Vandana Bhalla, Corporate Broker of Signature Real Estate Group and Team Leader of The Bhalla Group, has been in the real estate business for over 10 years. Vandana started her career in real estate as a commercial broker and very quickly moved her focus to luxury and high rise real estate. Throughout her career, Vandana has specialized in all aspects of the real estate industry including luxury, high rise, short sales, REOs, commercial real estate, property management, and multi-family properties. Her multi-faceted expertise is of great benefit to her clients and her agents. She is passionate about helping her agents develop their skills and master every aspect of the real estate business ensuring all of her firm's clients receive the level of service she would provide herself.
As a Broker, Vandana is certified as a Minority Woman Owned Business through the National Association of Women in Real Estate Business (NAWRB). She is committed to providing her agents with efficient systems, leadership, training, and fostering a high-energy motivational atmosphere. The success of her agents is her success, and nothing makes her happier than to see her team succeed. She takes her responsibility as a Broker seriously and has become one of the best trained in the business. She not only graduated from California State University, Long Beach with a Masters in Education but has also earned many certifications and designations including REALTOR® Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS), Accredited Luxury Home Specialist (ALHS), Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE), Certified Investor Agent Specialist (CIAS), Resort and Second-Home Property Specialist (RSPS), Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource (SFR), Risk Reduction Graduate (RRG), Seller Representative Specialist (SRS), Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR), NAR's GREEN Certification, Commercial Real Estate Certificate (CREC), Five Star’s REO Certification and she is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) Candidate. Vandana is equipped with the expert knowledge to guide and coach her agents in any specialty they wish to develop.
Vandana has earned the Ambassador Award 2010 and 2011 from Exit Realty Nevada and was awarded one of the Top 25 Asian Practitioners Award by Asian Real Estate Association of America in 2011, 2012 and 2013. Additionally, Vandana earned 2007 and 2008 FIVE STAR Best in Client Satisfaction Award by Las Vegas Life Magazine. Furthermore, Vandana was named one of the "Women Who Mean Business" 2011 by Las Vegas Business Press Magazine and more recently “40 Under 40” in 2014 by Vegas Inc. Magazine. Vandana was also awarded "Top 40 Under 40" by Young Professionals Network (YPN) of the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors in 2012, 2013 and 2014. And at the 2012, 2013 and 2014 AREAA National Conference, Vandana was named in AREAA's "A" List consisting of Top Producers in the Nation. Vandana was also recognized as "The Charleston" by the National Association of Women in Real Estate Businesses (NAWRB) for being a woman who tirelessly gives back to her community, successfully swinging between her professional and person life, never sacrificing the time she donates to charitable organizations and her local communities.
Vandana and her office are members of the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS® (GLVAR), the Nevada Association of REALTORS® (NVAR) and the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). Vandana sat on the GLVAR Charity Committee and was voted in as the 2013-2014 and again as 2015-2016 GLVAR Director and 2013-2014 and again as 2015-2016 NVAR Director by her peers. Additionally, Vandana was the 2015 President for the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA) Las Vegas Chapter and was the 2012 Secretary for the Women's Council of REALTORS® (WCR). She is also a member of the National Association of Women in Real Estate Businesses (NAWRB), National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP), Las Vegas Chapter National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB), Five Star FORCE and GLVAR's Commercial Alliance.
Vandana believes that being a REALTOR® is about more than professional associations, she believes that REALTORS® should be involved in the communities where they work. Vandana helps the community by educating homeowners and homebuyers and donating her time and monetarily to Habitat for Humanity. To date EXIT Realty has donated over $2 Million to the charity and built more than 10 Habitat Homes. Vandana's passion to help and contribute to the community she lives in is apparent through much of the community work she has done in the past and continues to do in the future for organizations like Family Promise of Las Vegas, Mentor for CSSD Community Partnership Program, United Blood Services, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Light the Night Walk and much more. In 2013, Vandana was nominated for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Woman of the Year in which she raised above her goal. In 2014, Vandana was nominated again and set her goal to far surpass the previous year’s fundraising efforts, which she accomplished. To date, Vandana have been able to raise over $25,000 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Vandana also sits on the event planning committee for the American Lung Association's Annual Fundraising Fashion Show.
For years, Vandana co-hosted a radio show called Real Estate EXposed, every Thursday which streamed live at www.LasVegasRealEstateEXposed.com where she and her co-host EXposed EVERYTHING Real Estate Related. Archived shows are available for listening at www.TheRealEstatePad.com
Originally born in New Delhi, India, Vandana moved to the Pacific Palisades when she was 8 years old. She moved to Santa Monica next then moved from California to Las Vegas in 2003. Vandana is the proud mother of two amazing little gentlemen. She enjoys dancing, watching movies, traveling, networking, spending time with her family and working out. In fact, Vandana likes working out so much that she took her passion for CrossFit to the next level (in true Vandana form) and is currently a CrossFit Level 1 Certified Trainer. Vandana’s children share her passion for CrossFit so in order to safely train them on rope climbs, sit-ups, push-ups, pulls-ups and weightlifting, she is also now a CrossFit Kids Certified Trainer and her children and her workout together.
Whether you are selling a distressed property, buying your first home, your last home, building your investment portfolio, or building your real estate career, Vandana has the skills and expertise to make your real estate dreams a reality.