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Skip Slocum

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Premier Agent

33 Recent Sales (last 12 months)

Associate Broker (11 years experience)

Specialties:
Buyer's Agent,
Listing Agent,
Consulting

Ratings & Reviews

Skip was extremely great to work with. He was always very professional and has a wonderful knowledge of the local real estate market. This was our first time selling a house and Skip readily walked us through the process and was there every step of the way. He helped us set a competitive price and kept us aware of any relevant market changes. We ended up getting more for our home than we thought we would, and on a shorter than expected timeframe thanks to Skip's involvement. I would highly recommend Skip for anyone selling or buying a home in the New River Valley.

  

05/20/2015 - user4456182
Sold a Condo home in 2015 in Blacksburg, VA.

Skip was extremely great to work with. He was always very professional and has a wonderful knowledge of the local real estate market. This was our first time selling a house and Skip readily walked us through the process and was there every step of the way. He helped us set a competitive price and kept us aware of any relevant market changes. We ended up getting more for our home than we thought we would, and on a shorter than expected timeframe thanks to Skip's involvement. I would highly recommend Skip for anyone selling or buying a home in the New River Valley.

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03/31/2015 - mfab03
Bought a Condo home in 2015 for approximately $125K in Blacksburg, VA.

Skip made the whole process of buying our home so easy from the initial call to see the home up to the final closing. He is very knowledgeable and professional and handles all of the details. Since we were not in the area he arranged for the home inspection and contractors and met with them for us. We just had to show up for the final review. He kept us informed all the way and was very quick to answer all of our questions or to find out the answer for us. We have bought homes before but this was the very best. I wish all could go as smoothly as this one . I would recommend Skip to anyone considering buying or selling a home.

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02/17/2015 - hscmit
Sold a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $175K in Radford, VA.

After interviewing and talking to several friends my wife and I found and decided to work with Ski Slocum of Nest Realty to sell our home. Skip represented himself honestly to us, gave sound advice, and followed through with everything he said he would do. We were so pleased to have someone we could trust list our home. Skip was proactive in getting our house ready to sell; he got bids on several small projects, and made himself available to contractors who performed upgrades to our home. Skip answered our questions promptly, and made every effort to sell our home quickly. We were very pleased with the decision to work with Skip, and would recommend him to anyone who would like to work with an honest, dependable, and proactive realtor.

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02/16/2015 - allierike
Sold a Single Family home in 2015 for approximately $175K in Radford, VA.

Skip was fantastic to work with. He fully understood how to market our home to generate interest in it. He ended up selling our home in the slowest part of the season for close to our asking price. Skip was also very proactive and took it upon himself to take care of things other realtors wouldn't. For example, when we decided to install new kitchen floors before listing the house, instead of giving us the phone numbers of contractors and letting us call them for quotes, Skip took care of it, called contractors himself, met with us at the flooring companies, helped us pick out flooring, and sent us the quotes. Working with Skip was a great experience. I highly recommend him!

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10/22/2014 - user1168762
Bought a Townhouse home in 2014 for approximately $175K in Christiansburg, VA.

Buying and selling a home can be extremely stressful, but Skip was always able to ease my mind and cared about finding what suited me perfectly. So thankful for such a positive experience with him and am so happy with my new house!

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10/16/2014 - PercussiveEddy
Sold a home in 2014 in Fagg, Christiansburg, VA 24073.

Skip helped us list our home in Christiansburg, VA, which is a fairly slow and difficult market. He thoroughly explained the sale process as well as what to expect in terms of market outlook. Skip was attentive, provided good suggestions, and met with inspectors when we were not available. With Skip, we successfully sold our house well ahead of our expected timeframe.

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10/13/2014 - dyetracer
Bought a Townhouse home in 2014 for approximately $175K in Christiansburg, VA.

Skip assisted us in purchasing a home for our elderly parents. He was patient, helpful, professional, and creative. His attention to detail helped avoid roadblocks on several occasions, and his advice on offers and counter-offers was solid. His advice also led to financial savings for us on several occasions. Skip was a pleasure to work with and I highly recommend him.

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10/06/2014 - HokieSmokie
Bought a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $225K in Blacksburg, VA.

Skip did one heckva job in getting us our house. Very thorough and methodical, responsive, and knows and guides you every step of the way. This is very helpful for first-time buyers like us. He and Nest Reality, I think, are really a great team! Young, professional, knowledgeable, tech-savvy (it helps like getting the docs signed on the fly; or getting pro photos of your house if you are selling), and really detailed knowledge of the area. Skip was very patient in answering all of our questions or concerns at any step (really very patient, without a grimace!). We were able to negotiate to get the house within our budget, and roughly around our own appraisal estimate. Although people say not to use an home inspection person recommended by your agent, well, Skip's referral turned out to be really good, who spent nearly 5 hours in thoroughly inspecting the house. We were also able to negotiate almost all major repairs that we wanted (save for french drain, but that's costly). Skip actually pointed out the major repair (old switch board) right when we entered the house for the first time; and it was replaced in compliance with the new guidelines.

When our house closing got a bit delayed (bank loan is the worst part in home buying with their myriads of doc requests, and nit picks...), he was able to work out extension for us, and finally we closed soon. Although a bummer that he had a vacation planned right when we were going to close, still he responded via text and email during the day of closing while he was at Tahoe! All in all a great experience. And the experience did not end there since anytime I need to get any work done at my home or office, Skip is there to recommend the best guy for the job (he does have good contacts). As a matter of fact, his another referral is going to come tomorrow to my office to give me an estimate of repair there.

And finally shall I say we love our house, er our new home! Very much. Thank you Skip!

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07/26/2014 - redsoxlad
Showed home in 2014 in Floyd, VA.

Very friendly, pleasant and knowledgable. Easy to work with. Patient and very helpful. He showed me homes and there was absolutely no pressure. He never seemed to be in a hurry and pointed out details I would have otherwise missed. Highly recommend.

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07/13/2014 - annpdye
Sold a Single Family home in 2014 for approximately $275K in Blacksburg, VA.

Skip was great to work with; he was friendly, approachable, and responsive to our concerns. He was attentive to details and went above and beyond our previous experiences with realtors. We have already recommended him to our neighbors who are interested in selling their home. Overall, we were very impressed with the professionalism of the NRV Nest Team.

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