This Month’s Member of the Month


The Norfolk Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the Chamber Member of the Month for September 2017 is Real Living Advantage Real Estate.

Real Living Advantage Real Estate is a stellar example of a successful small business in our community dedicated to serving their customers, making sure each guest has a positive experience and leading by example for everyone they do business with. So, we wanted to know what their secret was– Real Living shared with us the history of the business along with their blueprint for success!

Describe your business:

We are a progressive real estate company that creates meaningful relationships based on trust, responsiveness and respect for others. Real Living is a Berkshire Hathaway franchise that emphasizes customer service and relationships. We have seven Realtors and one Office Manager. Our clients are anyone wanting to buy or sell a home, business or investment property

How long have you been in business in the Norfolk community? Give us a brief history of the business: 

While our business is just one year old, Sandy and Jade have been active in the community for their lifetimes. They felt the Real Living franchise was a perfect fit for Norfolk. Real Living’s commitment to service exemplifies the approach Sandy, Jade, Meagan, Camy, Justine, Jodie and Ashley want to offer in real estate transactions.

What do you consider to be your blueprint for success? 

We feel our outstanding approach to customer service and responsiveness coupled with the technology and support that comes with a national brand is critical to success. Real Living was named “Real Estate Agency Brand of the Year” and “Most Loved” real estate brand in the 28th and 29th annual Harris Poll.

Share with us a success story of your business: 

When Jade and Sandy opened their doors last year, it was a leap of faith and now they are proud to have seven amazing Real Living real estate agents meeting the needs of their clients with a 4.9 out of 5 customer rating, based on grading done by their buyers and sellers through a third-party survey company.

Why did you decide to become a member of the Norfolk Area Chamber of Commerce? 

Real Living Advantage Real Estate wanted to be a member of the Norfolk Area Chamber of Commerce because of the exceptional networking opportunities available, a way to give back to the community and help out and the ability to be among the leaders of the Norfolk area.

What are your plans for the future of your business?

Real Living plans to be a long standing business with a strong reputation for satisfying our clients’ needs.