Jabin Norris is well known for building an award winning real estate career through the worst real estate downfall in America’s history. Since the end of 2006 to date, Jabin has personally closed over 1,300 transactions in Brunswick County, NC with a volume exceeding $80,000,000.00. He has detailed experience in all aspects of the real estate industry.
Jabin has accomplished most triumphs in real estate. Real Trends Magazine has ranked Jabin in the top 1% of Realtors in the US for multiple years. In 2008, Jabin became the youngest ever in the world to win the Century 21 Centurion award. After receiving a welcome speech by Century 21’s CEO, Jabin went on to receive about every award C21 offers. After plateauing in the C21 program, Jabin knew it was time to put his own creative ideas to work for the community.
Barrier Island properties are the driving factor for our real estate economy. Their value and attraction to investors, uplifts our market. Their hospitality to tourist provides income to our local businesses. Jabin knows the island, raised at Holden Beach; he has covered every corner of the county.
Understanding the rules on the island and being in communication with the Town and Regulators is vital. Jabin is focused on providing transparency and strong representation to Brunswick County property owners.
Foreclosure/REO properties have become a normal in today’s market. Jabin is well known for his REO experience. With over 400 closed REO listings, Jabin has worked for dozens of financial institutions, including large companies like BB&T and smaller ones such as the State Employees Credit Union.
Marketing + Management = Success. This formula is important to embrace in today’s Internet era. Jabin is well known for his aggressive marketing. Since real estate day one, Jabin has stuck his neck out and has kept the country watching ever since. Jabin has been awarded for his marketing and management skills. Jabin delegates to approximately 30 people on a daily basis and markets through dozens of avenues including thousands of websites. There is a science to said skills that constantly evolves; thankfully Jabin embraces change very well.
Jabin is a self-made entrepreneur. Through his younger years he plumbed houses with his father, shrimped, went oystering with family as well as wired houses and other jobs. Saving his money, eventually he rolled into a real estate career.
Today, Jabin is the Founder and President of four companies – PROACTIVE Real Estate, PROACTIVE Vacations, PROACTIVE Home Services and Café Ahora. Jabin bought 3369 Holden Beach Rd in 2016 to create The PROACTIVE Business Center, an 8,400 square foot state of the art office building that houses his companies. Jabin also owns a portfolio of real estate related intellectual holdings that helps power his fast growing real estate companies.
Raised in the small fishing community of Varnamtown, Jabin has spent his entire life navigating the surrounding waters which people visit the area to enjoy. His local heritage dates back hundreds of years providing valuable knowledge passed down by each generation. Jabin’s forefather was a light keeper on Bald Head Island during the Civil War. His family through generations has been heavily involved and has influenced the local commercial fishing industry.