Mint Hills, NC – After 29 years as a real estate agent and broker, Karen Fuller Parsons has some knowledge of the housing market and its trends. She has maintained the title of Top Charlotte Producer and Multi-Million Dollar Producer throughout her career. The Charlotte native, who calls herself a “country girl with an urban experience,” has successfully navigated her clientele in a rapidly changing market.
Initially, Karen had the idea of becoming a real estate agent through her mother, who had also been in business for 30 years. As a mother of her young children, Karen pursues her real estate because of her flexibility in scheduling, the skills she learned from her mother, and the ability to put her marketing degree to work for herself. was encouraged to do so. Karen says that to be successful as her real estate agent, she “needs to travel a lot to build a career with a steady client base.”
As a RE/MAX executive agent serving the Charlotte area, learning the skills to maintain relationships and advise clients on the right time to buy or sell is a huge responsibility. Karen suggests that you be patient and stay calm. This is part of the work that shows the importance of being a trusted advisor. Best her practice is to show customers what homes are for sale in their neighborhood and encourage them not to overpay. “Even if the market starts to change, I don’t want it to go upside down,” she says.
To keep up with the fast-moving market, one of the keys to a successful business is having a great assistant and team. Karen says: She has been with me for over 7 years and is literally the backbone of my business. She’s helpful when Karen handles clients on site, she has an extra hand. At the same time, Patricia prepares her paperwork and immediately brings her an offer to present.
Karen expresses her passion and love for helping others find their perfect home. “Referrals are the backbone for building a strong customer base. It starts with listing a home, helping sellers find new homes, building relationships with them, and helping other family members, such as parents, children, and extended families. It leads to work,” she explains. “Once the job is handled correctly, the referrals follow.” Essentially, she said, “My clients are like family to me.”
Real estate is different every day. Karen says that adaptability is another factor for success in this business. It is the ability to remain calm and adapt to change, such as “you never know what obstacles may arise, such as inspection/repair issues, market changes, or financial challenges.” in a transaction. When you’re in real estate, no two days are the same. Her goal is to go from your kitchen table to the last table so she can navigate your family and your dealings.
If you want to get in touch with Karen Fuller Parsons for all your real estate needs. She can be reached by sending her email to [email protected] or by calling (704) 408-0401.