Realtor Magazine today announced that Lindsey Bivins of Century 21 Advantage in Columbia was selected as one of the young professionals to be featured in their "30 under 30" article coming out in June 2009.  This nationwide search select 30 agents under the age of 30 who have excelled in their field.

Realtor Magazine says "Our Class of 2009 is focused, energetic, and upbeat. Its members are driven by youthful optimism, no doubt. But they’re also embracing innovation and seeking out knowledge when they don’t know the answer. If there’s one thing this year’s honorees share, it’s an ability to adapt quickly to the fast-changing real estate environment without losing an ounce of passion for what they do. In any generation, that’s a true gift."

Lindsey, 26, says "You have to change with the market, and you have to figure out what consumers want and need now." Bivins works mainly on the administrative side, coordinating closings and listings for the Linda Frierdich Real Estate Group, which closed $32 million in sales on 159 sides, ranking the Group number 1 in the Realtor Association of Southwestern Illinois in 2008.  She is also the Managing Broker for Century 21 Advantage in Columbia (ranked the #1 firm in Monroe County-RASI 2008) and Smithton.