Our Mission on this site is to educate Real Estate Agents on how to sell more homes.

How New Agents Can Find Success


  • How New Agents Can Find Success

    Here are four actionable steps that new agents can take to succeed.

What You Need To Know About Being a Realtor


  • What You Need To Know About Being a Realtor

    There are three traits that make for a successful career in real estate.

3 Ways To Prepare Your Client for a Price Reduction


  • 3 Ways To Prepare Your Client for a Price Reduction

    Do these three things to convince your seller to lower their price.

Managing Your Time for a Successful Business


  • Managing Your Time for a Successful Business

    Here are some helpful time management tips that any agent can use.

The 3 Elements of an Effective Business Plan


  • The 3 Elements of an Effective Business Plan

    These are the three elements an effective business plan includes.

Answering the Question of When To Buy


  • Answering the Question of When To Buy

    Everything you need to know about answering when the right time to buy is.

About Rick Stroud


 

Originally from the Upstate of SC, Rick has lived in the Greenville area since 1997. He started his career as a paramedic and later served as an air traffic controller before entering the real estate business in 1999. Rick is the Founder/CEO of Great Homes of the Upstate, a residential real estate brokerage located in Greer SC. Rick and his team of REALTORS serve those looking to buy or sell a home in Greer and the surrounding Upstate communities.

Rick is in the business of helping others and may be best described by those who work with and for him as an “anchor”—someone driven to be purposeful and protective of those who look to him for guidance. Rick is deeply invested in his community and is an active member of numerous organizations including the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce (Presidents Level). He serves on the Community Leadership Team for Ignite Greer, is a member of the Board of Directors for Greer Relief and the Western Upstate Association of REALTORS. He is a graduate of LeadershipGreer (Class 40) and serves on the Leadership Development Council for LeadershipGreer. He co-hosts GreerBusiness360, a podcast that features business owners and leaders from the Greer area. Given his commitment to continual learning and mentoring, he is a coach and speaker with ClubWealth and coaches numerous real estate agents and brokers across the country.

106 West Church Street
Greer, SC 29650
864-735-0705
Rick@GreatHomesSC.com