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Joseph LaRocco with Eagle Carpet Care & Restoration

Joseph LaRocco, Kate Schermerhorn

Joseph LaRocco, Kate Schermerhorn

Joseph LaRocco/Eagle Carpet Care & Restoration

Eagle Carpet Care is a second generation, family owned business started in 1985. They proudly serve the metro Atlanta and North Georgia areas including Alpharetta, Athens, Buford, Cumming, Johns Creek, Lawrenceville, Gainesville and everywhere in between.

Eagle Carpet Care uses only truck mounted hot water extraction, often referred to as “steam cleaning”. They clean tile and grout, air ducts, upholstery and oriental rugs. They also offer carpet repair including stretching, patches and re-seaming. For life’s scary moments, Eagle Carpet Care’s Restoration Division is just a phone call away to clean up water damage, fire damage, mold clean up, flood damage and bio-hazard or trauma situations. They offer fee estimates and same day service.

The mission of Eagle Carpet Care is to set the industry standard for quality cleaning, employee training, and customer satisfaction, while maintaining environmentally sound business practices and a community focused work ethic.

Debbie Faulkner with Carrington Real Estate Services, Tary Drouault with Keller Williams Realty and John Ragland, Jr. with Supreme Lending

Debbie Faulkner, John Ragland Jr., Tary Drouault, Kate Schermerhorn

Debbie Faulkner, John Ragland Jr., Tary Drouault, Kate Schermerhorn

Debbie Faulkner/Carrington Real Estate Services

Debbie Faulkner is with Carrington Real Estate Services, a national, full-service residential brokerage firm with licensed agents in 33 offices across 23 states. Through its parent, Carrington Holding Company, the company has direct access to Carrington’s family of businesses, and by leveraging those connections has transformed from a start-up to one of the largest residential real estate brokerages in the U.S. While its initial focus centered largely on the distressed market, the company has evolved into a recognized leader in all aspects of the market today, with more than half of its transactions comprised of traditional residential resale.

Tary Drouault/Keller Williams Realty

A top agent in Georgia with over 20 years experience, Tary Drouault is with Keller Williams Realty. Since becoming a Realtor in 1990, helping others create wealth through real estate and turning houses into homes has been her passion! One of the marks of a great agent is their past success. It’s not enough to just have special awards – although she has many. The real measure of a great agent is how many past clients they have successfully helped purchase and/or sell a home… and she has helped hundreds! Picking the right agent to represent you can be the difference between getting what you want or not. Call her today at 770-277-2166 to find out more. Let’s get started!

John Ragland, Jr./Supreme Lending

Supreme Lending has a strong and genuine belief in the “customer for life” principle of doing business: it is what fuels the company. Referrals from previous customers and local real estate professionals have always delivered the majority of Supreme’s production.

John Ragland Jr. is a mortgage banker with Supreme Lending. He graduated with a degree in Finance from The University of Georgia. He loves to help clients determine the best financing options for their home purchase.

Phil LeBlanc with ProTech Home & Property Inspection, John Ragland, Jr. with Supreme Lending and Johnny Phelps with Harry Norman, Realtors

Phil LeBlanc, Kate Schermerhorn, John ragland Jr., Johnny Phelps

Phil LeBlanc, Kate Schermerhorn, John Ragland Jr., Johnny Phelps

Phil LeBlanc/ProTech Home & Property Inspection

ProTech Home & Property Inspection is a full-service inspection company offering new construction and re-sale residential inspections as well as commercial property assessments. ProTech provides same day report delivery, radon monitoring, septic evaluations, mold sampling, pool assessments and termite reports.

John Ragland, Jr./Supreme Lending

Supreme Lending has a strong and genuine belief in the “customer for life” principle of doing business: it is what fuels the company. Referrals from previous customers and local real estate professionals have always delivered the majority of Supreme’s production.

John Ragland Jr. is a mortgage banker with Supreme Lending. He graduated with a degree in Finance from The University of Georgia. He loves to help clients determine the best financing options for their home purchase.

Johnny Phelps/Harry Norman, Realtors

Johnny Phelps has been a realtor for almost 11 years, the entire time with Harry Norman, Realtors. He works with buyers, sellers and families who are relocating. He has three (3) designations: ARS (Accredited Relocation Specialist), ABR (Accredited Buyer Representative) and GRI (Graduate Realtor Institute). Johnny also has a broker’s license. For listing purposes, he concentrates on the counties of Gwinnett, North Fulton, South Forsyth and South Hall although he has helped buyers all over the metro Atlanta area.

Scott Jacques with Crown Realty & Management and David Garrison with OFL Preservation

Scott Jacques, Kate Schermerhorn, David Garrison

Scott Jacques, Kate Schermerhorn, David Garrison

Scott Jacques/Crown Realty & Management

Crown Realty & Management is a full-service real estate company specializing  in professional property management services for more than three decades. They service all of the metro Atlanta area providing leasing, property management and lease purchase, as well as sales and acquisition investor services. Crown currently manages over 1,000 single family homes and townhomes, placing over 8,000 tenants. They are members of the National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM), the industry’s trade association which helps the public to identify the knowledge and experience of the managers in the marketplace. Their distinct position among their peers includes every designation offered by NARPM including the coveted Certified Residential Management Company (CRMC) as well as the qualifying broker having a Master Property Manager (MPM) designation.

David Garrison/OFL Preservation

There is a growing need for property preservation in the real estate business due to the rapid increase of foreclosures in today’s market. For real estate companies, asset managers and property managers, it can be difficult, time consuming and expensive to find qualified service providers when looking for professionals to cover the broad range of their needs.

OFL Preservation is educated in HUD conveyance preparation, code violation abatement and conveyance condition management. They will ensure that all necessary work required by the regulatory guidelines for the loan type is complete and the property is in conveyance condition. If any work is needed to bring the property into conveyance condition, and can be completed within the published regulatory fee schedule, the work will be completed under this order. If the work cannot be completed for the published fee, an estimate will be provided to bring the property into conveyance condition.

Jeff Ruehman with Fidelity Bank Mortgage, Don Walters with The Ephraim Group, Brett Duffy with Coldwell Banker and Jeff Foster with Keller Interiors

Jeff Ruehman, Don Walters, Kate Schermerhorn, Brett Duffy, Jeff Foster

Jeff Ruehman, Don Walters, Kate Schermerhorn, Brett Duffy, Jeff Foster

Jeff Ruehman/Fidelity Bank Mortgage

Fidelity Bank Mortgage is a division of Fidelity Bank. Fidelity Bank was founded in 1974 and is one of the largest community banks in metro Atlanta. Fidelity Bank provides a wide range of personal and corporate financial services, including consumer, commercial, construction, and mortgage lending, traditional deposit and other credit services, and a credit related insurance product. Fidelity Bank has 32 branches throughout metro Atlanta, a branch in Jacksonville, FL and 17 Mortgage offices throughout Georgia, Florida, Maryland and Virginia.

Don Walters/The Ephraim Group

The Ephraim Group is an independent insurance agency providing great value for its clients through education, products and service. The Ephraim Group’s motto is “We Represent the Insurance Companies… But We Work For You!”

Brett Duffy/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Brett Duffy is the managing broker for the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Dunwoody Office. The Dunwoody office is the #1 residential real estate company in Dunwoody. Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage is a leading residential real estate company with 13 offices and over 800 sales associates serving the communities of Greater Atlanta. Worldwide, the Coldwell Banker network includes 3,100 offices with over 82,000 sales associates spanning more than 50 countries. Every day, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage properties are exposed to 16 million buyers on more than 575 high-traffic websites. For more information or to view local properties, visit To learn more about a career in real estate with Coldwell Banker, visit Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage is a subsidiary of NRT LLC, the nation’s largest residential real estate brokerage company

Jeff Foster/Keller Interiors

Keller Interiors reputation is founded on quality flooring installation and professional service. Since 1991, they have provided consistent and reliable results for all of their partners. By having the best craftsmen in the flooring industry, they have established themselves as the “go to” guys for some of the largest contractors in construction. It is their mission to continue to provide installation services that are a cut above the rest in performance and value. Their mission is to be the market leader in floor covering installation and professional customer service through achieving excellence in installation and service.

Mark Thompson with HouseMaster and Elizabeth Pope and Annette Broadwell with

Mark Thompson, Annette Broadwell, Elizabeth Pope, Kate Schermerhorn

Mark Thompson, Annette Broadwell, Elizabeth Pope, Kate Schermerhorn

Mark Thompson/HouseMaster

HouseMaster Alpharetta owners Mark and Mary Helen Thompson have lived and worked in the Atlanta area for the past 18 years, and their combined experience in construction, real estate and customer service means they know how to provide the best home inspection services to their customers. They start with good communication, flexible scheduling, certified professional inspectors and a thorough understanding of the inspector’s role in the real estate process. By the time they’re done, they make sure that the client not only receives a complete detailed inspection report, along with a written limited inspection guarantee to back it up, but has a clear understanding of what their inspection report means for their home. They realize that purchasing a home is as stressful as it is exciting, and that you want the right team on your side – Someone who will make the process as stress-free and comprehensible as they can. HouseMaster Alpharetta is that team.

Elizabeth Pope & Annette Broadwell/ is one of the nation’s leading online rental resources with rental homes, apartments and much more. Their strategic vision is to reinvent how consumers find a place to live.

Whether you’re looking to find homes, apartments, condos, townhouses or other properties to rent – or you want to fill your vacancy quickly and easily – is the right place. Every day, thousands of renters use their comprehensive database to search rental properties, making the place for renters and property owners and managers to connect online.

Lynn Fonseca with AC Spine & Wellness Center, Lisa Harris with RE/MAX Center and David Lawler with the Law Offices of David M. Lawler

Lynn Fonseca, Lisa Harris, Kate Schermerhorn, Matt, David Lawler

Lynn Fonseca, Lisa Harris, Kate Schermerhorn, Matt Norris, David Lawler

Lynn Fonseca/AC Spine & Wellness Center

AC Spine & Wellness Center (formerly AC Chiropractic Life Center) is an integrated family wellness center, combining the benefits of chiropractic and functional medicine to achieve your optimal health. Functional medicine measures how the organs and systems of the body are functioning and then uses nutrition and other natural treatments to regain proper working of the body’s systems. Their goal is to identify those problem areas, restore deficiencies naturally and prevent them from leading to serious illness and disease.

Dr. Jeanette Altieri and Dr. Louis Cavallo have been serving the Gwinnett community for over 21 years and are dedicated to creating a healthier world, naturally! They specialize in family care, pediatrics and pregnancy, sports performance and Frozen Shoulder therapy. AC Spine & Wellness’ multi-specialty team provides you with a non-surgical approach to your pain or injury. They offer specialized in-house testing which allows them to look inside your body and see what’s going on, helping them effectively direct you in your quest for better health. Their goal is to achieve healing from the inside out as opposed to the medical model of healing from the outside in.

Lisa Harris/ RE/MAX Center

RE/MAX is the #1 real estate company in the world with over 91,809 associates and 6,359 offices across 93 countries. RE/MAX Center has over 120 real estate associates supporting three Gwinnett offices in Dacula, Duluth and Johns Creek. Before Lisa Harris joined RE/MAX Center in 2007, she worked as a Regional Sales Manager in the consumer electronics business for almost 20 years.

Destined for Real Estate, Lisa grew up helping her parents work in the Real Estate business after school and weekends. Today, she enjoys assisting folks with all of their real estate needs including selling homes, relocations, first time home buyers, move up buyers, luxury homes, short sales, foreclosures, leases, 55+ active adult communities, REO’s, golf course communities, estate sales and new home construction.

As a Certified Investor Agent Specialist, Lisa is professionally trained to assist investors of all sizes to identify properties, evaluate ROI and support long-term investment strategies. Her Certified Distressed Property Expert training qualifies her to assist distressed homeowners potentially avoid foreclosure through short sale if they have fallen behind on payments due to life’s unforeseen challenges such as job loss, divorce, medical issues, etc.

David Lawler/The Law Offices of David M. Lawler

The Law Offices of David M. Lawler is a general practice law firm which handles a wide range of practice areas, including Adoptions, Auto Accidents, Business Formations & Transactions, Civil Litigation, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Family Law, Landlord/Tenant Disputes, Real Estate and Wills/Estate Planning.

David  is a graduate of Washburn University Law School in Topeka, Kansas.  Working at other firms from 1999  to 2003, he opened his sole practice in July of that year.  He has a general practice with a focus on residential real estate closings, family law and estate planning.  He is married and has two children.  In additional to being an attorney, David is an avid musician.

Joshua Jarvis with Jarvis Team Realty/Keller Williams, Tal Kramer with Atlanta Communities and David Perrie with Perrie & Associates

Joshua Jarvis, Tal Kramer, Kate Schermerhorn, David Perrie

Joshua Jarvis, Tal Kramer, Kate Schermerhorn, David Perrie

Joshua Jarvis/Jarvis Team Realty/Keller Williams

Joshua Jarvis runs the Jarvis Team at Keller Williams. The Jarvis Team sold 102 homes in 2012 and is on track for another banner year. Joshua has closed over 100 short sales and although this is not his only business, short sales are an area of expertise that few agents can match. Joshua has a team of six agents and serves Gwinnett and surrounding counties.

Tal Kramer/Atlanta Communities

Atlanta Communities has been a real estate fixture in North Atlanta for over 20 years. Formerly Re/Max Communities, they now have offices in East Cobb, West Cobb, Cherokee, Sandy Springs, Dunwoody and Buckhead.

David Perrie/Perrie & Associates

Perrie & Associates deals with closings for both residential and commercial properties. They have several attorneys on staff who specialize in this area and can provide you with representation during the entire closing process.

Scott Specker with Five Star Painting, Greg Welch with Forever and Always Films, Dave Borden with Property Manager Websites and Sarina Roth with Never the Rock Photography

Dave Borden, Greg welch, Steve Specker, Sarina Roth, Kate schermerhorn

Dave Borden, Greg Welch, Scott Specker, Sarina Roth, Kate Schermerhorn

Scott Specker/Five Star Painting

Five Star Painting is a locally owned and operated company based in Forsyth County, backed by years of industry experience and high customer satisfaction rankings. Your Suwanee Five Star is owned and operated by a member of your own community. Scott Specker lives in Cumming, GA and is committed to your satisfaction. Their team of skilled painting contractors proudly serves the surrounding area from Cumming to Dacula and Duluth to Gainesville.

Can’t decide what color will best match your space? Their painting contractors can help you with that, too! They don’t just hire ordinary painters; they employ color experts. Their color specialist can conduct a free color consultation and help you choose a shade that will best match your personality and needs.

Contact them today for a free, in-home painting estimate! Their computerized, customer-influenced estimating software breaks down your quote in terms that are easy for you to understand. They never bait and switch. They simply tell you their price and stick to it. Call Scott to learn more about how he can help you transform your home or business!

Greg Welch/Forever and Always Films

From Once Upon A Time to Happily Ever After. Forever and Always Films captures your wedding in true high definition beauty and splendor. This is your day. It is the first page in a new chapter of your fairy tale come true. You have dreamed of this day since you were a little girl. The flowers, the colors, the emotion, all of your hopes, dreams and joy are wrapped up in this moment. Let them capture it for you to enjoy.

So many things are missed when its your wedding day. You are busy trying to prepare everything, making sure it’s all in place and correct. There are so many things that you will only get to see from a video perspective. They capture and then provide you with 4 DVD’s. Each one includes their standard 5 chapter story of your day and your love. Pre-Ceremony coverage, Ceremony, Just Married Reception and Reception highlights Your Day Re-cap – From Once Upon A Time to Happily Ever After. Forever and Always Films

At the heart of Forever and Always Films is a husband and wife team with 19 wonderful years of marriage themselves. They value marriage and the special place it holds in every couple’s life. They have over five years of wedding videography experience and together they bring the creativity and expertise that will make your wedding video a cherished memory that you will enjoy in the years to come.

Dave Borden/Property Manager Websites

At Property Manager Websites (PMW), developing website technology for the property management industry is their passion. Their team has been directly involved in the development of property management technology for years. In fact, one of their founding members, David Borden, is a 2nd generation property manager and founder of (now By studying the behavior of tens of millions of tenants online, they know what works and what doesn’t.

Their dedicated team of website experts has designed and developed hundreds of full service property management websites. Their scope of work encompasses custom websites for single-unit property management, multi-unit property management, HOA management, apartment management, vacation management, commercial management, real estate sales and large real estate investment groups. Each custom website is just that: custom. They understand what it takes to build a competitive property management website. Their team of dedicated website experts will work closely with you to develop a website that reflects your unique brand and identity to set you apart from the competition.

Sarina Roth/Never the Rock Photography

Never the Rock Photography offers professional photography services for published magazines, businesses and families. Business photography includes company products, professional headshots, offices and business environments, as well as corporate services. Images are suitable for websites, social media, email blasts, outdoor boards and print advertising, as well as other promotional materials.

Shelly Bloom with Virtual Properties Realty, Brian Kronson with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Greg Cantrell with Living Stone Properties and Wayne Stoneback with Carrington Real Estate Services

Shelly Bloom, Brian Kronson, Kate Schermerhorn, Greg Cantrell, Wayne Stoneback

Shelly Bloom, Brian Kronson, Kate Schermerhorn, Greg Cantrell, Wayne Stoneback

Shelly Bloom/Virtual Properties Realty

Virtual Properties Realty recently moved into a 15,000+ sq. foot office to accommodate over 1,000 agents. They have been recognized numerous times this year for their success. Shelly has been with the company since November 2009 and is their only agent who specializes in working with Seniors. Licensed since 1986 as a real estate agent, she is currently licensed in both Georgia and Florida.

Brian Kronson/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage professionally assists buyers, sellers, landlords and tenants with their real estate needs. Giving his clients the information they need to make informed decisions is the key component to Brian’s client service focused business philosophy. His goal and mission is to earn your trust so you will want to refer him to your family and friends for all of their real estate needs.

Greg Cantrell/Living Stone Properties

Living Stone Properties is a company specializing in residential real estate sales. Their services includes helping guide individuals through the home buying and selling process, as well as working with residential developers and builders in land and lot acquisitions. The company was founded in 2008 by Broker/Owner Greg Cantrell, who brings to Living Stone Properties more than 20 years of experience in the real estate and development industries. Their goal at Living Stone Properties is to make every sell or purchase a worry-free transaction.

Wayne Stoneback/Carrington Real Estate Services

Carrington Real Estate Services offers a full service real estate brokerage operation that uses its network of licensed real estate agents to manage the sale or purchase of residential properties, with particular experience in maximizing the value of REO properties for sale. Carrington Real Estate Services manages the process of accepting, refurbishing, preserving and marketing residential properties, and works with both sellers and buyers of residential properties to manage the contract negotiation, sale and escrow processes.