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Anne Cristaldi

Ever wondered how one woman could navigate the unpredictable tides of the real estate market for nearly five decades? Join us as we sit down with Anne Cristaldi, a veteran in the industry, who transitioned from teaching to real estate in search of greater workday flexibility. Anne takes us through her fascinating journey, from the staggering 18% interest rates of the early ’80s to today’s competitive market. She shares heartwarming stories of clients who returned after decades and offers a peek into her proactive strategies for finding off-market properties. Anne also emphasizes the importance of educating clients every step of the way, making it clear that her secret to longevity in the business lies in her dedication and adaptability.

In our conversation, Anne opens up about the unique joys and challenges of working with a diverse clientele, from first-time homebuyers to those looking to downsize. We delve into the intricacies of handling new and custom constructions, and the crucial role of continuous learning and coaching in enhancing client relationships. As we wrap up, Anne discusses the importance of choosing the right partners and maintaining a mindset of determination. She urges listeners to look beyond media portrayals and believe in the attainability of homeownership and property investment. Packed with heartfelt insights and practical wisdom, this episode is a testament to Anne’s passion and unwavering commitment to real estate.

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