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BRIAN PATE – REALTOR®, Real Estate Instructor

Brian@PateRealty.com
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Brian Pate has been a well-respected real estate professional for 30 years. During his time in the business, he has served as an agent, manager, instructor, coach and trainer for over 20,000 real estate students. In addition, the teams he has managed and coached have produced over $2 billion in real estate sales under his leadership.

Triangle MLS Pending Homes Sales Down

Triangle MLS Pending Homes Sales Down

This morning, Triangle MLS pending homes sales dropped to the lowest number we have seen in years. Only 6,.993 homes are under contract in the 16 county base area covered by the multiple listing service.

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Brian Pate Seminars Launches Coaching Program

Brian Pate Seminars Launches Coaching Program

Brian Pate Seminars has launched a coaching program for real estate agents that provides online training for agents. The coaching sessions will begin on Monday September 18th and the initial enrollment is limited to the first 20 people to register. The cost of the...

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What is your Personal Inflation Rate?

What is your Personal Inflation Rate?

Over the last few months, we have heard about inflation rates and how they have significantly increased over the last year. Most of us immediately think about what we get paid and then go back to the last time we had a raise. If it has been a while, we might even...

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Triangle MLS stats for August 11, 2022

Triangle MLS stats for August 11, 2022

Active: Active Listings- 5,295 Avg Resale days on market- 38 Median Resale days on market- 27 Avg List Price- $577,005 Med List Price- $460,000   Pending: Total Pending Listings- 7,339 Resale Pending Listings- 3,388 Resale Pending Avg List Price- $444,946 Resale...

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Are We In A Housing Bubble?

Are We In A Housing Bubble?

Many people are asking, “Are we in a housing bubble?” The simple answer is, “No.” There are no indications that we are in a housing bubble even though we are in the first phases of a recession.

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Bobby Bowden Obituary One Year Later

Bobby Bowden Obituary One Year Later

One year ago today, Bobby Bowden, former head coach of the Florida State Seminoles passed away. As a little boy in Tallahassee, Florida, I remember when Florida State hired Bobby Bowden in 1976 as the head football coach from West Virginia University. FSU had...

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Triangle Real Estate Statistics for July 2022

Triangle Real Estate Statistics for July 2022

July has been an interesting month in real estate activity in the Raleigh and Durham region of North Carolina. The number of listings is up, as are the number of sales, while days on market has started to shift due to some new rules with the Triangle MLS.

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My Friend Charles Johnson, Former NFL Wide Receiver

My Friend Charles Johnson, Former NFL Wide Receiver

Charles Johnson Tribute from Brian Pate Please bear with me for this one as I leave the real estate discussion to discuss something on a personal note. On Sunday night, July 17, 2022, I received a call that would change my life. The call was from Pat Kennedy, the...

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YEARS IN REAL ESTATE

NUMBER OF AGENTS IN NC BRIAN TEACHES PER YEAR

In Real Estate sales through teams Brian has managed

Featured Courses

General Update

4 hours of Update CE Credit for the 2022-2023 license year. Topics include: WWREA Disclosure, Racial Equity, Broker Fiduciary Duties, Laws and Rules updates and Licensing and Education Updates.

Broker-In-Charge Update

4 hours of Update CE Credit for the 2022-2023 license year. Topics include: WWREA Disclosure, Racial Equity, Broker Fiduciary Duties, BIC Best Practices Guide, Laws and Rules updates and Licensing and Education Updates.

Ethics Course

This course qualifies for 4 hours of continuing education credit from the North Carolina Real Estate Commission and qualifies for the 2.5 hours of Ethics training required by the National Association of Realtors.

Business Planning Clinic

Take your business to the next level in 2022. We'll study will study the difference between marketing, advertising and promotion. We will discuss financials, pros and cons of different business entities, and more. 

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We laugh. Some cry. We learn.

 

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Relevant and Effective

"After nearly a decade in this industry and 175 transactions, I’ve found Brian’s approach to be far more relevant and effective than any other instructor in my career. Aside from an enjoyable and interactive learning environment, Brian’s real world experience definitely breaks the stereotype of 'those who can’t do, teach.'"

Jordan Lee
Principal - Nest Realty, Raleigh - Durham - Chapel Hill, NC

Worthy of Trust

"Brian is consistently an exceptional performer, worthy of trust and a gentleman of the first order. I have no hesitation in associating my name with his work."

Nick Long
Terremark, Miami, FL

Expert Real Estate Advice

"I came to know Brian and appreciate his high degree of knowledge, dedication and professionalism. He is the first person I call when I need expert real estate advice."

Fred Gebarowski
Wake Tech, Garner, NC

Motivated

"Regardless of the location and crowd, Brian has never failed to keep the audience motivated and having fun. Without hesitation, I would recommend them."

Stephen Meserve
IBM, Jacksonville, FL

Fun

"Brian and his team go out of their way to make sure that no matter what type of event, everyone is having fun! Brian has been doing this for many years and it shows. We have a blast any time we are at one of his events."

Mica Parekh
IWP Photography, Wake Forest, NC

Professional

"Brian is a professional who is personal. He finds out the needs of your group and accommodates those needs. I have given his name out to many others and would hire him again in an instant should the need arise."

Teesa McKinley
Independent Health and Fitness Professional, Raleigh, NC

Very Effective Motivator

"Brian’s enthusiasm is contagious. He leads by example and is a very effective motivator."

Doug Parsons
Clear Channel Communications

State Exam

"He made the class fun, explained the materials and took the time to make sure every student understood. Thanks to Brian I passed my state exam."

Melissa Schartz
Wells Fargo Mortgage, Raleigh, NC

Straight Forward Approach

"Brian’s teaching style provides a great jumpstart for anyone entering the real estate industry. His straight forward approach and sheer enthusiasm get all-new agents off on the right foot."

Erin Darnell
English Realty Group, Raleigh, NC

Knowledgable

"Charming, knowledgable, smart, quick- a good teacher and trainier- I highly recommend Brian Pate for any kind of business setting."

Kathy Legnaioli
Fonville Morisey Realty, Chapel Hill, NC

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