(North Fulton Business Radio, Episode 456)
Calling himself “The House Therapist,” Steve Markfeld move years ago from psychotherapist to a licensed Realtor, and he’s merged the skill set from his previous career to his current work. He and host John Ray talked about how he got into residential real estate, his move to Georgia, the difference between a real estate agent and a Realtor, how he helps both buyers and sellers, what you should look for in a Realtor, and much more.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties is a part of HomeServices of America, the #1 real estate company in the Nation. The brand, among the few organizations entrusted to use the world-renowned Berkshire Hathaway name, brings to the Metro Atlanta real estate market a definitive mark of stability, strength, quality, and innovation.
Steven Markfeld, LSA, ABR, RESS, Licensed Realtor, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Georgia Properties
Steve has sold real estate for the past 18 years. First in New York and for the past 12 years, in Metro-Atlanta, Georgia. Prior to entering the real estate industry, Steve was a mental health professional, who worked in many settings as a direct practitioner, as well as, a supervisor/trainer.
He has integrated his experience as a therapist into an empathetic consultant who helps his clients navigate the stressful, though exciting, time of buying and selling homes.
Questions and Topics in this Interview:
- How did you get started in real estate?
- Are the terms real estate agent and Realtor interchangeable?
- What is your unique advantage as a Realtor?
- Does any client stand out in your memory?
- How is the market?
- What are your thoughts on Investor buyers?
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