You Can’t Accomplish the Mission without the People
A resident of Northern Virginia since 2001, Josh joined the Wasz Dukes Real Estate Team after retiring from the U.S. Army. He was a drum major with The Old Guard, the official escort of the President of the United States, in Arlington, Virginia. An accomplished musician, husband, father and veteran, Josh brings with him a myriad of skills as a REALTOR® to help families relocate, purchase or sell their home. His unwavering commitment to putting people first is just one example of how he embodies the professional mission and business priorities of the Wasz Dukes Real Estate Team – God, people, business – in that order.
Drawing from his own life experiences, Josh is in-tune with the needs of families and individuals required to relocate in a hurry, and he has a comforting knack at managing stressful situations through direct and honest communication with all parties.
In addition to his real estate training, Josh is a Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE), a Military Relocation Professional (MRP), and Home Staging Expert® (HSE). He is also a productivity coach for new real estate agents which involves training and mentoring new real estate agents.
About the Certifications:
Certified Negotiation Expert – This 2-day course is one of the top designations in real estate and is taught nationally by the Real Estate Negotiation Institute. Courses include the following:
- Competitive Win-Lose Hard Bargaining vs. Collaborative Win-Win Negotiating
- Psychology of Buying
- Persuasion Principles
- CNE Model and Planning Guide
- Case Studies
- Skill Practice and Role Plays
- Group Discussion Topics
Military Relocation Professional – This certification program educates REALTORS® about how to work with U.S. service members, veterans and their families to find housing solutions that best meet their needs while taking advantage of benefits and support that is available. To earn this certification, real estate agents read prepared background information, take a one-day course, attend two webinars (VA Home Purchase Financing and Options, VA Compromise Sale), and must pass an examination with a score of 80 percent or better.
Home Staging Expert ®
This workshop and course helps clear the clutter from homes. Using smart furniture arrangement and thoughtful accessories, it teaches agents to play up a home’s selling points. Home staging can best position a home for quick sale at an optimal price. The certification is earned by completing the curriculum and passing an examination.