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SetSchedule Member Spotlight: Jerrilynn Vandenberg with Fireside Realty from De Pere, WI!

December 18, 2019

Jerrilynn Vandenberg
Fireside Realty

Experience: 15 years
Specializations: First time home sellers & buyers, new construction
Areas Served: Green Bay, DePere, Hobart, Howard/Suamico, Sobieski, Pulaski

Q: What made you become interested in real estate?
A: Teaching the selling or buying process to people

Q: What is the most interesting thing that happened during an open house you hosted?
A: One Thursday night, during my open house a family came in and loved the home. The kids were picking out their bedrooms and places to hide.

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SetSchedule Member Spotlight: Andy Ball with Century 21 Northwest from Auburn, WA!

December 16, 2019

Andy Ball
Century 21 Northwest

Experience: 15 years
Specializations: Single-family homes
Areas Served: Seattle and surrounding areas

Q: What made you become interested in real estate?
A:  My father was in real estate sales for 20 years before I started.

Q: What is the most interesting thing that happened during an open house you hosted?
A: I sold the house.

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SetSchedule Member Spotlight: Rhonda Metzler with All State Homes Fresno from Fresno, CA!

December 13, 2019

Rhonda Metzler
All State Homes Fresno

Experience: More than 15 years of negotiation and project management experience.
Specializations: First-time homebuyers, relocations.
Areas Served: Fresno/Clovis/Madera as well as the Bay Area and Southern California

Q: What made you become interested in real estate?
A: I wanted a career in Real Estate for as long as I can remember. My dad was a Real Estate agent, my best friend’s mom was a Real Estate agent, and my best friend worked in Real Estate both as an agent and as a Mortgage broker and loan officer.  I’ve purchased several homes myself over the years, know all about taxes on selling a house, and I’ve helped my friends and family understand and navigate the Real Estate transaction process.  It’s fascinating, complex and extremely fulfilling!

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To list or not to list during the holiday season

December 11, 2019

While the holidays are a joyous time of celebration with friends and loved ones, they are also the busiest time of the year and often marked by stress as one struggles to juggle the numerous obligations and engagements. For most homeowners looking to sell their house, the idea of listing during the holiday season is regarded with trepidation and reluctance. Afterall, selling your house is just one more hassle to deal with during an already busy time and most people aren’t even going to move until after the New Year. However, there are a few key advantages to listing your property for sale during the holidays. Read on to learn why selling during the holidays might be the best decision for you, and how to capitalize on the seasonal cheer in order to net the perfect home buyer.

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SetSchedule Member Spotlight: Rebecca Gray with The Williams Gray Team from Henderson, NV!

December 5, 2019

Rebecca Gray

Rebecca Gray
The Williams Gray Team 

Experience: 8 years
Specializations: Residential Real Estate, First Time Home Buyers, Veteran Buyers, Investors, Sellers, Short Sales
Areas Served: The Greater Las Vegas Valley including Summerlin, Henderson and Boulder City

Q: What made you become interested in real estate?
A: My family moved to a new city when I was 13 and our Realtor was so amazing I decided then and there that I wanted to be a Realtor when I grew up. Seeing different houses and how people live is fascinating to me. Since growing up, I’ve found that I have a love for contracts and negotiations as well. An interesting side note: I am still in touch with our Realtor from when I was 13 (which is more than a few years ago). He is still in the business and I have referred clients to him!

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SetSchedule Member Spotlight: Rene Enriquez with HomeSmart Evergreen Realty from Valencia, CA!

December 3, 2019

Rene Enriquez
HomeSmart Evergreen Realty

Experience: 5 years
Specializations: Buyers & Sellers Residential Real Estate
Areas Served: Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding areas 

Q: What made you become interested in real estate?
A: I have been in sales all my life

Q: What is the most interesting thing that happened during an open house you hosted?
A: I sold an open house and three more homes in an hour

Q: What was your favorite moment in your career so far?
A: Helping a Veteran purchase their home after being rejected and losing hope for so many years. 

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Credit repair – How do you know which credit repair service is right for you?

December 2, 2019

Credit is a crucial part of your financial power, or your ability to access goods or services now with the promise to pay later. The most significant indicator of your credit is your credit score, a three-digit number based on your financial track record that tells lenders how likely you are to pay back a loan. Credit scores are primarily based on credit reports, compiled by three independent credit bureaus – Experian, TransUnion and Equifax – who use information about your borrowing and repayment past that is voluntarily provided by creditors. Good credit is essentially necessary in order to secure a loan to purchase a home. But what do you do if your credit is less than ideal?

People with bad credit often turn to credit repair services for assistance. While these services can be a valuable resource for remedying bad credit, there are things you should know when determining which repair service to work with. Read on to learn what exactly credit repair services do, what to watch out for when selecting a credit repair service and some alternatives to repair services.

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SetSchedule Member Spotlight: Len Renaud with Adams, Cameron and Co., Realtors from Ponce Inlet, FL!

November 21, 2019

Len Renaud
Adams, Cameron and Co., Realtors

Experience: 8 years
Specializations: Residential homes and condos
Areas Served: Ponce Inlet, Daytona Beach, Port Orange, New Smyrna Beach

Q: What made you become interested in real estate?
A: I love selling and meeting people.

Q: What is the most interesting thing that happened during an open house you hosted?
A:  I received a full price offer on the spot!

Q: What was your favorite moment in your career so far?
A: Studying for and passing my Brokers exam. 

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SetSchedule Member Spotlight: Jessica Rose Macias with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices from Santa Barbara County, CA

November 19, 2019

Jessica Rose Macias
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

Specializations: Communication, Listening, Problem Solving, Social Media, Collaboration, Leadership
Areas Served: Santa Barbara County

 

Q: What made you become interested in real estate?
A: I became interested in real estate for more than one reason: I wanted to do something as a career that would involve me helping people in a big way, I’m a people person, I’m very involved with my family and this as a career allows me to see them a lot, and eventually my dad and I want to start our own real estate company in our hometown Carpinteria.

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SetSchedule Member Spotlight: Jon Schnell with Bright Realty from Sarasota, FL!

November 18, 2019

Jon Schnell
Bright Realty

Experience: 7 years
Specializations: Listing, New Build, Buyers, Renovations
Areas Served: St. Petersburg, Brandon, Riverview, Tampa, Bradenton, Sarasota, Lakewood Ranch, Venice

Q: What made you become interested in real estate?
A: I enjoy assisting people in one of the most stressful events in their lives by making it enjoyable and smooth.

Q: What is the most interesting thing that happened during an open house you hosted?
A:  I really haven’t anything very interesting other than meeting some up and coming athletes.

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