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Join us every month as Rita Santamaria, real estate icon and CEO/Founder of Champions School of Real Estate, hosts and interviews standout real estate guests live from the ChampionsLive studios.

You can Expect

Guests, hand-selected by Rita, are comprised of notable real estate experts, business leaders, new and experienced top-producing agents and more. Through these live interviews, they share their insights, experiences, and professional career lessons with our viewers.

  • Daily Routines
  • Marketing Tips: What Works and What Doesn’t
  • Tools that Make Life in the Real Estate Profession Run Smoothly
  • Tips for People Coming into the Industry
  • What Experts Wish They Knew When They Were Starting Out
  • Best Advice They’ve Ever Received
  • Customer Engagement Ideas
  • ...and so much more!

Upcoming Real Estate Superstars Live Video Dates

Register for any of the live broadcasts for free, we will notify you via email with an exclusive link. We recommend installing the software before the show. Go to ChampionsLive® to Learn more about our course delivery option. Live video will also be available to view at Facebook.com/ChampionsSchool. Make sure to follow the page and you will be notified when Rita goes Live!

Aug 20th | Thursday | 9:30AM

Real Estate Industry Update w/ Dr. Gaines

Featuring Dr. Gaines (Chief Economist of Housing Markets and Development)

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  • Discuss the changes, trends, and economic outlook in the Texas’ residential and commercial markets and how COVID-19 is affecting the housing markets.

About the Guests

Dr. Gaines, Chief Economist of Housing Markets and Development at the Texas A&M University Real Estate Center

  • Over 35 years of experience in a broad variety of professional real estate endeavors
  • In-demand as a housing and land development issue expert
  • Consultant to numerous businesses, institutions, developers, and all levels of government organizations
  • Former president of the Rice Center, an urban research center affiliated with Rice University
  • Associate professor of real estate and finance at the University of South Carolina
Sept 17th | Thursday | 9:30AM

Experienced Agents Speak

Featuring Blain Johnson (JB Goodwin, San Antonio) and Thai Klam (Compass Realty, Houston)

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  • Real Estate How-to's for consistent multi-million dollar production
  • How to find and grow your personal team
  • The hardest thing an agent must do

About the Guests

Blain Johnson, JB Goodwin
San Antonio
Since joining the real estate indusry in 2012, Blain has earned several awards and recognitions, including JBGoodwin SA's #1 Selling Agent 2014-2017, JBGoodwin SA #1 Listing Agent 2014-2017, Top 25 Realtors SA Business Journal 2015-2016, and Platinum Top 50 winner 2014-2018.

Thai Klam, Compass Realty
Specializing in asset acquisitions, dispositions, along with new construction sales and development, Thai is one of the top brokers in the Houston Association of Realtors with over 18 years of experience in business management and operations.

Sept 22nd | Thursday | 9:30AM

Super Stars in Mortgage Lending

Featuring Michael Foley (Merit Mortgage, Fort Worth) and Cindy Smith (Hometrust Mortgage Company, Avocet Ventures, Houston)

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  • What a Mortgage Broker Is Allowed to Do Within RESPA
  • Questions to Ask Your Loan Officer for a Smooth Transaction
  • How To Become a Successful Mortgage Broker

About the Guests

Michael Foley
Merit Mortgage | Fort Worth
An established mortgage professional with nearly a decade of experience in the industry, Michael began his financial career shortly after graduating from Arizona State University. He relocated to Fort Worth in 2014 to tap into the thriving Texas real estate market.

Cindy Smith
Hometrust Mortgage Company | Houston
As a top-performing loan officer and branch manager, Cindy has been committed to building relationships and providing value for 34 years. She has been featured in many publications for excellent performance and was recently voted “Best Mortgage Lender” in her Houston community.

Oct 22nd | Thursday | 9:30AM

Brand New & Ready to Make Money

Featuring Nicole Piccola (Compass Realty, Dallas) and Will Wright (Indwell Real Estate Brokerage, Avocet Ventures, Fort Worth)

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  • Newly licensed, Now what do I do?
  • How I went from zero to great sales production
  • What works wonders for jump-starting your new career

About the Guests

Nicole Piccola
Compass Realty | Dallas
Nicole launched her real estate career at 19 and has spent the last 12 years developing a deep understanding of the North Texas real estate markets. Nicole has earned several designations, including ABR, ALHS, NHC, and RENE, to serve her clients better.

Will Wright
Indwell Real Estate Brokerage, Avocet Ventures | Houston
Will is a real estate broker for Indwell, a residential brokerage focusing not only on retail sales but also on personal real estate investment. Will has not only valued thousands of homes, he he also focuses on connecting, teaching, and leading agents to be confident in who they are and interested in what they can become.

Nov 19th | Thursday | 9:30AM

Climbing the Stairway to Success

Featuring Ziad Al Kayali (Walzel Properties, Houston) and Rene Burchell (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Frisco)

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  • Newly licensed, Now what do I do?
  • How I went from zero to great sales production
  • What works wonders for jump-starting your new career

About the Guests

Ziad Al Kayali
Walzel Properties | Houston
Fresh to the real estate business after getting licensed in 2018, Ziad Al Kayali went from a new agent to excellent production in twelve months! Serving the Houston-area for Walzel Properties, Ziad focuses his attention on customer service and reliable and fast communication with his clients.

Rene Burchell
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage | Frisco
Licensed since 1992, Rene serves the Frisco, Texas area for Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage. Consistently ranked as a Top Producer, Rene also holds over ten designations, including ABR, CHMS, CNE, SRS, and SRES, and was recently recognized as a Best Agent & Top Producer in D Magazine.

Why this Show is for You

At Champions School of Real Estate, our goal is to provide our students and real estate community at large the best educational opportunities available. Those who tune in will walk away with valuable strategies, life lessons, and tips to drive successful real estate careers from some of the real estate industry’s most visible figures.

One of our favorite sayings at Champions School of Real Estate is that “the more you learn, the more you earn,” which couldn’t be more accurate when applied to the knowledge viewers of the Santamaria Spotlights Real Estate Superstars show receive!

Watch this Show if You...

  • Want to become better versed in all facets of the real estate industry
  • Want to serve your clients better
  • Want to build your business and take it to greater heights
  • Are new to the industry and want to start your career by emulating top producers
  • Are a seasoned professional who wants to spark some growth to your business

Watching these interviews are a fantastic way to learn from those who have walked your path before - and succeeded. At worst, watching the Santamaria Spotlights Real Estate Superstars show will put you in a success-driven mindset - and who doesn’t want that?

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