Barb Rowland , Team Leader Meridian Home Partners and Decatur Condo Network Real Estate team . Barb Co-Founded Common Ground Real Estate in 2011 and built the team and sales to be the #4 team in Dekalb Board of Realtors in 2013. She sold the company in March 2015 and started a new Team- Decatur Condo Network and Meridian Home Partners located in the same in PalmerHouse Properties office in The ARtisan, suite #10, in Downtown Decatur.
Her 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, Fla. Barb has been licensed in Georgia since 2002.
Barb’s leadership skills were developed over 20 years as an executive in the railroad industry, where she focused on sales, marketing and new business development. Barb understands the challenges of change – during her time 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 & 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 GA Voice Newspaper. She has also won numerous Pinnacle awards through the Dekalb Board 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.
Barb is proud to be a member of the Dekalb Board of REALTORS®, the National Association of REALTORS®, and BNI Decatur.
Awards and Accomplishments:
- 2013 #4 Team in Dekalb County Board 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
- 2004 – Diamond Society
- 2004 – In-town Atlanta Rookie of the Year