With over 20 years of residential real estate and investment knowledge as well as over 30 years of marketing experience, ensures expertise in buying and selling of investment properties and home real estate. He is a highly respected and credible professional.
DICK SACKETT, in his years of realty work, sold numerous commercial and residential properties. He assures buyers & sellers satisfaction and provides above standard service that ensures buyer & seller confidence in their transaction. Clients are 100% satisfied.
Dick opened his own brokerage, OZARK GATEWAY REALTY, in January 2005 after 2004 - 2000 with Century 21 Combs Inc. He started in 1989 in Iowa at Century 21, then Coldwell Banker in IA, AR, TN. From 1974 - 1988, he owned Galaxy Home Sales & Home Construction as well as 14 year owner/operator of SACKETT'S Residential Contracting Services & True Value Hardware Stores.
Real Estate Memberships: Arkansas Tri-County Board of Realtors: Arkansas Realtors Association: National Association of Realtors: and in 1991 - 1993 Des Moines Board of Realtors & Iowa Association of Realtors. Associate Broker - licensed in Arkansas.
Education is ESSENTIAL for success in Real Estate!
Masters in Business and Bachelors in Accounting & Marketing from University of Northern Iowa, as well as many post graduate hours and Army War College - equivalent to Masters in Strategic Studies & Change Management. ADVANCED REAL ESTATE COURSES -- Effective Financing: VIP Sales Associate Computer aided Real Estate: 2 & 1 Training: Nuts and Bolts of Financing: Computer and Multiple List Service: Multiple Listing Services: Floyd Wickman "Sweathog" Program for Real Estate Success: Trust Accounting: Listing Forms & Computer Input/output for Effective Marketing: Affirmative Marketing. Broker Qualification course, Arkansas salesperson course.
Community Involvement: Dick is a member of Cherokee Village Kiwanis and First Vice Chairman of the Sharp County Republican Committee. He is a member of Peace Lutheran Church and currently serves as an Elder. Dick is also the current Commander of American Legion Post 346 and a life member of American Legion, Veteran of Foreign Wars, Senior Army Reserve Commander Assoc., Reserve Officer Association (Past ROA Department/Chapter President and Treasurer) and a life member of Military Officers Association of America (MOAA). Colonel, U S Army (30 yrs.), Retired, Past Pres, of Chamber of Commerce, Park Board, Retail Promotion, and Development Board President for Strawberry Point, Iowa. Additionally, Dick is a past member of the Jaycees & the Lions (Vice President).