Leverage Your Expertise for More Than Selling Real Estate

Leverage Your Expertise



Saturday the Women’s Council of REALTORS® Ignite Series focused on peer-specific – content for the areas you need most.  There were 8 sessions agents could choose from to learn new information that can benefit their local chapters or real estate businesses.  Sarah Ware, the 2016 Chicago Chapter President, and owner of the Ware Realty Group provided relevant information on how to certify your company as a Woman Owned and Minority Owned Business.   Sarah provided steps to begin this simple process.  And although the process is easy, it will take patience and time.

Sarah’s 45-minute power session included

  • How to acquire government contracts
  • Learning the process and understanding that the process is  much different than residential.  These transactions can take 6 months, 12 months, or longer.
  • Top ways to expand your networks. Network at government events.  And attend  pre-bid meetings.  Don’t be a wall-flower when attending network events  or meetings and make sure to ask questions.  You won’t learn if you don’t ask.

Real Estate is more than working with traditional buyers and sellers.  These opportunities are a great way to build a successful real estate business.  Be the expert in your city and state.  Become the go-to person when others require residential data for their commercial projects.  Provide relevant data to help developers, government and business owners with the ability to make good decisions on their current and future projects.

Carrie Little

Carrie J. Little is an early user of technology, email marketing and social media. With a back ground in digital marketing and analytics, she can make sense of information so REALTORS® are able to integrate data into relevant and understandable content. She is the Illinois Women’s Council Past President, host of the “Real Estate Minute on WBBM and an NAR two-time Speaker. Carrie J. Little is also a 17-year real estate veteran. She prides herself in working with agents to use the latest technology in their real estate transactions. Her most recent venture is the new Broker/Owner of CarMarc Realty Group in the Chicagoland Suburbs.

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