Monica Neubauer

Whether it is a keynote or educational program, Monica’s core content improves the audience’s ability to problem solve, strategize and be more decisive about their careers and personal life.

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Monica was wonderful and presented information to our group in a fun and delightful way! I will definitely want her back next year!!” – Angela Blatt, Program Coordinator, Helena Association of REALTORS®

 

"Insighting" Leadership with Collaboration and Solutions

Effective leadership requires 360-degree vision: To empower your group, you must not only understand the personalities and skill sets of those you work with, you must understand your own. Through self awareness, you can help others grow. This eye-opening and engaging session reveals how behavioral models and key insights into relationships can be made actionable on any team.
Join Monica Neubauer to examine
• the basics of managing an effective meeting;
• the keystones of organization and respect;
• the power of creating a vision statement;
• what steps to take to address and counter fear;
• how divergent groups can cooperate;
• and, why every gift has a place at the leadership table.
3 hours; Modules Available; Time Flexible

10 Tips to Counter the Burnout Fog

Recent years and hectic markets have worn us out! While congratulations are due for persevering for your family and clients, continuing to exist in an exhausted, spent state just isn’t sustainable! Monica will give you 10 or more real tips for dealing with the brain fog, stress and exhaustion trying to take you under. She has been recognizing and implementing some practical tools in her life that she wants to share with you.
You’ll get action steps to help you …
• Find a healthy way through the mental and emotional space you are in.
• Cultivate a physical atmosphere that is encourages peace.
• Take steps to get back into a community of friends and colleagues.
1+ hour; workshop available

At Home with Diversity

Monica Talks About this SessionAt Home With Diversity® (AHWD) is an NAR certification program designed to present a picture of the changing face of the real estate industry. Since 1998, the At Home With Diversity® program has prepared over 20,000 REALTORS® to work effectively with and within today’s increasingly diverse pool of homebuyers. 7-8 hours

Financials for Agents: Setting Up Your Financials and Improving Tax Deductions

Are your finances in order? Do you have a separate checking account for your business? Are you paying your taxes quarterly? This session will give you important tips for organizing your finances so you always have the money in your business account to pay the costs that come with owning a business. Find out how to set up your accounts for easy accounting and tax reporting. Understand why successful business owners who have separate accounts and watch their tax deductions and payments always “know their numbers.” 3-4 hours

Multiple Offer Strategies that Work! Helping Buyers and Sellers Navigate this Market

We are in a busy seller’s market. Buyers need homes and sellers need guidance. Are you honoring your fiduciary responsibility to your clients by preparing and presenting offers in ways that put them in the best light? There are good tools to help buyers make stronger offers. And we want to protect our sellers, who are considering many options, by leading them in clear, ethical, and legal directions. Get checklists and takeaways to strengthen your client’s position in this fast-paced session. 3-4 hours

Podcasting: Let Your Voice Be Heard

Do you have a lot to say but haven’t found a way to express yourself professionally? Consider an audio podcast program that will allow you to reach the public and showcase your local experience and knowledge. Monica Neubauer, experienced podcaster for the National Association of REALTORS®, can help you take your podcast idea and make it a reality. This session will give you the essential elements for designing and implementing a podcast--including a start up checklist! Let your voice be heard and have your audience benefit from your expertise. 1-3 hours

Pricing in a Shifting Market

As a real estate professional, the consumer considers you to be a subject matter expert when it comes to pricing a property for sale. A successful transaction requires a correlation in the list price, the contract price and the appraisal value. You must be able to show the clients and appraisers real data to back up what they see in the marketplace. Find out how “Show, Don’t Tell” can help you explain why certain properties sell for more money than others. And what do appraisers need to help them with the appraisal – DATA! Get the data tools you need to prepare qualified property valuations, no matter what market you are experiencing. 1-3 hours

Selling Using the DiSC Profile

Communicate better with people based on their general personality and communication tendencies to help them feel comfortable in the transaction. If we can tailor our materials and presentations to their communication style, we will have greater success in forming a cohesive team and helping them make a decision. This enables agents to proactively help their client based on their needs and perceptions.
• Recognize clients’ general personality traits and adapt to their styles.
• Get better results with clients by using tools better communication tools
• Discover YOUR communication style so you can understand why you struggle to communicate with some personality types.
1-3 hours

The 3 C’s of Agent Relationships: Communication, Collaboration and Closing

The real estate professional is the only person who walks with the buyer or seller through every part of the transaction – consultation, searching, contracting, financing, inspecting, closing, and sometimes even the moving. How can you work with other professionals to benefit your mutual clients as well as help to keep the process focused and moving forward? Communication is crucial! Monica Neubauer will explore how agents and vendors can be a powerful team for real estate consumers in this fast-moving marketplace. This program has versions for lenders, appraisers and closing companies to help fine-tune their level of service as well as their bottom line. 1-2 hours

Use DiSC to Increase Awareness, Improve Communication and Build Relationships

When people understand how each of us is hardwired to communicate, we give each other more space to be the way we are. And we know who to ask to help us get things done according to what they do best. Using personality profiling in hiring and team building is one of the easiest ways to quickly understand people and help everyone move more quickly towards job satisfaction and good teamwork. This 4 hour session includes an Everything DiSC full profile for all association attendees. This session is a Team Building Consultation with engagement by all the team members. 4 hours

Change IS the New Normal

A revolution in culture and industry is happening at an exponential level. Technology is influencing every aspect of life and bringing a barrage of new ideas and concepts to the real estate industry. Change is a fast-moving train with no signs of slowing down, threatening to impact your effectiveness and profitability if you are complacent. Join Monica Neubauer as she shows you how successful professionals recognize real estate as a relationship business where people help people. She’ll help you develop a proactive attitude of growth and adaptability to balance “real time” living with the research, education, and social media for your evolving business model. 1 hour

KEYNOTE: Funtentional Living! Take Control to Live the Life You Choose

Do you feel life is happening too fast and it is mostly out of your control? Or have you established a mindset that celebrates your decisions and fills your life with laughter and a sense of well-being? Ultimately, it is about the choices you make in how you react to circumstances or other people. Join Monica Neubauer as she shows you the cost of decision making and how it relates to creating a successful life and business strategy. You will learn how to live your life with intention by evaluating options and resources and then applying decisions with gusto. Take control of your life with reflection, decisiveness and fun. And live life Funtentionally! 1 hour; Workshop version, “Maximizing Your Choice Funnel,” is also available.

Business Building Strategies: Plan for Income, Expenses, Prospecting and Growth

Helping clients purchase a property is a huge responsibility. A professionally run business helps you create a business of value and, more importantly, helps you think and act with predictable order and competence to serve your clients well. Defined, efficient systems to manage finances and lead generation prepare you to deliver desirable services and exceptional communication. Join Monica Neubauer as she provides you with the structure to help you own and run your own business as a real estate professional. 1, 2 hours; + Workshop, 4 hours

Fair Housing is Relevant

WATCH A SAMPLEAn increasingly diverse population in the United States means that we can have and do more business when we help everyone. This engaging program helps agents understand more broadly where the problems exist to increase awareness and how to practically help more people with better systems. The takeaways are relevant and specific in order to help agents take proactive steps to ensure housing stays fair for everyone. 3 hours

"Her presentations were great. One of the best fair housing classes I’ve sat in." - Desirae Lindquist, Director of Operations, Gallatin Association of REALTORS®

Getting the Seller’s Attention! Multiple Offer Strategies for Buyers

Your buyer offered on three houses, was not given a chance to counter, and is exhausted from going through this repeatedly How can you put together a competitive package that will give your buyer the best chance to purchase the house they want? There is a system for that! Get a list of actionable items to strengthen your buyer's offer, grab the seller’s attention, and make your offer the only one the seller wants to convert to a contract. 1 hour

Navigating the New Construction Process with Ease: Providing Value from Start to Finish

Today’s buyers are more aware than ever about viable housing options, including new construction. Understanding how new construction is a viable and desirable part of the inventory available to buyers is powerful. In this program, you will learn how to work effectively with builders and their representatives as well as how to educate your buyers regarding the process. You’ll find out how to manage buyer expectations, stay focused on their best interests, and be part of a collaborative team helping the buyer. Get the details you need to know to confidently serve today’s buyer with all the available options. 1, 3, 4 hours

“Monica’s classes are fun, energetic and informational. I love the personal references she includes to emphasize the material used. I would recommend her classes to anyone looking to further their education in their real estate career.” - Tamela Giroux, REALTOR®, Keller Williams

Negotiate with Confidence and Creativity

Negotiation happens throughout a real estate transaction: from the first contact to the closing. Successful negotiation takes perspective, attention to detail, and a sensitivity to situational nuances. If you want great results, you need to know how to objectively set the stage for open communication. In this program you’ll discover how to better understand motivations, identify the client’s key points, and employ wide-open thinking with creativity for outstanding results. 1-3 hours

Seller and Agent Collaboration: Teamwork for the Win

Savvy consumers expect their real estate professional to offer more market knowledge and experience than what they can uncover themselves online. Sellers want help with pricing the home, marketing the home, and managing the timeline. Are you prepared to give them realistic data that maximizes the sale of the property, regardless of its condition? Do you use Zillow and HGTV to everyone’s benefit? Get tools to not only secure listings but to get them sold. Set up your seller for success; learn how to develop a collaborative relationship where everyone wins. 1-4 hours

Setting the Stage for Buyer Success

Get buyers from “interested” to the closing table with great systems designed to ensure a smooth, enjoyable buying experience every time. You’ll review the entire process: asking good questions at the first appointment, educating buyers about state agency laws and good representation, showing qualified buyers the right properties, and leading the buyers to a decision. You’ll leave this session with new tools to boost your confidence in every transaction. As an added bonus, we’ll even review some of the finer points of contract preparation that smooth the path to success in a busy market. 1-3 hours

Speak Up and Be Heard! Approaching Communication Proactively

All the noise in our culture makes it hard to know when to tune in and when to tune out. There are things our clients need to hear us say in the midst of that noise. Monica Neubauer will teach you the way that today’s clients want to learn and communicate. She will also provide proactive communication tools that can deliver clarity and direction in any transaction. 1 hour

Yes, You Can Sell! The Art of Salesmanship and Transaction Management

Becoming a real estate licensee can be intimidating. If you have been struggling with understanding your role, it is time to learn the art of salesmanship and transaction management. Monica will provide you with a logical perspective regarding prospecting and leading buyers and sellers to a decision. First sell yourself, then sell houses. Learn from Monica, a top real estate producer, and discover ways to implement solid sales techniques into a systematic, effective real estate selling process. 1-3 hours

Your Personal Touch in a Digital World: Connecting Through Technology

We want everything, and we want it NOW. Are you stressed trying to live up to the consumer’s need for information at all hours of the day? Join Monica Neubauer as she provides you with a road map on how you can connect in a digital world proactively and with boundaries. Learn how to communicate more effectively with clients and other agents by implementing online systems meant for busy people. Monica will show you how to use technological resources in a manageable, affordable way to provide options for your clients so they can get what they want and need on their schedule – AND YOURS! 1, 3, 4 hour

Designations & Certifications

• ABR Accredited Buyer’s Representative; 2 days
• At Home with Diversity 1 day
• Buyers by Generation: Success in Every Segment 1 day
• New Home Construction and Buyer Representation 1 day
• Pricing Strategies: Mastering the CMA 1 day
• RENE Real Estate Negotiation Expert; 2 days
• SRS Seller Representative Specialist; 2 days
• SRES Senior Real Estate Specialist; 2 days
• Technology and Plans for Success CRS 1 day
• Succeeding in the Luxury Home Market CRS 1 day
• Digital Marketing: Establishing a Digital Brand CRS 1 day
• 7 Things Successful Agents Do Different: A Proven Business System CRS 1 day
• Converting Leads into Closings CRS 1 day
• Mastering Your Time to Achieve Your Goals CRS 1 day
• Win-Win Negotiation Techniques CRS 1 day
• Transforming Difficult Situations into Profitable Deals CRS 1 day
• Effective Buyer Strategies CRS 2 days

Monica’s Virtual Sessions Feature

    • A 10-15 minute bonus Q&A session

    • Content rich resource materials

    • A highly experienced virtual presenter who brings variety, energy and excitement to every session

She is FANTASTIC. She was fully comfortable with the hybrid, being flexible as we needed, and with all of the tech. We don’t see that very often with an instructor, so I was very happy. Her presentations were also great.” – Desirae Lindquist, Director of Operations, Gallatin Association of REALTORS®

It’s refreshing to work with someone with such professionalism and passion. Monica has always received wonderful reviews from our members. I can say without hesitation that Monica Neubauer is a fantastic instructor and your members will love having her teach.” – O’Hara Keszler, Pro. Development Director, Memphis Area Assn of REALTORS®

"Insighting" Leadership with Collaboration and Solutions

Effective leadership requires 360-degree vision: To empower your group, you must not only understand the personalities and skill sets of those you work with, you must understand your own. Through self awareness, you can help others grow. This eye-opening and engaging session reveals how behavioral models and key insights into relationships can be made actionable on any team.
Join Monica Neubauer to examine
• the basics of managing an effective meeting;
• the keystones of organization and respect;
• the power of creating a vision statement;
• what steps to take to address and counter fear;
• how divergent groups can cooperate;
• and, why every gift has a place at the leadership table.
3 hours; Modules Available; Time Flexible

10 Tips to Counter the Burnout Fog

Recent years and hectic markets have worn us out! While congratulations are due for persevering for your family and clients, continuing to exist in an exhausted, spent state just isn’t sustainable! Monica will give you 10 or more real tips for dealing with the brain fog, stress and exhaustion trying to take you under. She has been recognizing and implementing some practical tools in her life that she wants to share with you.
You’ll get action steps to help you …
• Find a healthy way through the mental and emotional space you are in.
• Cultivate a physical atmosphere that is encourages peace.
• Take steps to get back into a community of friends and colleagues.
1+ hour; workshop available

At Home with Diversity

Monica Talks About this SessionAt Home With Diversity® (AHWD) is an NAR certification program designed to present a picture of the changing face of the real estate industry. Since 1998, the At Home With Diversity® program has prepared over 20,000 REALTORS® to work effectively with and within today’s increasingly diverse pool of homebuyers. 7-8 hours

Financials for Agents: Setting Up Your Financials and Improving Tax Deductions

Are your finances in order? Do you have a separate checking account for your business? Are you paying your taxes quarterly? This session will give you important tips for organizing your finances so you always have the money in your business account to pay the costs that come with owning a business. Find out how to set up your accounts for easy accounting and tax reporting. Understand why successful business owners who have separate accounts and watch their tax deductions and payments always “know their numbers.” 3-4 hours

Multiple Offer Strategies that Work! Helping Buyers and Sellers Navigate this Market

We are in a busy seller’s market. Buyers need homes and sellers need guidance. Are you honoring your fiduciary responsibility to your clients by preparing and presenting offers in ways that put them in the best light? There are good tools to help buyers make stronger offers. And we want to protect our sellers, who are considering many options, by leading them in clear, ethical, and legal directions. Get checklists and takeaways to strengthen your client’s position in this fast-paced session. 3-4 hours

Podcasting: Let Your Voice Be Heard

Do you have a lot to say but haven’t found a way to express yourself professionally? Consider an audio podcast program that will allow you to reach the public and showcase your local experience and knowledge. Monica Neubauer, experienced podcaster for the National Association of REALTORS®, can help you take your podcast idea and make it a reality. This session will give you the essential elements for designing and implementing a podcast--including a start up checklist! Let your voice be heard and have your audience benefit from your expertise. 1-3 hours

Pricing in a Shifting Market

As a real estate professional, the consumer considers you to be a subject matter expert when it comes to pricing a property for sale. A successful transaction requires a correlation in the list price, the contract price and the appraisal value. You must be able to show the clients and appraisers real data to back up what they see in the marketplace. Find out how “Show, Don’t Tell” can help you explain why certain properties sell for more money than others. And what do appraisers need to help them with the appraisal – DATA! Get the data tools you need to prepare qualified property valuations, no matter what market you are experiencing. 1-3 hours

Selling Using the DiSC Profile

Communicate better with people based on their general personality and communication tendencies to help them feel comfortable in the transaction. If we can tailor our materials and presentations to their communication style, we will have greater success in forming a cohesive team and helping them make a decision. This enables agents to proactively help their client based on their needs and perceptions.
• Recognize clients’ general personality traits and adapt to their styles.
• Get better results with clients by using tools better communication tools
• Discover YOUR communication style so you can understand why you struggle to communicate with some personality types.
1-3 hours

The 3 C’s of Agent Relationships: Communication, Collaboration and Closing

The real estate professional is the only person who walks with the buyer or seller through every part of the transaction – consultation, searching, contracting, financing, inspecting, closing, and sometimes even the moving. How can you work with other professionals to benefit your mutual clients as well as help to keep the process focused and moving forward? Communication is crucial! Monica Neubauer will explore how agents and vendors can be a powerful team for real estate consumers in this fast-moving marketplace. This program has versions for lenders, appraisers and closing companies to help fine-tune their level of service as well as their bottom line. 1-2 hours

Use DiSC to Increase Awareness, Improve Communication and Build Relationships

When people understand how each of us is hardwired to communicate, we give each other more space to be the way we are. And we know who to ask to help us get things done according to what they do best. Using personality profiling in hiring and team building is one of the easiest ways to quickly understand people and help everyone move more quickly towards job satisfaction and good teamwork. This 4 hour session includes an Everything DiSC full profile for all association attendees. This session is a Team Building Consultation with engagement by all the team members. 4 hours

Change IS the New Normal

A revolution in culture and industry is happening at an exponential level. Technology is influencing every aspect of life and bringing a barrage of new ideas and concepts to the real estate industry. Change is a fast-moving train with no signs of slowing down, threatening to impact your effectiveness and profitability if you are complacent. Join Monica Neubauer as she shows you how successful professionals recognize real estate as a relationship business where people help people. She’ll help you develop a proactive attitude of growth and adaptability to balance “real time” living with the research, education, and social media for your evolving business model. 1 hour

KEYNOTE: Funtentional Living! Take Control to Live the Life You Choose

Do you feel life is happening too fast and it is mostly out of your control? Or have you established a mindset that celebrates your decisions and fills your life with laughter and a sense of well-being? Ultimately, it is about the choices you make in how you react to circumstances or other people. Join Monica Neubauer as she shows you the cost of decision making and how it relates to creating a successful life and business strategy. You will learn how to live your life with intention by evaluating options and resources and then applying decisions with gusto. Take control of your life with reflection, decisiveness and fun. And live life Funtentionally! 1 hour; Workshop version, “Maximizing Your Choice Funnel,” is also available.

Business Building Strategies: Plan for Income, Expenses, Prospecting and Growth

Helping clients purchase a property is a huge responsibility. A professionally run business helps you create a business of value and, more importantly, helps you think and act with predictable order and competence to serve your clients well. Defined, efficient systems to manage finances and lead generation prepare you to deliver desirable services and exceptional communication. Join Monica Neubauer as she provides you with the structure to help you own and run your own business as a real estate professional. 1, 2 hours; + Workshop, 4 hours

Fair Housing is Relevant

WATCH A SAMPLEAn increasingly diverse population in the United States means that we can have and do more business when we help everyone. This engaging program helps agents understand more broadly where the problems exist to increase awareness and how to practically help more people with better systems. The takeaways are relevant and specific in order to help agents take proactive steps to ensure housing stays fair for everyone. 3 hours

"Her presentations were great. One of the best fair housing classes I’ve sat in." - Desirae Lindquist, Director of Operations, Gallatin Association of REALTORS®

Getting the Seller’s Attention! Multiple Offer Strategies for Buyers

Your buyer offered on three houses, was not given a chance to counter, and is exhausted from going through this repeatedly How can you put together a competitive package that will give your buyer the best chance to purchase the house they want? There is a system for that! Get a list of actionable items to strengthen your buyer's offer, grab the seller’s attention, and make your offer the only one the seller wants to convert to a contract. 1 hour

Navigating the New Construction Process with Ease: Providing Value from Start to Finish

Today’s buyers are more aware than ever about viable housing options, including new construction. Understanding how new construction is a viable and desirable part of the inventory available to buyers is powerful. In this program, you will learn how to work effectively with builders and their representatives as well as how to educate your buyers regarding the process. You’ll find out how to manage buyer expectations, stay focused on their best interests, and be part of a collaborative team helping the buyer. Get the details you need to know to confidently serve today’s buyer with all the available options. 1, 3, 4 hours

“Monica’s classes are fun, energetic and informational. I love the personal references she includes to emphasize the material used. I would recommend her classes to anyone looking to further their education in their real estate career.” - Tamela Giroux, REALTOR®, Keller Williams

Negotiate with Confidence and Creativity

Negotiation happens throughout a real estate transaction: from the first contact to the closing. Successful negotiation takes perspective, attention to detail, and a sensitivity to situational nuances. If you want great results, you need to know how to objectively set the stage for open communication. In this program you’ll discover how to better understand motivations, identify the client’s key points, and employ wide-open thinking with creativity for outstanding results. 1-3 hours

Seller and Agent Collaboration: Teamwork for the Win

Savvy consumers expect their real estate professional to offer more market knowledge and experience than what they can uncover themselves online. Sellers want help with pricing the home, marketing the home, and managing the timeline. Are you prepared to give them realistic data that maximizes the sale of the property, regardless of its condition? Do you use Zillow and HGTV to everyone’s benefit? Get tools to not only secure listings but to get them sold. Set up your seller for success; learn how to develop a collaborative relationship where everyone wins. 1-4 hours

Setting the Stage for Buyer Success

Get buyers from “interested” to the closing table with great systems designed to ensure a smooth, enjoyable buying experience every time. You’ll review the entire process: asking good questions at the first appointment, educating buyers about state agency laws and good representation, showing qualified buyers the right properties, and leading the buyers to a decision. You’ll leave this session with new tools to boost your confidence in every transaction. As an added bonus, we’ll even review some of the finer points of contract preparation that smooth the path to success in a busy market. 1-3 hours

Speak Up and Be Heard! Approaching Communication Proactively

All the noise in our culture makes it hard to know when to tune in and when to tune out. There are things our clients need to hear us say in the midst of that noise. Monica Neubauer will teach you the way that today’s clients want to learn and communicate. She will also provide proactive communication tools that can deliver clarity and direction in any transaction. 1 hour

Yes, You Can Sell! The Art of Salesmanship and Transaction Management

Becoming a real estate licensee can be intimidating. If you have been struggling with understanding your role, it is time to learn the art of salesmanship and transaction management. Monica will provide you with a logical perspective regarding prospecting and leading buyers and sellers to a decision. First sell yourself, then sell houses. Learn from Monica, a top real estate producer, and discover ways to implement solid sales techniques into a systematic, effective real estate selling process. 1-3 hours

Your Personal Touch in a Digital World: Connecting Through Technology

We want everything, and we want it NOW. Are you stressed trying to live up to the consumer’s need for information at all hours of the day? Join Monica Neubauer as she provides you with a road map on how you can connect in a digital world proactively and with boundaries. Learn how to communicate more effectively with clients and other agents by implementing online systems meant for busy people. Monica will show you how to use technological resources in a manageable, affordable way to provide options for your clients so they can get what they want and need on their schedule – AND YOURS! 1, 3, 4 hour

Designations & Certifications

• ABR Accredited Buyer’s Representative; 2 days
• At Home with Diversity 1 day
• Buyers by Generation: Success in Every Segment 1 day
• New Home Construction and Buyer Representation 1 day
• Pricing Strategies: Mastering the CMA 1 day
• RENE Real Estate Negotiation Expert; 2 days
• SRS Seller Representative Specialist; 2 days
• SRES Senior Real Estate Specialist; 2 days
• Technology and Plans for Success CRS 1 day
• Succeeding in the Luxury Home Market CRS 1 day
• Digital Marketing: Establishing a Digital Brand CRS 1 day
• 7 Things Successful Agents Do Different: A Proven Business System CRS 1 day
• Converting Leads into Closings CRS 1 day
• Mastering Your Time to Achieve Your Goals CRS 1 day
• Win-Win Negotiation Techniques CRS 1 day
• Transforming Difficult Situations into Profitable Deals CRS 1 day
• Effective Buyer Strategies CRS 2 days

Monica did a wonderful job at our Women of Vision Conference. It was a fantastic day that our attendees left raving about – kudos to Monica!” – Garry Moon, Director of Professional Development, Ohio REALTORS®

As a Maverick Motivator, Monica Neubauer’s mission is to help people grow in positive directions in their personal and professional lives. Her content driven programming is about entrepreneurial focus, intentional choices, decisive and strategic problem solving which she delivers in a highly engaging and fun format. A maverick is an independent-minded person who believes in the freedom to choose their own definition of success and Monica incorporates that philosophy in her programming as she motivates her audiences and clients to immediately apply what they learn.

Monica has traveled to 48 states and 20 countries. Because of her broad base of education and varied life experiences, she is committed to creating a highly interactive learning environment with engagement and stories so the audience leaves wanting more. Her topics include communication, modern selling practices, negotiation, problem solving and maintaining a healthy life balance throughout.

Monica Neubauer, a practicing and award-winning REALTOR® since 2002, brings relevant and current information into her educational programs. She is the author of Straight Talk for Real Estate Success: 80 Tips for Structuring, Organizing, and Promoting Your Business. She hosts the Center for REALTOR® Development Podcast for the National Association of REALTORS® and has been featured in REALTOR® Magazine, The Residential Specialist Magazine, The Tennessean Newspaper, RISMedia and various state publications. She speaks regularly at local and national events. She is known for her ability to facilitate in-depth open conversations with industry leaders. She has earned multiple real estate certifications and is always looking for new things to learn and to bring to her audiences.

Monica Neubauer’s personal mission is to live life “Funtentionally” – always paying attention to what is and isn’t working and making the necessary changes for a successful life. She encourages people she connects with to acknowledge where they are, where they want to be and to make intentional choices about their use of time, money and relationships.

Check out Monica and her husband Mark’s latest passion project podcast AnOpenConversation.com.

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Awards and Recognitions

  • 2019 RIS Media Influencer Award
  • 2017 Presidential Achievement Award – TN RRCMonica Sitting
  • 2015 REALTOR® of the Year with the Williamson County Association of REALTORS® in Brentwood, TN
  • 2014 Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES) Outstanding Service Award from the National Association of REALTORS®

Designations / Certifications

  • Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR)
  • At Home with Diversity (AHWD)
  • Certified Residential Specialist (CRS)
  • EPro
  • Graduate REALTORS® Institute (GRI)
  • Real Estate Negotiation Expert (RENE)
  • Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES)
  • Sellers Representative Specialist (SRS)

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Monica’s Past Conferences

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  • Ohio Association Of REALTORS®
  • residential real estate council

Monica is one of the best instructors that I have ever worked with. She is very timely with all the materials that are needed for any event. She is very easy to work with; her subject matter is timely and relevant, and our members absolutely love her.”

Christie Bevington
Chief Operating Officer
Nebraska REALTORS® Association

Having just completed the SRES course you taught to our Irongate agents here in Dayton, I wanted you to know how much we all appreciated your teaching skills, your subject knowledge and your enthusiastic passion for this important segment of the real estate market. Your sincerity and concern for the ‘mature’ in our society made the class seem both timely and relevant.” 

Steve Brown
2014 President
National Association of REALTORS®

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