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Pete Clay
real estate
"Only The Best for Your Home'

                        equal housing opportunity
Member: 400 North Board Association of Realtors, Athens Area Association of Realtors, Lake Country Board of Realtors. Northeast GA Board of Realtors
Member: Georgia Multiple Listing Service (MLS), First MLS, Classic MLS (Athens Area), Lake Country MLS, Northeast GA MLS
Company-Wide #1 Individual Agent, Closed Sales Volume
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Pete Is Delighted to Assist with All Property Types (rentals excluded), with Specialty in Equine / Farm & Country Homes
Lake Lanier & Lake Oconee (Reynolds Lake Oconee, Del Webb Lake Oconee) Seasoned Pro
Residential, Farms, Commercial
Pete Clay is a fulltime real estate professional, with extensive experience, including 17 years as a GA licensed agent, and 13years licensed as Associate Broker. He has listed and sold properties throughout the Atlanta & Metro, Lake Lanier, Greater Athens, Lake Oconee and northeast GA mountain area markets. He is a member of five Multiple Listing Services (MLS), and four Boards/Associations of REALTORS®. This unusually broad-base provides clients with the ability to utilize his expert services over a wide-ranging area of northeast Georgia and, as sellers, to gain extreme exposure for their listing. Handling all types of real estate, including commercial, farms and residential, Pete has specialized experience and interest in equine, farm, lake and golf properties. Rentals are not handled.
He grew up in New Jersey and Maryland, and spent most summers as a youth in Vermont and New Hampshire. Pete attended colleges in the north, and in the south. Prior to working in real estate in GA, he had a 30+ year career with one of the two subsidiaries of an international retailer. As a senior executive in the New York City headquarters, he had numerous high-level accountabilities as VP, including HR management, real estate development, risk management, loss prevention, expense forecasting and results, labor-relations and more. Following retirement, he has continued to consult to various companies on matters about which he has knowledge. The negotiating and human interaction skills he developed and honed over that extensive career, now benefit his real estate clients in every transaction. 
Pete and his wife, a retired banking executive, live in a community near Lake Lanier, where they kept their high performance Formula boat, For Pete’s Sake, for many years. The appeal of this area of Georgia included long boating and golf seasons, affordable living and great people. Pete’s wife, a winter sports enthusiast, still skis as often as possible at their ski resort home in the northeast.  His down-time interests include true Classic-Era automobiles (Packard, Duesenberg, Marmon, Pierce-Arrow, Peerless, Cord etc.), American and European history, relaxing with drawing and watercolor, golf, gardening and following sports.
Pete’s focus is always on meeting his clients’ objectives. Working to assure the buying or selling experience is as seamless and enjoyable as possible, he enjoys an impressive percentage of repeat client referrals. He can be contacted anytime.

As a REALTOR®, continuing education is not only a requirement, but essential to the benefit of clients. Pete has achieved the coveted GRI designation (Graduate Realtor® Institute), SRES (Seniors Real Estate Specialist), SFR (National Association of REALTORS Certified Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource), ARS (Accredited Relocation Specialist for Buyers and Sellers), and also SMC.  The Senior Marketing Consultant (SMC) designation is earned only by a select group of agents that produce results consistently at the very top of the 900 sales professionals at Harry Norman REALTORS®. SMC agents are truly the best of the best when it comes to sales professionals, and their stats are the proof:

72% of total listings, 77% of closed volume and 70% of closed units

Pete knows the markets in and out, and will work with you without pressure until your objectives are fulfilled. Search on your own online, or let Pete do it for you based on your criteria, and, in the end, you will work together. Listening to the client's thoughts is the most important part in helping to reach the best conclusion!

Pete is easy to get to know, and works diligently in the interests of his buyers and sellers. He emphasizes certain categories of the real estate market, such as lakefront homes, equestrian/farm and country home properties, golf communities, homes in the mountains and along our beautiful rivers. Pete will take on a limited number of listings, working as an Exclusive Listing Agent, and during the Covid19 situation, will cautiously work with a buyers willing to wear masks and drive themselves. All engagements are with Harry Norman REALTORS® as Broker.

Feel free to contact Pete Clay anytime, by cell, text or e-mail.

Formula Performance: "For Pete's Sake" Family Members  Ski Home Away Corvettes

Words to live by: Deuteronomy 8:17-18
 "You may say to yourself, My power and the strength of my hands has produced this wealth for me.
 But remember the Lord your God, for it is He who gives you the ability to produce wealth....."