Archive for May, 2012

VPA™ TV | Listen FTW

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Mark Jeffers of ERA Real Estate talks about the importance of listening in Social Media (he’s made money on Facebook, and he’s not even an agent)! What Are People Saying About VPA™?

Skar Canada’s First VPA™

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

Verified Professionals, LLC is proud to announce Kelley Skar of Calgary, Alberta as Canada’s first Verified Professional Agent™ (VPA™). Kelley has been a resident of Alberta for the last 14 years and Calgary for nine of the 14. Originally from British Columbia, Kelley moved east to find a better life. … Read More »

Verified Agent Launches in Canada

Friday, May 25th, 2012

Verified Professionals, LLC today announced the Verification of the first Verified Professional Agent™ (VPA™) in Canada (details to follow). Michael McClure, CEO of Verified Professionals, LLC, had the following comments: “We are delighted to make VerifiedAgent.com available in Canada, and to announce the Verification of our first Canadian agent. We … Read More »

VPA™ TV | It’s Just Too Easy

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

Verified Professionals, LLC Board of Advisors Member Jim Duncan of Charlottesville, VA says that the bar should be raise in real estate…because it’s just too easy to be called a “professional”…and too hard to actually be one… What Are People Saying About VPA™?

Kershner Illinois’ First VPA™

Monday, May 21st, 2012

Verified Professionals, LLC is proud to announce Jeff Kershner of suburban Chicago as Illinois’ first Verified Professional Agent™ (VPA™). Jeff is the Managing Broker/CEO of Silver Crown Real Estate serving the Barrington and Naperville areas. Jeff co-founded Silver Crown Real Estate in 2005 with the belief that professional agents powered … Read More »

VPA™ TV | Make it Harder

Friday, May 18th, 2012

Sean Carpenter of Coldwell Banker King Thompson thinks it should be harder to obtain and maintain real estate licenses. What Are People Saying About VPA™?   Random Quote: “Raising the Bar in real estate has been discussed for years. Verified Professional Agent™ is the first and only Verification in our … Read More »

Chapter 6 | Less Blah Blah More Ah Ha

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

Chapter Six: Why the future of your future is psychographic / from the book From Less Blah Blah More Ah Ha / How social savvy real estate agents become trusted, preferred, referred — and referred. Why the Future of Your Future Is Psychographic “Whatever you are, be a good one.” … Read More »

Kjellgren Georgia’s First VPA™

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

Verified Professionals, LLC is proud to announce Jennifer Kjellgren of Atlanta as Georgia’s first Verified Professional Agent™ (VPA™). Armed with a degree in finance from Stetson University and a background in corporate sales and sales management, Jennifer began her real estate career in 2001 after purchasing investment properties throughout Atlanta … Read More »

Ch-Ch-Changes…

Monday, May 14th, 2012

We spend a lot of time in the Raise the Bar in real estate Facebook group. In that group, we stumbled across this video – shared by member Joe Rath – while talking about the move toward “mobile” in computing: Only two years old and using an iPad like that? … Read More »

VPA™ TV | It’s Not About Coffee

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

Mark Jeffers of ERA Real Estate talks about the importance of posting things in Social Media that are relevant to your audience. What Are People Saying About VPA™?

Boudreaux Louisiana’s First VPA™

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

Verified Professionals, LLC is proud to announce Marilyn Boudreaux of Lake Charles as Lousiana’s first Verified Professional Agent™ (VPA™). As a resident of Lake Charles for over 28 years, Marilyn is extremely familiar with the Southwest Louisiana area and Calcasieu Parish. Knowing the community well is a qualification that allows … Read More »

VPA™ TV | Be Specific

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

Sean Carpenter of Coldwell Banker King Thompson talks about the importance of being specific in the creation of all your digital content. Great advice, Sean! What Are People Saying About VPA™?

Are You Like Mike?

Monday, May 7th, 2012

I’m a bit of a hoops junkie. I grew up in Indiana – which, more than any other state, is known for basketball – and I graduated from Michigan State University, which has one of the richest basketball traditions at the collegiate level. And if that weren’t enough, my mother’s … Read More »

VPA™ TV | On Apprenticeship

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

Verified Professionals, LLC Board of Advisors Member Jim Duncan of Charlottesville, VA talks about what he would change in the real estate industry… What Are People Saying About VPA™?