Training is crucial to starting your real estate business and to succeed in your real estate business. We are committed to train new associates in the basics: from contract writing, negotiation to listing presentation and business development. For experienced associates we train to increase their business and use of technology while reducing their risks.


  • Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate offers a variety of training venues: on-line, live instructor classes, audio and videotapes, and self managed materials.
  • As a member of the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate network, our associates, managers and staff have access to the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate Intranet site which provides a dazzling array of training content and information.
  • Training is built-in to every Sales Meeting to keep agents up-to-date on current technology, legal issues, and practices.
  • We provide support and resources for liscense renewal.
  • As an agent in the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Network, our associates can also participate in Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Real Estate's education functions.
  • The annual convention, attended by 11,000 agents, provides a myriad of training subjects for agents and managers.
  • Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices University On-Tour, and the semi-annual Summit Conferences are available to our agents.

We also offer a number of computer courses that allow you to learn from the comfort of your own home. These courses cover a variety of topics, from Real Property Ownership to the Mathematics of Selling Real Estate.


  • For further career information contact Carla Vertrees by phone (253) 859-7438, or by e-mail.