Sell Your Home With Confidence!

Sales

Marketing

Negotiation

Background & Experience

Real Estate One, 31 S. Main St., Clarkston, MI 48346
Realtor, 2014 – Present

The Oakland Press, 48 W. Huron St., Pontiac, MI 48342
Multi Media Consultant, 2010 – 2013

The Livingston Community News, 421 S. Main St., Brighton, MI 48116
Advertising Representative, 2005 – 2008

McLeod USA Publishing, 17117 W. Nine Mile Rd., Southfield, MI 48075
Account Executive, 2002 – 2004

HomeTown Newspapers, 115 Battle Alley, Holly, MI 48442
Account Executive, 2001 – 2002

The Detroit Jewish News, 27676 Franklin Rd., Southfield, MI 48034
Circulation Manager, 2000 – 2001

Observer & Eccentric Newspapers, 36251 Schoolcraft Rd., Livonia, MI 48150
Account Executive, 1998 – 2000

Rocky Mountain News, 400 W. Colfax Ave., Denver, CO 80204
District Manager, 1996 – 1997

The Oakland Press, 48 W. Huron St., Pontiac, MI 48342
Circulation/Marketing Management, 1978 -1995

 

Education

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Schoolcraft College
A.A.S., Web Specialist
GPA: 3.741

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Oakland Community College
A.A.S., Accounting
GPA: 3.85
Magna Cum Laude

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Oakland University
B.G.S., Marketing Emphasis
GPA: 3.03

 

Creative Suite Skills

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Microsoft Office Suite Skills

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Marketing Skills

Maximum Exposure to the Marketplace:

  • Professional Photography
  • Professional Videography
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Social Media
  • Email Marketing
  • Property Landing Page
  • WordPress
Exceptional Customer Service
100%
Local Expertise
100%
Marketing/Web Specialist
100%
Negotiate the Best Deal
100%
 

Awards & Recognition

 

The Ann Arbor News
Publisher Award

The Ann Arbor News
Customer Appreciation Award

Michigan Press Association
First Place Award
Special Sections (H.S. Football)

Michigan Press Association
First Place Award
Best Ad Series (Athlete of the Week)

Michigan Press Association
First Place Award
Best Ad Series (Vic & Dave's)

Michigan Press Association
Second Place Award
Best Use of Newspaper Art Service
(Be My Valentine)

Michigan Press Association
Third Place Award
Best Multi-Color Ad (C&C Sports)

Michigan Press Association
Third Place Award
Best Classified/ROP Auto Ad
(Brighton Ford-Mercury)

Michigan Press Association
Honorable Mention Award
Best Advertising Idea
(Waldecker GM Dealership)

The Oakland Press
Customer Acquisition Award

 
 

Real Estate Continuing Education

2015-2018 License Cycle

November 10, 2016 (1 Hour)
DocuSign

October 25, 2016 (2 Hours - Legal)
Flood Zones for Realtors

September 28, 2016 (2 Hours)
It's Not An Option, It's the Law

September 27, 2016 (2 Hours)
Sales Techniques and Michigan License Law Compliance

September 20, 2016 (2 Hours)
Room and Room Counts Through the Eyes of An Appraiser

September 19, 2016 (3 Hours)
Carbon Monoxide, New Technologies for All Homes & Problems in New Homes

September 9, 2016 (2 Hours)
Comprehensive HUD Training

August 16, 2016 (2 Hours - Legal)
MI Real Property Law

June 7, 2016 (2 Hours - Legal)
Significant Real Estate Related Case Law

January 20, 2016 (1 Hour)
Mold 101

January 20, 2016 (1 Hour)
Common Environmental Concerns

December 10, 2015 (3 Hours)
Identifying Structural Defects, Electrical Systems & How to Avoid Damp Basements

2012-2015 License Cycle

October 21, 2015 (1 Hour)
Inspect the Inspector

October 9, 2015 (2 Hours)
Create Your CMA With Excel

October 6, 2015 (2 Hours)
TRID 2

 July 22, 2015 (1 Hour)
Credit Reports and Credit Scores

 July 22, 2015 (3 Hours)
MI R.E.A.L. CE 3

 July 22, 2015 (2 Hours)
TRID 2

 June 30, 2015 (2 Hours)
Create Your CMA With Excel

 June 17, 2015 (1 Hour)
RPR Training

 May 29, 2015 (2 Hours)
Understanding Price Per Square Foot

 May 14, 2015 (3 Hours)
Air Conditioning, Older Homes & Structural Issues

May 8, 2015 (3 Hours)
Intro Commercial Real Estate 

April 24, 2015 (2 Hours)
Create Your CMA With Excel

April 22, 2015 (2 Hours)
FEMA & The Flood Plan

April 15, 2015 (2 Hours)
Monetary Impact of Diversity

November 6, 2014 (1 Hour)
Renovate, Repair, Remodel

November 6, 2014 (1 Hour)
Septic Tanks & Wells

September 19, 2014 (2 Hours)
Protecting Your Digital Security

September 18, 2014 (2 Hours)
Military Mortgage Boot Camp

September 17, 2014 (2 Hours)
Comparative Market Analysis Using MS Excel

September 9, 2014 (2 Hours)
Dual Agency

July 9, 2014 (3 Hours)
MI R.E.A.L. CE 1

July 9, 2014 (1 Hour)
Zoning

July 9, 2014 (1 Hour)
Fixtures

July 9, 2014 (1 Hour)
Riparian Rights

June 18, 2014 (1 Hour)
Decks

June 18, 2014 (1 Hour)
New Homes

June 18, 2014 (1 Hour)
Going Green

June 10, 2014 (3 Hours)
Quadrennial Code of Ethics Training

May 22, 2014 (2 Hours)
Advanced Credit Scoring 101 and 102

May 14, 2014 (1 Hour)
Mold

May 14, 2014 (1 Hour)
Plumbing

May 6, 2014 (1 Hour)
MSHDA's Homeownership Programs

April 24, 2014 (4 Hours)
Course 1500-4 Legal Update

April 24, 2014 (2 Hours)
Course 1500-2 Legal Update

April 22, 2014 (2 Hours)
Mortgage 101

April 21, 2014 (3 Hours)
Leasing and Property Management

April 16, 2014 (2 Hours)
Uncovering Dodd-Frank

April 9, 2014 (3 Hours)
Successfully Selling HUD Homes

Accolades

In my experience, Barry Flees’ performance stands out. He conducted himself with the highest standard of professionalism. He made the advertising responsibilities of my job much easier. He was a pleasure to work with.

Tim S. DWS Retail Sales

Barry Flees has excelled in turning prospects into well-satisfied customers. His strength is focusing on customer needs and with the effective use of sales tools, developing repeat customers. He excels in strategy and action. He displays a strong sense of purpose, is intensely focused and very productive. Views problems as opportunities.

Peg K. Sales Manager

Barry’s work ethic is unsurpassed. He is a self-starter, a good communicator and a complete team member. He is proactive with clients and never disappointed them during his time with us. When other salespeople wanted to jettison clients as a headache, he took them on and succeeded.

Gerry R. General Manager

Barry is a very organized individual that takes pride in his work, which is reflected, in his professional attitude. Barry has done a very good job as far as meeting his goals each month. Barry is a planner and he knows how to pursue the accounts. Barry sells value – not price.

Bill C. Retail Advertising Manager

Barry Flees knew how to develop solid leads and how to pursue them effectively. He was able to bring in new customers while still giving excellent service to our long-term clients. He was a steady source of new sales ideas, regularly proposing strategies and approaches that we adopted.

Gerry R. General Manager