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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.

Articles

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
Selling "house and home" image via Shutterstock. So your past client listed with a competitor? 5 reasons you lost the listing

So your past client listed with a competitor? 5 reasons you lost the listing

Nothing is more frustrating than having a past client list with a competitor. If losing out to other agents is frustrating you, making a few simple changes can return potentially errant sellers back to you as clients …

By Bernice Ross | Monday, July 28, 2014
Benjamin Franklin on $100 bill image via Shutterstock. Get smart about spending, debt and retirement: 5 steps to becoming the boss of your money

Get smart about spending, debt and retirement: 5 steps to becoming the boss of your money

Do you have money for emergencies? Are you funding your retirement and paying cash as you go? If not, you’re like most other Americans, and money is your boss. As REDX’s Michelle Holt puts it, “Money is a terrible master but a wonderful servant.” …

By Bernice Ross | Monday, July 21, 2014