Daydreams of a real estate agent

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Daydreams of a real estate agent

You ever think about what you would do if you weren't a real estate agent? Well, of course the last couple years have been harder then most, and there is always that daydream of just taking off and doing something else for a living.

So it got me thinkin..Cindy? what would you do if you couldn't help people buy and sell their homes? If you have met me, you know I'm fairly laid back (shhh...my kids & MIL may say differently when I give them those "eye's"), and I love the beach, the water, the warm sand between my toes. Hmmm, what could I do that can incorporate this love?

I know my hubby always wants to open up his own bar and restaurant...but for this post (since it's my blog) I can open up my own bar and grill! Yep..look how thin I've gotten since I started hittin the beach..people have actually said my legs look like sticks..cool!. Hey..notice my tan? Ok..maybe watching people getting drunk and having a blast while I'm working might not be to much fun...and being inside all day..not my cup of tea..or rum.

Bar & Grill on St. John USVI

Or I could join a band that sings on a boat in Key West...now how cool is this? You work and make money singing on a boat? What could be better? I will have to say if I sang..they would have to pass those pitchers of margaritas around way before I start!

Key west sunset sail

How about I just chill on a beach in St. John..selling beach gear. I bet I would even get free room and board in one of those camp houses on the beach! Hmm. I might get tired of stepping on iquanas in the dark when I have to use that public bathroom in the middle of the night..that could be creepy..so maybe not.

Beach shack on St John USVI

Ok..forget the beach for a minute here..I could open up my own flower shop! I've always wanted to do this. I used to have sorta one years ago and did my own dry flowers..when they were big doing the juried artisan shows. Having my own place would be fun! Hmmmm..then again, I'd have to always be working like an actual 9-5 er...sitting inside again all day.

Flower shop

Oh..I know, I know! I can be the new Ann Landers!!! I mean, she was the first sorta blogger. I can have my own column about real estate things, I can also do this while sitting on a boat...on a beach, in a restaurant or maybe..maybe in my own flower shop.!

ann landers

Whenever I daydream about what I would do if I wasn't a real estate agent, I always come back to those things that I love about being one. I don't have to sit in an office all day, I get to meet new people all the time. Every home, every transaction is always different because of the personalities of the people.

Yes, there are times when we have bad days..weeks, but so does every job. I mean, I would have to risk sunburn at the beach, thorns in my flower shop, obnoxious drunks in my bar and grill right? So the only thing left is that column...well hell, that can be something I strive for WHILE being a real estate agent! I'm already blogging!

 

Now.. if I win lotto.....well, this is a different story!! 

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Hi Comment#20, I had some fun doing that, so glad you enjoyed it as well!

April 14, 2011 11:23 AM
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David Ames
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fun post Cindy.  I think we've all fantasized about what what we would do if we got out of real estate...I know I have. The good news is I've done the restaurant thing and had a side staging business for a while, so I know I could make a go of it again if I wanted to.  However, the best thing I learned about those ventures is the fact that I love the freedom we have in our business.  Having a cute shop or Bar & Grill would be very cool as long as I didn't have to be "married" to it and could easily get away and travel.  Perhaps that's an oxymoron...LOL.

April 14, 2011 02:05 PM
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Mary Stewart
Wilsonville and Surrounding Portland Metro Areas
HomeTrust Real Estate, LLC, Homes for Everyone

Love this post Cindy.  Very imaginative and full of fun ! One of my dreams was to own and operate (ok hire, hire) my own Garden nursery. Then one dream to write (successfully) books, one to paint great masterpieces.  Wow I look at all of those dreams and they are alone dreams, think I will be taking another look at dreams to share, like your husbands bar and grill.  I do know one of my dreams is to travel to Italy where my ancestory lies, I would like to take husband, children and grandchildren and stay for an extended time.  Thanks for the good time !

April 14, 2011 04:22 PM
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Cindy Westfall
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Premiere Property Group,LLC Portland Metro & Suburbs Oregon

Hi David, I've seen the pictures of your own home when you posted it that one time.. and can say you are a very talented man on that score. The bar and grill would be fun...but yet the thing that would hold me back would be the many hours and yes...you have to be married to it in order for it to be successful. The same can be said for our jobs as well, but I love that we are always learning, there is usually something new that you encounter, so it doesn't get stale. I just came from 3 back to back meetings..volunteering stuff, but man, I wouldn't like to have to do that on a regular basis!

April 14, 2011 05:38 PM
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Cindy Westfall
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Premiere Property Group,LLC Portland Metro & Suburbs Oregon

Hi Mary, this post was supposed to be a market report...but I really wasn't in the mood to do that so this is what came out...lol. I love your dreams, and I know you can do them all! It would be nice if we all won lotto to at least be able to try out some of them without having to take that leap of faith that you're doing the right thing at the right time which is probably what holds many of us back.

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