While helping thousands of clients successfully invest in a home and a lifestyle, Virginia Cook, Realtors has made its own investment into the communities it serves.
Whether it’s delivering meals to needy seniors, volunteering in local schools, helping military families make it through another deployment, or comforting little ones at Cook Children’s Hospital, you’re likely to find a volunteer wearing the Virginia Cook name badge involved.
“Most of our sales associates have lived and worked in the Fort Worth area all of their lives,” says Brenda Sims, vice president and manager of the Fort Worth office. “Our connection to the community, and giving back, is absolutely essential to how we do business.”
It really is all about heart at Virginia Cook, Realtors.
Based in the heart of the City in an office that was originally a furniture store owned by two of the company’s sales associates, Richard and Alden Karotkin, the Fort Worth team has a unique synergy and spirit all its own.
Talented and experienced industry veterans gladly share their wisdom with energetic and enthusiastic rookies, who are just as eager to share their social media savvy in return. And when the call goes out to fill a need in the community, it’s all ‘hands on deck” from the newcomer to the Top Producers.
“Our associates are visibly pouring their hearts into the community,” explains Brenda. “The list of non-profits and charities where we are making a positive impact is as broad as the territory where we are listing and selling properties.”
To name a few…North Texas Humane Society, Read to Win, Food Bank, Cook Children's Hospital, Cancer Care, CASA, The Center for Transforming Life, New Day Services, Meals on Wheels, Women Steering Business, Children's Advocates, Lupus Foundation, the Fort Worth Symphony, Fort Worth Air Power Council, The NET Fort Worth, Fort Worth Opera Guild, and Fort Worth ISD.
The deep roots sales associates have put down in Fort Worth run wide! You’ll find the distinctive Virginia Cook “heart –and-home” logo throughout Tanglewood, Overton Woods, Ridglea Hills, Ridgmar, Mistletoe Heights, Ryan Place, Monticello, Rivercrest, Fairmount, Benbrook, Aledo and more!
No matter what neighborhood a client is interested in, they can expect personal attention and a customized approach to their needs. So much so that it feels like working with an upscale boutique firm, but Virginia Cook, Realtors is a powerhouse on the national and international real estate scene.
CEO Virginia Cook blazed trails in the industry as the first woman to serve as president of the Texas Association of Realtors (TAR). Serving on the executive board of the National Association of Realtors (NAR), she was bee named one of the most powerful women in real estate, and earned NAR’s Distinguished Service Award – the association’s highest honor given to only 88 members in the organization’s 107-year history.
Here in Fort Worth, Virginia has been honored as a Great Women of Texas Recipient by the Fort Worth Business Press
Virginia Cook, Realtors’ impressive record during the past 16 years has led to an invitation to become a member of the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®. An affiliation with the largest broker-to-broker network in the country means properties listed in the Fort Worth area by local sales associates receive exposure to thousands of prospective buyers around the world.
Additional company resources include a global relocation division, in-house marketing team, state-of-the-art technology platform and onsite mortgage services.
Bringing it Back Home.
“We are clearly positioned both locally and globally to provide our clients phenomenal results,” said Brenda. “But at the end of the day, the Fort Worth office will continue to grow because we work together like family, with a focus on the clients we cherish, in the City we love.”
Yes, it really is all about heart-and-home at Virginia Cook, Realtors.