In what year did you begin working in the real estate industry as a REALTOR®?
In what year did you become affiliated with Semonin Realtors®?
Why do you choose to affiliate your business with Semonin?
I wanted to be part of a team. Being part of something bigger then just a single Realtor. I wanted my clients to be front and center and the most important part of my business and I wanted longevity. Semonin has been around for over 100 plus years. Plus Semonin is the largest company locally, as well as on the State and National level.
What sets you apart from other REALTORS®? What are your greatest strengths as a real estate agent?
I have a history of high production, and that has lead me to having the knowledge and education to manage the process and systems in place to handle the sale of Real Estate.
What do you do to stay up-to-date/knowledgeable about the real estate industry?
I love education! I love knowing as much as I can to help my clients with all of their Real Estate needs.
What did you do before you began working in real estate? Has anything you learned on that/those jobs helped you with your real estate business?
I built a family transportation company with my father, brother and others. We started with 1 truck and grew to 50+ semis and 200+ trailers. I managed the local, inter and intra-state logistics as well as international brokerage. Client relationships was the forefront of your business model and the needs of our clients were priority.
Are you involved in any trade/civic or community organizations?
Member of Greater Louisville Association of Realtors (GLAR), Southern Indiana Realtor Association (SIRA), State organizations of Kentucky & Indiana Realtor Assoiations as well as National Association or Realtors. I am the Past President of the GLAR and MSI (Multiply Listing Service), Past Chair of several KYRGLAR committees. Real Estate education Designations of ABR (Accredited Buyer's Representative), SRES (Senior Real Estate Specialist), CRS (Certified Residential Specialist), GRI (Graduate Realtor Instituate, MRP (Military Relocation Professional), RENE (Real Estate Negotiation Expert), CDPE (Certified Distressed Property Expert), SFR (Short Sale & Foreclosure Resource, CPRES (Certified Probate Real Estate Specialist), Commercial Broker, Residential Broker
Tell us about your immediate family. Who are they? Do you enjoy spending time together? If so, what do you do together?
I am married to my High School sweet heart. We have been together for 20 plus years, married since 2005. We have a Athletic Daughter (Adalyn) born who was in 2009 and blessed with a son (Reed) in 2014. Adalyn is in several sport year around so we are busy with those activities. Reed enjoys his swimming and soccer. When time allows we love to travel either to other cities, beaches (Dee and Ada) and countryside (Me).
What do you enjoy doing in your free time? Why do you enjoy this?
If I am not working which I enjoy doing I am chasing after the family to caught up and play. I am still a BIG kid at heart and looking for any reason to play is a good thing.
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What is your favorite book / type of book? Why?
The Power of Your Subconscious Mind. You you think about will expand.
What is your favorite movie / type of movie? Why?
Smoke and the Bandit or Rookie (1-20 lol)
What is your favorite song / type of music? Why?
I like all music, even techno
If you could wave a magic wand, what one thing would you most like to change in the world? Why?
Cancer, Hunger, homelessness, Organ Donation, Adoption, Animal Control
What is your least favorite word / a word you don't like? Why?
Can't- "Can't never could". There is nothing that can not be done if you set your mind to it.
Do you have a motto/words to live by? If yes, what?
My goal is to earn your respect. Earning your business is a bonus.
Do you have a favorite quote? If yes, what is it?
It's the start that stops most people.