Agent Snapshot, Dawn Richardson, Real Estate Advisor, Engel & Völkers Buckhead Atlanta

by Chicago Agent

What was your first job in the real estate industry? New homes sales for a national builder
Where did you grow up? Kansas City
Growing up, what did you want to be? OBGYN
What do you do to relax when you’re stressed? Watch episodes of Big Bang Theory
If you could have lunch with a well-known figure (living or not), who would it be and why? Nelson Mandela
Where is your favorite place to hang out? Ray’s on the River
What do you love most about the industry? Handing over the keys at closing
How do you distinguish yourself from the crowd of agents? I studied sustainability so I focus on solar panels, appliances with high energy-efficiency, with energy home audits.
What is the most difficult aspect of your job? Follow a daily schedule and not getting sidetracked.
Where do you go to network and meet new clients? Coffee shops. I love trying new coffee shops with clients.
What has been your greatest accomplishment? Greatest career accomplishment sold homes out of a trailer with no heat and no models. We sold from paper and blueprints. Sold the community out in 6 months. This is when I knew real estate was for me.
What was the last good movie you saw? Crazy Rich Asians
What is your favorite restaurant? Little Alley Steak
Architecturally speaking, what is your favorite building in Atlanta? Peachtree United Methodist Church
What kind of car do you drive? Toyota Rav4
What is your favorite city after Atlanta? Kansas City because it’s my hometown. In the Atlanta metro area it would be Alpharetta.
In 10 words or less, what is your advice for someone new to the industry? Open Houses, education and use a CRM from day one.
What’s your favorite real estate iPhone/Android app? Canva you can make post, flyers everything with a few clicks.
Who are your favorite people to follow on Twitter? Oprah and Common