Cindy’s Awards & Certifications

Master’s Hall of Fame

Cindy Mitchell, of CENTURY 21, has been inducted into the master’s Hall of Fame by the Century 21 Real Estate Corporation, the world’s largest residential real estate sales franchiser.

Master’s Hall of Fame recognition is awarded to individuals who achieve, for five consecutive years, either $150,000-449,000 in gross closed commissions or 60-179 sales.

“Cindy is a leader in delivering powerful home choices for her clients She knows the neighborhoods she serves and leads these communities with real estate expertise,” said Benny Payne.

Masters Sales Society – Top Real Estate Agent

Cindy Mitchell, a top producing sales agent with CENTURY 21, was recently inducted into Floyd Wickman’s Master Sales Society and earned the designation of “Master Salesperson.” The society designation recognizes those associates who have completed a master level Floyd Wickman Course and fulfilled all the requirements for membership. Less than 1% of all licensed Realtors attain this elite status.

“The Master Sales Society Master Salesperson designation is considered by many to be the highest level of achievement available to real estate agents today,” Cindy Mitchell said. “I strongly believe that education is the key to delivering outstanding client service. The more knowledge I have the better able I am to meet my client’s needs.” Cindy began her real estate career in 1988 and quickly became one of the area’s most respected agents.” according to company representative Benny Payne. “With her wealth of knowledge and years of experience she is a tremendous asset to our company.” For more information call Cindy Mitchell at (706) 540-5179

Floyd Wickman Courses, based in Troy, Michigan, is the #1 real estate organization in North America.

CENTURION®  status

CENTURY 21 Real Estate Corporation, franchiser of the world’s largest residential real estate sales organization, has recognized Cindy Mitchell of CENTURY 21 Benny Payne Realty as a CENTURION® Producer following her continuous sales success.

Associates who earn $150,000 in gross closed commission or 60 award units in a year earn CENTURION® Producer status. “Cindy knows the neighborhood she serves, and her intelligence and dedication make her a leader in delivering powerful home choices to her clients,” said managing broker Benny Payne.

GRI – Graduate of the Realtors Institute

The GRI designation stands for “Graduate of the Realtors Institute”. It is an exciting education program that provides practical real estate training for the new or seasoned practitioner which leads to the GRI designation. The GRI designation is a mark of distinction that earns a REALTOR® member respect and confidence from their peers and the general public. Graduates are recognized nationwide for competence and expertise.

CRS – Certified Residential Specialist

Buying or selling a home is one of the most crucial financial transactions of your life. In what can be a confusing and sometimes difficult process, it pays to leave as little to chance as you can. But with the help of a professional, you can navigate unknown territory with ease. To fill the specific residential needs of homebuyers and sellers, the Residential Sales Council of the National Association of REALTORS(c) instituted a class of expert real estate professional: the Certified Residential Specialist (CRS(r))

Every CRS has undergone a rigorous, specialized course of detailed training, aimed at making residential transactions as smooth and worry-free as possible.

  • Membership in a local Board, State Association, and the National Association of REALTORS(c). Every CRS is part of a much larger network of real estate professionals.
  • Successful completion of the courses leading to the Certified Residential Specialist designation – one of the most successful residential real estate educational programs in the country. Every CRS is a real estate professional equipped with special expertise, thanks to advanced study in listing, selling, investment, taxes, and more.
  • A history of demonstrated sales performance through the documented execution of residential sales transactions.
    What this means is that when you work a CRS, you’re working with someone who is more connected, more knowledgeable, and more experienced.

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Through her past 32 years of work, Cindy has played an active role in shaping the Athens community. By listening to the needs, wishes and long term goals of her clients, she has forged close ties within her relationships and cultivated a sense of trust and well-being amongst those who have had the pleasure of working with her. Athens knows and loves Cindy, and Cindy knows and loves Athens.

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