The Coastal Carolinas Association of REALTORS® is committed to providing you with an outstanding, comprehensive real estate education series. Top producing REALTORS® have discovered that a key element to their success is knowledge. By taking full advantage of the classes we offer, you will boost your level of productivity and skill set.
Among the many programs our full-service Education Department offer are courses to renew your license, update your skills, gain tools as a new agent and become certified in a certain area of the industry.
OUR EDUCATION SERIES INSTRUCTORS
Brianne “Brie” Bender has been in the Myrtle Beach since 2006 where she began her Real Estate career managing a small Real Estate firm in Little River. In 2011 she obtained her Broker In Charge license and is now the Broker In Charge of Beach Realty Group & Beach Rental Group.
As the Broker in Charge of both companies she handles all New Agent Training for the Real Estate division, and oversees the acquisition of new owners and tenants for the Rental Division.
Brie prides herself on her involvement with CCAR. She is currently serving a three year term on the Board of Directors, is the Chair of the Professional Education Committee, and is heading up efforts as the Chair of the Young Professionals Network trying to get younger agents involved in community outreach and supporting the ever changing world of homeownership.
Jeremy Blanton is the Founder of 210 Consulting- Social Media Advisors which assist both individuals and businesses with understanding how social media platforms work and also how to use them to increase their business online. He shares personally from his experiences as a top producing real estate agent and online community building with companies such as ActiveRain and LendingTree.
Over the past four years, he has traveled around the country teaching thousands how to use social media networks to increase their business. He has spoken at conferences such as: National Association of REALTORS® TechEdge, Inman’s Agent Reboot, RETSO, Coldwell Banker’s Generation Blue, RE/MAX, and many others. He has been published in various publications and sites including Coldwell Banker, Tech Savvy Agent, Rubbermaid, Inman Next, REALTOR® Magazine, Florida REALTORS® and his local newspaper.
Jeremy has now rejoined the REALTOR® family, by becoming an agent with RE/MAX Southern Shores.
When Jeremy is not busy working, he loves getting out & enjoying some of the most beautiful golf courses Myrtle Beach has to offer. He is a professional army golfer (left, right, left, right down the course.) His other loves include spending time with his awesome wife and three children which he calls his “built in entertainment system.”
Susan Lucas has over 30 years of experience in the Real Estate Industry. Susan started her career in New Jersey as a sales agent, and then spent more than 10 years in New York. She then relocated to Myrtle Beach in 2001 where she was a sales manager, trainer, and a Broker in charge. Susan loves technology and has her own training company, Real Estate Tech Tips & Training. She spends a great deal of her time helping fellow REALTORS® unravel the technology maze.
Susan is very involved in her Association by serving on the professional education committee and is serving a one year term on the CCAR Board of Directors. She also represents the Association as the Secretary of the South Carolina REALTORS® Education Foundation.
Pierre Rattini of MB Buzz, LLC is an online marketing advisor and strategist. He works with REALTORS® and businesses to create online awareness and branding in this new era of marketing. He understands that we now live in a reputation and relationship economy and he leverages the available resources, platforms and tools to deliver solutions for business owners, coaches, managers and leaders.
Since 1987 he has successfully owned and operated several small businesses. Today he works with business owners and professionals designing and implementing their online strategies to increase reputation, brand awareness, traffic, leads and sales.
Pierre also teaches a hands-on-training series on various topics for CCAR on the 2nd Wednesday of each month. As well as presenting technology topics during the CCAR Webinar Series. Pierre is also our 2014 Affiliate of the Year!