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WAYNE & RUTHE PENNER BACKGROUND

EXPERIENCE

  • Wayne has been in the Real Estate profession since 1973, Ruthe since 1987
  • Consistent award winner (Winnipeg)
  • Consistent award winner nationally (in top 50 for Canada)
  • National Cairmans Club Member ( top 1% nationally)
  • Proven track record in the buying and selling process involved in all types of Real Estate transactions
  • Specialized experience with the process involved working with government/municipal officials in conversion of raw land into serviced land
  • Skilled in the pre-marketing process of selling serviced building lots
  • Experienced with the marketing approach of phased lot releases
  • Skilled understanding of the marketing process at pre-construction of new homes and condominium projects. See Note
  • Skilled in the on going marketing process for condominium and housing projects.
  • Proven track record and an above average understanding of what it takes to successfully complete the marketing of projects in a timely fashion for the benefit of all involved
  • Have construction knowledge
  • Have a nationally “Luxury Home” designation with specialty skills required when working in all levels of this niche market-
  • Proven track record working with all age groups in buying and selling of Real Estate
  • Have specialized experience and knowledge of working with the seniors group

 Note: Our extensive experience in successful marketing projects before construction begins will be a great resource to any developer. We know how to promote the project from drawings and can assist the end user with understanding of time lines and the planning process. We can promote the dream and maintain the enthusiasm. Our experience has shown that we are the go to people and are in a “hand holding” relationship with the need for reassurance and confidence and to reconfirm that their decision is correct.

STRENGTHS

  • Skilled set of professional promotional skills
  • Experienced in the development and implementation of successful advertising programs
  • Proven ability to create sense of excitement and urgency
  • Have a dedicated commitment to the job
  • Excellent follow through skills
  • Hard working
  • Ability to identify and address developers' needs & concerns.
  • Have excellent construction knowledge
  • Successful track record
  • Honest reputation
  • Recognized name within the community and industry
  • Ability to understand & communicate development/contractual agreements
  • Skilled negotiators
  • Ability to successfully conclude all elements of a transaction
  • Easy accessibility
  • Quick call back time
  • Readily available
  • Access to all Royal LePage resources
  • Wayne & Ruthe full time realtors with broker status
  • Commitment to privacy, discretion and professionalism
  • Excellent network of existing and potential purchasers
  • Ability to work independently
  • Cooperative working style
  • Skilled understanding and knowledge of marketing trends and their impact on the current real estate market
  • Access to latest and developing housing statistical information
  • Excellent understanding of Life Lease and assisted care living concept
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Skilled in developing relationships with customers
  • Have a network of professionals in place to help complete the transaction with ease and help coordinate and facilitate a seamless move

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • University of Manitoba Grad with 10 years teaching experience
  • Brokers
  • Members of the Canadian Condominium Institute
  • Luxury home designation
  • Royal LePage University “E” agent designations
  • Have completed 8 years of the ongoing MREA Mandatory education program
  • Have attended the annual “National Association of Realtors Conferences” held throughout the USA, with world wide representatives in attendance numbering 30,000+, over last number of years in order to keep informed of all the latest trends, governance issues and educational developments in Real Estate
  • Have attended the “Canadian Real Estate Association” conventions and meetings through out Canada in order to keep current with all the latest Canadian governance laws and issues
  • Have been involved with the lobby process in Ottawa on behalf of WRA & MREA and have had personal appointments with many Manitoba MLA’s to discuss affordable housing initiatives along with other important issues that relate specifically to the Real Estate profession and industry


VOLUNTEERISM

  •  Since 1990 have chaired and served on a variety of committees’ with Winnipeg Realtors Association (WRA)
  • Served as a director on the Board for the Winnipeg Realtors Association since1992
  • Past president of WRA -1995
  • Currently serving as secretary treasure of Manitoba Real Estate Association (MREA)
  • Future President of MREA in 2009
  • Founding member of newly established Manitoba Real Estate Shelter Foundation with personal involvement in helping establish the mission statement and by laws for this non- profit foundation
  • Currently serving as Governor on the MREA Shelter Foundation
  • Both recognized as Board Builders for the Manitoba Real Estate Association Shelter Foundation
  • Actively involved with the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation which raises much needed funds to stop violence in Canadian communities. Have organizes charitable fundraising events in support of this cause
  • Recognized by the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation and nominated by peers for service given and awarded the first Royal LePage Shelter Foundation volunteerism award in 2006
  • Worked with Habitat for Humanity on a number of Winnipeg building projects
  • Donated time and fees by selling ” IDEA House” at Winnipeg Home Expressions Show with all proceeds going to support Habitat Housing builds.-ie Jimmy Carter Build etc.
  • Have worked with MREA serving Good Friday dinners at Siloam Mission in last 2 years

REW Resources (Wayne & Ruthe Penner)

REW Resources Inc, is a specialized real estate and marketing consulting service providing comprehensive planning and marketing services to a variety of residential and commercial developers.

REW is a group of highly motivated and educated professionals excelling in project marketing

Acting as prime development consultants or coordinating the work of multi disciplined sales team of professionals, REW will suit the specific needs of any developer.

REW Marketing and Areas of expertise

REW specializes in holding focus groups and informational feasibility studies.

· Identify target markets

· Research of market trends and absorption rates

· Creating identity for a project

· Design and implement marketing strategies to suit current market conditions

· Maximize “project” success potential

· Conduct market surveys

· Copy writing and brochure production

· Awareness advertising (long and short term)

· Effective site signage

· Coordinate press releases

· Broker participation

· Display suite design

· Promotional events

· End user seminars

· Coordination of direct and target mass mailers

· Staffing and management of display units

· Preparation of special events (Sod turning, ribbon cutting, media etc, )

· Development of sales agreements together with developers solicitors

· Web site production and maintenance

· Keen understanding of the importance of today’s technology and it’s impact on the success of current marketing practices

· Prepare newsletters and marketing package for potential customers

· Provide detailed information packages for all interested parties