Fun Ways to Attract Buyers

FREE PUREBRED PUPPY WITH ACCEPTED CONTRACT! The Atlanta Sales & Marketing Council held a Sales & Marketing round table earlier this week.  One of the topics was how to generate traffic and attract buyers.  Overall the group decided that buyer promos must be fun and catchy.  Ironically, the day after the roundtable, I was emailed a flier with the headline, "Free Purebred[...]

Peachtree Residential Names Daryl Dennis Builder of the Year

Peachtree Residential recently named Daryl Dennis the company's Builder of the Year. Dennis is the project manager at Sterling on the Lake, and is responsible for the construction and quality of the homes Peachtree Residential builds within the community. Dennis has been with the company since 2004, and in 2006 he built and closed on more homes than any other[...]

Atlanta SMC Wins Gold at Nationals

Atlanta Sales & 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[...]

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[...]

Atlanta SMC donates $34,000 to Charity

At its 2006 Holiday luncheon, the Atlanta Sales & Marketing Council (SMC) donated $34,000 to four different charities. The funds, raised through a silent auction held in the fall, were distributed equally in $8,500 checks to Georgia Canines for Independence, CURE Childhood Cancer, Georgia National Guard Foundation and HomeAid Atlanta. Photo: Ramona Nichols with Georgia Canines for Independence receives a check[...]