With over thirty years of experience in real estate, Doug has had a varied career in virtually all aspects of the real estate industry. He has a strong background in business with an emphasis on Management, Sales, Financing, Leadership, and Team building. Doug brings this business approach to the sale of homes while working with both sellers and buyers. His approach is to provide information to the client by providing historical trends along with information on the future direction of the market. “It really isn’t so much about what the property is worth today, but what will the property be worth in 6 months or 6 years that is important to sellers and buyers…”
How long have you been selling real estate in golf markets like Naples, Florida and Cashiers, North Carolina?
Do you believe that for real estate agents to be successful in golf sales they need to play the game regularly?
Yes, they need understand the game to properly assist the buyer with matching to the right course and community.
What is one thing that you feel is important for any real estate agent to know when working with a golf centric buyer?
The golf centric buyer is looking for a lifestyle. The agent needs to understand golf, be knowledgeable about the different golf communities and also the real estate market.
Have you used your “Golf Certification” logo and branding to your advantage in 2021?
Do you believe that when clubs invest into their amenities it positively affects the market value of homes in or near the community? If so, how do you articulate that to buyers?
Yes, By talking about the investment the club is making to continually upgrade the facilities. It protects home values.
Favorite golf course:
Grosse Ile Golf and Country Club
Fastest real estate transaction you ever had:
5 days, offer to closing
Your career before real estate:
Always real estate
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Place you would love to travel to:
Anywhere with Golf
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