- The Washington Times - Wednesday, May 18, 2005

Name: Ron Resnick

Company: Ron Resnick Team Loudoun, Long & Foster Real Estate

Address: 508 E. Market St., Leesburg, VA 20176

Phone: 703/777-6777

Fax: 703/777-9596

E-mail: ron.resnick@longandfoster.com

Web site: www.teamloudoun.com

Year started: 1985

How did you get started in real estate? I felt it was the kind of business I was seeking, with a lot of personal involvement, creative marketing and contract negotiation.

How long with the current company? Since 1985

Licenses and designations: Virginia real estate sales, accredited buyer representative

Associations: National Association of Realtors, Dulles Association of Realtors

Awards: Loudoun County Top Producer, Long & Foster Master’s Club, Long & Foster Top Agent and Team for Loudoun County

Greatest accomplishment in the last 12 months: Reaching a personal and team goal in real estate I thought was almost unattainable at the start

What is your area of specialty? Farms, including horse properties; raw land; estates

Highest-priced home sold: $4,000,000

Most memorable house: It was the property bought by Robert Duvall in The Plains, Va. The competitive nature of the sale itself, the unique home inspection, and other issues and pleasures made it all the more memorable.

Worst experience: I went to take a listing after dark in western Loudoun County. The seller, in an effort to impress me with the beauty of his new pool recently installed on his 10-acre lot, turned all the lights out except for the pool lights and asked me to step forward to get a better look, forgetting to tell me about the unlit Jacuzzi in front of me. Needless to say, I stepped forward and into the Jacuzzi in my brand-new suit. I did get the listing, which I sold.

Family: Daughter, granddaughter

Pets: Horses, cats and dogs, and I recently inherited three sheep that wandered onto the property.

Outside interests: Horse racing, riding, golf, tennis and antiques.

Last book read: “A Short History of Nearly Everything,” by Bill Bryson

What kind of car do you drive? Chevrolet Suburban

What is your personal dream house? A 50-acre horse farm with an adequate house, a fabulous barn and pastures.

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