On episode 45 of the Profits Over Wages Podcast we sit down with real estate rockstar Alisa Levin. Alisa is a real estate attorney and broker. She founded Levin Law Ltd in 2007, specializing in commercial litigation, landlord/tenant disputes, and real estate transactions/closings. She is a multi-million dollar producing real estate broker at Exit Realty’s #1 office in the country, placing in the Top 10 in sales volume in 2017 and Top 5 in 2018 year-to-date. Alisa is also vice president at Luminex Construction Co and has extensive experience in construction management. Lastly, Alisa is the founder of Agency RE, a real estate consulting firm, and a former Adjunct Law Professor at DePaul University.
On this episode we talked about how Alisa has been able to effectively run both a law practice and a real estate business simultaneously, how she has been able to grow her real estate business so rapidly in just two years, and the one thing that new brokers don’t do when first starting out.
SHOW NOTES & LINKS
- How do you balance running a law practice and a real estate business?
- How do you stay organized?
- Alisa talks about why she decided to start a career in real estate along with her law practice
- We go way back, Alisa talks about moving around a lot when she was younger
- Alisa talks about ending up in Chicago by a game of rock, paper, scissors
- Alisa talks about her first job in Chicago as a law clerk
- Alisa talks about what made her become an attorney
- Alisa goes in depth about her story and what she did prior to starting her law practice
- How did you grow your real estate business so quickly?
- What advice would you give brokers just starting out?
- Where are most of you leads coming in?
- Alisa talks about her time teaching at DePaul university
- What is next for you? What are your goals for the future?
- How do you juggle being a single parent and having two businesses?
- what is unique about your business?
- Have you ever turned down a client? If so, why?
- If you had the chance to start over, what would you do differently?
- What is one thing that you find true that most people would disagree with?
- What habits helped make you successful?
- Do you have a morning routine?
- What was the worst piece of advice that you ever got?
- Do you have a favorite failure? Is there one that set you up for a future success?
- Why do you what you do? What gets you through the tough times?
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