Mara Savoie Bates REALTOR

LMS, LSE, LSS, MBA Make me your preferred realtor
Mara Savoie Bates - Gardner Realtors Real Estate Agent

About Me


Mara is an enthusiastic, sales driven Realtor in the Greater New Orleans markets.  She is a highly accomplished, visionary business development strategist with real estate, customer relationship management, marketing, advertising, and talent acquisition experience.  A people person at heart, Mara strives to build strong, long-term relationships with clients giving them a personal touch that makes each and every one feel important. You can trust Mara to help you during your home buying and selling processes. She will always have your best interest in mind, and will provide you with great customer service!

Mara is an MBA, Marketing graduate of the University of New Orleans.  She has had a life-long career in various Sales, Business Development, Management and Marketing roles within the publishing and coatings industry. She has also taught Marketing at Delgado Community College Northshore. Mara has the sales and marketing experience to give you market insights, local market trends, and market analysis to determine your home’s current value.

In her spare time, Mara enjoys writing, singing, boating, Saints and LSU football, cajun cooking, and spending time with family and friends.

If you are looking to buy, sell or lease, Mara can help you make all of your home dreams come true! 

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5/5 Stars

Kenny W.
""Mara Savoie Bates is an outstanding realtor. She was friendly and I never felt like I was bothering her if I had a questions. She always got back to me in a timely fashion. I felt like she honestly cared about my needs and always looked out for my best interests". She is definitely, one of the best!"

5/5 Stars

Linda Falcon
"Mara was very professional and personable. She was very informative on paperwork and procedures for buying our home. I would surely recommend her to anyone selling or buying a home."

5/5 Stars

"I worked with Mara for several years at Carboline and only have good things to say about her.  She is professional, personable, and knowledgeable.  She would be an asset to any to any organization."

5/5 Stars

Al Cyrus
"I have known Mara for 15 years and worked with her and for her in several business development capacities.  Mara is conscientious, thorough, innovative, and dynamic in pursuing her craft."

5/5 Stars

Deborah Regnaud
"I had the opportunity to work directly with Mara when she held he Corporate Recruiter position at Carboline Company.  Mara single handedly drove the company's social media strategy and effectively connected the corporate brand to recruiting effors with had a direct and positive influence in the company's ability to attract top talent.  Mara is practical, driven, exceptionally creative, is one of the best marketing professionals I've ever worked with, and is an absolute pleasure to work with.  She is a rare find and top talent!"