Name: Trish Hauser
Job Title: Realtor, founding member of the Barsky Group, builder services and new construction specialist
Company: Coldwell Banker
What was your first job in the realty industry? Sales consultant for Arthur Rutenberg Homes, a luxury custom home builder.
Where did you grow up? Right here in North Fulton
Growing up, what did you want to be? A Surgeon or a Detective — polar opposites!
What do you do to relax when you’re stressed? Cook up a storm in the kitchen!
If you could have lunch with a well-known figure (living or not), who would it be and why? Princess Diana. She was elegant, kind and a great supporter of many wonderful charities. We could all learn from her kindness.
Where is your favorite place to hang out? At home with my husband, daughter and rescue pup Winnie.
What do you love most about the industry? Building relationships with my clients and having them become life long friends.
How do you distinguish yourself from the crowd of agents? My business partner Michael Barsky and I are the perfect ying/yang. We are experienced, honest and always have our clients’ best interest in mind. We are your Realtors for life, not just during a transaction.
What is the most difficult aspect of your job? Right now the inventory in Atlanta isn’t where we would like it to be. Makes for a competitive market for our buyers.
Where do you go to network and meet new clients? HBA events, Chamber of Commerce and local community events.
What has been your greatest accomplishment? Helping my daughter, who has Type 1 Diabetes, learn to be an independent, healthy, successful young adult. She’s my hero!
What was the last good movie you saw or book you read? Haven’t had a chance to get out to the theater lately, but I’m looking forward to seeing A Star is Born!
What is your favorite restaurant? Bistro VG… we always go there for special occasions.
Architecturally speaking, what is your favorite building in Atlanta? The Fox Theater.
What kind of car do you drive? Black Jeep Grand Cherokee
Smartphone or paper? Smartphone. I’m lost without it!
What is your favorite city after Atlanta? New York City
In 10 words or less, what is your advice for someone new to the industry? Be honest, hardworking and have a great mentor.
What’s your favorite real estate iPhone/Android app? Homesnap
Who are your favorite people to follow on Twitter? @ColdwellBanker, @FoxNews, @bonappetit, @JDRF
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