Keller Williams Realtor Andy Hodes Received CRS Designation

Thursday, June 15, 2017
Andy Hodes, a Chattanooga realtor has been awarded the Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) Designation by the Council of Residential Specialists, the not-for-profit affiliate of the National Association of Realtors.

Realtors who receive the CRS Designation have completed advanced professional training and demonstrated outstanding professional achievement in residential real estate. Less than 3.5 percent of realtors nationwide have earned the credential, officials said.

"Home buyers and sellers can be assured that CRS Designees subscribe to the strict realtor code of ethics, have access to the latest technology and are specialist in helping clients maximize profits and minimize costs when buying or selling a home," officials said.

Mr. Hodes is a sales associate with Keller Williams Realty in East Brainerd. He is a member of the Greater Chattanooga Association of Realtors and is licensed in both Tennessee and Georgia.  Mr. Hodes earned an MBA in 1997 and also holds the designation of RCS-D (Real Estate Collaboration Specialist – Divorce) as well as the GRI designation (Graduate, Realtor Institute) among other professional achievements.

He can be reached at 423-595-7355 or

Real Estate Transfers For March 15-21

NOTICE: The Hamilton County Register’s Office did not publish this data. All information in the Register’s Office is public information as set out in T.C.A. 10-7-503. For questions regarding this report, please call at 423 266-2325. GI numbers, listed when street addresses are not available, refer to the location of transactions (book number and page number) ... (click for more)

Teresa Groves Earns Seniors Real Estate Specialist Designation

Teresa Groves, an affiliate broker with Real Estate Partners Chattanooga LLC, has earned the nationally recognized Seniors Real Estate Specialist designation from the Seniors Real Estate Specialist Council of the National Association of Realtors. Officials said, "Working with seniors to meet their housing needs requires an expert understanding of their lifestyle and financial ... (click for more)

Signal Mountain Council Debating Future Of Mountain Center; Vice Mayor Gee Goes Off Council After Marrying And Moving Out Of Town Limits

A discussion regarding the Mountain Arts Community Center lease and memorandum of agreement with a non- profit organization that has been formed with a proposed to manage it took place at the Signal Mountain town council meeting Friday afternoon. City Manager Boyd Veal had created a document for the purpose of starting a discussion and to identify how the council would like to move ... (click for more)

Students OK After Bag Containing Meth Found At Nolan Elementary

Officials say students at Nolan Elementary School on Signal Mountain are okay after discovering a bag that contained meth. The incident happened on Friday afternoon during a reading fair.  Principal Dr. Shane Harwood sent this message to parents: "Good Afternoon Nolan Families - We wanted to share some information related to an event that has taken ... (click for more)

Tax All County Property Owners Once For School Safety

Our School Board, Sheriff Hammond, school administrators and the community are thoughtfully considering how to maintain safety in classrooms. Currently, discussions indicate more funding will be needed to ensure school safety. If schools are not safe and more money will change that, by all means let’s move to fix the problem.   There are many caring and knowledgeable ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Saturday Funnies

I don’t make much of a secret that I hated every single second of the short time I spent in college or that I never took a journalism class. Instead what I know about writing was taught by a far greater collection of experts than you can find on any college campus. Andy Rooney, for example, was a genius with a dry humor who lectured to me almost every Sunday night for about 30 years. ... (click for more)