Laugh Your Way to Real Estate Sales Success
“If you could read only one real estate book, whether you are a seasoned real estate agent or new to the industry, this is the book for you because it shows—in a funny and disarming way—how homes are bought and sold, and the humorous underbelly of a very serious business. This well-written book will appeal to real estate agents, real estate buyers and sellers, and investors who work with Realtors.”
–Octavio Nuiry, Managing Editor, Housing News Report
50% of this book’s proceeds will be donated to Farm Sanctuary, the Alameda County Food Bank and Poodle Rescue.
“This book raises the bar for others of its kind. Top-notch success tips, practical solutions to challenges, and how to consistently make money in a field that tests one’s perseverance. All delivered with wit and humor.”
-Judd McIlvain, Emmy Award-winning TV and radio consumer reporter
Real estate sales has the image of being fast, easy money. In reality, the average Realtor earns closer to $40,000 a year and incurs heavy overhead. But with the right techniques and hard work, an income comparable to that of corporate executives and advanced-degree professionals is possible.
In this book, Cathy Turney presents the winning techniques that have put her in the top 10 percent of all Realtors in sales production nationwide. Tips like how to:
- Get the edge on your competition
- Avoid costly mistakes made by others
- Recognize red flags.
All delivered with wit and humor.
“For my money, this is the best book for “laughing your way to real estate sales success.” Cathy gives so many useful little nuggets of information in this book while at the same time reminding you how important it is to keep laughter in your day.”
-Greg Welch, Real Estate Radio Show
“This is it – golden lessons on getting to the top and staying there!”
John Robinson, founder of PassionQuest Technologies LLC, No. 1 best-selling author and master business coach.
“A lot of sound advice and a lot of laughs.”
Chuck Lamb, past president, California Association of REALTORS
“Cathy walks her own talk, She started at the bottom in real estate and quickly became and stayed successful.”
Michael Gadams, past president, Contra Costa Association of REALTORS
“Cathy Turney will make you smart about home buying, selling, renting and just about anything else you can do with a home which is, after all, where the heart is.”
Jerry Zezima, nationally syndicated columnist and author of Leave it to Boomer and The Empty Nest Chronicles
Cathy Turney is the managing partner at Better Homes Realty in Walnut Creek, California. A licensed real estate broker (#01056789) and state certified
appraiser (#AR008672) for over 25 years, Cathy consistently places in the top 10 percent for production of all Realtors nationwide.
She has won numerous awards for sales and service and has served on the Professional Standards Committee at the Contra Costa Association of Realtors and was one of the first real estate appraisers to be licensed in California. She is a graduate of the University of California, Santa Cruz.
Cathy is also an award-winning humorist and has written for the San Francisco Chronicle and national magazines. Her book, Laugh Your Way to Real Estate Sales Success, won National and International Best Business Book of the Year Awards from the American Business Association in 2015. She continues sharing her helpful tips for buyers, sellers, and real estate agents on her blog at www.CathyTurneyWrites.com.