Patricia “Patti” Blosfelds

Patti became an empty nester after being a non-stop volunteer and stay-at-home Mom for 26 years. She wanted a career that would use her skill sets without compromising the flexible schedule she craved.

When her youngest child moved out, Patti was ready to begin a different career – but she didn’t want to give up the flexibility to set her own schedule. She knew that her experiences as PTA President, founder of a charter school, top earner in a direct sales company and board member  for a swim club gave her a unique set of skills – not to mention, a huge contact list.

Above all, as a people-person, she wanted to work with people! She quickly found her home in residential real estate rentals and sales.

Patti completed the intensive two-week salesperson course at The Real Estate School and passed the state exam that same month.

“I got everything ready to go right away after I passed the exam,” she says. “When I started, I had no problem pounding the pavement, putting up fliers around neighborhoods, and mailing hand addressed letters to my sphere. Even though I am part of a company, it is still my own business. What you put into this career is what you get out of it.”

Her hard work paid off when she earned Rookie of the Year for all of Coldwell Banker Preferred in 2018. 

Patti recommends starting with rentals, like she did.

“It’s a lot of work, but it’s a great way to get your feet wet. You learn how to fill out contracts, talk to other REALTORS®, walk through houses. Do a good job, keep in touch with your clients, and they will contact you when they are ready to buy. This job is all about follow up!”

Patti enjoys the variety in her job and her ability to work from anywhere. But she especially enjoys helping first time home buyers. Their excitement is contagious!

Advice from Patti:

“If you want to be successful in this job, you have to be willing to put the work in. It’s not easy money, but it’s very rewarding when you help a person.”


James K
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
September 2019 Graduate

Both instructors were very informative throughout the entire course and extremely helpful and supportive. Great experience.

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Mia B
West Deptford, New Jersey
September 2019 Graduate

Both Kelby and Michelle were awesome! The offered stories and examples that painted a good picture that really helped with understanding and comprehending the material.

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Carrie G
Edgewater Park, New Jersey
August 2019 Graduate

Michelle was amazing. Her teaching style is very effective and fun!

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Michelle S
Pemberton, New Jersey
June 2019 Graduate

Examples and clear instructional teaching made it easier to understand and remember. The course was very informative and having multiple instructors presenting the material kept me more interested.”

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Mark M
Mt. Laurel, New Jersey
September 2011 Graduate

I took the Real Estate Salesperson Exam today and PASSED! Don, you are truly a "godfather" in Real Estate Education in this state and I will continue to recommend your school to everyone interested in a complete real estate education. Thank you for truly add tremendous value to your students' experience…

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Jyoti S
Cherry Hill, NJ
August 2015 Graduate

I took this class with another school 5 years ago. I have learned so much more in your class. Sharing your personal experiences has certainly enhanced my knowledge base. I have been a pharmacist for 22 years. You have given me the confidence to pursue an additional career. Thank you…

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