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Jim Krause
ReeceNichols - Overland Park, KS

Usually start around 7:00 a.m. and the end comes whenever.  I am not sure how you value time because you  cannot really can't "buy" more time.  My attitude is we are here on earth to do good works and you will be rewarded accordingly.  Sometimes a simple thank you or a smile is a satisfying reward!

Apr 09, 2015 12:11 AM
Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

Of course I put a value on my time and guard it carefully. I start the work day around 7:30 to 8:00. I am often on the computer sending emails, working on my website, etc. until 9 or 10 at night.

Apr 08, 2015 10:35 AM
Larry DeCoursey
DeCoursey Real Estate Group - North Las Vegas, NV
Broker Salesperson

I work 9-5, said no real estate agent. 

Apr 08, 2015 08:13 AM
Tammy Adams ~ Realtor / Podcaster
Maricopa Real Estate Co - Maricopa, AZ
A Maricopa Agent who Works, Lives & Loves Maricopa

Sounds like two schools. Those that are in the 7am start rolling club or the nuts who wake up way too early. LOL 

Apr 12, 2015 10:23 AM
Sheila Shipley
ERA Blue Key Properties LLC - Chattanooga, TN

I usually start around 7:30 and try to end my day by 6:00 PM I am a team leader and always have my phone on. My team is trained very well that I get only the concerning questions that come up. My buyers agents are the ones that I give hats off too.They work from day light to dark .Of course I am a 30 yr veteran and I did this also the first 20 yrs.

Apr 10, 2015 12:21 AM
Anna Hatridge
R Gilliam Real Estate LLC - Farmington, MO
Missouri Realtor with R Gilliam Real Estate LLC

My work day starts at 7:30 in the morning and usually ends about 8:00 in the evening.  A value on my time? Good question and one I have been asking myself a lot recently.  Seems like I am working for less than the people at McDonald's.  I am changing it up.

Apr 09, 2015 02:26 AM
Gene Riemenschneider
Home Point Real Estate - Brentwood, CA
Turning Houses into Homes

Generally I get up at about 7, take the kids to school in pajamas at around 7:30.  Then I hit the computer.  (or get ready for appointments or what ever I am doing).  Most days my wife brings my coffee and breakfast to my desk for me, but sometimes I make my own.  If I am not meeting with clients or have appointments in the evening I generally knock off at 5 or 6.  But the day is full of interruptions when the kids get home.  Sometimes I stop for an hour or so to play a game with them.  Often the end of the work day is defined as when I need to take some kid to baseball, karate or something else.  even then I will make a few phone calls to people while I wait.  As I find my self working nights and weekends as needed I do not feel guilty taking some time for kids mid day. 

Apr 09, 2015 01:41 AM
Evelyn M Epperson
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Johns Creek, GA
A Tradition Of [Excellence, Trust & Service]

My day starts at 7 am when I walk my dogs.  I start my calls at 8:30 am then I show and follow up on my closings.  I usually end my day at 6 pm or even later depending on my day.

Apr 09, 2015 01:14 AM
Sharon Parisi
United Real Estate Dallas - Dallas, TX
Dallas Homes

I begin at 7:00 AM and end at 2:00 AM.  I'm always looking for ways to trim my day!

Apr 09, 2015 12:58 AM
Kimo Jarrett
Cyber Properties - Huntington Beach, CA
Pro Lifestyle Solutions

5am to 5pm. Bike 10 to 12 miles every day. Shower, breakfast and prep for days activities, emails, phone calls, etc. 9am, DFD, meetings, seminars. 12 noon lunch. 1;30pm - 5pm complete tasks and scheduled activities. 5pm, relax, dinner, free time. Like most professionals, I value my time and bill my clients accordingly. 


Apr 09, 2015 12:50 AM
John G. Johnston
John G. Johnston & Associates, LLC - Westcliffe, CO
An Exclusive Buyer's Agent ~ Westcliffe, CO

A home office on Main Street is never-ending.  Locals drop in every hour of the day to discuss any and everything.  Usually 5:30 to start on the computer.  My blog is done by 7:30 and guests start coming in for coffee.  Around 9:00 I am looking to work out or jog.  Back at work by 11:00 and working until 9:00-10:00 at night.  Stopping to play at any given time is very important.  NEVER EVER GIVE ME A SCHEDULE!

Apr 09, 2015 12:33 AM
Amanda Christiansen
Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843 - Fort Wayne, IN
Christiansen Group Realty

I have to have my coffee, then my shake, then I hit the gym.  Usually my work days don't start until 9:00 or 10:00 these days.  They often end later in the evening.  Sometimes I take afternoons off, sometimes my lunches are extended, sometimes I golf, but I usually work a good 6-8 hours a day.  Of course I value my time.  That's why I got into real estate.  

Apr 08, 2015 11:51 PM
Lyn Sims
Schaumburg, IL
Real Estate Agent Retired

Yes I put a value to my time but the hard part is having people pay me for it!
Don't work much after 7pm anymore.

Apr 08, 2015 11:47 PM
Loreena and Michael Yeo
3:16 team REALTY ~ Locally-owned Prosper TX Real Estate Co. - Prosper, TX
Real Estate Agents

My day starts at 3am. I exercise/ get ready by 4:15am, then start work at 5am. I stop to get kids ready for school by 6:15am, then continue again around 8am. Work until I get them around 5pm. Dinner and kids from 5-8pm and begin the 2nd half of my day at 8:30pm or so until 10pm or so.
Repeat, rinse and recycle on a daily basis. Maybe on Sundays I get up at 5. Alot of value to my time. I'm building relationships while I'm awake. 

Apr 08, 2015 11:41 PM
Ron Aguilar
Gateway Mortgage Group - Saint George, UT
Mortgage & Real Estate Advisor since 1995

In this business you must have your personal life in complete order because you need to be ready to react when the consumer takes action.

Apr 08, 2015 11:40 PM
Joe Petrowsky
Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709 - Manchester, CT
Your Mortgage Consultant for Life

4 AM every morning, two hours of blogging and comment and then a workout.

Apr 08, 2015 07:47 PM
Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO

I wake up and walk my dog, and play with the cats and dog and then start thinking about my day. 

Apr 08, 2015 04:20 PM
Chuck Willman
Utah Homes - Alpine, UT
Utah Homes

I used to start my day at 4:30 a.m. now I'm usually up at 5:30. It just works better that way for me. 

Apr 08, 2015 01:44 PM
Larry Johnston
Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC - Elkhart, IN
Broker,Friends & Neighbors Real Estate, Elkhart,IN

First of all, I don't put a value on my time, just my performance.  I work from the time I get up ntil the time I go to bed.  It could be as early as 8 amd and as late as 3 am

Apr 08, 2015 10:27 AM
Jeanne Gregory
RE/MAX Southwest - Sugar Land, TX
The most important home I sell is YOURS!

There's an  end?

Apr 08, 2015 10:20 AM
William Feela
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

At my age all time is priuceless.   I start as early as I need to and continue until I am done.  It may be dark on both ends.

Apr 08, 2015 07:41 AM
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

My days starts at 5:30 am. 

My day ends when the daily list is complete.

Without a list, a plan, you can never know when your day is over because all tasks will expand to consume all the time available...ALWAYS!

Those who choose not to manage their TASKS value their time very little.

Do I put a value on my time? Of course I do.

Apr 08, 2015 05:15 AM
Susan Hale
Re/Max Realty of Defiance,Inc. - Defiance, OH
Re/Max Northwest Ohio Realtor

My time is all over the board.  We do have a monthly schedule the secretary prepares with about 10 floor time slots for each agent of 3 hours each.  These are times an agent is to be on duty for walk-ins,etc.  If we have a last minute showing appt there is usually someone else available to fill in.  Otherwise if we need time off we trade with each other.  

I've put in 13 hour days or minimum of 5-6 hours when business slows down.  Less morning hours and more evenings or weekends as that is when a lot of Sellers or Buyers are free after they get off work from their jobs.  I do like the flexibility hours of being a Realtor. Of course, the more you work the more you get accomplished. There is always paperwork as I don't have an assistant.

If there is an important family function then that is scheduled into my calendar.  Customers need to know that we don't drop everything to accomodate them all the time.  We do have a life and our time is valuable.

Apr 08, 2015 03:55 AM
James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

I usually start around 4-5 AM and end when the work is done.  Sometimes it's 3 PM other times it's 9 PM.  If I was paid an hourly wage it would be around $2.21 an hour..  But I do love the work so it's worth it 

Apr 08, 2015 02:47 AM
Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

Up at 3:30-4am, end 9-9:30pm. My time is worth more to me than anyone else.

Apr 08, 2015 02:00 AM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

If your assistant starts work at 8 a.m., you want to be in the office as well unless you have an early appointment. 

The day never ends for real estate professionals. That is why we have voice mail and email access to be able to determine the urgency of messages.

Apr 08, 2015 01:37 AM
John McCormack, CRS
Albuquerque Homes Realty - Albuquerque, NM
Honesty, Integrity, Results, Experienced. HIRE Me!

Our days vary.  My wife is working at her desk by 5am I am not as quick.  I work later some nights not turning off the office light till midnight.  Good thing we home office!  Our time is very valuable.

Apr 08, 2015 01:36 AM
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Normally around 6 AM and usually around 8 PM.

Sep 06, 2018 06:29 AM
Ajay Pandya
e-Merge Real Estate - Columbus, OH
Realtor Ajay Pandya

7 AM! Sometimes even earlier. And sometimes I work till 3 AM!

Apr 05, 2018 10:21 PM
Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

7am-3pm or thereabouts

Aug 31, 2017 06:12 AM