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Named by the National Association of Realtors® as one of "The Twenty-five Most Influential People in Real Estate" Julie speaks internationally on real estate trends, consumer centricity and real estate agent profitability.
Biography of Julie Garton-Good, DREI - Real Estate Trends Visionary
Julie’s been called a “real estate trends visionary” dedicating the past three decades to helping real estate professionals improve the “American Dream” experience for consumers. The sole three-time recipient of the prestigious “International Real Estate Educator of the Year” award from the Real Estate Educators Association, Julie was twice named on the National Association of Realtors® “Twenty-five Most Influential People in Real Estate” list. In 2014, she received the coveted Jack Wiedemer Distinguished Career Award from the Real Estate Educators Association.

She is the author of ten real estate books, the most recent, “All About Mortgages: Insider Tips to Finance or Refinance Your Home in Today’s Economy, 4th edition, published by Kaplan. Julie’s penned a Pulitzer Prize Award-winning real estate column for the Miami Herald, and has appeared as a subject-matter expert on CNBC, CBS, NBC, and numerous NPR and public television shows.

Passionate about education, Julie is the first real estate educator in North America to do research regarding what real estate consumers' want and what they're willing to pay for in the real estate process. The founding of the International Association of Real Estate Consultants® and designing the Consumer-Certified Real Estate Consultant® (C-CREC®) designation in 1999 culminated five years of research on the subject.

Julie’s enthusiasm is contagious, embracing it in her platform presentations to encourage others to live their best, most empowered life.