Meet a dynamic group of people who have made the dream of freedom, unlimited financial rewards, and personal and professional success a reality with Adashun Jones Real Estate.
What did you do before joining Adashun Jones Real Estate?
My background was in property management. I managed large apartment buildings in Wisconsin and California.
What attracted you to Adashun Jones?
Largest and most successful company in our market.
When did you realize that a career with Adashun Jones and in real estate was becoming successful for you?
In my first three years in real estate, I had several people come back to me that had bought through me and were now looking to sell. I realized they appreciated my level of service and trusted me.
What specific aspects of being in real estate do you enjoy the most?
I enjoy being able to set my own hours, to a certain extent. I am in charge of how much or how little I work in a given week. Flexible schedule allows me to attend daytime functions of kids or family.
What is it like to get compensated by commissions and bonuses?
The 1st few years can be tough as you adjust to commission based pay. But as the years go by you learn to budget better and the closings increase in numbers. Discipline is the key!
How do you balance family, work, and personal obligations?
I schedule in family commitments just as they were appointments. My family is very understanding of my work schedule craziness.
What is the atmosphere like at Adashun Jones?
Fun and family-like setting. This is the best team to work for in our market.
What makes you feel successful at the end of the day?
Problems being solved and people obtaining their goals and I helped them accomplish them!
What did you do before joining Adashun Jones Real Estate? I was a Realtor with another real estate firm.
How did you discover Adashun Jones? I was familiar with their track record in Fond du Lac.
What attracted you to Adashun Jones? Adashun Jone's dedication to success.
What were the first six months in real estate like? A lot of learning, anticipation, rejection, and success.
When did you realize that a career with Adashun Jones and in real estate was becoming successful for you? After two years of full-time commitment.
What do you feel are a few essential qualities for an agent to possess? Ability to listen, honesty, sense of integrity, ability to understand contracts and general salesmanship.
What specific aspects of being in real estate do you enjoy the most? The business continually evolves, keeping the job interesting.
What advice would you give to someone just starting in this business? Be prepared to work endless hours in the early years, stick to your principles and set objectives for yourself.
How do you feel about working for Adashun Jones compared to how you felt working for other companies? Adashun Jones is more committed to the success of the individual agent than any other company I've experienced. Personal success equals team success.
What is it like to get compensated by commissions and bonuses? Invigorating when you receive a check. Frustrating when a transaction falls through. It keeps you motivated either way.
Describe the support you receive from Adashun Jones. Immeasurable! From the support team to the closing department and through the entire team.
What do you find most rewarding about having a career in real estate? Getting the job done, especially when it's a tough transaction and the buyers/sellers didn't even realize it.
How do you balance family, work, and personal obligations? Keep a written schedule and understand that balance is achieved in the long term, not short term.
What is the atmosphere like at Adashun Jones? Positive mental attitudes, like it or not!
What stands out (what is different) about Adashun Jones compared to other companies? We always put the client / customer first.
What kind of tools does Adashun Jones provide agents? More than they are capable of ever using.
What makes you feel successful at the end of the day? Wrapping up the days tasks.
What are some misconceptions of the industry? That it's easy to sell real estate. The time commitment of a full-time agent and knowledge required is hard to comprehend for clients / customers and even new agents.
How connected do you feel to the Fond du Lac / Oshkosh community? Born and raised in Oshkosh. Chose to raise my children here. Need I say more!
What gets you excited about working each morning? #1 That I can. #2 The people I'll meet. #3 All the possibilities.
What has changed your business since coming to Adashun Jones? Adashun Jones provides the tools and atmosphere to be successful in real estate. It has allowed me to stay upbeat and enthusiastic even after 20 years on the job. Most people seem to complain about their careers and look forward to retirement after that much time. I'm just getting excited about the next 20 years.