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About Vance Townsend

There are numerous events and obstacles that have made me into who I am today.  Both as a realtor and a person.  I was born  January 1 at Cape Fear Valley Hospital right here in Fayetteville NC.  I have called Fayetteville my home my entire life with the exception of my college years at East Carolina University where I graduated with my Bachelor of Science. In 2005 I obtained my North Carolina Real Estate Broker’s license and began to sell real estate.  During this time as a Realtor I have come across just about every situation imaginable.   I have the ability to make complicated real estate matters simple and to take transactions that are headed for a downward spiral and get them back on track.

   In 2012 I was chosen by the Fayetteville Observer as one Fayetteville’s 40 most influential leaders under 40 years of age.  I am also a graduate of Leadership Fayetteville. In 2012 I became a member of the March of Dimes Cape Fear Chapter’s Board of Directors.  In 2013 I became a president of this board.  Currently I serve as the committee chair for Cape Fear Valley's Hospital's Friends of Children golf tournament which raises money to improve the quality of care of our children at Cape Fear Valley. I am a past president at Highland Country Club. 

      One of the most unique characterstics about me is that I can make complicated real estate simple.  Real Estate has evolved over the years and today the North Carolina Residential Offer to Purchase and Contract is 13 pages.  While negotiating an offer there are several points which need to be consired. Price, seller paid closing expenses for the buyer, due dilligence money and time, earnest money, closing date, initial improvements to the property. During the time from contract to closing there are also other issues that arise. Home Inspections, pest inspections, appraisals, securing financing, negotiating repairs.  These are all items that can be become very complicated, not only to the buyer and seller but to the real estate agents as well. I have been lucky enough to have been mentored by my father Jimmy Townsend and have piled up years of my own experience. 

   Although I have listed and sold New Construction my specialty is working with buyers and sellers to conduct transactions in existing residential real estate.  There are certain obsticles that buyers and sellers must overcome in order to buy and sell in this particular part of real estate.  It is important to understand the market. Both parties need to understand what  a compariative market analysis looks like of the home they are dealing with.  What sort of absorption rate does this home have.  What if any are sellers paying for buyers closing expenses. What is the difference between an FHA, VA, Conventional, and USDA loan and how does that effect an offer and a real estate transaction.  How can a seller overcome new construction as their #1 competition?  I consider myself an expert in this industry and these are the types of matters that I understand.  I understand how they effect the buyer, the seller, and the overall market.

I am a marketing expert.  By utilizing the best professional photographers and videographers I am able to give your home the look it deserves.  It's not just about having the look though.  I can push my listings out in front of the right people and will get tens of thousands of online views per home.  I utilize many online platforms including my personal site, company site, zillow,, facebook, instagram, etc.  My listings on Zillow routinely rank as the #1 most viewed home amongst their competition.


Customer Reviews

  • Ray and Mary Scharlott

    Vance was patient and good at keeping us up to date. There were several delays to closing but he was on top of the issues. (buyers delays)

  • Natasha and Dexter Boykin

    Vance Townsend was amazing! He was informative and involved every step of the way. Whatever he was unsure of he made contact and received clarity. As first time home buyers, he made us aware of ... read more

  • Drew O'Quinn

    Vance stayed in constant contact and was very diligent in detail. Enjoyed the e-signature of documents.

  • Jackson and Anna Ferrell

    Being a first time home seller, Vance Townsend took all the worries out of putting our house on the market. He did a lot of research on the market trends in our area before we even signed with him. Fr... read more

  • Troy Hill

    I have worked with Vance on many deals with Vance both for myself and my clients. He is always very responsive and proactive. His knowledge of the local market is superb. He also has good relationship... read more

  • Danella and Keith Stephany

    Vance is great! Easy to communicate with! Hardworking- he wanted to sell our house as much as we did :) Already referred my mom to Townsend Real Estate. Thank You!

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