Rick Payne has been a longtime resident of North Metro Atlanta and understands the area real estate market. He has a sincere passion for people and an insightful talent for the Art of Negotiation. So it’s no wonder that when he decided to follow his passion and pursued a career in Residential Real Estate nine years ago, success came quickly. He distinguished himself early, earning recognition by being inducted into Who’s Who in Black Atlanta in 2006 as one of Atlanta’s leading Black Professionals. For the past three years he has been awarded the nation wide “ Five Star Real Estate Agent ” for outstanding customer service within the Atlanta market. Keller Williams Chattahoochee North “Outstanding Customer Service Award” by quarter for the past six years. Rick participated as the Buyer’s Agent in an episode of “ HGTV House Hunters “ in 2013 called she wants city life and he wants a yard. Rick is a registered CDPE- “ Certified Distressed Property Expert “ for Short Sales within Atlanta and all surrounding areas.

He employs the latest information technologies, research, and marketing strategies to ensure that his client’s homes are positioned and marketed for SUCCESS. Use of traditional and more creative marketing programs ensures that client’s homes are marketed at the highest level. With professionally designed advertising strategically placed on the best real estate internet websites, direct mail publications and flyers and personalized seller property website. His client’s homes receive the highest level and most impactful exposure in the marketplace. Rick understands that selling a home can be a very emotional experience for the homeowner. So he endeavors to produce results for the seller quickly and makes it a priority to keep the seller closely informed throughout the process.

He is a Buyer’s Agent Specialist that focuses on Value for his clients. Whether that Value is through Resales, New Homes, Short Sales or Foreclosures. When working with Buyers to find their perfect home, Rick’s knowledge of Atlanta’s Premium and Moderate neighborhoods allows his clients to receive a focused and timely home search. He has resided in Duluth for over ten years with wife Dee, his daughter and son are graduates of University of Georgia and University of Cincinnati. Plus, he has two beautiful grandchildren, Jasmine and Joseph.

To further assist his Buyer’s needs, Rick has a trusted network of support professionals from Mortgage Lenders, Home Inspectors, Contractors to Architects. Rick Payne has lived in Atlanta for plus twenty years, has a degree in Business Management and Sales Marketing from Central State University. Plus, thirty years with Macy’s Department Stores as Divisional Vice President of Merchandising. Most recent assignment in 2005 he lead the 80 Million Dollar Men’s Tailored Clothing, Dress/Casual Pants and Men’s Shoe Divisions here in Atlanta. Retailing has taught him the Value of properly executed marketing strategies.

In Spring 2005, I decided to combine my passion for real estate with my Sales and Marketing background to deliver the best results for my clients. Whether you are selling, buying or just want more information on the current market, a particular subdivision or neighborhood, a CMA-Competitive Market Analysis of your own home, please give me a call at 678-427-5512 or email me at repayne7@bellsouth.net.


Keller Williams Realty
” As Seen on HGTV House Hunters “
678-427-5512 (cell)
678-775-6534 (E fax)
678-578-6524 (office)
3930 east Jones Bridge Rd.
Suite 100
Norcross, Ga. 30092