Husband and wife join RE/MAX

Kina Surfus

Barbara Pearson is pleased to announce that Sam and Kina Surfus have joined RE/MAX Around Atlanta Results in Peachtree City. Sam is a seasoned veteran of the Georgia residential market and has just celebrated his 26th year in the real estate business. He has received numerous prestigious awards over the years including Top Agent (7 times), Man of the Year, RE/MAX Hall of Fame, Who’s Who in Georgia Real Estate, Life time Million Dollar Club, and Active Phoenix.

Susan Norton joins Exit Encore Realty

Susan Norton

Pat Lovell, Broker-Owner of Exit Encore Realty is pleased to announce that Susan Norton recently joined Exit Encore Realty as a Realtor/Associate.

Exceptional service results in 2006 Gold Award for Greene

Wendy Greene

Surveys from real estate transactions have been tabulated and the Metro Brokers agent in Peachtree City who has earned her customers’ highest ranking is Wendy Greene.

Glenda Smith joins Exit Encore Realty

Glenda Smith

Pat Lovell, Broker-Owner of Exit Encore Realty is proud to announce that Glenda Smith recently joined Exit Encore Realty as a Realtor/Associate.

Ravin Homes agent luncheon a success

On Tuesday, June 19, Ravin Homes, Inc. hosted its first Intimate Agent Luncheon at the City Café in Fayetteville. The purpose of the luncheon was to thank those agents who have visited one of the communities currently being offered by Ravin Homes in both Fayetteville and Peachtree City.

The Home Source Realtors unveils Red, White and Blue Tour of Homes

The Home Source Realtors, one of Atlanta’s leading residential real estate companies has unveiled plans for the Coweta/Fayette Tour of Homes. Scheduled for June 16-17 and 23-24, the free tour will showcase more than 25 homes across nine communities throughout Fayette and Coweta counties.

Know your market

Consumer Corner

Presented by the Fayette County Board of REALTORS

President, Patti Harris Ayers

Tired of working alone to sell your home? Become a team with a REALTOR. This idea of teamwork is the concept of "hiring" a professional to help in the selling of your home. Even conceding that the For Sale By Owner route is doable, the hidden costs tolerable and the sellers willing, serious problems could be faced along the way. Creating this knowledgeable team who can help ease the burden of some of these problems is the daily goal of your Realtor.

Home Source visit Del Webb seminar

Home Source and Dell Webb

The Home Source Realtors were recent guests of a Pulte/Del Webb community introduction event highlighting the new Sun City Peachtree community coming soon to Spalding County south of Atlanta.

The Home Source Realtors ranked among top in nation for relocation services

Home Source Relocation Services

The Home Source Realtors was just named one of Atlanta’s top residential real estate companies by the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Book of List, but the company is not resting on its successes.

Susan Fitzgerald named tops on Atlanta's Best Realtors List

You rarely see Susan Fitzgerald of The Home Source Realtors walking anywhere! She's usually talking on her cell phone, checking an arm full of real estate forms, arranging appointments or home inspections, and hurrying to her car to meet customers and show property - all at the same time!

Lofty lifestyle offered at The Village at Lexington Circle in Peachtree City

Lofty living at Lexington

The live/work lifestyle has come to fruition in Peachtree City with the creation of The Village at Lexington Circle. The unique community is an enclave of just 46 loft, 2, 3 and 4-bedroom townhomes priced from the mid $200s.

Prudential Georgia Realty's Peachtree City office announces its top agents for 2006

Amy Patton Amy Patton

The Prudential Georgia Realty Peachtree City, located in its state-of-the-art facilities in The Avenue Shopping Plaza at the corner of Hwy. 54 and Hwy. 74, recently honored its top sales associates for 2006.

Local broker receives top RE/MAX honor

Barbara Pearson

Barbara Pearson, Broker/Owner of RE/MAX Around Atlanta AllStars in Fayetteville and RE/MAX Around Atlanta Results in Peachtree City, received the Distinguished Service Award at the RE/MAX International Convention held recently in Atlanta.

Fayette county realtor completes mission trip to Africa

Remax mission to Africa

Penny Hodges, a REALTOR with RE/MAX Around Atlanta Results, recently returned from a 12 day mission trip to Liberia, West Africa. Penny was part of a 17 member team from the Peachtree City United Methodist Church that completed this life-changing journey.

Innovative Fayetteville real estate brokerage and marketing firm set to re-invent the buying and selling process

Splendid Source Interiors has been serving the Fayette community since 2004, providing Market Readiness Services, such as home staging and contractor referral. Rhonda Steger, owner and founder, set one simple, yet powerful goal for her company: help people sell homes faster and for more money. Over the past three years Splendid Source Interiors has been responsive to changes in homeowner needs and market opportunities, such as building a large inventory of furnishings for use in vacant homes, and creating a full service Design Center in Fayetteville, the only one of its kind in the Atlanta area.

The Home Source taps Sides as broker for new office

The Home Source Realtors, one of Atlanta’s Top 25 real estate companies, welcomes Leah Sides as its Broker for the Fayetteville office.

Four reasons why owning a home beats renting

Time for a history lesson: Many of us have learned that May 1st is otherwise known as May Day, but what does that mean here in the United States? Anyone, anyone? May Day commemorates 1886’s Haymarket Riot in Chicago, which, among other things, coincided with the introduction of the 8-hour workday into U.S. law.

RE/MAX’s McPherson accepts Builder’s Visionary Award

RE/MAX of Georgia Regional Owner Howard McPherson accepted the Builder’s Visionary Award at the 2007 Christian City Gala held at the Georgia International Convention Center.

Henson team to join Prudential Georgia Realty

Prudential Georgia Realty is proud to announce the Henson Team, consisting of sisters Kay Henson Lloyd, Lee Henson McKinney and Linda Henson Sorrow, has joined its growing sales force. They are based out of the company’s Peachtree City office in The Avenues Shopping Plaza.

Greater Atlanta Home Builders class guides first-time home buyers through process

The Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association (HBA) is offering a free class to educate and guide first-time home buyers through the process of buying or building a new home. The Academy for New Home Buyers class will be from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 19, at the HBA Housing Center, located at 1484 Brockett Road in Tucker.

Spring tour at Lake Redwine

Lake Redwine Plantation, Coweta’s prestigious new homes community, will host a Spring Tour and Open House on the last Saturday of the month, April 28, 2007, from 12:30-4 p.m. The event completely free and is open to the general public. Licensed real estate agents are invited as well.

Farmer joins Bank of Georgia’s Commercial Lending team, will serve as Vice President

The Bank Of Georgia is pleased to announce the addition of Kathy N. Farmer, Vice President to their Commercial Lending Team.

Two big awards for Greene

Awards for Greene

President and CEO of GMAC Home Services John Bearden presented Wendy Greene with two national real estate awards for 2006 at the recent Real Estate Celebration held in Atlanta. Greene received two national Top 100 Sales awards based on her outstanding sales performance. Pictured is Kevin Levent, President and CEO of Metro Brokers, presenting Ms. Greene the Top Sales Associate Award for the Peachtree City Office. In addition, Greene was recognized as a member of the Summit Club Century, Millionaire’s Club and Hall of Fame. Greene has enjoyed the honor of being a member of these clubs for several successive years. She is an associate of the Metro Brokers GMAC Peachtree City Office. Photo/Special.

Local realtor earns two real estate designations to better serve her clients

Marsha Cook, a Realtor with Prudential Georgia Realty, has recently been awarded the Graduate, Realtor Institute (GRI) designation by the Georgia Association of Realtors as well as the Certified Skilled Negotiator (CSN) designation.

CENTURY 21 Scarbrough Properties’ Jernigan achieves Centurion Producer Award for Individual Sales Production

John Scarbrough, broker/owner of CENTURY 21 Scarbrough Properties announced today that Myra Jernigan, sales associate with the office recently earned the CENTURY 21 System’s CENTURION Producer Award following her 2006 sales success.

Allen and Steele earn Masters Award for 2006 Sales Production

CENTURY 21 Southern Crescent is pleased to announce that Century 21 Real Estate LLC recently recognized Brenda Allen and JoAn Steele, sales associates with the office, as two of the System’s top-producers nationwide when it honored them with the coveted ruby level CENTURY 21 Masters Award.

Gaddy School offers courses on Tuesday evenings

Gaddy School at night

The Gaddy School has announced the offering of real estate continuing education courses in the evening. “We call our new program “Tuesday Evening” because we will offer our courses on two Tuesday evenings each month”, Wade Gaddy, the Director and Principal Instructor of The Gaddy School, explained. “We are offering some really great courses that normally would only be available in day classes. For example, we have “Communicating With Your Mind, Your Body and Your Soul” a course that teaches personality profiling, reading body language, and understanding the five love languages as they relate to developing rapport in real estate.

WCR hosts guest speakers

WCR guest speakers

Guest speakers at the recent monthly meeting of the Fayette chapter of Women’s Council of Realtors (WCR) include Tom Spurlin, WCR Atlanta chapter president (second from left), and Chris Allessio, Edward Jones investment representative (far right). Discussing the local real estate market with them are Fayette WCR President-Elect Kay McInroe of Prudential Georgia Real Estate (far left), and Fayette WCR President Shawn Parker of The Home Source Realtors. WCR is an organization of real estate professionals which strives to create business opportunities, develop skills for the future, and encourage members’ potential for success. Program topics serve as a resource for personal and professional growth, and provide information about local activities of interest to the real estate community. Realtors and those in affiliated professions are invited to WCR monthly breakfast meetings at the Wyndham Peachtree Conference Center. For more formation call Shawn Parker at 770-487-9722. Photo/Special.

The Home Source cuts ribbon at new location

Home Source ribbon cutting

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Tuesday, Feb. 13 for the opening of the new Fayetteville office of The Home Source Realtors located at 235 South Glynn Street - two blocks south of the Court House.

Circle of achievement members honored at spring ball

The Fayette County Board of REALTORS Circle of Achievement (formerly known as Million Dollar Club) changed its name in 2006 to better reflect the efforts and accomplishments of its members. REALTOR members must close at least one million in new business during the qualifying year. In order to keep pace with the current real estate market, levels will move to 1.5 million in 2007 and 2.0 million in 2008.

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