Crye-Leike Broker Susan Barnette Becomes Sterling R Investor

Monday, November 20, 2017
Susan Barnette
Susan Barnette

Broker and Career Development Director Susan Barnette, of Crye-Leike Real Estate Services Chattanooga- East Brainerd, is now a Sterling R investor in the REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC).

RPAC is a national bipartisan grassroots-based political advocacy organization. As a Sterling R investor, Ms. Barnette will work with RPAC to help protect the real-estate industry and the dream of homeownership for the greater Chattanooga and Cleveland residents, and across the country.

Ms. Barnette has been a long time supporter of the organization prior to becoming an investor. “I support RPAC because it is important for me to assist in protecting personal property rights of my customers and clients,” she said.

Since 1996, Ms. Barnette has been a member of the National Association of REALTORS® and holds several designations to include, Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI), Accredited Buyer Representation (ABR), Instructor Training Institute (ITI), and Performance Management Network (PMN). Additionally, Barnette is a Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) and a Senior Residential Specialist (SRS).

A seasoned professional in the real estate industry, Ms. Barnette is also a member of the National Association of REALTORS® Professional Development Committee and the TN REALTORS® Residential Forms Committee along with being a Trustee on the TN Real Estate Education Foundation. She is an active volunteer with the Women’s Council of REALTORS®, having served a two-year term as the local network president; Ms. Barnette will take over as the Tennessee president of the (WCR) in 2018.

Ms. Barnette’s experience working as a Crye-Leike Broker and vast real estate knowledge will be an asset in helping RPAC to continue their work towards preserving the Mortgage Interest Deduction and preventing the use of guarantee fees charged on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac-backed loans to fund non-housing programs.

With the many years I have worked in real estate, I truly feel that supporting RPAC is the best way I can help influence the long term growth and stability of my industry,” said Ms. Barnette.



Chattanooga Broker Kathy Tucker Installed As 2019 President Of Tennessee Realtors

Kathy Tucker, managing broker of Crye-Leike Realtors in Chattanooga, was installed as 2019 president of Tennessee Realtors at its fall convention in Knoxville  on Friday . She will serve in this key role as leader of the statewide association’s 10-member executive committee.   Ms. Tucker,  CRS, GRI , is a veteran of 40 years as a R ealtor . She ... (click for more)

Riverview Home With 6,423 Square Feet Sells For $2,225,000

A house with 6,423 square feet of space in Riverview has sold for $2,225,000. The house at 1631 Hillcrest Road has four bedrooms and six baths. The sale was to John Foy Tr, Todd Phillips Tennessee Investment Services Trust from Ann Eliot Hon. A description of the home says, "This impressive Riverview home overlooking the Tennessee River is one of a handful of Neoclassical ... (click for more)

President Trump To Come To Johnson City Next Monday To Campaign For Marsha Blackburn

  President Donald Trump will travel to Johnson City to campaign for U.S. Senate candidate Marsha Blackburn, Republican who is in a tight race with former Gov. Phil Bredesen. The "MagaRally" will be at Freedom Hall on Monday at 7 p.m.  For a special event with the president, tickets are to cost $10,000 per couple. For $25,000 per couple, you get a photo and ... (click for more)

Mountain City Club Considering Sale Of Downtown Club To Developer Defoor

Officials of the Mountain City Club are considering sale of the property at Eighth and Chestnut to a developer. Dan Saieed, club president, said the board was approached by developer Byron Defoor with an offer for the property. He said the club is facing declining membership and extreme  financial issues so is considering the offer. The Defoor group developed the nearby ... (click for more)

EPB Is Wrong To Increase Rates

Recently EPB has decided to raise rates by up to $8 per month. They claim that they are losing money on the video side because the cut the cord campaign. It's funny that EPB wants to have 100,000 subscribers by doing this. Comcast is going to raise their rates and EPB is doing it as well. They don't get it since by raising rates then they will ensure more people will cut the ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: It’s So Sad For Me

I cannot remember a time in my life when I have been as saddened by such a travesty that has now erupted in the confirmation process that would place Brett Kavanaugh on our Supreme Court. I am sad for every single person who has been touched by this catastrophe, from 85-year-old Dianne Feinstein to Brett’s wife and two young daughters, ages 13 and 10. Not a person, in any way involved, ... (click for more)