The Partners of MKB, REALTORS®
MKB, REALTORS®, licensed in Virginia, is a full service real estate company that listens, delivers and continues to serve our clients long after the sale is complete. Our services include Residential and Commercial Sales Divisions, MKB Property Management Division and MKB Relocation Division, with a membership in the coveted Leading Real Estate Companies of the World (LeadingRE) Network.
We provide in-house mortgage services through Atlantic Bay Mortgage Group, offering conventional, VA, FHA, VHDA, USDA, and many other mortgage solutions.
MKB REALTORS®, with more than four decades of experience, has grown into one of the largest and most successful real estate companies in the region. Our scope is international as we help corporations and individuals relocate to the Roanoke area, manage properties from homes to commercial businesses, and secure loans for clients (including FHA and VA loans) for new home construction, home purchases and refinances. We distinguish ourselves through our dedication to providing qualified, educated associates. Our commitment to state of the art technology also assists us to provide a professional real estate experience.
Among our many strengths is an engaged and experienced group of real estate professionals as owners. Mary Dykstra, Henry Scholz, Steve Hoover, Curtis Burchett, and Kit Hale make up the partnership team that lead MKB, REALTORS®. They have kept their focus on full customer service and straightforward honesty from the moment an inquiry arrives to the end of a client transaction. Their attitudes of fairness, ethical behavior and a desire to help has won several business awards, including Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year award, voted 5 years in a row as the best real estate firm by the readers of Roanoker Magazine, and the prestigious Roanoke Valley Association of REALTORS® Distinguished Service Award year after year.
MKB REALTORS®' Relocation Services is No. 1 in the Valley and a proud member LeadingRE network - a worldwide network of quality independent real estate firms focused on sterling service. We offer a vast array of services such as loan qualifications and mortgages, fix-up services, credit information and 24-hour maintenance under their Property Management company.
Service to Community and Clients
The greatest percentage of our business is through referral and from repeat clients. We are committed to serving our clients and serving our communities. We believe we serve as ambassadors of our community and, as such, pride ourselves in being engaged in not only the real estate industry, but the community-at-large. Leadership and civic duties include coaching, and volunteering with and serving on the boards of museums and charitable organizations such as the Junior League of Roanoke Valley, RAM House, Local Children's Miracle Network, League of Older Americans, Toys For Tots, the Art Museum of Western Virginia, Habitat for Humanity, and the SPCA. MKB has been honored each year with the Distinguished Service Award from the Roanoke Valley Association of REALTORS® - a coveted award recognizing our commitment to the industry and community.
The Edge of Technology
MKB's use of technology is one of our major distinctive factors. Our international reach through the LeadingRE Broker network, as well as virtually every relocation service available, has enabled us to assist in over 200 relocation transactions annually. Our web site offers clients instant response to their queries, virtual open house tours and the ability to customize their home searches by price range, property type, location and description. Color technology, digital imagery, and a technology savvy staff enable our associates to best meet our client's needs. And our use of electronic lock-boxes has made homes more accessible to a wider variety of agents and their clients, while providing a higher level of security with the ability to supply instant activity information.
Experience and Education
In addition, our agents are on the cutting edge of the industry through the training we emphasize and encourage. New agents go through an extensive program that covers market analysis, buyer qualification, buyer agency and purchase cost calculation. Experienced agents pair up with new agents to guide them along in the skills of client communication, follow-up details and closings. The objective, no matter what the method, remains the same at MKB, REALTORS®: to meet the real estate needs of our clients and customers.