Episode 230: Nick Shivers

ADUs face obstacles, industry layoffs continue, and the NWMLS makes a major change for commissions. Guest Nick Shivers of KW Portland Central helps us answer the fundamental question, “Why do you want to step out of production?” From making big money, to giving big money, he’s partnered with realtors to raise over $3 million to save the lives of children all over the world - and he’s just getting started.

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Show Notes

Nick Shivers’ interview starts at 8:26

Trending News

Financing proves an obstacle for ADUs: A new report argues that borrowing mechanisms aren’t there to fund accessory dwelling unit construction. Read more

Flyhomes lays off 20% of its employees as housing demand falls: Total of 200 employees were laid off on Thursday, employees said on LinkedIn. Read more

New home sales plummet 8% in June to 2-year low: Sales of new homes in June were at a seasonally adjusted rate of 590,000, 8% below the May rate of 642,000, and 17.4% lower than in June 2021, according to new data from the US Census Bureau. Read more

Northwest MLS eliminates broker commission sharing as default: Effective Oct. 3, NWMLS’s forms will specify that buyer broker compensation will come directly from sellers and offer new options for how listing agents and buyer agents will be paid. Read more

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Contact Nick Shivers of the Nick Shivers Team with Keller Williams Realty Portland Central!

Join the Sell A Home, Save A Child movement to elevate your real estate business while making a global difference. Learn more and become a member today!

Nick’s journey with overseas philanthropy all began with the creation of Villa Esperanza, providing a safe space for children to work through their trauma in Nicaragua. Follow their story!

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