We’re proud of the team of agents we’ve assembled here at Nest Realty. We think they’re pretty awesome, and we think you will too. During our “Meet the Agent” series, we sit down with our agents to learn more about them, what makes them tick, and why they’re passionate about the real estate industry. In this installment, we chat with Rob Harvill, a Realtor with Nest Realty in Staunton, Virginia.
Nest Realty: Tell us a bit about yourself! Where are you from? What brought you to Staunton?
Rob Harvill: I was born and raised in Staunton. I had stops in Blacksburg, Harrisonburg, and Weyers Cave prior to moving back!
NR: How did you get into real estate?
RH: After purchasing our first home, I had the opportunity to make a career change and I wanted to help other first-time home buyers achieve their dream.
NR: What was your previous career? How has that prepared you for real estate?
RH: I have two degrees in IT that I completed as I was employed by AT&T for five years prior to becoming a Realtor.
NR: What led you to Nest Realty, as opposed to another brokerage?
RH: Nest is place with a client-first philosophy and that matched how I wanted to grow my business.
NR: What is your favorite part of being an agent?
RH: My favorite part of being a Realtor is all of the different people I get to meet.
NR: Do you have a specific area of expertise to offer clients?
RH: I utilize my technology skills to help cater my services to any level of buyer or seller. You want a secure and safe transaction? No problem! Prefer to communicate via text or Facebook message? No problem!
NR: What makes you different from other agents? What sets you apart?
RH: Whatever level of technology you want involved in your transaction, I can handle it.
NR: What are five adjectives that describe you?
RH: Dedicated, intelligent, efficient, confident, and logical.
NR: Who would be your dream client?
RH: My dream client would be the famous internet streamer Ninja.
NR: If you had one piece of advice for a first-time home buyer, what would it be?
RH: Don’t rush, and be prepared!
NR: What is your favorite season in Staunton?
RH: I have always been a fan of fall. I love warm days with cool nights.
Rob is a Realtor with Nest Realty Shenandoah Valley. You can pick any video game to challenge Rob, but he will still find a way to beat you at your own game. To learn more about Rob, visit his agent page.