About Amy

Amy Smythe Harris, Broker Associate, GRI, GREEN, E?Pro, CRS,SFR, TRLP has been in the real estate industry for 16 years and it is still a practicing agent. She served on 2009 Houston Association of REALTORS® Board of Directors and the 2011 Houston Association of REALTORS® Board of Directors. , as well as being on Technology Advisory, Member Profitability/Training, and NextGen (YPN). She also serves on Texas Association of REALTORS®Professional Development committee, Professional Standards Committee and Technology Committee. She has trained agents for 12 years and was also a sales manager for Prudential Gary Greene for 3 years. She is an instructor for HAR & a senior instructor for TAR. She is very passionate about training agents in utilizing technology and social media in their business practice to become more efficient in their prospecting.
National Association of Realtors®, Chicago, 2010?Present
• Communications Committee
• E-Pro Instructor Certified to teach E-Pro throughout US
Texas Association of Realtors®, Austin, Texas 2003?Present
• Redesign GRI course material 2004,2006,2009
• Instruct GRI (Graduated Realtor® Institute) to agents throughout the state
• Train other TAR instructor faculty on new material through the Train the Trainer program
• Serve on the Professional Development Committee for 2008- 2011
• Serve on the Professional Standards Committee for 2009- 2011
• Serve on the Technology Committee for 2009- 2011
• Technology Committee Chair for 2011
• Assist in the XPlode conference with TAR
• TAR Director for 2011
• Speaker at TAR Convention 2010 in Galveston on Social Media / Iphone Technology
• TRLP Graduate 2009
Houston Association of Realtors®, Houston, Texas 2008?2010
• Serve on Technology Advisory Group
• Serve on Member Training/Profitability Advisory Group
• Serve on Next Gen NRG Advisory Group
• Shot video promotion with Danny Frank for HAR Digital Summer Media Camp
• Interviewed for Craigslist scandal for Channel 2 & 13
• Interviewed by Conroe Courier for MLS Monthly Update
• Encourage members to get involved with different Advisory Groups in HAR
•Serve on HAR Realtor Expo Advisory Group 2011
Instructor
• Develop MLS manuals for TREC approval
• Instruct MCE courses, including MLS classes
• Assist agents with developing a comprehensive understanding of client/customer relations and
how that relates to information in MLS.
• Instruct New Member Orientation with emphasis on the Code of Ethics, Branding, Agency
Relationships, and Board benefits
• Developed Social Media class for agents
• Moderated /Speaker at HAR Digital Summer Media Camp
• Panel Spokesperson at HAR Strategic Planning discussing Social Media
• Speaker at Xplode Conference 2011
• Speaker at RE Tech South Conference March/April 2011
• Speaker at CRS Sell-A-Bration February 2011
• Identify future leaders within HAR and encourage them to apply for Texas Realtor Leadership
Program (TRLP)