T. Lamar Jarvis`s Biography
I took my first real estate course in 1975. I was licensed in 1985 in Texas and have been licensed in Georgia since 1990. From 1990 to 1994 I worked as a Contract Specialist with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)/Resolution Trust Corporation (RTC) and was responsible for putting auction contracts in place through which was sold 300 to 500 properties (houses, land and comercial) PER WEEK for over 3 years -- equivalent to making the million dollar club DAILY for over 36 months! I was the one-on-one Trainer for real estate agents of one of the largest independently owned, non-franchise real estate companies in Georgia, Bob Wood Realty prior to joining Virtual Properties Realty. While at Virtual Properties, I have held various positions, including Qualifying Broker / Auctioneer of Platter Realty, LLC / REBidNow.com (online auction/bidding platform), Managing Broker of a satellite office, Assistant Managing Broker / Recruiter / Agent Support at the corporate office. Virtual Properties Realty was the FIRST real estate company in the Atlanta area to offer sellers a Virtual Reality Tour of their property. I am currently Associate Broker / Auctioneer at Weichert, Realtors - Private Realty Group & RealtyBidNow.com (Live and Online Auctions), main office in Buford, GA, just north of Metro Atlanta. As of 2009, Weichert has nearly 18,000 sales associates in more than 500 company-owned and franchised sales offices in key markets throughout the U.S. A family of full-service real estate and financial services companies, Weichert helps customers buy and sell both residential and commercial real estate, and streamlines the delivery of mortgages and home and title insurance.
My business approach is simple: Respond quickly to the needs of buyers and sellers. Help clients make informed decisions by giving them the advice and expertise of a Professional Real Estate Broker. My motto is to be "Professionally Persistent" in getting the job done for both buyers and sellers of all types of real estate.
I was born on February 12, 1955 -- same day as Abraham Lincoln! I have an Associate of Arts (AA) degree in Legal Systems as well as a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Professional Development/Management. I attended Georgia Tech on a full academic scholarship. I was named to Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. I am single again. I have twin daughters (Sandra and Sabrina) and a married step-daughter (Heather and Michael).
I specialize in working with BOTH buyers and sellers in all types of real estate transactions including residential, land and commercial as well as providing property & casualty insurance and auction services.
First Multiple Listing Service (FMLS)
Licensed Insurance Agent for Property and Casualty in GA
Metro Listing Service (MLS)
Million Dollar Club
National and State Board of Realtors
Auctioneer - GA
Real Eastate Broker - GA & AL