Paul Berndt

Sales Associate

Paul Berndt

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Central Washington Real Estate

Mailing Address 4112 Summitview Ave
Yakima, WA 98908
Office Phone (509)966-3030
  • Cell 509 480-2157
  • Other 509 966-8894 x204
  • Office Phone 509 966-3030
  • Office Fax 509 966-1824
About Paul:

Paul was born in Yakima and raised on a fruit ranch in the Naches Heights area. He brings to you a BA from the University of Puget Sound, plus 26 years in the Washington State Patrol retiring as a Lieutenant. After retiring from patrol, Paul worked for George F. Joseph, Inc. and Strand Apples, Inc., managing ranches and handling grower contacts.

Paul and his wife Jean have two sons, Greg and Jeff, and 2 grandchildren, Hannah and William. Paul’s great joy has come from his marriage and experiencing his sons growth and development through their younger years and through college. Greg was a pilot in the Air Force and is currently working in the private sector; and Jeff is in Orthodontics school at the University of North Carolina. Now Paul gets to live it all over again with Hannah and William.

Paul is a past member of Toastmasters, Yakima Kiwanis, Monroe School board and currently a member of the Washington State Horticulture Association.

Paul is attracted to Real Estate because he enjoys sharing his expertise to help his clients through the home buying or selling process making it as stress-free and efficient as possible. If you or someone you know is thinking about buying or selling a home, give him a call!

Certified Negotiation Expert

CNE® Designation...
Buying or selling property can be a very challenging situation. Your CNE® professional is trained in advanced negotiation techniques and approaches. This training enables your agent to better help you achieve your goals. Your CNE® professional will be able to handle your real estate negotiations with skill and excellence. You can be confident you will get the very best results when you choose a CNE® professional!

The purchase or sale of property can be both logical as well as very emotional! Multiple parties, conflicting interests, and a myriad of issues can make a simple negotiation very complex. In choosing your real estate professional there is one factor above all others you should consider: how well can your real estate professional negotiate on your behalf.

You (the client) set the terms and conditions for your agent to achieve. It is then up to your agent to use all of his/her skills to persuade the other side to accept your terms. You need to be certain your agent has the skills to effectively persuade and influence the other side. Real estate negotiations include many different people and issues. It is your best interest to hire an agent specifically trained to handle the complexities normally associated with these types of negotiations.

An agent who carries the CNE® (Certified Negotiation Expert) designation has been trained in professional negotiation skills by the Real Estate Negotiation Institute, the leading negotiation training and coaching company for real estate professionals in North America. A CNE® professional knows how to use leading edge negotiation practices and techniques for your benefit.. You can always be confident your CNE® professional will achieve the very best results for you!

BENEFITS OF HIRING A CNE® AGENT

SELLERS:
• Better Protection
• More Confident, Professional Approach to Your Negotiations
• Knows How to Plan for Success
• Stronger Ability to Resolve Conflicts and Deal with All Types of Negotiators
• Faster Sales Cycle (Fewer Days on Market)
• Higher Net Profit
• Less Stress/Inconvenience
NET: Better Results, Less Hassle, Greater Satisfaction

BUYERS:
• Better Protection
• More Confident, Professional Approach to Your Negotiations
• Knows How to Plan for Success
• Stronger Ability to Resolve Conflicts and Deal with All Types of Negotiators
• Faster Purchase Cycle (fewer days to find a property and close)
• Lower Total Price/Investment
• Less Stress/Inconvenience
NET: Better Results, Less Hassle, Greater Satisfaction

A BHHS REALTOR®

A REALTOR® is a member of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION of REALTORS® and subscribes to its strict Code of Ethics.

Designations

To earn a designation, a REALTOR® a real estate agent has taken coursework and demonstrated specific skills, performance and knowledge in a particular area of the real estate industry