Greetings once again from East Group at Engel & Volkers! Since opening in March post-pandemic, our team has grown to include some rising stars in real estate. We know that buying a home is the biggest purchase many of our clients will make in their lives! So choosing your realtor, you want to make sure that you feel confident that will help you find the perfect place.
Our agent Lawanda has some great goals for the next quarter that we know she is going to achieve! Last week we sat together and I asked her a few questions about real estate, her goals, her talents, and how she likes to spend her time when she’s not working with our awesome team!
Hello Lawanda! So nice to catch up with you! I was hoping to catch you for a few questions to answer for our readers who may be interested to work with you in their home buying experience!
1.)How did you get into real estate?
Understanding that homeownership has a direct correlation with the wealth-building process is what piqued my interest in real estate. Financial literacy, legacy building & creating generational wealth are paramount. You are guaranteed to receive all the above from understanding and investing in real estate!
2.) What are your goals with East Group for Q1?
My goal for Q1 is to have at least 3 deals under contract.
3.) What challenges do you see yourself solving to reach those goals?
As a new agent, my area of focus will be networking with other agents who I can be of service to and learn from, in addition to networking within the community and building my pipeline.
4.) What kind of skills/talents do you think will help you achieve your goals?
My skills include staying updated on industry trends, developing expert communication & negotiation skills. I feel as if these skills will help me be a successful realtor.
5.) Outside of real estate, what is something long term you want to see yourself learn, or pick up?
I’m currently in pursuit of becoming a Loan Signing Agent. Signing agents are notaries public who facilitate loan closings for the mortgage finance industry.
6.) What’s your favorite place to vacation?
Zanzibar. I went for a week and had the time of my life. I can’t want to explore more of the world. I love traveling!
7.) What is the best piece of advice anyone has ever given to you? Is there anything else you would want people to know about you?
Do everything with integrity! I have a passion for the outdoors & I love the diversity of the four seasons we get to experience living in Boston. While I may wander, Boston will always be home.
9.) What’s the best part about working for East Group?
The worth ethic and dedication of leadership and my fellow team members.