Marcelino holds the following designations in his field.
Military Relocation Professional: Understanding of the processes and procedures involved in a military relocation and how these impact service members’ relocation and housing choices. Ability to identify and provide services that help service members sell or find and purchase suitable homes. The knowledge of the military relocation process you need to guide service members through the real estate transaction. Knowledge of VA loan benefits.
Pricing Strategy Advisor: Subject Matter Expert in the purpose and benefits of CMAs, and how to guide clients through them. Identifying appropriate comparables, making adjustments, understanding supply and demand in pricing and code of ethics in pricing.
Historic House Specialist: Design review and permitting, property work history, architectural styles, benefits of preservation, wood windows 101, tax incentives and historic research.
Real Estate Negotiation Expert: Effectively navigate various negotiation types and phases, develop a strong bargaining position through negotiation concepts, adaptive communication style as needed, negotiate through different media (phone, email, text, video calls), and identify common negotiation tactics and patterns. Advanced negotiation skills to advocate for clients at the highest level.
Military & Veteran Housing Specialist: Understand the VA home loan program history. Utilize the Veteran, active military and guard/reserve demographics. Understand the VA Home Loan Program usage and statistics. Explain the features and benefits of the VA loan. Know the other VA Loan Guaranty Programs. Understand the differences between the VA Loan to FHA and Conventional Loans. Define appraisal issues and what the VA appraiser is really looking for. Understanding the VA's Minimum Property Requirements and be able to explain them. Tips to filling out the purchase agreement. Understand and be able to structure the fees associated with the VA Loan. Understand the VA amendment a.k.a. the "VA Escape Clause".
Home Finance Resource Specialist: Understanding of the foundational education to confidently explain key pieces of the loan origination process and provide guidance on navigating mortgage applications and alternative financing options for all types of buyers.
Resort & Second Home Property Specialist: Specialize in buying, selling, or management of properties for investment, development, retirement, or second homes in resort, recreational, and/or vacation destinations.
Short Sale and Foreclosure Specialist: I can help sellers examine their options, evaluate the benefits and drawbacks of each, and, if needed, help them navigate the short sale process.
National Associations of REALTORS®
San Antonio Board of REALTORS®
Veterans Association of Real Estate Professionals®
National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals®
Lifetime Member of Disabled American Veterans
American GI Forum of Texas, Inc.
Texas Realtors 2024 Housing Initiative Committee Member
San Antonio Board of Realtors 2024 Military Advisory Group Committee Member
Veterans Association of Real Estate Professionals 2024-2025 Membership Director
Men in Christ
Military Veterans for Christ