Ben A. Lively, Jr. is a Georgia native, born and raised in Atlanta. He grew up working in his family commercial contracting business and moved on to building homes soon after his college days at the University of Georgia. He has been an award-winning Homebuilder for over 30 years having built and sold homes throughout the ten-county Atlanta metro area, as well as resort homes on Lake Lanier. He has been a Top Producing Real Estate Agent since 2008, and is a licensed Georgia Real Estate Broker.
Ben is Manager and Broker of Sunward Properties, and is heavily involved in every aspect of design, construction, and real estate marketing. He has been recognized by the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association with professionalism awards as a Homebuilder and Developer, and has the experience of closing over 4,000 real estate transactions. He is a member of the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association, and has served on the boards for the Georgia Home Builders Association and the Certified Professional Home Builders Association. Ben has managed multiple homeowners associations around the Atlanta metro area and has served as an active member of the Lake Lanier Homeowners Association. Ben’s expertise in both construction and real estate marketing makes him a source of great knowledge for his clients and realty team. Whether Ben’s clients are building, buying or selling, they can feel confident that his knowledge and experience gives them the quality service they deserve.
Robin Taylor is a graduate of Georgia State University with a Bachelors Degree in Communications. She worked 14 years as an international trainer for Carlson Restaurants Worldwide until 2004 when she found her passion in Real Estate. After working as a Call Coordinator and Director of Agent Services she started Robin T Real T ~ Agent Services and became a licensed Real Estate Agent. Robin and her staff assist our agents with a multitude of administrative services as in contract to close, marketing, contract compliance review, listing entry/enhancement, and technology. Success through patience, detail, and thoroughness is her motto.
Carol Clark Law is a real estate litigation boutique of skilled, experienced litigators, knowledgeable about all aspects of real estate law. Our attorneys are experienced in dispute resolution at every level, whether the manner of resolution is mediation, arbitration, or traditional litigation. The Firm handles commercial and residential real estate disputes of all kinds, including complex commercial and retail landlord/tenant disputes, commercial and retail evictions, quiet title actions, adverse possession actions, boundary disputes, litigation concerning easements and private rights-of-way, eminent domain, trespass and nuisance claims, specific performance actions, disputes concerning escrow, earnest money, and real estate commissions, and disclosure disputes involving known and unknown conditions. The Firm also provides a full range of residential and commercial closing services. In every instance the goal of the Firm is to provide the best, most cost-effective service to our clients, who include property owners, sellers, buyers, developers and investors, as well as borrowers, landlords, and tenants. The Firm enjoys a longstanding friendship with SAMSOG and its members and is well-versed in all aspects of law affecting Registered Land Surveyors in Georgia.
Michael A. O’Neill practices in the areas of commercial and residential real estate and foreclosure law. Mr. O’Neill earned his B.A. degree from Tulane University. He earned his J.D. degree from Emory University School of Law. He was awarded the Dean’s Public Service Award. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the Real Property Law section, the Florida Bar, and the Women’s Council of Realtors. Mr. O’Neill is the Chairman of the Consumer Board for the Mortgage Bankers Association of Georgia.
Michael McCollum – I’ve been helping buyers with one of the biggest financial decisions of their life since 2006. Prior to becoming a loan officer, I was a pastor and teacher for 16 years, so helping people navigate major life decisions has been the focus of my life. I am a graduate of Vanderbilt University and have been married to my wife, Jan, for 31 years. We have four children – a son and three daughters. Whether you are a first-time buyer or have bought and financed multiple homes, our goal is to help you navigate the mortgage process in a simple and transparent manner so that you can decide on a mortgage that will give you the lowest total cost over time. Our goal is to always close on time, never close “ugly”, and make this the best purchase experience of your life.