Earlier this year, BombBomb opened up a nomination process to find and rank the real estate professionals using video to grow their businesses. Hundreds of agents and brokers later – and thousands of video views later – we have your rankings!
We ranked people based on listing videos, community videos, recorded videos for emails, text messages, and social media, and live videos. Plus, we ranked them in one category that encompasses them all.
Here in this post, meet the top 10 Real Estate Video Influencers in the All Around category! Follow their links to see examples.
And before you go, drop in your email address for a complete, educational guide to the Real Estate Video Influencers.
Top 10 Real Estate Video Influencers – All Around
Congratulations to the top ten All Around real estate video influencers for 2017 and to those honorably mentioned!
It’s important to note that these people were strong performers or top performers in other categories, but we decided to recognize each selected influencer in only one category. The winners in this category are living out an exemplary commitment to their video strategies and are doing so in several channels, formats, and styles. This information, though, does contribute to their overall commitment to connecting, communicating, and converting through video.
1 Kyle Whissel
Whissel Realty, San Diego, CA
Kyle was a deserving number one, as he blends high-quality production with quantity from consistency. Most impressive, though, is the variety in types of video he produces. Kyle likely could have been ranked in the top three spots in most categories, which is truly impressive. Kyle’s videos cover everything from market reports, educational content, and thorough listing videos to local dining and powerful community videos. Blend this with the quality, impact/reach, and energy he brings to his audience and it’s easy to see why he is number one. His videos spanned the broadest types, yet he able to consistently deliver in all of them.
Download the complete guide from the form here in this post for a video from Kyle loaded with video tips.
2 Jesse Peters
RE/MAX One Group, Winnipeg, MB
Jesse is impressive in so many ways, and video is no exception. Jesse’s commitment to video across the board is superb. Jesse brings unparalleled passion and energy to his videos and could easily host an HGTV show. He’s got a solid process and system for his neighborhood and listing videos, strategically placing himself in shots at key times to emphasize the energy and excitement. Jesse also excels on the personal communication level using video with nearly 1,000 BombBomb videos sent. This level of service cannot be ignored.
Download the complete guide – it includes a video Jesse recorded just for this project and just to help others be more consistent with video.
3 Michael Thorne
RE/MAX Little Oak, Fort Langley, BC
Many in the video sphere understand Michael Thorne’s pioneering contributions to real estate video. Michael has juggled a variety of activities: his first-to-market, industry-leading video podcast “Mobile Agent TV,” a rich community Facebook page, public speaking engagements, influence on video best practices and simple, personal videos, and brand new video community RE Video Studio.
If you’ve seen his videos, you’ve also probably seen his awesome t-shirt collection and great sense of humor. With more than 1,500 BombBomb videos sent to prospects, clients, and his professional network, Michael was nearly a toss-up for number two in this category with one of his closest video co-conspirators, Jesse Peters.
Watch Michael’s video (embedded below) for valuabable insights into how he stays consistent with video, what type of equipment he uses, and how others can get started with video.
4 Dennis Plintz
Sotheby’s International Realty, Calgary, AB
Dennis created an original YouTube series called “The Hustle” and he does just that. Coupled with his powerful and beautifully produced listing videos, community videos, and educational videos he delivers a world-class video strategy.
Download the complete guide – it includes a video from Dennis about when to use professional videographers and when to stay simple.
5 Sandra Pike
Royal LePage, Halifax, NS
With a clear strength in hosting listing videos, Sandra adds personality and passion to every video. Whether selling a listing, introducing her team, or giving a market update, she brings a powerful yet inspiring presence. And with far more than 2,000 videos sent by email and text, she’s clearly making video a part of her business nearly every single day.
Download the complete guide for an informative and inspiring video from Sandra in which she breaks down her approach to video and how she got started.
6 Ed Kaminsky
Kaminsky Real Estate Group, Manhattan Beach, CA
The host of nearly every one of his videos, Ed does a great job leading with expertise and serving as a trusted real estate expert in his area. With educational pieces, interviews, home listings, community vlogs, network television, Ed wonderfully represents real estate in Manhattan Beach, CA.
7 Anne Jones
Windermere Professional Partners, Tacoma, WA
Anne has outperformed her peers through a passionate and committed video strategy. She has a beautiful blend of videography, stunning imagery and elegance in every one of her listing videos. Community videos may be her suit – informative and concise – what every agent needs. Anne also understands the value of educational videos, often in the form of live interviews.
8 Halton/Pardee Team
Halton Pardee + Partners, Los Angeles, CA
This team really excels in listing videos, community videos, recorded video and more. Halton/Pardee is a top team in this country for a reason. The attention to detail in their video strategy, yet still producing great volume is refreshing.
9 Kendyl Young
Glendale Diggs, Montrose/Glendale, CA
Kendyl is a video pioneer combining educational videos, community videos, listing videos and live videos. She brings energy to each and every frame along with a beautiful blend of creativity. Kendyl also brings the personal video element back into the spotlight with over 360 personal videos sent through BombBomb.
Download the complete guide – it includes a video Kendyl recorded exclusively for this project in which she provides equipment tips and much more.
10 Claude Boiron
Boiron Group, Toronto, ON
Claude has a unique edge and air to him. Living both in the commercial segment and residential side, he brings great quality and insight to his videos and even his community videos are great. Claude closes out the top ten due to his quality, variety, and expertise. He gained an edge for the energy he places in his strategy over people with many more views. Keep up the great work Claude!
Honorable Mentions 2017 All Around Category
(Listed Alphabetically by Last Name)
Ben Bacal – Rodeo Realty, Beverly Hills, CA
Ben is a real estate celebrity that leverages video so well that almost everything he touches attracts thousands of views. His nearly 1 million views on only 60 YouTube videos tell you everything you need to know.
Dan Edwards – The Eastside Real Estate Team, Bellevue, WA
Dan has a great blend of educational content, listing content, and live content. He ranked incredibly high on quality and volume of videos.
Hal Feldman – MiamiHal Real Estate, Miami, FL
“Miami Hal” certainly wins the award for effort. His volume and consistency with video is very strong. He has a wide array of video tactics from local, in-the-market vlog style videos, podcasts and even live events. He also includes some fantastic video testimonials.
Darin Germyn – Macdonald Realty, Surrey, BC
Darin is a very consistent video producer and makes an appearance in almost all of his videos, including listing videos. He does a good job building a presence in his market through the use of video.
Bob Lucido Team – Keller Williams Integrity, Ellicott City, MD
Bob and his team are big on Facebook video. We love his unique testimonials, and the overall quality of his videos is very strong. He has fun with his Facebook Live events and genuinely gives back and cares about his community.
Wes Madden – Madden Real Estate, Fairbanks, AL
Wes is a very strong video performer and does well at displaying the local Fairbanks market. From housing reports and local educational content to charity events and public speaking, Wes does a great job of engaging customers through video.
Krista Mashore – Homes By Krista, Brentwood, CA
Krista creates valuable listing videos by adding in her unique energy and giving them a unique twist. She has live shows, charity videos, and informative market updates. She places a nice emphasis on animations and lower thirds.
Creig Northrop Team – Long & Foster Real Estate, Annapolis, MD
The Creig Northrop team are power Facebook video users. They shoot news style live shows and are excellent at documenting their accolades (who says you can’t toot your own horn?). They also do a great job with listings, open houses, and being active in the community.
Josh Rogers – Josh Rogers Real Estate, Jacksonville, FL
Josh does well at leveraging videos in new home communities and for market reports. He documents his local journeys in a genuine fashion and creates educational videos that draw views tallying at nearly a quarter of a million.
CJ Trivisonno – Trivisonno Team, Cleveland, OH
CJ has a unique video style that is full of spark and creativity. He posts tons of educational content and includes his team members into welcome videos and recruiting content. His animations also bring a professional touch to his videos.
The Complete Guide
- Tom Ferry’s Top 10 Takeaways
- More rankings, more data, more examples
- Exclusive videos from 5 more All Around winners and 19 winners in other categories
- Much more!
See The Other Category Rankings
Our Real Estate Video Influencers project presented by Tom Ferry celebrates success in four other categories: neighborhood and community videos, home tours and listing videos, videos recorded for email, text, and social, and live videos.
Meet the industry leaders and see their examples!
Home Tour and Listing Videos: Click to See the Top 10
Neighborhood and Community Videos: Click to See the Top 10
Recorded Videos: Click to See the Top 10
Live Videos: Click to See the Top 10
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