is the online headquarters for Certified New Home Specialist™Residential Construction Certified™ and Residential Remodeling Specialist™ training, sales systems and marketing tools. Based in Newport Beach, CA, Dennis Walsh and Associates is owned and operated by nationally recognized new home, real estate, construction, and business development experts, Dennis and Teresa Walsh.

For over 30 years, the Walsh's have dedicated their energies to bringing the best information, sales strategies and marketing tools to real estate professionals throughout the U.S. and beyond. More than 160,000 brokers, sales associates, builders and other professionals have enjoyed the Walsh's live and online courses. Featured extensively at live seminars, regional events and international conventions, the Walsh's have established Certified New Home Specialist™ as the #1 brand of training and support products for new home sales success. 

Many thousands of builders and new home buyers have also benefited through the superior guidance and support provided by the thousands of CNHS™ and RCC™ professionals throughout the world. As a result, these courses are endorsed or private-labeled by a who’s who of the real estate industry's largest and most successful brokers and franchise organizations.

Company Founders

In their consulting and training work, including presentations at major real estate and building industry conventions, Dennis and Teresa Walsh have averaged over 250 days a year on the road. This has not only given them a unique awareness of regional differences in design and construction, but has allowed them to establish relationships with thousands of real estate and building professionals throughout the nation. These relationships facilitate the ongoing development of strategies to support new home sales success.

Dennis and Teresa are authors of the Certified New Home Specialist(CNHS), Residential Remodeling Specialist(RRS) and Residential Construction Certified (RCC) courses, as well as the book Real Estate’s Best Kept Secret

Dennis Walsh grew up in a construction family learning all the various construction trades on a hands-on basis and began his own business as a carpenter and building contractor at age 16. He has owned and operated various construction-related businesses, gaining professional experience in custom home building, manufactured housing, building material sales, architectural design and new home sales and marketing.

Teresa Walsh earned her real estate license at age 19, worked in the banking industry and then operated a flooring installation business specializing in new construction. This background gives her experience in finance, interior design, real estate sales and marketing along with a thorough understanding of challenges faced by builders, buyers, sellers and others in the new construction and home improvement process.

Dennis and Teresa were also the founders of REbuildUSA in partnership with Lowe's Home Improvement based on their unique vision that drives Residential Remodeling Specialist™ training, business strategies and partnerships.

As a result, the Walsh’s bring a unique combination of real world experience, an awareness of people and markets from coast-to-coast and an ability to speak effectively to both professional and consumer audiences. Both have years of personal experience working one-on-one with consumers involved in the new home buying process. 

CNHS Graduates Say

This program was excellent! There is so much information offered in this program that I have made it mandatory to any of my agents wanting to get involved with new homes. By taking this training … I know they’ll have the knowledge, confidence and professionalism I want as a positive reflection on my company. Thanks Dennis! 

Mario Polo
ERA Polo Group
Tampa, FL

I am very impressed with everything about this program … the pictures that are in it, the progression of subject matters and the explanations. Of course one of the greatest things about the delivery of this type of training is that each student can go through as quickly or repeat whatever they need to repeat … it’s just a fantastic program!

Ann Hruby
ERA O’Conor Piper Flynn
Baltimore, MD

This is the most informative program I have ever taken. Dennis is great! Very funny! Dynamic! By participating in this program I know I will sell more homes!

Betty Stevens
ERA Beaver
Ft. Meyers, FL

I have been selling new homes for 20 years. I have found this information to be very comprehensive, organized and extremely useful to be more effective with my buyers and builders. Thank you for taking the time to put this program together to improve our ability and to improve realtor services.

Robert Budnik
Century 21 Scalzo Realty
Bethel, CT

I have been in the construction business for 30 years and this program broadened my knowledge of construction and mainly marketing. It also organized my thoughts in presenting myself to builders. Kept my attention through out the whole course … and that’s impressive.

George Lipari
Coldwell Bankerr
Chester, NJ



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