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Bernice Ross
CEO
RealEstateCoach.com
Twitter:@bross

Nationally syndicated columnist, author, trainer, and speaker, Bernice Ross couples her expertise as a Master Certified Coach with 30 years of real estate sales experience. From 1993 to 1997, she served as Executive Director of Training for the 4,000 agent Prudential Jon Douglas Company. With over 400 published articles to her credit, Inman News called Bernice “America’s top real estate coach.” She is the author of “Waging War on Real Estate’s Discounters” plus her latest new book, “Real Estate Dough: Your Recipe for Real Estate Success.” Bernice is also the creator of an exciting new real estate negotiation game called “Real Estate Dough Negotiation.” Visit Bernice’s Luxury Real Estate Blog at www.LuxuryClues.com.

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Gavel image via Shutterstock. Special assessments and defect disclosures spark real estate lawsuits: Newbie agent caught in the crossfire

Special assessments and defect disclosures spark real estate lawsuits: Newbie agent caught in the crossfire

Have you ever been caught in the crossfire of litigation? When I first started in the business I had a run of bad luck that I wouldn’t wish on anyone. If you have ever wondered why being paranoid about doing things right matters is a smart move, read on …

By Bernice Ross | Monday, April 14, 2014
Thumbnail Build a referral-based real estate business across borders

Build a referral-based real estate business across borders

Real estate professionals who have set their sights set on building a referral-based business should look beyond their own hometown — way beyond.

That’s according to Tina Mak, the founding president of the Vancouver chapter of the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA). whose clients hail from around the world.

By Andrea V. Brambila | Friday, December 28, 2012
All-cash offer sends Bernice packing

All-cash offer sends Bernice packing

My husband and I are in the midst of building a new house. We recently listed our current home for sale. While I normally write about the business from the agent or brokerage perspective, today I’m going to put my seller’s hat on and share some important lessons learned.

Hire the most competent agent (hint: it’s definitely not you!)

By Bernice Ross | Friday, March 23, 2007
Team image via Shutterstock. Is starting a team the right solution for your real estate business?

Is starting a team the right solution for your real estate business?

At Real Estate Connect, Ben Kinney, who runs one of the most successful real estate teams in the country, claimed, “Real estate teams are the future of real estate.” Whether you agree or disagree, before you go down the path of starting a team make sure you are prepared for what is required …

By Bernice Ross | Monday, April 21, 2014
Legal fees image via Shutterstock. Avoiding real estate disputes: Get referral agreement in writing and always carry errors and omissions insurance

Avoiding real estate disputes: Get referral agreement in writing and always carry errors and omissions insurance

Sometimes you do everything right and you still end up in litigation or losing your commission. Attorneys thrive on the fact that it is often cheaper to settle rather than to defend a frivolous lawsuit. On the other hand, sometimes the suit is justified even when you did nothing wrong …

By Bernice Ross | Thursday, April 17, 2014