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Several workshops for real estate professionals will be held this week where leads will be given and valuable information shared.

The sessions are called “Real Estate Building Blocks for Success 2014” and will be in Woodbridge, Gainesville, Manassas, and Fredericksburg.

Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, 10 a.m.

Media Day is Every Day: The truth about social media and agents, presented by Markita Woods, the queen of mortgages, at 3350 Commission Court in Woodbridge.

Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, 1 to 2 p.m.

Building your legacy, presented by B. Doyle Mitchell, Jr., president and chief executive office at Industrial Bank, and Patricia Mitchell, executive vice-president of retail and sales operation at Industrial Bank.

Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, 5 to 7 p.m.

Real Estate Happy Hour: Pictures & Profits: How your Personal Brand and Home Photos Matter, presented by Kathy Strauss, co-founder of Imagewerks, at Bar Louie at the Promenade of Virginia Gateway.

Friday, Jan. 10, 10 – 11 a.m.

The Art & Science of Cultivating Real Estate Leads, presented by Joe Vance, vice-president of Advance Title & Settlements, at 4920 Southpoint Drive in Fredericksburg.

“This should be an awesome workshop series that will benefit everyone that attends with the hope of having a great new year of business,” said Eric Williams, with Exit Realty and the Prince William Realtors Association. “We are looking forward to sharing information from area professionals in the real estate industry that will add some new perspective to the old way of doing business. If you’re a real estate agent and you didn’t have the kind of 2013 you thought you were going to have, you don’t want to miss out this week.”

“This time of year sets the tone for Realtors, mortgage lenders and attorneys to set goals and develop the action plans they need to be successful. This series is intended to give them a jump start,” said Joe Vance, of Advance Title & Settlements. “Millions of real estate professionals national are trying to find their market edge in 2014. Our goal is to equip them with professional development knowledge from experts in their fields, effective networking and most importantly high quality real estate leads to grow their business. That’s not being offered anywhere in our region in a 60 min session.”

Admission is free but space inside the venue is limited. Call 571-308-8636 or email advancemycommunity@closeithere.com for more information.