Author, Real Estate Trends Expert, Business Advisor
Stefan Swanepoel Bio
Stefan Swanepoel is an international best-selling author of 20 books and a motivational speaker with over 700 presentations (500,000 people) for groups ranging from 100 to 10,000 people. With his British accent, passionate personality, and abundant energy; Stefan is an engaging, dynamic and entertaining presenter. Whether you are looking for intellectual or inspiring, Stefan's talks are different and most certainly memorable.
Real Estate Speaker
No one researches more about change and trends impacting the residential real estate industry and he is widely recognized as the leading visionary in this field. He has penned over 19 books, reports and whitepapers and over 1,000 published articles. His most popular real estate books include the 1998 Amazon.com bestseller Real Estate confronts Reality, the annual Swanepoel TRENDS Report (06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11 & 2012). Stefan always provides a balanced and objective evaluation of the market, analyzing introducing trends and key players in an objective and balanced fashion.
Qualifications & Experience
His academic accomplishments include a bachelor's in science, a master's in business economics and diplomas in arbitration, computer science and marketing. Stefan has held offices as President, CEO and Chairman of a technology company, an education company, a non-profit association, a movie studio and a 2,000 office international franchise.
Recognition & Bestseller lists
Stefan's books have been featured on the bestseller list of: New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Star Tribune, Huffington Post, Amazaon.com, Barnes & Noble, Inc. Magazine, CEO Read, San Francisco Chronicle, MSNBC, Publishers Weekly, ABC, Miami Herald and many others.
He has also received numerous awards including; "Businessman of the Year" (Jaycees), has been ranked as one of the "Top 20 Most Influential People in the Real Estate Industry" (Today's REALTOR ), "One of the Top 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders" (Inman News), "One of the Top 25 Most Connected Real Estate Professionals Online" (Proxio) and "One of the Top 50 People Who You Should Follow on Twitter" (Roost).
Stefan spent the first 35 years of his life in various countries across the globe before immigrating to the USA. Today he is an American citizen and lives in California.