ATLANTA – (Aug. 19, 2008) – Harry Norman, Realtors
Peachtree City Office sales associate, Dorrie Marsh
, will be recognized at the Georgia Association of REALTORS’® GAR Annual Convention and Trade Expo as one of 35 individuals nominated for GAR’s REALTOR® of the Year award.
Only 35 people out of more than 40,000 across the state were nominated for the 2008 REALTOR® of the Year award. Since 1920, the GAR has recognized one of its members with this prestigious award.“I am honored to be representing the Fayette County Board of REALTORS®- FCBR as their REALTOR® of the Year. I firmly believe that in order to achieve success in your business, you have to commit to your profession and your community,” commented Ms. Marsh.The recipient of the REALTOR® of the year award is an individual who, in the judgment of his or her peers, has made the most significant contribution to the real estate profession and to the community during the year. These individuals exemplify what it means to be a REALTOR®.Dawn Scarbrough, 2008 FCBR President added, “Dorrie has not only been an active part of the real estate community in Fayette County, but is also a key leader at the local and state level for this county’s Board. Dorrie was also recently chosen to serve a 2-year term as one of GAR’s Regional Directors beginning in January 2009. She is a great asset, loving mother of two great kids and to her clients and fellow REALTORS® - a dedicated REALTOR® to her profession.”All nominees must be a current or past REALTOR® of the Year with a local real estate board. The GAR REALTOR® of the year will be announced during the President's Banquet on Friday, Sept. 5, 2008, at the Association's Annual Convention and Trade Expo in Destin, Fla.The Fayette County Board of REALTORS® is one of nearly 1600 local boards and associations of REALTORS® nationwide that comprise the National Association of REALTORS®. As the nation's largest trade association, NAR is "The Voice for Real Estate," representing more than 1,250,000 members involved in all aspects of the real estate industry.The Georgia Association of REALTORS®, the Voice for Real Estate in Georgia™, is a voluntary professional association of approximately 40,000 licensed real estate brokers and salespersons engaged in all aspects of the real estate business throughout the state of Georgia.About Harry Norman, Realtors®
Founded in 1930, Harry Norman, Realtors® is Atlanta’s oldest residential real estate firm with 20 offices and over 1,000 sales associates. Harry Norman, Realtors® is a wholly-owned subsidiary of HomeServices of America, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate. HomeServices is the second-largest full-service independent residential real estate brokerage firm in the U.S. Through its affiliation with HomeServices of America, Harry Norman, Realtors® is part of a real estate family of 20,000 sales associates spanning 19 states. Harry Norman, Realtors® also achieves international exposure through membership in such exclusive real estate networks as Leading Real Estate Companies of the World™ the largest network of independent residential real estate firms, with 650 members representing 4,700 office and 120,000 associates across the U.S. and in over 20 countries. For additional information, visit www.harrynorman.com