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9/15/2020 Member News

Barkett Realty Founder Shares Expertise on Award-Winning Podcast

St. Petersburg, FL — John Barkett, owner and head broker of Barkett Realty, recently appeared on The Real Estate Sessions podcast, hosted by Bill Risser. The interview discussed his background in real estate, his expertise in brokerage and appraisal, and his unique perspective on the current market.




The Real Estate Sessions is an award-winning podcast for the real estate industry. For the last five years, the podcast has published weekly episodes with the aim to educate and provide insight to real estate professionals at all stages of their career. Hosted by Bill Risser of Fidelity National Financial, the podcast features conversations with global experts in real estate, sales, marketing, and entrepreneurship.

During the interview, John shares his background as a second-generation real estate professional, starting as an appraiser in New York and making the move to St. Petersburg. He also discusses the unique expertise and advantages that his appraisal knowledge gives him as a broker, as well as his vision for Barkett realty a team of experts who understand multiple aspects of the business and play key roles in the community. Significant time is also spent discussing his expert observations and predictions for St. Pete’s residential and commercial real estate future.


During the interview, John Barkett shared this advice for new agents, “Knowledge is power. Knowing what’s happening when and where is going to make you a better agent and finding the right location for your buyer and to market your sellers’ homes more productively. It’s something to live by.”


The full podcast episode can be found on The Real Estate Sessions website. For further discussion and the latest news from John Barkett and the Barkett Realty team, please visit



Barkett Realty is a boutique real estate company offering a full service solution to both commercial and residential clients. With decades of combined experience in sales, leasing, property management, tax appeal, and appraisal/valuation services, Barkett Realty is a one-stop shop that will exceed your real estate needs while turning transactions into relationships.