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Eddie Stone, RF
Land REALTOR at Great Southern Land
Eddie Stone, RF is an accomplished Land REALTOR with 30+ years of experience for Great Southern Land specializing in helping people buy and sell land in Alabama. An Alabama resident, Eddie has used his extensive knowledge to work as a land agent in 15 counties surrounding the Birmingham Metro area.
Eddie obtained a Master’s Degree in Forest Business from Mississippi State University in 1988, 3.8 GPA. Approximately one-third of his classes were MBA courses. The remaining curriculum emphasized the use of econometric and statistical modeling in the field of forestry.
While attending forestry school and immediately following, he worked in the forest industry in the corporate sector in the procurement, land management, and IT arenas where he became an expert in land management, maximizing the biological growth of timber, determining the value of a timber tract, and maximizing its full potential for the landowner.
In 1999, Eddie founded Forever Green, Inc.; a forestry consulting company that quickly became a leader in the local timber business. Eddie uses his vast experience to provide professional forest management services to the forest landowners of Alabama. In 2001 he obtained a real estate license and joined Great Southern Land, Alabama’s trusted land company since 1974, as a Land REALTOR to further serve his clients’ needs and provide full-scale, exceptional service. Working with both sellers and buyers, Eddie’s list of clients includes: Fortune 500 companies, large family partnerships/estates, and private landowners.
Eddie’s forestry expertise, coupled with being a successful land REALTOR, has made him uniquely qualified to help clients navigate all aspects of buying and selling land.
“Before retiring in 2014, as Vice-President of Property Administration with Soterra LLC, I worked closely with Realtor Eddie Stone for roughly 14 years in regards to Soterra land sales and trades across northern Alabama. It was my experience that Mr. Stone was very knowledgeable, conscientious, and hard working. Whether selling three acres or three hundred acres, Mr. Stone was professional and courteous dealing with customers, clients and other real estate professionals. Mr. Stone’s extensive knowledge of land and forestry was a valuable resource. Of significant importance, Mr. Stone got results.”
–Johnie R. Baker – Vice President of Property Administration, Soterra, LLC (retired)
“As the manager of Sleeping Giants Timber, LLC my associations with Eddie Stone go back 20 years. In all our interactions I’ve always had confidence that I’ve been dealing with one of the best. That kind of confidence doesn’t come just from his exceptional professional performance but from a level of trust that can be a rare find today. He’s more than a fine agent he’s been a good friend too.”
–Jim Alderdice – Manager Sleeping Giants Timber, LLC
“Our transaction presented several difficult issues. I found Eddie to be responsive and available when problems arose and active in getting them solved. He addressed my questions and concerns in a very professional manner. I would recommend him as an agent for any sale of rural or farm property.”
–Edward L. Lasseter, Jr. – Executor, Estate of Philomena Lasseter