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11 Dec 2013

I Love Real Estate

I asked a group of Allen Tate agents what they were grateful for this holiday season. They replied, with much enthusiasm: “My job!” As you think about what gifts you hope to receive – or what the New Year might bring, perhaps it is a new career … one that brings YOU the joy that our real estate agents share.  What do I personally love about real estate? Here’s my list. I want to learn something new every day, and real estate gives me that opportunity. I am a giver of joy. Telling first-time buyers that their offer has been accepted makes me forever a part of their home ownership experience. I can create my own schedule around my life. I wear many hats and I...
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11 Nov 2013

Lessons from a storyteller

I love Mark Twain. He is a timeless storyteller who looked at life in a direct and uncomplicated manner. He offered sound, sensible advice that is still relevant today, and I embrace his timeless wisdom. In fact, my husband recently came across a Mark Twain quote that he thinks was custom-written with me in mind: “The secret of success is making your vocation your vacation.” I love what I do, and why wouldn’t I? I have the good fortune to interview people, listen to their life’s goals, and help them begin their dream career in real estate. Of course, some of those conversations involve explanations (aka excuses) for why someone hasn't entered the real estate industry: • “I always wanted to sell real estate,...
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