Rein T. du Pont:

A native of Belgium, she attended The Classic Humanities at the Cathedral School of St.Bavo in Ghent. She is multilingual (six languages). She is a graduate of the Lycee Royal de Laeken, in Brussels, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education. Rein spent 20 years as a Foreign Service spouse. She was a faculty member (intermediate French) at Ohio University (Athens) and at the Foreign Service Institute (total immersion French) in Washington, D.C. After moving to Virginia, in 1984, she became a wine broker for Virginia wineries. In 1993, Rein obtained her Realtor’s License. She has been an active real estate agent (REALTOR®) since. She is a past Member of the Dante Alighieri Society, the Goethe Institute, the Alliance Francaise, the Save Venice Committee and the Washington Sommelier Society. She is a member of the Piedmont Environmental Council (PEC), the Goose Creek Association, the United States Tennis association (USTA), the Greater Piedmont Area Association of Realtors (GPAAR), Virginia Association of Realtors (VAR), National Association of Realtors (NAR) and the Metropolitan Regional Information System (MRIS). She has obtained the Accredited Buyer Representative Designation (ABR) and the E-PRO Designation from the National Association of Realtors. In 2007, Rein received the lifetime membership award in the million dollar sales club of the GPAAR for winning achievement awards in last ten consecutive years. Her favorite Charities are: Christian Children’s Fund, UNICEF, Doctors Without Borders.




Press Release, April 2009


For immediate release
Local Agent Earns REALTOR e-PRO® Certification
April 7, 2009. Rein T. du Pont of Thomas and Talbot Real Estate has successfully completed the REALTOR e-PRO course to become one of a select few real estate professionals to earn the prestigious certification offered through the National Association of REALTORS.® This makes Rein the first Middleburg based Realtor to earn this designation. The REALTOR e-PRO certification course is specifically designed to provide real estate professionals with the technology tools needed to assist consumers in the purchase or sale of a home. With more than 70% of consumers beginning their real estate research on the Internet, e-PRO certified agents have the experience and expertise to meet the demands of today’s buyer and seller.

“The real estate industry has undergone a fundamental change over the past several years,” said Rein T. du Pont of Thomas and Talbot Real Estate.
Real estate professionals must be knowledgeable of how technology can assist them in serving the needs of the buying and selling public.”
The course is designed to help REALTORS stay at the leading edge of technology and identify, evaluate and implement new Internet business models.
Once completed, the e-PRO certified real estate professional joins the ranks of a community of highly skilled and continuously trained professionals who provide high quality and innovative online-based real estate services. Consumers can identify the e-PRO through the exclusive e-PRO Internet Professional logo.
For more information, e-mail Rein T. du Pont at rein@reindupont.com or call (540) 454 3355.


Personal
I am a Belgian native and a resident of this area since 1984. Growing up, I was active with extra-curricular activities for school, church and sports. I graduated from the Lycee Royal de Laeken with a degree in Education. My current hobbies include spending time with my family, tennis, traveling and working with various conservation and charity organizations.

I have been described as an active and determined individual, so when I put my mind to something, I will get it done. If you are in the market to buy or sell a home, give me a call and I will put my 20 years of real estate expertise to work for you!