Lorrie Kennedy Honored by Marquis Who’s Who for Leadership in Real Estate
She collaborates with both new and returning customers to adeptly manage diverse residential real estate transactions.
ROUND ROCK, TX, April 25, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ — Lorrie Kennedy has been included in Marquis Who’s Who. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Mrs. Kennedy is an experienced broker and the owner of Classic Realty, a firm with which she onboarded in 2010 before ascending to her current leadership role in 2018. Through this management position, she collaborates with both new and returning customers to adeptly manage diverse residential real estate transactions. Mrs. Kennedy remains equally committed to supporting her associates in their pursuit of excellence in the industry.
Before assuming ownership of the firm in 2018, Mrs. Kennedy accumulated valuable experience with Coldwell Banker United between 2009 and 2010 and at The Kuker Company Real Estate Services from 2007 to 2009. Additionally, she earned vital expertise as a real estate paralegal through a key position with Pat Cavness Law Office from 2003 to 2007, and between 2000 and 2003, Mrs. Kennedy was a valued part of the paralegal staff at Smith & Carlson Law Office.
Mrs. Kennedy proudly presents important credentials that enhance her work with clients, including the designations of certified new home specialist and certified negotiation expert. She is also a graduate of the REALTOR® Institute. As a certified negotiation expert, Mrs. Kennedy thrives on partnering with her clients in a comprehensive exploration of their buying and selling options, viewing each transaction as a fresh opportunity to serve her clients’ distinct needs.
As a nationally certified real estate mentor and coach and a current member of the Texas Realtor Leadership Program, one clear priority for Mrs. Kennedy is to assist other agents to develop and process leads in their market and resolve any pending barriers to building an impressive portfolio. She eagerly engages other agents to help them realize their utmost potential, deploying her broad expertise in individual marketing to aid in elevating their professional profiles and see industry advancement through a reliance on their own unique talents. Additionally, Mrs. Kennedy helps other agents earn the appropriate continuing education credit and obtain initial licensure as well as renewals.
Mrs. Kennedy holds both a real estate license, granted in 2007 through The University of Texas at Austin, as well as a broker’s license, which she was granted in 2017 from Champions School of Real Estate, the largest real estate school in Texas. To provide her clients with an additional dimension of critical service, she also secured a certificate in interior design from University of Phoenix in 1999. Additionally, she completed coursework in elementary education at Tabernacle Baptist Bible College, and Mrs. Kennedy often seeks opportunities to share her vast knowledge base, including by contributing content to Realty Line, a regional real estate publication.
Mrs. Kennedy has been duly recognized for many professional accomplishments throughout her career, including the Rookie of the Year Award from the Austin area network of the Women’s Council of Realtors, an association for which she served as president in 2022. She served on the Central Texas MLS as Board of Governor and/or Advisory Council for approximately five years now and is currently serving in that capacity. She also serves on the state level of the Texas REALTORS Professional Standards Committee and Professional Standards Coordinating Committee. She also boasts affiliations with several relevant organizations that serve to advance women in business; for example, since 2012, she has been an active member of Professional Women of Williamson Co., for which she served as vice president of the membership and scholarship committee from 2012 to 2015 before being appointed president for a one-year term in 2016. Mrs. Kennedy also maintains a broad network of contacts through her role as the vice president of membership for the Williamson County Republican Women, a position she has held since 2016, and she was a member of the Texas Women in Business Alliance between 2011 and 2013.
Mrs. Kennedy credits a willingness to take intelligent risks and follow her instincts for her professional advancement so far, and she relies on a strong work ethic in meeting both short and long-term goals. She is gratified to have built a stellar reputation as a productive and persistent real estate professional and pleased to watch agents she has mentored as they find success in the business. Looking to the future, Mrs. Kennedy plans to expand Classic Realty to 100 active agents and persist in helping them advance their careers through consistently outstanding instruction.
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