About Ivana Basnight 

Astute, Committed, Caring 

Ivana Basnight has spent decades helping clients transition to the right homes across Hampton Roads. She provides the finest personal service and professional representation. Ivana is astute, remarkably meticulous and dedicated to providing in-depth local market knowledge.She truly loves the area's coastal lifestyle and is delighted to share the special features of its distinctive communities.

When purchasing or selling a home, Ivana's applied expertise is a clear advantage to her clients.  As an Accredited Staging Professional, she has a passion for home design and utilizes this talent both when listing a home and when helping buyers visualize a home's potential.  Sellers benefit from the skillful marketing and staging measures she applies. 

As a local Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES), Ivana is the perfect partner to ensure a smooth transition to your next move. She understands your challenges as you think about next steps. She cares about you and the impact that relocating will have on your lifestyle; she will guide you through the many choices available, helping you to make the best decisions for you and your family! 

Ivana is a popular and well-known figure throughout Hampton Roads. As an SRES she will help to prioritize your lifestyle goals and visualize your future home and daily life. With her comprehensive knowledge of the real estate sector, her caring nature, and commitment to her clients, she is perfectly placed to help you realize your dreams! 

Real Estate Credentials and Specializations 

As an Associate Broker with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Towne Realty, Ivana Basnight provides you and your family with a tailored, end-to-end home buying, selling, and relocation service that supports you every step of the way: 


  • Associate Broker 
  • ABR
  • Accredited Staging® Professional™ (ASP™)
  • ASP
  • CRS
  • GRI
  • Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES)

Track Record 

  • Full-time Realtor since 1979 and licensed as a broker in Virginia in 1986
  • Member of Professional Standards Committee
  • Specializes in waterfront properties, senior real estate, condominiums, and golf properties


  • Realtor Emeritus Award for 40 years of service 
  • 1992 Realtor Salesperson of the Year 
  • 2003 Hampton Roads Real Estate Association Code of Ethics Award 
  • Circle of Excellence Silver, Gold, and Platinum Awards 

Personal Highlights/Community Involvement. . . 

  • Civic Activities and Accomplishments
    Advocate for the protection of the elderly.
  • Charitable Organization Volunteer
    I devote much time and resources to the American Cancer Society, church organizations and ministries (i.e. "Meals on Wheels", the Joy Ministry, Hospice Volunteer, and others), and Christian Children's Fund.
  • Sports and Hobbies
    I have a natural ability for ballroom dancing and I have won national awards for my accomplishments. I enjoy golfing with my husband and with the Ladies 18 hole golf association.  We enjoy competing in various tournaments throughout the area.
  • Married to W. Brantley Basnight, III
    Brant is a senior partner in his law firm Wolcott, Rivers, Gates.   He is a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, a Fellow in the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and has also been a Commissioner on the Virginia Beach Development Authority.