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Hampton Roads Affiliate Network

The VHCDC Home Ownership Assistance Program (the Program) is a comprehensive initiative to empower first-time homebuyers and help prior homeowners get a second chance at owning a home or condo. The individualsshown below are members of our exclusive network of real estate professionals serving the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News Metropolitan Area, including the City of Franklin and Gloucester, Isle of Wight, James City, Matthews, Southampton, Surry, and York counties. Each was chosen for their expertise and dedication to assisting first-time homebuyers. Read their bios, enroll in the Program, and let us surround you with the expertise to move you from renter to homeowner!

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News Metropolitan Area Buyer's Agents

Decella L Allen Decella Allen
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INTEGRITY and SERVICE are the foundation of her real estate business. Decella re-entered the real estate industry to build lifetime relationships with her clients that survive the closing table. Beyond assisting her clients with searching for or selling their home, Decella focuses on coordinating the entire real estate transaction process so you can focus on the more important things like family, working, packing and moving.

Decella's 30+ years of serving administratively in various roles set her on the path to build strong systems to help manage your real estate transaction smoothly. Born and raised in the Hampton Roads area, Decella is extremely familiar with the region and excited to share your experience in finding you a place to call home.

As an adult, Decella moved to the Central Virginia region and spent almost two decades discovering Richmond and the surrounding cities and counties. Being an adventurous spirit, she spent those years exploring Chester, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Dinwiddie, Henrico, Hopewell, Petersburg and Richmond. She has met and maintained some of the most outstanding relationships over the years in both the Hampton Roads and Central Virginia regions and it is this motivation that empowers her to serve her community in both areas.

Ms. Allen is a Lease Purchase Program Agent and specializes in the Richmond Metropolitan Area and Virginia Beach - Norfolk - Newport News Metropolitan Area.

Aqila Bond

Aqila Bond
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As a US Navy Veteran with a "can get it done" reputation, being a local area expert has attributed to many of her clients owning great homes. Aqila brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise about buying and selling real estate here. It's not the same everywhere, so you need someone you can trust for up-to-date information. With over 20 years of exceptional customer service expierence & fourteen plus years of negotiating expierence, Aqila is eager to serve you!

Ms. Bond is a Lease Purchase Program Agent and specializes in the Virginia Beach - Norfolk - Newport News Metropolitan Area.

Delwyn Cosby Delwyn Cosby
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Delwyn is dedicated to helping his clients find the home of their dreams. Whether you are buying or selling a home or just curious about the local market, he is eager to offer his support and services. Delwyn knows the local community — both as an agent and a neighbor — and can help guide you through the nuances of the local market. With access to top listings, a worldwide network, exceptional marketing strategies and cutting-edge technology, Delwyn will work hard to make your real estate experience memorable and enjoyable.

Mr. Cosby specializes in the Virginia Beach - Norfolk - Newport News Metropolitan Area.

Darlene Gaines Darlene Gaines
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Ms. Gaines specializes in the Virginia Beach - Norfolk - Newport News Metropolitan Area.

Gayle Lynch Gayle Lynch
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Gayle has over 10 years of experience working as a realtor throughout the Hampton Roads area primarily working with first time home buyers. She loves educating and talking with buyers about the home ownership process. Her goal when working with clients is to make the process as smooth as possible by providing excellent communication and the best service available in the state of Virginia.

Ms. Lynch specializes in the Virginia Beach - Norfolk - Newport News Metropolitan Area.

Patricia Parker Patricia Parker
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Patricia has 13+ years experience in the real estate industry. She goes above and beyond to meet the needs of her clients. A native of North Carolina, she moved to New Jersey at an early age where she ultimately attended Cambridge College, earning an undergraduate degree in history and teaching. That training equipped her with valuable skills, such as educating her clients on the mechanics of purchasing a home and negotiating with sellers. She is often descibed by her clients as "proactive, detail-oriented, fun, and passionate"!

Patricia enjoys family time. She has a passion for bowling, bike riding, and occasional travel. She is active in her church and regularly seeks opportunities to further her knowledge in biblical principles.

Patricia gains much satisfaction knowing she has helped her clients through major times in their lives. "When you're a real estate agent you become a counselor, life coach, and mentor". She consistently gets high ratings on Quality Surveys, as her clients testify she cares about them and wants their real estate experience to be enjoyable and rewarding.

Ms. Parker specializes in the cities of Chesapeake, Hampton, Portsmouth, and Suffolk only.

Winter Savage Winter Savage
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Winter Savage is an enthusiastic Hampton Roads realtor. She knows the communities of Hampton, Norfolk, and Virginia Beach, plus rural areas such as Ivor very well. Being a social worker for over 12 years was her launchpad to becoming a realtor. Working face-to-face with her clientele to solve the most pressing problems laid the foundation for her to help move families into better housing.

Winter loves networking, developing her own network of professionals from every corner of our community. She is an advocate for Fashion For Awareness, a local non-profit organization dedicated to molding high school graduating seniors.

Winter is a member of the Hampton Roads Realtor Association. She is eager to assist you to become a homeowner and promises to make your real estate expectations a reality with confidence, support and reassurance.

Ms. Savage specializes in the Virginia Beach - Norfolk - Newport News Metropolitan Area.

Jill Simmons
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You deserve a wonderful home buying experience. Jill understands how vital your goals and concerns are. So, when it’s time to find the home of your dreams, count on her. With over 10 years-experience as a Housing Counselor certified in Home Buyer Education, Credit, Foreclosure Prevention and Reverse Mortgage counseling, serving as your dedicated Realtor comes naturally to Jill. Additional experience as a Family Self-Sufficiency Program Coordinator (Hampton Redevelopment and Housing Authority), Consumer Loan Specialist and Junior Loan Processor has solidified Jill’s focus on opportunities that matter to you.

Jill’s exceptional client care, extraordinary work in the community, resourcefulness and integrity has earned her “Housing Specialist of the Year", Virginia Association of Housing Counselors-2015, “Distinguished Partner” award, Newport News Redevelopment and Housing Authority-2012 and an official commendation from Senator Mark Warner for her leadership in the community-2015. Jill has the reputation of a Go-Getter who is honest, reliable and hard working.

Jill became a Realtor to directly assist Buyers and their families gain wealth and enjoyment through home ownership. It is her life’s purpose. Jill is the biggest proponent for your win! This is the biggest investment you may ever make. Partner with Jill to help make the process smooth and enjoyable. It is her honor to serve you.

Ms. Simmons specializes in the Virginia Beach - Norfolk - Newport News Metropolitan Area.

Rhonda Vaughn Rhonda Vaughn
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Rhonda Vaughn is a resourceful agent who uses her creativity to make things happen for her clients. A proud native of Hampton Roads, she’s lived in several area cities, thus can provide firsthand insight to newcomers. This award-winning agent prides herself on bringing integrity and honesty to the business of buying and selling homes. Rhonda is proactive when it comes to informing her clients, and never accepts “no,” when negotiating on behalf of those she represents.

This graduate of University of Virginia has taught all ages for more than 20 years in a church environment. Rhonda also worked as an admissions and marketing director for five years where she coordinated specialized housing to meet the needs of incoming residents seeking long-term care. This trendsetting entrepreneur now assists self-employed buyers who have questions about the home buying process.

Her search for a new construction home actually led her into real estate as a career. Rhonda began educating herself on all the facets of buying a new home, and learned she could be the agent who could look out for buyers’ best interests. This compassionate professional is a natural listener, making sure she finds out exactly how to personalize her services for each buyer or seller. “I want to be the resource for the clients, so they can make the best informed decision that they can make,” says Rhonda.

Selling real estate for a decade in southeast Virginia gives Rhonda a great deal of experience. She understands working with the military, as she is the daughter of a U.S. Army soldier. Rhonda also specializes in assisting first-time buyers, investors and those looking to build new homes. "I’m very passionate about helping people, she continues, “Whether it’s motivating someone to accomplish a goal or not giving up when circumstances aren’t in my client’s favor, I like to make a difference.”

Ms. Vaughn specializes in the Virginia Beach - Norfolk - Newport News Metropolitan Area.

Cecelia J Warren
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Cecelia Warren has worked in the real estate industry for over 20 year as a realtor, a mortgage banker, a loan officer, and a real estate investor. With such a diverse background and experiences, she has been able to assist many first-time home buyers to not only purchase their first home, but their second and in some cases their third.

Ms. Warren is passionate about helping first-time home buyers achieve their real estate goals. Buying a home can be a daunting task and she makes it her personal goal to ensure you get the best guidance, resources, and support throughout the process.

Ms. Warren specializes in the Virginia Beach - Norfolk - Newport News Metropolitan Area.

Tee Williams

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Shannon 'Tee' Williams is a 14 year veteran of the U.S. Navy. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Saint Leo University. She is a real estate consultant with more than eleven years residential sales experience and currently a member of the Benham Real Estate Group. She works with investors and enjoys working with first-time homebuyers.

Ms. Williams is a Lease Purchase Program Agent and specializes in the Virginia Beach - Norfolk - Newport News Metropolitan Area.

Melissa Zendrosky

Melissa Zendrosky
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A veteran of the U.S. Air Force Veteran, Melissa understands the needs of U.S. military personnel, whether active, reserve, or retired. She's thoroughly familiar with the military culture, which brings a special diversity. Melissa graduated from the Community College of the Air Force with an Associate in Science in Information Management. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Business, and Masters in Business at Webster University.

Representing current and future Hampton Roads home owners, Melissa is focused on the needs of her client. She utilizes her keen negotiating skills to ensure a successful transaction. Melissa is highly regarded by her clients and professionals in the field alike. Her contacts leverage her enthusiasm and expertise making her the right fit. She is informative, thorough, and detailed oriented.

Ms. Zendrosky is a Lease Purchase Program Agent and specializes in the Virginia Beach - Norfolk - Newport News Metropolitan Are


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VHCDC is building an extensive network of top-notch real estate and related professionals throughout the Commonwealth, and neighboring North Carolina. We insist on dedicated, client driven professionals who will fulfill our clients’ aspirations of becoming a homeowner. We invite you to join the network. Click here for information about our Home Ownership Assistance Program. Click here to learn how to join our network.

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