John and Raquel Patterson, CDRE

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Location: Fort Worth, TX

John Patterson

A Certified Divorce Real Estate Expert handling the sale of real property in Family Law cases.  I am a neutral third party with training, processes and experience in handling the most difficult divorce listings (including cases involving restraining orders and uncooperative spouses).

In addition to investing hundreds of hours in continuing education and credential programs, I have obtained the Certified Divorce Real Estate credential from the Divorce Real Estate Institute, which provides the most comprehensive divorce real estate training in the nation.  Recognized as an industry leader and expert, as my peers have grown to rely on my market assessments and opinions.  I have consistently been in the top tier of Realtors in the country.

Expertise

  • Top producing realtor for sales of real property
  • Providing fair market values, analysis and expert testimony in litigation
  • Providing attorneys with property values, and information regarding liens, hidden loans, loan balances and payoffs for use in early settlement negotiations.
  • Coach and mediator of disputes for 100’s of high conflict couples in The Hills Church

Education

  • 2018 - Divorce Real Estate Master Course, Divorce Real Estate Institute (attached)
  • 2006 to 2008 - Graduate Realtor Institute
  • 2005 to Present - Multiple Courses on Appraisals on residential Real Estate
  • 2005 - Texas Real Estate License
  • 2003 - Peacemaker Mediation & Arbitration certification Phase 1 & 2
  • 2005 to Present - Completed over 100 real estate courses including short sales, estates, foreclosures, in-depth property valuation and marketing, 1031 exchanges as well as attending multiple real estate seminars throughout the country
  • 1976 to 1979 - Associate Degree in Electronics Technology, Trinity University
  • 1973 to 1979 - Basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio and Cryptographic Communications then Eglin AFB, Active Duty commission from United States Air Force

Accomplishments

  • 2008 to Present - Keller Williams Realty Board of Directors. I serve on the training faculty and provide support for difficult Real Estate transactions for 400 Realtors
  • 2008 to Present - Speaking engagements to over 400 Real Estate agents monthly on best practices on a wide range of subjects from contracts, value analysis, and technology
  • 2008 to 2012 - Leader of Marriage Ministries at The Hills
  • 2003 to Present - Coach and mediator of couples in conflict at The Hills Church
  • 1997 to 2005 - Facilitator, Family Dynamics Institute, Intensive Course 
  • 1976 to 1979 - Served with Honor as E-5 NCOIC of the telecommunications section
  • Completed over 5,000 miles in bicycle competitions

Professional Memberships

  • 2005 to Present - National Association of Realtors
  • 2018 Founding Member, Divorce Real Estate Institute
  • 2005 to Present - Texas Association of Realtors
  • 2005 to Present - Metrotex Association of Realtors
  • 2005 to Present - North Texas Multiple Listing Service: NTREIS
  • 2018 Tarrant County Family Bar
  • 2018 Parker County Family Bar

Community Activities

  • 2018 to Present - Attended various Parker County Bar Association CLE trainings on topics including Legal Aid of Northwest Texas and volunteered to serve Legal Aid
  • 2016 to Present - Volunteer Member of Citizens on Patrol for 1,700 Homes in CandleRidge
  • 2012 to Present - Fund Raising over $10,000 for Leukemia Lymphoma Society by running 16 half marathons & 15 triathlons


Raquel Patterson

A bilingual Certified Divorce Real Estate Expert handling the sale of real estate property in family law cases.  As a neutral with expertise, training, and systems in place, to facilitate the handling of the most difficult divorces including those involving restraining orders, uncooperative spouses that refuse home showings, as well as negotiating or signing paperwork. She also deals with cases that involves the sale of Estate real property with multiple heirs and selling houses including those that have clouds on title.

LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION

  • Secondary School Teacher (Philippines) License 014596
  • Certified Divorce Real Estate Expert    
  • Texas Real Estate License
  • National Certificate II in Caregiving    
  • National Certificate II in Housekeeping

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • July 2017 – Present: Realtor, Patterson Realty Team, Keller Williams, Fort Worth
    Raquel does the listing intake, walk through, negotiates repairs, performs fair market valuation and equity estimation and coordinating with the clients, attorneys, title and mortgage professionals.
  • April 2016 – April 2017
    Food Service, Texas Health Harris Methodist Southwest, Fort Worth
    Assisted in the food preparation and delivery and ensured the patient receives the correct diet as advised by the dietician.
  • January 11, 2010 – August 2014
    Sales and Marketing Coordinator, University of Pangasinan-Phinma, Philippines
    Visited different high schools in the province and provided information on university scholarships and courses. Assisted the students on the documents they needed and provided guidance during enrollment
  • July 1, 1999 – March 30, 2002
    Secondary School Teacher II, Zambales National High School, Philippines
    Taught English to 9th and 10th Graders and provided Advisory Class to 10th Grade students on class performance
  • November 19, 1996 – June 30, 1999
    Secondary School Teacher I, Guisguis National High School Philippines
    Taught English to 8th, 9th and 10th graders

EDUCATION

  • December 2015 Master of Arts in Education Major in Educational Administration, Ramon Magsaysay Technological University, 27 units completed
  • March 1993 Bachelor of Secondary Education, Major in English, Columban College
  • March 2018 Divorce Real Estate Master Course, Divorce Real Estate Institute (attached)
  • June 2017 Texas Real Estate course, Allied Real Estate Schools
  • April 2015 Caregiving National Certification II, Hopeful Beginnings Institute
  • December 2015 Housekeeping National Certification II, Hopeful Beginnings Institute

LANGUAGES

  • English
  • Filipino (Tagalog)

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • 2017 National Association of Realtors
  • 2018 Founding Member, Divorce Real Estate Institute
  • 2017 Texas Association of Realtors
  • 2017 Metrotex Board of Realtors
  • 2018 Tarrant County Family Bar Association
  • 2018 Parker County Bar Association

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES & INTERESTS

  • 2018 to Present - Attended various Parker County Bar Association CLE trainings on topics including Legal Aid of Northwest Texas and volunteered to serve Legal Aid
  • 2016 to Present - Fundraiser for Leukemia Lymphoma Society (LLS) since 2016, by running marathons and relays
  • 2016 to Present - Volunteer member of Citizens on Patrol (COP) for CandleRidge since 2016
  • 2018 to Present - Volunteer for Annual Senior Synergy Expo
  • Bikes 25 miles weekly
  • Grows Phalaenopsis and Cymbidium orchids
  • Enjoys Christian, golden oldies and country music

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