Episode 134 leads The Real Estate Sessions back to the Pacific Northwest once again. Phil Greely of Realogics Sothebys International Realty shares his story. As a Seattle native, Phil discovered real estate at the age of 23 and embraced the entrepreneurial nature of the business. Today, Phil focuses on hyperlocal content and creating a consistent experience. Phil is also a podcaster. You can find Phil and his partner Tyler interviewing local artists, politicians and civic-minded folk on the Rise Seattle podcast.

02:00 – Phil talks about the Rise Seattle podcast

04:20 – Growing up in Seattle

07:10 – Migrational growth in Seattle

10:50 – Early career choices

13:25 – Phil’s take on the UW Huskies

15:10 – Starting the real estate career with Windermere

19:05 – Entrepreneurism calls

20:30 – Local content marketing becomes the focus

24:05 – The decision to join Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty

27:25 – Bill gushes about Phil’s site, PhilGreely.com

33:25 – Phil discusses content creation and how he handles it

38:50 – Phil’s top 3 non-touristy things to do in Seattle

41:10 – What one piece of advice would you give a new agent?


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Phil sells a home to StormTroopers video

paddleboard on Lake Union

Discovery Park

Westward for oysters and champagne