As Founder/Owner, Janine Wilson holds the CEBA and CEBA-Master level designations, the two highest and most Exclusive National designations for Buyer Agency and EXCLUSIVE BUYER AGENCY! (CEBA stands for nationally Certified Exclusive Buyer Agent and the training and examinations are rigorous). The Master level is only attained from additional educational training, service to the real estate industry, continuing education after receiving the designation, excellence in the field, among a few of the criteria.
Additionally, Janine has earned the following national designations: ABR (Accredited Buyer Agent), CRB (Certified Residential Brokerage Manager), e-PRO, SRES (Senior Real Estate Specialist), GRI (Graduate Realtor Institute-TN).
Janine works well with her fellow Realtors, an asset when submitting Buyer offers to the listing agents. "I have been fortunate over the past years to become better acquainted with many more of the almost 1700 real estate agents in our area, as the elected TN/VA MLS President for 2008. As one of only 9 elected NETAR MLS Directors, I have served as MLS Director since 2005. My second 3 year term does not expire until the end of 2010. I am currently the national Convention Chair of the National Association of Exclusive Buyer Agents (NAEBA) for the January 2010 convention."
As the ONLY Nationally Certified and Accredited EXCLUSIVE BUYER AGENCY in NE Tennessee, we cover only the areas and counties NW of Knoxville in the area known as NORTHEAST TENNESSEE: Counties: Washington, Sullivan, Carter, Johnson, Unicoi, Greene and Hawkins.
Those TN counties include, but are not limited to, the 3 largest cities in NE TN, better known as the Tri-Cities (or TriCities, or Tri Cities) Tennessee : Johnson City,TN; Kingsport, TN; and Bristol, TN/VA. Other recognized towns include Jonesborough (the oldest town in TN), Greeneville, Elizabethton, Erwin, Gray, Unicoi, Piney Flats, Colonial Heights, Rogersville (the second oldest town in TN), Blountville, Bluff City, Hampton, Mountain City, Church Hill, Watauga Lake area, and Boone Lake area. NE TN is rich in history and is home to the internationally renowned GRAY Fossil Museum and ETSU University, as well as Hands On! Museum for Children; local, state, national and WORLD winners of Imagination Destination and the original Olympics of the Mind children's creative "thinking and application skills" competitions; and the multi-award winning Ashley Academy, founded 30 years ago by Janine Wilson and husband, Dr. G. Dean Wilson.
Both Wilsons were '69 graduates of UNC-Chapel Hill and have lived in the Tri-Cities for over 30 years. They have been instrumental in attracting and assisting many physicians to the nationally ranked Quillen College of Medicine and to the vast, renowned Medical Community in the Tri-Cities.
Janine Wilson has received the NETAR Mark Keesecker Humanitarian Award (2008), and many NETAR GOLD Circle Service Awards, a NETAR Silver Circle Service Award, NETAR Sales Achievement Awards, NAEBA Excellence Award, and the top award from NAEBA Referral Service in 2007 for the "best conversion of referrals to satisfied buyers".
Representing BUYERS EXCLUSIVELY since 1995, A Buyer's Best Choice Realty® is NE Tennessee's ONLY Exclusive Buyer Agency. We NEVER represent sellers, thus NO CONFLICT OF INTEREST!