Rita  Driver (The Driver Team) Real Estate Agent

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Rita Driver
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Get to Know Rita Driver

Rita began her career in Real Estate in March 1993. Rita holds the following designations:

Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE) Short Sale Expert

Certified Real Estate Brokers (CRB)

Certified Real Estate Specialist (CRS)

e-Pro

Graduate REALTOR Institue (GRI)

Certified Sales Professional (CSP)

QSC

New Home Specialist

Rita is a Life member of the Multi Million Dollar Club, RE/MAX’s Platinum Club for 2008, 2007, 2006, 2004 and 2003, and 100% Club for 2002 and 2001 and Chairman's Club 2005. Rita holds a Bachelor’s Degree from University of Memphis. Rita has worked as a loan officer, affording her with a vast knowledge in home financing matters. Rita also worked for the City of Memphis as a police officer for several years. Rita served on the Fayette County Board of Directors and Executive Committee 2002-2008 and was named Associate of the year for 2006 and 2008.

Bob and Rita have been married for over 22 years and have a daughter.

The Driver Team closed 107 transactions in 2004. In 2005, The Driver Team has already completed 119 transactions. In 2006 The Driver Team closed 97 transactions, in 2007 they closed 69 transactions and in 2008, they closed approximately 50 transactions  Thus far in 2009, the Driver Team has closed over 30 homes.

The Driver Team has also sponsored men’s softball championship team and a 2 co-ed championship teams.

Both Bob and Rita hold a broker’s license for the State of Tennessee.

Bob started his career in Real Estate in May 1995.

Bob also holds the Certified Sales Professional (CSP) designation.

Bob also hold the CDPE (Short Sale Specialist) designation

He is also a member of the Land Institute.

Bob holds 4 degrees from a higher institution of learning:  2 associates degrees from a local community college, a Bachelor’s degree from University of Memphis and a Master’s degree from University of Arkansas. 

Bob is a safety expert in the State of Tennessee and has a background in Safety and Firefighting. 

Bob served his country in the Marine Corp and followed that by serving the City of Memphis as a Firefighter.

Certifications

Buyers 

Your home is probably the biggest purchase your family will ever make, and it involves many decisions that go beyond simply choosing one you like. 

As top Memphis, Tipton County and Fayette County area REALTORS®, here is how we will guide you through the entire process, from viewing homes and financing, to making sure the final contract is in your best interest: 

- You will have full access to ALL homes available on the Memphis, Tipton County and Fayette County market, even listings not yet on the MLS, through our professional Tennessee real estate affiliations. 

- Our expert local knowledge of the Memphis, Tipton County and Fayette County area should be invaluable to you, not just in terms of real estate, but also schools, neighborhoods, the local economy, and more. 

- Every local real estate market absolutely has its own trends and opportunities. This can vary greatly, even one neighborhood to the next. Memphis, Tipton County and Fayette County is no different! It's our job to steer you into opportunities and out of traps. 

- What is the true market value of the home you are interested in? Is it priced too high? Is it a bargain that you should jump on? We help home buyers make decisions like this every day, and we'll make sure that YOU get the best value for your money. 

- Negotiating with sellers can be stressful. We will help you negotiate, so that the final contract includes your best possible terms and conditions. 

- You should know absolutely everything about the property you are buying! You and a member or my team or I will view every home that you are interested in, together. And prior to closing we will make you fully aware of any and all inspections available to you. 

- Have confidence when signing documents. Contracts are full of complicated terms and clauses that can greatly affect your future life in your new home. We will give you the full benefit of our real estate knowledge and experience.

Sellers

As top Memphis, Tipton County and Fayette County area REALTORS® with years of experience and a proven track record, it is our job to guide you through this complicated process, from beginning to end. We want you to get the maximum value for your home, within YOUR time frame. Here are just some of the things that we will do to market and sell your home: 

- Buyers want to buy your home for as little as possible! Through detailed comparisons between your home and recently sold homes, and other properties currently on the Memphis, Tipton County and Fayette County market, together we can determine what your home is really worth in today's market. In the industry this is called a Comparative Market Analysis or CMA. We will do this for you, for free. 

- Buyers have their own timelines, which might not be yours! We make sure they don't waste your time by qualifying them as to their real ability to afford your home. 

- More buyers interested in your Memphis, Tipton County and Fayette County home means more money in your pocket when it is sold. Our extensive marketing of your home assures you of maximum value. For example, this web site will market your property all across the web. It will appear on Yahoo Real Estate, Microsoft MSN HomeAdvisor, and other top national sites. We can place your home on our web site within a few minutes time! 

- When we begin marketing your home, we will immediately notify all the buyers that we are helping find their ideal home. We'll also notify all the REALTORS® in this area that we work with, who quickly tell their homebuyers. It is a powerful way to jump-start the sale of your home! 

- You and a member of my team or I will walk through your home together. We will advise you how to present your property to maximize its selling price. Some improvements are worth it, and some are not! Be careful. 

- Contracts are complicated, and intimidating. You don't want to go to a closing with some doubts. You will have the full benefit of our Memphis, Tipton County and Fayette County real estate experience and knowledge for a smooth and successful closing. We recommend that you do not sign on any dotted lines without asking us first. 

- We will make sure you conform to any and all Tennessee statutory disclosure requirements. We will also inform you of any inspections that you should consider having done ahead of time to smooth the negotiating process with buyers, and to ensure a successful escrow and closing. 

You pay no up front costs for our services! So you can bet that we will work hard to get your home sold, for as much as this market will possibly bear. We will also work within your time frame and your needs. For example, sometimes it can be hard to sell and move out of your current home, and buy and move into a new home, all at the same time! We can help smooth this out. 

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The Driver Team takes great pride in our career as your Realtor. Count on us to provide you with the real estate resources you need when buying or selling a home. Short Sale Specialists in Memphis, TN