Auburn & Riner

A small peaceful community just outside the hub of the NRV

The last leg of Montgomery County before you cross into Floyd, Riner has vast views of rolling hills and surrounding mountains for continuous relaxing views

Community Highlights

Sinkland Farms Auburn & Riner

Sinkland Farms brings the Auburn and Riner area fun music festivals, beautiful weddings venue, fall pumpkin patches and family fun for all ages year round.

Buffalo and More Riner

Buffalo and more, located on the Montgomery County Artisan Trail, is the area’s local buffalo farm and full service restaurant featuring all things buffalo—burgers, steaks, briskets—and other meats and desserts.

John and I have worked together over the past year on several purchases and sales of both personal residences and investment properties. His knowledge of the housing market, negotiation, marketing, and buyer/seller representation have been phenomenal. I look forward to continually working with John and would highly recommend him to anyone!

Andrew Weikel

Donna is both professional and genuinely a really nice person. She has a very high degree of knowledge that helped me greatly when looking at properties. She helped me see things that I would not have noticed. She truly had my best interest at heart. I highly recommend her and her husband. They are a great team.

Zillow user

Donna was very professional and efficient. She provided a great experience throughout the whole process from needs assessment to closing. I would recommend her to anyone shopping for a new home or investment property.

Zillow user

We absolute love working with Donna. She has always been very quick to respond to a request for visiting any home we may be interested in. My husband and I neither have much knowledge when it comes to important things to keep an eye out for when buying a home and we have been in great hands with Donna. She addresses each question with care and caution as if it were her own purchase!

M. Turpin


Donna is an amazing realtor! She found our home and has continued to be a huge part of my happiness on the east coast! Her & her husband are extremely knowledgeable and together make an amazing team!


The Travis team is wonderful. They know all about the housing market and will go to great lengths to help you anyway you need. I would recommend the Travis team to anyone buying or seeking a home.

Zillow user

Working with John has been pleasure, actually the most helpful real estate agent I ever worked with. He went out of his way to help secure a good property at a really good price and he was on top of process daily until finalized. Any questions or paperwork needed was handled without hang- ups or delays. I highly recommend this team for any real estate deals to anyone who wants honest and helpful people to do business with.

Billy Friend

Donna is a top notch realtor! She is a professional and a leader in the business in this area. She sold my home very quickly (a month) and for the price I was wanting. She is an outstanding agent and just a very good person in general.

Brad B.

Saying that we were stressed and overwhelmed when looking to buy our first home would be an understatement. Donna helped calm all of our worries, was there to answer any questions we had, and most importantly was upfront and honest about the whole process. She is a wonderful business woman, as well as a wonderful person! We have, and will continue to, recommend her to anyone looking to buy or sell a home and will absolutely come to her in the future!

Zillow user

Hi John, We were down at the Lake a couple of weekends ago and I just wanted to THANK YOU for how wonderful everything turned out. It turned out even better than I imagined it could. I had a hard time looking past the dump that it was. I’m so glad you and David were able to help us see what it could look like. Thanks for making everything go so smoothly. I never had to worry about a thing (except whether I had picked the right floors/cabinets/etc … that was really hard for me!) What really amazes me is how everything looks exactly as if that was how it was planned from the beginning. Thanks for everything!

Teresa Swarthout

THANK YOU John! You’ve help create our dream home! We are so happy with all that you’ve done.

Brent and Carol Besag

Mr. Travis, Marie and I appreciate all the work and time you put in with us. We are settled in and loving our new home. Thank you again John.

Lee and Marie Sinks

John Travis went above and beyond to help. I probably would not have bought if John and his wife hadn’t made the process so easy. The whole process was made so simple for me – it was perfect. If and when I see, John and his wife will be the first people I call. They were wonderful.

Martha Currin

John Travis was an excellent realtor. His experience in construction was very helpful. Also John was one of the only realtors ever to advise us on not overpaying to advise us on not overpaying for a house. He would advise us on each house on what the most we should pay. I will refer John to other home buyers. John Travis was great!

Amanda Marsh

Featured Listings

Featured listings in Auburn and Riner







The median listing price in Auburn & Riner was $198,000 in October 2016 as compared to $234,000 in October 2015 and $182,000 in October 2014.  Source:

The average days on the market was 196 in October 2016 as compared to 106 days in October 2015 and 136 days in October 2014.

There were 38 available properties in October 2016.

Things we love in Auburn & Riner

Auburn & Riner Virginia

Central to Floyd, Christiansburg and I-81, this area allows for a quick trip to the mall and restaurants in Christiansburg, easy access to the interstate for travels, and the country, small town feel of downtown Floyd.

Auburn Hills Golf Course

The community features a beautiful, eighteen-hole golf course in the Auburn Hills neighborhood with backdrops of new construction, rolling hills and mountains.

Blue Ridge Parkway Riner

Located at the Route 8-Tuggle Gap Exit of the Blue Ridge Parkway, this small community allows for a scenic drive through winding back roads with natural landscapes for those awe-inducing moments.

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