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Listings to Legacy: Life of a Real Estate Maverick

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  • Praise
  • About the Author
  • WILLIAM WONG, founder of Realstar Premier Group, chronicles his life in this compelling memoir. A determined individual who rose from humble beginnings to become a prominent figure in the competitive world of real estate, William brings readers through the peaks and valleys of his personal voyage. The trials, triumphs, and invaluable lessons learnt along the way are shared through candid storytelling and reflective insights. Delve into the gritty realities of the real estate industry, from the relentless demands of cold calling to the fierce competition among agents; from learning the art of resilience in the face of rejection to mastering the nuances of negotiation and salesmanship. Each chapter offers practical wisdom and inspirational insights for aspiring entrepreneurs and seasoned professionals alike.

    Listings to Legacy is not just a memoir; it’s a testament to the power of resilience, the pursuit of excellence, and the unwavering belief in one’s ability to overcome challenges and achieve greatness. It will inspire you to embark on your own journey to success, armed with the knowledge that with passion, perseverance, and a steadfast resolve, anything is possible.

  • “William’s story starts from simple beginnings and leads to him running his own successful firm. His book isn’t just about his own ups and downs; it shows us how small businesses like Realstar help Singapore’s economy grow bit by bit over the years. William shows us that being tough, never giving up, and always being ready to learn more aren’t just important for business owners; these are good lessons for everyone, no matter what you do. Local start-ups are really important for our country’s future, and entrepreneurs like William who has perseverance to follow through, display the qualities that we want to embrace that will make us stronger, both as a people and as a nation.”
    —Ang Yuit, President, Association of Small & Medium Enterprises (ASME)

    “I had the pleasure of crossing paths with William Wong during my early days as a real estate agent in ERA Singapore back in 1996. From the moment we met, it was clear that William possessed a unique ability to analyse and articulate his thoughts with precision and clarity. His exceptional communication skills set him apart from the rest. What truly inspired me about William was his unwavering determination and willpower. Despite facing numerous challenges along the way, he remained resolute in his pursuit of success. It was evident that he possessed an innate leadership quality that allowed him to navigate through obstacles and emerge as one of the most esteemed real estate players in Singapore. William’s transformation from an ordinary real estate agent to the boss of a niche real estate agency is a testament to his perseverance and dedication. His journey serves as a true inspiration to anyone who aspires to achieve greatness in the real estate industry.”
    —Marcus Chu, CEO, ERA Singapore, ERA Asia Pacific and APAC Realty

    “As the President of RCN, I’ve had the privilege of witnessing William’s impact on the industry first-hand. His strategic vision, coupled with his unwavering commitment to excellence, has set a high standard for success within our network. This autobiography is a testament to the resilience and tenacity required to excel in the competitive real estate industry. Through his captivating narrative, William shares his journey of overcoming challenges and seizing opportunities, offering invaluable lessons for aspiring real estate professionals. William’s story serves as a beacon of inspiration, reminding us that with determination and perseverance, anything is achievable.”
    —Ken Lim, President, Real Centre Network (RCN)

    “Inspirational! This book documents the life journey of William from his early life to joining real estate, overcoming difficulties, and finding a niche in the landed properties market. I highly recommend this book to aspiring individuals looking to become real estate agents. You must exercise self-discipline and perseverance to see fruitful outcomes. William took a perilous move and joined real estate full-time, overcoming obstacles that lay ahead, and turning into an outstanding real estate agent.”
    —Adam Wang, President, Singapore Estate Agents Association (SEAA)

    “William Wong’s autobiography is a captivating read, offering insights into his remarkable journey from adversity to triumph. He demonstrates what it means to possess resilience and unwavering determination. These have propelled him to tremendous success as the visionary founder of Realstar. His steadfast commitment to uplifting the underprivileged stands as a shining testament to his compassion and empathy. His generous support of study awards and community service initiatives at SMU evidence this. Because of his genuine interest in nurturing future generations, his actions contribute to enabling social mobility—just as his own story, captured in this book, captures the inspiring journey.”
    —Professor Lily Kong, President, Singapore Management University (SMU)

  • William Wong, is the founder of Realstar Premier Group Pte Ltd, known as the leading agency for landed properties and good class bungalows in Singapore. To date, he has transacted close to 600 properties and trained up to 10,000 sales individuals. He is recognised as an industry expert in luxury property and his keen insights into this area have been featured several times in the national papers. In 2004, William published his first book, Billion Dollar Challenge, sharing valuable techniques and strategies with all who aspire to be the cream of the crop in the real estate arena. In 2011, his success with Realstar Premier Group won him The Entrepreneur of the Year award from the Association of Small & Medium Enterprises (ASME) and The Rotary Club of Singapore. Realstar Premier Group also won the 28th Enterprise 50 Award in 2023. William’s portfolio now extends to encompass land development, with ongoing projects spanning five sites across Singapore.

ISBN: 9789811743245
Cover Type: Paperback
Page Count: 184
Year Published: 2024
Size: 225mm x 154mm
Language: English