Cynthia Mattiza was successful in her sales career prior to getting into the real estate business. She figured that success would naturally follow her into her role as a real estate agent. Then she learned she needed to adjust her thinking.
His brokerage wasn’t giving him the tools he needed to succeed, so Curt Whitesell decided to branch out on his own and take control of his business.
Stephanie Halverson learned that just because a practitioner has more experience, that doesn’t make them wise.
In Melissa Fazli’s first year as a real estate agent, she realized that some things just aren’t worth killing yourself for.
Sig Buster was broke when he decided to try to break into real estate in 1972. In his first year, he won his company’s salesperson of the year title — but not because he followed the money.
Florida-based practitioner Linda Lindsay closed her first deal before the ink was dry on her business cards.
In 1970, Ginny Lee was stranded. Caught in an abusive marriage with a three-month-old son and a two-year-old daughter, the young mother saw no way out.
Diana Whitney has come a long way since she started selling real estate in the summer of 1987. But that first sale didn’t come easy.
Jacquelyn Foreman was nervous. After all, it was her first sale and everyone -- including the buyer and seller -- had more experience in real estate than she did.
In May 1997, real estate rookie Birgit DeSotle was excited about her first open house, and for good reason. It turned out to lead directly to her first sale.