John has had his real estate license for the past 25 years and has brought his experience to the team at Pickett Fence Realty in Winchester. John was a Probation Officer locally for 32 years and a teacher at James Wood High School and a local basketball official. John’s grandparents, the Bonds, were some of the first settlers of the Apple Pie Ridge area of Frederick County where John and Katie reside today in the family home. He is a lifelong resident of the area and knows it well. John brings an interesting perspective to his real estate knowledge in that he and Katie have 15 years experience in real estate in the Outer Banks area of N.C buying and managing rental properties . John was recently appointed by Governor Terry McAuliffe to the VA. Board of Corrections in Richmond for criminal justice matters .