Kerissa Payne is real estate enthusiast and entrepreneur at heart. Kerissa enjoys the art of connecting people. Successful real estate investing naturally led to becoming a licensed REALTOR in her 20's and a broker by 31 all the while, building and running The Kerissa Payne Team. Mrs. Payne later became a (national real estate chain) franchise owner in 2012 and built her team to be one of the top teams in East Texas. Most recently Mrs. Payne joined eXp Realty, a cloud-based, agent-owned, brokerage in which she is a share holder. She is excited to be at the forefront of real estate tech pioneering.
Mrs. Payne is a serial entrepreneur and has been involved in a few start-ups from real estate tech to the oil & gas industry. KP has invested and flipped homes personally for the last 18 years while selling hundreds of homes with The Kerissa Payne Team. KP was born and raised in East Texas and chose to raise her family here for the last 20 years. She has an excellent working knowledge of East Texas and has enjoyed working with a menagerie of clients from people needing to sell their family homes to multi-million dollar developments.
KP is a multi-million dollar producer and consistently hits her goals year over year. She attained the an Executive Club Award in 2013, (the national real estate chain) 100% Club Award in 2014 and the Platinum Club Award in 2015. Under Mrs. Payne's leadership, The Kerissa Payne Team was recognized as one of the top 500 Teams in the State of Texas, the top 250 teams in the state, and as one of the Top 20 Teams in the Vanguard Council. The Kerissa Payne Team was also recognized as one of America's Best Agents by REAL Trends in 2015 & 2016. Mrs. Payne attained the Prestigious Hall of Fame Award in 2016 in which fewer than 23% of (national real estate chain) Agents ever earn. Kerissa also obtained the (national real estate chain) Platinum Club Award in 2015 & 2016.
I specialize in Lindale and Hideaway Lake communities. My average listing is approximately $200,000. I truly love my profession and I believe that shows in each home that's listed and transaction that is closed. I enjoy serving my clients as well as the art of negotiation. I enjoy marketing my listings and I am always looking for creative and innovative ways to serve my sellers! Technology is everything in the real estate industry therefore, it's crucial to hire a REALTOR that understands the marketplace. I understand what buyers and sellers are looking for and enjoy providing specalized service to each individual client.
I am an Accredited Buyers Representative which means that I have an established track record and proven experience in representing buyers. I have taken additional steps above and beyond what is required of a REALTOR, by obtaining designations, in order to serve my clients. My most recent designation is an e-PRO. e-Pro is the only Internet Professional Cerification program for REALTORS approved by the National Association of REALTORS. When a seller or buyer works with an e-PRO they can be assured that the agent is fully aware of the latest in technology and how to utilize that technology for the benefit of her client. I also have the SRS Designation. SRS - Seller Representative Specialist - is the premiere seller agency designation, conferred by the SRS Council, recognizing real estate professionals who have completed special education in seller representation. I have also obtained my Senior Real Estate Specialist Designation. By earning the SRES® Designation, your REALTOR® has demonstrated the necessary knowledge and expertise to counsel clients age 50+ through major financial and lifestyle transitions involved in relocating, refinancing, or selling the family home. Your SRES® has received special training, gets regular updates, and is prepared to offer the options and information needed in making life changing decisions. I am also a REALTOR®
I am a member of the Texas Association of REALTORS, The National Association of REALTORS, Greater Tyler Association of REALTORS, Women's Council of REALTORS, Junior League of Tyler, and Lindale Education Foundation Board.
KP is an entrepreneur at heart who enjoys using out-of-the box marketing! If you're looking for a a high-octane, results driven agents, call The Kerissa Payne Team!