AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Texas Association of Realtors Young Professionals Network (YPN) recently named 11 Texas Realtors to receive its inaugural "Texas Realtors to Watch Award" for their excellence in leadership, community involvement, and sales in 2017. These Texas Realtors under the age of 40 have demonstrated distinguished service in the real estate industry and will be recognized during the YPN reception at the Texas Realtors Conference in Dallas on September 10.
"These young real estate professionals follow a calling to help people navigate their dream of property ownership and they support their fellow professionals in doing so," said Vicki Fullerton, 2017 Chairman of TAR. "The honorees of this award have gone above and beyond the call of service on local, state and national levels to not only support clients engaging in property transactions, but also set a shining example of integrity for their colleagues."
The honorees also hold critical roles in their associations of Realtors to further support their profession. Honoree involvement includes a broad range of positions held as board officers and committee members, spokespersons, and advisory group participants. The award winners also have played a strong role in political and legislative advocacy.
The award recipients are:
Joe Atkins of Joe Atkins Realty in Dallas
Jef Conn of Coldwell Banker Commercial Capital Advisors in Lubbock
Jamie Dalzell of Dalzell REALTORS® in Abilene
Brandy Guthrie of Sky Realty in Austin
Evan Martin of RE/MAX Signature Properties in Sherman
James Martin of Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate in Dallas
Johnny Mowad of Ebby Halliday REALTORS in Dallas
Sylvia Seabolt of The Dream Connectors Real Estate Group in Garland
Ray Wade of Legacy Texas Properties in The Woodlands
Taylor Walcik of The Blair Group Real Estate in Addison
About the Texas Association of REALTORS® With more than 110,000 members, the Texas Association of REALTORS® is a professional membership organization that represents all aspects of real estate in Texas. We advocate on behalf of Texas REALTORS® and private-property owners to keep homeownership affordable, protect private-property rights and promote public policies that benefit homeowners. Visit texasrealestate.com to learn more.
Texas Association of REALTORS® Young Professionals Network The Young Professionals Network is a dynamic entry point for real estate professionals striving to become more successful in their careers and gain leadership experience. YPN's growth has been driven by REALTORS®. YPN has evolved from a magazine offshoot to a determined, passionate, savvy group of members who use social media effectively and transparently and who are committed to strengthening the REALTOR® brand.