Tobie Hodgkins

    Tobie Hodgkins

    I received my B.A. from Louisiana State University in 1990. In November of 1990, I obtained my real estate salesperson license followed by my real estate brokers license in 1997. Over the 27 years that I've been involved in the real estate industry, I have received advanced training in relocation and corporate properties as well as obtaining my GRI in 1998. I am currently an associate broker and co-owner of Century 21 Bessette Realty, Inc. I manage our property management division as well as train and mentor our new agents.


    As a lifelong resident of Southwest Louisiana, I have a vast knowledge of the local real estate market and have remained involved in my community. I have served on various committees for the Southwest Louisiana Association of Realtors and have served on the board and executive committee for the Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance. I am currently the Chair elect for the Alliance and will begin my tenure as Chair in January of 2018.

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      My Experience

      • After graduation from LSU, I obtained my real estate salesperson's license in 1990 and then my broker's License in 1998. I've spent over 27 years in the industry helping buyers and sellers with their real estate needs.

      My Credentials and Memberships

      • 1990 B.A. in Political Science; minor in Business Administration Louisiana State University
      • 1998 Graduate, Realtors Insitute
      • National Association of Realtors
      • Louisiana Realtors Association
      • Southwest Louisiana Association of Realtors
      • Greater Fort Polk Association of Realtors

      My Community Involvement

      • 1992 - Present Junior League of Lake Charles Served on the board of directors and as Community Vice President
      • 2007 - Present Board of Directors, Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance
      • 2007-2009 Board of Directors, Junior Achievement of Southwest Louisiana
      • 2008-2009 Leadership Council, Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance
      • 2009-2011 Vice Chairman, Education/Workforce Development, Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance
      • 2013-2015 Vice Chairman, Governmental Affairs, Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance
      • 2017 Chair Elect, Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance
      • 2017 Lake Charles Symphony Board of Directors

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        5 Tips to Make Your Home a Great Buy

        The temperatures aren't the only thing rising; home sales in Southwest Louisiana are hot, hot , hot! If your home is on the market during the summer, chances are it won't be for long, especially if it's in great condition and priced right (something your experienced realtor can advise and handle with you).There are many open houses and individual showings happening now; be sure your home is among the ones being showed to its best advantage. Consider these tips when your home is on the market:Doe...
        Jun 04, 2019 Seller Advice

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