Interview – Kym Saunders

Real Estate Agent – Kym Saunders

What do you consider the most rewarding and challenging parts of your job?

Feeling like you make a difference to peoples lives assisting them to move on to the next phase of their life

 

If people were considering becoming a real estate agent what advice would you give them?

The first few years are very tough.

 

What qualifications or experience is required to become a real estate agent?

Real estate agents come from all walks of life.  You just need to be very, very dedicated and understand what you are doing has a massive impact on your clients lives.  It is a 24/7 job.

 

What path did you take to become a real estate agent?

Banking for 15 years prior to real estate –  I was a mobile lender for 5 of these years.

 

When you were young, what did you want to be when you grew up?

I wanted to play basketball for Australia and be a teacher.

 

What are your standard hours?

Generally 6 days a week including nights – I do try to have Sundays off but will work if it is necessary.

 

Is there anything you can tell us about your job that people wouldn’t expect?

It is very different to what people think it is.