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Trace was a force in the music industry for many years not only as a concert and recording artist with 8 top-10 songs on the CCM charts,  but also adding her talents to production, advertising, marketing and multi-media promotions for Fortune 500 companies. This experience sharpened her abilities to successfully communicate goodwill and enhance the value of products and services. Her move to Atlanta introduced her to a passion for real estate and interior design. For 20+ years now, Trace has devoted herself to the Atlanta area real estate market. She brings award-winning experience, transformational staging, and strong negotiating skills to the Balin/Winkler team. Trace is known for generating thoughtful, informed, and attentive guidance for every client she works with.


Diane’s enthusiasm for real estate was fashioned early in life as the daughter of a residential and commercial builder.  This influenced her to follow a professional path in diverse but related areas of the real estate industry working with a general contractor, commercial developer and acting as a liaison in sales and marketing software designed for construction and property management industries. These skills were developed further in her tenure at AT&T where she achieved multiple top sales awards. Diane has been a real estate professional since 1998 serving clients and exceeding their expectations. She also brings extensive personal experience and a wealth of knowledge in investing, renovations and rentals, making her expertise invaluable to an investor client.

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