Joy Bailey has been a leader in the Real Estate business of Upstate South Carolina for over forty years. Joy began her career in the mortgage industry in the early 60’s. Shortly after that, she obtained her Real Estate license. Joy learned the Real Estate business and opened her own successful Real Estate brokerage, JOY Real Estate Company, Inc. Joy is a pioneer for women in the Upstate Real Estate industry. She has served as the first woman President of the Association of Realtors® and the Multiple Listing Service (MLS).
Joy is originally from the Valdosta, GA area. She moved to Greenville, SC in the early 60’s with her husband, David, who is a native Greenvillian.
Joy maintains her friendly approach in the Real Estate business with a helping attitude whether it be toward buyers, sellers, or fellow colleagues. She believes, Everyone deserves the same good service! "I love the Real Estate business because it gives me great satisfaction knowing that I can make a difference in changing people’s lives.” says Joy.
EDUCATION / ACCREDITATIONS
Graduate of Realtor Institute (GRI); Certified Residential Broker (CRB); Certified Residential Specialist (CRS); Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR); Attended Valdosta State University in Valdosta, GA; Graduate of Kellogg’s School of Management at Northwestern University
Realtor of the Year (First Woman)
President – Greater Greenville Association of Realtors
President – Multiple Listing Service (MLS)
Board of Directors – Better Business Bureau