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Barb Rowland

Barb Rowland

Barb Rowland, partners with Suzanne Feese at PalmerHouse Properties

Barb partners with Suzanne Feese in the PalmerHouse Decatur Office. They work as a two-person team on all transactions to maximize service and value for all of their clients. In 2016, their first year as a team, Suzanne and Barb closed 66 Transaction, with a sales volume in excess of $18 million (more than doubling Barb's volume from 2015). They were the #2 agents company-wide for PalmerHouse Properties in 2016, out of more than 1500 agents. Suzanne was also recognized as the Top New Realtor of the Year by the DeKalb Association of Realtors in 2016.

Barb joined PalmerHouse Properties in 2011, when she founded Common Ground Real Estate and built the team and sales to be the #4 team in the DeKalb Board of Realtors for 2013. She sold the company in March 2015 and moved 100 yards down the street to PalmerHouse's Downtown Decatur office.

Barb's experience in the industry spans several decades starting when she was originally licensed in South Carolina at the age of 18. growing up, Barb's family owned a real estate firm in Miami Shores.

Barb's Leadership skills were developed over 20 years as an executive in the Railroad Industry. There, her background was in sales, marketing and in new business development. Barb understands the challenges of change during her time working in the corporate world, she experienced 11 personal moves and transfers.

Today, Barb is a decorated business owner and real estate professional. for two consecutive years (2011 and 2012), she was nominated as "Business Woman of the Year" by the Atlanta Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and was voted "Best Real Estate Agent 2011" by readers of The Georgia Voice Newspaper. She has also won numerous Pinnacle Awards through the Dekalb Association of Realtors and has been a Top Producer in every brokerage that's held her license.

As a longtime owner and resident, Barb is the team guru for Downtown Decatur and has been affectionately referred to by her clients as the "Decatur Condo Queen." Our agents rely on her extensive knowledge of Atlanta's in-town neighborhoods.

Awards and Accomplishments:

  • 2016 #2 Agents Companywide (with Suzanne Feese), PalmerHouse Properties
  • 2015 #15 Top Agent, DeKalb Association of Realtors
  • 2013 #4 Team, DeKalb Association of Realtors
  • 2012 Nominee, Business Woman of the Year (AGLCC)
  • 2011 Winner, Best Real Estate Agent - Georgia Voice Newspaper
  • 2011 Nominee, Business Woman of the Year (AGLCC)
  • 2010 Top 10 Agent, DeKalb Board of Realtors
  • Lifetime Million Dollar Club