RealtyBid.com is a leader in online real estate sales, having auctioned more than 100,000 properties online. RealtyBid has become the go-to website for exciting real estate buying opportunities and an unsurpassed property exit strategy that can help sellers move properties faster and at a greater profit. RealtyBid.com was founded in 2001 by Tony Isbell and his partners. Isbell gained valuable experience in the live auction business and was responsible for the sale of thousands of homes and commercial assets across the nation. He executed several of the largest real estate auctions conducted in the United States, including the sale of one of the nation's most pristine Southern golf course properties for more than $27 million, the sale of a Northern California development property for $12.4 million, and the sale of a major resort development property in South Florida for $14.5 million.
RealtyBid specializes in the expedited sale of real estate through its innovative online bidding platform and values its reputation as a pioneer in the industry and as a customer service-driven company. RealtyBid offers several classes of real estate, including bank-owned assets, investment properties, distinctive residences, condominiums, ranches and land, luxury properties, commercial assets, builder and developer events, and international properties. RealtyBid prides itself on being one of the most innovative companies within the real estate industry. With support from its highly trained staff, the company utilizes technology to make real estate transactions less cumbersome and more cost effective for all parties. A primary goal of RealtyBid is to continue to provide a vast number of investment opportunities at discounted prices to real estate buyers nationwide while positioning itself as an integral sales tool for those looking to sell properties in an accelerated timeframe.
It is the desire of the management of RealtyBid.com for the site to continue to evolve to better serve the needs of each of our clients; if you ever have a concern or suggestion, please do not hesitate to contact a member of our management team below.
President & CEO
Tony Isbell is the president and CEO of RealtyBid.com. He has been involved with the real estate auction business on a national basis for more than 20 years. He has worked in various capacities in the auction business throughout his career, including in national positions such as managing director of government operations and national sales director for one of the country's largest national auction firms.
In 1999, Isbell and his partners established Accelerated Marketing Services, Inc. (AMS), a traditional real estate auction firm. In its first nine months of operation, AMS sold more than 2,500 homes for a sales volume of approximately $50 million, ranking AMS as one of the top five largest auction firms in the United States.
In 2001, Isbell and his partners created RealtyBid.com as a medium to combine the effectiveness of real estate auctions with the growing efficiency, acceptance and omnipresence of the Internet.
Isbell has personally been responsible for the sale of more than $1 billion worth of properties throughout the United States, including luxury homes, commercial assets, large land tracts, golf course properties and thousands of residential investment properties. He is a graduate of Jacksonville State University.
Jenny Atchley is the operations manager for RealtyBid.com and is responsible for much of the day-to-day management of real estate-related activities at RealtyBid.com. She oversees all departments of RealtyBid.com including the Client Relations Group (Customer Service, Post Auction and Contracts) and the Closing Division.
The Client Relations Group is charged with satisfying clients from the time RealtyBid.com gets a property assignment until the property is sold. Once the property is sold, a closing representative is assigned to track the property through to the closing.
Atchley has been involved with the national real estate auction business for more than 20 years. She has been with RealtyBid.com since its inception, has been the liaison between the company and some of the largest institutional clients in the country, and continues to be a vital part of the company.
RealtyBid.com Marketing Director Daphne Shannon joined the RealtyBid.com team in 2006 with the goal of enlightening and educating the general public and specific target markets about the innovations and benefits of RealtyBid.com through media exposure and directed communication.
Shannon has spent her more than 20 year career in the field of communication in the sectors of public relations, marketing and publishing, including a five-year stint as director of public relations and advertising for a 400-bed, award-winning, community-owned hospital.
She spent the almost eight years prior to joining RealtyBid.com exploring the inner workings of the resort real estate industry as managing editor of Condo Owner magazine and as manager of public affairs for Covey Communications Corp., the publishing entity responsible for Condo Owner.
Shannon holds a bachelor’s degree in communication from Mississippi State University and a master’s degree in public relations and advertising from the University of Alabama.