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.
Meet The Travis Team
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.
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”.
Henry Fiske is a 3 year resident of Pulaski County. Originally hailing from California and formerly a long time resident of Northern Virginia, Henry is a 26 year Army Veteran, retired, and a graduate of Southern Baptist theological Seminary. As a soldier- musician for most of his military career, Henry was Airborne with the 82nd Airborne All – American Chorus, and a career vocalist and featured soloist and with the U.S. Army Chorus for 22 years. He enjoyed a prestigious career, including singing for 8 U.S. presidents and 9 First Ladies, the Pope, the Queen of England, and numerous other dignitaries and Heads of State from around the world. He has performed on the stages of Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and the Hollywood Bowl; many professional sporting events and NASCAR races, and for thousands of people in various indoor and outdoor arenas around the country. Needless to say, Henry loves people and learned to converse and share with folks from all walks of life and all over the world!
After retirement, and as a graduate of Seminary with both his Master’s Degree and Doctorate of Ministry in 2017, Henry, his wife Christine, and 2 young boys moved to Pulaski County. Henry accepted a job as the full time pastor of First Baptist Church in the town of Pulaski and has been reaching out to the community for the last three years. When Donna and John Travis invited him to be a part of The Travis Team, Henry gratefully accepted. What a wonderful opportunity to get the know the area in which he was called to pastor! In addition, being part of The Travis Team has been a great way to build personal relationships, and for Henry, there is nothing more important! Helping people find a house to make a home is life changing, and he considers it an honor anytime someone asks for his guidance and help. Henry is very excited to be a part of this very special Team and looks forward to serving our New River Valley community!
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.
- 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
MEDIAN LISTING PRICE
AVERAGE DAYS ON THE MARKET
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: Realtor.com
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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