Joan Erni to Offer Expert Advice on Luxury Referral Services Panel at Luxury Real Estate Spring Retreat
Posted by Robert Lockard — April 18, 2007
(SEATTLE, Wash.) – Joan Erni, a relocation expert with Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty, will join a panel of four other real estate experts to discuss a new program from Luxury Real Estate called Luxury Referral Services. The panel will convene at the Luxury Real Estate Spring Retreat in Key Biscayne, Fla., which is scheduled to run from April 22 to 24.Luxury Real Estate’s new program called Luxury Referral Services is generating positive buzz in the industry. As home buyers and sellers demand quicker responses to their inquiries, Luxury Referral Services will provide an essential tool to brokers who want to provide the best service to their customers’ changing demands. Luxury Real Estate experts will handle referrals sent from one broker to another to ensure that both benefit from these deals and improve their customer service. Luxury Referral Services will also improve the quality of Internet leads from LuxuryRealEstate.com and ensure that customers are assisted within 24 hours of requesting information.“I appreciate this opportunity to share my expertise and insight into this new service,” said Erni, who is the vice president of Relocation at Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty on Long Island in New York.Erni is a licensed sales associate, and has earned her Certified Relocation Professional and Global Mobility Specialist designations. She has been involved in the Relocation field for the past 17 years. Prior to being appointed vice president, she has been an outgoing coordinator, incoming coordinator, corporate property manager, and Relocation director, which helps bring understanding to all phases of the real estate industry. In her current position she is also responsible for overseeing the marketing efforts of her company’s Relocation Center.She is an active member of the Relocation Directors Council. She serves on or has served on numerous committees including being a current member of the RDC New Membership Committee and co-planning chair of the RDC Mentor Program for this year. Her love for the industry, and enthusiastic support of the referral endeavor, makes her a willing mentor to those new to the field.“I am pleased that Joan [Erni] will add her expertise to our panel,” said John Brian Losh, the CEO and publisher of LuxuryRealEstate.com, and broker, chairman and CEO of Ewing and Clark, Inc. in Seattle. “Our events at Luxury Real Estate are the best in the business, and this panel will provide excellent value for everyone who participates in this discussion.”LuxuryRealEstate.com is renowned for its four annual conferences, which act as magnets, attracting hundreds of brokers from around the world. They come to share important information and build connections with other real estate experts. The next Luxury Real Estate event will be in Vancouver, British Columbia from Sept. 30 to Oct. 2, 2007. To register for this and other exciting events, please visit: http://www.luxuryrealestate.com/conference/register.html.Founded in 1922, Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty consistently leads the nation in achieving one of the highest average sales prices in the country. It is a $2.5 billion organization with more than 600 sales associates in 27 offices and divisions. Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty offices span Long Island and include the award-winning Relocation Center, a New Homes division, a Condominium Group, and a Commercial Division.www.LuxuryRealEstate.com is the most-viewed luxury real estate Web site in the world. Luxury Real Estate is an international marketing network creating innovative connections between industry professionals, the finest properties they represent, and the world. Luxury Real Estate’s network of brokers and firms is called Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate, and it provides referrals and listings of luxury homes for sale to more than 1,100 members.