Episode 14: We Are Family

Episode 14: We Are Family

While the adage “location, location, location” still holds true for residential properties, design is playing an ever more important role as homes are becoming more efficient, compact and central to the action. In this episode, Emily chats with two employees at global design and architecture firm Gensler: Brooks Howell, Residential Leader and Principal, and Stephanie Wherry, Technical Designer. They share the important design elements and newest trends they’re seeing in the residential and commercial spaces.

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Episode 12: Started From the Bottom

Episode 12: Started From the Bottom

Having successfully built an online presence for his personal brand that has grown his business, Spyglass Realty Owner Ryan Rodenbeck believes the best way to reach your audience and potential clients is through more honesty and less pictures of sold signs. In Episode 12, Ryan shares with Emily that the key to growing your online presence is not showing off all your sales, but rather showing off how hard you’re willing to work in an increasingly competitive landscape.

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Episode 11: It's Not Easy Being Green

Episode 11: It's Not Easy Being Green

As Chair of NAR’s Sustainability Advisory Group, Craig Foley has seen first-hand how becoming more knowledgeable about sustainable real estate can help brokers and agents meet market demands, command higher prices for properties and contribute to a global trend toward more energy efficient and, eventually, net-zero efficient buildings. In this conversation with Emily, he talks about trends on the horizons and how you can better serve your customers, as well as changes you can make right now to understand the green home revolution.

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Episode 7: Back to School

Episode 7: Back to School

Self-development is key in the real estate industry. Busy agents need to stay up to date on their education so they can be prepared to represent their clients in the most professional way. AceableAgent is reaching agents where they are by providing educational content on the go. Emily chats with Aceable and AceableAgent CEO Blake Garrett about how providing meaningful and valuable information in an engaging way can make people better at their jobs in Episode 7.

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Episode 5: NAR Up in MLS Business

Episode 5: NAR Up in MLS Business

Sam DeBord, Managing Broker and VP of Strategic Growth for Coldwell Banker Danforth in Seattle, and Emily discuss 2019 MLS policy priorities in Episode 5. Sam also makes the case for the National Association of REALTORS®’ (NAR) place and function in the business of creating MLS policy. 

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