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Real Estate Success Rocks | Top Producing Agents Who Value Excellence, Personal & Professional Growth

I'm Patrick Lilly, the founder of Real Estate Success Rocks, an organization devoted towards assisting you in fulfilling your dreams in business and in life. We've partnered with REV, a select group of top producing agents, to bring you the best content in our industry specifying what works in today's market place and what does not, how you can grow your business on your terms, and be inspired to do more with your life. So what does success mean to you? And how do you create a meaningful life and business? For some it may be becoming the #1 agent in your market, for others it might be spending less time at work without comprising service or profit, or possibly it involves your personal or professional legacy. Through our podcasts we will explore relevant topics that inform, clarify and inspire while providing concrete tools and actions to achieve your unique goals. Our aim is to align your personal and professional lives to be in harmony, promoting true success and ultimately, true happiness.
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Now displaying: January, 2019
Jan 29, 2019

For three decades, Louise Phillips Forbes has been an industry leader in New York City’s residential real estate market. With career sales exceeding $3.5 billion, she is considered one of the elite Power Brokers in Manhattan. A multi-time winner of Halstead Real Estate’s esteemed Broker-of-the-Year award, Louise has also been acknowledged many times as the
#1 listing broker companywide and currently leads the firm’s #1 sales team. She has developed a significant following among developers, buyers, and sellers throughout Manhattan. From the Upper West Side and Upper East Side to the West Village, Tribeca and Wall Street, she proudly serves prominent New Yorkers.

REAL Trends named Louise as one of “America’s Best Real Estate Agents,” their greatly esteemed ranking report, and they consistently list her among their annual “Real Estate Top 250,” which recognizes top real estate brokers and teams throughout the country. Louise has also been featured in Avenue Magazine’s annual “Influential Women of New York” and had cover-story honors for House New York and Mann Report Residential magazines. Additionally, she is frequently quoted in real estate articles for The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Real Deal, Real Estate Weekly, and many other notable publications and blogs. She has also appeared on regional TV shows nationwide to comment on local real estate issues while representing the national real estate perspective and is a regular contributor to Ignite Now Media’s weekly TV series, “The American Dream.”

When she is not racing around the congested streets of Manhattan negotiating deals, you will find Louise spinning at her local SoulCycle, where she gets her groove on to the beats of celebrity instructors (and friends) like Stacey Griffith, or surfing in Montauk with her family.

In today's episode, we discuss how changes in tax law will affect real estate professionals and those looking to buy or sell a property.

In this episode, you'll learn..

  • Changes in Tax Laws
  • Lower Caps on deductibles
  • Second homes as income producing properties
  • Establishing LLC's
  • Interest Rates Rising
  • More Creative Lending

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Jan 22, 2019

Rich “Coach” Fino currently serves as Director of Agent Success for Long & Foster General Brokerage. In this role, he collaborates on the creating and delivering of Specialty Classes, company leadership development and heads up Long & Foster’s Leverage program. Leverage is a program designed to help top agents get to their next of level. For some, it is building a team. For others, it is selling their business or acquiring another agent’s business.

Prior to his role with Long & Foster, he achieved success as a:

  • High producing agent selling in the top 10% of his entire MLS
  • Team leader for his sales team
  • Office Manager leading his office to the #1 in market share in the county
  • Leadership and business coach with multiple clients nationwide

Coach has trained and/or coached thousands of agents and business professionals nationwide. Prior to real estate Coach held predominate roles in HR for companies including AT&T, EarthLink, and Target.

Coach received his bachelor’s degree from Shippensburg University. He is married with 3 children and lives in Harrisburg PA.

In today's episode, we discuss the next chapter of your career, including the sale of your business and retirement. 

In this episode, you'll learn..

  • Every day for the next 20 years 10,000 Americans will turn 65. Many of them will begin to focus on the next chapter, which will include retirement.
  • The RE industry as a whole has done a poor job in preparing our agents for retirement.
  • Selling of an agent’s book of business.
  • The process as a whole, from both the retiring and acquiring agents perspective.

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Jan 15, 2019

Janie Coffey leverages almost three decades of experience in real estate, construction and development to expertly serve both residential and commercial buyers and sellers. Janie ranks in the top 250 agents in Florida, as currently identified by Real Trends and the Wall Street Journal. She has been named among the Top 100 Most Influential People in Real Estate by Inman News, was ranked as a top-ten agent in Northeast Florida by the Jacksonville Business Journal, and was the number one agent during her tenure at First Coast Sotheby’s International Realty.

In today's episode, we'll explore the process of starting again, either in a new market, price point, or with a new firm.

In this episode, you'll learn..

  • Moving to a new market
  • Expired listing campaign
  • Holding open houses for other brokers
  • Mindset
  • Changing Firms

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Jan 8, 2019

Jere Metcalf is a leading Atlanta real estate broker who offers unparalleled access, creative marketing concepts and broad market knowledge to her luxury residential client-base.  Jere is consistently a top real estate both in reputation and sales volume.  Amongst her various awards received,  Jere has been named “Best Real Estate Agent” in Atlanta.

Known for her highly active presence in Atlanta’s luxury property market, Jere sells architecturally and historically significant mansions including renowned historic Brookhaven homes and stately Buckhead properties.   Jere considers it essential as a luxury agent, to dedicate her time to selling properties in a variety of price ranges, with many listings selling in the most active Atlanta market price points between $500,000 and $10,000,000.

In today's episode, we're talking about attracting new clients, including how to put yourself out there, and getting involved with particular social groups relevant to your price-point. 

In this episode, you'll learn..

  • How do I get known?
  • What is the consumer I want to work with?
  • Leveraging time with valuable clients/friends
  • Watch out for entitlement - Pursue constant growth

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Jan 1, 2019

Emily Wheeler is a licensed Realtor with Harry Norman Realtors in Atlanta. She's 24, and is just going into her second year in the business. Despite her lack of experience, she closed 22 deals in her first year. She had several strategies for quickly learning the trade, and developing the skills necessary to succeed in the industry.

In today's episode, we discuss the steps you can take as a new agent to get on your feet quickly and forge a quick path to success. 

In this episode, you'll learn..

  • No Database - How she got started
  • 68% of deals came from Facebook and Instagram
  • Facebook groups
  • Networking Groups - Learn how to speak about real estate
  • Open houses

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