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Mike Prewett

A veteran in the real estate industry, Mike Prewett is the President / Owner of Southern REO Associates, an Atlanta brokerage whose specialty is the listing, sale & management of lender-owned assets.

Mike began his real estate  career in 1986 working exclusively within the default management industry.  He started with a small team and a handful of clients during a time when most real estate brokers shied away from selling foreclosed properties.  Today,  Mike is a proven leader in the REO Industry .  He currently has a staff of more than 40 REO professionals including appraisers, HOA Specialists, Accounting Professionals, dedicated account managers,  repair specialists, and a diligent field services team.

Last year Southern REO closed over 1200 properties in Metro Atlanta and in the past 25 years Mike's team has closed over 13,000 REO properties throughout Atlanta and N. Georgia.  Mike's an approved broker with over 90 clients including Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, and HUD. Mike attributes his success to hard work, hiring great employee's, and reinvesting in his business.

Dewayne Amos
Qualifying Broker
Dewayne is a native of Waterloo, Iowa and relocated to Atlanta from Minnesota in October 2006. Dewayne is a licensed Broker in Georgia and also holds an Agent license in Minnesota. During his leisure time, he loves to barbeque and watch sports on the weekend with friends.
Kaye Dempsey
Accounting Manager
Kaye's contributions to Southern REO are diverse, as she has over two decades of real estate industry experience. She is a music and dance enthusiast, and she is often asked to lead the group in singing for the office birthday celebrations.
Karen Mazza
Account Manager
Karen has been a resident of Atlanta since 1988. She has been in real estate for many years and holds an Associate Broker License.  She enjoys attending the symphony, theater, walking and spending time with her family!
  Amy Shafer
Listing Support Specialist
Amy is a native of Southern California and moved to Georgia with her family in 1995. She is a graduate of Kennesaw State University and a self-described "infovore". She continually seeks out new learning opportunities and wears many hats for the Southern REO team. In her spare time she enjoys the great outdoors traveling around the South in search of adventure.

Christie Welch
Team Lead
Christie began her real estate career in 2004 and quickly built a career in the single family home and condo market of Metro Atlanta. Her past awards include membership in The Atlanta Board of Realtors Million Dollar Club, membership in the RE/MAX Regional Executive Club, and numerous other awards with both Coldwell Banker and RE/MAX. Christie joined Southern REO in 2010. She is a licensed associate broker in Florida and Georgia. She is a graduate of Berry College and enjoys spending time with her family.

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