Barbara Corcoran

Real Estate Reads: How To Succeed Like A Champion

By Nikki Barringer / June 7, 2019 / 0 Comments

In 1983, Rita Santamaria had the idea to start a real estate school. In 1984, Champions School of Real Estate opened its doors for the first time. With one campus, one curriculum and a series of textbooks all written and taught by Rita Santamaria. Thirty-five years later, Champions School of Real Estate is the largest […]

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More Realtors Are Using Staging Than Ever Before, According to NAR

By Karen Eubank / April 2, 2019 / 26 Comments

Barbara Cocoran put it rather well: “Why wouldn’t someone stage if they want to sell a house, and if they want to get more money for the house? I don’t get it.” You probably know Corcoran from her regular appearances on Shark Tank. What you might not know is she built a real estate empire, […]

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Barbara Corcoran Drew Hundreds at Champions School of Real Estate Keynote

By Joanna England / May 16, 2016 / 2 Comments

Full disclosure: I am not a morning person. The fact that I obligated myself to head out to the Plano Centre at 8:30 a.m. to see legendary real estate broker and reality TV star Barbara Corcoran is on par with a visit from the Pope for us here at, so of course I put […]

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Shark Tank Star Barbara Corcoran to Keynote Champions School of Real Estate Event

By Joanna England / March 24, 2016 / 2 Comments

There are a lot of great stories in the real estate industry, but none are quite as compelling as “Shark Tank” star Barbara Corcoran‘s. The New York real estate mogul came from humble beginnings, building up her empire with just a $1,000 loan and an incredible amount of hustle. And we could not be more […]

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Plan Your 2016: Champions School of Real Estate to Host ‘Shark’ Barbara Corcoran May 10

By Joanna England / December 21, 2015 / 0 Comments

When you talk about the dream that gets people into real estate, it often follows the arc of Barbara Corcoran’s story. She worked 22 different jobs before getting a $1,000 loan from her boyfriend and starting a fledgling real estate office in New York City. More than $5 billion later, Corcoran is a well-known entrepreneur […]

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Tuesday Two Hundred: Gated Golf Course Home Has Designer Touches, Even a Playhouse – $259,000 – Only One “Problem”…

By Candy Evans / March 20, 2012 / 0 Comments

I think I’m going to challenge Barbara Corcoran to top this one. Let me tell you, there is no way. I emailed this home to my daughter and she was hooked! This is a new home at 9077 Cotton Village Drive, just built in 2006, with three bedrooms, two and a half baths, upstairs gameroom, great granite and stainless kitchen, open floor plan and high ceilings! Not only is it fresh, saucy and beautiful, it’s in a gated community on a golf course and is a golf lovers dream!

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