In this episode, Leigh’s guest, Nick French, shares how making connections in real estate can not only find you your future daughter-in-law, these connections can also save your life. This story takes listeners into the world of real estate and all that it has to offer. Nick also shares his KEY piece of advice for those new agents looking to stay at forefront of the real estate industry.
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Time Stamped Show Notes:
- 00:38 – Leigh welcomes Nick French
- 00:57 – Nick is located in Memphis, Tennessee and Fort Lauderdale, Florida and has been in the business for 44 years
- 01:33 – Nick’s late wife, Gail, was in the Women’s Council of Realtors and she was sent a referral by Sheila (president of the council at the time), a woman named Tracy
- 02:04 – Gail was booked, so their son, Taylor, met with Tracy to look at houses
- 02:37 – After closing, Taylor invited Tracy to a celebratory dinner to which she declined but they eventually got together and were married in 2001
- 02:54 – Nick says the first dividend from the referral is his daughter-in-law, the second is his granddaughter
- 03:14 – Sheila went to the wedding with her husband and also planned on touring Tennessee, but she got a brown recluse spider bite and had to fly back to Phoenix
- 04:10 – The bite was cut out and the doctors found a carcinoma underneath the bite that the doctors were able to remove
- 04:44 – There are always heartfelt connections in real estate
- 05:25 – Nick says you will always earn wages in real estate; whether it be in dollars, in love, or in family and emotions and they are all good
- 05:57 – Nick advises realtors to get your designations and continue learning after the fact because nothing will keep you on the forefront of real estate than continuing your education
- 06:55 – Contact Nick at firstname.lastname@example.org
- 07:30 – Tweet Leigh Brown for your very own crazy story in real estate
3 Key Points
- Making connections with people can save your life.
- There are tangible and intangible wages you earn doing real estate work, and they’re all fantastic.
- Invest in your learning as a realtor—this is the best way to stay in the game.