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Tom Fansler Awarded ABR designation

Smith Mountain Lake, VA (February 23, 2006) – Tom Fansler, REALTOR®, GRI with Prudential Waterfront Properties, Smith Mountain Lake’s premier real estate company, received the Accredited Buyers Representative® (ABR) designation.

According to the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council website (www.rebac.net), “The ABR® designation is the benchmark of excellence in buyer representation. This coveted designation is awarded to real estate practitioners who meet the specified educational and practical experience criteria by the Real Estate BUYER’S AGENT Council (REBAC) of the National Association of REALTORS®.”

Tom has almost 35 years of professional work experience. Tom joined Prudential Waterfront Properties in January 2002. Prior to joining Prudential Waterfront Properties, Tom had a successful corporate career designing and constructing facilities worldwide. Tom is an award winning agent with Waterfront Properties and The Roanoke Valley Association of Realtors with a Rookie Award in 2002, Gold Awards in 2002 and 2003, and a team Diamond Award with his son, Eric, in 2004 and 2005. He is a member of the Smith Mountain Lake Chamber/Partnership, Smith Mountain Lake Association, Smith Mountain Lake Lions Club, and Smith Mountain Lake Charity Home Tour.Tom graduated from Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia with degrees in Engineering. Tom and his wife, Barbara, live at Smith Mountain Lake and have three children and four grandchildren.

Prudential Waterfront Properties is an independently owned and operated member of Prudential Real Estate Affiliates, Inc., a Prudential Financial company and Equal Housing Opportunity. Prudential Waterfront Properties markets property throughout Smith Mountain Lake and surrounding areas. Prudential Waterfront Properties REALTORS® are consistent leaders in sales as well as customer and client service.

For media inquiries or questions, call Christopher Finley, Director of Marketing, at (540) 721-5288 or visit www.smithmtnlake.com.

February 23, 2006   Comments Off

Prudential Waterfront Properties Post Record Breaking Sales

Smith Mountain Lake, VA (February 8, 2006) –Prudential Waterfront Properties, Smith Mountain Lake’s premier real estate company, reported record earnings in 2005. Combinations of low interest rates as well as increased property appreciation values remain major factors to the growth in real estate activity at Smith Mountain Lake and surrounding areas.

According to Cathie Daniel, Principal Broker for Prudential Waterfront Properties, “We experienced unprecedented growth in 2005 thanks to the continued commitment and devotion of the Prudential Waterfront Properties sales team. Our REALTORS® are consistent leaders in sales as well as customer and client service. Closed sales resulted in a 40% increase over the pervious year. Daniel added, “Real estate activity continues to remain steady as we head into the first quarter of 2006.”

Ronald L. Willard, President of The Willard Companies, Prudential Waterfront Properties parent company, added that, “We are very pleased with a record breaking year in real estate sales. We are excited about how our affiliation with Prudential gives us the additional tools we need to remain even more successful in 2006. Now that we’ve joined forces with the Prudential Real Estate Network, we’re bringing buyers and sellers some unique new benefits such as world-class resources, smart technology, and a powerful brand name recognized by millions of people across North America.”

Prudential Waterfront Properties is an independently owned and operated member of Prudential Real Estate Affiliates, Inc., a Prudential Financial company and Equal Housing Opportunity. Prudential Waterfront Properties markets property throughout Smith Mountain Lake and surrounding areas. Prudential Waterfront Properties REALTORS® are consistent leaders in sales as well as customer and client service.

For media inquiries or questions, call Christopher Finley, Director of Marketing, at (540) 721-5288 or visit www.smithmtnlake.com.

February 8, 2006   Comments Off