Virginia Lazenby Seniors Real Estate Specialist® | Certified Senior Housing Professional | Texas REALTOR®
Virginia began her real estate career in 2003 after a 25 year career in education, ranging from first grade to university teaching, and completing a doctorate degree in Curriculum & Instruction with a focus on Literacy Development. Having recently married and returning to Texas after nine years in Minnesota, Virginia decided the time was right for a career change. Her priorities for her new career included working with people, being out in the community, problem-solving and researching. Real estate emerged as a career offering these opportunities and challenges.
Virginia's natural leadership abilities, compelling determination, strong people skills, and sensitivity to others, have served her well in establishing herself in the Georgetown and Williamson County real estate community. She has demonstrated that she is strong, knowledgeable, and experienced. Virginia's success as a REALTOR® and business person,and active involvement in the community is evidenced by her election to the Board of Directors of the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce in 2011 on which she continues to serve and her appointment to Georgetown's Commission on Aging in 2015. In addition, Virginia is an active member of of San Gabriel Presbyterian Church.
In 2015, The Platinum Top 50 Awards Program recognized Virginia as a Finalist among Real Estate Professionals for outstanding achievements in: sales, education, industry participation and civic leadership. Often referred to as the most successful and well-rounded Real Estate Professionals, Platinum Top 50 Winners and Finalists exemplify: initiative, involvement, success, and philanthropy. Virginia's outstanding service and client satisfaction has earned her the recognition as a Five Star Real Estate Agents℠ in 2016 listed annually in Texas Monthly. Awarded to less than 4% of the real estate agents in Austin, San Antonio, and the Central Texas region, this is the fourth year Virginia has been among this select group.
But most important to Virginia is the quality of service she offers her clients. Virginia knows well that buying or selling a home can seem overwhelming. Her goal is to bring order to the process by providing resources, support, and structure. The repeat business and large number of referrals from past clients, attest to Virginia's success in serving her clients. In unsolicited letters from clients, Virginia's ability to listen, her professional attitude, her knowledge, and her commitment to clients are consistently acknowledged.
To further enhance the quality of her service to senior adults, Virginia completed the rigorous educational curriculum and competency based exam and application process to earn the prestigious Certified Senior Housing Professional (CSHP) designation from the Seniors Real Estate Institute in 2014.
In 2016, Virginia moved to Keller Williams Realty and formed the Seniors Living Smarter Team to expand her commitment to putting clients first and her passion for helping senior adult home owners transition to their new day. Whether the senior is moving to a 55+active adult community with home ownership or selling a home to move to independent or assisted living, the Seniors Living Smarter Team's goal is to reduce the stress and remove the hassle by offering comprehensive real estate and coordinated move management services.