Marietta, GA – October 29, 2010 – (RealEstateRama) — Cobb County Realtor Kim Perez was recently awarded the Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI) designation by the Georgia and National Associations of REALTORS®. Kim, who is based out of Prudential Georgia Realty’s Northwest office at 2414 Marietta Highway in West Cobb, joins other topproducers in the residential real estate industry who hold the GRI designation across the nation.

Kim Perez completedthe 90-hour curriculum required to achieve the highly acclaimed designation byattending an intensive series of instruction covering a variety of subjectsincluding contract law, professional standards, sales and marketing, finance,and risk reduction.

With thisdesignation and through increased awareness of current topics important to thereal estate professional, such as legal issues, Kim can better serveprospective clients and customers. The GRI designation sets the individualswho have attained it apart from other practitioners because it indicates to thepublic that the individuals have obtained a professional education foundation onwhich to base the services they provide, and that they are members of the National Association of Realtors and abide by its Code of Ethics.

Kim is alocal graduate of Stone Mountain High School and earned a Bachelor’s degree inMarketing from Georgia State University. She concentrates on residentialreal estate in the Cobb County and surrounding region.Professionally, Kim is a member of the Cobb Association of Realtors, theGeorgia Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors. Priorto entering the real estate field, she spent six years as a paralegal.

To reach her for more information onthe local real estate market, please call Kim Perez at 770-421-8600 or visit toconduct a complete search of nearly 100,000 available properties in metro Atlanta.

Prudential Georgia Realty is ranked by RealEstate Magazine as one of the top 50 real estate companies in the United States. It is an independently owned andoperated member of Prudential Real Estate Affiliates and is the 12thlargest Prudential real estate affiliate in North America. Prudential Georgia Realty recentlybecame the first large brokerage company in the nation to win the Realtor.comOnline Marketing Award of Excellence.

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TC McClenning, Public Relations Manager678-352-3317 (direct line)
Prudential Georgia Realty

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