No “Mother May I?” Required For Benchmark Realty Agents

Like many real estate professionals, Benchmark Realty’s Shelia Lunsford sets herself apart from the crowd with a specialty. Lunsford says "building a relationship of trust is paramount and her passion is investing in people, not houses." When she started out almost 10 years ago as a buyers’ agent in Murfreesboro, she was with another agency that happened to be handling several short sales. As a result Lunsford became immersed in these types of transactions long before the greatest recession this country has seen in 75 years made them so common. “I saw what was coming,” she recalled, and by 2007, she had earned her Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource designation. But, it wasn’t long before she realized she wanted more flexibility to successfully close some sales, a degree of autonomy that she ultimately found at Benchmark Realty. Today she is Benchmark’s managing broker in Murfreesboro. “Once Benchmark was here, when I took a hard look at the business model I realized it was the best for me,” she said. “The leadership of the company is a large part of why I came here. It allows business people to run their real estate business like a business, as it [...]

By |2015-02-11T14:56:37-06:00December 29th, 2012|Agent Blog, Agent Profiles|Comments Off on No “Mother May I?” Required For Benchmark Realty Agents

Freedom And More Money Make Change Easy For Benchmark Agent

Corbi Parker is a full time REALTOR® whose passion for her industry shows in everything she does–just ask those around her.  With eight years in the business, she has experienced a market that came much more easily and a current market where every dollar spent should count. Luckily, at her new home at Benchmark Realty, she gets to decide where to spend those hard-earned bucks. For more info, visit The Corbi Parker Team.  Who doesn’t hate change in life especially switching companies?  But, Benchmark agent Corbi Parker says from new business cards and signs to earning more money, her switch to Benchmark Realty in 2010 was a super easy transition and financially a no-brainer. First and foremost, Parker says why pay $18,000 to $40,000 in fees to other brokers when the majority of that money can be yours to spend how you want. “Everyone hates change, particularly real estate agents. I already liked broker Phillip Cantrell and appreciated his ethics and integrity. But, it’s not enough to like the person in charge. When I saw agents at the top of their game moving to Benchmark, it added fuel to my fire. With the systems Benchmark has in place, the transition was [...]

By |2015-02-11T14:56:38-06:00November 20th, 2012|Agent Blog, Real Estate, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Freedom And More Money Make Change Easy For Benchmark Agent