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