16 episodes

The Real Estate Network of Empowered Women (RENEW) by RentSpree is an initiative that aims to foster a community that looks to elevate female voices, promote knowledge-sharing on how to navigate industry challenges, and showcase the remarkable achievements of women in real estate. The RENEW Podcast is an extension of that community that features RentSpree's Lauren Martin and influential female professionals across all sectors of the real estate industry nationwide.

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The Real Estate Network of Empowered Women (RENEW) by RentSpree is an initiative that aims to foster a community that looks to elevate female voices, promote knowledge-sharing on how to navigate industry challenges, and showcase the remarkable achievements of women in real estate. The RENEW Podcast is an extension of that community that features RentSpree's Lauren Martin and influential female professionals across all sectors of the real estate industry nationwide.

    Empowering Through Accessibility: Shannon Baird's Journey from Education to Real Estate Tech for the Visually Impaired

    Empowering Through Accessibility: Shannon Baird's Journey from Education to Real Estate Tech for the Visually Impaired

    In this episode of The RENEW Podcast, host Lauren Martin, Senior Account Director at RentSpree, talks to Shannon Baird, director of operations at Lundy. Shannon shares about her transition from being an academic dean to working in the real estate industry. Shannon reflects on her unusual journey, emphasizing the importance of female mentorship and empowerment. She highlights the value of resilience, reflection, and the right to change one's mind as part of a person's personal and professional growth. Additionally, Shannon previews Lundy's forthcoming advancements in tech and commitment to removing accessibility barriers for consumers who are blind or visually impaired.







     

    • 45 min
    From Financial Instability to Transformative Growth with NTREIS COO Cindy Miller

    From Financial Instability to Transformative Growth with NTREIS COO Cindy Miller

    In this episode of the RENEW podcast, Lauren Martin talks to Cindy Miller, Chief Operations Officer at NTREIS. The two women talk about Cindy’s unlikely journey into the real estate industry, the importance of lifelong learning and seeking knowledge continually. During the conversation, Cindy also shares about personal challenges, from financial instability in a marriage to losing a job, that led to transformative growth. The conversation also delves into challenges in the real estate industry, focusing on the importance of simplifying information for consumers.







     

    • 40 min
    From Navigating the Seas to Navigating Real Estate

    From Navigating the Seas to Navigating Real Estate

    In this special Veterans Day episode, Lauren Martin, Senior Account Director at rental software company RentSpree, talks to Melanie Barker, a successful real estate professional and US Navy veteran. Melanie, who was a quartermaster handling the ship's navigational duties during her service, was deployed twice to the Middle East. During the conversation she shares her experiences in diverse cultures, facing challenges that ranged from seasickness to dealing with sexual harassment, and about empathy and understanding of common human aspirations. Melanie talks about her love for service and how that translated into her professional life after her time in the military and her desire to have a positive impact in her community through real estate. Melanie also noted her upcoming role as the President of the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®, reflecting her commitment to leadership and service within the industry.

    • 48 min
    Finding Your Resilience in Real Estate

    Finding Your Resilience in Real Estate

    In this episode of the RENEW podcast, host Lauren Martin, Senior Account Director at rental management software provider RentSpree, talks to Jennifer Branchini, COMPASS REALTOR® and President of the California Association of REALTORS®. The two women discuss Jennifer’s 25-year real estate journey, her unexpected rise to the presidency and conquering her initial shyness and video-recording fright with humor. During the conversation, Jennifer highlights the transformative power of networking and her instrumental role in launching the Young Professionals Network while expressing gratitude for empowering friendships and an all-female leadership team. Jennifer also shares tips for conquering public speaking fears, urging everyone to say "yes" to opportunities and speak from the heart. Not to forget the significance of pursuing passions alongside a fulfilling personal life.







     





     

    • 54 min
    Empowerment, Authenticity, and Balance: A Deep Dive into Women's Professional Experiences in Real Estate

    Empowerment, Authenticity, and Balance: A Deep Dive into Women's Professional Experiences in Real Estate

    In this episode of the RENEW podcast, founder Lauren Martin sits down with Deena Zimmerman, vice president at SVN Chicago and the National Council Co-Chair of Retail for SVN. The two women talk about Deena’s leap into commercial real estate and the initial challenges in a male-dominated industry - from gender biases and skepticism regarding financial acumen to the threat of harassment. The candid conversation revolves around the pressure on women to be more prepared, the importance of embracing individuality and the need for women to carve out their own space. The conversation also touches on safety during conferences and the essence of checking on each other.

    • 49 min
    The RENEW Podcast: Mentorship, Motherhood, and Personal Growth with Mother-Daughter Duo Stephanie and Lauren Hill

    The RENEW Podcast: Mentorship, Motherhood, and Personal Growth with Mother-Daughter Duo Stephanie and Lauren Hill

    In the latest episode of The RENEW Podcast, founder Lauren Martin talks to Stephanie Hill, MLS Vice President and Commercial Director for the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS®, and her daughter Lauren Hill, a principal account executive at real estate data and analytics company CoreLogic. The three women engage in a candid conversation touching on mentorship, motherhood, and their professional experiences.

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