Agent Snapshot: Jean-Claude Martin, Founder/CEO, LuxuryAtl LLC, Metro Atlanta


Jean-Claude Martin is the founder/CEO of LuxuryAtl LLC/PalmerHouse Properties in Metro Atlanta.

What was your first job in the realty industry? Buyers agent.

Where did you grow up? London.

What is your favorite free-time activity? Jet skiing.

What do you do to relax when you’re stressed? Take a trip out of town.

Growing up, what did you want to be? An entrepreneur.

If you could have lunch with a well-known figure (living or not), who would it be and why? Nelson Mandela, because through struggle and oppression, he continued to aspire to achieve world peace without racial boundaries.

Where is your favorite place to hang out? East Atlanta Village.

What do you love most about the industry? Helping my clients accomplish successful real estate transactions.

How do you distinguish yourself from the crowd of agents? Implementing cutting edge real estate tools and constantly researching current market conditions.

What is the most difficult aspect of your job? Meeting client expectations.

Where do you go to network and meet new clients? I meet new clients everywhere I go. As an active Realtor, I am constantly networking, even when overseas.

What has been your greatest accomplishment? Becoming a top fashion designer.

What was the last good movie you saw or book you read? The Wolf Of Wall Street.

What is your favorite restaurant? Chops Buckhead.

Architecturally speaking, what is your favorite building in Atlanta? The Stacks Lofts.

What kind of car do you drive? Porsche Cayenne.

Smartphone or Paper? Paper.

What is your favorite city after Atlanta? London.

What is your advice for someone new to the industry? Focus on great customer service and put the client before commissions.

What’s your favorite Real Estate iPhone/Android app? Trulia.

Who are your favorite people to follow on Twitter? Inman News, DNR and CNN Money.

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