Collins joins RE/MAX Around Atlanta

Barbara Pearson, Broker/Owner of RE/MAX Around Atlanta Results, is pleased to announce that Agent Lance Collins has joined the Peachtree City office. Lance has a long and solid background in customer service as he spent 12 years as CEO of Life-Call EMS, Stat-Line EMS and AEROMED Ambulance Service in Atlanta. This experience of service to clients has followed him to his real estate career where he states that superior customer service is his number one goal. He concentrates primarily on Single Family, Coastal, Commercial, and Investment properties.

Michele Rising earns ABR designation

Michele D. Rising with RE/MAX Around Atlanta All Stars has been awarded the Accredited Buyer Representation (ABR) designation by the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council, Inc. (REBAC) of the National Association of REALTORS.

Getting to know our new board president Dawn Scarbrough

I am proud to serve as this year’s president of the Fayette County Board of REALTORS. Representing approximately 850 REALTORS and affiliated members, we are a great group of citizens who are committed to this community now and in the future.

GMLS recognizes RE/MAX as Fayette County Number One

RE/MAX of Georgia is proud to announce that RE/MAX is the number one organization in closed volume in Fayette County according to the Georgia Multiple Listing Service, the recognized industry source for calculating all local industry statistics.

Cottage style homes popular with buyers

“Living in a cottage style home is like being on vacation without leaving home,” said Chadwick Homes Builder Representative Emily Byrd of The Home Source Realtors as she describes The Cottages of Saranac in Peachtree City.

WCR presents end of the year accolades

Stephen Walker of Purdential Georgia Realty is the Women’s Council of Realtors (WCR) Fayette Chapter 2007 Realtor of the Year. Walker is former president of the Fayette chapter of WCR and currently serves on the governing board. He is former State Treasurer of the Georgia Women’s Council of Realtors, and holds the Performance Management Network (PMN) designation from WCR.

Sheffey Cochran’s team named #1 for RE/MAX All Around All Stars

Barbara Pearson, Broker/Owner of RE/MAX Around Atlanta All Stars is proud to announce that Sheffey Cochran has achieved the Number One Team award with RE/MAX Around Atlanta Allstars for 2007.

Fayetteville’s Shawn Saylor top agent for RE/MAX Around Atlanta All Stars in 2007

Barbara Pearson, Broker/Owner of RE/MAX Around Atlanta All Stars is proud to announce that Shawn Saylor has been named Agent of the Year for 2007. Shawn has been an agent with RE/MAX for 10 years, and specializes in Commercial and Residential properties. He has earned several awards during his Real Estate career and is a consistent multi-million dollar producer and recognized as one of Atlanta top sellers by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.

Win Wilson top agent for RE/MAX Around Atlanta Results in Peachtree City in 2007

Agent of the Year, Win Wilson is congratulated by Barbara Pearson, Broker/Owner of Re/Max Around Atlanta Results, for achieving Top Agent status for 2007. Win is a (GRI) Graduate Realtor Institute.

Robinson’s team #1 for RE/MAX Around Atlanta Results in Peachtree City in 2007

Barbara Pearson, Broker/Owner of RE/MAX Around Atlanta Results in Peachtree City, congratulates Mike Robinson and Associates for being named Number One Team for 2007.

2007 Fayette County sales lowest in 10 years

By Chuck Fister
Realtor and GA Real
Property Appraiser
Special to The Citizen

Throughout 2007 I have tracked and reported to you through The Citizen the performance of Fayette County single family listings. Now that we are in a new calendar year and looking hopefully forward to a rebound in sales, it is an appropriate time to take an analytical look at 2007.

RE/MAX Around Atlanta Results welcomes Angela Chiasson to Peachtree City office

Barbara Pearson, Broker/Owner of RE/MAX Around Atlanta Results, is pleased to announce that agent Angela Chiasson has joined the Peachtree City office. Licensed for nearly 3 years, Angela has a growing list of accomplishments and designations including ABR, e-Pro, SRES, and Fayette County Board of Realtors Circle of Achievement. In addition to the Fayette County Board of Realtors, she is also a member of The Fayette Chamber, Toastmasters Club, and Womenís Council of Realtors where she has chaired the WCR Golf Tournament the past two years.

Keller Williams honors their best of 2007

Top Rookie Agent:
• Laura Weseman

Top Shooting Star:
• Danielle Mathis

• Bill Piper

Top Commercial Agent:

The Karen Allen Team joins RE/MAX Around Atlanta Results Peachtree City office

Barbara Pearson, Broker/Owner of RE/MAX Around Atlanta Results, is pleased to announce that real estate professionals Karen Allen and Sarah Boynton, known as The Karen Allen Team, have joined the Peachtree City office.

Realtor James Henkel earns CRS designation from The Council Of Residential Specialists

Realtor James Henkel has been awarded the prestigious Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) Designation by the Council of Residential Specialists, the largest not-for-profit affiliate of the National Association of Realtors (NAR).

Gunn joins PTC Coldwell Banker Bullard office

Kenneth M. Gunn is a new sales associate with the Peachtree City/Fayette County office of Coldwell Banker Bullard Realty.

Tinsley joins The Home Source Realtors

Deborah Tinsley is now affiliated with The Home Source Realtors General Brokerage office in Fayetteville. A licensed Realtor since 2003, she specializes in residential real estate in Fayette, Fulton and Clayton counties.

Randolph joins Coldwell Banker Bullard

Cynthia (Cyndi) Randolph has joined Coldwell Banker Bullard Realty as a sales associate.
Raldolph, who has been in real estate for 17 years, comes to the Bullard organization as a result of its recent merger with Coldwell Banker Fulton Realty Associates.

Mary Ann Seward and Tammy Banks join Keller Williams

Keller Williams Realty Professionals in Peachtree City is pleased to announce Mary Ann Seward as a new addition to its Sales Team. Mary Ann brings with her a licensed assistant, Tammy Banks.

Real Estate Course in Griffin Begins on Tuesday, Jan. 22

The Coldwell Banker Bullard Advantage School of Real Estate will conduct the 75-hour real estate salesperson’s course in Griffin beginning Tuesday, Jan. 22.

Prudential Georgia Realty achieves #1 market share in Fayette County Real Estate Market

With its year-to-date sales, Prudential Georgia Realty has taken top honors in real estate market share for Fayette County. The company has two offices in the county---the Peachtree City office, located at the busy intersection of Hwys. 54 and 74 in The Avenue Shopping Plaza and the Fayetteville branch at 834 S. Glynn Street. Prudential Georgia Realty has sold more property in number of units sold in Fayette County than any other real estate company this year, according to Trendgraphix reporting.

An Inconvenient Review of November Fayette County Sales

By Chuck Fister
Special to The Citizen

A December real estate column in The Citizen reported that so far in 2007 Fayette County single family homes sold on average for 97% of their listing price. Furthermore, the market time for those sold listings was about 97 days or little more than three months. That’s great news! And it was factual in that the Georgia MLS offers agents a “Market Statistics Report” that will give exactly those very metrics.

Bullard, Fulton Real Estate Companies announce merger

Steve Bullard and Jim Fulton have announced the merger of Coldwell Banker Fulton Realty Associates with the Bullard Realty organization.

Sullenberger joins RE/MAX Preferred

Broker Owner Terry Marlowe, RE/MAX Preferred in Senoia, welcomes agent Brent Sullenberger. An Atlanta native, Brent is a graduate of Feldwood High School and now resides in Fayette

Looking back at 2007

By Patti Harris Ayers
President of the Fayette County Board of Realtors

The famous philosopher Cicero said, “Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.” This time of year is all about appreciating your many loved ones and countless blessings. At this time of year, it is good to reflect on what we have, fully expressing this gratitude to everyone around us.

Sales malaise still affecting Fayette County in November Listing Performance Review

By Chuck Fister, REALTOR
Special to The Citizen

Last month in The Citizen, I reported that calendar-year 2007 sales of Fayette County single-family listings peaked in June at 204 listings sold. I also observed that, by October, sales had fallen dramatically to 111 listings sold; a 45.6% decrease from the June peak. With another month of data now analyzed, it is apparent that the sales malaise affecting Fayette County listings continued through November with only 92 listings sold.

Coldwell Banker real estate offices are collection areas for Toys for Tots campaign

Thursday, Dec. 20, is the final day to bring toys and financial contributions to the Coldwell Banker Bullard Realty and Coldwell Banker American Land Mart offices which are serving as drop-off points for the annual U. S. Marine Corps Reserve “Toys for Tots” campaign.

Peachtree Residential wins silver and gold at 27th annual Obie Awards

Peachtree Residential Properties received two awards, one silver and one gold, at this year’s Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association’s Annual OBIE Awards Ceremony, held on November 3, 2007. Sweeping the Best Building Design, Detached Model category, Peachtree Residential received the Silver Award in the $500,000 to $749,999 price category for the Brunswick model at WaterLace in Fayetteville, and first place Gold Award in the $750,000 and above category for the Clearwater model at Windfaire in Roswell.

Simms joins Home Source Realtors

Cathy Simms is now among the full-time real estate professionals at The Home Source Realtors General Brokerage office in Fayetteville. A native of Ohio and four-year resident of Fayetteville, she specializes in new and resale home sales in Fayette county and surrounding areas.

Banko joins Prudential Georgia Realty in PTC

Janine Banko, of Sharpsburg, is a new agent with Prudential Georgia Realty at The Avenue in Peachtree City.

Janine attended the Wade Gaddy School in Peachtree City for her real estate education. She is a licensed Georgia Realtor and a member of the Newnan-Coweta Board of Realtors. Her website is:

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