What is the name of your business?
Peach State Real Estate
TBE: How long has your business been open?
Peach State Real Estate has been open for about 4 months.
TBE: What is the mission statement of your business?
With the resources of Keller Williams I help home buyers get into the home of their dreams and sellers sell their homes for more money in less time.
TBE: How did you get your idea or concept for the business?
My supportive friends and family.
TBE: How many employees?
Just me, myself and I at the moment. But I do hope to one day grow into a great real estate company to employ others.
TBE: What service(s) or product(s) do you offer/manufacture?
ANY REAL ESTATE NEEDS! From finding your dream home to finding lenders as well as credit builders. Even if it’s just answering questions about the home buying process.
TBE: What’re your company’s goals?
For everyone to have the equal opportunity of becoming a homeowner.
TBE: What is unique about your business?
My business caters to individuals in a way others can not. I get to learn my clients wants and needs on a deeper level. I see the emotional and mental stress they go through during the home buying process and I take those problems on as my own.
TBE: What are your responsibilities as the business owner?
To make the process for my clients as simple as possible. To manage, to teach, and to learn from my clients.
TBE: What made you choose this type of business?
I love what I do. I had a goal to make more decisions for my future and have more control over my schedule. Real Estate is a great way for me to do those things while helping others.
TBE: Does your company help the community where it is located?
Absolutely, I make sure to tell everyone all the details good and bad about owning a home before they begin. I ensure everything is right before they make such a big decision.
TBE: Have you ever turned down a client/customer? If so, why?
No I haven’t. I try my best to help everyone I come in contact with to the best of my abilities.
TBE: If you had one piece of advice to someone just starting out, what would it be?
BE PATIENT, patience is key in starting your own business.
TBE: What are some strategies you use for working with an unhappy customer?
I use patience I know how stressful this process can be. If they are unhappy it’s for a reason and I try to resolve it if possible.
TBE: Where would you like to be in 3 years?
I would love to be financially independent with clients who love the services I’ve provided.
TBE: What would your previous employers say about you?
That I’m energetic upbeat and very positive. I’m always willing to lend a helping hand and I don’t give up easily.
TBE: When you were a kid what did you want to be when you grew up?
A scientist. I received my Masters in chemistry which is and always will be my first love. However, I wanted to venture into something different that’s always been a passion.
TBE: What was your first business idea and what did you do with it?
My first business idea was to open up w bookstore that’s still in my back pocket though.
TBE: What do you wish you knew before you started your first business?
I wish I knew more about the patience and diligence that it takes to become a successful realtor. Mistakes like that can possibly lead to uniformed decisions and choices that have no pure structure behind them.
TBE: What did you learn from the worst boss you ever had?
That it’s not the type of boss I want to be. I prefer to be a leader and work with my employees as opposed to them working for me.
TBE: What has being a business owner taught you?
It has taught me perseverance. So many times throughout my journey I’ve felt like I wanted to give in to the pressure of being a business owner. The will to preserve has gotten me further than I could imagine.
TBE: Is there anything that you would like to add?
I am very easy to talk to if you have any questions about buying or selling a home or real estate in general don’t hesitate to contact me.
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