N.Va. Realtors’ outreach efforts extending internationally

The Northern Virginia Association of Realtors had an international presence in 2016.

Five members of the local organization were tapped by the National Association of Realtors to serve as Presidential Ambassador Liaisons to real-estate organization in other countries or regions.

They included Mayra Pineda, Fairfax Realty, for Guatemala; Lieu Nguyen, Westgate Realty, for Vietnam; Angie Delboy, Re/Max Gateway, for Peru; Veronica Seva-Gonalez, Compass, for Spain; and Mario Rubio, Rubio Realty, for South America.

In addition, the National Association of Realtors hosted a delegation from Cambodia in November, signing an honorary reciprocal agreement with the group, and 2016 NVAR president Virgil Frizzell served as a panelist at a real-estate forum held in Lima, Peru, in September.