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Bonnie Dorris
Payson, AZ 85541
Phone: 928-978-5183
Email: BonnieJo@MyPaysonRealty.com

Thank you for visiting today. If this is your first visit, take your time and look around. I have plenty of information and resources available for you. If you are a return visitor, thank you. I would love to hear from you and tell you how I can serve all your real estate needs.

About Bonnie


Upon driving up the narrow, winding road that was Highway 87 almost 40 years ago, I fell in love with the magnificent view of the Mogollon Rim as I approached Payson.  I immersed myself into this country by backpacking, camping, hiking, fishing, and four-wheeling back forest roads.  The Arizona Rim Country filled my soul and brought  joy to my heart.

Surrounded by National forests of Ponderosa Pines and with crystal clear blue skies above, there is no better place to raise a family and enjoy life! Having raised my four children here, and having been a part of this community as it has grown, I feel blessed and thankful that I can share this area with others who would like to make the Payson area their home. 

Many years before becoming a real estate agent, I taught 4th and 5th grade.  This experience has helped me to develop the ability to listen closely and to explain concepts clearly...excellent skills for a real estate agent !

Then as life took its turns, I spent years in the food service industy.  This, also, helped to sharpen the listening skills as customer service was paramount in assuring return business with the satisfied customer...listening skills along with sales skills....excellent for a real estate agent!


I have a passion for real estate and have served clients in the Rim Country since 2004.  I have been an independent broker with my own company, Payson Realty, since 2009.  As an independent real estate broker, I have the freedom to cater to each and every client, without having to waste precious time and usually aggravation from getting approval from another party.

Communication is of utmost importance, and that begins with listening!. Another component of the entire process is sharing with clients what to expect.  When expectations are laid out on the table, there is no room for surprise. All helps for a smooth transaction. Theis is a win/win situation for everyone involved. 

Certifications and Recognitions

ABR- Accredited Buyer’s Representative – this is a REALTOR who gains a unique understanding of home buyer’s needs and how best to serve them. It is a REALTOR who gains specialized information to stay on top of home buying issues and trends.  It is a REALTOR who has exclusive resources to share with his/her clients putting them on the competitive edge in their home buying experience.

GRI – Graduate, REALTOR Institute – this is a REALTOR who has invested his/her time, money and learning abilities into the in-depth study and training of the entire real estate industry. This involves everything from legal and regulatory issues to technology to professional standards to the entire sales process. It is very exhaustive of the entire real estate world.

SRES –Senior Real Estate Specialist – this is a REALTOR who learns how to profitably and ethically serve the real estate needs of the fastest growing market in real estate, clients age 50+.  Being a SRES, a REALTOR gains access to valuable member benefits, useful resources and networking opportunities across the US and Canada.   This in turn can help their age 50+ clientele in their real estate decisions and transactions.

SRS – Seller Representative Specialist – this is a REALTOR who has gone the extra steps in learning how to most effectively help a seller to sell their property. Whether it is dealing with advice on property preparation, or working with seller on curb appeal to using technology to market the property and educating the seller on pricing to sell, this designation has given the REALTOR knowledge and ongoing information to help their clients be on the cutting edge of selling.

ABR - Accredited Buyer RepresentativeEqual Housing OpportunityGRI - Graduate, REALTOR® InstituteMLS membershipRSPS - Resort and Second Home Specialist (logo 2)SRES - Seniors Real Estate SpecialistSRS - Seller Representative Specialist

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