Margaret(“Mar”) Bleeker Scanlan was born of Dutch immigrants in Pennsylvania. She studied business and psychology at BucksCounty Community College. Mar’s family was in the construction business and she followed her experience with the family trade, and interests in architecture and business, into real estate. She first practiced real estate in New Jersey in 1992, where she specialized in selling historic homes. After living in several places in the U.S. and working in various businesses, Mar settled in Jacksonville, Florida, where she practiced real estate again, and became a member of the Multimillion Dollar Club there. In 2009, Mar and her husband, Rob, moved to Athens to start a business. Mar started practicing real estate again in 2019 and hung her license with Nabo Realty. A people-person, she is pleased to be back in the business, helping buyers and sellers make informed purchases. Mar has 3 daughters, Erin, Emily and Megan, and four grandchildren. She lives in Athens with her husband and their Sheepadoodle, Midge. Mar has always embraced her Dutch heritage, speaks Dutch and often hosts family from the Netherlands. She is an avid reader and loves being a part of her book club.