Dagmar Sands – Biography 
Real Estate International, Inc. Dagmar Sands
CEO,President, Broker – Real Estate International, Inc.
CIPS (Certified International Property Specialist)
FIPC ( FIABCI International Property Consultant)
FIREC (FIABCI International Real Estate Certified)
ABR (Accredited Buyer’s Representative)
President of FIABCI Scholarship Foundation 2009-2010
Nominations Committee Chair – FIABCI 2009-2010
President of Heart Smart Properties, LLC 2006-2008
President Elect 2007-2008 – FIABCI-USA
(International Real Estate Federation)
President – FIABCI-USA Atlanta, GA Local Council
President – Johns Creek City Guide LLC 
 Member of: 
Atlanta Board of Realtors
Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors
Atlanta Women in Business
AGREE (Association of Real Estate Exchangors)
CBLS – Commercial Listing Service
Chattahoochee High School (Future Business
Leaders of
America)
CIPS Network – (Certified International Property
Specialist Network)
CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women)                 
GAR (Georgia Association of Realtors)
FIABCI (International Real Estate Federation)
Heart Smart Partners – Heart Smart Properties, LLC
International Real Estate Council of GA -  IRECGA
Johns Creek Chamber of Commerce    
Johns Creek Business Association
Loopnet – Commercial Listing Service
NAR (National Association of Realtors)
Powerhouse International (Luxury Homes)
REBAC (Accredited Buyer’s Representatives)
ECN (Executive Connections Network)

 
Education: 
European Schools – Czech Republic, Ceske Budejovice 
Southwest Dekalb High SchoolAtlanta, GA
Dekalb Community CollegeAtlanta, GA – Secretarial Science
Georgia State UniversityAtlanta, GA – Business Administration
Real Estate Sales License – Atlanta, GA – 1979
Real Estate Broker’s License – Atlanta, GA 1985
CCIM – Introduction to Commercial Real Estate – Candidate
John Hopkins – Real Estate Courses – Washington DC
Certified International Property Specialist – FIABCI/NAR, 1990
Accredited Buyer’s Representative – Atlanta, GA (GAR)
FIABCI International Property Consultant – FIPC
FIABCI International Real Estate Certificate – FIREC
Georgia Institute of Real Estate – Continuing Education Classes
Georgia Institute of Real Estate – “Think Globally, Sell Locally”
Instructor of Real Estate Courses – (NAR)
American Society of Association Executives – Leadership Course 2006
Investors Meetup for Johns Creek City Guide, Johns Creek, GA
Speaker for:    
FIABCI, NAR, NAMAR, Powerhouse International,
FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America)
Northview High School
Meetup of Johns Creek City Guide
Chattahoochee High School
Luxury Real Estate Breakfast Group
Powerhouse International & Powerhouse North 
  

Professional Experience : 
Retail – Sales and Managing Departments for Retail Stores
Transportation Industry – Secretary to President/Manager
Responsible for Payroll for 500 Employees
Customer Relations with Major Clients for the Company
Bookeeping for Family Owned 3 Sandwich Shops/Buffets 
Real Estate Sales Person’s License – Royer Realty – 1979
Residential and Land Sales for European & Foreign Clients
Property Manager – Plaza 400, Atlanta, GA – Stout Smith 
Properties. (Responsible for 200,000 Sq. Ft. Office Complex
Day-to Day Property Management, Budgets, Tenant Finishes,
Leasing, Etc.)

Real Estate Broker’s License - 1985 Opened my own company
Real Estate International, Inc. working with Foreign Clients
relocating to the Atlanta, GA area from overseas (Residential
Commercial, Investment and Unique Properties). Responsible
for
the direction and development of business plan, strategic
plan,
management of agents, sale of homes, apartments, office
buildings,
churches, land zoned for apartments, schools,
businesses, lots,
race tracks, private islands, pharmaceutical
companies,
restaurants, retail, industrial, farms and unique
luxury estates.
Written and communicated Company policies,
objectives,
mission and goals for agents. Always improving 
new and unique
ideas for the Company and Agents.

Powerhouse International - Leader of Powerhouse North 
promoting and selling Luxury Properties in the Atlanta area
with Powerhouse agents from various real estate companies.
Heart Smart Properties, LLC – President/Partner of a new
Revolutionizing Company promoting Healthy Lifestyle and Real
Estate.  Created and developed Strategic Plan, Business Plan
and
Partners Program.  Promoted the concept locally, nationally
and
internationally.  Collaborated with Partners on networking
concepts, strategies and benefits. Designed and implemented
“Partner Certificate Program, Assisted in Logo Design, Website
Lay-out, Company Policies and Procedures Manual, Descriptions
and Qualifications for Agents, Brokers and Partners.  Speaking
engagements at FIABCI, FIABCI Marketing Sessions, NAMAR,
other organizations we belong to, promoting the logo, concept
a
nd the vision of Heart Smart Properties. Created and
implemented quarterly Partner Meetings, weekly “Hour of
Power” meetings and daily communications.

Technology Experience:
Responsible for creating and maintaining personal and company
websites, creating current flyers, brochures, manuals, updating
software, hardware, print and scanning devices, Top Producer
Database, GPS systems, digital equipment and cameras,
network
of computers, weekly updates, database
administration,
accounting on-line, backups, reports of monthly
and yearly sales
and expenses.

 
Training/Teaching:   
Trained new sales agents how to set up their own business plan
and goals.  Reviewed new techniques and policies at sales
meetings. Instructor for a course: “Think Globally, Sell Locally”
for the
Georgia Institute of Real Estate (National Association of
Realtors
approved course).
Created the Atlanta Model for FIABCI Atlanta/Georgia Local
Chapter/Council.  Instructor at Chattahooche High School and
Northview High School for the FBLA (Future Business Leaders
of
America) Program. Developed program for Powerhouse North
and Powerhouse Int’l. 
called “PowerPlan” and implemented at
monthly meetings for six
years for agents from various real
estate companies.
Languages: 
Bi-Lingual in Czech, Slovak, English (some German & Russian)

Awards & Recognitions:
FIABCI Medal Holder
CIPS since 1989

Committee served on:
I have served on CREW committees, Atlanta Commercial Forms
Committee, Atlanta Commercial  Technology Committee,
Chamber of Commerce International Division where I visited 
International companies that relocated to Atlanta, GA and
presented
them with a plaque and welcomed them to Atlanta, GA.

Other committees I’ve served on are: FIABCI-
USA Residential
Committee, FIABCI World Leisure Committee,
FIABCI-USA
Membership Committee, FIABCI-USA Education
Committee,
FIABCI-USA Nominating Committee, FIABCI- USA Technology
Committee, FIABCI-USA Vice President of Local Councils.

I now serve on FIABCI-USA Executive Committee, FIABCI-USA
Scholarship Foundation as Vice
President, FIABCI-USA Non-Dues
Revenue
Committee, FIABCI-USA Budget & Finance Committee,
FIABCI-
USA Vice President of Strategic Planning Committee,
FIABCI-USA
President Elect 2007-2008
I am recipient of FIABCI-USA Medal of Honor.  

Published:
Powerhouse International Magazine – which showcased Luxury
Homes in the Atlanta area.  Worked in conjunction with ACCENT
on Atlanta magazine on the lay-out and design of inserting our

magazine in their publication.
Author:  “How I Became a Purple Snowflake in Real Estate“.

 Hobbies:
Travel and meeting new people.  I love learning about cultures,
experiencing first hand about my clients background and
culture. So far 
I have traveled to 37 different countries and hope
to see at
least 60 countries (this is how many countries FIABCI
is in)
before I retire to write a book about my life story.  I love to
read
auto-biographies of successful people, inspirational and
motivational
books.

FIABCI-USA -  Medal of Honor – Awarded in 1995 by President
of FIABCI-USA Sheldon Good (Past FIABCI World President)
for outstanding service, contribution and dedication to the
organization.  Designations received: (ABR, CIPS,FIPC,FIREC)
JACK SHARP Memorial Award – Awarded for outstanding
service in promoting membership in FIABCI-USA.  

Passion:  My passion is to have a positive attitude.  I’m an optimist,
visionary, and a family person.  I have two sons (Chris and
Michael),
husband Tom and my parents Joe and Dagmar
who are my two
best friends.

I enjoy sharing family time, enjoy entertaining my clients,
visiting
friends and helping others achieve their own success. 
I set goals
for myself daily, weekly and yearly.  I love achieving
my goals.
I also enjoy being around successful and positive
people because I
draw extra energy from them.  I believe that
God puts people in
your life for a reason.
 Slogans I love: 

I simply want to DO IT and have no regrets”.  I also want to
build
the same relationship with my children like I have with
my 
parents.                

“I want to be your REALTOR for LIFE, not just one transaction”.
“Dream BIG, because there is NO magic in SMALL dreams”.
“I have always been a PURPLE Snowflake in the Real Estate 
  Industry”.
“If it’s meant to be, it is up to ME!”
“I provide World Class Service to ALL my customers one client
  at a time”. 
 
My goal:
To always be professional, positive, original, enthusiastic about
what I do.  To be respected by my family, friends, partners,
relatives and colleagues in my profession.  To be trustworthy.
I never want to look back and say “I WISH I did this…or that…