May Brokerage Award Winners | DOBI

May Brokerage Award Winners

Stay the Course, Trust the Process

June is HERE, and we have fully been enjoying this beautiful summer weather warming up around Michigan. Despite the increase in interest rates, the market is actually balancing out for both buyers and sellers, without the frenzy it was last summer.  

Jon Aucott from Superior National Bank gave us an update on the increasing rise in interest rates and what it means for both buyers and sellers, as well as our our agents can best educate their clients. The fed’s said they will continue to raise rates to slow inflation and the housing market down, but for the first time in the last two weeks we’ve seen rates stabilize in our market. Additionally, year over year there has been a 19.5% increase in property values, which is great news for sellers or those sellers on the fence. Fun fact: the hottest housing market in all of the country is in Tampa, Phoenix, and Miami, delivering a 44% YOY return on property values. 

Simon delivered the motivational speech we all needed to hear today: “Stop wishing and make it happen.” Quarter 1 was a challenging period for many agents, but Simon reminds us that moving forward, to continue to focus on the things you can control and not the things you cannot. Understand the market, continue to build relationships, and get better at your craft are all things you can control that will build your business in the long run. Stay tuned on our social media this month to hear more on the message Simon delivered.

Please help us congratulate our monthly brokerage winners below! 

Our Big Wave winner is peer-nominated by agents and staff. This month the award was given to agent, Rachel Carnovsky! Rachel’s positive attitude and helpfulness toward our agents has named her Big Wave for the month of May. She is always helping out with showings, open houses, and anything else her peers need. Keep it up, Rachel!

Best in Class is given to the DOBI staff member representing our core values, peer-nominated by fellow agents and staff. This month our winner goes to our Agent Success Manager and CVO (‘Chief Vibes Officer’), Nick Moons! Nick is constantly working hard for our agents and always bringing the good vibes into the office. We are lucky to have you Nick! 

Our Broker’s Choice award is given to the agent who has gone above and beyond that month, nominated by our Broker Chris LeBlanc. This month our winner goes to Lindsay Lawrie! Last month, Lindsay had 6 units pending for nearly $4 million. Lindsay is always working hard, especially balancing both being a mother and working full time in real estate. That is incredible, keep it up! 

The Grit Award winner is given to the individual with the most units sold for the month, and this month our winner is Patrick Jarjis! Patrick closed 6 units last month, and has been Bossing Up for his clients all month long. Congratulations, Patrick! 

We have a back-to-back winner for our Top Dog this month, going to The VS Group closing 4 units at $3.6 million. Vic and his team have well deserved this win as they are always working hard for their clients, day in and day out. It takes years of dedication and growth to consistently remain a top dog here at DOBI. Congratulations to Vic and his team! 

Stay tuned for next month’s winners. Keep up with us on social media!