CharlottesvilleAlbemarle Virginia Real Estate Company

About The Bob Hughes Team


  • Bob Hughes
    Broker, GRI, CRS, e-PRO
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    126 Garrett Street, Ste D
    VA 22902 US

    Phone: 434-989-3592

    Bob grew up in Waynesboro in the Shenandoah Valley about 30 miles west of the Charlottesville/Albemarle County. Growing up as a one of twelve children Bob learned negotiating skills early on in life.

    His first sales jobs were selling flower seeds and magazines door to door, which he later turned into a paper route. Coming from a blue-collar family, the kids were always expected to have jobs so he went from newspapers to cleaning kennels  for a local vet to delivering furniture.  He put himself through Blue Ridge Community College working full time and going to  school full time. He graduated with an Associates Degree in Business Management.

    He moved to Charlottesville in 1982 where he worked at Farmington Country Club as a Restaurant Mgr. And Banquet Mgr.   He did a short stint in Richmond at the Commonwealth Club of Virginia.

    He started in real estate sales in 1989. He obtained his GRI, (Graduate of Realtor's Institute) CRS, (Certified Residential Specialist)  as well as his Broker's license and e-Pro Designation. He was Rookie of the Year in 1990 and Salesperson of the Year in 1996 for the Charlottesville Area Association of Realtors.

    He has served on the local real estate board having held many positions including his last as one of the Board of Directors.

    Being very civic minded Bob has been on the Second Street Gallery board, The Tonsler Park task force and the Belmont Neighborhood Association.  He has also served as Assistant Chief during the elections in the Clark Precinct.

    When he is not working Bob enjoys gardening and raising birds.

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  • Laura Michael
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    126 Garrett Street, Ste D
    VA 22902 US

    Phone: 434-906-1018

    Laura Michael grew up in Baltimore, Maryland and moved to Charlottesville in 1983 to raise her family in a nurturing and healthy environment.

    She briefly worked as a carpenter's apprentice in the Baltimore area. During this time she bought and renovated a rowhome by the old Memorial Stadium and became familiar with the construction of homes.

    Laura has three grown children and four grandchildren. When she is not helping people find the perfect home, she likes to attend to the many animals she has adopted while helping the Almost Home Pet Adoption Center/Nelson County SPCA.

    She met Bob Hughes in 1988 while working in a local restaurant and instantly connected with him. They have been working together in real estate since 1997.

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