Debbie and Tara
A proven leader in the real estate industry, Tara Locke has an extensive resume of professional designations and achievements. As a Managing Broker for the last 7 years, her superior knowledge of contracts and high minded understanding of the industry has provided her a sound platform to base the next phase of her career – as an agent.
Tara increased market center profits by 300% and the agent count by 70% during her tenure as a Broker. During this time, she sharpened her negotiating skills and contract dispute resolution techniques. Paired with her warm, influential personality, you can’t ask for a better advocate when negotiating.
Tara’s deep respect for her profession can be found in how she spends her time after hours. She was just nominated the position of President of the 400 North Board of Realtors for 2015, was the President –Elect in 2014, Vice President in 2013, State Director for the GA Association of Realtors in 2013, and has served on various standards of practice and grievance committees. She is also an instructor for the Atlanta Partners Real Estate School.
In addition to her impressive achievements, Tara has a very down-to-earth personality that immediately instills a high level of trust and partnership that is very important to her clients. Her warm-hearted nature and amiable disposition has garnered respect and friendship from her clients and professional colleagues.
Debbie Negley is a 14 year resident on the Chattahoochee River with over 12 years as a Realtor, Debbie treats all her clients as if they were her neighbors. In 2013, Debbie’s knowledge, experience and exceptional customer service earned her unprecedented recognition as the #1 agent in total transactions and the #1 agent in total (dollar) sales volume for the 400 North Board of Realtors. These 2 awards have never previously been earned by any agent in the same year.
Whether a first-time home buyer or someone selling their 10th home, Debbie’s friendly style, intelligent work ethic and keen market insights combine to allow her clients to feel comfortable that they are dealing with a true professional. A Circle of Excellence member for 7 years, Debbie’s knowledge and experience in this territory allow her to market her clients’ homes effectively while at the same time, providing exceptional assistance in valuation.
Buying or selling a home is a deeply emotional process. Debbie’s goal for each transaction is to assist her client in meeting their wants while respecting their needs. While negotiating on her clients’ behalf, her wisdom and experience help guide the deal to a successful conclusion. This character trait has gained her a reputation second to none. She is praised by her clients and admired by her colleagues.