When I meet a new person at a party or the gym, and they tell me they’re a real estate agent, I immediately start employing an exit strategy. When new people ask me what I do for a living, I appreciate the surprise on their face when I break the news. I got into this business because I knew there had to be plenty of other people like me who got itchy and anxious at the thought of dealing with certain professionals, chief among them Realtors and mechanics.
Experience, knowledge, strong ethics, and integrity come in a lot of different packages. You don’t have to work with someone in a suit and loafers to have a professional and even (shocker) enjoyable experience buying and selling real estate.
After years of working with, building, and bolstering the Clarkliving team, I’ve come to understand that the most rewarding thing in this industry is the relationships it allows you to foster. I’m not here for the money or the architecture or the recognition—I like all of those things just fine, don’t get me wrong. But none of them matter if your clients aren’t as happy as they can be.
As for the requisite information, I graduated from USC with degrees in Creative Writing and Painting, and I try to put those both to use whenever I can. I stay sane by training Muay Thai, practicing yoga, lifting weights, and spending time with my sweet husband. I’ve also spent nearly fifteen years working with V-Day International, a non-profit that strives to end sexual and domestic violence