Episode 190 takes the show back to the central coast of The Golden State as we chat with Steve Weiss, co-founder of Coast and County Brokers in San Luis Obispo. Steve has been in the business nearly 35 years and shares a few stories about forming a brokerage and a culture that works.

03:15 – San Luis Obispo – Tell the listeners about your area

04:30 – A quick chat about The Madonna Inn

05:15 – Cal Poly SLO and the town

06:00 – How did Steve get from LA to San Luis Obispo?

06:40 – Start of the real estate career for Steve.

08:55 – A brief history on the California Real Estate market

10:46 – Opening Coast and County

13:20 – Is the brokerage built on the team concept?

14:40 – Do you have some takeaways for others contemplating opening a brokerage?

15:50 – The importance of being involved at the association level

17:45 – Getting involved on local radio

19:05 – Tales from the California Coastal Commission

21:30 – Are iBuyers an issue in SLO?

22:20 РSteve’s Inman Connect story

24:50 – What piece of advice would you give a new agent?

Call Steve at 805-886-1404