The Real Estate Sessions

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Interviews with real estate industry leaders


Real Estate Sessions Rewind – Ginny Lee Deptula, The Premier Property Group
Sep 22 • 32 min
Thank you, Anthony Malafronte, for another guest recommendation. We head up to the Florida Panhandle to chat with Ginny Lee Deptula of Niceville FL. Ginny Lee and her team are maximizing digital marketing strategies, including video, to differentiate…
Real Estate Sessions Rewind – Marc Davison – Chief Creative Officer, 1000watt
Sep 15 • 47 min
There are many people I look up to in the real estate space. There are so many bright lights that think differently than I ever have. Today’s guest is one of those people. Marc Davison, Chief Creative Officer for 1000watt. 1000watt describes themselves as…
254 – Jackie Soto, Partner & Broker, eHomes
Sep 8 • 27 min
Episode Summary: Today, our guest has a dedication to serving and giving back that she shows in her professional and volunteer ventures. Joining us is Jackie Soto, partner and broker at eHomes, a brokerage out of the Inland Empire in Southern California.…
253 - Michael LaFido - Founder, Marketing Luxury Group
Sep 1 • 30 min
Today, our guest has spoken nationally on the topic of marketing for luxury properties and has even created a luxury designation offered to interested realtors. Joining us is Michael LaFido, a real estate consultant and top-producing realtor for the past…
252 – Scott Shapiro, Client Partner – Industry Relations, Facebook
Aug 25 • 36 min
Episode Summary: Our guest today is part of Facebook’s real estate marketing global solutions team. Joining us is Scott Shapiro, a Client Partner who has been with Facebook for over eight years with an impressive background in advertising and marketing.…
251 – John Barkett, Owner/Broker – Barkett Realty
Aug 18 • 41 min
Episode Summary: Today, our guest has received the highest designation from the Appraisal Institute that he has earned with his incredible background in the real estate market. Joining us is John Barkett, Member of Appraisal Institute, as well as…
250 – Stefan Swanepoel, CEO – T3 Sixty
Aug 11 • 56 min
Our guest for Episode 250 is one of the most influential real estate experts in the industry today. Joining us is Stefan Swanepoel, an American business executive, author, and C.E.O. and chairman of T3 Sixty. Stefan is a strong player in the real estate…
249- Mike Simonsen, CEO of Altos Research discusses the Entrepreneurial Spirit and Hacking Happiness
Aug 4 • 40 min
Episode Summary: Our guest today has served as president of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization and is the author of an upcoming book on how to hack happiness. Joining us is Mike Simonsen, co-founder, and CEO of Altos Research. Altos Research is a data…
248 – 5th Anniversary Episode – Bill and Sean Carpenter Reminisce About the First Five Years
Jul 28 • 31 min
This week’s episode of the Real Estate Sessions Podcast is quite different from the usual episodes. This week, I celebrate my fifth anniversary of the Real Estate Sessions Podcast! Joined by my friend, Sean Carpenter, who has been on the show several…
247 – Lindsay Dreyer, Owner/Broker – City Chic Real Estate
Jul 21 • 37 min
Our guest today has done some truly amazing things in the real estate world. Joining us is Lindsay Dreyer, the founder, broker, and owner of City Chic Real Estate in Washington D.C. Lindsay brings an exciting approach to the relationships built between…
246 – Pam Blair, Owner – YogaBug Real Estate
Jul 14 • 32 min
Today, our guest is part of a powerhouse wife and husband real estate team who has been able to blend real estate with a holistic approach to life. Joining us is Pam Blair, the broker and owner of YogaBug Real Estate in Portland, Oregon. Pam offers a…
245 - Amy Karol, The A-Team with Coldwell Banker
Jul 7 • 38 min
Our guest today is part of a husband and wife duo who are relatively new to the industry but have already reached great success since starting. Joining us is Amy Karol, of Coldwell Banker in St Petersburg, Florida. Amy and her husband Adam, are a…
244 - Jessica Swesey, Partner and Chief Copywriter, 1000watt
Jun 30 • 36 min
1000watt uses a personalized story to creatively market businesses in real estate. Jessica Swesey, a Partner and Chief Copywriter for 1000watt, tells compelling stories of real estate businesses. Through these stories, she brings out characteristics of…
243 - Peter Schravemade, Strategic Relationships Manager - BoxBrownie
Jun 23 • 44 min
Our guest today resides in Queensland, Australia, where he shares the mission of trying to improve the marketing of property images for real estate agents, property managers, and more! Joining us is Peter Schravemade, the strategic relationship manager…
242 - Maya Paveza, Writer/Marketer - Happy Grasshopper
Jun 16 • 42 min
Our guest today has held many professions excelling at each. She’s been a web developer, an award-winning realtor, and now is an SEO strategic writer. Joining us today is Maya Paveza a polymath with extensive experience in a wide range of skills. Maya…
241 - Avery Carl, The Short Term Shop
Jun 9 • 27 min
A first for The Real Estate Sessions, our guest specializes in short-term vacation rentals. This interesting strategy is where our guest found the niche that she has made into a very successful investing business. Avery Carl is the CEO and Founder of the…
240 - Cliff Long, CEO - Orlando Regional Realtor Association
Jun 2 • 33 min
In this episode of The Real Estate Sessions, Bill speaks with Cliff Long, CEO of the Orlando Regional Realtors Association. He shares his career journey- from an entitled young man who was groomed to be the CEO to a struggling father to rising up again to…
Bonus Episode - “The UnderWriting is on the Wall” with Jane Floyd, NFM Lending, Julie Scott, Movement Mortgage and Tammy Boldt, Homeowners Financial Group
May 29 • 47 min
Our second panel in as many weeks looks at the Lending Industry. The panelists discuss the industry since the start of the pandemic and challenges facing borrowers. Tips for Realtors are also covered by Tammy, Jane, and Julie. It’s an inside look at the…
239 - Linda Hobkirk, RE/MAX Real Estate Results
May 26 • 30 min
Linda Hobkirk - RE/MAX Real Estate Results In this episode of The Real Estate Sessions, Bill sits with Linda Hobkirk, a real estate professional from Bentonville, Arkansas. She shares her journey from the aerospace industry and entrepreneurship world…
Bonus Episode - “Activity Breeds Activity” Panel discussion with Tiffany McQuaid, Michele Herndon, and Anthony Malafronte
May 23 • 55 min
Some 9 weeks into the shelter in place, quarantine world we live in, real estate has continued on as an essential service in nearly every state. I put together a panel of top realtors on the Florida Gulf Coast to discuss how they have not only maintained…
238 - Nicole Mickle - Mainframe Real Estate
May 19 • 31 min
In this episode of The Real Estate Sessions, Bill sits with Nicole Mickle as she describes her journey into real estate. She shares how she started in the finance world and gradually transitioned into real estate. Listen in to learn the importance of…
237 - Josh Summers, CEO - REALTORS Association of Lake and Sumter Counties
May 12 • 24 min
In this episode of The Real Estate Sessions, Bill speaks with Josh Summers, the CEO of the Realtors Association of Lake and Sumter Counties (RALSC). He shares how he started in the multifamily real estate right after college and how he later joined the…
236 - Neal Oates, Broker/Owner World Renowned Real Estate
May 5 • 34 min
Neal Oates got his real estate start working under houses as a Terminix employee. Thanks to the guidance of a few genuine mentors, his business background and entrepreneurial spirit— it wasn’t long before he branched out on his own. Today, based in Miami,…
235 - Joseph Magsaysay, VP Business Development, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate
Apr 28 • 41 min
After migrating from the Philippines to a small town in Missouri, Joseph Magsaysay managed to build a successful real estate business almost immediately, going from stay-at-home dad to helping 35 families in his very first year.
234 - Jay Quigley, Florida Executive Realty and Secretary, Greater Tampa Realtors
Apr 21 • 32 min
Growing up, well before real estate agent Jay Quigley got his start in the industry, he was better known as DJ Jay Scott. Though he’s moved on from spinning records in the Tampa community he was raised in, his unwavering loyalty to his locale has made him…
233 - Amy Paternite, Coldwell Banker, NRT
Apr 14 • 36 min
Amy Paternite is a Realtor in the suburbs of New Jersey. Amy works in South Orange and Maplewood with Coldwell Banker NRT. With 13 years in the business, Amy and her small team consistently rank in the top 5% of over 92,000 Coldwell Banker Agents…
232 - Jason Schmidt, President - Stockworth Realty Group
Apr 7 • 35 min
Jason got his first opportunity in the world of real estate from a bandmate connection. These days, after taking a deep dive into the profession, Jason is an industry-leading strategist with the CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) designation.…
231 - Rob Hahn, Founder of 7DS Associates
Mar 31 • 57 min
Rob Hahn got his real estate start with a firm that specialized in airplane hangars. Today, he works as a real estate consultant, offering the same tell it like it is, informed opinions that keep his blog, Notorious-ROB.com bookmarked by agents around the…
Teri Conrad of Zillow Group and Canada’s Connection with Zillow
Mar 24 • 29 min
Teri Conrad had built a successful career as an agent turned consultant when she was called on to direct broker relations for Zillow Canada. Today, she seems more excited than ever about what the future holds for Zillow and agents alike.
Ben Whetstone of Keller Willams South Shore on Team Building Early in the Real Estate Career
Mar 17 • 37 min
Ben Whetstone’s approach to real estate and team-building has made him somewhat of an anomaly. Since becoming a full-time real estate agent two and a half years ago, he’s been able to more than triple his income and establish an unshakeable team.
Mark Armstrong, CEO of Rate My Agent Talks Transparency in the Real Estate Transaction
Mar 10 • 45 min
RateMyAgent’s CEO Mark Armstong is using tech to create a transparent and potentially disruption-proof real estate market. In this episode, Mark sits down and shares his real estate story, growing up in Melbourne, Australia. Find out how he developed a…
227 - Emily Chenevert, CEO Austin Board of Realtors
Mar 3 • 30 min
Emily Chenevert was only 23 when she started climbing the ranks within the Austin Board of Realtors. Recently, she made history within the organization— becoming both the youngest and first female CEO in the board’s history. In this episode, Emily shares…
226 - Jess Lenouvel - Taking Your Real Estate Business from Six Figures to Seven
Feb 25 • 36 min
Jess Lenouvel is a Toronto native who’s redefining real estate marketing. After finding success as a high-end realtor and becoming an expert in Toronto’s booming pre-construction market, she’s decided to dive headfirst into coaching— teaching other real…
225 - Beate Jones, CEO - Royal Palm Coast Realtor Association
Feb 18 • 28 min
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224 - Krista Mashore, Krista Mashore Coaching
Feb 11 • 31 min
High energy is an understatement for my guest on Episode 224. Krista Mashore has a motor that doesn’t quit as she shares her journey from 3rd-grade teacher to agent selling over 100 homes/year. She’s now become a coach and has had over 7000 agents enroll…
223 - Melissa Case, Manager, Social Community, Campaigns and Content at Citrix
Feb 4 • 30 min
We visit a member of the RE.net from back in the mid-2000’s Melissa was an agent for 5 years, then started her own company, HoneyBee Consulting. Melissa is a skilled content creator with Citrix and shares her knowledge for agents in today’s online world.…
222 - Doug Loyd, Broker/Owner Florida Executive Realty
Jan 28 • 41 min
A fixture in the Tampa Bay Market for nearly 30 years, Doug Loyd discusses relocating from Ohio, the Tampa Bay market, and building an independent brokerage.
221 - Ryan Rodenbeck, Owner/Broker - Spyglass Realty
Jan 21 • 34 min
Episode 221 takes the show to Austin, Texas. We chat with Ryan Rodenbeck, Owner/Broker of SPyglass Realty. Ryan is dominating his market with dynamic social media marketing, including live and recorded video. He is launching a new podcast called Realty…
220 - Brad Inman, Chairman of the Board at Inman
Jan 14 • 36 min
Episode 220 delivers a guest I’ve wanted to interview for years. Brad Inman, the founder of Inman News and the Inman Connect Events, sits down for a chat about journalism, real estate and what’s ahead in the 2020’s. Brad admits he has critics, but whether…
219 - Marc Davison, Chief Creative Officer - 1000watt
Jan 7 • 46 min
There are many people I look up to in the real estate space. There are so many bright lights that think differently than I ever have. Today’s guest is one of those people. Marc Davison, Chief Creative Officer for 1000watt. 1000watt describes themselves as…
Real Estate Sessions Rewind - Andrew Flachner, Co-Founder and President, RealScout
Dec 31, 2019 • 30 min
Real Estate Sessions Rewind - Andrew Flachner, Co-Founder and President - RealScout Originally aired August 20th, 2019 Serial entrepreneur Andrew Flachner of RealScout shares his story on Episode 201 of The Real Estate Sessions podcast. Andrew has been…
Real Estate Sessions Rewind - Shelley Zavitz, Hasson Company Realtors
Dec 24, 2019 • 32 min
Real Estate Sessions Rewind - Shelley Zavitz - Hasson Company Realtors Originally aired June 18, 2019 Shelley Zavitz of Hasson Company Realtors and author of Your First 365 Days in Real Estate, shares her journey from a small town in Canada to Portland…
218 - Michele Herndon - Partner Ben Kinney Team Tampa
Dec 17, 2019 • 32 min
From Ft Lauderdale to Apollo Beach to Tampa, Michele Herndon, my guest on Episode 218, has a lot of experience with life in Florida. We discuss how she entered the real estate industry, including becoming the Ben Kinney Partner in Tampa.
217 - Markus Willard, Sales and Marketing Influencer - StreetText
Dec 10, 2019 • 29 min
In Episode 217, we chat with Markus Willard, Sales Account Manager with StreetText. Champion, athletic and competitive - Markus lives a life of success. A great husband and father, he speaks highly of those around him. Markus demonstrates what it looks…
216 - Oglah Gatamah, Operating Principal - Keller Williams Legacy Realty
Dec 3, 2019 • 40 min
As I help the Orlando Fidelity National Title operation, I am introduced to more industry leaders. This week, I have the honor of interviewing Oglah Gatamah, Operating Principal of Keller Willams Legacy Realty. Listen in as Oglah shares her story,…
215 - Dan Stewart, Founder and CEO, Happy Grasshopper
Nov 26, 2019 • 35 min
I made the short drive up I-275 to Safety Harbor to meet Dan Stewart, Founder, and CEO of Happy Grasshopper and interviewed him in person for this episode. I first met Dan in 2011 when Happy Grasshopper was still being tested in the real estate space at…
214 - Cayla Priest, Community Engagement and Training - CINC
Nov 19, 2019 • 30 min
After attending Cayla Priest’s “Improv in Real Estate” session at the latest Cinc Summit, I immediately asked her if she’d be a guest on The Real Estate Sessions. She agreed and I’m sure you will find her high energy and drive to help real estate…
213 - Eric Sachs, Co-Founder, Breakthrough Broker
Nov 12, 2019 • 32 min
Episode 213 is long overdue. I am thrilled to chat with Eric Sachs, co-founder of Breakthrough Broker. Breakthrough Broker has over 400,000 agent subscribers, accessing free marketing assets, productivity tips and tricks, live and recorded webinars, and…
212 - Ginny Lee Deptula, The Premier Property Group
Nov 5, 2019 • 32 min
Thank you, Anthony Malafronte, for another guest recommendation. We head up to the Florida Panhandle to chat with Ginny Lee Deptula of Niceville FL. Ginny Lee and her team are maximizing digital marketing strategies, including video, to differentiate…
211 - Whitney Ellis, Branch Manager - Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate
Oct 29, 2019 • 27 min
We remain in Florida a third straight episode as we visit Lakewood Ranch in Manatee County. Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate Branch Manager Whitney Ellis shares her cross country journey from California to Florida and from new home sales back to…
210 - Tony Baroni, Tony Baroni Team - Keller Williams
Oct 22, 2019 • 39 min
We stay in Tampa this week as Tony Baroni, Founder of the Tony Baroni Team shares his journey from a small town in Illinois to SW Florida and one of the largest KW teams in the state. Working hard on exemplary customer experiences, the Tony Baroni Team…
209 - Joe LoCicero, Owner - 54 Realty
Oct 15, 2019 • 29 min
I found a Tampa native for Episode 209 of The Real Estate Sessions! Joe LoCicero, founder and owner of 54 Realty shares his story. Looking ahead to the projected growth in the Pasco County area, Joe and his wife Rose created Team 54 Realty group and just…
208 - Eddie Berenbaum, President - Century 21 Redwood
Oct 8, 2019 • 57 min
Looking for a fresh take on the industry? Here you go. Eddie Berenbaum shares a fascinating story including vacuum cleaners, around the world backpacking trips and birthing the idea for a brokerage while in China. You can check out all that and more on…
Video in Real Estate with Alex Gustafson of KoaWare - Episode 207
Oct 1, 2019 • 37 min
Alex Gustafson, founder of KoaWare, shares his thoughts on the importance of video for real estate listings and details the journey leading to the creation of KoaWare.com. He also openly chats about wiping out in a skatepark at the age of 30.
206 - Live from the 2019 Florida Realtors Convention and Trade Expo
Sep 24, 2019 • 47 min
For Episode 206, we go live at the 2019 Florida Realtors Convention and Trade Expo. Sean Carpenter of Coldwell Banker and I were selected to present on the topic “Personal Relationships in an Impersonal World.” We were given permission by the Association…
205, Evo Terra, Founder - Simpler Media Productions and PodcastLaunch.pro
Sep 17, 2019 • 34 min
I revisit an old friend from my Phoenix days on Episode 205. Evo Terra helps businesses and service providers launch podcasts designed to achieve specific business goals. He does this via his company Simpler Media Productions, and his service…
204 - Adam Contos, CEO, RE/MAX
Sep 10, 2019 • 29 min
For Episode 204, RE/MAX CEO Adam Contos shares his journey and thoughts on the state of the industry. I’ve had the pleasure of seeing Adam on conference stages, and his down to earth approach and demeanor is refreshing to witness. Listen in and see for…
203 - Wendy Forsythe, Wendy Forsythe Consulting
Sep 3, 2019 • 31 min
Episode 203 features a live sit-down interview with Wendy Forsythe of Wendy Forsythe Consulting. We connected at the Florida Realtors Convention in August 2019. Listen in as Wendy shares her journey from Nova Scotia to New Jersey to Phoenix as she rose…
202 - Karin Carr - Keller Williams Realty Coastal Area Partners
Aug 27, 2019 • 32 min
Episode 202 features Karin Carr of Savannah, Georgia. Karin has created a tremendous business focusing on video. The content she creates is designed to help her be found organically as people are searching for area information. Listen in as Karin shows…
201 - Andrew Flachner, Co-Founder and President, RealScout
Aug 20, 2019 • 30 min
Serial entrepreneur Andrew Flachner of RealScout shares his story on Episode 201 of The Real Estate Sessions podcast. Andrew has been part of several start-ups, and he details some of the interesting aspects of these companies. Of course, we discuss…
200 - Dolly Lenz, Dolly Lenz Real Estate
Aug 13, 2019 • 27 min
I celebrate reaching Episode 200 with the Queen of New York Real Estate, Dolly Lenz, of Dolly Lenz Real Estate. Dolly shares her journey from the Bronx to accounting at United Artists to real estate in Manhattan and beyond. She also humors me with a…
Trailer for The Real Estate Sessions
Aug 10, 2019 • 1 min
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199 - Charles Cherney, Compass Real Estate
Aug 6, 2019 • 41 min
Episode 199 has us back in Cambridge again this week as we chat with Charles Cherney with Compass Real Estate. Charles shares his story of falling in love with the Cambridge area, attending Harvard as a result of that love and how he left the world of…
198 - Paul Mydelski, CEO/Founder - Leading Edge Real Estate
Jul 30, 2019 • 34 min
We kick off the beginning of year number five wit CEO/Founder of Leading Edge Real Estate, Paul Mydelski. Like many of our guests, Paul has an interesting journey to the world of real estate. One of the stops along the way involves a night club on…
Real Estate Sessions Rewind - Joe Rand, Managing Partner, Better Homes and Garden Rand Realty
Jul 23, 2019 • 48 min
Episode 184 brings Inman Connect moderator/interviewer extraordinaire Joe Rand, Managing Partner of Better Homes and Garden Rand Realty to the show. Joe shares his story of growing up in the suburbs of Manhattan, heading off to become a Manhattan lawyer,…
Real Estate Sessions Rewind - Katie Clancy, The Cape House at William Raveis
Jul 16, 2019 • 39 min
For my final “new” episode of 2018, I visit with Katie Clancy, founder of The Cape House at William Raveis Real Estate. Katie lives and works on Cape Cod, and the culture of The Cape comes shining through her. Listen and find out what a “washashore” is…
Real Estate Sessions Rewind - David Marine, Senior VP Marketing, Coldwell Banker
Jul 9, 2019 • 32 min
David Marine, Senior Vice President of Marketing - Coldwell Banker shares his journey going all the way back to the beginning of his love affair with the New York Mets as a 2nd grader. After college, a career in advertising was in full swing, but as often…
Real Estate Sessions Rewind - Glenn Sanford - CEO, eXp Realty
Jul 2, 2019 • 54 min
-A Real Estate Sessions Rewind of Episode 152- Episode 152 features the story of Glenn Sanford, CEO of eXp World Holdings, Inc. Glenn shares his path to the world of real estate in the early 2000’s and how eXp Realty was founded in 2009. Glenn also…
197 - Julie Scott, Movement Mortgage
Jun 25, 2019 • 30 min
Episode 197 features Julie Scott, one of the top loan originators in the country, sharing her story. Julie just opened a Movement Mortgage office in Ft Myers, Florida. Listen in as Julie shares stories from her 20 years of experience as a lender.
EP196 - Shelley Zavitz - Hasson Company Realtors
Jun 18, 2019 • 32 min
Episode 196 - Shelley Zavitz of Hasson Company Realtors and author of Your First 365 Days in Real Estate (https://amzn.to/2Xe1Xyw), shares her journey from a small town in Canada to Portland and the world of Real Estate. 02:25 - Growing up in a small town…
195 - Michele Bellisari, RE/MAX Services
Jun 11, 2019 • 34 min
Episode 195 takes us to lovely Boca Raton Florida, where Ariana Grande grew up and more importantly, home of my guest this week, Michele “Bee” Bellsari. Michele is a Realtor with RE/MAX Services and she is using social media and technology to build a…
194 - Leslie Heindel, Crescent City Living
Jun 4, 2019 • 29 min
Episode 194 takes the podcast to the Crescent City, New Orleans. Leslie Heindel, a fifth-generation native, answers a few questions about NOLA and I love my chat with her about her blog and how she has turned her local knowledge into clients. I also get…
193, Steve Pacinelli - CMO, BombBomb
May 28, 2019 • 36 min
In my quest to continue promoting video as a primary communication tool, Episode 193 features Steve Pacinelli, Chief Marketing Officer for BombBomb. Steve shares his journey from Penn St. directly in the world of real estate tech.
192 - Alison Wisnom, Coldwell Banker and Director of Agent Intel - Millie
May 21, 2019 • 36 min
Episode 192 provides great information on a program, Millie, that helps military families going through PCS (permanent change of station) Alison Wisnom is part of the Millie team and we learn how she connected with the group and why her skill set fits so…
191 - Ronnie Woodrow, Broker/Owner, Realistar Real Estate
May 14, 2019 • 30 min
Episode 191 features Ronnie Woodrow, Broker Owner of Realistar Real Estate in Columbus, Ohio. A Realtor for 19 years, Ronnie recently launched his own brokerage. Listen in as we learn how Ronnie started in the business and how he came to the decision to…
190 - Steve Weiss, Coast and County Brokers
May 7, 2019 • 26 min
Episode 190 takes the show back to the central coast of The Golden State as we chat with Steve Weiss, co-founder of Coast and County Brokers in San Luis Obispo. Steve has been in the business nearly 35 years and shares a few stories about forming a…
189 - Elisha Alcantara, Encompass Realty
Apr 30, 2019 • 32 min
Episode 189 features Elisha Alcantara of Encompass Realty in Portland Oregon. Shout out to Wendy Thatcher for the recommendation! Elisha’s path to Encompass covers many areas of the real estate industry from residential to investor to general contractor…
188 - Alicia Berruti, National Speaker - BombBomb
Apr 23, 2019 • 35 min
Episode 188 features the National Speaker for BombBomb, Alicia Berruti. Alicia shares her story, which begins in Canada but brings her to Colorado Springs where she eventually joins the BombBomb team. Listen in as she shares some great insights into the…
187 - Rett Harmon, Century 21 Novus
Apr 16, 2019 • 39 min
We head back to Georgia (Carrollton to be more specific) to visit with Rett Harmon of Century 21 Novus. Rett and his partner Chris started the company with the goal of bringing a new vision to their town. Listen in as Rett shares his journey, including…
186 - Brandon Doyle, Doyle Real Estate Team
Apr 9, 2019 • 27 min
Episode 186 takes the show to the suburbs of the Twin Cities in Minnesota. I met Brandon as an Inman Ambassador last year and recently read his latest book, Real Estate Marketing Playbook. Brandon practices what he preaches, so listen in as he shares his…
185 - Sunny Lake Hahn, Partner, Brokerage Consulting - 7DS Associates
Apr 2, 2019 • 38 min
In Episode 185, we visit with Sunny Lake Hahn of 7DS Associates in Greenville, South Carolina. With a broad background in the industry, from building and design to residential brokerage management, Sunny’s current consulting role is a perfect fit. Listen…
EP184 - Joe Rand, Managing Partner, Better Homes and Garden Rand Realty
Mar 26, 2019 • 48 min
Episode 184 brings Inman Connect moderator/interviewer extraordinaire Joe Rand, Managing Partner of Better Homes and Garden Rand Realty to the show. Joe shares his story of growing up in the suburbs of Manhattan, heading off to become a Manhattan lawyer,…
Episode183 - Kenny Truong, Climb Real Estate
Mar 19, 2019 • 34 min
Episode 183 finds us back in the Bay Area (the west coast version, not Tampa) to chat with Kenny Truong, AKA Kenny Fast or #FastAgent of Climb Real Estate. Kenny has been recognized as an innovator for his creative marketing and he has embraced social…
182 - Jimmy Mackin, Co-founder - Curaytor
Mar 12, 2019 • 53 min
We continue tracking down guests for The Real Estate Sessions that have been on the list for a while. In EP 182, Jimmy Mackin of Curaytor joins the crew. I’ve been connected to Jimmy via Facebook for nearly a decade and I consider him one of the premier…
181- Melanie Piche, Broker/Owner of The BREL Team
Mar 5, 2019 • 35 min
In Episode 181, we travel to Toronto to chat with Melanie Piche of The BREL Team. Melanie has followed an interesting path to and uniques concept called the team of teams. Listen in to find out what that means and a whole lot more about this passionate…
180 - Lee Adkins, Amplified Solutions
Feb 26, 2019 • 38 min
Episode 180 discusses what life is like playing and touring with a rock band. Really. Lee Adkins with Amplified Solutions was the bass player for Soup from 1996 to 2001. This is the second guest with professional musician on their pre-real estate resume.…
179 - Judy Weiniger, Broker/Owner - The Weiniger Group
Feb 19, 2019 • 29 min
Episode 179 finds the podcast back in New Jersey, Central New Jersey to be specific. Judy Weiniger of The Weiniger Group has been using video to connect with her community since 2012. We look at that journey and much more in this week’s episode. 01:45 -…
Ep 178 Kim Knapp, Founder Team Knapp, Coldwell Banker Vanguard Realty
Feb 12, 2019 • 36 min
Episode 178 stays keep us in Florida, up near the Florida - Georgia line. Kim Knapp, Founder of Team Knapp and the force behind the Jacksonville REBarCamp, shares her story. Like many, it begins in the MidWest but has an interesting turn involving Key…
177 - Mel Myers, Co-Founder BoxBrownie
Feb 5, 2019 • 30 min
We head back Down Under for Episode 177 and chat with Mel Myers, co-founder of BoxBrownie. BoxBrownie has developed a process to make image editing easy and inexpensive for real estate agents the world over. Mel has one of the most interesting back…
EP176 Matt Fagioli, 678 Team
Jan 29, 2019 • 36 min
Episode 176 is a first for The Real Estate Sessions in a couple ways. First, we interview Matt Fagioli, founder of the Xplode Conference Series. Matt is the first guest to run a real estate tech conference. Second, we recorded the video and audio for this…
175 - Brandon Wise, Founder and President, Wise Agent
Jan 22, 2019 • 27 min
Episode 175 brings entrepreneur Brandon Wise, Founder and President of WiseAgent to the podcast. Brandon created the first cloud-based real estate CRM after sketching out his idea on a napkin at a Cardinals game in 2001. Listen in as Brandon shares his…
174 - Leisa Erickson, Managing Broker and Owner, Engel & Völkers - St. Petersburg
Jan 15, 2019 • 31 min
We stay in St Pete for episode 174 and head to the new Engel & Völkers shop in St Petersburg to chat with Leisa. Raised in the Midwest, Leisa traveled the country as a sales coach/consultant before looking for an opportunity to be closer to the family.…
173 - Michelle Poccia, Keller Williams Capital District
Jan 8, 2019 • 38 min
We kick off 2019 with Episode 173 featuring Michelle Poccia, a Realtor of 29 years based just north of Albany, NY. Michelle speaks her mind and the word authentic (quickly becoming overused) perfectly describes her. Listen in as she shares life lessons…
TRES Rewind Paula Monthofer Episode 16, November 2015
Jan 1, 2019 • 25 min
As I continue my holiday hiatus, I replay another blast from the past. This week, it’s Paula Monthofer of Realty One Group in Flagstaff, Arizona. This was my first remote episode as Paula and I sat on a balcony at the San Diego Convention Center during…
TRES Rewind - Sean Carpenter, Episode 5, September 2015
Dec 25, 2018 • 40 min
As I take a break for the holidays, I have chosen a couple of popular episodes to replay as part of the TRES Rewind series. This week, it’s Sean Carpenter from September 2015. Sean was my 5th guest and as I listen back to the early days of the podcast, I…
172 - Katie Clancy, The Cape House at William Raveis
Dec 18, 2018 • 39 min
For my final “new” episode of 2018, I visit with Katie Clancy, founder of The Cape House at William Raveis Real Estate. Katie lives and works on Cape Cod, and the culture of The Cape comes shining through her. Listen and find out what a “washashore” is…
171 - Chris Lim, Founder & CEO of Climb Real Estate
Dec 11, 2018 • 20 min
I am thrilled to welcome Chris Lim, Founder & CEO of Climb Real Estate to the Real Estate Sessions Podcast. Listen in as Chris shares his journey from Wall Street to the streets of San Francisco and Climb Real Estate. Realogy announced in the fall of 2018…
170 - Matt Beall, CEO, Principal Broker - Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers
Dec 4, 2018 • 40 min
For Episode 170, we travel across the Pacific to chat with Matt Beall, CEO and Principal Broker with Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers. Matt started the brokerage in 2008 and has grown the company across the Islands. Most recently, he joined forces with The…
169 - Drew Coleman, The Drew Coleman Team
Nov 27, 2018 • 34 min
For episode 169, we once again head back to the Pacific Northwest, Portland, to be specific. Drew Coleman, founder of the Drew Coleman Team with Hasson Company Realtors, share his story. Drew is one of a handful of guests that only had one career -…
168 - Amit Bhuta - Compass
Nov 20, 2018 • 27 min
We head to Miami for Episode 168 to chat with Amit Bhuta, an agent with Compass. Amit shares his journey to the world of real estate and discusses his “aha” moment that changed his approach. Listen in as Amit openly shares his path to success. 02:00 -…
167 - Derek Overbey, Vice President of Marketing & Technology at Intero - A Berkshire Hathaway Affiliate
Nov 13, 2018 • 38 min
In Episode 167, I visit with Derek Overbey, another member of the RE.net. We chat about the early days of social in real estate and the world of start-ups from a first-person perspective. Derek has come full circle and his story is compelling. 02:10 -…
166 - Jennifer Springer, Orchid Group of Premiere Plus Realty Co.
Nov 6, 2018 • 27 min
In Episode 166, I chat with Jennifer Springer, founder of the Orchid Group of Premiere Plus Realty Co. Jennifer comes from the world of marketing and advertising, earning a Masters in Marketing from the University of Wisconsin. Like many in SWFL, she came…
165 - Stephanie Chumbley, Director, New Media and Education - Chicago Title Portland
Oct 30, 2018 • 34 min
Episode 165 features a friend and co-worker in the Fidelity National Financial family, Stephanie Chumbley. She works closely with the Chicago Title Sales team, bringing information on social and technology to area agents and associations. Listen in as…
164 - Rachael Hite, Business Development Specialist, Rising 360 Media
Oct 23, 2018 • 26 min
In Episode 164, we visit with Rachael Hite, Business Development Specialist and Consultant in Northern Virginia. The Shenandoah Valley, to be more specific. A background in print journalism, radio, and real estate set up Rachael well for her current role,…
163 - Andy Kaufman, Managing Partner - Golden State REInvestments
Oct 16, 2018 • 34 min
Episode 163 looks back at the beginnings of the social web and one of the earliest members of the RE.net. Andy Kaufman, founder of the first REBarCamp in 2008, takes a few minutes to share his story and the story of the real estate space as the Web 2.0…
162 - David Marine, Senior Vice President of Marketing - Coldwell Banker
Oct 9, 2018 • 32 min
David Marine, Senior Vice President of Marketing - Coldwell Banker shares his journey going all the way back to the beginning of his love affair with the New York Mets as a 2nd grader. After college, a career in advertising was in full swing, but as often…
161 - Lisa Fettner - VP Marketing, ReferralExchange
Oct 2, 2018 • 34 min
For Episode 161, we chat with Lisa Fettner, VP of Marketing for ReferralExchange. ReferralExchange not only allows consumers to find an agent in another city, it also works as an agent to agent connection platform. Listen in as Lisa shares how she split…
160 - Emmy Simpson, Realty One Group
Sep 25, 2018 • 27 min
The podcast heads to Tucson, Arizona again! This time, we chat with Emmy Simpson of Realty One Group. Emmy is heavily involved at the local, state and national association level, with a sharp focus on Realtor safety. Enjoy Emmy’s journey! 02:35 - Meeting…
159 - Adrian Petrila, Founder and CEO - Realty Autopilot
Sep 18, 2018 • 41 min
Episode 159 takes us back into the real estate tech world. Adrian Petrila, Founder, and CEO of Realty Autopilot, shares his journey into the work of real estate and online lead generation. Adrain shares some great ideas for anyone interested in converting…
158 - Laura Fangman, Century 21 Legacy
Sep 11, 2018 • 38 min
Episode 158 finds the podcast in Knoxville, Tennessee. Laura Fangman of Century 21 Legacy shares her journey from Quincy IL to many stops east of the Mississippi. Laura has learned how to connect with her clients and clients to be by using video. Listen…
157 - Jane Floyd, Sr. Branch Manager, NFM Lending
Sep 4, 2018 • 28 min
I’m excited to welcome Jane Floyd of NFM Lending to The Real Estate Sessions Podcast. Jane has over 25 years in the mortgage industry, all right here in the Tampa Bay area. Jane runs one of the top teams in the country and is also a coach with CORE…
156 - Karen Briscoe, Principal, HBC Group and author of Real Estate Success in 5 Minutes a Day - Secrets of a Top Agent Revealed
Aug 28, 2018 • 35 min
In Episode 156, we chat with Karen Briscoe, author of Real Estate Success in 5 Minutes a Day - Secrets of a Top Agent Revealed. Not only is Karen an author, she runs a highly successful team in McLean VA. Karen began her career in commercial real estate…
155 - Marguerite Crespillo, Founder - The Crespillo Group at eXp Realty
Aug 21, 2018 • 44 min
Marguerite Crespillo, Founder of The Crespillo Group in Lincoln, California, joins the podcast to share her story. A podcaster herself, Marguerite is full of energy and experience, with over 20years in the business. Listen in as Marguerite shares the ups…
154 - Anand Vora, Founder and COO of Porchd
Aug 14, 2018 • 29 min
We visit with another interesting tech startup as we chat with Founder and COO of Porchd, Anand Vora. Anand, along with his wife Aimee, created Porch as a way to provide unbiased, anonymous ratings and feedback on residential properties. Realtors are…
153 - Tiffany McQuaid, President - McQuaid & Co.
Aug 7, 2018 • 33 min
Episode 153 - The podcast heads to Naples, Florida to visit with Tiffany McQuaid, President and Founder of McQuaid & Co. We follow Tiffany’s story from Akron, OH through Youngstown State (Go Penguins!), and finally to the Southwest Coast of Florida.…
152 - Glenn Sanford, CEO eXp World Holdings, Inc.
Jul 31, 2018 • 54 min
Episode 152 features the story of Glenn Sanford, CEO of eXp World Holdings, Inc. Glenn shares his path to the world of real estate in the early 2000’s and how eXp Realty was founded in 2009. Glenn also discusses Inman Connect San Francisco and Gary…
151 - Jay Luebke, Mark Spain Real Estate
Jul 24, 2018 • 32 min
Episode 151 - I had the good fortune of meeting Jay Luebke of Mark Spain Real Estate at Inman Connect New York 2018. Jay is one of the few guests on the podcast that new at a young age he wanted to make real estate a career. He did an unpaid internship at…
150 - Kristi Kennelly, Realtor.com
Jul 17, 2018 • 35 min
As The Real Estate Sessions podcast reaches another milestone with Episode 150, I am “giddy” to have the chance to chat with Kristi Kennelly of Realtor.com about her amazing story. Amazing may be an understatement. Is there a better word that describes…
149 - Julie Tambussi, Director of Marketing - Savvy & Co. Real Estate
Jul 10, 2018 • 26 min
In Episode 149, we travel to Charlotte, North Carolina and visit with Julie Tambussi of Savvy & Co. Real Estate. As Director of Marketing for over 8 years, Julie has helped shape the brand and culture of this growing brokerage. Listen in as Julie shares…
148 - Dr Anne Marie Ward, Bloomtree Realty
Jul 3, 2018 • 34 min
In Episode 148, Dr. Anne Marie Ward of Bloomtree Realty in Prescott Arizona shares her story. But first, she needed to return from Botswana where she and her husband were looking for a meteorite. That is the first time I’ve used the word meteorite in 3…
147 - Scott Oyler, Oyler Group, Coldwell Banker West Shell
Jun 26, 2018 • 35 min
Episode 147 is the podcast’s first visit to The Queen City, Cincinnati, Ohio. Scott Oyler, founder of The Oyler Group, joins The Real Estate Sessions lineup, sharing his journey from the University of Cincinnati Real Estate Program to commercial real…
146 - Sheena Reagan, Miloff Aubuchon Realty Group
Jun 19, 2018 • 29 min
Episode 146 is my first interview with someone that left the title business to become a Realtor. Sheena Reagan, a closer with the Fidelity National Title South Ft Myers office, left last year to join Miloff Aubuchon Realty Group. And there is one more…
145 - Rich Shelley, Keller Williams South Shore, Team Shelley Homes
Jun 12, 2018 • 28 min
Episode 145 finds us on the east side of Tampa Bay with Rich Shelley, creator of Team Shelley Homes with Keller Williams South Shore. Rich and his wife Sherill have been in the business just over 4 years and are having incredible success in their market…
144 - Jeff Sibbach and Phil Sexton, The Sibbach Team
Jun 5, 2018 • 39 min
Episode 144 features the brainpower behind the number one team in Maricopa as well as the number one team for all of Realty One Group. To be honest, I have interviewed Jeff and Phil separately, nearly 2 years ago. I felt it was time to revisit and look at…
143 - John Skicewicz, CCIM - Coldwell Banker Commercial
May 29, 2018 • 29 min
Episode 143 - Thrilled to interview my first commercial broker on the podcast! John Skicewicz, CCIM has been the top broker in the Tampa Bay region with Coldwell Banker Commercial for the last 12 years. With over 37 years in the business, John knows…
142 - Erik Elsea, Jones & Co Realty
May 22, 2018 • 35 min
My guest on Episode 142, Erik Elsea, has many passions. Volunteerism, service, and adventure are just a few. Listen in as I ask Erik about Rotary, real estate, and his upcoming journey through the heartland for ShelterBox. 02:00 - Growing up in Waterloo,…
141 - Lauren Walker, Senior Director of Account Strategy, Inman Group
May 15, 2018 • 30 min
Episode 141 - I love great writing, much like I love great music. In Episode 141, I get to chat with one of my favorite writers and people in real estate, Lauren Walker. Lauren recently became a part of the Inman family, filling the position of Senior…
140 - Patti Counce, VP/Gulf Coast Regional Sales Manager, Fidelity National Title
May 8, 2018 • 27 min
Episode 140 - I am thrilled to interview Patti Counce, VP/Gulf Coast Regional Sales Manager for Fidelity National Title Tampa District. I worked with Patti for 12 years at Chicago Title in Phoenix. She joined the Tampa team in September of 2017 and we are…
139 - Christian Harris, Owner & Founder, Sea-Town Real Estate
May 1, 2018 • 33 min
Episode 139 brings us back to familiar places. First, we will chat with another fellow podcaster. Second, we head back to Seattle for another visit with a Realtor looking to make a difference in people’s lives and not just sell real estate. We visit with…
138 - Jenn Shields, Shields Real Estate Group Royal LePage
Apr 24, 2018 • 29 min
Episode 138 - We head back north of the border to Brandon, Manitoba. We visit with Jenn Shields of The Shields Real Estate Group. Jenn and her husband Ryan are creating really cool content that focuses on living in Brandon and local community spots. 03:00…
137 - James Roy, James Roy and Associates
Apr 17, 2018 • 35 min
Episode 137 featuring James Roy, Broker/Owner of James Roy and Associates, was a long time coming. Last year at a Greater Tampa Realtor tech event, I met James and asked him if he would like to be a guest. He agreed and I dropped the ball and never got…
136 - Ryan Melone, Clayton & Company Consulting
Apr 10, 2018 • 32 min
Episode 136 takes us behind the scenes of the M&A (mergers and acquisition) world of real estate. Ryan spent nearly 18 years with NRT/Realogy in the Strategic Development unit as an analyst and Director. Listen in as Ryan explains how a brokerage is…
Epsiode 135 - Dan Henzler, Keller Williams Realty
Apr 3, 2018 • 24 min
Episode 135 is with another Tampa area agent working hard on building a business through relationships. Dan Henzler has over 20 years in the business, with the last 11 at Keller Williams. Listen in as he shares his passion for helping people and details…
134 - Phil Greely, Realogics Sothebys International Realty
Mar 27, 2018 • 44 min
Episode 134 leads The Real Estate Sessions back to the Pacific Northwest once again. Phil Greely of Realogics Sothebys International Realty shares his story. As a Seattle native, Phil discovered real estate at the age of 23 and embraced the…
133 - Ken Brownlee, Keller Williams Realty
Mar 20, 2018 • 35 min
Episode 133 - Ken Brownlee, founder of The Ken Brownlee Real Estate Team in Brandon, Florida, was one of the first agents I had the opportunity to meet after relocating to the Tampa/St Pete area. Ken has built a team dedicated to helping buyers and…
132 - Ethan Beute, VP of Marketing - BombBomb
Mar 13, 2018 • 33 min
After watching Ethan on video for years, I finally reached out and interviewed him for The Real Estate Sessions. As a long time BombBomb account holder, it was fun to get the origin story of the company, as well as a look at its growth over the years.…
131 - Chelsea Peitz, Author of Talking in Pictures
Mar 6, 2018 • 35 min
Episode 131 - The Real Estate Sessions welcomes Chelsea Peitz, author of Talking in Pictures and co-founder of The Agent Marketer, to the growing list of real estate professionals doing amazing things in the industry. Check out Chelsea’s backstory,…
130 - Zach Shabot, Zillow Group
Feb 27, 2018 • 36 min
Episode 130 features another guest from real estate tech hotbed North Carolina. While not a native, Zach Schabot, Senior Manager, Broker Relations with Zillow Group, has over 20 years in the Raleigh area. “A Tarheel by marriage”, Zach shares his story…
129 - Zvi Band, Founder and CEO, Contactually
Feb 20, 2018 • 35 min
Episode 129 - I am thrilled to have another leader in real estate join me as he shares his entrepreneurial journey in the world of relationships, resulting in the company Contactually. Zvi Band is the CEO of a company that defines the R in CRM. Enjoy Zvi…
Epsiode 128 - Brian Hopper, Managing Broker, Hopper Group, Realogics|Sothebys International Realty
Feb 13, 2018 • 29 min
In Episode 128, Brian Hopper out of Seattle and the Hopper Group at Realogics|Sothebys International Realty joins the cast of The Real Estate Sessions. Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, Brian discusses his early passions - skiing and firefighting. How…
127 - Kim Colaprete, Team Diva, Coldwell Banker Bain
Feb 6, 2018 • 38 min
Episode 127 - Kim Colaprete, Managing Member of Team Diva Partners, LLC in Seattle, Washington brings her unique journey to The Real Estate Sessions Podcast. Kim, along with her partner, Chavi Hohm, has built a community of loyal supporters. Find out how…
126 - Debbie Kirkland, Owner/Broker Century 21 First Story Real Estate
Jan 30, 2018 • 37 min
January 30, 2018 - Debbie Kirkland, Owner/Broker of Century 21 First Story Real Estate of Tallahassee, Florida joins the cast of The Real Estate Sessions podcast. Debbie shares her story and explains how she started her second career in real estate. She…
125 - Kevin Kauffman, Co-Owner at 46:10 Group Network
Jan 23, 2018 • 46 min
January 23, 2018 - Episode 125 brings the story of Kevin Kauffman to the Real Estate Sessions. In about 10 years, Kevin and his partner, Fred Weaver have built a powerhouse operation across seven states. Listen in to hear Kevin explain their start with…
124 - Sam Parker, MyCreditGuy.com
Jan 16, 2018 • 26 min
Episode 124 looks at an industry we have not visited on the Real Estate Sessions. Sam Parker, founder, and CEO of MyCreditGuy.com specializes in credit restoration, helping REALTOR and lender partners help buyers do the work required to qualify for the…
123 - Joshua Zerkel, Director of Global Customer Education and Community at Evernote
Jan 8, 2018 • 27 min
Episode Notes Many of you know I’m an Evernote nerd. Much of my personal and professional life relies on Evernote to stay organized and more productive. I am excited to have Joshua Zerkel of Evernote as my guest on Episode 123. One of Joshua’s many duties…
122 - Ryan Bokros, ERA Real Estate
Jan 2, 2018 • 40 min
January 2, 2018 - Ryan Bokros with ERA Real Estate, re-joins the podcast line-up to update everyone since we last chatted over a year and a half ago. We go from culinary school to technology to training and toss in a pinch of the Houston Astros amazing…
121 - Alexandra Filiaci, Coldwell Banker
Dec 26, 2017 • 26 min
Episode 121 - December 26, 2017 - Alexandra Filiaci, Social Media and Content Manager for Coldwell Banker Corporate, joins the lineup of The Real Estate Sessions podcast. Alexandra explains how she joined Coldwell Banker and shares some of the content,…
120 - Alyssa Hellman, Founder - Compass South Consulting
Dec 19, 2017 • 35 min
December 19, 2017 - Episode 120 finds us visiting Alyssa Hellman once again as we update her story. As The Real Estate Sessions continues well into its third year, I am finding it necessary to ask a few more questions of past guests to stay current.…
119 - Imran Poladi, V.P. Business Development, NextHome, Inc.
Dec 12, 2017 • 36 min
December 12, 2017 - Episode 119 brings industry leader Imran Poladi to The Real Estate Sessions Podcast. Honest and upfront, Imran pulls no punches as he shares his personal journey into and through the real estate world. Imran also shares his battles…
118 - Matthew Ferrara, Speaker & Author
Dec 5, 2017 • 37 min
Dec 5, 2017 - Episode 118 delivers Matthew Ferrara, an international speaker, author and philosopher to The Real Estate Sessions lineup. Matthew shares his unique journey to the word of real estate and gives us a taste of some of his more popular keynote…
117 - Mike Schneider, CEO - First
Nov 28, 2017 • 35 min
November 28, 2017 - In Episode 117, I chat with Mike Schneider, CEO and co-founder of First. First is a real estate based technology start-up that shifts the focus of many predictive analytics models from anyone possibly interested in transacting to those…
116 - Heather Sittig Jackson, CEO Relola
Nov 21, 2017 • 31 min
November 21, 2017 - With so much new technology being created in the real estate space, I am always thrilled to chat with leaders of these companies. For Episode 116 of The Real Estate Sessions, I visit with Heather Sittig Jackson, CEO of Relola. Relola…
115 - Adam Ruud, Managing Broker - Domain Realty
Nov 14, 2017 • 34 min
November 14, 2017 - Episode 115 finds the podcast back in Lee County, Florida. Adam Ruud, Managing Broker of Domain Realty shares his story, including how a visit to relax in Bonita Springs while waiting for a job opportunity in Chicago suddenly changed…
114 - Jacy Riedmann, VP - Amoura Productions
Nov 7, 2017 • 34 min
November 7, 2017 Episode 114 brings the travels and stories of one of the most interesting guests on the podcast. Jacy Riedmann, Vice President at Amoura Productions shares her journey (literally) from high school nerd to thirty-something nerd. From South…
113 - Jason Frazier, Chief Information Officer - Mason McDuffie Mortgage Corporation
Oct 31, 2017 • 46 min
Episode 113 - Join Jason Frazier - CIO, Mason McDuffie Mortgage Corporation (also known as the @RealEstateCIO) as he shares his unique journey to the world of real estate. An early pivot took Jason from an interest in law enforcement to the world of…
112 - Heather Wightman, Treasure My Home Team - Keller Williams Elite
Oct 24, 2017 • 26 min
October 24th, 2017 - In Episode 112, the podcast heads south to Lee County. Heather Wightman, founder of the Treasure My Home team with Keller Williams Elite, shares her story. A native Floridian, Heather knows a lot about the development of the South…
111 - Tracy Freeman, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Maplewood
Oct 17, 2017 • 36 min
October 17th, 2017 - Episode 111 finds the podcast back with another Coldwell Banker star and also back in The Garden State, New Jersey. I met Tracy Freeman in person at the Realtor.com Results Summit in Las Vegas. It was another IRL meeting of someone I…
110 - Anand Patel, President, NextHome Discovery and Owner, Pangea Development Group
Oct 10, 2017 • 33 min
October 10, 2017 - Episode 110 brings the podcast back to the Florida Gulf Coast, and our guest wears many hats. Anand Patel owns a real estate development group, a commercial brokerage and a residential brokerage, NextHome Discovery. Anand describes his…
109 - Matthew Shadbolt, Chief Product and Marketing Officer, Inman News
Oct 3, 2017 • 46 min
October 3rd, 2017 – Episode 109 features a gentleman known throughout the real estate world for multiple reasons. Matthew Shadbolt was first known as the Director of Marketing with The Corcoran Group and then, Director of Real Estate Products for the New…
108 - Marci James, Director Industry Outreach, Realtor.com
Sep 26, 2017 • 25 min
September 26, 2017 - Episode 108 features Marci James, Director Industry Outreach at REALTOR.com as she details her journey from Missouri State to Florida and finally to Denver. Marci now handles social outreach for all of the real estate products at…
107 - Teresa Boardman, Boardman Realty
Sep 19, 2017 • 28 min
I have followed the work of Teresa Boardman since 2008. Her blog, StPaulRealEstateBlog.com, has been on the internet since 2005, and Teresa is one of the pioneers of blogging about her community as a way to establish credibility and be found online. A…
106 - Leslie Ebersole, The BRIX Group, Baird & Warner
Sep 12, 2017 • 41 min
September 12, 2017 - In Episode 106, Leslie Ebersole of The BRIX Group, delivers her story, detailing her journey from corporate America to the real estate industry. Passionate about the consumer experience, Leslie shares valuable advice for REALTORS of…
105 - Sam DeBord, Seattle Homes Group - Coldwell Banker Danforth
Sep 5, 2017 • 36 min
Episode 105 brings Sam DeBord, broker, author, and strategist to The Real Estate Sessions Podcast. Sam’s journey started in technology consulting, eventually delivering him to the word of lending and real estate. Sam volunteers at the local, state and…
104 - Andrea Geller, Coldwell Banker Residential
Aug 29, 2017 • 39 min
Episode 104 brings Andrea Geller of Coldwell Banker Residential in Chicago, Illinois to the podcast. Andrea shares her journey from the the world of retail to her introduction to real estate. A proud native of Chicago, Andrea is deeply involved in the…
103 - Monica Monson, Monson Luxury Group - Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty
Aug 22, 2017 • 27 min
Episode 103 - Monica Monson, one of the Scottsdale’s top REALTORS, shares her journey from communications/PR to the world of luxury real estate in Scottsdale Arizona. She also embraced social media and technology early in her career. Listen in as she…
102 - Carl Carter, Jr - BeverlyCarterFoundation.org
Aug 15, 2017 • 37 min
August 15, 2017 - Carl Carter, Jr founded the Beverly Carter Foundation, a non-profit with a mission to create a lasting, substantive, positive impact on safety that every agent needs and deserves. This includes: Educational resources Instructor led…
101, Lindsay Listanski, Senior Manager Media Engagement at Coldwell Banker
Aug 8, 2017 • 35 min
August 8, 2017 - Episode 101 features Lindsay Listanski, Senior Manager Media Engagement at Coldwell Banker. Lindsay has progressed rapidly down the path to a leadership position for one of the largest worldwide real estate brands. In this episode, we…
100 - Martha Thorn, The Thorn Collection Coldwell Banker Residential
Aug 1, 2017 • 20 min
Episode 100 - August 1, 2017 Martha Thorn is one of the top agents in the greater Tampa Bay area and is also on the Wall Street Journal’s list of the Top 250 Agents in the World. Martha shares her story, including her early love of entrepreneurship.
TRES Rewind - Katie Lance, Katie Lance Consulting (Episode 3, August 18, 2015)
Jul 25, 2017 • 46 min
Episode 3 from 8/18/15 features Katie Lance, CEO and Founder of Katie Lance Consulting.
TRES Rewind - Laura Monroe (Episode 4, August 25, 2015)
Jul 18, 2017 • 39 min
TRES Rewind features Laura Monroe from August 25, 2017. As Laura prepares for a new venture, we take a look back at Laura’s story and her route to the real estate world.
TRES Rewind - Bill Lublin, CEO Century 21 Advantage Gold
Jul 11, 2017 • 39 min
In this TRES Rewind, we revisit Bill Lublin, gentleman, and man about town, co-creator of E-PRO and emcee for many NAR TechEdge events, including the Tampa event on July 19th. Check out NARTechEdge.com for more details. Enjoy Bill’s episode from October…
TRES Rewind - Sean Carpenter, Coldwell Banker (Episode 5 from September 1, 2015)
Jul 4, 2017 • 40 min
Enjoy Sean Carpenter on this TRES REWIND from September 2015 as he lays out the details of his philosophy: build relationships, solve problems and have fun.
TRES Rewind - Jay Thompson, Zillow Group (Episode 1 from July 31st, 2015)
Jun 27, 2017 • 37 min
As we head towards Episode 100, I want to revisit some important episodes from the past. Enjoy Episode 1 with Jay Thompson - Zillow Group from July 2015.
99 - Tara Christianson, Technology & Training Director - Century 21 Redwood Realty
Jun 20, 2017 • 28 min
June 20, 2017 - Episode 99 takes us back “down under” as we visit with world traveler Tara Christianson in Brisbane, Australia. Tara is a writer, speaker and works with the team at Century 21 Redwood Realty. Check out Tara’s journey to the real estate…
98 - Billy Ekofo, Director of Leads Management - Century 21 Redwood
Jun 13, 2017 • 42 min
June 13, 2017 - Last summer at Inman Connect San Francisco, I was in the audience when Billy Ekofo delivered a great presentation that included the phrase “leads are people.” In Episode 98, we talk about that concept and the special thing that happened in…
97 - Raj Qsar, Owner - The Boutique Real Estate Group
Jun 6, 2017 • 41 min
June 6th, 2017 - Raj Qsar, owner/principal of The Boutique Real Estate Group in Orange County, California shares his unique journey into the real estate profession. Unique is an appropriate term, as no other guest has traveled the path Raj details. I…
96 - Laurie Weston Davis, CEO/Co-Owner Better Homes and Garden Real Estate, Lifestyle Property Partners
May 30, 2017 • 36 min
Episode 96 takes us back to North Carolina. More specifically, Pinehurst North Carolina. Golf fans reading this know all about Pinehurst No 2. Our guest also knows all about Pinehurst and a whole lot about technology/social in real estate. Laurie Weston…
95 - Richard Silver - The Torontoism Team, Sotheby’s International Realty
May 23, 2017 • 33 min
Episode 95 features Richard Silver, founder of The Torontoism Team with Sotheby’s International Realty. Richard has nearly 4 decades in the business, and we chat at length about the importance of keeping current and always learning. Richard also shares…
94 - Elizabeth Newlin, Realty ONE Group
May 16, 2017 • 32 min
May 16, 2017 - Episode 94 features my favorite writer in real estate. Elizabeth Newlin uses her college education every day. Whether it’s a post on RealEstateTangent.com or it’s a comment on Facebook, her creative writing degree from the U of A is on…
93 - Heather Elias, VP Marketing, Century 21 Redwood
May 9, 2017 • 33 min
May 9, 2917 - Episode 93 takes us to the East Coast and the land of the Terps. One of the first real estate blogs I followed with my Google Reader was LocoMusings.com. Heather Elias of Century 21 Redwood and formerly with NAR, penned this look at the…
92 - Ginger Wilcox, Sindeo
May 2, 2017 • 30 min
May 2, 2017 - Episode 92 takes us back to the Bay Area, (San Francisco, that is) where many guests on The Real Estate Sessions can be found. Listen in as Ginger Wilcox, Chief Marketing and Industry Officer with Sindeo shares her story, including growing…
91 - Bobby Carroll, “Sales Guy” Dakno Marketing
Apr 25, 2017 • 30 min
Episode 91 signifies our return to North Carolina to chat with Bobby Carroll, Sales Guy with Dakno Marketing. Having followed Bobby for nearly 10 years, he is much more than the Sales Guy. Bobby has a ton of knowledge to share on owning a niche and…
90 - Reggie Nicolay, VP of Marketing - RPR
Apr 18, 2017 • 32 min
For Episode 90, we get to talk data and technology. Oh yeah, and we do discuss how a ferret can help you find a wife. You’ll have to listen to figure out how. Reggie Nicolay, VP of Marketing for Realtor Property Resource is our guest. Join us as Reggie…
89 - Kendyl Young, DIGGS
Apr 11, 2017 • 34 min
For Episode 89, we journey to The Golden State and visit with Kendyl Young, Owner/Broker of DIGGS. She is also known as “boss lady and listing specialist.” DIGGS has a cool vibe, and Kendyl lets us in on the philosophy that guides the brokerage and the…
88 - Chris Cobb, Cobb Realty
Apr 4, 2017 • 28 min
In Episode 88, Chris Cobb of Cobb Realty joins the podcast to share his story that includes a stop in the Air Force before becoming a REALTOR. Discipline combined with hustle is a powerful combination and Chris exudes it. Chris is also committed to giving…
87 - Michael Thorne, RE/MAX Little Oak Realty
Mar 28, 2017 • 51 min
For Episode 87, we head to beautiful British Columbia to visit with Michael Thorne of RE/MAX Little Oak Realty. Michael’s story is not common. He knew he wanted to be in real estate at age 15. Really. This passion, combined with the advent of technologies…
86 - Anthony Malafronte, Florida Executive Realty
Mar 21, 2017 • 44 min
Episode 86 keeps us in Florida as Anthony Malafronte of Florida Executive Realty and the My Tampa Agent team shares his story. From teaching autistic children in Connecticut to Corporate Sales to Florida Real Estate, Anthony details his journey. I met…
85, Sue “Pinky” Benson, RE/MAX Dream
Mar 14, 2017 • 28 min
We head south to Naples Florida for Episode 85 of The Real Estate Sessions podcast. Our guest, Sue Benson, or “Pinky” to many, is doing some great branding work via video across many different platforms. While it has been the year of video for the last…
84, Louise Phillips Forbes, Halstead Property
Mar 7, 2017 • 33 min
Episode 84 takes us back to The Big Apple as New York City Power Broker Louise Phillips Forbes shares her story on The Real Estate Sessions. With career sales totaling over $2.5 billion, Louise works with buyers, sellers, and developers all across…
83 - Shar Rundio, Realty Executives
Feb 28, 2017 • 31 min
We venture back to The Valley of the Sun for episode 83 as we visit with Shar Rundio of Realty Executives. Shar works an amazing social game on Facebook, connecting and building relationships. The end result of this engagement is a lot of happy clients…
82 - Alex Wang, Sereno Group
Feb 21, 2017 • 35 min
Episode 82 takes us to the Silicon Valley where we chat with Alex Wang of The Sereno Group. Alex embraces technology and “evangelizes” for his customers, bringing a passion for negotiating and service to his buyers and sellers. Enjoy Alex’s story and be…
81 - Shane Hollenback, Nova Home Loans
Feb 14, 2017 • 31 min
I have been neglecting lenders (inadvertently, I may add) from The Real Estate Sessions lineup. I start correcting that with Episode 81 and my guest Shane Hollenback from Nova Home Loans in Gilbert, Arizona. Shane and I met via Twitter, one of many online…
80 - Eric Larkin, RE/MAX Solutions
Feb 7, 2017 • 27 min
Episode 80 brings us to my new home state of Florida. Eric Larkin of RE/MAX Solutions in Cocoa Beach joins the crew to discuss his journey to the industry. Eric also discusses how he discovered live video and how he uses it in his business. Find him on…
79 - Molly McKinley, Adwerx
Jan 31, 2017 • 32 min
Episode 79 takes us back to Durham, North Carolina and the Adwerx crew. Jed Carlson was our guest for Episode 10 and I am delighted to chat with Molly McKinley for #79! Molly brings an interesting background to corporate marketing for a start up (if…
78 - St. Petersburg Adventure Update
Jan 24, 2017 • 14 min
No guest this week as I update listeners on our St. Petersburg adventure wth Fidelity National Title. On a personal and a professional level, there is a lot going on for Cindy and I as we settle in and familiarize ourselves with the West Coast of Florida
77 - Eric Gibbs, Coldwell Banker Residential
Jan 17, 2017 • 27 min
In Episode 77, I welcome Immediate Past President of the Tucson Association of REALTORS, Eric Gibbs, to the podcast. Eric is very active at the local, state and national levels in real estate. A military veteran, Eric explains how service to the country…
76 - Lisa Tyler - Fidelity National Financial, National Escrow Administrator
Jan 10, 2017 • 35 min
In Episode 76, we take a look behind the scenes in the world of title and escrow. Lisa Tyler, National Escrow Administrator for FNF, is responsible for training and oversight of over 5600 escrow professionals under the FNF umbrella. Lisa details her start…
75 - The Annual Review Episode with Bill Risser
Jan 3, 2017 • 8 min
Since I did this last New Years, it is officially now a tradition! No guest, just me! I briefly chat about 2016, 2017 and a couple changes in my life that will affect the podcast. Thank you for your continued support of The Real Estate Sessions and…
74 - Bart Haiduk, Broker, Haiduk Realty Experience
Dec 27, 2016 • 27 min
In Episode 74, I visit with Bart Haiduk, Owner and Designated Broker of Haiduk Realty Experience. I’ve known Bart for 5 years or so, and he has always impressed me with his desire to learn and more importantly, implement the strategies that fit his…
73 - Italina Kirknis, Leverage LinkedIn
Dec 20, 2016 • 32 min
Episode 73 features Italina Kirknis, an online presence expert and specialist in leveraging LinkedIn for business. Italina’s story includes competitive tennis, law school, and the discovery of her passion for teaching and coaching.
72 - Scott Drucker, General Counsel, Arizona Association of REALTORS
Dec 13, 2016 • 26 min
In Episode 72, Scott Drucker, General Counsel of the Arizona Association of REALTORS drops by the podcast to chat about his role with AAR and the road that led to Phoenix. A Baltimore native and passionate sports fan, Scott shares his early work with Cal…
71 - Jim Walberg, Pacific Union - Christie’s International Real Estate
Dec 6, 2016 • 39 min
Episode 71 shares the amazing story of Jim Walberg to the Real Estate Sessions Podcast. From Redondo Beach surfer to sailor of the Caribbean, Jim’s story is filled with cool twists and turns. Jim has built an impressive operation in the Bay Area,…
70 - Rebecca Grossman, CEO Scottsdale Area Association of REALTORS
Nov 29, 2016 • 33 min
In Episode 70, Rebecca Grossman joins the line-up of CEO’s that have shared their stories on The Real Estate Sessions podcast. As CEO of the Scottsdale Area Association of REALTORS and its 8000+ members, Rebecca found a few minutes to spend with us and…
69 - Debra Trappen, Founder of d11
Nov 22, 2016 • 41 min
Episode 69 features Debra Trappen, founder of d11. She provides personal development and inspiration to small business owners and entrepreneurs. Debra accomplishes this through keynotes, presentations, and coaching. Buckle up for a high energy episode of…
68 - Beth Adams, Realty One Group Mountain Desert
Nov 15, 2016 • 28 min
Episode 68 features Arizona native Beth Adams of The Adams Group at Realty One Group Desert Mountain. Beth and her husband, James, work the Verde Valley area of Central Arizona. This includes communities like Camp Verde, Cottonwood, and Sedona. A talented…
67 - Valerie Garcia, RE/MAX Integra
Nov 8, 2016 • 39 min
Episode 67 takes us north of the border as Valerie Garcia, Director of Training for RE/MAX Integra, joins The Real Estate Sessions Podcast lineup. Valerie’s travels have taken her from Eastern Europe to Australia. Passionate about training, Valerie shares…
66 - Mariesa Arthur, DPR Realty
Nov 1, 2016 • 43 min
In Episode 66, we visit with Mariesa Arthur, creator of the Career Agent Division at DPR Realty. DPR Realty has nearly 1200 agents all across the Valley of the Sun. Mariesa shares her story from brand new agent over 20 years ago to her current position as…
65 - Stefanie Sersland, Coldwell Banker Real Estate Professionals
Oct 25, 2016 • 32 min
We head to Iowa City, Iowa for Episode 65 of The Real Estate Sessions Podcast. Stefanie Sersland, Broker and Principal, guides us through her journey from North East Iowa to Iowa City and the Coldwell Banker team. Stefanie is committed to helping her…
64 - Gary Nelson, Realty Executives Flagstaff
Oct 18, 2016 • 28 min
Episode 64 takes us back to Flagstaff as we explore Northern Arizona with Gary Nelson of Realty Executives Flagstaff. I had the pleasure of meeting Gary at an establishment in Scottsdale a few years ago and since then have worked on the AAR State…
63 - Stacie Staub, Live Urban Real Estate
Oct 11, 2016 • 27 min
In Episode 63, we head to Mile High Denver, Colorado to check out what’s going on with Stacie Staub and Live Urban Real Estate. Stacie is one of the few in the country that runs the marketing for a brokerage of 80+ agents while actively helping her…
62 - Sarah Kirsch Richardson, Broker/Owner Tru Realty
Oct 4, 2016 • 26 min
In Episode 62, we visit with Sarah Kirsch Richardson, Owner and Designated Broker of Tru Realty in Scottsdale Arizona. Sarah began her career in real estate working commercial deals, but soon realized she had a passion for residential real estate. Sarah…
60 - Bob Nathan, Engel & Volkers Scottsdale
Sep 20, 2016 • 25 min
In Episode 60, we take a walk down memory lane in terms of the development of luxury communities in North Scottsdale. Bob Nathan was part of the group that developed DC Ranch, Silverleaf, and Forest Highlands, to name a few. Join us as Bob shares his…
59 - Marguerite Giguere, Windermere Professional Partners
Sep 13, 2016 • 35 min
Episode 59 brings the musings of Marguerite Giguere, founder of GetRealTacoma.com and MovetoTacoma.com. Marguerite is with Windermere Professional Partners, in you guessed it, Tacoma, Washington. Smart, opinionated, and innovative come to mind when asked…
58 - Phil Sexton, The Sibbach Team
Sep 6, 2016 • 40 min
Episode 58 delivers young, smart and funny. Phil Sexton, Chief Marketing Dude for The Sibbach Group, shares his story on The Real Estate Sessions podcast. In the business for over 10 years, Phil is a student of marketing, technology and finding the best…
57 - Bret Calltharp, Director of Talent Attraction, Better Homes and Garden Real Estate
Aug 30, 2016 • 39 min
In Episode 57, we visit with Bret Calltharp of BHGRE in New Jersey. Bret is Director of Talent Attraction and he explains that title to us and more. After following his dream of being a rock star to South Florida, Bret discovers the world of real estate…
56 - Brian Culhane, Co-Founder EXP Realty and CEO of THe Culhane Group
Aug 23, 2016 • 25 min
In Episode 56, Brian Culhane of EXP Realty talks about the formation of EXP Realty, the direction he sees the industry headed, and key skills agents need in today’s digital world.
55 - Anne Jones, Windemere Real Estate
Aug 16, 2016 • 32 min
Guests from the Pacific Northwest are becoming a thing on The Real Estate Sessions! In Episode 55, Anne Jones of Windemere Real Estate in Tacoma, Washington joins the cast. A huge proponent of video in her marketing, Anne shares how she got started and…
54 - Sandra Wilken , Engel and Volkers Scottsdale
Aug 9, 2016 • 31 min
In Episode 54, Sandra Wilken, owner of the Engel & Volkers Scottsdale office, shares her 39-year journey in real estate. Sandra worked with the developers of both The Phoenician and Gainey Ranch. Her experience with developers and luxury home buyers gives…
53 - Lisa Archer, CEO of Live Love Homes
Aug 2, 2016 • 35 min
In episode 53, we visit with Lisa Archer of Charlotte, North Carolina and CEO of Live Love Homes. Lisa has a great story to share. Starting in the business about 12 years ago as her dad’s assistant, the roles are now reversed as Lisa’s dad handles the…
52 - Janet Kane, CEO of the Southeast Valley Regional Association of REALTORS
Jul 26, 2016 • 24 min
In Episode 52, Janet Kane, CEO of SEVRAR, sits down in front of The Real Estate Sessions mic. Janet shares her path to the desert from the Pacific Northwest, details challenges facing one of the largest associations in the country, and proudly shares ways…
51 - Dustin Brohm, SearchSaltLake.com
Jul 19, 2016 • 33 min
In Episode 51, we head to Salt Lake City and visit with Dustin Brohm of Equity Real Estate and founder of SearchSaltLake.com. Dustin has been recognized as an authority on Snapchat for Real Estate. He has articles published at both Inman.com and…
50 - Bill Risser, Chicago Title Agency, Arizona
Jul 12, 2016 • 41 min
The table (or Mics ) are turned for Episode 50 as Holly Mabery, Episode 2 guest on The Real Estate Sessions interviews Bill Risser. Bill shares his story detailing his journey from the San Diego Padres to Chicago Title, and shares his insights on the…
49 - Ryan Servatius, Shore Sotheby’s International Realty
Jul 5, 2016 • 29 min
In Episode 49, we talk with Ryan Servatius, a second home/resort specialist along the Southwestern Michigan shore of Big Blue, or Lake Michigan for the rest of us. A lifelong resident, Ryan shares how his passion for the area has translated into a…
48 - Nick Krautter, Owner of SellPDX.com Team at Keller Williams Realty Portland Central
Jun 28, 2016 • 34 min
Episode 48 features Nick Krautter, owner and founder of the SellPDX.com team in Portland Oregon. Nick is also author of the award-winning The Golden Handoff - How to buy and sell a Real Estate Agen’s Business. Nick has a unique path to the world of real…
47 - Jay Macklin, Owner/DB at RE/MAX Platinum Living
Jun 21, 2016 • 30 min
Episode 47 features one of the power brokers in the North Scottsdale area, Jay Macklin. Jay details his path to Arizona from the midwest, and how he successfully learned the skills necessary to open his own brokerage and coach other REALTORS so they can…
46 - Ryan Bokros, Managing Director at Bamboo Realty
Jun 14, 2016 • 41 min
We head to the Lone Star state, more specifically Houston for Episode 46 of The Real Estate Sessions. Ryan Bokros, Managing Director at Bamboo Realty talks technology, teamwork and trends in the industry. One of my favorite quotes from Ryan is “Its never…
45, Greg Slaughter - We All Win Solutions
Jun 7, 2016 • 33 min
In Episode 45, Greg Slaughter of We All Win Solutions, joins us to talk about real estate investing. Greg has pursued investing full time since 2002, but he tried to get into the game as an 18-year-old in Tucson Arizona. Greg tells that story and shares…
44 - Nicole Nicolay, J. Rockcliff Realtors
May 31, 2016 • 36 min
In Episode 44, Nicole Nicolay of J. Rockcliff Realtors details her journey from elementary school teacher to Rock Star of the marketing/technology/presentation world at the beginning of the social media/tech explosion in real estate. Listen in as Nicole…
43 - Matt Consalvo, CEO - ARMLS
May 24, 2016 • 34 min
The Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service (ARMLS), is one of the ten largest MLS’s in the country. In Episode 43, CEO Matt Consalvo takes time out of his busy schedule to share his story as well as his vision of the future for ARMLS.
42 - Michael Meier, Meier International
May 17, 2016 • 38 min
We head to the Big Apple for Episode 42 of The Real Estate Sessions. Michael Meier, founder of Meier International, a boutique real estate brokerage in Manhattan, shares his story on the podcast. From door to door copier salesman to luxury real estate…
41 - Michelle Lind, CEO of Arizona Association of REALTORS
May 10, 2016 • 29 min
On Episode 41, Michelle Lind shares her story, detailing how she became interested in law as a career and the eventual transition to real estate law. As CEO of the largest trade association in Arizona, Michelle discusses the value AAR brings to not only…
40 - Suzanne Roy, Director of Social Media & Industry Outreach at Move, Inc.
May 3, 2016 • 44 min
Suzanne Roy, Director of Social Media & Industry Outreach atMove, Inc (REALTOR.com), takes the mic for Episode 40 of TheRealEstate Sessions. Suzanne’s story starts in Canada with stopsinEngland, Florida and eventually, Northern California where shenow…
39 - Dale Chumbley, Real Living - The Real Estate Group
Apr 26, 2016 • 50 min
Dale Chumbley is part of the original RE.net. Dale was trying to figure out how to build relationships with MySpace until Facebook came along. A native of Vancouver, WA, Dale worked the “365 Things to do” strategy to perfection in 2010 on Facebook. Dale…
38 - D. Patrick Lewis, Realty Executives
Apr 19, 2016 • 34 min
Patrick is wholly committed to volunteerism. He has served as Chairman of the Board at the Scottsdale Are Association of REALTORS and is currently the Treasurer for the Arizona Association of REALTORS. He is in line for the Presidency of AAR in 2019. A…
37 - Jeff Sibbach, Realty One Group
Apr 12, 2016 • 36 min
Long overdue, Jeff takes the mic and does not hold back as he discusses the current state of affairs in residential real estate in Episode 37 of The Real Estate Sessions podcast. An early adopter of internet lead generation, Jeff and his team excel at…
36 - Josh Coleman, My Home Group Realty
Apr 5, 2016 • 31 min
In Episode 36 of The Real Estate Sessions, we visit with Josh Coleman of My Home Group Realty. Josh has built a successful team in a relatively short time frame, and he is now working on adding coaching to his repertoire. Focused and passionate, listen in…
35 - Bill Risser - A Survivor’s Story
Mar 29, 2016 • 23 min
There is no guest this week. March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month, so I am telling my survivor story. It’s a story that could have gone completely different if not for a doctor that insisted I get my routine screening. Colon cancer is the only cancer…
34 - Leigh Brown, Owner/Broker RE/MAX Executive
Mar 22, 2016 • 34 min
Leigh Brown, author of Outrageous Authenticity, joins the line-up at The Real Estate Sessions podcast. Leigh is in high demand on the real estate speaker circuit, and she squeezed in a few minutes for us at a Sky Club in Iowa between engagements. Always…
33 - Irene Catsibris Clary - Founder, Catclar Investments
Mar 15, 2016 • 33 min
In Episode 33, Irene Catsibris Clary, founder of Catclar Investments, joins the roster of industry leaders on The Real Estate Sessons podcast. Irene runs a real estate development company. As a woman in a heavily male-dominated field, Irene has…
32 - Chris Smith, Curaytor and Author of The Conversion Code
Mar 8, 2016 • 32 min
Chris Smith, co-founder of Curaytor and author of the just released The Conversion Code, joins us to share the story of his journey. Chris combines a love of technology with proven sales techniques. The results are impressive.
31 - Carli Hill, Russ Lyon - Sotheby’s International Realty
Mar 1, 2016 • 26 min
Episode 31 features an up and coming Industry Leader, Carli Hill. I met Carli a little over 3 years ago when she was just getting started. Full of passion and drive, she is growing every year and heavily involved in the Scottsdale chapter of the Women’s…
30 - Roger Banning, RE/MAX Excalibur
Feb 23, 2016 • 23 min
Roger Banning is the rare REALTOR that chose this profession right out of college. Discover the path Roger followed from Alaska to ASU to RE/MAX Excalibur. The Real Estate Sessions returns to Arizona for this episode.
29 - Michelle Korsmo, CEO - American Land Title Association
Feb 16, 2016 • 38 min
A true industry leader, Michelle Korsmo, CEO of ALTA, joins The Real Estate Sessions podcast to share her journey from Bismarck North Dakota to Washington DC.
28 - Mike Mueller, AreWeConnected.com
Feb 9, 2016 • 37 min
Mike Mueller, founder of AreWeConnected.com, has the microphone turned his way in Episode 28. Mike co-hosts with Ken Cook, Social Media Edge, a weekly show that airs at 11am EST/8am/PST at www.blogtalkradio.com/smedge…
27 - Mary Roberts, Realty Executives
Feb 2, 2016 • 23 min
For Episode 27, we head back north in the Grand Canyon State. Lake Havasu City, famous for the London Bridge and Spring Break festivities, is the destination. We selected one of the areas top REALTORS, Mary Roberts of Realty Executives. A second…
26 - Bob Hertzog, Summit Home Consultants
Jan 26, 2016 • 25 min
Bob has real estate in his blood as he is a third generation Arizona REALTOR. After starting in the land acquisition side of the business, Bob pivoted to residential, specifically short sales, in 2007. Check out the rest of his story in this episode.
25 - Stacey Harmon, Harmon Enterprises
Jan 19, 2016 • 30 min
Stacey Harmon, founder of Harmon Enterprises, shares her story, detailing her journey.
24 - Jeff Chalmers, Branch Manager/V.P. of Productivity - Ross Mortgage
Jan 12, 2016 • 40 min
The irrepressible, Massachusetts-born Jeff Chalmers joins the Real Estate Sessions for Episode 24. Jeff has been in lending for 25 years, yet is not the typical lender. With a closing background, he brings a uniques perspective to the cinsumer experience.…
23 - A Very Special Episode
Jan 5, 2016 • 14 min
Episode 23 has no guests. Instead, I talk about the idea behind the podcast, how it is produced and take a look back on the first 5 months and 22 episodes.
22 - Barb Freestone, Sr. Vice President Professional and Business Development - AAR
Dec 29, 2015 • 33 min
Known as the Queen of GRI, Barb Freestone had been helping REALTORS in Arizona for over 30 years. Find out why education is so important in the real estate industry as Barb shares her story.
21 - Chris Karas, Russ Lyon - Sotheby’s International Realty
Dec 22, 2015 • 28 min
Chris Karas joins The Real Estate Sessions pdcast and shares his experiences in the Luxury Market in the Valley of the Sun.
20 - Steve Redmond, Long Realty Company
Dec 15, 2015 • 27 min
Our first podcast from Southern Arizona, Tucson to be more specific, is with Steve Redmond of Long Realty Company. Steve is heavily involved at the local and state levels and brought REBarCamp to Tucson.
19 - Amy Swaney, Citywide Home Loans
Dec 8, 2015 • 41 min
Amy shares her start in the industry, her passion for advocacy, and the importance of education.
18 - Jim Sexton, Realty One Group
Dec 1, 2015 • 32 min
Jim Sexton, 2015 Arizona Association of REALTORS President, joins us on The Real Estate Sessions Podcast. Jim has been in the industry since the mid 70’s and his journey is interesting and complex.
17 - Kerry Melcher, ARMLS
Nov 24, 2015 • 25 min
Kerry Melcher, an Arizona native and community advocate, tells us how she got into the real estate industry and what she is up to at ARMLS.
16 - Paula Monthofer, High Peaks Real Estate
Nov 17, 2015 • 24 min
Paula Monthofer of Flagstaff shares how she discovered Northern Arizona, and why she loves to educate fellow REALTORS.
15 - Eric Simon and Wes Pinkston, TheBrokeAgent.com
Nov 10, 2015 • 29 min
Eric and Wes, creators of TheBrokeAgent.com, explain how they came up with the idea and why agents need a little comic relief in their lives.
14 - Evan Fuchs, Bullhead Laughlin Realty
Nov 3, 2015 • 35 min
Evan Fuchs, 2014 AAR President, shares his journey in real estate and explains why volunteerism is critical to the success of REALTORS.
13 - Bill Lublin, CEO Century 21 Advantage Gold
Oct 27, 2015 • 38 min
Bill shares his journey through 40 years of real estate and talks about challenges facing today’s REALTOR.
12 - Gene Urban
Oct 21, 2015 • 33 min
Although recently retired from transactional real estate, Gene has an abundance of knowledge that can help both veterans and rookies!
11 - Peter Brewer
Oct 13, 2015 • 37 min
A quick chat wth That Peter Brewer. Peter has over 30 years in the industry in Australia and brings a unique take to the social/digital discussion.
10 - Jed Carlson, CEO of Adwerx
Oct 6, 2015 • 34 min
Jed Carlson, CEO of Adwerx and co-founder of ReverbNation, talks about advertising and branding in the real estate space.
9 - Nick Bastian, Realty Executives
Sep 29, 2015 • 30 min
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8 - Nobu Hata, Director of Member Engagement - National Association of REALTORS
Sep 22, 2015 • 32 min
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7 - Jeff Turner, RealSatisfied
Sep 15, 2015 • 41 min
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6 - Jason & Kala Laos, JK Realty - Gilbert Arizona
Sep 8, 2015 • 18 min
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5 - Sean Carpenter - Director of Agent Development, Ohio NRT Companies - Coldwell Banker
Sep 1, 2015 • 39 min
Sean shares his philosophies on helping new and experienced agents build relationships, solve problems and have fun!
4 - Laura Monroe - Director of Marketing at RealSatisfied
Aug 25, 2015 • 38 min
Laura shares her journey in real estate and her passion for marketing.
3 - Katie Lance, Katie Lance Consulting
Aug 18, 2015 • 45 min
Join Katie as she shares how she got started in the industry, her time at Inman, and how she started her consulting company…
2 - Holly Mabery, Realty One Group Mountain Desert
Aug 11, 2015 • 38 min
Holly shares her thoughts on education, getting involved, agents knowing their value and a certain Scottish wind instrument on this episode.
1 - Jay Thompson, Zillow Group
Jul 31, 2015 • 36 min
We talk to Jay Thompson about his start in the real estate industry, PhoenixRealEstateGuy.com, and his transition to Zillow.