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Global Luxury Real Estate Mastermind Podcast

Melissa Wu, ”Be a Self-Learner”, Co-Founder, Principal, Licensed Realtor at Maxcel West Coast Realty shares her story on Global. . .

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Melissa Wu, "Be a Self-Learner", Co-Founder, Principal, Licensed Realtor at Maxcel West Coast Realty shares her story on Global Luxury Real Estate Mastermind with Michael Valdes Podcast #202



Melissa Wu is one of the top agents in Vancouver, and she shared how she built her business and the drive she inherited from her father, who left Asia to Canada to provide a better life for his family. 



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Melissa Wu is one of the top agents in Vancouver, and she shared how she built her business and the drive she inherited from her father, who left Asia to Canada to provide a better life for his family. 



Melissa has been living in Vancouver since 1984.  She graduated from UBC with a double major in Economics and Asian Studies.  She has travelled to many places and feels very fortunate to call beautiful Vancouver “my HOME”.



Since 1996, she has been involved in marketing townhouses, condominium and pre-sale projects.  From 2003, her focus has been primarily on selling residential detached homes in Greater Vancouver.  She has experience with over 1,000 real estate transactions and received numerous real estate sales awards. 



She has a strong sales record, and is a Member of the GVRB President's Club ~ Top 1% of all Vancouver Realtors on the GVRB (Greater Vancouver Real Estate Board).  That meant she sells more houses than 99% of (approx.) 12,000 real estate agents on the Real Estate Board. 



Her active personality and negotiating skill can get top dollar for your property. She and her Professional Sales Team are fluent in English, Cantonese, Mandarin, and other languages, they can help you sell your home faster and for more money. 



She has a large number of qualified buyers, developers, new overseas immigrants for a wide variety of properties such as houses over 40 years old, mostly land-value properties, or brand new houses, in Vancouver west-side, Vancouver east-side, Richmond and Burnaby.



About Michael Valdes: 



Michael Valdes is the President of eXp Global. He is currently the only Latino President of a publicly traded real estate company in the country (Nasdaq: EXPI). In his first year of joining, he has led a team that has opened 12 countries in 12 months without ever getting on a plane which is a feat that has never been done in the industry. This model has successfully touched the lives of thousands of people across the globe and given them an opportunity to change their lives.



Michael was the former Senior Vice President of Global Servicing for Realogy Corporation. In that role he oversaw the international servicing platform for all Realogy brands including Century 21, Coldwell Banker, ERA, Better Homes & Garden, Corcoran, Climb and Sotheby’s International Realty in 113 countries. He had been with Realogy in a variety of roles for 15 years. Prior to that, Mr. Valdes was Director of Private Banking at Deutsche Bank for a decade where he oversaw a book of business of just under $1 billion. He has the distinction of being the first Director in the United States of Latino descent.



Mr. Valdes is the Chair of the AREAA Global Advisory Board and co-host of the 2020 AREAA Global Luxury Summit. He is also a current member of the NAHREP Corporate Board of Governors. Additionally, he is a the Executive Chair of eXp Latino and former member of the Realogy Diversity Board as well as the Executive Chair of the ONE VOZ, Hispanic ERG. He is a former Board Member of Mount Sinai Hospital in Miami Beach as well as the Shanti Organization in San Francisco. Michael was also a Board Member of Pink & Blue for 2, an organization started by Olivia Newton-John to promote breast and prostate cancer awareness.



Michael is also the host of "The Global Luxury Real Estate Mastermind" podcast which focuses on interviewing global leaders in the industry. It is currently distributed in over 100 countries and has over 10 million impressions. He is also a current member of the Forbes Real Estate Advisory Council.



He currently resides in New York City and has a home in Miami.