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Coldwell Banker Upchurch Realty Welcomes New Agent Derek Illston

December 2020 (Athens, GA). Derek Illston joins Coldwell Banker Upchurch Realty as a licensed REALTOR® in residential properties.



Derek Illston graduated from the University of Georgia in 2011 with a degree in Sport Business Management. He has spent the last decade in insurance helping thousands of people live safer, more secure lives. He demonstrated immense success at Liberty Mutual Insurance for 10 years, fueling dedication and loyalty to the company. During this time, he learned that there is more to buying and selling a house than meets the eye. Because of his expertise in insurance, he has a unique perspective to home selection, pricing, and purchasing. He is ecstatic to bring this particular mindset to the real estate world.

Derek is a licensed REALTOR®, which keeps him occupied. However, he still finds time for the things he loves. He spends most of his free time with his wife, Mary, and their children, Henry, Logan, and Caroline.  He is also an avid golfer and enjoys getting out on the course any time he can, unless the Dawgs are playing, then you can find him somewhere cheering them on!

Derek is the guy you want on your team. He is extremely involved and responsive, keeping his clientele a priority. As an Athens/Oconee County local, he is knowledgeable and experienced in the area. Derek is determined to guide first-time home buyers/sellers in the right direction and give them exactly the home they are dreaming of.


For all your home buying or home selling needs, contact: ­
Derek Illston
REALTOR®
Coldwell Banker Upchurch Realty
2405 West Broad St. Athens, GA 30606
Office: 706-543-4000
Cell: 706-380-3412
Email: derekillston@gmail.com

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