Closing a short sale is tough—all that complicated paperwork and those lengthy negotiations. Working with foreign buyers can also have its challenges—acquainting far-flung prospects with a whole new set of laws and financing procedures.
Sharyn Fuller says her stroke and heart problem changed her for the better. Her advice to others: Be good at what you do, but don’t obsess over it to the point where you ignore your family and your health.
CPA Bettina Clairmont saw that mortgage brokers were persuading her tax clients to take on the largest loan possible without factoring in the consequences. That led to her epiphany that she should be the one helping them buy.
At a time when many real estate offices are cutting ancillary services and costs to stay competitive, Ronald Stewart, broker-owner at 1st Choice, is taking the opposite approach. Early last year, he opened the Welcome Center in a space adjacent to the office he’s had for seven years.