Eldercare Rick Wandrych Highlights

Rick-Black Shirt_1200x1800Management

  • Started, developed and managed my own brokerage
  • Started, developed and managed a branch office for two different large brokerages
  • Developed / implemented the comprehensive mentoring program used successfully by the branch/brokerage
  • Responsible for hiring and firing real estate agents and support staff
  • Integrated a transaction coordinator into the transaction management process to assist all agents
  • Implemented and am using SureClose Transaction Management System


Sales (individual)

  • Number of families assisted: over 350 in 10 years as a full-time real estate broker/agent
  • Total economic impact on Phoenix Metro: Well over $100,000,000

Short Sale Accomplishments

  • Developed a marketing strategy to identify pre-foreclosure home owners
  • Personally processed over 20 short sales to successful close of escrow
  • Hired a short sale processing team that processed over 50 additional short sale transactions
  • Developed process templates to ensure consistency across all short sale processors
  • Started a Short Sale Group on LinkedIn that now has over 3,000 active members
  • Positioned as a Short Sale Expert with several articles in the Arizona Republic

Marketing to Attract New Clients

  • Developed a website to use as the hub of all internet marketing activity
  • Developed a successful EMail Marketing drip campaigns to remain “top of mind” with existing sphere
  • Developed social media Campaigns on Facebook, Twitter and other appropriate social media avenues
  • Developed Pay-Per-Click Campaigns to attract new clients
  • Developed a media marketing strategy that included various articles in the Arizona Republic
  • Branded Signature Group logo to evolve into own brokerage

Refurbishment and Remodeling

  • Project managed over 50 remodels in the Phoenix metropolitan area
  • Refurbished over 10 historic properties to original beauty based on Phoenix Historic District requirements

Real Estate Related Process and Technology Accomplishments

  • Developed a short sale calculator to calculate the breakeven point between short sale vs foreclosure
  • Developed an automated short sale monitoring system for sellers and buyer’s agent.
  • Developed the first home feedback system that was integrated with the supra lockbox system.
  • Developed an automated referral program very similar to any credit card reward points program
  • Developed a return on investment model for investors interested in Buy/Flip transactions
  • Developed a return on investment model for investors interested in Buy/Hold transactions

Education and Certifications

  • BS in Business Technology and Accounting
    • Arizona State University
    • Graduated with Honors
  • Real Estate License
  • Real Estate Broker License
  • ePRO: Electronic and Internet Real Estate Professional
  • CDPE: Certified Distressed Property Expert
  • CSSN: Certified Short Sale Negotiator

Elder Care Education and Certifications

  • CPRES: Certified Probate Real Estate Specialist: A detailed understanding of the probate process in Arizona and how it relates to court, heirs and personal representatives.
  • SRES: Senior Real Estate Specialist: For most senior adults, the homes that they live in are their largest asset and account for most of their net worth. Full understanding of the distinct real estate goals, concerns, and needs of seniors today. Understanding all of key differences in housing options, from age-restricted communities to age-in-place design to assisted living; applications of the Housing for Older Persons Act (HOPA); the ins and outs of reverse mortgages; the use of pensions, 401k accounts, and IRAs in real estate transactions.


  • National Association of Realtors
  • Arizona Association of Realtors
  • Phoenix Association of Realtors
  • Arizona Fiduciary Association
  • North Phoenix Chamber of Commerce


  • Foothills Magazine – Local Realtor Rents Homes to Needy Families


  • Arizona Republic – Short sales not a long shot, experts say