Matthew Rathbun - Real Estate Musings

Managing Real Estate Broker - Coldwell Banker Elite
This is Matthew Rathbun's blog for helping other agents in this crazy real estate industry. As a Realtor and Educator Matthew likes to share his thoughts with like minded folks!



Putting Lipstick on a Pig After writing a post on , I had several conversations, by Twitter, Facebook and Skype regarding the concept of "Consultant." Lots of folks that I talk to, I respect very much, but also disagree with. Most often I found that those using the term, were ...
Posted over 5 years ago
To Block or Not to Block Recently I've engaged in a few conversations about when you should unfollow someone on Twitter and what parameters I use to decide if I want to follow back, those who are following me. With Qwitter you can now signup to find out when someone stops following you and what y...
Posted over 5 years ago
Self Preservation I've just returned from the 2008 NAR Convention in Orlando, Florida. I got the opportunity to take some instructor-updates and spend time with several instructors. Some of the things I heard, were disconcerting to me. Several of these instructors were ranting about the students...
Posted over 5 years ago

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Matthew Rathbun is the Executive Vice President of Coldwell Banker Elite.  After spending many years as a high producing REALTOR®, Matthew joined the leadership team at Coldwell Banker Elite and is now responsible for company operations, staff and agent development. Matthew serves on a number of local, state and national committees that promote the development of real estate agents and their resources.  As a national instructor Matthew has coached and instructed countless real estate agents and brings that experience to our Associates at Coldwell Banker Elite. Matthew has been awarded the Virginia Association of REALTORS® Instructor of the Year and the Fredericksburg Area Associations of REALTORS® Rookie of the Year, President's Award, Code of Ethics Aware and the Honor "Role" award each year from 2007 to current. He is an alumnus of the Virginia Association of REALTORS® Leadership Academy. Additionally Matthew holds the following NAR Designations:  ABR, ABRM, AHWD, CDPE, CRB, CRS, ePRO, GREEN, GRI, SFR, SRS His primary focus is ensuring that our Associates have the best resources and training that could possibly be available to any real estate agent.