On May 20th, I put together a panel of experts for a three hour webinar. The focus of the webinar was to discuss the impacts of COVID-19 on residential real estate investors. The event was centered around a keynote address by Dr. Mark Dotzour. Dr. Mark G. Dotzour is a real estate economist who served for 18 years as Chief Economist of the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University in College Station. He has given more than 1,600 presentations to more than 295,000 people and has written over 90 articles for magazines and journals. His research findings have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Money Magazine and Business Week.
- First 30 Minutes: Introduction of speakers
- One hour: Keynote Presentation: “The Economic Outlook for the Residential Real Estate Market” Mark Dotzour
- Thirty Minutes: Q&A with Mark Dotzour
- One Hour: Structured Panel discussing the presentation with all of the speakers and Q&A
Here is the keynote portion:
Dr. Mark G. Dotzour is a real estate economist who served for 18 years as Chief Economist of the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University in College Station. He has given more than 1,600 presentations to more than 295,000 people and has written over 90 articles for magazines and journals. His research findings have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Money Magazine and Business Week.
Kathy Fettke received her BA in Broadcast Communications from San Francisco State University and worked in the newsrooms of CNN, FOX, CTV and ABC-7. She’s past-president of American Women in Radio & Television. With a passion for researching and sharing the most important facts on real estate and economics, Kathy is a frequent guest expert on such media as CNN, CNBC, Fox News, NPR, CBS MarketWatch and the Wall Street Journal. She is the author of the #1 best seller, Retire Rich with Rentals, and is host of The Real Wealth Show – which is a featured podcast on iTunes with listeners in 133 different countries.
Rick Sharga is an accomplished Marketing executive with over 30 years of experience in consumer and business-to-business practice. His company, CJ Patrick Company has extensive experience in the Technology, Real Estate and Mortgage industries, but its process and approach to resolving business issues works across virtually all markets, and for companies ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 enterprises. Here is my podcast episode with him.
Kevin Ortner is the president and CEO of Minneapolis-based Renters Warehouse, the nation’s largest and fastest-growing residential property management company. Kevin has been a rental investor since college, and oversees the management of more than 20,000 homes across the United States. Here is my podcast episode with him.
Ken Channell has focused his career on organizational development and helping franchisees and their teams focus on using their strength to develop profitable businesses. Mr. Channell started as Director of Training in 1998 and was promoted to Vice President Team Development in 2005 before becoming Co-President in 2009. He has been in real estate franchising since 1977, beginning his career with the Gallery of Homes and later becoming vice president of marketing for ERA International in 1987, where he served for the next nine years. Mr. Channell graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Trevecca Nazarene University, a Master of Divinity degree from Duke University, and a Master of Arts degree from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Here is my podcast episode with him.
Daren Blomquist is Vice President of Market Economics for Auction.com. Prior to Auction.com, Blomquist directed ATTOM Media, a division of ATTOM Data Solutions, which publishes original real estate reports and analysis. The reports have been cited by thousands of media outlets nationwide, including: The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and USA TODAY. Blomquist also served as executive editor of the Housing News Report, named best newsletter by the National Association of Real Estate Editors in 2015 and 2016.
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