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Brenda Richardson Atkins

broker

A native of Florence, Alabama, Brenda first arrived at Sumter's Shaw AFB as an Air Force Dependent over 30 years ago and never left! As a licensed Realtor and Broker for several years, Brenda has the experience and local relationships to simplify your real estate transactions. Representation of Sellers and Landlords is Brenda’s most powerful role and primary focus.  Brenda wholeheartedly believes our community is the right choice to live, work, and play!  Her dedication to prompt communication, absolute integrity, targeted marketing, following through with commitments, ability to creatively negotiate, and anticipation of deadlines has made her a successful Real Estate Professional! Brenda has managed large-scale mixed-use retail developments, medical, office facilities, and industrial sites. She has a reputation for working closely with Property Management clients to provide comprehensive services geared toward superior customer service, long term tenancy commitments, increased cash flow, excellent vendor relations, and accounting transparency and accuracy. Some of her commercial tenants have included TJ Maxx, Michaels, Petco, It's Fashion, Five Guys, Verizon, Hibbetts, Gamestop, Sweet Frog, Spectrum, Anytime Fitness, Great Clips, and many more. Brenda has served on the Sumter Habit for Humanity Board of Directors, the American Heart Board, and the Tuomey Foundation Festival of Lights Committee. Brenda has volunteered for Durant's Children Center, One Place of the Shoals, and the YWCA of the Upper Lowlands advocating for victims of domestic violence, racial equality, and empowerment of women. In 2021, Brenda founded the #YouGotCarded organization which encourages members of the community to help reach victims of assault at the point of first contact.  Through #YouGotCarded, Brenda’s ambition is to increase community awareness and financial support for various advocates and agencies across the southeast that have direct contact with victims of domestic violence, sexual, child, and elder abuse. She attends Faith Church where she enjoys growing her spirituality, meeting new people, and community outreach while serving in various roles.

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

Timothy B.

"Look up Realtor in the dictionary and it will read: Brenda Atkins is in a class by herself! She is a Realtor with a capital R. Brenda is fully knowledgeable of the real estate market and a true professional!"

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Ken D.

Brenda is amazing! She has helped us with real estate matters from selling a house to property management for the last 11 years! If you want someone that knows the Sumter market and works tirelessly to get it done; she is your agent! Well connected, fantastic personality and amazing real estate acumen! You won't be disappointed!

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Alison E.

Brenda is BY FAR the best in the business! We have known her for 10 years and have had several real estate transactions together! She's top notch, has your best interest at heart and knows her stuff! Couldn't ask for anyone better! We will continue to use Brenda for all of our real estate needs... she's definitely someone you want in your corner!