Meet Our Instructors
With over 20 years of Sales & Marketing experience in Residential, National Commercial Services, and Lender Sales. It is my goal to be a valuable resource to my clients and the Chicago Team! I will share strategies and offer tools & resources that will save you time and money. My goal is to provide strong communication, valuable resources and quick response times. What that means is you can count on me, and my team to be there to fulfill your business requests.
Jun 29: Virtual Class – Title & Escrow 101
Ron Chin is the author of the book How to Build an In-Law Unit in California: Your Essential Guide. He decided to write the book after completing a challenging ADU project on his property in Fremont. He began writing professionally when he worked for PeopleSoft as a curriculum developer, and later as a technical writer. He currently is a realtor with Realty World.
Jun 24: Virtual Class – Putting Yourself in Clients Shoes
As a real estate licensed broker and owner of Stonecrest Lending in Oakley, CA she has helped hundreds of veterans achieve the dream of homeownership.
She is a leading voice for supporting veterans and programs recognizing their service and sacrifice and is committed to correcting and changing the perception among many veterans and even some realtors that VA home loans are too complicated or troublesome.
Laura has worked tirelessly over the last several years educating and informing veterans how to understand and take advantage of this valuable homeownership program. She has realized that many realtors want this same kind of information to help their clients succeed with a VA loan.
As a result of this discovery, Laura has developed this workshop to teach realtors the steps, they need to take in order to succeed with veteran buyers who use their VA home loan benefit.
Bobbi Decker started her career with a scholarship as one of the first women graduates from Boston College. She was the first coach of the New England Patriots Cheerleading squad and taught high school biology and chemistry. Teaching has been in her DNA ever since. Being an instructor for Anthony’s Real Estate School and the chairperson of multiple committees as well as directorships for her local Real Estate Association and the National Association of REALTORS®(NAR). She also co-produced and hosted three local television shows, a radio program on the Wall Street Business Network and had a newspaper column for six years in the San Francisco Examiner. These efforts all gave the same energy and competencies to informing and educating the consumer as well as REALTORS®. The insights and depth of knowledge derived from these efforts and her continuing high levels of performance as an active Realtor/Associate Broker adds substantial value in the delivery of the nine NAR courses she is certified to teach. Her most recent acknowledgments are that she is a member of the Real Trends 2018 top 1% of REALTORS® and has launched an entirely new course for NAR called “Marketing Strategies & Lead Generation.”
Jul 7: 20-Hour CA-DBO Pre Licensing Class for Mortgage Loan Originators
Tim is the co-founder of VirtualTourCafe, a real estate virtual tour, photography, and marketing service for real estate agents in every state from New York to Hawaii.
Tim has over 40 years of sales, marketing, and photography experience. Tim is a native Californian and grew up in San Mateo. He has been a guest host twice on the QVC Television show and is a two-time best-selling author on Amazon. Tim has been a contributing writer and quoted in RISMedia and RETechnology and has had articles published in Real Estate Magazine.
Tim enjoys public speaking, writing, travel, photography, scuba diving and golf.
Daniela Lungu, founder of the Law Offices of Daniela Lungu, devotes her law practice to asset protection through estate planning. Ms. Lungu’s goal is to provide the people of the Bay Area and California with the highest quality, and most personalized legal services possible. Her attention to detail and a high level of communication with her clientele distinguish her from other attorneys in the field.
Jul 16: Virtual Class – The Basics of Estate Planning: Wills & Trusts
Oct 21: Virtual Class – The Basics of Estate Planning: Wills & Trusts
CEO of The Medford Real Estate Team, Carl ranks amongst the top Realtors in the San Francisco Bay Area. Awarded the title of Trulia.com Mayor for excellence in online content, he has written for numerous sources, including HomeGain and Trulia Pro Blogs. A featured author for Inman.com, Carl is also a Gerson Lehrman Group council member, advising industry professionals on all things real estate. Carl has been quoted in the Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, LA Times, San Francisco SFGate, Seattle Times, East Bay Times (Oakland), Kiplinger Personal Finance, Yahoo.com Finance, New York Real Estate News, Mortgage Professionals of America, CRS Residential Specialist Magazine and more. He has also been interviewed on KPIX-5. Carl writes the weekly Real Estate Reality columns in the Castro Valley Forum and San Leandro Times newspapers and is a sought-after speaker at real estate events across the country and California MLSs, including the 2019 CRS Sell-A-Bration in Las Vegas. He is also a webinar presenter for Council of Residential Specialists. He is a member of Gary Keller’s Mastermind Group, composed of the top 150 Keller Williams agents worldwide. A licensed General Contractor, he co-owns The Next Stage, a professional staging company, Rinnovo Home Renewal Solutions, a property prep company and Atresco, LLC, a real estate investment company.
Mony is a survivor of the Killing Fields of Cambodia, a former Livermore Police Officer of 17 years, a top producing Realtor for over 12 years at Compass, who is known as the #givingbackrealtor. Mony recently authored the children’s book Officer M.N.O.P and Me—How Police Officers Serve the Community On and Off Duty” and founded two nonprofit organizations–Rising Young Leaders, focused on youth leadership, and is the co-founder of Tri-Valley Nonprofit Alliance–dedicated to strengthening the community by supporting local nonprofits.
Mony has been featured on CBS Early Show and ABC Extreme Make Over-Home Edition for his community service. Some of his awards include the Good Neighbors Award from Bay East Association of Realtors in 2014, the Good Neighbors Award from National Association of Realtors in 2017, the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Award in 2018 and the St. Mary’s College Meritorious Service Award in 2019.
Jul 14: How to be the #1 Offer
Michael Soon Lee
Michael Soon Lee, CRS, GRI is a multicultural expert and author of eight books including “Secrets of Selling Multicultural Real Estate Clients” and “Black Belt Negotiating”. He has been a real estate broker for over 30 years selling hundreds of homes to buyers of all cultures.
June 23: Virtual Class – Black Belt Negotiating
Attorney. 1987 Graduate of Santa Clara Law School. 30 years practice of law in the real estate field, including purchase contract disputes, disclosure cases, evictions, easement and property line cases, quiet title actions and partition cases. Partner since 1995 of Randick O’Dea Tooliatos Vermont and Sargent in Pleasanton and Castro Valley. 2011 Bay East affiliate of the year.
Jul 23: Damages and Remedies for Breach of the Purchase Agreement
Oct 13: Risk Management: Areas of Obvious Risk for Real Estate Professionals