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Gary Heiligman

Having spent several years in Washington, D.C. as a branch leader for the largest Century 21 firm in the country, Gary was involved with over 800 transactions and has seen just about all there is to see!  Since moving to the Columbia area, Gary has expanded his focus on helping people avoid foreclosure. You should expect the person you are working with to know the market and be a seasoned negotiator. Prior to getting into Real Estate, Gary was an insurance market analyst for Allstate Insurance Company so his analytical skills are well honed which is critical in assessing your options. He was also the Vice President of Marketing and Underwriting Operations for a nationwide insurance wholesale operation, where negotiating contracts was a key responsibility. Beyond that, Gary has relentless focus on exceeding your expectations and is totally focused on earning a “10” from every client.

A father of five, Gary is an avid bike rider, sports enthusiast, history buff and Stephens Minister at Chapin United Methodist Church.  

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Steve Kozlowski

Originally from New Hampshire, Steve received a B.S. in Civil Engineering at Florida Institute of Technology. He then moved to Columbia, SC to pursue his degree at VC Summer Nuclear Plant. During his time there, he was able to simplify complex problems/situations into more manageable efficient processes to improve productivity and communication. With his creative mindset, he found real estate to be an extremely fascinating marketplace and began to invest in it and do it full-time. Since this transition, he is not only helping people buy and sell homes, but focusing on helping people avoid foreclosure.

Steve believes there's a win-win in every situation and all it takes is just a little more effort than most people are willing to put forth. He has confidence he can help you construct a plan that makes sense to you and a plan that will benefit you with your best interest in mind.

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Michael Jones

Mike brings a wide variety of experience to the company, from a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science to nearly 30 years of construction experience, business ownership, and management. Mike started his real estate career as a land acquisition specialist throughout upstate New York and Pennsylvania where his duties were to locate, negotiate/acquire properties, and design sub divisions of recreational land, including mastering the approval process.

Mike, his wife and two children relocated to South Carolina, where he continued his pursuit of helping people with their real estate needs. Mike has many hobbies such as hunting, fishing, golf and spending time with his family exploring all of what South Carolina and its surrounding areas have to offer.

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Shayne Leonard

A Fork Union Military Academy Graduate and founding partner of VIM Home Solutions, Shayne specializes in finding creative solutions to help individuals and families stop foreclosure. Prior to focusing on those in foreclosure, he helped local, national, and international clients negotiate the acquisition of real estate in the greater Columbia market. Before real estate, Shayne organized marketing campaigns for venture capitalist firms in the high tech world of eSports, where he crafted his marketing, deal-making and project management skills. 

Shayne and his wife Elizabeth, who recently brought a little girl into the world, love outside activities, sports related events, music and helping out where they can in their local community. 

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