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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hodnett Cooper Real Estate announces 2018 Annual Award Winners

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Golden Isles brokerage leader announces winners of their 2018 annual awards

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, GA (January 10, 2019) – 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 2018 accomplishments: 

George Skarpalezos Top Producing Agent of the Year

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

George finished 2018 with over $13 million in total sales volume. 

Pat Cooper, President and Broker of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hodnett Cooper Real Estate stated, “George had an amazing year; we are so proud and so honored to present him with this award.  He works tirelessly for his clients and it shows.”

Jill WrightOpen Heart & Hands Award

Jill Wright was the recipient of the “Open Heart & Hands Award” for 2018. She was nominated by her peers for her numerous charitable efforts and positive community impact.

Jill works with several organizations to assist with animal rescue and support.  She also lends time to the GIAR Community Relations Committee, assists with the Shop with a Realtor program, Dinner in a Basket, and more. 

“This is one of the hardest awards to give out because so many of our agents make a positive impact on our community. Jill lends a hand to numerous animal rescue efforts and dedicates her time to several organizations.  She is passionate and compassionate and keeps our team informed on how we can help too. Jill has a lot of pride and dedication for what she does and it shows.”   

DeAnne Cohrs – Young Gun Award

The Young Gun Award recognizes an agent that has joined the real estate industry within the last 24 months who has demonstrated dedication, a positive attitude and has had an exceptionally outstanding listing and sales performance. REALTOR, DeAnne Cohrs was the recipient of this award.

DeAnne has achieved over $3 million in sales during her first year as a real estate agent. She is active in the local community and is enthusiastically engaged in the real estate industry, serving on the Golden Isles Association of Realtors’ Young Professionals Network and on the Governmental Affairs Committee. 

Pat Cooper shared, “I am so pleased to present this award to DeAnne. She has such a positive attitude and has really kick-started her real estate career with us.” 

 “We are incredibly proud of these agents for their outstanding achievements in 2017,” says Pat Cooper.  

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hodnett Cooper Real Estate, which is independently owned and operated, became a member of the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices brokerage network, operated by HSF Affiliates LLC, in 2017. Since that time, it has earned a host of honors and welcomed several new professionals to the highly successful real estate team.

About Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hodnett Cooper Real Estate

Hodnett Cooper Real Estate is a family-owned and operated company with four offices throughout the Golden Isles offering a full range of real estate services including real estate sales, residential rentals, property management and commercial sales. The brokerage is the premier real estate company in southeast coastal Georgia with a professional and diverse team of agents. Visit www.BHHSHodnettCooper.com.

About Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, based in Irvine, CA, is a brand-new real estate brokerage network built for a new era in residential real estate. The network, among the few organizations entrusted to use the world-renowned Berkshire Hathaway name, brings to the real estate market a definitive mark of trust, integrity, stability and longevity.

About HSF Affiliates LLC

Irvine, CA-based HSF Affiliates LLC operates Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Prudential Real Estate and Real Living Real Estate franchise networks. The company is a joint venture of which HomeServices of America, Inc., the nation’s second-largest, full-service residential brokerage firm, is a majority owner. HomeServices of America is an affiliate of world-renowned Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

Contact:

Catherine Maybank
(912) 638-5450
catherine@hcrega.com

St Simons Island Real Estate Market Update

Real Estate Market Update

Condominium Market Autumn 2017 Joe Wills BHHS Hodnett Cooper Real Estate

On the chart below you can see (in red) that average annual sales prices peaked in 2007 at $399,297 then fell 37% before bottoming at $250,855 in 2012. Sales units (in blue) peaked in 2003 with 324 condos sold and then began what would be a 78% decline over the next five years before crashing with only 70 condos sold in 2008. Today we are at 2003-04 average sales prices of $289,972.Sales of 316 units over the past year is 2½% below the historic peak of 2003.

There are 154 condos on the market today ranging in price from $137,500 to $2.495M; with a Median List Price of $329,990. Year over Year Sales Volume is up 6%, Average sales prices are up 2%. Demand exceeds Current Supply by 105%.

Real Estate Market Update

Single Family Home Market Autumn 2017 Joe Wills BHHS Hodnett Cooper Real Estate

On the chart below you can see that Average Sales Prices (in red) rose until 2006 at an average rate of 5% per year, peaking at $600,042 then falling 37% through 2012. Annual Sales (in blue) rose through 2004 then falling 75% over the next five years. We are at 2005 levels today for both Average Sales Price and Units Sales volume.

There are 268 houses on the market today ranging from $139,500 to $17.25M with a Median List Price of $675,000. Year over Year Sales Volume is up 9%, Average sales prices are up 14%. Demand exceeds Current Supply by 159%.

Real Estate Market Update

 

Market Update courtesy of Joe Wills, REALTOR at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hodnett Cooper Real Estate