Hear how you can succeed as a solo agent by following the example set by real estate rockstar Mark Simone. Famous for his tenacity when it comes to following-up with leads, Mark shares a ton of valuable nuggets in his interview with Pat. Listen now and you’ll hear exactly how an “engagement vs. posting” social media strategy, systems for following-up and note-taking, time blocking, finding the right support staff and much more will help you skyrocket your solo agent success.

Mark is a 2nd generation, Baltimore-based Realtor. Having grown up in his family’s boutique real estate brokerage, Mark acquired many skills and talents at an early age, which helped him launch his own career in real estate in 2003. His tireless focus on personal and professional growth drives him to continually provide a higher level of quality services to the marketplace. Mark has had the privilege of personally representing over 750 Buyers and Sellers thus far in his career. He has received many awards and acknowledgements for being a Top Producer, both in units sold and sales volume. The long-term relationships and friendships he’s forged with his clients are what he cherishes the most.

After living downtown for 14 years in the Fells Point and Brewer’s Hill neighborhoods, Mark and his wife now reside in Phoenix, MD. They welcomed their first child together in early 2015, and are expecting another baby boy in Spring 2017. During his free time, Mark enjoys reading, following Baltimore sports and spending time outdoors.

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Want to start your own real estate business? Real Estate Rockstar Anthony Marguleas jumped right in the real estate game with his own business from day 1. Hear how Anthony forgoed the traditional route of cutting his teeth with an established company and instead, created a highly successful real estate business which generated $4 million in sales his first year as a real estate agent. You’ll also hear how Anthony established himself as the go-to expert in his market along with driving leads to his company with a free marketing technique any agent can put into action.

Anthony Marguleas is the owner of Amalfi Estates, one of Los Angeles’ leading independent real estate companies. Founded in 1995, the company is headquartered in Pacific Palisades. Anthony is a true entrepreneur whose success comes through perseverance, hard work, and an unshakeable belief in the right of his clients to be well informed. He ensures that they receive the best possible information. His service is founded on the question, “Is it in my client’s best interest?”

He has individually sold close to $1 billion in properties, and is ranked #60 by The Wall Street Journal out of over one million agents nationwide. His award-winning approach to service has been profiled on ABC News and the Fine Living Network, as well as in The Wall Street Journal, Consumer Reports, and the Los Angeles Times. He has been a Real Estate columnist for local newspapers and has published 200 real estate articles. Since 2004, Anthony has guest lectured for UCLA’s real estate principles class, and he co-authored the book California Real Estate Client Strategies.

Anthony has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of California, Riverside, where he received the Outstanding Alumnus Award. In addition, he was enrolled in the MRED program (Masters in Real Estate Development and Finance) at USC. He is an active member in several real estate organizations, including the State and National Association of Realtors, and holds several professional designations such as Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist. He is an expert negotiator thanks to his completion of the highly respected KARASS seminars course, which has helped save tens of thousands of dollars for his many clients. He truly believes in giving back to his community. As a former vice president of the Pacific Palisades Chamber of Commerce, Anthony is passionate about giving back 10% of his net commission from every sale to the charity of his clients’ choice. View the complete list of his donations.

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