Agent Snapshot: Margie Medlin, Realtor, RE/MAX Pure

Name: Margie Medlin

Title: Realtor

Company: RE/MAX Pure

What was your first job in the realty industry? Sales Associate

Where did you grow up? Cobb County, Georgia

Growing up, what did you want to be? I always said I wanted to be a nurse, and I suppose I am fulfilling that to some degree… nursing deals to the closing table!

What do you do to relax when you’re stressed? Meditate and think positive affirmations

If you could have lunch with a well-known figure (living or not), who would it be and why? Any of our presidents, I would love to know their take on our country, issues we are facing, etc.

Where is your favorite place to hang out? Enjoy the arts, live music, plays, musicals

What do you love most about the industry? Meeting great people that have a common goal of homeownership

How do you distinguish yourself from the crowd of agents? Putting my knowledge of the industry, and being a native of the area gives me a leg up on all the history. The 28 plus years of the knowledge and practices helps calm the fears of the transaction.

What is the most difficult aspect of your job? Time commitments which hinders sometimes the family time

Where do you go to network and meet new clients? Very involved in my church, community involvement and volunteering

What has been your greatest accomplishment? I’ve held many sales and leadership awards over the years, receiving the Tony Serkedakis “Lifetime Achievement Award ” in 2015. This award is not given every year and to receive this award meant the world to me that my peers bestowed that award to me.

What was the last good movie you saw or book you read? Recently just saw Sully. Such a great movie and really made an impact on perseverance and attitude.

What is your favorite restaurant? All the restaurants on the Marietta Square.

Architecturally speaking, what is your favorite building in Atlanta? State Capitol and the Gold Dome.

What kind of car do you drive? Lexus with tons of miles. I need a new car

Smartphone or paper? Samsung 8 plus

What is your favorite city after Atlanta? Of course Marietta, where I live, work and play!

In 10 words or less, what is your advice for someone new to the industry? Pick a great mentor with great work ethic and attitude.

What’s your favorite real estate iPhone/Android app? Google Maps!

Who are your favorite people to follow on Twitter? My family, love to keep up with all their activities