Kathy had the privilege of serving her Realtor peers through the Greater Greenville Association of Realtors for many years, working on it’s Board of Directors and serving on various state and local committees. She received the Distinguished honor of Residential Realtor of the Year in 2003. This award is given to recognize one’s service to the membership.
Kathy was originally licensed as a Realtor in 1980 – yes you read that correctly – over 35 years ago – in Santa Barbara California. With a broker’s license from California in hand and three young children in toe, Kathy relocated to South Carolina and came to work with the newly formed Marchant Company in 1994. She activated her Broker’s license in South Carolina and began selling subdivisions (multiple) for the company in the early 1990’s. Never stopping to look back, Kathy’s range of experience over 35 years spans the depth and variety of the real estate market. She has closed thousands of properties. Her vast knowledge and experience includes selling single family homes, working directly with builders and developers on land and development sales, complete custom home sales, apartment to condo and town home conversions, whole subdivisions of new homes, and everything in between. In approximately 2007 Kathy also added foreclosure sales representing Fannie Mae, to her expertise. Working primarily as a foreclosure specialist for the past 8 years Kathy has always been at the top of her game. She has consistently been a top producer in both listings and sales for the company since they began giving awards. In 2014 Kathy ranked in the top 1% of national Realtors for units listed and units sold.
Kathy is a member of the National Association of Home Builders’ New Home Sales Professionals and local Sales and Marketing Council, has her Certified Residential Specialist Designation (CRS), is E-Pro Certified and is a graduate of the Realtor Institute (GRI). She offers over 30 years of professional experience in the field of real estate sales.
Kathy also served on the Board of Directors for the Greenville Track Club for four years and was race director for the Greenville News Run Downtown two years in a row. She received the SC Chapter of Road Runners Club of America volunteer of the year award in 2002. She has run 5 marathons and devoted several years to a marathon training program as co-coach raising thousands of dollars for The American Diabetes Association. She retired after 20 years of teaching fitness at two local YMCA’s in 2011. She obtained her Clemson Extension Certification as a Master Gardener in 2007 and enjoys the events the organization offers. Her three children are now grown and reside in California. Kathy enjoys traveling to any water destination. Owning a home on a local lake allows Kathy to enjoy water sports including boating, swimming, fishing,kayaking and paddle boarding. She has a large vegetable garden at home and enjoys growing heirloom vegetables, canning and preserving her garden’s bounty. Kathy is a regular contributor to The Greenville Journal and writes the monthly column “See you in the garden”. Kathy practices yoga regularly and is devoted to understanding the yogic way of life. Kathy recently became the grandmother of a beautiful baby girl, which is sure to usher in a new chapter in her multi-textured life. She adores her dog Beau.
What my Clients say:
I just wanted to tell you that I love the marketing description that you put on this house! It sounds irresistible and you have highlighted the property’s features very well. I also liked the historical context by adding the old photo of the mill which nicely bookends the description.
PAST MONTHLY AWARDS:
Listing Agent of the Month (Volume): Aug ’14, Sep ’14
Listing Agent of the Month (Units): Jan ’14, Apr ’14, May ’14, Jun ’14, Aug ’14, Nov ’14, Jan ’15, Apr ’15, Sept ’15
Sales Agent of the Month (Volume): Jul ’14, Aug ’14
Sales Agent of the Month (Units): Jan ’14, Feb ’14, Mar ’14, Apr ’14, Jul ’14, Nov ’14, Dec ’14, Jan ’15, Apr ’15, Nov ’15
Unit Listing Agent of the Year: 2015
Unit Sales Agent of the Year: 2015