Three Sixty REALTOR® Michy Aja Named to Opelika Chamber of Commerce 2017-18 “20 Under 40” Class

Michy AjaThe Opelika Chamber of Commerce has proudly announced a new class for their “20 Under 40” program this past week. Three Sixty is proud to announce that our very own Michy Aja has been named to the exclusive group. The program recruits 20 outstanding people under the age of 40 who live in and love Opelika with the goal for the group to help shape the direction of the city’s future.  Members of the class are encouraged to think outside the box and are challenged to think of ways to make the city better and improve the quality of life.

“I’m thrilled to be chosen for this prestigious role. I love this community and I’m excited to see what kinds of things we can do to make Opelika an even better place to call home.”

Michy Aja, REALTOR®, Three Sixty {real estate}

2017-18 Opelika "20 Under 40" Class

2017-18 Opelika “20 Under 40” Class

As a proud member of the Opelika Chamber of Commerce, Michy loves to help members of her community find their dream home. Michy’s husband Tim is a Navy pilot and the family has relocated several times and weathered multiple deployments. She understands all too well the stress of military life, and she gets great satisfaction out of using that experience to help clients, and especially military families, through that sometimes challenging process.

A top producer at Three Sixty, Michy is always looking for ways to improve her knowledge in order to make things easier for her clients. She is a certified Military Relocation Professional (MRP), a program educates REALTORS® about working with U.S. service members and their families and veterans to find the housing solutions that best suit their needs and to take full advantage of available benefits and support. Additionally, she is currently working on her Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) Certification, a series of courses focused on knowledge needed for agents working directly with buyer-clients.

Matterport is here! #matterportyourproperty today!

matterportlogoWe are thrilled to announce that we’ve found yet another amazing service offering for our clients. We’ve begun utilizing  what we believe will be an industry changing tool – a Matterport Pro 3D virtual tour camera. The camera has already been put to use for several clients, and has received rave reviews from the marketplace.

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Matterport Dollhouse View

“Investment in technological innovations gives our clients a competitive advantage in the marketplace, and the Matterport is a prime example of doing just that.”

Tricia Peterson, Co-Founder

Designed as a powerful, easy to use tool, Matterport collects accurate visual and spatial data to map entire areas in minutes. With a focus on automation, all Matterport Spaces captured are processed, organized, and hosted in the Matterport Cloud for easy access anywhere. This cutting edge technology allows for different perspectives so that viewers can get a completely new appreciation for a property.

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Matterport Inside View

Anyone who knows us knows that we are constantly looking for new ways to use technology in order to make the real estate process as efficient, effective and enjoyable as possible, and the utilization of the Matterport camera is just one in a long line of technological innovations that we have always offered to clientele. As the first paperless real estate company in East Alabama, we use online and cloud-based solutions for all company and client needs. Team members are fully trained in Dotloop, a cloud-based online document management system that securely houses all real estate transactions. Dropbox is used for all company file management needs. In addition to our information rich and beautiful website, we host thriving Social Media pages, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Pinterest.

 “Our commitment to technology doesn’t just benefit our clients. In addition to providing a great customer experience, we have increased business efficiency, which allows us to close more deals through utilizing effective processes.”

Nonet Reese, Three Sixty Co-Founder

Interested in learning more about this exciting new technology? Check it out on www.matterport.com, and keep tabs on our Facebook page, where we will be posting all the listings that utilize Matterport. Want to use it for your own property? Start a conversation with us today!

Agent Spotlight 5 Question Quiz with Carter Hayes & Nancy Carlton Bendinger

It’s time for our 5 question quiz with our June Spotlight Agents. Enjoy these fun and interesting answers!

Carter Hayes

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1. What is your favorite word?

Sold!

Least favorite?

Gurgle

2. Who is your hero?

My mother, Lynn Hayes

3. List someone you know and describe them in 5 words.

Dad (Todd Hayes) – Hard-working, loving, witty, compassionate, intelligent

4. What is the best compliment you have ever received?

I took my grandmother to get her nails painted while she was at the nursing home, and one of the ladies said that I was an amazing grandson and that she could see the love I have for my grandmother.

5. What are you afraid of?

I am afraid of not living life to the fullest

Nancy Carlton Bendinger

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1. What is your favorite word?

Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious

Least favorite?

Phlegm

2. Who is your hero?

My heroes are my grandparents, George Ralph and Robbie Carlton.  They were part of the greatest generation and lived up to that distinction in the fullest.  They instilled a great love of Auburn University, gardening, cooking, travel, nature and family which I will always carry with me and be reminded of them wherever I go.  They are all I aspire to be as a human, a parent, one day  many, many years from now as a grandparent.

3. List someone you know and describe them in 5 words.

Dalton Ruth Bendinger……beautiful, quirky, precocious, creative, joyful

4. What is the best compliment you have ever received?

Your daughter looks just like you.  She doesn’t, but I appreciate it and go with it b/c they obviously have never seen my husband.

5. What are you afraid of?

Failure

 

Coming Soon… A New Home for Three Sixty!

IMG_1356We are thrilled to announce an upcoming office move to a new home in the heart of downtown Auburn. Tricia and Nonet have purchased a building at 411 Opelika Road and renovations are beginning right away! The new address will make us much more accessible to Clients and Realtors® alike, which is more important than ever, as our business has grown remarkably and staff has increased from 17 to 25 employees since the first of the year.

“As longtime residents of the area, we are thrilled to be part of the renewal of Opelika Road.” Nonet Reese, Three Sixty Owner

With an aggressive 90-day renovation schedule, the official move is scheduled for this August. The new office space will be tailored to fit our innovative company, with beautiful conference rooms, pod spaces, and rental offices upstairs, as well as some great outdoor spaces for interesting landscaping.ThreeSixtyOfcElevation

“I love the idea of taking an existing building and making it into something really special.” Tricia Peterson, Three Sixty Owner

Look for more to come as we begin an exciting journey to tear down, build up, and reclaim this building and to turn it into our new home! As anyone who has ever been through a renovation knows, there will be unexpected challenges along the way that we will strive to solve in creative ways.

Next step–DEMO!