Archive for November, 2011

Letter/Email to Your Past Clients

Saturday, November 19th, 2011

Here is  language to insert into a letter and or an email that we recommend you send to all of your past clients as soon as you are Verified.    You can also click on the Resource Center Above to download the prewritten word template for this letter. Dear [Client … Read More »

Jeffers Named to Board of Advisors

Friday, November 18th, 2011

Mark Jeffers of Plymouth, MI was today named to the Verified Professionals, LLC Board of Advisors. Jeffers has been involved in the residential real estate business for over 20 years with experience ranging from salesperson to brokerage general manager to the executive team of a national top 20 brokerage. He … Read More »

Optimize Your Communication

Saturday, November 12th, 2011

Effective communication is crucial. In fact, it’s so important, that, in our 20+ years of experience in the industry as an agent and broker, we’d say that at least 80% of the “problems” that happen in real estate transactions can all be traced back to the issue of communicating effectively. … Read More »

Be Different – Competitive Differentiation in Listing Presentation

Friday, November 11th, 2011

Lead generation is tough.  Lead conversion is tougher. You probably spend lots of time and money driving leads into your business.  Being able to convert at a higher percentage not only makes you more money, but also lowers your total cost of sale for each lead you drive. This post … Read More »

A Message from Stefan Swanepoel

Friday, November 11th, 2011

The residential real estate brokerage industry has been in dire need of an image upgrade for long time. Year after year agents are rated one of the least trusted professionals. There are just simply too many agents, too many poorly qualified and too many unskilled agents. Unfortunately that is too … Read More »

Trappen Named to Board of Advisors

Friday, November 11th, 2011

Debra Trappen of Seattle, WA was today named to the Verified Professionals, LLC Board of Advisors. Debra’s personal mission is to “Inspire, Ignite & Infuse: Passion, Progress & Purpose.” Raising the level of excellence in every aspect of her world defines her core essence. Her real estate journey began in … Read More »

Brand Named to Board of Advisors

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

Ken Brand of The Woodlands, TX was today named to the Board of Advisors of Verified Professionals, LLC. As a leader, mentor, author, speaker, husband, parent, amateur athlete, real estate sociologist, and Transmedia anthropologist, Ken’s been involved in more that 16,700 real estate transactions since 1978 in San Diego, Austin, … Read More »

Duncan Appointed to Board of Advisors

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

Jim Duncan of Charlottesville, VA was today appointed to the Board of Advisors of Verified Professionals, LLC. Duncan, a 25-year native of Charlottesville, has been a real estate agent since 2001. He been involved with local, state and national REALTOR® Associations, from the local Board of Directors to state and … Read More »

10 Ways to Leverage Your VPA™ Verification

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

One of the most frequent questions we get from real estate professionals is this: “After I become a VPA™ (Verified Professional Agent™), what are the best ways for me to leverage my new elite status?” That’s a great question, and here are the top 10 things you can do with your VPA™ … Read More »

Nichols Named to Board of Advisors

Monday, November 7th, 2011

Verified Professionals, LLC is proud to announce the appointment of Chris Nichols of Orem, Utah to the Board of Advisors of Nichols is an Associate Broker with Prudential Utah Elite Real Estate in Orem, Utah. A graduate of the National Association of REALTORS® Leadership Academy, he also developed the … Read More »

New Benchmark of Professionalism in Real Estate

Sunday, November 6th, 2011

Service Creates Competitive Advantage for “Verified Professional Agents™.” PRESS RELEASE | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 11, 2011 – Los Angeles, CA – Verified Professionals, LLC today announced the release of a new service which creates an objective baseline of professionalism within the real estate industry. This service creates competitive advantage … Read More »