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Wednesday, February 22, 2023 (11:30 AM - 1:00 PM) (PST)


2023 Builder Trends to Watch

Including the #1 upcoming opportunity that builders and developers need to be prepared for

 Despite soaring sales prices on product, the last few years have been tough on builders, developers, and those who make their living in the building industry. Labor shortages, supply chain problems, slowdowns in permitting, and interest rates have led to many sleepless nights, so what could 2023 possibly have in store? Could there conceivably be a light at the end of the tunnel? In a word – YES! Join us for this class that will inspire you to start preparing now for the opportunities that are in the hopper. Profitability expert, Denise Lones, will also be discussing the five critical elements needed to make your next development a success. The next few years are a great time to be in the building industry, despite the challenges you have come through, and this class will lay the groundwork for your next move.

The Lones Group // Denise Lones 

As the founding partner of The Lones Group, Denise Lones brings nearly three decades of experience in the real estate industry. With expertise in strategic marketing, business analysis, branding, new home project planning, product development, and agent/broker training, Denise is nationally recognized as the source for all things real estate.

Denise's background in residential real estate sales and management includes an impressive list of awards. Using custom marketing campaigns and business development systems she personally created, she was consistently among the highest producing REALTORS® in a marketplace of 3,000+ agents. She then went on to brokerage ownership / management and led her office to the number one position in her marketplace. She has helped numerous real estate brokerages and builders achieve success. In 2004, Denise was awarded the prestigious Hugh Hawkins Instructor of the Year Award by the Washington Association of REALTORS® and more recently, Denise was nominated by Inman News as one of 2011's "100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders."

Denise holds the esteemed M.I.R.M. designation from the National Association of Home Builders- the top national achievement for new home marketing. She also holds the CMP and Master CSP designations from NAHB and is a certified CSP and IRM instructor. She holds the GRI designation and is also a GRI instructor. Denise is also a licensed real estate managing broker and CCIM.

As a columnist for, Realty Times, the National Association of Home Builders, and the Washington Association of REALTORS®, Denise has a strong voice in the real estate community. In addition, Denise is a regular contributor to several industry blogs, including Active Rain and RealTown®.

Denise is an instructor for many prominent trade groups and educational institutions, including®, Master Builders Association®, New Home Sales and Marketing Council, Washington Association of REALTORS® as well as other state and local REALTOR® Associations, Washington State Department of Licensing, Washington State Housing and Finance Committee, and numerous real estate companies including Windermere Real Estate, Coldwell Banker Real Estate, RE/MAX Real Estate, and Prudential Real Estate.

With a passion for improvement, Denise has helped thousands of real estate agents, brokers, managers, and business owners build their business to unprecedented levels of success, while helping them maintain balance and quality of life.

Baker Creek Place
1650 Baker Creek Place
Bellingham, WA 98226 United States
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Wednesday, February 22, 2023 (11:30 AM - 1:00 PM) (PST)
11:30am - 1:00pm
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