Episode 112 : Dee Dee Shirkey

KW New Homes launches, home prices shatter records, and mortgage apps are up. Special guest Dee Dee Shirkey joins us of KW Mountains to Sound, sharing her passion for helping families achieve generational wealth, and emphasizing the importance of ‘doing the work’ - in real estate, and in life. Bruce and Dee Dee get real, with an open conversation about race relations, particularly in the Northwest Region.

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Show Notes

Trending News

Keller Williams launches new home-focused training program: The launch of KW New Homes comes amid an ongoing period of historically low housing inventory, making new homes an especially appealing area of focus for many agents. Read more

Home prices broke records in May, according to S&P Case-Shiller: Phoenix, San Diego and Seattle reported the highest year-over-year gains among the 20 cities in May. Read more

Mortgage Applications Up, Refis Taking the Lead: The 30-year fixed mortgage rate declined to its lowest level since February 2021, and the 15-year rate fell to another record low dating back to 1990. Read more

Compass is Guaranteed Rate’s latest dance partner: Residential brokerage follows its rival Realogy in forming joint venture with mortgage lender. Read more

Helpful Links

Contact Dee Dee Shirkey at Keller Williams Mountains to Sound in Kent, Washington! 

Purchase The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein.

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E to P: A process we like to call moving from E to P. The entrepreneurial way (E) is the natural way. It’s the all of your ingenuity, energy, and focus wrapped under a tight bow. But, like the first time you picked up a crayon, it isn’t always the best way. That’s why you have to think purposefully (P), and pull in the next model, system, or relationship that is going to give you the next breakthrough. If you want to achieve a level of success beyond your limitations, you’ll need to challenge the way you think. The ONE Thing, Gary Keller

Generational wealth: Assets passed by one generation of a family to the next. In some cases assets are transferred after death in the form of an inheritance. In others they are passed to the next generation while the giver is still alive.

HUD: Stands for U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Virtue signaling: The public expression of a perceived moral viewpoint with the intent of communicating one’s own good character.


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Music by: Gloria Tells from Epidemic Sound


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