Since 1978 Kathy Broker/Owner of Aparo-Griffin Properties, Inc. has resided in Central Florida, more specifically in Deland, for over 20 years. Kathy's leadership, performance and innovation lead her to be honored as one of the 2014 most "INFLUENTIAL WOMEN IN BUSINESS," by the Volusia/Flagler Business Report.
Aparo-Griffin Properties was opened in 2004 and every year, for the past 10 years in a row, has been a TOP 10 Producing Company. Most recently Aparo Griffin Properties received the Readers Choice Award they were Voted Deland's BEST Real Estate Company in 2013 by Hometown News. In addition Kathy was voted as Deland's "BEST REALESTATE BROKER." In October 2014 The 9th Anual Volusia/Flagler News Journals Business Report was published and Kathy Aparo Griffin was honored and featured as "One of Central Florida's MOST influential women".
Kathy annually sells over 10 MILLION dollars in real estate earning her a spot as one of the top five producers every year since 2003 from the West Volusia Association of Realtors. As of July 30, 2013 Kathy has sold $107,615,951.00 (ONE HUNDRED AND SEVEN MILLION DOLLARS, SIX HUNDRED FIFTEEN THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED FIFTY ONE DOLLARS) in Real Estate most of it right here in West Volusia! In 2008 Kathy was honored as the TOP PRODUCER in WEST VOLUSIA and she received the TOP PRODUCER award from The West Volusia Association of Realtors. Also in December 2010 Kathy was honored as the TOP SELLER OF THE YEAR selling more REAL ESTATE then ANY REALTOR in WEST VOLUSIA!
Kathy is recommended by the National Real Estate Review Board a National Organization that awards membership to a select few TOP real estate agents across the country. There are over 1.2 MILLION Realtors in the US and ONLY the Best of the BEST are invited to join NRRB. The selection process involves interviews, evaluation, qualifying and quantifying. Any agent with NRRB membership has a PROVEN record of experience, diligence, great customer service and of course sales success. If an agent has been awarded NRRB membership YOU know they are uniquely qualified and motivated to serve you. Each agent is committed to real estate RELATIONSHIPS BUILT ON TRUST. In addition NRRB members close six times more sales then the average agents, averaging 12 years of experience assisting sellers and buyers, are among the elite group of top performing agents recognized and awarded by their peers and real estate brokerages. NRRB members are key players from respected independent real estate brokerages from across the country as well as national franchises. NRRB is NOT brand loyal they believe great agents are great agents regardless of what franchise umbrella they operate under.
Kathy's compassion and personality make her very successful in helping those facing foreclosure. She has perfected the process of negotiating with banks to get them to SHORT sale many homes. This in turn has stopped many homeowners who felt helpless from being foreclosed on...and they can now move on with their lives. Kathy is professional, outgoing, full of energy and very knowledgeable, in fact she was the instructor at "BOOT CAMP," where she taught new agents the business of real estate at the board of realtors.
Kathy's experience is NOT just limited to the residential market as she has a great deal of experience in investment properties, developing property both personally and professionally. Her most recent project was working with Auto Zone. Kathy sold them the property in Deland and assisted in the development process, technical review committee, rezoning, annexing all to prepare for land development. So whether you're a FIRST TIME home buyer OR a seasoned investor, Kathy's door at 1409 East New York Ave Deland is ALWAYS OPEN and WILLING TO HELP with a Cold Soda pop waiting and a warm smile..