Born in Raleigh, North Carolina, Steve moved to the Lakes Region in 1984 after being Honorably Discharged from the United States Navy with Meritorious Mast/Commendations for Computer Skills. He joined Berkshire Hathaway Verani Home Services from a recent merger with Lakes Region Realty Group in 2014 and utilizes efficiencies of technology to deliver a “one-stop shopping” experience. Steve pioneered computer technologies in the real estate industry in the Lakes Region back in 1985, setting up the first real estate automation system in New Hampshire.
Steve's clients benefit from his many qualities of leadership, marketing experience, top negotiating skills, and exemplary work ethics. Steve Mardis' professionalism and dedication have made him a valued and trusted member of the real estate community and a valuable member of Berkshire Hathaway Verani Home Services.
Steve specializes in waterfront property sales on Lake Winnipesaukee in Moultonboro and has surpassed 400 Million in closed personal transactions. No other agent in New England comes close to this figure in Lake Winnipesaukee sales in Moultonboro. He is a consistent top producer in New England and was also named the 13th Top Producer in the World. The Lakes Region Board of Realtors has recognized him on many occasions as the Top Agent throughout all real estate companies in the Lakes Region for “Highest Dollar Volume Sales," "Number of Listings Obtained," and "Number of Listings Sold."
Continuing Education Includes:
• Course I, II and III of the G.R.I. course
• Final Governmental course in Listening Skills
• Referral/Relocation Training Course
• Realty Investment Qualification Course
• Realty Residential Specialist Course
• Realty Investment Specialist Course
• Realty Alternative Financing Course
• Career Trac One & Two Training Course
• Numerous ‘Creative Financing’ Courses
• Numerous New Hampshire Real Estate Continuing Education Courses
L.H.M.S. – Luxury Home Marketing Specialist. The Institute is a membership organization for real estate sales agents who work in the upper tier residential market around the world. The Institute provides extensive training in luxury home marketing and awards an international designation only to those agents who meet performance standards in the upper tier market. Specializing in luxury homes and estate properties on Lake Winnipesaukee, Stephen has earned the Luxury Home Marketing Specialist designation. This elite status has, at the time of this printing, been achieved by only approximately 3,000 agents of over 2 million worldwide.
G.R.I. – Graduate of the REALTORS® Institute. Buying or selling a property can be a complex and stressful task. In fact, it's often the biggest single investment you will make in your lifetime. At the same time, real estate transactions have become increasingly complicated. New technology, laws, procedures and the increasing sophistication of buyers and sellers require real estate practitioners to perform at an ever increasing level of professionalism. So it's more important than ever that you work with an agent who has a keen understanding of the real estate business. The GRI program has helped the best and the brightest in the industry achieve that level of understanding. Stephen also holds a Graduate of the REALTORS® Institute real estate designation. This designation demonstrates a commitment to professionalism in the real estate industry with a solid grasp of real estate fundamentals.
e-Pro – e-Pro Designation. Earning the e-Pro certification from the National Association of Realtors means that a graduate has completed rigorous standards for requisite skills and appropriate behavior necessary to conduct business profitably and professionally online. The New Real Estate Professional must meet the needs and expectations of the Connected (Online) Consumer. The rules of business are changing, especially the real estate industry. The e-PRO Certification Program is specifically designed to keep a motivated agent on top of changes and help one thrive in the exciting and rewarding world of online real estate.
Steve maintains a boat on Lake Winnipesaukee in order to give Buyers a unique showing experience to prospective properties. An effective communicator, he has a a proven track-record of combining a strong product knowledge with excellent negotiation skills to identify and maximize sales opportunities and deliver results. He is a proud supporter of the American Breast Cancer Foundation and the Make a Wish Foundation.
Stephen is based in the Berkshire Hathaway Verani Realty Moultonborough office located at 60 Whittier Highway, Unit #3 in Moultonborough NH. He can be reached by phone: (603) 253-7766, mobile: (603) 340-1791 or by email at Steve.Mardis@Verani.com.