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Eastern Panhandle Board of REALTORS’ 2018 REALTOR Celebration

 

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Eastern Panhandle Board of REALTORS®
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An experienced real estate agent and broker, Patricia (Trish) Sanderson has facilitated property transactions through Crestar Realty in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, since 2005. Her duties with the firm include performing targeted market analysis and overseeing HOA (homeowners’ association) functions. To augment and inform her professional activities, Patricia Sanderson holds active membership in the Eastern Panhandle Board of REALTORS® (EPBR).

EPBR has promoted growth and development within the real estate industry in northeastern Virginia for more than four decades. As part of these efforts, EPBR recognizes the outstanding achievements of regional real estate professionals through events such as its Annual REALTOR® Celebration.

Sponsored by Integrity Home Mortgage, the 2018 EPBR REALTOR® Celebration took place on March 27, 2018, at Heritage Hall in Inwood, West Virginia. An event that gave industry leaders an opportunity to applaud the accomplishments of their colleagues, it offered special recognition to veteran REALTORS with memberships that stretch three decades or more. The 2018 EPBR REALTOR Celebration also featured dinner and drinks.

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Eastern Panhandle Board of REALTORS® Supports Education

 

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Eastern Panhandle Board of REALTORS®
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An accomplished REALTOR® in West Virginia, Patricia “Trish” Sanderson brings more than three decades of experience to her work as a licensed broker and real estate agent with Crestar Realty in Harpers Ferry. An active member of the wider real estate industry, Patricia Sanderson belongs to professional groups and organizations such as the Eastern Panhandle Board of REALTORS® (EPBR).

Since 1977, EPBR has been dedicated to serving the community of REALTORS® in the Eastern Panhandle region of West Virginia while advocating for equal housing and private property rights. The organization supports its members through a combination of networking events, legislative advocacy, and helpful resources.

Additionally, EPBR maintains a robust education program that includes regularly scheduled REALTOR® Education Development Solutions (REDS) luncheons. Held at the board office in Martinsburg, REDS luncheons take place on the second Wednesday of each month from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. Each meeting features an expert speaker discussing a different topic related to the real estate industry and offers a free lunch to attendees.

EPBR also supports the education of area students through its scholarship program. Each year, EPBR gives out eight $500 scholarships to graduating area seniors to apply to their higher education expenses.

Steps to Earning the Accredited Buyer’s Representative Designation

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Accredited Buyer’s Representative
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A West Virginia-based real estate professional, Patricia “Trish” Sanderson has served as a real estate broker at Crestar Realty in Harpers Ferry since 2005. In addition to holding a license as a REALTOR® broker and agent in West Virginia, Patricia Sanderson earned several other credentials, including the Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR) designation from the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council (REBAC), a subsidiary of the National Association of REALTORS®.

The ABR designation is a nationally recognized credential designed for real estate professionals who work with buyer-clients. To become an ABR, professionals must first take and pass the ABR Designation Course, which provides education related to building and maintaining a buyer-representation business.

Those who successfully complete the course then have three years to complete other designation requirements. The requirements include taking and passing an ABR elective course offered by REBAC. REBAC offers elective courses on a variety of topics, including short sales and foreclosures, real estate investing, and lead generation.

Those who meet all requirements within a three-year period are awarded the ABR designation.

West Virginia REALTOR Relief Fund

 

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REALTOR Relief Fund
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Patricia (Trish) Sanderson is an accomplished real estate broker who has performed market analysis and negotiated property sales through Crestar Realty since 2005. To facilitate her professional endeavors and stay up to date with the latest developments in her chosen field, Patricia Sanderson holds active membership in multiple industry associations including the the West Virginia Association of REALTORS.

Comprised of nearly 3,000 real estate professionals, the West Virginia Association of REALTORS (WVAR) bills itself as the voice of real estate in the state. In addition to promoting the best interests of the West Virginia real estate industry in general, WVAS offers a number of specific benefits to its membership base.

Beyond the professional resources that WVAS distributes, the organization assists members in times of need through the West Virginia REALTOR Relief Fund. This fund reserves a portion of WVAS assets for the purpose of assisting members in times of need. For instance, in the wake of events such as fires and flood the West Virginia REALTOR Relief Fund engages in disaster relief assistance, providing food and shelter among other emergency health and wellness services. Additionally, the Fund has handled funeral expenses and provided education scholarships to families.