To earn a designation, a REALTOR® a real estate agent has taken coursework and demonstrated specific skills, performance and knowledge in a particular area of the real estate industry.
GRI- Graduate REALTORS Institute
ABR- Accredited Buyers Representative
CRS- Certified Residiential Specialist
Affiliated with ReMax Boone Realty since 1993
Active member of the Columbia Chamber of Commerce
Active member of the National Association of REALTORS
Active member of the Missouri Association of REALTORS
Active member of the Columbia Board of REALTORS
Lifetime member of the "Million Dollar Club"
Member of the ReMax "President's Club"
Member of the ReMax "Platinum Club"
Member of the ReMax "Executive Club"
Member of the ReMax "100 Club"
Member of Women's Council of REALTORS
Member of Women's Network
Past Branch Manager of Centuty State Bank
Graduate of David H. Hickman High School
Attended Central Missouri State University
Past Secretary Allpha Sigma Alpha Sorority
Past Treasurer New Haven Elementary PTA
Past Volunteer Building Coordinator Rock Bridge Elementary
Past Treasurer Rock Bridge Elementary PTA
Past Treasurer King's Daughter Silver Circle
Married Alan Barnes 1976
Two Children- Justin and Megan
Fourth generation Boone Countian
To serve my clients in a professional and informed way. My ultimate goal is to complete eash transaction with a win-win conclusion for all parties involved (buyers, sellers, as well as all other professionals in the real estate industry) so that all may look back on the experience as a pleasant and profitable endeavor. My goal is not only to be a salesperson but to enhance special relationships with each client that will flow beyond real estate and will be utilized into the community to which I am very proud to be a part of.
Valerie Barnes, GRI, ABR, CRS
A REALTOR® is a member of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION of REALTORS® and subscribes to its strict Code of Ethics.Code of Ethics
The Code establishes time-honored and baseline principles that come from the collective experiences of REALTORS® since the Code of Ethics was first established in 1913. Those principles can be loosely defined as:
Loyalty to clients;
Fiduciary (legal) duty to clients;
Cooperation with competitors;
Truthfulness in statements and advertising;
and non-interference in exclusive relationships that other REALTORS® have with their clients.