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We are pleased to announce our 2015 Annual Award Winners.

Each year, 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. 

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Stephanie Foster Webb – Hodnett Cooper Real Estate’s Top Producing Agent of the Year- Stephanie Foster Webb was honored with the “Top Producing Agent of the Year” award. This award recognizes the exceptional level of accomplishment for the Hodnett Cooper agent with the highest sales volume for the year.

Stephanie finished the 2015 year with a $9,404,771 sales volume and was involved in 62 transaction sides.

Pat Hodnett Cooper, President and Broker of Hodnett Cooper Real Estate stated, “In this competitive and ever changing market, Stephanie continuously raises the bar and remains in the top tier of this profession. It is a remarkable accomplishment for an agent to achieve the status of the ‘Top Producing Agent’. This is undoubtedly a testament to her unwavering drive for excellence and dedication to her clients.”

 

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Rachel Fitzpatrcik – Hodnett Cooper Open Heart & Hands Award- Rachel Fitzpatrick was the recipient of the Hodnett Cooper “Open Heart & Hands Award”. Rachel was nominated by her peers for her charitable efforts and positive community impact. Throughout the year Rachel works with various organizations and is always on the lookout for an opportunity to assist the less fortunate. Rachel is best known for her annual “Don’t Be a Scrooge” fundraiser that  she coordinates to benefit families in need during the holiday season. By the giving of her time and talents, Rachel not only makes a difference in the community but in her profession as well.

A fellow REALTOR describes Rachel as “the epitome of open heart”.

“I admire her for selflessly serving our community. Her commitment to public service mirrors the commitment to her professional success. Her positive energy and caring demeanor is a direct attribute to her accomplishments.” said Pat Hodnett Cooper.

 

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Dawn Miller – Hodnett Cooper Young Gun Award – The Hodnett Cooper 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 an exceptionally outstanding listing and sales performance. REALTOR, Dawn Miller was the recipient of this award. Approaching her first year in real estate with eagerness, Dawn utilized our training, technology and support services and has earned almost 50 hours of continued education in her first 18 months as a licensed REALTOR. Dawn attended 2 business development “boot camps”, the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World’s Annual Convention in Las Vegas as well as a variety of GIAR functions. In addition she achieved $5,574,452 in sales and 38 transactions in her last 18 months.

For Dawn, Pat Hodnett Cooper believes this is only the beginning of a long, successful career. She states, “I am incredibly proud of Dawn for her outstanding achievements during her first full year in the real estate business, she is positioning herself to be a dominate presence in Real Estate, now and in the years to come.”

 

Hodnett Cooper is honored to have these incredible agents on our team.

lux-u-ury (noun)

  1. the state of great comfort.

Is the way one online source defined luxury.

Did you know that Hodnett Cooper Vacation Rentals offers Hodnett Cooper Premier vacation homes? Experience our superior service with your very own Premier concierge. What better way to experience St. Simons Island, than having your own island expert with you every step of the way? Your concierge works with you and assists in planning your trip to St. Simons Island, down to the finest detail. Whether it’s stocking your residence with groceries prior to your arrival, scheduling activities, reserving tee times, arranging a private chef, or planning a day trip around the Golden Isles, your concierge will provide you with anything to make your stay exceptional.

 

To experience a true “state of great comfort” stroll through our premiere inventory and select your ideal, luxury vacation home.

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We are thrilled to announce that REALTOR, Anne Lyndon Peck has joined our Hodnett Cooper Team!

Born in Macon, and a seventh-generation Georgian, Anne has been visiting the Golden Isles since she was a young child. She has recently moved to St. Simons from Athens, where her family has a long history with the University of Georgia and especially UGA football. Anne received a Bachelor of Science in Architecture and worked as an interior designer for several firms in New England and Georgia. While her three daughters were growing up she and her husband founded one of the earliest internet retail companies, Outpost.com; more recently they opened thirteen PeachMac Apple retail stores across the south.

Anne revels in using her eye for interior design and her fluency in internet marketing to help buyers find the perfect home and sellers show their houses to the greatest effect.

Anne’s passion for Coastal Georgia is renewed every time she takes a long walk on the beach with her husband. She also enjoys listening to live music and dining at the great local restaurants in the Golden Isles. She has joined the Literary Guild of St. Simons and the St. Simons Land Trust,  and is always looking to be active in other local organizations.

Contact Anne at 912-291-3411 or at  www.annelyndonpeck-realestate.com.

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Here at Hodnett Cooper Real Estate we not only have the most talented group of agents but also the most giving. Since January 2015, Realtor, Carly Oxenreider has brought a new meaning to corporate charitable giving through her program, “Paying It Forward with Property”. She donates 10 percent of her personal commission at the end of each sale to a charity of her client’s choosing.

The Holiday edition of Golden Isles Magazine recently did an article on Carly’s giving demeanor. In the article readers discover that Carly’s passion for giving back started long before she came to Hodnett Cooper Real Estate, For her 40th birthday a few years ago, while living in Los Angeles, she asked family and friends to commit to completing random acts of kindness such  handing out coats to the homeless or buying someones meal at a drive through window. We could not be more thrilled she brought her Real Estate talent and giving heart to Hodnett Cooper in 2014 . We look forward to many years of working along side this talented, selfless woman.

Carly hopes more real estate agents will follow her lead and create their own way to pay it forward. Maybe we can all take note from Carly’s example. With the holidays approaching the needs of others become more visible. There are so many opportunities to give back regardless of where you are.

Click HERE to read Golden Isles Magazines full article on Carly.

Last week Hodnett Cooper employees celebrated the 95th Birthday of Roy Hodnett. 95 years hasn’t slowed Roy down a bit, he still comes into the office everyday with a smile and a kind word to those he passes in the hallway. We are lucky to have such a kind inspirational man like Roy Hodnett in the building with us everyday.

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Lights! Camera! Action!

Hodnett Cooper Real Estate Inc, has teamed up with ESPN Coastal to bring you a new online segment, the “Hodnett Cooper  Featured Listing of the Month”. To qualify as a feature listing we showcase our most unique homes, exclusive listings, deep water access, oceanfront, and custom built homes.

An experienced Hodnett Cooper Real Estate Agent showcases the selected property. This is a great opportunity to get a virtual tour of the home, instead of only relying on pictures.

Check out our latest episodes below.

 

 

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Hodnett Cooper Real Estate is proud to have Bree Bundy Davis join our team.

Having moved from Georgia to Alaska back to Florida and a few places in between, Bree is excited to have finally returned to Coastal Georgia. Bree fully understand the relocation process and true value of community. She proudly supports our local charitable organizations through her participation in a wide variety of events throughout the year.

A trained real estate professional, Bree possess expert skills in relocation, marketing, presentation, negotiation and sales. She works with her clients to ensure that their property sells for top market value as quickly as possible, all while saving the seller from any inconvenience.

Whether you are looking to sell, buy, or invest, your transaction is unique and should be treated as such. Bree is responsive in this fast-paced market and looks forward to getting to know you and tailoring the process to best meet your needs.

With 2 children and an active real estate career, Bree has very little spare time. However, she loves to travel and enjoys local activities with her husband and children on the St. Simons Island natural playground, the beach.

Bree is located at our mainland office.

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Maybe you have attended the Shrimp and Grits Festival every year since it first began in 2005, or maybe you have never attended. Regardless, THIS is the year you do not want to miss! Come explore the festival as locals and visitors celebrate one of Georgia’s most famous “crops” and the lowcountry’s signature dish, shrimp & grits.

The 2015 Jekyll Island Shrimp & Grits Festival will be the best yet. The 10th anniversary celebration will feature a new Jekyll Island Experience Pavilion, an expanded Southern Living Pavilion, dedicated sponsor area, and double the craft brew vendors. Family-friendly entertainment, professional and amateur cooking competitions, live music across two stages, and more than 100 hand-selected art and craft vendors will be on-hand for this three day event.

This is a FREE event under the oaks in the National Historic Landmark District on Jekyll Island.

  • Friday, September 18: 5 p.m.-9 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 19: 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
  • Sunday, September 20: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Hodnett Cooper Vacation Rentals is offering 10% off of your stay in September so book NOW! You can book online at using the promo code: SWEET10 or call us at 844-877-0057

For a schedule and list of all the festival activities click here.

571 Green Swamp Road, Brunswick, Georgia

571 Green Swamp Road, Brunswick, Georgia

Join Hodnett Cooper REALTOR Winnie Skarpalezos at an Open House Sunday, April from noon to 3 pm. 571 Green Swamp Road, Brunswick, Georgia.

This home has the best of both worlds: farm-like setting on acreage, yet convenient to all of Brunswick’s amenities. Just 8 miles from the Target Shopping Center in Brunswick, this 3-bedroom, 2-bath home sits on 3.88 acres. Included on the property is a multi-stall barn for horses, new three-rail fencing and an additional fenced area (originally designed for goats). There is also a large workshop with electricity.

The home is in excellent condition with a 15’ x 18’ master bedroom with tray ceiling, large walk-in closet, and extra area off the master that could be used as an office or nursery. Also inside are three living/dining areas, sunroom and front porch overlooking the pasture.

At $214,900, the home is USDA zoned and could be purchased with no money down. Do not miss the opportunity to see this unique, beautiful property.

For directions, additional details or to schedule a private showing, contact Winnie Skarpalezos:

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Winnie Skarpalezos

winnie@https://www.hodnettcooper.com

Office Phone: 912-291-3486

Cell Phone: 912-258-0080

The clocks are turned forward, the birds are chirping and the azaleas are blooming! Spring has sprung on St. Simons Island. With so many unique activities and festivals, there are loads of reasons to visit. With over 350 properties to choose from, let an experienced vacation planner at Hodnett Cooper Vacation Rentals find the perfect Island getaway for your group!

Here’s just a sample of what’s happening in April and May, 2015:

 

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Rodeo at the Beach

Friday, April 10 – Exchange Club Fairgrounds

101 Emory Dawson Road, Brunswick, Georgia

Gates open at 6pm, rodeo begins at 7:30 pm

 

Hosted by the Exchange Club of Brunswick, Rodeo at the Beach is a professional, family-friendly rodeo with competition events including barrel racing, steer wrestling, team roping and bull riding. Entertainment includes a bounce house, bungee jump, pony rides and a rodeo clown.

 

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Glynn Art in the Park Spring Festival

Saturday and Sunday, April 11-12

Postell Park on St. Simons Island

10am to 5pm – Free

 

Over 70 artists and crafters display their talents in beautiful Postell Park including paintings, pottery, woodwork, toys and more! Postell Park is adjacent to the St. Simons Island village, pier, lighthouse and fun zoneTURso the entire family can make a day of shopping and exploring!

 

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A Little Light Music – Oceanfront Concert featuring The Tams

Sunday, May 3 – St. Simons Island Lighthouse Lawn

7pm – $12/person at the gate, children under 12 are free

 

A favorite of Island guests and residents alike, this annual concert series takes place on the oceanfront lighthouse lawn. The family-friendly event encourages you to bring picnic fare, lawn chairs and cocktails as you enjoy the show. May 3 features the beach music classics of The Tams who have been performing hits like “Be Young, Be Foolish and Be Happy” for fifty years.

 

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77th Annual Blessing of the Fleet

Saturday and Sunday, May 9-10

Sidney Lanier Park in Historic Downtown Brunswick

 

This two-day celebration blesses shrimp boats and their captains for a safe and prosperous shrimping season. On Saturday and Sunday, the festival features food, music, water sports and fun and games for the kids. On Sunday at 3pm is the blessing ceremony.

Saturday: 10am-6pm

Sunday: 11am-5pm; blessing at 3pm

 

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Turtle Crawl Triathlon, 5K and NestFest

Saturday, May 16

Jekyll Island, Great Dunes Park

5:30am

 

This annual event launches the sea turtle nesting season with a heart-racing start! This USAT sanctioned event is widely recognized as one of the most scenic triathlons on the East Coast. Beginning and ending at Great Dunes Park on neighboring Jekyll Island, the Turtle Crawl accommodates every skill level. If you’re not participating as an athlete, come out to cheer or volunteer!

 

Near the finish line, families are encouraged to participate in the educational NestFfest activities and visit the nearby Georgia Sea Turtle Center.