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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hodnett Cooper Real Estate announces 2019 Annual Award Winners

SIMONS ISLAND, GA (January 14, 2020) – Each year, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hodnett Cooper Real Estate recognizes agents that have demonstrated outstanding listing and sales performance, a positive attitude, devoted work ethic and a positive impact on the community. The following agents were recently awarded for their 2019 accomplishments:

Erin Vaughn Top Producing Agent of the Year

Erin Vaughn was honored with the “Top Producing Agent of the Year” Award. This awardaward2 recognizes the exceptional level of accomplishment for the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hodnett Cooper agent with the highest sales volume for the year.

Erin finished 2019 with over $13 million in total sales volume and over 70 transaction sides.

Pat Cooper, President and Broker of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hodnett Cooper Real Estate stated, “Erin had an outstanding year; we are so happy to have her as a member of our family and are so proud of her accomplishments, year after year. She works so hard for her clients.”

Jennifer HatcherOpen Heart & Hands Awardaward5

Jennifer Hatcher was the recipient of the “Open Heart & Hands Award” for 2019. She was nominated by her peers for her numerous charitable efforts and positive community impact.

Jen donates a significant amount of time and effort to several organizations in the community. She volunteers with Keep Golden Isles Beautiful (and started their New Year’s Day beach cleanup program three years ago), she also volunteers with One Hundred Miles, assists with various food drives in the community, and more.

“Jen loves being a part of the Golden Isles and her efforts to keep it clean are impressive. She is passionate about conservation efforts and keeps us informed of how we can help. We should all strive to be a little bit more like Jen and dedicate our time and effort to a worthy cause with the same pride that she does.”

Ken Haynes – Rising Star Award

The Rising Star Award recognizes an agent that has joined the real estate industry withinaward4 the last 24 months who has demonstrated dedication, a positive attitude and has had an exceptionally outstanding listing and sales performance. REALTOR, Ken Haynes was the recipient of this award.

Ken has achieved over $5 million in sales during his first two years as a real estate agent. He is active in the local community and is enthusiastically engaged in the real estate industry.

Pat Cooper shared, “I am so pleased to present this award to Ken. He has launched an incredible real estate career with us and we just love his positive attitude.”


“We are incredibly proud of these agents for their outstanding achievements in 2019. I can’t wait to see what 2020 holds for them.” says Pat Cooper.

Real Estate Transactions & Sales In The Golden Isles

Real Estate Market Update

Hodnett Cooper Real Estate ranks the highest in the number of closed transactions and in sales volume on St. Simons Island and Mainland Glynn County, year after year.  Be confident when choosing a Hodnett Cooper team member to assist you with buying or selling real estate, that you have partnered with the proven market leader in the Golden Isles.

We work hard to earn these rankings because to us, it represents satisfied buyers and sellers in the Golden Isles.  In each and every transaction, Hodnett Cooper provides the highest level of experience, expertise and service.  We believe that when you exceed your clients’ expectations, success will follow. The below statistics are based on GIAR MLS sales information from January 1 – December 31st 2016.

Number of Transactions Glynn County – January through December 2016
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Housing Market Trends You Want To Know In 2017

3 Key Points about 2017’s Housing Market from a recent article in The Washington Post

In his recent article with the Washington Post, David Charron, president and chief executive of Rockville-based multiple-listing service MRIS, shared what we can expect to see in the housing market in 2017.  While geared towards the Washington-area, it is also pertinent to other areas of the country, including the Golden Isles.  To summarize, although mortgage rates will climb, inventory should improve and buyers will have more options for financing a home.  Here are 3 key points we would like to share from his article. Continue reading