The Travis Team
Long & Foster Realtors

We do business by building relationships.

John and Donna have called the New River Valley their home for over 26 years and have loved the opportunity to make themselves part of the community. They both understand the importance of finding the perfect home for their buyers and ensuring the best price for their sellers.

John and I have worked together over the past year on several purchases and sales of both personal residences and investment properties. His knowledge of the housing market, negotiation, marketing, and buyer/seller representation have been phenomenal. I look forward to continually working with John and would highly recommend him to anyone!

Andrew Weikel

Donna is both professional and genuinely a really nice person. She has a very high degree of knowledge that helped me greatly when looking at properties. She helped me see things that I would not have noticed. She truly had my best interest at heart. I highly recommend her and her husband. They are a great team.

Zillow user

Donna was very professional and efficient. She provided a great experience throughout the whole process from needs assessment to closing. I would recommend her to anyone shopping for a new home or investment property.

Zillow user

We absolute love working with Donna. She has always been very quick to respond to a request for visiting any home we may be interested in. My husband and I neither have much knowledge when it comes to important things to keep an eye out for when buying a home and we have been in great hands with Donna. She addresses each question with care and caution as if it were her own purchase!

M. Turpin


Donna is an amazing realtor! She found our home and has continued to be a huge part of my happiness on the east coast! Her & her husband are extremely knowledgeable and together make an amazing team!


The Travis team is wonderful. They know all about the housing market and will go to great lengths to help you anyway you need. I would recommend the Travis team to anyone buying or seeking a home.

Zillow user

Working with John has been pleasure, actually the most helpful real estate agent I ever worked with. He went out of his way to help secure a good property at a really good price and he was on top of process daily until finalized. Any questions or paperwork needed was handled without hang- ups or delays. I highly recommend this team for any real estate deals to anyone who wants honest and helpful people to do business with.

Billy Friend

Donna is a top notch realtor! She is a professional and a leader in the business in this area. She sold my home very quickly (a month) and for the price I was wanting. She is an outstanding agent and just a very good person in general.

Brad B.

Saying that we were stressed and overwhelmed when looking to buy our first home would be an understatement. Donna helped calm all of our worries, was there to answer any questions we had, and most importantly was upfront and honest about the whole process. She is a wonderful business woman, as well as a wonderful person! We have, and will continue to, recommend her to anyone looking to buy or sell a home and will absolutely come to her in the future!

Zillow user

Hi John, We were down at the Lake a couple of weekends ago and I just wanted to THANK YOU for how wonderful everything turned out. It turned out even better than I imagined it could. I had a hard time looking past the dump that it was. I’m so glad you and David were able to help us see what it could look like. Thanks for making everything go so smoothly. I never had to worry about a thing (except whether I had picked the right floors/cabinets/etc … that was really hard for me!) What really amazes me is how everything looks exactly as if that was how it was planned from the beginning. Thanks for everything!

Teresa Swarthout

THANK YOU John! You’ve help create our dream home! We are so happy with all that you’ve done.

Brent and Carol Besag

Mr. Travis, Marie and I appreciate all the work and time you put in with us. We are settled in and loving our new home. Thank you again John.

Lee and Marie Sinks

John Travis went above and beyond to help. I probably would not have bought if John and his wife hadn’t made the process so easy. The whole process was made so simple for me – it was perfect. If and when I see, John and his wife will be the first people I call. They were wonderful.

Martha Currin

John Travis was an excellent realtor. His experience in construction was very helpful. Also John was one of the only realtors ever to advise us on not overpaying to advise us on not overpaying for a house. He would advise us on each house on what the most we should pay. I will refer John to other home buyers. John Travis was great!

Amanda Marsh

Meet The Travis Team

Donna Travis The Travis Team

Donna Travis

Donna has been finding people homes with Long & Foster New River Valley since 2010, and a Realtor® since 2008.

Based on 2015 sales results, Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc., the largest family-owned residential real estate company in the Unites States, named Donna to the Top 100 Elite Performers list. Known for a strong reputation of building relationships with her clients, Donna’s long-standing sales success has placed her in the top tier of Realtors. In the Fall of 2016, Donna was elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the New River Valley Association of Realtors.

Making people happy is what drives Donna! That’s why she will do her best to help you either sell your home or find the perfect place for you to live. You can rest assured knowing that she will do everything in her power to make this a pleasant experience for you.

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John Travis The Travis Team

John Travis

John has called the New River Valley home for the past 26 years.

John received his Realtor® license in 2014, and has been closely tied to the housing industry for nearly 16 years. Together, with his wife Donna, they started J and D Builders of the NRV in 2000 and have since built three different residential developments in the New River Valley.

Working as a Class A Contractor and builder gives John a unique perspective to the housing business that has direct application to real estate. Clients consistently praise John’s attention to detail, his tireless work ethic, and above all the integrity he brings to every project as he continues to use those traits as a Realtor®. Whether you are building a home, finding you a home or selling your home, John’s motto remains, “The first thing I build is trust”.

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John and Donna have called the New River Valley their home for the past 26 years and have loved the opportunity to make themselves part of the community. They moved here with their family from North Carolina and have no plans to leave! They raised their two children, Andrew and Lauren, in their great family friendly neighborhood in Pulaski. The Travis’ are also very active in their church and appreciate their ability to go on service trips to underprivileged countries.

They both understand the importance of finding the perfect home for their buyers and ensuring the best price for their sellers. Not one to spend time idly, they love the constant changes and challenges that come with any sale. They are always ‘on the clock’ for their clients, working nights and weekends to accommodate their busy lives. Whether you are building a home, finding you a home or selling your home, The Travis Team motto remains, “The first thing we build is trust”. You can rest assured that John and Donna will fight for your best interests.

In addition, The Travis Team strives on building their business by “Building on relationships”. As a result of that there are several client appreciation events throughout the year.

Team Achievements

  • 2012 – Present: Long & Foster’s Gold Team, the highest team level for sales.
  • 2013 Ethics in Action Award, given by the New River Valley Association of Realtors
  • Multiple Times – Long & Foster (Southwest Virginia area) most closed units
  • Multiple Times – Long & Foster (Southwest Virginia area) most closed in sales volume
  • 2010 Good Neighbor Award, given by the New River Valley Association of Realtors for community volunteerism


  • SRS: Seller Representative Specialist
  • ABR: Accredited Buyer Representative
  • SFR: Short Sale/Foreclosure Specialist
  • GRI: Graduate of Realtor Institute
  • NAT GREEN: Energy Efficient Resale Specialist
  • e-Agent
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The median listing price for Blacksburg was $339,900 in the month of October 2016. This is an increase over October 2015 when the median listing price was $299,900.  Source:

The average number of days on the market for Blacksburg was 107 for the month of October 2016 as compared to 80 days in October 2015.

The available inventory in Blacksburg was 128 for the month of October 2016 as compared to 159 in October 2015.

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