Category Archives: REALTOR Life

If your Punta Cana real estate agent seems disorganized, unprofessional or just makes you queasy… you are not alone.

As Realtor, I am faced with fairly routine negativity about the profession. Realtors are greedy or liars… I’ve heard it all. Here are some of my personal experiences 😣 while navigating the unregulated, Punta Cana Real Estate Jungle. My personal space to vent and complain- and to show off a little. At times, some of my stories may be hard to believe but, they are all true. It is important to note that some names and identifying features of people, places, and businesses may be changed throughout this blog in an effort to preserve the anonymity of those who may wish to not be seen in the light I shed upon them.

Why I Became A Real Estate Agent

“Do what you love.” How many people can actually have the opportunity to do that?

Yet that is exactly what I have done. I started working in Real Estate after several years in another field. I have grown to love it, and to love the opportunities it has given me to help people in Punta Cana. Continue reading Why I Became A Real Estate Agent

The Ways I Handle a Competitor Who’s Trying to Bring Me and my Real Estate Business Down in Punta Cana

If your competition isn’t playing nice, (and most of us in business in Punta Cana are used to this) you don’t have to lie down and take it. Here are some ways to fight back when the going gets tough. Continue reading The Ways I Handle a Competitor Who’s Trying to Bring Me and my Real Estate Business Down in Punta Cana

Would You Trust A Guide Who Had Never Even Been On The Beaten Path, Let Alone The Unbeaten Path?

“Stay out of my territory,” Walter White warns a rival in Breaking Bad.

It might seem odd to follow the advice of a criminal kingpin, but Walter White is right. Sticking close to your own territory and area of expertise is something every REALTOR® should do. Continue reading Would You Trust A Guide Who Had Never Even Been On The Beaten Path, Let Alone The Unbeaten Path?

Punta Cana: A Lawless Wild West

I have been selling real estate in Punta Cana for more than a decade. I remember working in the New York property market for a couple of years. In New York agents and office workers, were required to adhere to the highest ethical standards, and we were forbidden to refer clients to landscapers, architects, painters, decorators, and finance companies for a fee. Even the suggestion that we had bent the rules and could benefit from a kickback would lead to immediate termination.

The market in Punta Cana is very different. Continue reading Punta Cana: A Lawless Wild West

My Episode of House Hunter’s International in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

House Hunters International follows me with a newly engaged couple find their new Punta Cana home!

Cory St. Clair from Indiana and his fiancé Karen-Ann Peterson a native and former Miss Aruba, embark on a journey to find their new home in Punta Cana. The show begins with the couple at The Gold Coast Residence in Aruba, visiting some of their favorite places such as The Screaming Eagle Restaurant, Paseo de Herencia shopping mall and photo shoot with one of Aruba’s well-known photographer Ms. Julia Renfro on Eagle Beach. Continue reading My Episode of House Hunter’s International in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic