About Lourie Folland, Fresno Realtor®

Lourie L. Folland

Throughout high school in Visalia and college at Fresno State, Lourie assisted her family with the operation of their real estate investments. This experience gave Lourie the background and knowledge of the industry that have consistently made her a leader in the field.

Lourie has 20 years of sales and marketing management experience in the real estate industry. She is experienced and well versed in new product launches, budget management and contract negotiation. She not only sells real estate, but is also an investor herself.

In order for Lourie to continue to be one of the top Realtors in her field she is heavily involved in local community and civic associations. She has been involved with raising money for the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, The Ronald McDonald House, Children's Hospital of the Central Valley, and the La Comida Guild, which raises money for Children's Hospital.

Lourie's direct and to the point dynamic personality coupled with her honesty makes for a perfect local community advocate, realtor, and small business owner. Trust that if you have questions regarding current market conditions and you need no nonsense advise, she is the person to turn to.

Give her a call and let her expertise work for you.

  • Overview
  • I respond personally to every call and assignment. Guaranteed 24 hour turn around on all assignments and tasks. As an Equator Certified Agent, I have the experience, training, and educational background to fully appreciate the key factors of success in marketing REO´s and doing BPO´s. I have over 10 years of real estate experience. Since the middle of 2008, I have focused on selling distressed properties. I am currently in the process of adding the REO certification with Harris Real Estate University. I understand the business model for distressed properties and know that REO and short sales represent a strong niche for the next few years.

  • Professional Experience


    Ø       Licensed Real Estate sales representative Residential and Commercial

    Ø       Achieved over $40 million in production with Realty Concepts

    Ø       Develops marketing strategies through advertising campaigns, web placement, photography, and the research of current trends; resulting in optimizing home sales

    Ø       Systems in place to minimize days on market, monitor and close the transaction on time

    Asset Management.

    Ø       Provides skills in record-keeping and organization by managing all aspects of annual budgeting

    Ø       Ensures appropriate standards of maintenance and housekeeping are met with a team of professionals including, cleaning crews, landscapers, painters, flooring, trash-out, repairs, and locksmith

    Ø       Coordinates all in-house construction to ensure efficient results

    Ø       Inputs skills in detail-orientation while conducting quarterly and annual building inspections

    Ø       Prepares synopsis of lease documentation and lease abstracts

    Ø       Secures bids for capital expenditures; submitting them to the owner in a timely manner


    Ø       Builds relationships with clients through daily communication and dedication to excellent client service

    Ø       Promoted exceptional skills in analysis, research and investigative abilities as a reporter for KMJ Radio with on-air experience

    Ø       Impeccable ability to compose accurate documentation needed to respond to asset managers  

    Business Management

    Ø       Implements detail-orientation and proficient computer skills while managing all aspects of a professional real estate website

    Ø       Responsible for the organization of all documentation for multiple escrows

    Ø       Coordinated numerous business events, implementing skills in project-organization and supervision

    Ø       Reviews specifications prepared for service contracts

    Technical Skills

    Ø       Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Skyline, and ACT

    Ø       Subscriber to Equator, RES.NET, and Titanium Solutions

    Ø       Generated marketing proposals

    Ø       Ample experience with technology communication applications

    Work History

    Realtor | Property Manager        2012- Present

    Peak Performance RE

    Property Manager                                           2009 - 2012

    Northstar Real Estate, FresnoCA


    Realtor | Property Manager                                    2000 - 2009

    Realty Concepts, FresnoCA


    Walk Coordinator | Fundraising Manager             1997 - 1999

    Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, FresnoCA


    Marketing & Sales Department                              1993 - 1995

    KMPH Channel 26, FresnoCA


    Writer | News Reporter                                           1991 - 1993

    KMJ Radio, FresnoCA

  • Education

    Bachelor of Arts (Focus in Mass Communications, Journalism, and Broadcast News)    1992

    Fresno StateFresnoCA

    -          3.6 GPA

    -          Achieved the Outstanding Graduate in Broadcast News

    Why Choose Lourie?

    My commitment as your local REALTOR® is to provide you with the specialized real estate service you deserve...That's why my goal is to keep you informed on trends in the marketplace using the latest statistics in our local area.

    Fresno Realtor Equal Housing Opportunity of Fresno, CAFresno MLS

    Member of NAR, CAR, and Fresno Association of Realtors, HAFA Certified. The following are some of the certifications and recognitions pertaining to today´s real estate market.

    Fresno REO SpecialistCBS Certified BPO Specialist Harris Real Estate University

    Lourie Folland
    Lourie Folland
    8050 N. Palm Suite 300 Fresno CA 93711
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