What was your most interesting job before going into real estate? General manager for frozen yogurt shop
Where did you grow up? Bulgaria, Europe
Growing up, what did you want to be? Runaway Model
What do you do to relax when you’re stressed? I drink glass a wine, light up a candle and pray.
If you could meet any well-known figure (living or not), who would it be and why? Martin Luther King
What is Atlanta’s best-kept secret? North Georgia mountains
What do you love most about the industry? The fact that I helped someone accomplish what they thought was impossible!
How do you distinguish yourself from the crowd of agents? I’m me! There is no second Yoana! I always have high energy and confidence and knowledge and I talk a lot!
What is the most difficult aspect of your job? Dealing with unethical agents
What’s your best advice for generating new leads? I know it sound old but build those RELATIONSHIPS!
Show your value, your knowledge and show you care and the leads will keep coming. Remember — confidence is everything!
What are you binge-watching/reading/listening to lately? Many inspirational podcasts
What’s your favorite meal in Atlanta? Chicken wings
Architecturally speaking, what is your favorite building in Atlanta? Swan House at Atlanta History Center
What’s the weirdest thing that’s ever happened to you on the job? Almost got shot because the listing agent forgot to notify the seller of the showing. After explaining who I was, we all laughed it out but my clients were scared to death. 🤦♀️
What’s one thing people are surprised to learn about you? That I’m from Bulgaria and I only been in USA for 15 years.
What is your favorite vacation spot and why? Clearwater, Florida. I love the beach.
What is your favorite city after Atlanta? Roswell
In 10 words or less, what is your advice for someone new to the industry? Virtual Properties Realty
What’s your favorite real estate iPhone/Android app? RPR
Who are your favorite people to follow on social media? Brandy Hunter Lewis