Episode 14 of the Real Takk Podcast brings on The Wydler Brothers, which consist of brothers Hans and Steve Wydler, along with 18 agents & 6 support staff.
These guys have a brotherly banter that is infectious, a wealth of real estate & leadership knowledge, and an overall sense of integrity that they both bring to their business practice. Give this one a listen.
They’ve been selling residential real estate for almost 20 years in the DMV. (DC, Maryland, Virginia) area. They’ve built the highest producing team in the DMV, & has become the top 25 teams in the The U.S. according to The Wall St. Journal. Hans has an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.A. from Yale University.
He lives in Bethesda with his wife and their two children. He started his career as a Director of Online Classified for the WaPo in 1994, & after a few years working in other tech-related firms, he joined Long & Forster in 2001.
(& for those that don’t know they’re an affiliate of Christie’s based near where we are in Chantilly VA & founded in Fairfax county.) Steve is a reformed transactional lawyer turned real estate broker. He lives in McLean with his two daughters & an Aussie Doodle. Steve graduated from Dartmouth, was top of his class at New York City’s International Bartenders School, and received a J.D. from Vanderbilt Law School. Upon graduation, he worked as an Associate at Pillsbury Winthrop, then become assistant general counsel for AOL in 1998 for almost 10 years. He joined the real estate in 2012 after founding FiveStreet, a real estate lead conversion tool that helps optimize real estate broker's consumer interactions online.
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