Meet The Team

 

Mark Snider, Broker – Contact Mark Now

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  304-376-1005 

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Mark is an accomplished broker with over 16 years of real estate experience.  His experience with commercial and residential properties include development planning, new construction, renovation, investment properties, relocation, buyer agent services, and the listing and marketing of properties.

His involvement in the industry includes being a past president and committee member for the Morgantown Board of Realtors, director and committee member of the West Virginia Association of Realtors, and having served on the Broker Education Task Force for the West Virginia Real Estate Commission.  He is a Graduate of the Realtor Institute of West Virginia and an Accredited Buyer Representative as well.  His buyers and sellers appreciate him being a Certified Real Estate Negotiator, and a member of the National Association of Realtors.

Mark has teamed with his wife Erin Snider to better serve his clients.  As a life long resident of Morgantown, and father of four girls, Mark takes great pride in his boutique style company. Mark’s goal is for every client to feel as though they are the ONLY client.

 

Cheryl Hook, Realtor – Contact Cheryl Now

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CherylCheryl’s experience as a long time entrepreneur in the equestrian business has afforded her the foundation to become one of the leading real estate professionals in the Morgantown area.  She has been a top regional and national sales producer  for several years and has been awarded the National Sales Excellent Awards recognizing top 5% Realtors in the United States.

Cheryl is a native of the Morgantown area and has been licensed in West Virginia and Pennsylvania for over ten years. She exhibits great professionalism and pride while having a strong dedication to her real estate clients, showing a level of integrity that many strive to achieve. Working closely with many local Contractors has given her the ability and the knowledge to assist her clients through the building process from start to finish.  Cheryl’s dedication to her clients does not end when the transaction is complete thus the reason she enjoys many repeat clients.

Cheryl, the proud mother of two sons, has traveled extensively in the States and abroad.   She is an avid golfer and serves on the Pines Country Club Board of Directors.

“I believe success comes from personal attention to every detail, keeping clients informed and staying on top of the Market.  I take time to focus on each client’s individual needs from start to finish and beyond.”

 

 

Greg Cress, Realtor – Contact Greg Now

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Greg is a Morgantown native and graduate of Fairmont State University, and he has a proficient background in home design. With a degree in architecture, he has an extensive knowledge of the home building process; consequently, real estate has been a passion and natural progression for him.

With over five year of experience helping clients to design, build, and purchase homes that they will enjoy for years to come, Greg knows the importance of communication, organization, and reliability for such milestones. He also enjoys working one-on-one with his clients and building new client relationships.

 

Brian Haufe, Realtor – Contact Brian Now

304-290-3337

BrianBrian Haufe was born and raised in the northern panhandle of West Virginia, moving to the Morgantown area to attend college. When he graduated from West Virginia University, he made the area his home. Brian has over 17 years in the telecommunications industry. He has a proven track record in the sales industry and management with documented client testimonials including: professionalism, courteousness, and timely responsiveness. Brian believes client focus is the cornerstone of successful business relationships. “I believe in the Power of Word of Mouth advertising and referrals.  My sales success has been built on the foundation of ‘taking care of the client’”.

Brian has owned property in both the Bruceton Mills and Morgantown area, and currently resides in the Brookhaven area of Morgantown with his wife Christine, a nurse at WVU Children’s Hospital, their children Alexis, Zachary, and Cooper, and 2 dogs.  He attends Chestnut Ridge Church and enjoys spending time outdoors with his family and traveling, especially to the beaches of the Outer Banks and the Florida Keys. He is a past member and Paul Harris Fellow with the Cheat Lake Rotary Club. Brian values a healthy lifestyle staying in shape as a member of Pro Performance.

 

Rachel Burack, Realtor – Contact Rachel Now

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Rachel is a graduate of California University of Pennsylvania where she obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Studies. After gaining several years of experience in Television Advertising sales, Rachel discovered her interest in Real Estate. She has worked in the new construction industry as well as resale, and loves helping people discover their dream home with Snider Realty Group. In addition to Real Estate, Rachel also works as a Sales Associate for Star Furniture and Mattress.

 

 

 

Heidi Compton, RealtorContact Heidi Now

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Heidi is a native West Virginian who has a great passion for the state and all it has to offer.  She received her Bachelor’s Degree from Denison University, a well known liberal arts college near Columbus, OH.  From there she went on to earn a Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Illinois.  With 15 years experience in real estate, sales and counseling, she knows how to guide people through the sales or buying process from beginning to end, in order to provide a smooth and positive experience for everyone involved.   She knows that buying a house can be overwhelming, and she enjoys making it easier for people by guiding them through the steps to finding the perfect home or selling their house.  Heidi takes a compassionate approach to working with clients, tailoring her work based on what each client needs.  Past employers and clients have described Heidi as professional, friendly, and goal oriented.  In spare time, Heidi enjoys riding motorcycles and regularly participates in local charity rides.  She loves the outdoors, animals, painting and hiking.  She is dedicated to her family and lives in Morgantown with her husband, real estate attorney Jeff Compton and their two young sons.

 

Laird Knight, Realtor – Contact Laird Now

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Laird Knight brings thirty years of sales and marketing to his Realty career as well as a lifetime of experience in property renovation and property management. He put himself through college working as a carpenter, electrician, plumber, and stone mason and knows how to read “the bones” of a house.

Laird attributes his success in Realty to his deep commitment to his clients and his ability to make the process of buying or selling a home not just low-stress but fun and exciting. He is energetic, creative, diligent, and competitive. “I am there for my clients in every way that I can be. I want them to win,” he says of his realty style. “It all shows up at closing,” he says, “By the end of it all, my clients realize how important it has been for them to have had a real professional on their side.”

Laird grew up an “army brat” and moved to Canaan Valley, West Virginia from Colorado, in 1983. In 2005, he transplanted himself to Morgantown after he met and married his wife, Barbara. He now has three grown step-kids and three teens he and Barbara adopted in 2009.

Laird is a former Rotarian and Paul Harris Fellow. In his former career as a professional mountain bike race promoter, Laird was West Virginia Tourism’s Person-of-the-Year in 2001 and, in 2002, Laird was inducted into The Mountain Bike Hall of Fame. Laird also loves to cross country ski and play and coach recreational soccer.

 

Paul Kokoska, Realtor – Contact Paul Now

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Paul was born and raised in Southwest, Pennsylvania.  He has been a Morgantown area resident for over 33 years now and lives in the Whispering Woods development in Cheat Lake.  Paul is happily married to PNC mortgage manager Sandy Kokoska for over 26 years and they have two sons, Dallas 20 and Devon 18; both boys are attending WVU for Exercise Physiology and Wildlife and Fisheries Resources respectively.  Paul graduated from Cal U of PA with a degree in Meteorology and Earth Sciences.  Some of his previous positions include oil and gas shallow well inspector,  general manager at Fawley Music,  coal analyst at the W.V. Geologic Survey, meteorologist/forecaster for the Carnegie Science Center as well as restaurant management and auto sales management.  His interests include music (playing, writing and listening), hunting and fishing, Steeler football and enjoying time with friends and family.

 

Jim Robinson, Realtor – Contact Jim Now

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Jim is a life long resident of Morgantown, married father of four.   After 27 years of serving the public in Law Enforcement as a police officer he retired and is ready to serve you.  Jim has spent the last 19 years working, organizing, and planning special events all in and around the Morgantown area.  All his experience has taught him that no detail is too small. In his spare time, Jim enjoys competitive bass fishing and spending time with his wife and kids.

 

 

Erin Snider, Realtor – Contact Erin Now

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Erin has resided in the Morgantown area for over 17 years and is a graduate of WVU with a Bachelors degree in Advertising and a minor in Business Administration.  The Dominion Post newspaper encouraged her start in the sales and marketing fields where she held positions as a marketing coordinator and an account executive.  She has over 10 years of experience in the real estate industry working as a marketing manager for ListHub, a listing management company.  She learned a great deal about the industry while working closely with many different MLSs, brokers, agents, and real estate search websites.

Erin has also worked as a real estate agent with Heartland Homes in The Summit at Cheat Lake and The Bluffs at Falling Water subdivisions in Morgantown.  Her family of 6 lives in the Cheat Lake area and in her spare time she enjoys traveling with her family, shopping, and boating on Cheat Lake.

 

Dolores John, AIA – Realtor, Architect  – Contact Dolores Now

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Dolores John is a native of Preston County, West Virginia.  She is a graduate of West Virginia University with a BS Degree/Interior Design major and Catholic University in Washington, D.C. with a Master’s Degree in Architecture.  Her career led her to New York City where she practiced Architecture and Interior Design in professional firms for over twenty years.  In 2006, she returned to West Virginia where she works professionally as a Realtor with Snider Realty Group and an Architect in private practice in Morgantown.

Dolores is a member of the Morgantown Board of Realtors and The National Association of Realtors.  She has earned the Realtor GRI (Graduate, Realtor Institute) and ABR (Accredited Buyers Representative) designations.  A licensed Architect in several states, Dolores is also a member of the American Institute of Architects.    She has served as adjunct faculty in the Architecture Department at Fairmont State University and has been named in the Who’s Who of American Women.

Sellers and Buyers can be assured that Dolores’ Real Estate training combined with her professional background enables her to bring a superior level of service to Real Estate transactions.  Sellers can be assured that Dolores will effectively market their properties by using her professional skills to accurately market and aesthetically enhance their properties.  Buyers can be assured that Dolores will use her expertise to guide them through all of the decisions to select the right property and successfully close the transaction.

Residing in the Morgantown area with her husband and two children, Dolores’ interests include cooking and gardening.  She serves on the Board of Directors for Monongalia County Habitat for Humanity; is a longtime Girl Scout leader; and volunteers with other various local service organizations.

 

Judi Dubois, Realtor – Contact Judi Now

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Judi Dubois has been a licensed Realtor for over 25 years. She is a new home specialist with extensive knowledge of the entire building process and new home builders.

Judi is a positive, enthusiastic, and caring agent who understands that attentive listening along with consistent communication is vital in helping everyone achieve their goals. During her career, Judi has helped literally hundreds of people become happy homeowners. They invariably describe her personality as highly optimistic and contagious! She simply sees herself as a dedicated and passionate professional who is committed to providing exceptional results for everyone.

Judi is a native of Southern California who moved to West Virginia in 2009 along with her family. They are all reveling in the new experiences offered by Wild and Wonderful West Virginia! She hopes to continue her career here for many years to come.

 

 

Michael Farber, Realtor – Contact Michael Now

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Born and raised in Morgantown, WV. Michael exceeds in dedication, integrity and professionalism with his clients to ensure a prompt and thorough experience in home buying. You can expect fine negotiating skills among his listings, which has led him to becoming a top selling agent. Michael has been honored numerous times over the years with his top accomplishment being the 2014 #1 Top Producing agent in North Central West Virginia.