Sabrena Turner Named GCAR Realtor Of The Year

Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Sabrena Turner has been named GCAR Realtor of the Year
Sabrena Turner has been named GCAR Realtor of the Year

Sabrena Turner, owner/broker of Sabrena Realty, has been named the Realtor of the Year by the Greater Chattanooga Association of Realtors.

The announcement was made Wednesday morning at the local organization’s gathering of its managing brokers. Ms. Turner is a member of the GCAR Board of Directors and serves on the Governmental Affairs Committee, having been its past committee chair. Her other past service includes membership on both the Professional Standards Committee and the Grievance Committee.

Ms. Turner is also a frequent advocate for realtor political causes, and is a regular participant in visits to conferences with area elected officials, discussing issues on behalf of the Association’s membership.

Ms. Turner was born and raised in Chattanooga, and received her B.A. in Business Administration from Bryan College. She said that knowing and understanding the local and national real estate markets are the highest priorities for her, helping her to “better serve her company’s client’s with the knowledge and experience they need in a professional manner to achieve their real estate goals and dreams.”



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