United Real Estate is part of the largest fully integrated network of real estate and auction professionals in the nation. The company has been an innovator in real estate marketing since 1925. Our Management team knows the needs of agents in urban and metropolitan markets. We address those needs by providing powerful marketing programs along with technology-based services that are unique to the industry.
Gail Atkins is a name that has been synonymous with success in real estate for more than 36 years. Her leadership, integrity, dedication and commitment to excellence has kept her among the most sought after real estate professionals in the Richmond area.
She began her real estate career with Century 21, Old Dominion Realty in 1983, where she was recognized as Agent of the Year in 1986.
She later joined Richmond Homes Realty, a subsidiary of new homes builders Richmond Homes, Incorporated. As a site agent for many of the new homes subdivisions for Richmond Homes, Incorporated, Gail was able to hone her skills in new homes sales.
Throughout her real estate career, Gail has had the opportunity to be associated with some of the leading brokerage firms in the Richmond area. In addition, Gail established her own brokerage firm - Gail Atkins Real Estate, Inc. And after her firm merged with Bowers, Nelms & Fonville, Inc Realtors in 1995, she became the managing broker for Bowers, Nelms & Fonville, Inc. Realtors-Laburnum Office. She has also managed new homes subdivisions for several Richmond area builders (Lifestyle Builders & Developers, Tingley Construction and CraftMaster Homes).
Gail has been consistently recognized as a Distinguished Achiever by the Richmond Association of Realtors. She has also been recognized by the Homebuilders’ Association of Richmond for her outstanding production in New Home sales.
In addition to being a licensed real estate broker, Gail is an Accredited Buyers’ Representative (ABR), Certified Real Estate Specialist (CRS), Certified Site Agent (CSA), Graduate of the Realtors Institute (GRI) and Sellers Representative Specialist (SRS).
Ultimately, throughout her career, Gail’s goal has been to be regarded by her clients, customers and peers as a consummate real estate professional. Her strength is generated from her commitment to her clients, her customers and her industry. She continues to strive to be fair, courteous and to possess high standards; to be sensitive to the needs of those with whom she works, and to making a positive contribution to every effort in which she is involved.
Jeffrey serves as the CEO of United Real Estate Richmond and Hanover offices and is the Principal Broker of the Richmond office overseeing the daily operations of both locations. He has built 5 successful businesses and has managed several Franchise Operations. He has worked in the Real Estate Industry for over 15 years. Jeffrey invested in the United Real Estate Franchise in 2015 and has built it into one of Central Virginia's Top 5 Real Estate Brokerages. His expertise in Marketing & Technology is the driving force behind United Real Estate Richmond's rapid success and growth. His business acumen and attention to details has made him one of Richmond's Outstanding Young Entrepreneurs.
John S. Finn, Jr. is one of the Virginia's leading Realtors, who has earned an outstanding reputation as a pre-eminent professional in the industry. John attended Virginia Commonwealth University for a business degree in finance and marketing. However, John quickly determined that his true calling was in real estate, so he pursued a license in real estate, which he received in 1975. John is actively involved in a number of local and national professional real estate organizations to include the Real Estate Management Council, the Residential Sales Council, and the National Association of Realtors. He also served as president of the local and state chapters of the National Association of Real Estate Brokers. Additionally, John has served on the Property Advisory Committee of the Commonwealth Girls Scout Council. Moreover, he officiated as chairman of the Board of Directors for the Metropolitan Business League. John serves as the President of the Richmond Association of Realtors and as a Director of the Virginia and National Associations of Realtors. His civic involvement includes serving on the Board of Directors of; Area Congregation Together in Service, The McShin Foundation, The Beta Gamma Lambda Scholarship Foundation and Virginia Supportive Housing. John conducts seminars and lectures on Real Estate Investment, First Time Home buying, Careers in Real Estate, and Motivation. As an experienced broker and investor himself, John is highly sought after and consults those pursuing an interest in real estate sales and investing. He has been profiled in REO Insider and Metro Real Estate magazines. He has been featured in Inside Business Journal, Richmond Times Dispatch and Richmond Free Press newspapers. And, he regularly appeared on local T.V. and radio. John has a son, Antonio who resides Portsmouth Va. John lives in Bon Air, Virginia with his wife Lorri and youngest son John III.
Lisa Hudson is the Office Administrator for United Real Estate Richmond & Hanover. She was born and raised in Richmond, Virginia and is a 2001 graduate of Atlee High School. Lisa first started working in Real Estate in November 2014 after working in the hair industry for 13 years. Her interpersonal skills and attention to detail make her a perfect fit for Real Estate. Since starting in Real Estate she has worked as a Listing Manager specializing in residential listings in multiple MLS systems, and as a Compliance Manager with different brokerages. Lisa resides in Mechanicsville, Virginia with her husband and four children. She enjoys doing yoga, watching HGTV, and taking cruises.
Elizabeth works with Buyers and Sellers moving into - around and out of the Greater Richmond area. She is also one of the Managing Brokers and the Director of Operations at United Richmond. She is a life-long resident of Richmond and proud of her City! Somewhere between her list of solid credentials and numerous awards you will find a Realtor who rises above the vast number in her profession. Not only does she have the experience and education, she has the passion, knowledge and skills to work with and work for buyers, sellers or people just looking for the assistance of a Real Estate expert. It is clear through her work with Autism Speaks, Children’s Miracle Network and other organizations like them, that caring is a part of who Elizabeth is. She will handle your Real Estate needs with the care it deserves, motivated by a desire to provide outstanding customer service. Her Real Estate awards and the continuous service on committees helps to confirm Elizabeth is a person of integrity and of the highest character. Her attention to detail simply adds to her success. This can make all the difference. Discover for yourself how this successful Realtor can make a Real Estate success happen for you! Don't hesitate to contact her at (804) 305-1958 if you have any questions or if she can assist you in your real estate matters. Ask her how you can become one of her "Project Blue Homes" supporting Autism Speaks!
Recipient of United Real Estates "Community Impact Award" 2018