November 23

How do you plan for an ONWARD and UPWARD 2015?

Our individual sales managers throughout William E. Wood and Associates and our greater Howard Hanna Real Estate Services family are in the process of helping our sales agents evaluate their business from 2014 and begin preparing goals for 2015.  According  to Margaret Kelly in her recently published RISMedia article, “Want Your 2015 to be a Success? .

October 27

Ready, Set, Grow: Learning From the Best at VAR’s THE REAL SHOW 2014

Having just attended the Virginia Association of Realtors Convention in Virginia Beach earlier this month,  I am still digesting information that I found to be incredibly useful in constructing sound business plans that match the unique styles of the individual agent. Our Leadership Team is constantly staying abreast the most current strategies for assisting its agents in.

September 29

Safety FIRST: Top 56 Tips shared by NAR

September is REALTOR safety month; and, it bears reminding of best practices to protect yourself as you engage in your day-to-day real estate activities. Below are 56 tips shared by the National Association of Realtors. What a fabulous profession we have in real estate. Let’s all look after one another and establish good habits for.

June 27

We’ve Got Something To Talk About!

“Across our region throughout Hampton Roads to Northeastern North Carolina, we are making headlines”, says Gail Coleman, Executive Vice President/General Manager of William E. Wood and Associates, referring to the extended partnership just announced by Howard Hanna Real Estate Services to include William E. Wood and Associates listings with enhanced features on  The consumer.

May 16

Twilight Open Houses: Setting Our Listings Apart from Competition

  With hundreds of potential buyers and sellers flocking to the “Big Event” open house weekend  in April, we can say hands down that the BIG EVENT was a smashing success!  As we look ahead to the prolonged daylight hours of summer, why not be different and capitalize on the success of a company- wide.

March 20

Unlocking Income Opportunities with our Income Advantage

Our agents are excited about yet another new incentive that is unlocking potential income opportunities with our Income Advantage Program.  Launched February 15th, the response has been resoundingly positive as indicated by initial enrollment figures.   This program allows agents to receive a monthly check based on his/her previous annual commission on a regular basis in advance of actual closings. .

February 11

The Buzz!! Our 100% Money Back Guarantee!

Did you catch any of our commercial spots this weekend during the Olympics Opening Ceremony and weekend events featuring our exclusive 100% Money Back Guarantee?  Our 100% Money Back Guarantee is now heating up this cool season as it enters the Hampton Roads and NE North Carolina markets.  In case you missed the commercials, check.

January 9

William E. Wood and Associates Merges with Howard Hanna Real Estate

In celebratory fashion yesterday at the Westin in Virginia Beach,  William E. Wood and Associates announced its merger with Howard Hanna Real Estate, whom Dick Thurmond has warmly referred to as its ‘northern cousin’ for years.  Leaders of both companies, Howard W. ‘Hoddy’ Hanna, III and Dick Thurmond, have been friends for over 20 years and have run companies.

November 16

Congratulations to our NINJA graduates!

For the past 4 days, over 100 of our agents and the entire Management team with William E. Wood and Associates participated in an intensive Ninja installation brought locally to Hampton Roads exclusively for our agents.  With a name like Ninja, one calls to mind many images of the stealth, focused, martial arts practitioner of.