The REALTOR® to REALTOR® Series: Helping Buyers Who Have Settlement Questions

Listen for guidance from your fellow real estate pros about how to help various buyer segments navigate the changes coming to real estate.

Some consumers may have questions about how the practice changes will impact their experience buying or selling a home. Low-income home buyers, military veterans, and other underserved groups may need specific guidance to understand how compensation will work in their transactions. Do you know how to support your clients and keep them on the path toward homeownership? Host Marki Lemons Ryhal convenes a roundtable with three real estate pros who serve these markets.

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Meet the Guests

David Kent

David Kent, ABR, CRS, is the broker-owner of The Real Buyer’s Agent in Mt. Pleasant, S.C. He has been an exclusive buyer’s agent since 1995 based on his belief that home buyers deserve equal representation when purchasing a home. Kent serves as NAR’s Region 4 vice president, serving Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. He has been a member of the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council (REBAC) since 2008 and was inducted into the REBAC Hall of Fame in 2010.

Brandon Martens

Brandon Martens is the broker-owner of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Beyond in Sioux Falls, S.D. Martens served as treasurer of his local board, the REALTOR® Association of the Sioux Empire, and then as president in 2014. He alsos served as the 2022 president of the South Dakota REALTORS® state organization. Martens established his company in January 2022 and expanded it to include a thriving commercial division that same year.

Dallison Veach

Dallison Veach, ABR, CRS, is the broker-owner of Veach Realty Group in Springfield, Va. She’s a third-generation real estate profession whose grandfather was a home builder in the post-World War II era. Veach is focused on building relationships with her clients with a personal, hands-on approach reflects that. “I tell people what I believe they need to hear, which isn’t always necessary what they want to hear,” she says. “I approach my clients with honesty, and I think they recognize and appreciate that.”

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About the Host

Marki Lemons Rhyal

Marki Lemons Ryhal, host of The REALTOR® to REALTOR® Series, is a managing broker, bestselling author and national speaker with more than 30 years of marketing experience. She aims to change the industry conversation through the podcast to benefit you and your clients. You'll hear Lemons Ryhal mix it up with real estate professionals across the country, discussing the methods they’re using to address market challenges, improve sales or save time and money. Plus, hear anecdotes about extraordinary experiences they’ve had in the field.