Bill Lublin hates when people write about themselves in the third person, but this whole thing sound like a lot of bragging if he doesn’t. Bill Lublin apologizes for this-
Bill Lublin has spent over forty years in the real estate industry, and has worked in a variety of jobs in the field from award winning salesperson to appraiser, property manager, developer, and Broker Owner of a multi-office firm. For more than 30 years, he has been active in training and coaching real estate professionals. An interesting and entertaining speaker dedicated to making complex ideas simple, Bill has spoken at many major real estate events including National Association of REALTORS Mid-Year and Annual meetings, the Association Executives Institute, the Association of Real Estate License Law Officials, Inman Connect in San Francisco and New York, and has spoken on Technology throughout the U.S, Canada and in the U.K.
In 1983 Bill opened Lublin Corporation REALTORS at 7104 Castor Avenue. In just a few years, the company received national recognition for its high level of customer satisfaction. His company, CENTURY 21 Advantage Gold, has been recognized by both Real Trends Magazine and Real Estate and Relocation magazine as one of the largest real estate firms in the United States since 1998. Real Trends also recognized CENTURY 21 Advantage Gold as the fastest growing real estate firm in Pennsylvania. In 2001 the company was ranked as the 17th most active company in the sale of real property out of the 6,300 office system. CENTURY 21 Advantage Gold is currently Philadelphia’s Largest Century 21 firm. In 2008 he founded the Social Media Marketing Institute, which in 2010 partnered with the National Association of REALTORS in a complete re-write of the e-PRO designation.
He has served numerous times as a director of the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors, President of the Oxford Circle Council and Chairman of the PBR Grievance Professional Standards Committees. In addition Bill served for two years as President of the Northeast Multiple Listing Bureau. In 1996 Bill served as President of the Greater Philadelphia Association of REALTORS. and in 1998 and 2001 as the Professional Standards Chairman of the Pennsylvania Association of REALTORS.
Bill is currently serving as the chairman of National Association of REALTORS Risk Management License Law Forum, and is a member of NAR’s Multiple Listing Issues and Policies Committee, Risk Management Committee, and Professional Standards Committee . In the past he was also appointed to serve on the Interpretations and Procedures Sub-Committee, the Article 10 Standards Revision Working Group, the Commercial Membership Recruitment Group, and was appointed Chair of the NAR Short Sale Workgroup. In addition Bill has received appointments as Vice-Chair of the Professional Standards Forum and the Professional Standards Committee, and finally the appointment to Chair the Committee in 2008, the Association’s Centennial Year.
Bill has always placed a great deal of emphasis on professional education and achievement. He is one of the only real estate professionals to earn both the Graduate of the Realtors Institute (GRI) designation and the Certified Residential Specialist designation in only one year! As a Certified Residential Brokerage Manager (CRB), his skills in the field of management are unsurpassed. Bill is also an NAR trained Professional Standards Instructor, and Mediation Trainer, was Certified as a facilitator by Century 21, and is a trained DRS Mediator. He has been a State Certified Instructor in several Real Estate courses, has taught for the Greater Philadelphia Real Estate Board School, and has made presentations for the Pennsylvania Association of REALTORS and New Jersey Association of REALTORS as well as numerous State and local Associations.
Bill has received numerous awards from professional real estate organizations, including the honor of being inducted into the Greater Philadelphia Association of REALTORS Hall of Fame. Bill also serves as a Consultant to the Industry, was one of the Contributors to the AgentGenius Blog as well as the author of MovePhilly , Rereflections ,& the SMMI blog. In 2008, Bill founded the Social Media Marketing Institute to help people engage in social media in a safe, responsible, ethical, and effective manner. In 2010 SMMI was chosed to re-write NAR’s e-PRO certification, and in 2011 the course was recognized as the Best Educational Program by Real Estate Educators Association.