Melissa is a lifelong Tazewell resident who has spent the last twenty five years married, raising her four children, and working with the public in a local dental office. It was in her capacity as receptionist/billing specialist, she became skilled in dealing with people, aiding them with their financial needs and dental health concerns. After giving serious consideration to a career change, she obtained her real estate license and has joined the United Country team.
Having been born and raised in Tazewell County, Melissa has a deep affection for its beauty and people. It is with that same affection she would like to assist people with their real estate needs. Whether they are putting their house up for sale or searching for their next home, she would like to help simplify a sometimes difficult real estate process. Should you be interested in buying or selling in Tazewell, Russell, or Bland Counties, you may contact her at United Country Riverside Realty and Auction or via her cell at 276-970-0430. See what she and United Country can do for you!
Marcus Gilbert is the Associate Broker and and auctioneer with Riverside Realty & Auction, Inc. He was born in Tazewell, Virginia where he was raised on the family farm. Marcus is married with one child and resides in Roanoke, Virginia.
Marcus began his real estate and auction career in 1987. He is a member of the National Auctioneers Association, Virginia Auctioneers Association and has served as Vice president of the Southwest Virginia Association of Realtors. He was the recipient of the 20ll “ Realtor of the Year.” Marcus has served on the Governmental Affairs Committee which functions to interact with Legislators and Policy Makers to promote Private Property ownership and issues important to consumers and Realtors. Marcus was recognized as 2011 and 2015 Southwest Virginia Association of Realtors Chairperson of the Year and received an award for Innovation in the field. Marcus has received numerous state and national awards for advertising excellence and was twice named Tazewell County's “Best” Realtor.
Marcus is involved with many civic activities and has served as President of the Tazewell County Fair Association and recipient of the “Volunteer of the Year “ Award. He co-hosted a television program for two years called United Country-Country Lifestyles that depicted the benefits of living in the country and on the farm.
Marcus has experience in complete farm and business liquidation. As an avid outdoorsman, Marcus specializes in listing and selling all types of mountain property including hunting, fishing and other recreational properties as well as timberland and farms and commercial property. He is a member Ducks Unlimited and a Life member of the NRA.
Marcus has experience in working with sellers to determine the “Highest and Best Use” and has considerable experience in Preliminary Planning, obtaining permits, subdividing and utility and road construction. Marcus routinely is called upon to testify as an expert witness for estate cases. Marcus conducts several sales annually for the Real Estate Tax Authorities for delinquent taxes.
If you are looking to buy, sell or conduct an auction in Western Virginia please allow Marcus to put his knowledge and experience to work for you. Give him a call today at 1-(276)-970-1764.
I am Marsha Laney and I am excited about coming on board here at United Country Riverside Realty & Auction Inc. I am a life long resident of Tazewell County. I was raised on a farm in Thompson Valley, Virginia, which operated in several capacities over the years, from tobacco, dairy farming, boarding horses, to poundage cattle. I am married, a mother of two great kids, and a cat mom to two feisty felines. I enjoy time with my family, cooking, working in my flowers and always a good book. I look forward to helping you with all your real estate needs. Please give me a call and let me show you some country.
Jessica is a graduate of Tazewell High School and has lived in Tazewell County for most of her life. She received a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work and Psychology from Concord University. Straight out of college, Jessica began working with families and children. She worked for Tazewell County Public Schools from 2007 – 2014 in different roles. After having her second child, she decided to follow her dreams of getting to work closely with individuals and families in a different capacity. She completed her real estate training at the Mosley-Dickenson Real Estate Academy in Roanoke, Virginia. Jessica loves meeting new people and will work hard to help her clients succeed. Whether it is buying or selling a home, Jessica's philosophy is that real estate is about people and their hopes and dreams. She has had great success in her first two years of real estate due to hard work and dedication to her clients.
Rikki has been a lifelong resident of Tazewell County and has been blessed to call Burke’s Garden her home for the past eleven years. She graduated from Tazewell High School in 2005. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a minor in Communications from Bluefield College in 2009. She has been working in the legal field for the past three and a half years. She has a husband of eleven years and two small children. Her free time is spent working on their small family. She looks forward to meeting new clients and being able to assist them in the adventure of becoming a homeowner. She can be reached at (276) 979-7304(cell) or firstname.lastname@example.org
Allen Neel is a life-long resident of Tazewell County, growing up on the family farm in Burkes Garden, VA. He is carrying on the tradition as a fifth generation farmer. He is the owner, Principle Broker & Auctioneer with Riverside Realty & Auction, Inc. in Tazewell, VA, a franchise of United Country Real Estate. Allen is licensed as a Broker and Auctioneer in both West Virginia and Virginia. Allen specializes in Commercial and Large Farm Marketing, as well as Commercial Acquisitions and Business Liquidations. Under the direction of Allen, the office has received multiple awards, both in marketing & brochure design.
My name is Emily Neel. I have called Tazewell County home for approximately 10 years. I have been working in and around real estate and auctions since 2010. In August 2019, I finally decided to get my real estate license. When I am not managing our office, I love to spend time with my family on our cattle farm. I enjoy gardening, canning, cooking, coloring, reading, and working jigsaw puzzles. I thouroughly look forward to helping you with your real estate needs.