Atlanta SMC Wins Gold at Nationals

Atlanta Sales and Marketing Council (SMC) won the GOLD award at the Nationals for Best Sales & Marketing Council (250 - 500 members) for the 2005 - 2006 year.  This award, presented by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) during the International Builders Show, honors Sales & Marketing Councils for outstanding organization, programs, education, community involvement, promotion and membership[...]

RE/MAX Around Atlanta agent Brenda J. Thomas receives CRS

Brenda J. Thomas, an agent with the RE/MAX Around Atlanta Duluth office in Gwinnett County recently received her Certified Residential Specialist designation. Brenda retired from BellSouth after 27 years, and she started her real estate career in 2003. Becoming an agent was a way for this New Orleans native to stay active after retirement. Brenda said she joined RE/MAX based on[...]

RE/MAX Around Atlanta agent Linda Ostrowski receives broker's license

RE/MAX Around Atlanta Sandy Springs office agent Linda Ostrowski recently received her real estate broker's license. She lives in Cobb County with her family and sells town homes, condos and single family homes. Linda said she obtained her broker's license because it was another opportunity for her to gain additional knowledge about real estate. She has worked with RE/MAX Around Atlanta for more than two[...]

Atlanta Home Builder Sharp donates to charity

On Thursday morning, Sharp Residential's President Tom Sharp donated a $200,000 check to the Georgia Transplant Foundation, a nonprofit organization that aids transplant recipients, people who need transplants and transplant patients' families in Georgia. The money was raised by Sharp through the sell of the Georgia Transplant House at Sharp's Forsyth County community Parkstone. Rhonda Newton and her husband purchased the[...]

Microsoft Maping Tool

Microsoft has released "Bird's Eye" and 3D imagery of Atlanta as part of its free Live Search offering. This is a neat and useful tool for those looking for a home in metro Atlanta. It could also be useful for developers looking at land. Bird's eye imagery is a highly interactive mapping feature providing aerial imagery with[...]

Kristen Anclien, Megan Pafford become owners of RE/MAX AA Sandy Spring office

Becoming some of the youngest RE/MAX office owners in the company, Megan Pafford and Kristen Anclien recently purchased the RE/MAX Around Atlanta Sandy Springs office. Both business owners are younger than 34, and they want to connect to the younger generation of real estate agents Many young people want to be their own boss, and real estate offers this opportunity. Megan[...]