Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR  ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets, & Host of Postcards From Success Podcast (Big Block Realty 858.232.8722)

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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

I was named as one of the 100 Most Influential Agents in North Carolina in 2016 and as a 5-Star Agent in Charlotte (for the 10th year running). What this tells me is how much my clients do appreciate what I do for them. My business in 2016 continued to be driven primarily by repeat and referral sources... always a goal for me and also tells me that I'm doing something right. Congratulations on the CRS; did mine some 18 years ago.

Dec 26, 2016 06:30 AM
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Harry F. D'Elia III
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opened my own brokerage

Dec 26, 2016 09:24 AM
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Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
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I was elected President Elect of my Realtor Association. I am proud to serve. Congrats on your CRS.

Dec 26, 2016 01:37 PM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

I got a call from a professionals who found out that I knew how to assemble and put under contract land parcels with no excuses. I was told to hit an area and secure as many deals as could be done in a critical time window. I exceeded their expectations and brought under consideration nearly 60 acres. I was glad to be of service and they were glad to receive it

Dec 26, 2016 08:25 AM
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Nathan Gesner
American West Realty and Management - Cody, WY
Broker / Property Manager

I trained an assistant that has taken a HUGE burden from me so that I can focus on bigger things.

Dec 26, 2016 07:58 AM
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Lisa Hernandez
Opes Real Estate Group - Kendall, FL
Realtor serving Kendall, South Miami & Pinecrest

I actually quit school at 16 and went through a nasty divorce in January of 2016 .... so I got my GED, went to real estate school, got an 87 on the school test and passed the state exam on the first try. That was enough for me! 

Dec 26, 2016 04:55 PM
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Chris Ann Cleland
Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA - Bristow, VA
Associate Broker, Bristow, VA

I was able to overcome a low appraisal in just 24 hours on a VIP client's home sale, just with rebutting in writing and providing comps.  The same comps that had been presented to the appraiser when he was by the house.  

Dec 26, 2016 11:54 AM
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Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582

2016 was not an accomplishment year IMO - hopefully now that we have a president who cares about the citizens it will prove to be a better 2017

Good ridance to bad rubbish!

Dec 26, 2016 07:37 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Letting go and relocating! Now it is time to begin ne!

Dec 26, 2016 06:29 AM
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Frank Rubi
Frank Rubi Real Estate, LLC - Metairie, LA
FrankRubiRealEstate.com

Surpass personal sales goals and brokerages goals. Not so Professional CUBS won the World Series!

Dec 26, 2016 06:27 PM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

Hi Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, CRS - First of all, CONGRATULATIONS on the CRS Designation - THE best designation out there and I too, am proud to have mine!

I also have achieved the Top 200 Agents in America's Platinum Level Customer Service Award again this year - independent survey of all buyers' and sellers' after Closing.

5-Star Agent (named each year since its inception in Charlotte but, I do not buy into their propaganda)!

10-Best in North Carolina for Customer Service from American Institute of Real Estate Professionals.

MOST importantly, this year I had 3 clients who each referred me 4 buyers and sellers!  They say that everyone knows 4 people in their lives each year who are moving and if we can get one of those from each of our past clients, we're in good shape!  To have 3 past clients actually refer 4 of their friends and family (EACH), was THE single best award I got all year - means so much more to me than any 'award!'

Dec 26, 2016 05:41 PM
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Diana Dahlberg
1 Month Realty - Pleasant Prairie, WI
Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563

I listed and SOLD or had the buyer for a total of 4 properties -- all in the same subdivision - within one month.  Twice this year -- two different subdivisions.  And one of these was a double bubble. Oh Yeah!   Okay I'm done bragging.

Dec 26, 2016 02:44 PM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Pretty much business as usual here.  Had a few real "fun" deals where I learned a bunch or had to school the other agent.

Dec 26, 2016 10:15 AM
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Fred Griffin Tallahassee Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

     Congrats on getting the CRS!

Dec 26, 2016 06:17 PM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

I got a client in foreclosure a buyer and then got them a NEW mortgage for a new home with a credit score under 450

Dec 26, 2016 06:03 PM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Thomas,

Thanks for wanting to hear it all, but it would take too many pages to express.  It has been a great year, and I wish you lots of them.

Dec 26, 2016 03:59 PM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

I've helped several clients in ways that shall remain private. Nothing really to brag about ... it's just me being me. 

Dec 26, 2016 03:43 PM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Lend Smart Mortgage, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

Sorry, but the year is not over yet. I am still waiting......

Dec 26, 2016 12:36 PM
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Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Realty - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

I exceeded my sales goal and exceeded my transaction goal. But I am constructively critical of everything I do, That is the answer to the last part of your question. 

Dec 26, 2016 09:53 AM
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Patricia Kennedy
RLAH Real Estate - Washington, DC
Home in the Capital

I got through the year with only great transactions.  Some were big.  Some were small.  But every one had wonderful clients and were smooth like butter.  

Dec 26, 2016 09:11 AM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, CRS - for me, the biggest personal satisfaction is - spreading Buffini & Company's message of impacting and improving lives of people.

Though with lots of challenges on the personal front, my business did not reach the height I wanted to achieve, the satisfaction of being a mentor for many Peak Producers is my biggest rewards.

Some of my students doubled their income and had the best year ever - and now, I am going to teach at least 12 new students in my Peak Producers training starting in January 2017.

Dec 26, 2016 08:53 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

watching those for whom I market succeed and feel accomplished.... 

Dec 26, 2016 07:22 AM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

Congratulations on the CSR.

Dec 26, 2016 11:12 AM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

None worth mentioning.

Dec 26, 2016 06:48 AM
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Scott Pope
Nautical Properties - Panama City Beach, FL
You Can't Live Without Water™

First, I started a newsletter in March, 2016 for the condo complex I ive in. An owner called me wanting to list his condo because he had read my newsletter.

Then a buyer came along who bought that condo and another one of my listings that same day. As a result of that effort and cost, I will receive a $12,400 commission check on January 6, 2017. This is the most direct example of my newsletter's efectiveness, but there are many indirect benefits I received from it this year.

Second, I started my own brokerage.

It's been a great year and I anticipate the coming year will even be better. Thomas I wish you a happy and prosperous New Year!

Dec 27, 2016 04:10 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Nothing I am ready to brag about.

Dec 26, 2016 09:56 PM
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Alan May
Jameson Sotheby's International Realty - Evanston, IL
There's no place like home.

I trimmed a hangnail.  It was a really gnarly and painful one.

Dec 26, 2016 07:07 PM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

I really don't have anything to brag about.

Dec 26, 2016 04:55 PM
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Brenda Mayette
Miranda Real Estate Group, Inc. - Glenville, NY
Getting results w/ knowledge & know-how!

I went back to basics, put my nose down and moved forward using the 12 week year approach (author Brian Moran/MichaelLennigton).  I had my best sales year ever while maintaining my sanity & enjoying life outside of work too.  :)

Dec 27, 2016 05:57 AM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty