Tonya McKee Finlay is a Utah native who moved to Northern Virginia in 1990. While working in the restaurant business, she followed the real estate market and made several purchases and sales over the years. In 2010, she created her own company Neighborhood Real Estate to put that knowledge to use and to provide unsurpassed customer service as an alternative to the larger real estate firms in the area. She is the sales manager responsible for the daily operation of the firm as well as supervision and support for the other agents.
Tonya puts her clients first, looking out for their best interests and assisting them in making good decisions and sound investments. She is available 24 hours a day if necessary. She is not afraid of hard work and enjoys working with clients to purchase, sell, rehab, and rent. Tonya works on the principle that an agent should go the extra mile and assist through the whole process. One of the things that sets her apart from other Realtors is her expertise and skill in home staging. She is your real estate advocate and neighborhood specialist.
George Cranwell is the managing broker for Neighborhood Real Estate. As the person responsible for the supervision and conduct of the real estate brokerage, he signs all agency agreements. When he's not doing business, George is rooting for the Redskins or enjoying the Caribbean with his family.
George is also owner broker of G.E. Cranwell & Associates. He established the business as a young entrepreneur in 1983 in Arlington, Virginia after helping introduce condominiums to the metro real estate market in the 70’s. Now a veteran real estate broker, George is licensed to do business in Virginia, DC, and Maryland. His reputation is a strong one throughout Northern Virginia, and his track record is a successful one.
Rose Demma started work as the office assistant at Neighborhood Real Estate in 2012 when she retired after 48 years in the Airline Industry. Most of her airline career involved various computer skills, which she makes use of in her job at Neighborhood. Rose obtained her real estate license in 1992 and worked with other agencies in the Dulles area.
Travel has been a big part of Rose’s life for pleasure and business. She is enjoying being grounded to allow time for activities in her church community and to fulfill her responsibilities as the Historian for the Aurora Hills Women’s Club (AHWC).
Larry Dorsey has served the Arlington/Alexandria area for over thirty years. He has been associated with several real estate companies throughout his career, but he particularly enjoys his association with the locally-owned Neighborhood Real Estate. Larry knows the neighborhoods in the area, and he enjoys helping his clients find the right property to fit their needs.
Larry served as a U.S. Navy flight officer, and he has two master’s degrees (biology and public administration). In addition to his real estate career, Larry is a retired EPA employee. For over twelve years, he served as chief scientist and director of the EPA Scientific Advisory Panel. At EPA, Larry also managed many specific regulatory activities and served as the risk assessment expert on many more including asbestos, radon, and lead.
Steve Ellis Jr. was born and raised in Arlington, Virginia. This year marks his 16th year of employment with Arlington Public Schools. Working in the school system has allowed Steve to build strong relationships in the community that saw him grow up.
Steve is very excited to have found a second passion—real estate. Even though he is relatively new to the profession, his passion for it couldn't be any greater. Steve looks forward to helping you with your real estate needs.
Launa Klimowicz Brown provides a relaxed environment for you to find the lifestyle you are looking for, whether buying, selling, or searching for that perfect rental. With 28 years of military experience, she developed a genuine appreciation for working with people of diverse backgrounds. Over the course of her adult life she has bought, sold, and rented homes of all styles in multiple locations throughout the United States, so she can certainly relate to your pursuit of new experiences.
Launa retired from the military several years ago and continues to maintain her passion for working with people and volunteering in the local community in addition to real estate investments. She compliments the Neighborhood Real Estate team by specializing in assisting military families and geographic bachelors that are relocating in or out of the National Capital Region. She lives close to the Pentagon and has intimate knowledge of the surrounding communities as well as a thorough understanding of the need to balance family life with commuting concerns.
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