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    Your 55+ Active Adult Experts

    Red Hot Atlanta Homes Group

    The Red Hot Atlanta Homes Group, founded by Ben Staten and Kathy Seger, takes pride in serving the Active Adult/55+ market. Over the last 10+ years, Ben and Kathy have helped hundreds learn about the lifestyle of Active Adult communities.  They have become experts in the different types of 55+ communities – large, small, attached, detached, resales and new construction.  Both understand that location to family, shopping, and medical care are important.  Today, Ben and Kathy work as North Metro Atlanta’s leading Active Adult/55+ Real Estate Experts.  As residents of Active Adult communities, they live the lifestyle and are eager to share their experiences.  Ben and Kathy appreciate the opportunity to share their knowledge of the Active Adult market with their clients.

    Ben and Kathy are proud to have been associated with RE/MAX Around Atlanta for the last 10 years.  Prior to that both had been in the RE/MAX Network for over 30+ years.  The Red Hot Atlanta Home Group strongly believes their association with RE/MAX has always been important part of their business.


    Ben Staten and Kathy Seger

    Ben Staten started his real estate career in Hilton Head, helping retirees and 2nd home buyers in the 80s. He moved back to GA in ‘93 to be closer to family and worked with a broker specializing in new construction homes. There he learned about the building process to assist buyers in customizing their homes. This experience helps Ben provide superior service to clients.

    Ben is a Georgia native and his family resides in an Active Adult community in Cumming. He earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering at Georgia Tech & MBA from Georgia State.

    kathy segerKathy Seger found working with the Active Adult market a natural progression in her 30+ year real estate career.  As her clients aged and started looking for smaller homes and a carefree lifestyle, Kathy  started to focus on learning about the Active Adult communities.  She believes clients deserve an expert when looking for their Active Adult/55+ home.  Now she shares that experience and knowledge with people from all over the globe.

    Kathy raised her family in Cobb County and now resides in an Active Adult community in Woodstock near her two sons, their families, and her sister.  She knows first-hand how great the Active Adult lifestyle is.

     Lisa Scott and Kristen Mehr 

    Lisa Scott has been in the real estate/financial industry twenty plus years.  She has worked in banking, title insurance, settlement services, appraisal management, and finally a top producing REALTOR.  Originally from Orlanda, Florida, Lisa graduated with a business degree from the University of South Florida.

    Making Atlanta her home since 1996, she raised her family in Northeast Cobb County.  Currently residing in Roswell, she enjoys walking her two Bernese Mountain Dogs along the Chattahoochee River.  Lisa works diligently for her clients to ensure that their experience in the real estate process is simple and enjoyable.

    Kristen Mehr has built a successful career as a REALTOR.   She started her career after being identified by an investor during the 2006 recession as someone to identify properties for purchase.  After assisting her parents find an Active Adult community to move to in Metro Atlanta, she realized that she had an affinity for working with seniors as they explore transitioning to this exciting new chapter in their lives.

    Kristen has experienced a fascinating life, volunteering to teach English to kids with HIV/AIDS in South Africa and working with non-profit organizations.  She earned a Masters in Social Work at the University of Connecticut and resides in Roswell, having spent several years in Metro Atlanta.

    Jeanette Cruz is the Group Administrator and has worked with multiple brokerage firms in Atlanta, including several RE/MAX offices.  She oversees contracts and general office work.

    The Red Hot Atlanta Homes Group is fortunate to have the skills and knowledge Jeanette brings to our group.  Jeanette allows everyone to focus on clients while she handles the details and paperwork.

    Partnering with 55 Places

    As Active Adult agents and partners with, Ben and Kathy specialize in helping buyers and sellers in 55+ communities in the Atlanta market.   55places only works with REALTORS that are very knowledgeable about the 55+ communities in their market, full time agents eager to assist prospective buyers and sellers and are the area 55+ experts.  Often partner agents are residents of an active adult community in their market as are Ben and Kathy.


    For every community listed on, 55places partners with a real estate agent who specializes in helping buyers and sellers in that community. In many cases, some of our agents specialize in multiple active adult communities in their particular market. We only work with agents who are very knowledgeable about the community or communities they represent on our site. Ideal agents often market themselves as 55+ experts and many of our agents are often residents of one of the active adult communities in their market.

    Candidates must be highly motivated full time agents who are eager to assist prospective buyers and sellers that originate from  We then designate you as the expert on one or more of the active adult communities listed on  Anytime a prospective buyer or seller submits a Request Info or Contact Agent inquiry through the community pages, an email is sent to the designated Partner Agent for that community.



    Things to know about Red Hot Atlanta Homes Group when purchasing a home.

    We will provide you with the information you need to make smart decisions.

    We do not represent any builder or community.

    We know all the 55+ communities in North Metro Atlanta.

    We are your partner from start to finish.

    Things to know about Red Hot Atlanta Homes Group when selling a home.

    We will provide information to set the stage for selling your home and pricing.

    We prepare a full color marketing package for your home.

    We will come to your home to review and negotiate offers and home inspections.

    We follow up on the details until closing.