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I taught for 2 years... I wanted a job with independence.... and that paid much more than teaching.... and 37 years ago, I becames area estate broker....
The desire to stop making 2 or 3 round trips every week - both domestically and internationally!
Robert, started out in the Savings & Loan industry. A broker I did loans for suggested I get a license and work part time. When I started making more money part time, it became full time! Enjoy your day.
Good morning Alaska Bob. I decided to purchase property at a very early age and have never looked back.
Capital Direct Funding is a family run business. What can I say; it's in my blood. ;) But I love it!
I got myself hired as an unlicensed assistant and lunch one day and quit my other job that afternoon.
I thought it could offer me the flexibility to spend time with my daughter. She was starting school and I thought I could contribute to the household and still be a full time mom.
When we bought our home I got the idea.
When I moved to Kauai some of my business consulting clients wanted to invest here. After making lots of money for several agents I thought I should get my own license.
It was the builder I was working for and I worked as a payroll manager. He paid for my classes and the state test. I sold the last 15 or so homes in subdivision when the main agent had moved on to their new subdivisions. That is how I started and 31 years later I am still selling.
Our Real Estate Agent was really horrible in communication. I got in the business to show her how to be a great agent.
I decided to get into the RE Industry after I got my 2nd review at a company. They were both excellent reviews, however the pay rate was not excellent. After the 2nd review they wanted me to do more work for no additional pay. I was perplexed and not given a good answer as to why I would want to do that. My husband had talked to the person who sold us our house and she said I could easily make $100,000 a year selling real estate. For that, I had to give it a shot. She failed to mention 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It has been a satisfying experience for the most part.
After working for someone else I knew I didn't want to do that but wasn't sure where to go/do then I met my boyfriend now business partner who did real estate then and so I eventually joined
Robert (Alaska Bob) Swetz My Wife was already in the business.
It was a gradual move to add RE to our mix of companies.