We snagged an exclusive interview with Nationally recognized Real Estate agent Star Grieff.
This interview is much anticipated both for our readers who have been interested in changing careers and so we can get an idea of the current market.
1. Star, can you tell us how you got into Real Estate as a profession?
I was a Stay-at-home Mom. I thought Real Estate would be a profession that I could be good at, was inexpensive to get started and would be flexible so I could still stay home with my kids. I honestly didn't realize how it would quickly take over my life, but I have no regrets. I love helping people!
2. Some of our readers may be interested in becoming a Real Estate agent. Do you have any suggestions or advice you can give us about how to start?
Make sure you have a supportive family. Being self-employed, especially with real estate means working crazy hours, being on your phone a lot and having an inconsistent schedule. If it sounds like something you and your family can handle then I would recommend meeting with a local Designated Managing Broker in your area for an Interview to see if it's the right fit for you. If you are in Livingston County or a surrounding are please reach out to me!
3. What is a normal day as a real estate agent?
For me it starts at 6am with my devotional time, exercise, then I get ready and head to the office. Some Agents work from home, but the office helps me focus. From there it is a mix of appointments from showings, listings, putting