Agent Snapshot: Marsha Sell, Broker Associate, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

Name: Marsha Sell

Job Title: Broker Associate

Company: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices GA Properties – East Cobb

What was your first job in the realty industry? I was an agent with a very small real estate company called Jackson Realty in Chamblee

Where did you grow up? Kentucky

Growing up, what did you want to be? Newspaper Editor like my father

What do you do to relax when you’re stressed? Shop

If you could have lunch with a well-known figure (living or not), who would it be and why? Ronald Reagan because he was truly a great President. I would like to ask him what his solutions would be to today’s problems and issues with politics.

Where is your favorite place to hang out? I rarely “hang out”, but it would be doing something with one of my grandchildren who are now adults – ages 21 and 19. I love going on cruises with them.

What do you love most about the industry? What it has enabled me to do for my grandchildren by providing them with a strong basic education when they were in elementary, at an excellent private school. They continued to thrive through high school and now even though they have scholarships to college, I can still help them in their advanced education.

How do you distinguish yourself from the crowd of agents? Years of Experience

What is the most difficult aspect of your job? Focusing with all of the distractions – phone, texts, email.

Where do you go to network and meet new clients? Atlanta Country Club

What has been your greatest accomplishment?  Celebrating my 45th anniversary in real estate. I got my license on April 23, 1973! Also, I’ve received every Phoenix award offered by the Atlanta Board. Years ago, when it was allowed I received my Phoenix award from the DeKalb Board of Realtors AND the Cobb Board of Realtors.

What was the last good movie you saw or book you read? I like reading anything that has to do with the power of the mind, and how we are responsible for creating our own reality.

What is your favorite restaurant? Houston’s and Seasons 52.

Architecturally speaking, what is your favorite building in Atlanta? High Museum

What kind of car do you drive? 2017 Lexus RX 350

Smartphone or paper? BOTH

What is your favorite city after Atlanta? San Diego

In 10 words or less, what is your advice for someone new to the industry? Practice The Platinum Rule in all of your business dealings.

What’s your favorite real estate iPhone/Android app? Android “To Do Reminder”

Who are your favorite people to follow on Twitter? I don’t follow on Twitter.


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