Many many moons ago, before the 2007 real estate crash, I was quite active on activerain. Unfortunately I was kind of a newby to the real estate industry at the time so the crash got the best of me and I was forced to search out other means of support during that crisis.
Well, a few years ago I decided to give it another try so I reinstated my RE license. Now I'm back at it again fumbling with different tactics to see what works and what doesn't to get my career back on track, and I remembered that activerain actually did work. So I set up a new account since I couldn't figure out how to get back into my existing account from years past.
Anyway, I thought since this is my first blog in many years, I would re-post a blast from my past to reintroduce myself. It may be a little outdated but it's on the light and hopefully humorous side. Here I go again...
I know everybody has their own reasons for getting into real estate, so I am in no way implying that these reason reflect every agents opinions. But in my opinion these are some pretty darn good ones.
10.) Your family and friends will be star struck every time you enter the room.
9.) You get to cut out that pesky middle man, the health insurance company, and pay the doctors directly.
8.) You feel sorry for the oil companies, so you want to do your part in helping them by driving around for hours.
7.) Everybody is dying to get a card with your picture on it.
6.) You get to use words like; subprime meltdown, burnout, and gazump and gazunder.
5.) It's a great excuse to decorate your car like a clown mobile.
4.) You love taking people you don't know out for lunch.
3.) Free lunch is provided with almost every meeting.
2.) You have always wanted to be a mind reader.
And the #1 reason that everyone gets into this business is...
...It beats having a REAL job.
There you have it maybe you found this humorous, maybe offensive, how you look at life will determine your reaction. Personally I believe you have to be able to laugh at yourself and not take life so seriously, otherwise it will take it's toll on you. What do you think?
PS, My personal reason for going into real estate is to share this kind of valuable information with my friends at ActiveRain.