Top Real Estate Agents Tell How They Do It: Jere Metcalf Podcast

Top Real Estate Agents Tell How They Do It: Jere Metcalf Podcast

Where top real estate agents tell how they do it. This podcast is where real estate agents across the country to come together sharing ideas to take our business to the next level.

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April 14, 2022 52 min

Today I’m taking to Arthur Sharif with Sotheby’s International Realty in Silicon Valley. 

A local real estate agent since 2004, Arthur is the longest serving and highest performing Sotheby’s International Realty agent in Silicon Valley.  He consistently ranks as not only as one of the top agents among all Brokers in the Bay area but in the nation.  

As if that weren’t enough, Arthur  holds the record for the highest sale price in Sil...

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Today I’m talking to Jacob Watkin’s Broker and Partner Owner of Corcoran Reverie. He sells on 30a from Destin to Panama City. 

Before real estate Jacob was a financial consultant with Ernst & Young in Atlanta, GA 

In 2013 he moved to 30a 

In late 2015 he began his real estate career with a small boutique firm out of Miramar Beach. 

Launching his career as a real estate agent, he was not only leaving a great career he had  already e...

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Today I'm talking to Kevin Brown with Sotheby's International Realty in New York City. Kevin is a top agent in the city and on the field team who is the top team in not only Manhattan and NYC but all of Sotheby's International Realty . 

Throughout Kevin’s career he has represented buyers ranging from 4million dollars to $80 million dollars and more. In 2020 the majority of Kevin’s business was in the 10’s of millions of ...

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February 21, 2022 59 min

Today I’m taking to Larry Rideout Chairman and Co-Owner of Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty, that is  24 offices and counting. He was in the middle of preparing for an acquisition of a 25th office the day of  of our interview.

Larry has, for more than 30 years, been building real estate brokerages  throughout New England.

He started in 1984 with Century 21 where he eventually Became Regional Director of New England, supervising ...

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Today, back on the show is  Vickey Barron in New York City with Compass. Recently ranked #2 in the city and #8 in the country, her first interview with me, episode #242, was how to learn grow and crush it, crush it.  She’s so unassuiming and funny and yet she crushes it in this business like the Terminator or whomever with lots of power that crushes stuff for a good cause. I said on her former interview, her success is as incredibl...

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Today I’m talking to Stacie Chadwick with SIR  just south of Denver in Castle pines Colorado

Stacie was first a commercial real estate broker,  then a stay at home mom of 3 for 17 years. 

She’d been sensing that she needed to something, maybe get back to a career. And then, the moment came and she knew it was time. It was a real raw moment that every mom can relate to that she shares in our interview today.

She and I talk about how ...

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Today I'm talking to Kyle Kaagan with Gibson Sotheby's International Realty in Boston, MA. 

Selling over 70M a year, Kyle is a “Boston’s Top 20″ Agent. 

Being a luxury real estate in Boston MA of all markets, is one of the toughest to break into. Kyle did it. She and I talk about how she entered the business on a wing an a prayer and how she grew to top agent and to top luxury team.

  • 1:46 - How Kyle Kaagan became a real estate ...
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    Today I’m talking to Brian Hopper in Seattle with Realogics SIR. 

    This is Brian’s 2nd interview and episode 251. Brian’s first interview with me on Jere Metcalf Podcast, was Episode 77 and was in June of 2018, over 3 and a half years ago. In that interview we talked about 
    “Best practices from the listing appointment to technology”. Where Brian shared some of the best tools in that interview, many I took on and implemented for my own...

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    Today I’m talking to Judy Jones with Corcoran Reverie on 30A (in the panhandle of Florida) A real estate Agent for just under 5 years, Judy has quickly become a top real estate agent most renowned for her sales in Watercolor, a master-planned second home luxury community located in Seagrove Beach of 30A. Judy’s career before real estate was radio sales. She was commission only in radio sales.  And she made a good living at it!  If ...

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    Today I’m talking to Jill Butler Founder and Broker Owner of Redkey Realty in St Louis Misouri. 

    Jill was a top real state  agent who had held executive and team leader positions at high-profile real estate agencies. In 2012, she decided  to found a firm of her own. She  founded RedKey Realty Leaders St. Louis. Today Redkey Realty is a brokerage that  consistently performs the market in both units and volume. The year Jill founded R...

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    Today I'm talking to Colleen Barry in Boston Mass, the CEO of Gibson Sotheby's International Realty, the premier real estate brokerage firm of eastern Massachusetts. 

    In 2001, post 911, Colleen was looking for job, any job that would pay anything. As fate would have it, she landed a job answering calls in a real estate office and that is what got her into real estate.  Had you considered he experience and resume, no real est...

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    Today I’m talking to Hilary Farnum-Fasth Broker Owner of Corcoran Reverie on 30a in the panhandle of Florida.

    Starting as as on-site agent, to new independent agent in the midst of the 'Great Recession', to top agent, to broker owner, to broker owner of top brokerage, Corcoran Reverie, Hilary is a relentless visionary. She shares her story and passion for making peoples' dreams come true, from her Internship at Disney Wo...

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    Today I'm talking to Louise Phillips Forbes with Brown Harris Stevens in New York City. 

    From Nashville Tennessee to top NYC Real Estate Broker... 
    For over three decades, Louise has been an industry leader in New York City’s residential real estate market. With career sales exceeding $4 billion, she is considered one of the elite Power Brokers in Manhattan. Louise was named the Residential Agent of the Year by REBNY (the Real Es...

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    Today I’m talking to Maria Patakas of the Mike and Maria Patakas Team in Greater Palm Springs of California and a top real estate agent and team with Desert Sothey’s International Realty. 

    Just 10 years ago, Maria and her husband and Business Partner, Mike, moved to Palm Springs. They didn’t know anyone. Brand new real estate agents, other than their personal real estate, they hadn’t sold a single home and didn’t have a single clien...

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    Today I’m talking to Mike Patakas of the Mike and Maria Patakas Team in Greater Palm Springs of California and a top real estate agent and team with Desert Sothey’s International Realty. 

    Just 10 years ago, Mike and his wife and Business Partner, Maria, moved to Palm Springs. They didn’t know anyone. Brand new real estate agents, other than their personal real estate, they hadn’t sold a single home and didn’t have a single client. 

    S...

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    Today I’m talking to Christie Baines of the Baines Server Group at Jameson Sotheby’s International Realty in Barrington Illinois, the northwestern suburbs of Chicago. 

    A real estate agent for over 34 years, Christie started in traditional resale. It was within her first year that she was offered and transitioned to an onsite opportunity. She was the first salesperson hired for the Wynstone development in North Barrington Illinois wi...

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    Today I’m talking to Vickey Barron in New York City with Compass, a top real estate agent recently ranked #2 in the city and #8 in the country. 

    As remarkable  as her results are her stories. 

    It’s not just the record-breaking sales for her listings like the Ralph Walker Collection (100 Barclay, Stella, and Walker Tower) but also  how she won them. 

    Vickey has also won several achievement awards, including the Real Estate Board of New...

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    Today I’m talking to Julia Hoagland Nationally ranked top 1% by Real Trends, a real estate agent with Compass in New York City.

    Before real estate, Julia was Vice President and Director of Marketing at two leading Wall Street firms. Not to mention, she has completed seven marathons and climbed Mt. Rainier in Washington, Mt. Kilimanjaro in Africa, and Mt. Fuji in Japan. Julia has traveled to over 40 countries, building her internati...

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    Today I’m talking to Nina Fabbri.
    She is the Director of the Business Partnership Group for Home Services of America.

    As the owner of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices and Real Living Real Estate franchise networks, they are the largest residential brokerage firm in the country. Home Services of America also includes mortgage companies, settlement service providers, insurance companies, corporate relocation and other affiliated busine...

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    Today I’m talking to Craig Studnicky, the co-founder and CEO of RelatedISG in South Florida. Craig began his career in New York City in 1978. In 1984, a  New Jersey native, he founded Steven Craig Realty in Atlantic City that became the city’s leader in real estate, cornering two thirds of the market. In 1992, Craig relocated to Florida to work for Ben Franklin Properties as Director of Sales. In 1994 he and Philip Spiegelman co-fo...

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