauricio Umansky, founder and CEO of The Company, mentioned in an announcement. “Alan and Betsy Thompson are two of probably the most completed actual property brokers within the space and we’re thrilled to welcome them to The Company household, realizing they are going to be unimaginable stewards of our model and tradition.”

The median gross sales worth of a house in Chesapeake was $365,000 in October 2022, up 11.7 p.c 12 months over 12 months, in line with Redfin. The variety of properties bought was down 26.3 p.c 12 months over 12 months, and houses stayed available on the market for a median of 28 days, up from 23 days the earlier 12 months.

Jim Ramsay | The Company

“We’re excited to additional broaden our presence on the East Coast as we launch our first workplace in Virginia,” Jim Ramsay, govt vp of franchise gross sales at The Company, mentioned in an announcement. “Set in and alongside the coast, Chesapeake is dwelling to a few of Virginia’s most coveted actual property and the world’s flouring market aligns completely with The Company’s brand and ethos.”

Alan and Betsy Thompson are established Realtors in Chesapeake who’ve acquired quite a few accolades all through their careers. Previous to becoming a member of The Company, the married couple ran Fortunate Properties LLC beneath Alan Thompson’s management as principal dealer and proprietor for practically 5 years. Their markets of specialization embody Virginia Seashore, Williamsburg, Chesapeake, Norfolk, Suffolk, Smithfield, Poquoson and Yorktown.

Alan Thompson | The Company

Over the course of his profession, Alan Thompson has bought greater than $400 million in actual property and oversaw greater than 50,000 transactions whereas dealer/proprietor at Fortunate Properties. He’s been the recipient of the Virginia Realtors Actual Property Agent of the Yr award, the Virginia Realtors Educator of the Yr award and was named a High 40 Beneath 40 Enterprise Leaders by Inside Enterprise.

Betsy Thompson was voted the No. 1 agent in Coastal Virginia by Coastal Virginia journal for 3 consecutive years and is presently the No. 1 agent in Chesapeake, Virginia, in line with Dealer Metrics information. She is a frequent visitor speaker of actual property podcasts and webinars, together with the Tom Ferry Teaching Community.

Betsy Thompson | The Company

“Chesapeake is a singular area of Virginia that gives unparalleled entry to the bay, rivers, parks and an array of distinct neighborhoods, in addition to top-rated native faculties, all whereas being inside driving distance of main city hubs, similar to Richmond and Washington, D.C.,” Alan Thompson mentioned in an announcement. “Our booming actual property market holds good synergy with The Company’s world model and huge community of companions. I couldn’t be extra honored to convey The Company to Virginia for the primary time ever as we launch right here in Coastal Virginia.”

The Company Chesapeake is positioned at 821 Battlefield Blvd. S., Chesapeake, Virginia.

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