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Selina Robinson, 2024 RAYAC Board of Director Candidate

Selina Robinson, Berkshire Hathaway Shrewsbury Office

How long have you been a Realtor® member?
19 years (March 2004) 

What do you love most about being a Realtor®?
Being able to help people achieve The American Dream of homeownership is obviously one of the best feelings in the world, but the relationships you build along the way are priceless!

What did you do professionally before real estate?
I spent 10 years working in the forklift/industrial lift industry.  Service Dispatch, Customer Service, Service Administrator and Rental Manager.

Do you have any community service?
Pleasant View Church – Current – Presence in the Park, Meet, Seat & Greet, Cooks Who Care, Hearts for Hunger Fundraising Chair 2018-2023
RAYAC – Hands on Helper Chair 2015-Present, RAYAC – BOD 2018-2020, RAYAC Foundation 2021- Present, Professional Standards 2022- Present

Name one thing people would be surprised to know about you.
I got into real estate after having a (benign) brain tumor and not being able to return to my job at the forklift dealership. After 3 years of not being able to work (and drive for a while) and a 2nd surgery, I decided I wanted to “try” real estate… so…here I am, almost 20 years later.

What do you believe are the critical issues facing the real estate industry?
I feel like I’m stating the obvious…low inventory and rising interest rates.   The affordability factor for 1st time buyers.  It is extremely difficult for them to compete.  

What is motivating you to run for the RAYAC Board of Directors?
I feel very strongly that you can’t complain, if you’re not willing to contribute… I also feel that it’s important to give back to the organization that does so much for it’s members and our community.  

Electronic voting for the Board of Directors is open from Tuesday, September 5th through Monday, October 2nd at 12:00 PM.  To vote electronically please click here.  Voting can be done in person at the RAYAC office during normal business hours from Tuesday, September 5th through Monday, October 2nd at 12:00 PM.  Voting can also be done in person at the RAYAC Annual Meeting on Tuesday, October 3rd.