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2012 Marki Lemons Bio


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Bio of Marki Lemons

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2012 Marki Lemons Bio

  1. 1. EXPERT SOURCE SHEETMARKI LEMONS#1 Short Sale Trainer, has taught over 14k REALTORS which led to being selected as the Real EstateEducator of the YearMarki Lemons UnlimitedPRIMARY AREAS OF EXPERTISEForeclosures Short Sales Short Sale Financing Short Sale Integrated Marketing Short Sale CorporateTraining Short Sale Education Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternative Short Sale ManagementINDUSTRY ISSUES The state of the foreclosure market in the U.S. Luxury foreclosures and their relevance in the housing industry How an increase in foreclosures impacts the overall real estate market How foreclosures affect property owners Factors thatlead to a short sale Best practices for marketing foreclosed properties Advice for consumers regarding the pros and cons of foreclosure Home Affordable Foreclosure AlternativeDESIGNATIONS ABR Accredited Buyers Representative ABRM Accredited Buyers Representative Manager ADPR Accredited Distressed Property Representative CRS Certified Residential Specialist CRB Certified Residential Broker eCertified ePro Green MBA Masters in Business Administration SFR Short Sale Foreclosure Resource SSRP Short Sale Realty Proxy
  2. 2. BIOGRAPHYWith over a decade of experience working in real estate, Marki Lemonshas established herself as a leading expertin theforeclosure and short sale industry.In a market experiencing near record numbers of short sales andforeclosures, Markihas used her dynamic, professional attitude and vast experience to becomeknown asChicago’s“Queen of Foreclosures.”By consistently offering sound industry analysis and professional guidance, Marki’s expertise is regularly featuredin TheChicago Tribune, Chicago Agent Magazine, Chicago REALTOR® Magazine, and has also been included on CBSNews Chicago.Not only is Marki an exceptional agent, but she is also a dedicated educator. In 2010 Marki was named the IllinoisReal Estate Educator of the Year. Marki began her career in education in 1993 and currently works as aspeakerteaching the Short Sale Foreclosure Resource: SFR, Broker Price Opinion Resource: BPOR, Home AffordableForeclosure Alternative: HAFA, and Short Sale Foreclosures & Social Media: SSFSM. In addition, Marki is certifiedto teach courses for CRB, ePRO, REBAC and The Women’s Council of REALTORS®.Beyond her work in education and with Keller Williams, Markiserved on the Board of Directors for the ChicagoAssociation of Realtors®, is the past Chairman for the Chicago Association of Realtors® Education Foundation,Former Chairperson of the Education Work Group, Board of Directors member for the Dearborn Real Estate Boardand member of the Education Work Group for the Illinois Association of Realtors®. In 2004, Marki received TheBronze Residential Sales Award for selling over 60 units while obtaining her ABR and ABRM designations.Marki resides in Bronzeville with her husband Stephen and their two sons Skyler and Austin. She holds a Bachelorof Science degree in Management from Chicago State University and a Master’s in Business Administration fromSaint Xavier University.