Buchanan Scott to support Grove, Stony Point and Tuckahoe offices in Richmond area
Alice Buchanan Scott, founder of The Scott Team of Long & Foster, has been appointed Manager, Technology and Training for Long & Foster Real Estate. Buchanan Scott will support several offices including the Grove office in Richmond, Stony Point office in Bon Air and the Tuckahoe office in Henrico.
Buchanan Scott is currently the team lead and Seller Specialist for The Scott Team. She and her team will continue to serve buyers and sellers with the same great customer service as she takes on this additional role.
“Supporting today’s real estate sales professionals takes a knowledgeable, experienced leader,” said Beth Dalton, managing broker of the Tuckahoe office. “Alice is a great example of Long & Foster’s highly-trained professionals who go to great lengths to best serve clients seeking the total homeownership experience, making her uniquely qualified for this position.”
A native of the Richmond area, Buchanan Scott earned her master’s in business administration from the University of Richmond in 2009. She also has a master’s degree from The George Washington University and bachelor’s degree from the University of South Carolina.
“I’m excited to assist agents in these high performing Long & Foster offices,” said Buchanan Scott. “As a team, we have always utilized technology to enhance communication and customer service for clients while remaining focused on personal relationship and client goals. I look forward to helping more agents utilize technology to enhance their business.”
Buchanan Scott began her real estate career with Long & Foster in 2014 after six years focused on assisting Virginia’s manufacturers while holding leadership roles in government relations, workforce development and member services at the Virginia Manufacturers Association. She founded The Scott Team of Long & Foster in 2017, which is a partnership with her husband Erik Shipp as the Buyer Specialist Realtor, Patty Alspaugh serves at their Transaction Coordinator.
Recently, the team formed a partnership with her cousins Jim, Tilghman and Matt Buchanan of Buchanan Builders, who have been building quality homes in the Richmond region since 1982. She earned her Brokers license in 2018 and continues her education on a regular basis, having earned certifications as a Seller Representative Specialist, Accredited Buyer Representative, Pricing Strategy Advisor, Certified Negotiation Expert, and as an eRealtor® during her career.
“We are confident adding Alice to Long & Foster’s leadership team will result in the synergy that our agents thrive on. Alice will assist agents to reach their full potential through technology training and assistance, and they will be empowered to better meet the needs of their clients,” said Dawn Bradley, senior regional vice president of Long & Foster Real Estate. “This is how our company has continued to help local buyers and sellers meet their homeownership goals for over 50 years.”