What was your first job in the realty industry? Realtor – since 1996
Where did you grow up? Frankfurt, Germany
What do you do to relax when you’re stressed? Gardening and traveling
Growing up, what did you want to be? I was never sure until I started my real estate career in 1996. Once I became a Realtor it was clear from the beginning that I had found my niche.
If you could have lunch with a well-known figure (living or not), who would it be and why? Gary Keller, because of his accomplishments in building the largest real estate company in the world and his continued personal involvement in making this company a place of growth, education and a place agents never want to leave.
Where is your favorite place to hang out? At home
What do you love most about the industry? Being able to run my own business, having independence, unlimited potential for growth and the ability to be rewarded based on effort and results.
How do you distinguish yourself from the crowd of agents? Having a team with licensed and highly specialized members with specific roles, and being the local area experts for the master plan community of Towne Lake. We are also the No. 1 selling team in ZIP code 30189.
What is the most difficult aspect of your job? Time management – there is always a fire to be put out.
Where do you go to network and meet new clients? I volunteer with and sponsor local sports teams in my community.
What has been your greatest accomplishment? My two grown sons
What was the last good movie you saw or book you read? “The Intern”
What is your favorite restaurant? Atlanta Fish Market
Architecturally speaking, what is your favorite building in Atlanta? The Fox Theater
What kind of car do you drive? An Audi Q5
Smartphone or paper? Smartphone
What is your favorite city after Atlanta? Phoenix
What is your advice for someone new to the industry? Join the right brokerage. Always do the right thing for your clients first and don’t ever think about commissions.
What’s your favorite real estate iPhone/Android app? My Keller Williams app
Who are your favorite people to follow on Twitter? Ben Kinney, Inman News