What was your first job in the realty industry? Realtor
Who inspires you? My husband
What is your favorite free-time activity? Cooking
How did you learn the business? Prudential SourceOne has the best training program that a newbie could wish for. I was very lucky to be part of it.
What was your most difficult sale, and how did you succeed? Selling a house to my husband. This included 47 showings and more than 100 Internet virtual tours.
What is the most difficult aspect of your job? I am still working on the “rejection” issue
What was your worst job, and what did you learn from it? Being the assistant to a highly demanding CEO gave me skills to follow directions, but still inject my own ideas to make all operations go smoothly.
Where do you go to network and meet new clients? Anytime, anywhere!
What has been your greatest accomplishment? Overcoming the language barrier
What was the last good movie you saw or book you read? “Taken” with Liam Neeson
What is your favorite restaurant? As a Brazilian, I’d have to say Texas de Brazil!
Architecturally speaking, what is your favorite building in Chicago? I am totally in love with Frank Lloyd Wright.
What kind of car do you drive? BMW 530XI and a Porsche 911, just for fun
BlackBerry, Palm or paper? BlackBerry and paper
What is your favorite city after Chicago? New York
What is your personal motto? Tomorrow always will be a better day.
In 10 words or less, what is your advice for someone new to the industry? You always learn when you pay attention to the experts.