Erin Shine is the founder of Attainable Home. He’s a real estate business owner and investor passionate about building net-zero attainable housing. Hear how to save clients money through sustainability, the modifications needed to hit net-zero, the biggest energy users, how to watch how much energy you’re using, and tests you can do in your homes. This episode covers everything from solar panels to Teslas.
Nicole Wilhelm is co-founder of The Wilhelm Team. She’s dedicated to providing her clients with a stress-free real estate experience and has comprehensive knowledge in the acquisition and marketing of residential, luxury, and investment properties. Hear how to control your emotions as a realtor, conquer Impostor Syndrome, break the stigma of realtors, have a strong “why,” and the best mental mindset to have in your early years in the real estate industry. This episode covers everything from TEDx talks to real estate analogies.
Roger Hance is the founder and President of Escrow Technologies. He started in the real estate business in 1974, built the first CRM system used in real estate, and has been a top producer and thought leader since. Hear how to innovate with new technology in real estate, the landscape of the escrow field, his advice to new agents, when tech is needed and not needed, and what blockchain will bring to real estate. This episode covers everything from escrow to typewriters.
Jeffery Biebuyck is a founding member of Frontgate Real Estate. He’s a top producer who cements his status with his supreme integrity, professionalism, and negotiation skills, and ranks among the top 1% of agents in the country. Hear how to build up your real estate team, establish core values early, build trust with partners and clients, create social proof, and stay uncomfortable. This episode covers everything from team-building to real estate marketing.
Shira Ali is the founder of REIChics. She's a real estate investor, property management coach, and certified property manager who helps new landlords manage their property with ease. Hear the life of a property manager, how to be preventative instead of reactive, what questions to ask your property manager, whether to use a property management company, and the tricky relationship between landlords and tenants. This episode covers everything from property management to being the landlord.
Anthony Marguleas is the owner of Amalfi Estates. He’s individually sold close to $2 billion in properties and is ranked in the top 25 teams nationwide by The Wall Street Journal out of over 1 million agents. Hear how to stay on top of the latest real estate data, find a coach, focus on lead generation, the benefits of accountability partners, and whether you should buy your first home right now. This episode covers everything from starting out as a realtor to getting into the data.
Stephanie Heiser is the president of the Heiser Home Team. She used to be a teacher and vice principal and has completed over 100 transactions in her first 2 years as a realtor. Hear the benefits of short-term rentals, how to maintain great customer service, set yourself apart, the difference with rental properties, and how to be specific with your offering. This episode covers everything from rentals to Joshua Tree.
Dave Foster is the founder and Executive Director of The 1031 Investor. He’s been using 1031 exchanges as a cornerstone of his personal real estate investing for almost 25 years. Hear how to capitalize on a 1031 exchange, its requirements, common misconceptions, how to protect yourself, and the 4 Ds of 1031 exchanges. This episode covers everything from the IRS to owning a boat.
Raffina Zonbia is a realtor with Royal LePage Connect Realty. She moved to Canada a few years ago and recently started doing renovations for her real estate clients. Hear how to learn from failure in real estate, get wins with renovation, choose what renovations to do, be a better time manager, and own new tools as part of your offering. This episode covers everything from failure to wins.
Joe Rockey is the founder of Rockey Real Capital. He negotiates the sale with the current homeowner, manages the crews as they renovate properties, and places tenants or resells the properties on the backend. Hear how to find and acquire real estate deals, figure out your endgame, manage contractors, advertise your real estate business, and surround yourself with people who’ve done it before.
Whitney Chaffin is a realtor, professional speaker, and brand ambassador at Elite Legacy Education. She’s worked with dozens of nonprofits and has a building named after her for her efforts with Place of Hope. Hear how to figure out your why, go against the grain with your clients, know your purpose, find your home in real estate, and be your own boss.
Sosimo Avila is a producing branch manager at NEO Home Loans. He’s produced close to $100 million in the past year, ranking in the top 1% in the country. Hear how to create efficient processes for your real estate team, write SOPs, build where you want to be, prepare your business to scale, and put together a rewarding retreat for your team.
Jess Lenouvel is a business and marketing real estate coach and founder of The Listings Lab. She’s been a real estate agent for over 13 years and has personally built a multiple 7-figure business that sold over $300 million of property in under 5 years. Hear how attraction marketing can help your real estate business, the 9-point psychology journey from stranger to client, how to avoid over-systematizing your marketing too early, the most underutilized social media platform for realtors, and how to switch from selling real estate to coaching.
Randy Horn is Leader of The Real Estate Randy Team at Compass. He was selected for the National Association of Realtors’ 2018 “30 Under 30” award and featured on the cover of Realtor Magazine. Hear how a concierge program works, the impact of Compass, what the future of real estate will look like, how to brand your real estate business, and focus on relationships over transactions. This episode covers everything from real estate awards to concierge perks.
Austin Glass is a Founding Partner of Mint Real Estate. He has a background in residential and commercial real estate, and flourished in customer service and sales before that. Hear how to find the right people for your real estate team, figure out who you don’t need, determine when to expand your team, establish core values, and document your processes.
Max Fitzgerald is the Broker and CEO of Craft & Bauer Real Estate Co. He had exposure to almost every facet of the real estate industry before co-founding the company. Hear whether to join a team or start one, how to build a boutique agency, audit your sphere of influence, what type of real estate to get into, and develop an online brokerage. This episode covers everything from entrepreneurship to getting your broker’s license.
Mike Solitro is a real estate lawyer and the Founder and Coach of AccomplishedRE. He has more than a decade of real estate experience, is Lean and Six Sigma certified, and twice won Real Estate Information Services’ (REIS) Excellence in Survey and Research award. Hear how an attorney helps out in real estate, when it’s applicable for a lawyer to be present, why laws differ between states and towns, easy traps to fall into your first year as a realtor, and a couple horrifying numbers for realtors. This episode covers everything from real estate from a legal perspective to coaching tips for realtors.
Evie Brooks is the Founder of My Panama Vacation Realty and an elite real estate investment educator. She has over 24 years of real estate investment experience and has educated and mentored thousands of investors. Hear why it actually can be easier to invest internationally, differences between investing internationally vs. the US, what the real estate market is like in Panama, what to do in a country with a language barrier, and the top questions to ask your clients. This episode covers everything from median prices in Panama to how to qualify your clients.
Michael Dominguez is the Founder of Doors to Wealth Real Estate Group. He became a realtor in 2008 and added to his investment property portfolio for 10 consecutive years. Hear how to buy your first investment property, what to do after that, why you should stay away from flips, whether to work with property managers, and how to become an investment expert.
Robert Biehn is a Team Leader at The Karbon Club. He started a brokerage after moving to Nashville and has built it to 30 agents with 1,100 homes sold this year. Hear how to grow your real estate business, start a team, motivate your team, nail the dynamic between partners and the parent brand, and create effective systems and processes. This episode covers everything from building your team to learning how to grow.
Caitlin Chen is a Sr. Home Loan Advisor at Landmark Mortgage Capital. She first became a loan officer in 1999 and is passionate about helping families achieve and maintain their American dream of homeownership. Hear creative ways to buy your home, the different types of real estate loans, how much changed in the 2007-2008 financial crisis, how to navigate different types of loans with your real estate clients, and what a reverse mortgage is.
Amit Bhuta is a realtor for Compass and ALL IN MIAMI. He’s been a realtor for almost 17 years after spending 11 years as a car salesman. Hear how to market your real estate business through relevant content, cater your content to your audience, set up processes for creating content, share your failures, and convert through social media. This episode covers everything from hair transplants to GaryVee.
Barry Karch is the Broker-Owner of The Real Estate Power Houses. He·s been a realtor for 36 years - after never planning to be one. Hear how to embrace being an introvert in real estate, not be pushy, be analytical and prepared, partner with family for your real estate business, and build your sphere of influence. This episode covers everything from the DISC test to door-knocking.
Neida Cazares is a realtor at Future House Realty and a RE/MAX Top Producer. She’s brought the lessons she learned as a healthcare recruiter into her real estate approach. Hear how to make a personal connection with your real estate clients, follow up effectively, educate your clients and set expectations, be honest when pricing the home, and the innovation in the industry that excites her the most.
Lin-Lin Tsou-Otani is a Senior Listing Specialist Partner for Real Estate Experts. She’s used her background as a teacher and knowledge of local market trends to bring in hundreds of million in residential sales since 2012. Hear how to make your real estate clients feel comfortable, make sure they don’t feel like they’re bothering you, ask for reviews and inspire word of mouth, delegate and systematize, and how her teaching background has helped her real estate career. This episode covers everything from teaching to authenticity.
Danny Horanyi is the co-creator of NEO Home Loans and Chief Strategy Officer of Celebrity Home Loans. He’s bringing the spirit of friendship and care to the mortgage industry. Hear the role of the loan officer in relation to a realtor, how to be a real estate entrepreneur, make sure your clients have all the information to make a clear decision, find the right financial services partner, and find your purpose in the real estate industry.
Dominic Labriola is the founding partner and Chief Operating Officer of Craft & Bauer Real Estate Co. He got his real estate license at age 19 and has been on an inspiring journey of self-improvement since his low point in 2007. Hear how to find work-life balance in real estate, make sure you take care of yourself, find the right agents to hire for your brokerage, make your brand look good, and use CRM to fuel your brokerage.
DJ Milonas is a CEO and Managing Director for Keller Williams. He’s responsible for the growth of the office and oversees over 235 real estate agents. Hear what a day in the life looks like for a team leader of a brokerage, how to recruit the right real estate agents, help them grow, set your company culture, and teamwork lessons DJ learned from playing baseball and basketball. This episode covers everything from business leadership to sports.
Dean Sharp is a custom home designer, The House Whisperer, and the host of Home with Dean Sharp on KFI AM 640. He first got into the business 35 years ago in Beverly Hills and Bel Air and has been designing homes ever since. Hear what you can learn from interviewing your real estate clients, what questions to ask, how to stage your house, the history of home layouts, and future trends in the real estate design space.
Josh Mettle is a mortgage officer and Division President at NEO Home Loans. He’s closing in on $1 billion in origination. Hear how to follow up with real estate clients, develop your follow-up strategy, where and when to reach out, build a database of customers, and Josh’s real estate investing tips. This episode covers everything from customer retention to the best type of mortgage.
Jay Voorhees is a broker and the Founder of JVM Lending. He’s been in the mortgage arena for over 25 years and has built a super team with no loan officers, very low rates, and the best client experiences in the industry. Hear how to build your real estate team with virtual assistants (VAs), find the right VAs, establish a consistent hiring approach, train VAs in the most helpful fashion, and document your processes.
Keaton English is a real estate advisor and the Principal of English Estates. He became the 19th-ranked realtor in San Diego in just 4 years. Hear how to vet your real estate clients and investors, find your niche as a realtor, whether to team up or stay solo, utilize problem-solving, and sales strategy in real estate. This episode covers everything from sales to knowing who to go into business with in real estate.
Christine Regan is a realtor for Keller Williams. She's a former hairstylist and makeup artist for music videos and commercials and is in the top 10% in an office of over 350 agents. Hear how to farm as a realtor, work effectively with your business partner, make yourself visible, create trust through direct mail, and whether to renovate as a homeowner. This episode covers everything from marketing to innovation in the real estate industry.
Blake Vartanian is the CEO of Realty Pro 100. He’s a third-generation real estate expert and got his first license 40 years ago. Hear how being a real estate agent has changed over the years, managing small teams vs. big teams, how to build relationships, stay on top of the industry data, and how Blake’s been able to interview so many people. This episode covers everything from industry changes to how Blake got his start.
Chris Grimes is the Managing Broker of RE/MAX Homes and Estates, Lipman Group. He moved to Nashville to pursue music opportunities in 2012 before getting his Tennessee license. Hear how to keep your team excited about the work, deliver fantastic customer service as a brokerage, focus on training and mentorship, the difference between great agents and bad ones, and what Chris learned from Larry Lipman.
Bryan Hill is a Founding Partner of Mint Real Estate. He's brought in several hundred million dollars in residential real estate sales and also founded the Young Professionals Network (YPN) in Newport Beach. Hear how to build your real estate team, capitalize with your CRM software, create systems so you can scale, use digital marketing to bring in new leads, and be patient with your CTA.
Madison Gorgone is a realtor and RE/MAX Top Producer. She got her license after starting out as an admin at RE/MAX and seeing a gap in the market when it comes to social media marketing. Hear how to use social media marketing to drive your real estate business, grow your following and influence on social media, get sales and referrals, what to post and hashtag, and other types of advertising to consider.
George Najera is a Broker-Associate with Keller Williams Realty-Tustin. He leads George Najera Group and has 17 years full-time real estate experience. Hear what the real estate market was like before and after the Great Recession, what loans look like today, how to promote your real estate offering through video content, whether to renovate or not, and thoughts on short selling.
Max Carr is a proud member of First Team Real Estate's Hall of Fame. Together with his wife Kate, they make up the award-winning real estate duo that offers a full list of concierge benefits at zero cost to their clients. Hear how to find the right partner for your real estate business, divide tasks and responsibilities, generate referrals through outstanding perks, treat your clients like friends, and how being a gamer has helped Max’s real estate career.
Brittany Walter has been a real estate agent for the past 10 years at the esteemed Keller Williams Los Feliz. She won the 2020 Diamond Award for her accomplishments and has served on the Agent Leadership Council. Hear how to find the right brokerage for you and your career, educate and train your team, give back to good causes, go the extra mile for sellers and buyers, and the epiphany that got Brittany into real estate.
George Hanold is the Director of Times Real Estate California, voted Orange County's Best Real Estate Company by the LA Times. He left college to start his real estate career and hasn't looked back since, also spending time as a volunteer youth minister. Hear how to lead your real estate team, keep knocking on doors, establish relationships instead of pure sales transactions, do what’s uncomfortable, and how he overcame being raided in a legal dispute.
Kevin Markarian is the Chief Executive Officer of Marker Real Estate. Founded in 2014, they've achieved rapid success as one of the nation's most innovative companies, and use leads and innovative systems to serve 7 different markets in Northern California. Hear how to generate leads for your business, use digital marketing to your benefit, build your marketing team, nurture a valuable database, and stay diligent with sales follow-ups.
Amit Singh is a Senior Mortgage Advisor and Team Leader with The Insight Team of NEO Home Loans. He's been in the industry for approximately 8 years and is consistently in the top 1% of originators nationwide. Hear how to build your real estate or loan officer team, hire the right people, deliver excellent customer service, diligently manage your calendar, and what the market looks like for buyers and sellers today.
Rita Tayenaka is the Broker Owner of Coast to Canyon Real Estate and is President Elect of the Orange County Association of Realtors. She received the Centurion Award for her work with Century 21 six years in a row and achieved their Quality Service Award five years running. Hear why you should get your broker’s license, the difference in realtors vs. real estate agents, how to get involved in your local realtors association, the potential of blockchain in the real estate industry, and the impact of interest rates. This episode covers everything from broker tips to Rita’s son’s bachelor party.
Ryan Grant is the Division President, The Insight Team of NEO Home Loans. They're the #1 mortgage lending team in Orange County and top 25 in the US. Hear why customer service should be your main focus, how to benefit your customers in the long run, measure success, innovate while keeping the human element, and the pros and cons of different types of mortgages. This episode covers everything from customer service to 15-year mortgages.
Katie Moe is the Founding Partner of Arrive Real Estate Group, with over $600M in sales volume and over 675 keys exchanged. She got her start in the marketing world, and embraces these outstanding client service skills to this day. Hear the importance of branding and marketing your real estate group, how to use social media to your benefit, give back and support the local community, break through with direct mail, and how Katie goes the extra mile for her clients. This episode covers everything from marketing your real estate group to supporting the business next door.
Welcome to Real talk, with Realtors. In this pilot episode, meet Host and Revive Co-Founder Dalip Jaggi as he gets real with Revive Director of Sales Jon Salas. Hear how Dalip and Jon got into real estate in the first place, where the idea for this podcast came from, what to expect in future episodes, what excites them about real estate today, and some behind-the-scenes podcast planning. Real talk...or not real talk?