Jules B. Yates - Associate Broker / Team Leader
Jules B. Yates is a well known figure in the real estate industry, currently serving as the Associate Broker and Team Leader at RE/MAX Bayshore in the picturesque Traverse City, MI 49684. With a career spanning 35+ years, Jules is not just a real estate expert but a passionate advocate for client-centric service, embodying the belief that "real estate is not about us... it's about you."
A Commitment to Professionalism
One of Jules' defining characteristics is his unwavering commitment to professionalism. His 35 years in the field have not only made him an expert but a mentor and leader in the industry. He believes in setting the highest standards and inspiring the next generation of real estate professionals to follow suit.
Active Engagement in the REALTOR Association
Jules doesn't just talk the talk; he walks the walk. He is an active and respected member of his local REALTOR association, where he consistently contributes to the betterment of the real estate community. His dedication to the industry is evident through his involvement in several committees, where he tirelessly works to address issues, improve practices, and advocate for the interests of both clients and fellow real estate professionals. Active and former committees: MLS Committee (member and chairman) , Forms Committee (member), Board of Directors (2 Term), Professional Standards Committee (former member).
I am a current member (and past Chairman) of the Traverse Area Association of Realtors (TAAR) Multiple Listing Service (MLS) Committee and a member of the TAAR Forms Committee.
I have earned the following Designations and Certifications: CRS, SRS, SRES, ABR, RSPS, Epro, SFR, PSA & Green
1. Certified Residential Specialist(CRS) Designation.
The Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) is the highest Designation awarded to sales associates in the residential sales field. It recognizes professional accomplishments in both experience and education. CRS® Designees are experienced REALTORS® who complete advanced training in listing and selling and meet rigorous production requirements.
2. Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR) Designation.
The Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR®) designation is the benchmark of excellence in buyer representation. This coveted designation is awarded to real estate practitioners by the Real Estate BUYER'S AGENT Council (REBAC) of the National Association of REALTORS® who meet the specified educational and practical experience criteria.
3. Resort and Second-Home Property Specialist (RSPS) Certification
REALTORS® specializing in the resort and second-home market. The certification is education-based and REALTORS® gain valuable knowledge to facilitate the buying, selling or management of properties for investment, development, retirement or second homes in a resort, recreational and/or vacation destination.
4. The GREEN Certification
NAR's Green Designation provides advanced training in green building and sustainable business practices so that you can seek out, understand, and market properties with green features.
5. The Short Sale and Forclosure Resource (SFR) Certification.
Designed for real estate professionals at all experience levels, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource certification, or SFR for short, gives me a framework for understanding how to:
Direct distressed sellers to finance, tax, and legal professionals Qualify sellers for short sales Develop a short-sale package Negotiate with lenders Tap into buyer demand Safeguard your commission Limit risk Protect buyers
6. EPRO Certification
REALTORS® who has successfully completed the e-PRO training program for real estate professionals. Endorsed by the National Association of REALTORS®, the e-PRO course teaches professionals the nuts and bolts of working with real estate on-line: Web sites, e-mail, on-line tools, and most of all, what today's consumer really wants.
7. Pricing Strategy Advisor Certified (PSA)
The Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA) certification is specifically designed to enhance your skills in pricing properties, creating CMAs, working with appraisers, and guiding clients through the anxieties and misperceptions they often have about home values.
8. Seller Representative Specialist (SRS)
The Seller Representative Specialist (SRS) designation is the premier credential in seller representation. It is designed to elevate professional standards and enhance personal performance. The designation is awarded to real estate practitioners by the Real Estate Business Institute (REBI) who meet specific educational and practical experience criteria.
Expert Negotiator, Home Marketing Expert, Home Photographer and Videographer, Professionaly Trained Salesman.
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Jules Yates brings 35+ years experience to Re/Max Bayshore. Jules Specializes in Residential Sales, Vacant Land Development, Site Condominiums and New Construction.