Meet the Team


Melissa Brock, Broker, ABR, e-Pro, CNE, C2EX

Melissa Brock has been a licensed Realtor in Georgia since January 2000. She became an associate broker in 2002 and a qualifying broker and co-owner of Advantage Realty Partners, LLC in February 2007. As a lifetime resident of south Georgia, Melissa wants to help her customers fall in love with Tifton and south Georgia and discover all the reasons why this is a wonderful place to live and raise a family. For clients who already live in the Tiftarea and want to relocate, she strives to make that dream come true by providing the expertise needed to complete the transaction.

Melissa is the past President of the Tiftarea Board of Realtors. She is a Life Member of the Circle of Excellence/Million Dollar Club and a multi-million dollar producer. She is a member of Georgia Association and National Association of Realtors. Melissa and her family are members of Tifton’s First Baptist Church.

Customer service is the most important aspect of the services Melissa provides for buyers and sellers. She strives to make every person feel important and satisfied during the process of buying or selling real estate. She pledges to be honest and forthright in all dealings with the public while maintaining the highest level of professionalism possible. This career has given her the opportunity to meet so many wonderful people and she has made many close friends over the years. “It is very gratifying to leave the closing table knowing that we have achieved our goal from a real estate perspective–but that is not the end of the relationship we have developed,” she says.

Let Melissa help you with your real estate needs. At Advantage Realty our experience truly is your advantage!

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Office: (229) 386-2727

Mobile: (229) 848-2281


Julie Smith – Associate Broker, GRI, ABR

Julie B. Smith, GRI, a licensed Realtor since 2000, is a long time Tifton resident and top producing agent. She is a Lifetime Member of the Circle of Excellence/Million Dollar Club and a multi-million dollar producer.

Having an emphasis on customer service and education, Julie is proud to have earned the GRI (Graduate of Realtor Institute) and ABR (Accredited Buyers Representative), both designations bestowed via the National Association of Realtors. Julie has also received the Loss Mitigation Certification, which helps her better serve our foreclosure, short sale, and REO clients.

Prior to her Real Estate career, Julie was the Executive Director of the Tifton-Tift County Main Street Program where she gained extensive knowledge about Downtown Development and Historic District properties. An advocate for volunteerism and making her community the best it can be, Julie was awarded the Business Woman of the Year by the Tifton-Tift County Chamber of Commerce for her community service and dedication to her career as a Realtor. She is a past president of the Tiftarea Board of Realtors and is co-owner of Advantage Realty Partners, LLC in Tifton. Julie currently serves the city and her fellow citizens as the Mayor of the City of Tifton.

Email:[email protected]

Office:(229) 386-2727

Mobile:(229) 339-1776

Rebecca Maddox

Rebecca Ann Maddox of Advantage Realty Partners, LLC in Tifton, Georgia, is a veteran of the real estate industry and has represented clients all over southeast Georgia in over 100+ real estate transactions. Rebecca has built a solid foundation of clients in this community through her professionalism, attention to detail, and commitment to always put her client’s needs first.
She studied real estate at Real Estate Training Institute in Buford, Georgia, and afterward began work in real estate. Passionate about residential real estate, Rebecca has continued to leverage her know-how and experience to exceed her client’s expectations.
Rebecca Ann Maddox is an active member of the Tiftarea Board of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, and the Georgia Association of Realtors. When she isn’t making homeownership dreams come true for her clients, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Email:[email protected]

Office:(229) 386-2727

Mobile:(229) 402-2981

Whit Mitchell

Whit Mitchell is a former Army career first sergeant and a graduate of the University of Florida. He has been working in and around the Tifton area for over 25 years and looks forward to helping each of his clients find the ideal property that suits their needs and goals. Call him today!

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Karen Overstreet

Karen Overstreet is a full-time professional REALTOR. Her real estate career began in the 1990s and she has been with Advantage Realty since 2012.

Karen believes that her devotion to God has made her real estate career and life successful. Her family consists of her husband, Luther, two wonderful children, and seven grandchildren.

One of the most exciting things about real estate for Karen is seeing the expression on a person’s face when they preview a property and they exclaim, “This is the one!”.

Her years in real estate have allowed her the opportunity to become a Lifetime member of the Multi-Million Dollar Club, so when you are looking for that perfect property, give her a call at Tifton’s most professional real estate office–Advantage Realty!

Email:[email protected]

Office:(229) 386-2727

Mobile:(229) 392-3555

Home:(229) 382-8829

Luther Overstreet – Associate Broker

Born in Fitzgerald, GA, Luther Overstreet first experienced the world of sales working in his parents’ grocery store. Luther epitomizes hard work, integrity and energy with his creative service in every detail of your real estate transaction. He has built a successful career in the past 35 plus years working residential, land, and commercial sales while representing buyers, sellers, and investors. His foresight to proactively address details before they become a major problem gives him the “Advantage” with excellent communication from the first phone call to the closing table.

Luther was the first recipient of the Platinum Award in the Tiftarea Board of REALTORS and is a lifetime member of the Multi-Million Dollar Club.

Luther is a family man and is very devoted to his God. His children and grandchildren are the light of his life. Being a devoted father and grandfather, one will often find him spending time fishing, walking freshly plowed, fields and having tea parties.

Integrity, passion and satisfaction describe Luther’s attitude about his real estate career and he is dedicated to all involved with the real estate transaction.

Email:[email protected]

Office:(229) 386-2727

Mobile:(229) 392-4280

Trenton Smith

Trenton was born and raised in Adel, Georgia making him extraordinarily familiar with all of South Georgia. He earned his Real Estate License in 2021 and his knowledge of the region is sure to make him an asset to you as he helps you buy or sell property in South Georgia. Trenton enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf, and making music in his free time. If it’s football season, you can find Trenton proudly supporting the Georgia Bulldogs.

Trenton is motivated, energetic, and stands ready to serve you for all your Real Estate needs. Give him a call today!

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Julie Williamson – Realtor, Associate Broker

Representing Tiftarea homeowners and future homeowners, Julie is focused on client needs and uses her talents to ensure successful outcomes. Raised in the area, Julie has owned and sold many homes in multiple major metropolitan areas for 30 years before returning to south Georgia. Her keen insights into value in various markets has served clients well.

Since starting her real estate career in 2014, Julie has won multiple awards, obtained her Associate Broker license, and has presided as President of the Tiftarea Board of Realtors twice. Julie’s professionalism, integrity, honesty, and work ethic will deliver results you can have confidence in.

Let Julie be your chaperone to success. Experienced owner, seller and Realtor. Trusted partner.

Email:[email protected]

Office:(229) 386-2727

Mobile:(229) 392-2761

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