Are you a First time buyer? Not sure how to start the process of purchasing your new home? Let me assist you. I specialize in First time buyers and the Military. I work with sellers as well.
Get to know Doug Roth
Looking to purchase or sell a home in Columbus, Ft. Benning GA, Muscogee, Harris county or Phenix City, AL, Lee, Russell county? I am licensed in both Georgia and Alabama and specialize in First Time Buyers and the Military, but I also work with seasoned buyers and sellers.
I beleive it is important to know something about the Realtor you are considering so I have provide a short review below. If you have questions that the information below does not answer for you, please either email or call me. I would love to hear from you.
I earned a Bachelor of Science in Education from Southern Illinois University
I completed Real Estate courses in Ethics, Contracts, Fair Housing and more
I completed training in Multi Listing Service for both Georgia and Alabama
Earned the Designation of Associate Broker
Earned the Designation of GRI - Graduate Realtor Institute
Earned the Designation of e-Pro - Internet Professional
Earned the Designation of ABR - Accredited Buyer's Representative
Earned the Designation of SRS - Seller Representative Specialist
Earned the Designation of SFR - Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource
Earned the Designation of LMC - Loss Mitigation Certified- Short Sale REO, and Forclosure
Earned the Designation of MMS- Military Market Specialist
Licensed in Georgia and Alabama
Member of the National Association of Realtors ®
Member of the Georgia Association of Realtors ®
Local Director of the Columbus Board of Realtors ®
Member of the Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce
Past Chairman of the Columbus Board of Realtors ® Education Committee
Past Member of Georgia Association of Realtors Professional Develop. Committee
I have over twenty five years of sales and 10 years of mortgage background which has proved to be very valuable in my career in Real Estate. Along with this experience, I have a BS in Education and enjoy assisting and explaining the whole purchase process, ranging from how to get pre-approved, searching for the right home, presenting the offer and negotiating, to explaining the closing process. For sellers, I have a complete Marketing program that has been proven to be successful. I also have over twenty years of computers ranging from main frames to PC's which has provided an excellent training for all the software programs which I use to assist my clients Looking to buy or sell a home .
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I believe it is important to keep my skill and knowledge up todate and I am the Past Chairman of the Columbus Board of Realtors, Education committee. I was there to assist the board on selecting what classes we will offer all Realtors each year.
I specialize in First time buyers and the Military. I made a booket the explains the complete process of purchasing a home and all the terms used, reivew the mortgage process, appraisals, inspections and more. Also included is general information about our area, sites, history and phone numbers need once the purcase has been made. I include my newsletter for additional information and dicounts from local vendors. For my first time buyers, I spend over an hour reviewing the above information so they will have some knowledge of how we go about purchasing a home.
For my seller, I have a complete proven marketing plan for the sell of their home. Some of the marketing plans includes, Internet advertising nationwide and local of their home, a ReaL OPEN HOUSE program to include min. of eight signs and two ballons per sign, marketing before the open house and follow up after the Open House. MLS marketing