About Cathie Harney
One of Cathie's all-time biggest accomplishments is that for 2008 she was named the Virginia Peninsula Association of Realtors' REALTOR of the Year !!!
Since 1992 Cathie has been featured as a "Star of the Month" By Howard Brinton in his audio series and has consistently attended and actively participated in the Star Power organization's annual national convention by being on panels, break out sessions, conducted chat groups, educational luncheons and shared her experienced and expertise nationally.
Cathie was also video taped by Rick Willis in his educational program called "Masters of the Real Estate" in 1992. The Daily Press has contacted Cathie over the years for her opinion on housing and real estate subjects.
Education is key, and Cathie has attended numerous VPAR programs, CRS programs and other educational offering and programs in order to stay current with evolving real estate trends and takes her role as REALTOR and takes the National Association of Realtor's Code of Ethics very seriously, evident in her business and relations with clients, customers & associates.
Cathie has been a Realtor for over 30 years and has been affilliated with Long & Foster Realtors for many of those 30 years. In her quest to better her knowledge, business and career, Cathie has obtained several important industry designations including:
- GRI - Graduate of Realtor Institute
- ABR - Accrediteb Buyers Representative
- CRS - Certified Residential Specialist
- SRES - Long & Foster's Seniors Real Estate Specialist
- CDPE - Certified Distressed Property Expert
There are many qualities and skills that go into being an excellent real estate professional - integrity, in-depth community and market knowledge, marketing savvy, effective negotiation skills and a high-quality professional network, all of which are hallmarks of how I work.
That said, in my experience as a Yorktown real estate professional, I've also found that providing the very best service is essentially about putting my clients first. This means keeping myself accessible, being a good listener as well as a good communicator, and responding quickly to your needs.
This "client first" philosophy has always been my approach and it requires me to continually improve my skills and ways of doing business. In addition, I've found that the latest technologies are enabling me to do everything I've always done, only much more quickly and efficiently. They've also helped me to extend the range of services I provide to my clients.
So when you decide that you'd like to buy or sell a home on the Virginia Peninsula and surrounding areas, please contact me.