Brenda has dedicated over 40 years to serving the residential real estate needs of families and individuals relocating into and out of Georgia. Her career began in 1978 as a REALTOR® in the state of Georgia and her first year in business she was the recipient of the Athens Board of REALTORS® "New Face of the Year" Award in 1979 and REALTOR® of the Year in 1983 and 1995.
A Life Member of the Million Dollar Club, Phoenix Award, Silver Gold and Emeritus for 40 years of success, by 1986 she had achieved her Associate Broker's Designation and opened her own brokerage which later became Prudential Blanton Properties then Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Blanton Properties. She has consistently ranked in the top 3% of sales professionals in her company nationwide.
She has been extremely active in her community of Athens, GA since the late 1960s in many civic organizations and charities including The Athens Rotary, American Heart Association which she is co-chairing GO RED this year with her daughter, DeAnn Blanton Golden, American Cancer Society, and many others. She was a member of the charter class of Leadership Athens. A member of Tuckson Methodist Church of Athens led by Rev Malone Dodson and later First Methodist Church.
Brenda is married to DeWitt Blanton, PhD, a retired professor from UGA’s School of Pharmacy. DeWitt is currently residing in memory care in Hillland Hills. Her daughter DeAnn a resident of Roswell GA.
Brenda relocated to Roswell to be closer to her daughter and 2 grandchildren, Grace 12 and Wilson 9. She is delighted to continue her tradition of helping families make their next best move whether in Athens or Roswell or anywhere in Georgia or across the nation and globe. “Home is where the heart is” and nothing warms Brenda’s heart more than bringing people home!