May Top Producers 2020

Welcome to the May edition of the Top Producers report. The good news is, a majority of our Broker/Owners on this list averaged at least one or more closings a week. 

Overall home sales were down for this month, but it’s tough to compare this “new order” against what a normal spring in real estate looks like. When you consider all that we have gone through, not just as business owners, but as individuals, as a country, as community members, and as friends and family together (but separate), any signs of progress no matter how hard won, is still progress, and thus something worth celebrating. 

So we shall. 

As such, we welcome for the very first time to the top of our list, Mike Bowling from Help-U-Sell Mike Bowling, in Yuma, Arizona. Mike’s team locked down six buyers and two sellers for May. Considering the obstacles necessary to abide by social distancing protocols, a total of eight sides is everything to be happy about.

Second place is a three-way tie between our “Perpetual Eagles”:  Jack Bailey of Help-U-Sell Greensboro in Greensboro, North Carolina, Richard Criccio of Help-U-Sell Honolulu Properties in Oahu, Hawaii, and Patrick Wood of Help-U-Sell Prestige Properties in Chino Hills, California. All neck and neck (and neck) with a total of six sides apiece.

Another tie claims third place in the great state of Pennsylvania: Matt Kellam of Help-U-Sell Keystone Realty in Chambersburg, and Karen Detweiler of Help-U-Sell Detwiler Realty in Carlisle. Whomever is closer to Hershey Park, please send down some fresh chocolate, please.

OfficeBuySellTotal
Help-U-Sell Mike Bowling628
Help-U-Sell Greensboro336
Help-U-Sell Honolulu Properties156
Help-U-Sell  Prestige Properties156
Help-U-Sell  Detwiler Realty325
Help-U-Sell Keystone Realty235
Help-U-Sell Legacy314
Help-U-Sell Select Real Estate224
Help-U-Sell Direct Savings Real Estate123
Help-U-Sell Options Unlimited123
Richard Cricchio

In the Gross Sales Volume report, we have at the top none other than Richard Cricchio of Help-U-Sell Honolulu Properties. Closing out May with $4.6 million in home sales means a lot of people saved a lot of money. Cheers to Richard and his team.

Next up, Patrick Wood from Help-U-Sell Prestige Properties in Chino Hills, California. Patrick and his team come in second place for the month of May with $3.3 million in sales. 

Third place is our man from the number one spot in our Sides report: Mike Bowling of Help-U-Sell Mike Bowling in Yuma, Arizona. It likely won’t be long before Mike is at the top of both reports, as he has had a super speedy trajectory since joining the Help-U-Sell family in January of last year. 

We had no fewer than seven offices bring in over one million in gross sales. We continue to  toast your efforts, cheer on your hard work, and celebrate every win. Here’s to a productive summer for everyone. 

OfficeGross Sales Volume
Help-U-Sell Honolulu Properties$4,615,000
Help-U-Sell Prestige Properties$3,300,000
Help-U-Sell Mike Bowling$2,175,800
Help-U-Sell Legacy$1,530,000
Help-U-Sell Golden Homes$1,300,000
Help-U-Sell Full Service Realty$1,125,800
Help-U-Sell Greensboro$1,016,900
Help-U-Sell Select Real Estate$996,000
Help-U-Sell Direct Savings Real Estate$985,000
Help-U-Sell Central Properties$909,000

April 2020 Top Producers

Welcome to the April edition of our Top Producers report. We hope that this message finds you and your loved ones healthy throughout the quarantine. 

With many of the states slowly easing up on the restrictions, we are pleasantly surprised to see the numbers posted in light of the lockdowns. We have shared several articles on the naturally downward numbers of spring home sales, and it’s nice to see that the alternative methods put in place did not create  much negative impact on the numbers our Broker/Owners were able to achieve.

In our top spot with an impressive 14 sides for the month, is Patrick Wood and his team at Help-U-Sell Prestige Properties, from Chino Hills, CA. Patrick’s team had an incredibly productive month with nine home sales and five buyers on the board. Clients were clearly able to adapt. 

In second place from Yuma, AZ, is Mike Bowling, and his team at Help-U-Sell Mike Bowling. Also having a very strong month with ten sales, Mike’s team had eight buyer sides and two seller sides. With Mike’s extensive background in real estate marketing, he has been a regular staple on this report since he joined us in January of last year.

Third place is a tie, of course. Jack Bailey and his team from Help-U-Sell Greensboro, in Greensboro, NC and Debra Schmidt and her team at Help-U-Sell Heritage Real Estate in Owatonna MN, both had seven for April, with precisely five sellers and two buyers each.

The top ten list once again gets extended to 11, because of another tie. Kimber Regan of Help-U-Sell The Smart Choice, Karen Detwiler of Help-U-Sell Detwiler Realty, and Maria Powell from Help-U-Sell Galleria Realty all closed the month of April with four sides.

It is heartening and inspiring to see your efforts paying off in these strange times. Congratulations to all of you and your respective teams. 

OfficeBuyerSellerTotal Sides
Help-U-Sell Prestige Properties5914
Help-U-Sell Mike Bowling8210
Help-U-Sell Greensboro257
Help-U-Sell Heritage Real Estate 257
Help-U-Sell Bakersfield Equity Savers336
Help-U-Sell Honolulu Properties235
Help-U-Sell The Smart Choice325
Help-U-Sell Detwiler Realty224
Help-U-Sell Galleria Realty224
Help-U-Sell Keystone Realty224
Help-U-Sell Sims Realty224

Here on our Gross Sales Volume report, naturally we find Patrick Wood of Help-U-Sell Prestige Properties taking the lead with $7.5 million in sales. When one also has a month that included 14 transactions, it’s not surprising to be first place here also. A huge virtual high five to Patrick’s team.

In second place is perpetual eagle, Richard Cricchio of Help-U-Sell Honolulu Properties, closing the month at $4.1 million. 

Third place brings a new face! Melissa Chan, Broker/Owner of Help-U-Sell Alpha Paladins Realty. Located in San Jose, California, her  office cleared $3.7 million for April, and she nearly made our side’s list also! We are definitely hoping to see more of her here over the summer.

Lastly, it’s worth mentioning the fun fact that six of the offices that made our Sides list also showed up on our Gross Sales Volume list – which is twice the cause for celebration. Cheers, everyone! Please have a safe, happy, and fun Memorial Day weekend, and our thanks and reverence as always to honoring anyone who has served our country and does so today.  

OfficeGross Sales Volume
Help-U-Sell Prestige Properties$7,543,220
Help-U-Sell Honolulu Properties$4,184,750
Help-U-Sell Alpha Paladins Realty$3,771,000
Help-U-Sell Tri-Valley Homes$2,318,000
Help-U-Sell Full Service Realty$2,250,000
Help-U-Sell Bakersfield Equity Savers$2,024,100
Help-U-Sell Mike Bowling$1,828,300
Help-U-Sell Greensboro$1,655,999
Help-U-Sell Sunrise$1,405,000
Help-U-Sell Sims Realty$1,302,400

March Top Producers 2020

Spring has sprung!

Even if we are indoors far more than usual (and certainly more than we would prefer), we, as an industry, as business owners, and individuals in real estate, have rallied by finding new ways to innovate, work-around, and create flexible solutions in order to achieve the goal of selling and buying houses for our clients. Considering the quick and dramatic changes to protocols to protect one another, it would have been natural to presume that our numbers would have taken a hit for the March Top Producers report. Not so!

Starting off in the number one spot, is Debra Schmidt of Help-U-Sell Heritage Real Estate in Owatonna, MN. Her team made a perfectly even split between buyer and seller sides for a total of ten. A super strong month!

The second spot is a three-way tie between David Bartels of Help-U-Sell Full Service Realty in Westlake Village, CA ,Kimberly Zelena of Help-U-Sell Direct Savings Real Estate in Waynesboro, VA, and Jack Bailey of Help-U-Sell Greensboro in Greensboro, NC. All three offices came in with nine total sides.

Third place is yet another tie between Jeff Hedberg of Help-U-Sell Real Estate Masters in Port Huron, MI, and Roberta Pickens of Help-U-Sell Treasure Coast in Hobe Sound. Both offices closed eight sides.

Fourth place boasts a tie with two offices, and fifth place has a tie with FIVE offices.

March madness indeed!

OfficeBuyerSellerTotal Sides
Help-U-Sell Heritage Real Estate5510
Help-U-Sell Direct Savings Real Estate369
Help-U-Sell Full Service Realty279
Help-U-Sell Greensboro189
Help-U-Sell Real Estate Masters178
Help-U-Sell Treasure Coast268
Help-U-Sell Keystone Realty77
Help-U-Sell Mike Bowling257
Help-U-Sell Central Properties235
Help-U-Sell Detwiler Realty235
Help-U-Sell Golden Homes235
Help-U-Sell Inland Valley235
Help-U-Sell San Antonio Hill Country145

In our Gross Sales Volume report, it would be a lot more miraculous if we managed to have a tie here.

First place is David Bartels and Help-U-Sell Full Service Realty. His team closed $5.3 million. Considering his office was in second place for Sides, March was a great month for them.

Yasumi Davis of Help-U-Sell Golden Homes in Martinez, CA, cleared $2.9 million for the month. Yasumi has been a frequent flier on our Top Producers list in the past year, and has been consistently putting up stronger numbers.

Perpetual eagle, Richard Cricchio, of Help-U-Sell Honolulu Properties and his team brought in $2.2 million and take third place.

Considering the shock to our collective business systems, our ability to revamp on short notice is evident here. You persevered and did well. Please take a moment to appreciate your collective accomplishments and one another.

OfficeGross Sales Volume
Help-U-Sell Full Service Realty$5,331,000
Help-U-Sell  Golden Homes$2,951,500
Help-U-Sell Honolulu Properties$2,285,000
Help-U-Sell Prestige Properties$1,873,000
Help-U-Sell Greensboro$1,830,700
Help-U-Sell Inland Valley$1,815,900
Help-U-Sell Central Properties$1,783,000
Help-U-Sell  Real Estate Masters$1,736,900
Help-U-Sell Treasure Coast$1,668,800
Help-U-Sell Direct Savings Real Estate$1,583,800

February 2020 Top Producers

There’s an old saying in New England, “If you don’t like the weather, wait a minute and it will change.” Not surprisingly, we have a similar theme in this month’s Top Producers report. After a few short weeks, there’s a new set of numbers to contend with and we have undergone a massive reorganization.

At the top of our list is Patrick Wood and his team at Help-U-Sell Prestige Properties in Chino Hills, CA. Patrick is in first place with 15 total sides for the month of February. Impressive!

Coming in at second place is Mike Bowling with Help-U-Sell Mike Bowling in Yuma, Arizona. Having been with Help-U-Sell for just over a year now, Mike and his team have already been making themselves a regular feature on our monthly reports. This month, Mike’s total is 7.

Broker/Owner, Coach, and author/trainer of the Buyer Consulting Training Program, Jack Bailey of Help-U-Sell Greensboro and his team are in third place with six total sides.

Then we have a whole slew of ties so populated, it nearly violates our new social gathering guidelines.

Fourth place is a three-way tie between Help-U-Sell 951 Realty, Help-U-Sell Metropolitan, and Help-U-Sell Options Unlimited, all with five sides for the month. That’s 1.25 deals closed a week!

Fifth place is even busier with five offices closing four sides each. 

OfficeBuyerSellerTotal
Help-U-Sell Prestige Properties31215
Help-U-Sell Mike Bowling347
Help-U-Sell Greensboro246
Help-U-Sell 951 Realty325
Help-U-Sell Metropolitan145
Help-U-Sell Options Unlimited235
Help-U-Sell Broward Realty224
Help-U-Sell Honolulu Properties224
Help-U-Sell Keystone Realty44
Help-U-Sell Sims Realty314
Help-U-Sell Treasure Coast44

Over here on our Gross Sales Volume report, we find once again, Patrick Wood of Help-U-Sell Prestige Properties in Chino Hills, CA. Patrick claims first place with February sales totaling $9.2 million. February turned out to be a stellar month for Patrick!

In second place is Yasumi Davis of Help-U-Sell Golden Homes in Martinez, CA. She has closed February with a spectacular $2.4 million in sales. Great hustle from a small office. The Help-U-Sell way exemplified!

David Bartels, Broker/Owner of Help-U-Sell Full Service Realty

Not far behind in third place, by a margin of only $58,000, is David Bartels of Help-U-Sell Full Service Realty in Westlake Village, CA, with $2.3 million in sales.

OfficeGross Sales Volume
Help-U-Sell Prestige Properties$9,257,300
Help-U-Sell Golden Homes$2,453,000
Help-U-Sell Full Service Realty$2,395,000
Help-U-Sell Honolulu Properties$2,337,500
Help-U-Sell Advance Realty$1,669,000
Help-U-Sell Treasure Coast$1,421,000
Help-U-Sell 951 Realty$1,305,000
Help-U-Sell Mike Bowling$1,290,255
Help-U-Sell Greensboro$1,212,400
Help-U-Sell Broward Realty$997,950
Help-U-Sell Sims Realty$980,900

There is much uncertainty ahead for all of us. Not just in the real estate market, but every market we know from the stock market to the corner market. Every day changes dramatically before our eyes. Our deepest hope is that the momentum exhibited here for February can somehow be carried over into March and April, to a degree meaningful enough to continue to support our businesses and our daily lives. 

May everyone stay safe, comfortable, and healthy. 

Coaching: A Path to Success

Jack Bailey, Help-U-Sell Greensboro
Jack Bailey serves as a coach for Help-U-Sell Real Estate offices.

Coaching isn’t just for professional athletes. Real estate agents and brokers also benefit from the guidance and support of a coach. More than half of respondents to a 2014 survey by Inman said their business increased by at least 25 percent during the first year of working with a coach.

Of course, it can be pricey. Personal coaching costs most of the Inman respondents between $300 and $749 per month. Did you know that Help-U-Sell Real Estate offers small group coaching to our franchisees for no fee? Groups are limited to a small number of members, and they’re segmented based on the goals of the participants.

Coaching group members have weekly assignments such as creating a marketing budget and tracking their leads. They also learn from each other during open discussions.

In 2015, our brokers who participated in an internal coaching program saw an average revenue increase of 41.4 percent over 2014.

John Powell, one of Help-U-Sell Real Estate’s coaches, attributes this improvement to the change in point of view a coach is able to provide to a broker.

“A coach can stand outside of the business and view it with a different perspective than the broker who’s involved in the day-to-day operation,” said Powell. “The great thing about our program is, there’s no charge to our franchisees. It’s just a time investment.”

Participants see positive results from the guidance they receive.

“I think our business has benefited considerably,” said Eric Stalter, broker-owner of Help-U-Sell East Valley. “By setting goals on paper and tracking my leads and conversions, I am able to follow my business growth and actually see where I need change and improvement.”

If you’re interested in being coached, contact the corporate office. Jack Bailey of broker-owner of Help-U-Sell Greensboro, and the corporate office’s Powell and James Dingman all have openings in their weekly groups. Not yet one of our franchisees? Visit www.helpusellfranchise.com to learn how to become one.