Joy dove headfirst into her real estate career in 2007 after years of work in the telecommunications industry.  The decision to forge her own path in business included an emphasis on providing her clients with 5 Star service.  In addition, Joy has gone to great lengths to make sure that she is the most educated and up to date REALTOR®. She is a member of the Laurel Board of REALTORS®, the National Board of REALTORS®, REALTORS® Land Institute  and MARPAC which supports the candidates who support housing, real estate and property rights issues. She has earned designations including Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR), Resort & Second Home Property Specialist (RSPS), Seller Representative Specialist (SRS), Military Relocation Professional (MRP), a Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource(SFR) and a Certified Real Estate Negotiation Expert RENE." I provide customized marketing for each property.  My website interfaces with the Laurel Board of REALTORS® MLS (multiple listing service) which hubs out to many websites. QR Bar Codes are placed on all advertising signs so the mobile user can scan, pull up the MLS information, see photos and virtual tours any time." Joy's certifications provide advertising exposure on websites exclusively for those members, some of which reach international prospects. The REALTORS®Land Institute selected Ms. McClinthen for membership in an elite group of over 1,200 land specialists throughout North America. Through RLI Land University the Institute provides specialty education for members to be current in all aspects of taxation, investment, brokerage, subdividing and planning regarding agricultural, transitional, recreational and timberland,  This depth of knowledge translates into the highest level of service to prospective purchasers and sellers of land.  She completed all the educational requirements through the Realtors Land University in 2015.   It's the pinnacle of achievement for land real estate specialists. Joy also completed the CCIM Institute's Fundamentals of Commercial Investment Brokerage course. She believes in being involved in the community and annually supports the Lake Eddins Volunteer Fire Department's Open Bass Fishing Tournament. She currently supports causes that benefit children (Batson's Children's Home( Sweet Potato Queens WB Group Rockin R's), Veterans (especially Marines), and animals SCAR, Southern Cross Animal Rescue League, Laurel, MS.
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