Listings By Tammy Garner
- Office: Town and Country Real Estate, Inc.
- Mobile: 575-693-9074
Sales and business have motivated me, Tammy Garner, for as long as I can remember. From a very young age I remember getting excited when I had the opportunity to sell something, from Girl Scout cookies to the kits I carried door to door to peddle wares for various fund-raisers in school. From lemonade stands to car washes to generate income - I loved them all. I enjoyed the people and the process as much as I enjoyed setting and meeting financial goals. I was raised by hard-working parents who farmed, as well as owned and ran a farm implement business. They taught me to value hard work and to love business, and it stuck from my very first job after high school. Right after I graduated from Bovina High School and got married, I got my first job at Security State Bank in Farwell, TX. Soon after, I became the bookkeeper for Agri-Sprayers, Inc., a fertilizer and crop dusting business, until my first child was born. I sold Tupperware part-time when my 3 children were small. During that time, I also taught dance aerobics, complete with leotards, tights and leg-warmers. It was the 80s, what can I say? Raising 3 kids kept me busy for two decades, with several turns as room mom, team mom, and even a part-time job at my sons' small private school as Fundraising Chairwoman. In 1986, half way through a college degree at ENMU, I bought a business rather than finishing my degree in business. My definition of applied science! For the next 26 years I owned and managed a Christian bookstore known as The Master's Bookroom, then The Master's Books & Gifts and finally The Master's Parable Christian Store here in Clovis. I also had the opportunity to get involved in the Christian retail industry on a national level by serving on the Christian Bookseller's Association Board of Directors. Later, my store qualified to become part of The Parable Group Franchise and I was elected to TPG's Advisory Board as well. As if the bookstore were not enough to keep me busy, in 2001 I opened and ran a travel agency for a few years. From 2003 to 2014, I also was a partner in the Java Loft, a local coffee shop. In 2006, I got my real estate license. From 2006 until December 2012 I sold real estate part time as I continued to manage the bookstore with the help of my incredible staff. In the fall of 2012 it was time to close The Master's. My staff and I planned and executed a huge going out of business celebration sale. We chose to not mourn the closing of a business, but to celebrate our 26 years in business. December 22, 2012 we closed the doors to The Master's for the last time, and I went from part time to full time Realtor® and real estate investor. I truly love the life I have here in Clovis. My husband Tim and I attend Central Baptist church. We are enjoying our empty nest, but we always look forward to seeing our 4 kids, 3 in-laws and 7 grand kids anytime we can. I love being Grammy Tammy! In addition to my job as Realtor®, I am also a past president of the Clovis Rotary Club, I currently serve on the Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce Executive Board of Directors, and I am a board member of The Matt 25 Hope Center, a compassionate outreach center. Call me at 575-693-9074 or email me to start a discussion of your needs. View my Trulia profile at www.trulia.com/garneryourtrust! And my Zillow profile at www.zillow.com/garneryourtrust! Follow me at www.facebook.com/garneryourtrust! Network with me at www.linkedin.com/in/garneryourtrust! Visit my YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/garneryourtrust! And follow me on Twitter at twitter.com/garneryourtrust!