This week we visit the state of Vermont, home of Ken Libby a broker at Stowe Realty in Stowe, Vermont.
Ken is a highly decorated commercial real estate broker with over 30 years of experience. He is a 3-time Vermont Realtor of the Year. He specializes in single-family and 2nd home investment opportunities. At the national level, Libby is one of 43 members of the executive committee of the National Association of Realtors, which leads the 1.1-million-member organization. He was presidential liaison for the national association’s international and global division in 2010. He chairs the board of advisers for Associated Realty of the Americas, an invitation-only luxury real-estate referral network, which has members in Mexico, Canada, the U.S., plus a number of European countries.
Here’s What You’ll Discover
- Strategies to stand out in a smaller market.
- Why Ken networks with his competition.
- Why having mastermind groups and accountability partners are vital to your success.
- Why Ken didn’t make a dime on his highlighted transaction.
- The importance of knowing the players in your deal.
- What Ken feels is a major threat to our industry.
Mentions & Resources
- National Association of Realtors
- Commercial Source
- Invest In America
- How a Second Home Can Be Your Best Investment – Tom Kelly & John Tuccillo
- What American’s Want…Really – Frank Luntz
- Born Free and Taxed To Death – Rory O’Rourke
- Education, education, education!
- Find a mentor.
- Network through your local associations and membership organizations.
- “Break every problem down to it’s lowest common denominator.”
- “Control” the deal process.
- Understand that data and market knowledge has value – don’t give it away for free.
- Develop and master negotiating skills.
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- – Check out Ken’s full bio here
– Call Ken at 802-793-2002