Real Estate with Howard Drukarsh - Episode 18 featuring Bettianne Hedges
Howard speaks with Real Estate Broker and Author Bettianne Hedges about her new book, the importance of resilience during challenging times and luck being the result of hard work. Bettianne Hedges is a Real Estate Broker, Accredited Buyer Representative, Accredited Elite Advocate, Accredited Senior Agent, and former Managing Director of a multi-office real estate brokerage. Bettianne Hedges has sixteen years of experience listing and selling property types in different real estate markets throughout Ontario. She began her career in the Woodstock/Stratford market and has practiced the last eight years in Hamilton/ Burlington selling residential, rural, heritage- designated, and multi-residential properties. This provides her clients with a unique advantage. As an Accredited Buyer’s Representative, Bettianne is specifically trained to thoroughly research and provide advice necessary to assist her clients in making good buying decisions. This same skill set is of great advantage to a seller preparing their property for market and resolving issues before they become problems. She has advanced training and highly developed skills in negotiation, sensitivity to and experience with special situations (such as stigmatized properties, family legal situations, and seniors). As an Accredited Elite Advocate, Bettianne is trained to use her experience to serve as an expert witness in real estate related legal cases. Bettianne has a strong appreciation of architectural styles and an understanding of her client's unique preferences as to home, neighbourhood, or lifestyle. Bettianne has served as a Director with the Real Estate Council of Ontario, the provincial real estate regulator. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Waterloo with an emphasis in Business Administration. She has a background in retail art gallery ownership and non-profit management. She is an active community volunteer and has served on a variety of boards and committees including six years as a regional Chair with the Ontario Trillium Foundation and is currently a Director of the Art Gallery of Burlington.