Meet the Candidates – Vandana Chima
Running for 2012 Secretary
Vandana Chima, Broker/Owner of EXIT Realty Chima Group hasbeen in the real estate business for over 10 years. She specializes in short sales,REOs, commercial real estate, property management, and multi-family properties.Her multi-faceted expertise is of great benefit to her clients and her agents. She is passionate about helping her agents develop their skills and master every aspect ofthe real estate business ensuring all of her firm’s clients receive the level of serviceshe would provide herself.
As a Broker and Franchisee, Vandana is committed to providing her agents with efficient systems, leadership,training, and fostering a high-energy motivational atmosphere. The success of her agents is hersuccess, and nothing makes her happier than to see her team succeed. She takes her responsibility as aBroker seriously and has become one of the best trained in the business. She not only graduated fromCalifornia State University, Long Beach with a Masters in Education but has also earned many designationsincluding Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE), Certified Investor Agent Specialist(CIAS), Resort and Second-Home Property Specialist (RSPS), Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource(SFR), Risk Reduction Graduate (RRG), Seller Representative Specialist (SRS), Accredited BuyersRepresentative (ABR), Commercial Real Estate Certificate (CREC), Five Star’s REO Certification andshe is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) Candidate. She is equipped with the expertknowledge to guide and coach her agents in any specialty they wish to develop.
Vandana has earned the Ambassador Award 2010 from Exit Realty Nevada and was awarded one of theTop 25 Asian Practioners Award by Asian Real Estate Association of America. Additionally, Vandanaearned 2007 and 2008 FIVE STAR Best in Client Satisfaction Award by Las Vegas Life Magazine. Furthermore,Vandana was named one of the Women Who Mean Business 2011 by Las Vegas BusinessPress Magazine.
Vandana and her office are members of the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS® (GLVAR),the Nevada Association of REALTORS® (NVAR), the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR),the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce, and the Latin Chamber of Commerce. Vandana sits on theGLVAR Grievance Committee and is the Reservations and Attendance Committee Chair with theWomen’s Council of REALTORS® (WCR). She is also a member of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) and is on the Community Outreach and Philanthropy Committeeof the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA). She is also a member of the NationalAssociation of Short Sale Professionals (NASSPro).
Vandana believes that being a REALTOR® is about more than professional associations, she believesthat REALTORS® should be involved in the communities where they work. Vandana helps the communityby educating homeowners about the HOPE for Homeowners program and donating to Habitat forHumanity. To date EXIT Realty has donated over $2 Million to the charity and built more than 10 HabitatHomes. Vandana also hosts a radio show, Real Estate EXposed, every Thursday at 11:00 AM PSTwhich streams live at www.LasVegasRealEstateEXposed.com where her and her co-host EXpose EVERYTHINGReal Estate Related.
Originally from New Delhi, India, Vandana moved to the Pacific Palisades when she was 8 years old.She moved to Santa Monica next, then moved from California to Las Vegas in 2003. She enjoys dancing,traveling, and networking. Whether you are selling a distressed property, buying your first home,your last home, building your investment portfolio, or building your real estate career, Vandana has theskills and expertise to make your real estate dreams a reality.