Crye-Leike Realtor Debra Loomis Earns Her GRI Designation

Friday, February 7, 2014

Crye-Leike Chattanooga Realtor Debra Loomis has earned her third professional real estate designation as a Graduate Realtor Institute. 

Ms. Loomis completed all of the training and 90 hours of classroom instruction to earn her GRI designation that provides real estate agents with a specialized education that helps them advise and assist their clients with contracts and negotiation, finance options, marketing, laws and ethics and everything that's involved with successfully buying or selling a home, said officials.

“Through hard work and dedication, I earned my GRI designation which will help me continue to provide great service to all of my real estate clients,” said Ms. Loomis. “This training has provided me with in-depth knowledge on several real estate topics that will help me help my clients navigate through their real estate transactions to make the best decisions about one of the biggest financial decisions they will ever make when choosing to buy or sell a home." 

Ms. Loomis is a licensed realtor in Tennessee and Georgia who works with buyers and sellers based out of the Crye-Leike Hixson office. She assists clients in and around Hamilton, Rhea and Bradley counties and where she lives in Soddy Daisy. 

Ms. Loomis has been helping home buyers and sellers for seven years specializing in residential real estate sales, relocation and new home construction. She is a member of the Greater Chattanooga Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors. 

She has completed hundreds of hours of training to earn her professional real estate designations as an Accredited Buyer Representative, as a Certified Distressed Property Expert and now as a Graduate Realtor Institute. 

"By earning these real estate designations, I believe I am showing my clients that I have made a commitment to provide a high level of professionalism by securing a strong educational foundation,” said Ms. Loomis. "I want my clients to trust my ability to do my job and do it well.”

To contact Ms. Loomis call 595-2777, e-mail debra.loomis@crye-leike.com, or online at debraloomis.com.


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