Director of Career Development
- 150 Second Avenue North Suite 100
St.Petersburg, FL 33701
My name is Marcus Martin and I am the Director of Technology & career development at RE/MAX Metro as well as a licensed realtor for over 10 years. A big part of what I do is to oversee new technologies and strategies that keep our agents on the cutting edge of the industry. On a day-to-day basis I work with agents to help develop their branding, social media, mobile apps, websites, profiles, and training on all the RE/MAX platforms and tools. My goal is to keep our agents dominating the Pinellas market and right now we are succeeding!
RE/MAX Metro is ranked as the #1 brokerage in Southern Pinellas!
Having the top sales numbers for our area is a powerful testament to our agents expertise and continuous training. It also demonstrates the benefits of our in-house technology, tools, and global networks. Whether buying or selling a home, it's important to make sure your investment is in the hands of a top industry expert. That's the RE/MAX Metro family!
- Our agents lead the industry in sales, experience, and education.
- Over 47% of our listings $500,000 and above will be sold in-house.
- 28% of our selling agents will also find their buyers.
- RE/MAX agents on average sell twice as many homes as other agents in the U.S.
- RE/MAX has over 100,000 agents in over 100 countries and counting!
- We reach buyers and investors across the world offering true global reach!
The Metro family is a great place to call home. We are always looking for talented agents to join our team. Top sales in Pinellas. Top-ranked agents. Expert brokers. The best in-house and global technology. Our organization brings a passion to continuously educate and growth. If you would like more information on becoming a member of RE/MAX Metro team please feel free to contact me today.
Whether buying or selling a home working with a realtor brings you a wealth of resources. A great starting point is to interview an agent and let them know how they can help! It's also good to learn more about the expert services, research, guidance, marketing, and negotiating a experienced agent will bring you.
Searching for a home is an exciting time and presents a great opportunity for a new living environment, lifestyle, and location. A home purchase is also typically one of the most important investments you will make in your lifetime, so it's very important that you know your interests are being represented by the best!
As your realtor I will be here to help you with every step of the buying process:
- Help with Loan
- Finding a Home
- Touring & Researching The Home
- Review Comparative Market Data
- Presenting an Offer
- Help with Setting up Inspections & Contractors
- Closing Paperwork
- Buyer's Agent Cost
A common question is who pays a buyer's agents commission?
The answer is we are paid by the home seller. Working with a buyers agents is essentially a FREE SERVICE, so enlisting the aid of a realtor to help you find a great home has never been easier!
After listening closely to your goals, I will develop a list of properties that match your criteria and budget. If nothing is currently available, I will setup alerts that will notify us when one does. I have a great understanding of Pinellas market and it's neighborhoods and look forward to providing you with excellent guidance and research.
Are you a mobile user? Start search now by simply clicking the Savvy Card button. It's free. It's easy to use. And most importantly it's directly connected to the Pinellas MLS through my license number. This is so important because many of the big real estate apps aren't! They often show dated or wrong information. Don't waste gas, time, and energy driving around browsing homes that have already sold. Check out Savvy Card!
Is now the right time to sell?
Determining if it's the right time to sell is be a big decision. You may have many questions you need answered.
- What is the current value of your home?
- Is home value up in your area?
- What is the current market atmosphere?
- Is it a buyer's or a sellers' market?
- How long does a home typically stay on the market in your neighborhood?
I can answer these questions and provide you with detailed research on your home and comparative sales in your neighborhood. This is an excellent starting point for any seller! To request a FREE home evaluation report simply call or email me. I love hearing from new clients and look forward to providing guidance, research, and marketing to sell your home.
Selling Your Home
My goal is to to sell your home for the highest value, in the shortest amount of time, under the most favorable terms. To do this I actively market my clients homes using a blend of online and traditional print marketing campaigns.
In today's market technology plays a huge role in modern day sales. Over 92% of buyers will find their next home using the internet. It's never been more important work with an agent that understands how to showcase your home online.
More Tools I use to Market my Clients Homes
I use social media, YouTube, Facebook, Google+ and other creative outlets to market my clients homes along with the well established MLS and RE/MAX platforms and global networks. I also put care into marketing my client's home's for mobile devices, which also account for over 60% of searches during the weekends.
Florida is one of the most popular markets in the United States for foreign residential investment. Having global reach is vitally important, which is why RE/MAX listings are syndicated to over 1,000 different national and international websites.
Benefits of working with a RE/MAX Agent
RE/MAX Metro is the #1 real estate company in Southern Pinellas. We have less agent's than some of the other big brokerages, but our talented agents still accounted for the top sales in the area. This is a powerful testament to the benefits of working with a RE/MAX agent. The expertise, global networks, and continuous dedication to education and training is what sets our agents a part. When it comes to selling your home it makes sense to seek out the industries best and simply put, our organization is currently ranked #1 in Southern Pinellas.
Are you planning to move to the Tampa Bay area from out of state? I can help. As a native I have an excellent understanding of our area's different neighborhoods and the lifestyles they can offer their residents. I am here to listen closely to your needs and provide you with expert guidance and research to ensure you find the perfect home for your needs.
Pinellas County is a large metropolitan area offering an endless selection of homes in almost all price ranges. Pinellas has some wonderful communities that offer distinct lifestyles to their residents. If you're unfamiliar with the St. Petersburg / Tampa area, I am here to be your guide. One helpful way to discuss locations is to seperate the pinincela into three sections.
Gulf of Mexico - This is the location of many of our areas beach communities. Pass-a-Grille, St. Pete Beach, Treasure Island, Madeira Beach, Redington Beach, and Bellaire Beach all are found here. Many homes and condos in this area offer waterfront viewsor beach access. If you're looking for a home on the water, this is a great area to look!
Central - This is a wonderful area to look for value. Many homes in Central Pinellas lie outside of the flood-zone and are solidly built slab homes. I highlight this area oftenwhen working with first time home buyers. Some ofCentral Pinellas best known areas include: Disston Heights, The Jungle, and Tyrone,
Tampa Bay - This is the location of St. Petersburg's Downtownand many of it's wonderful historic neighborhood that surround it such as:The Historic Old Northeast, Snell Isle, Meadolawn, Allendale, Kenwood, and the Historic Southeast. There are also some fantastic neighborhoods that run along the bay heading towards Tampa such as Venetian Isles, Shore Acres, Riviera Bay, and Feather Sound. Many neighborhood's in theTampa Bay have historic homes dating back to the early 1900's.
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