Issue #10 · June 2024

Highlights in this issue...

Steve Nicastro on Post-NAR Settlement Predictions

Property Guys Karim Kerachni Has Proven to Be a Disruptor in the Real Estate Industry

Swipe Files: DIY Brand Identity Guide
A Smart Agents Tool for Communicating Your Brand

The Power of Human-First Branding: Kat Torre

Lance Pendleton shares his five tips for overcoming overwhelm through personalized prioritization and More!!

Meet Our Featured Agents in this issue

We showcase top-notch agents who have made a significant mark in the real estate industry. Explore their stories, gather useful tips, and learn the strategies behind their achievements.

Steve Nicastro

Steve Nicastro is the Content Team Lead at Clever Real Estate, the leading platform for real estate education. In Charleston, S.C., he closed $6 million in transactions in 2020 and 2021, showcasing his expertise in a challenging market.

Previously a personal finance writer for NerdWallet for over six years, Steve's work has been published in USA Today, The Associated Press, U.S. News, and The New York Times. He holds a degree from Quinnipiac University and was a licensed real estate agent from 2019 to 2022. An active real estate investor in North and South Carolina, Steve's insights have been featured in US News, Consumer Affairs, and The Mortgage Reports.

Kat Torre

Kat Torre is a visionary entrepreneur and keynote speaker known for transforming brands globally. She propelled an eco-friendly startup past the million-dollar mark in 18 months and played a pivotal role in growing an interior design brand to over four million dollars during the pandemic. Appointed Chair of SERHANT. Ventures' innovative marketing program, Kat continues to redefine industry standards.

Lance Pendleton

Lance Pendleton is a renowned motivational speaker and business coach with over 20 years of experience in sales education. As the former National Head of Agent Development at Compass, he empowered over 20,000 real estate professionals to enhance their businesses through personalized client relationships and strategic growth tactics.

A featured TEDx speaker, Lance's insights on human behavior and business success have inspired audiences globally. In 2021, he co-founded GoodSphere, dedicated to equipping agents with essential skills for navigating and succeeding in real estate.

Lance Pendleton

As the founder and owner of multiple ventures across Canada and the USA, Karim's focus is unwavering: to consistently deliver exceptional value to others. He excels in devising systems for efficient automation and delegation, effectively increasing revenue and profit without compromising client satisfaction. Alongside managing his businesses, Karim leads a global lifestyle, traveling extensively to immerse himself in diverse cultures. He is deeply committed to contributing to religious and humanitarian projects that positively impact communities worldwide.

Karl Becker

Karl Becker, founder of Improving Sales Performance, is a distinguished consultant, coach, author, and speaker with over 30 years of expertise. He has led transformative initiatives, founded successful companies, secured angel funding, received a US Patent, and earned recognition as a 40 Under 40 Award winner.

Karl's practical approach and collaborative spirit empower sales professionals and organizations to achieve breakthrough sales growth and enhance customer relationships.

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