Agent Snapshot: Nikita Garland, Associate Broker, Coldwell Banker Residential – Perimeter

by Timothy Inklebarger

What was your first job in the real estate industry? Realtor for MetroBrokers in 2006

Where did you grow up? Dayton, OH

Growing up, what did you want to be? I wanted to own my own business. 

What do you do to relax when you’re stressed? Listen to music

If you could have lunch with a well-known figure (living or not), who would it be and why? Beyonce

Where is your favorite place to hang out? Avalon or the Battery

What do you love most about the industry? Working with people, being a part of their American Dream

How do you distinguish yourself from the crowd of agents? Being myself and letting my clients know that there is no judgement. I have been there or through some things – explaining to them this isn’t no cake walk.

What is the most difficult aspect of your job? Failing to deliver what my clients’ expectation are.

Where do you go to network and meet new clients? Everywhere. I am a people person. I meet no strangers.

What has been your greatest accomplishment? Making the Million Dollar Club and becoming a broker

What was the last good movie you saw or book you read? Hustlers with J.Lo and Cardi B was the last good movie. Book was “How to Become a Successful Real Estate Investor.”

What is your favorite restaurant? STK or Ray’s on the River

Architecturally speaking, what is your favorite building in Atlanta? The King and Queen building. I love to look at it lit at night.

What kind of car do you drive? Lexus 350

What is your favorite city after Atlanta? Las Vegas

In 10 words or less, what is your advice for someone new to the industry? Don’t be a secret agent.

Who are your favorite people to follow on Twitter? Diddy, Kim Kardashian, and HGTV