Homebuilders Association Of Greater Chattanooga Endorses Sabrena Turner

Friday, April 4, 2014

Sabrena Turner, Republican candidate for District 7 seat on the Hamilton County Commission, announced that she has received the endorsement of the Homebuilders Association of Greater Chattanooga. 

The Homebuilders’ goals are outlined in their mission statement: “We are an association of building professionals committed to promoting the responsible development of quality communities for present and future generations of home owners.” 

Sabrena Turner is the owner and lead broker at Sabrena Realty Associates in East Brainerd and was named the 2012 Realtor of the Year by GCAR.  She is a graduate of Ooltewah High School and received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Bryan College. 

“I am truly honored to receive this endorsement. As a realtor, I have been a strong advocate for the mortgage interest deduction. I also understand the difficult zoning issues that the commission faces and will ensure that positive growth takes place in District 7.”

Sabrena is seeking the Republican nomination for District 7 Commission being vacated by Larry Henry. The county Republican primary election is Tuesday, May 6, with early voting taking place from April 16 to May 1. 


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