Nick Krautter is the author of The Golden Handoff: How to Buy and Sell a Real Estate Agent’s Business which debuted number one on Amazon for mergers and acquisitions and won the NAREE award. His goal is to teach real estate agents how to grow their business and to help them later retire and benefit from their years of hard work. Since 2006, Nick has been a Realtor in Portland, Oregon, where he leads a team and frequently serves as a real estate expert for the media. Krautter is an avid golfer, writer, reader, and talker who enjoys all the food, drink, and adventures that can be found in the great Northwest. He is unusually tall and once lived on a sailboat. He loves his job and still gets up early, excited about what each day holds.