Agent Snapshot: Jake Duffy, Real Estate Consultant, Keller Williams Atlanta Perimeter

Name: Jake Duffy

Title: Real Estate Consultant

Company: Keller William Realty Atlanta Perimeter

What was your first job in the realty industry? Marketing Consultant

Growing up, what did you want to be? When I was in college, I interviewed two of my parents’ friends – a doctor and a lawyer – and asked them the secret to success. They both attributed their financial success to their real estate investment.

What do you do to relax when you’re stressed? I love the Atlanta BeltLine.

If you could have lunch with a well-known figure (living or not), who would it be and why? Ryan Gravel, creator of the Atlanta BeltLine, or President Harry Truman

Where is your favorite place to hang out? Buckhead or Morningside

How do you distinguish yourself from the crowd of agents? I’m trustworthy and I go the extra mile for my clients.

What is the most difficult aspect of your job? Finding people what they are looking for and setting realistic aspirations for clients

What has been your greatest accomplishment? I’ve been blessed with helping everyone from first-time owners to those wanting their multi million dollar dream home. It’s not about me, it’s about my clients!

What was the last good movie you saw or book you read? Movie: “The Shack” Book: “Unshackled (Diary of a Prodigal Son)” by Kit Cummings

What is your favorite restaurant? Any of Ford Fry’s restaurants, especially King + Duke

Architecturally speaking, what is your favorite building in Atlanta? The Margaret Mitchell House

What kind of car do you drive? Kia Sorento

Smartphone or paper? Smartphone, specifically iPhone

What is your favorite city after Atlanta? Asheville, NC

In 10 words or less, what is your advice for someone new to the industry? Be yourself and have fun with what you do!

What’s your favorite real estate iPhone/Android app? Keller Williams Realty app is great for finding homes in the Atlanta Metro Area.

Who are your favorite people to follow on Twitter? My boys