May 17 is National Real Estate Day. A day to celebrate all realtors, clients and the benefits of home ownership. Today is the day to celebrate the achievement of owning your own home and the dedicated realtors who worked to help you find your #HometoStay. On National Real Estate Day this year, The Peggy Hill Team wants to celebrate our CEO & Broker, Peggy Hill. Keep reading to learn more about Peggy and her real estate journey!
Q: What inspired you to start your own Real Estate team?
A: With a team of specialized people, we are able to help people more! We are stronger together than we are singularly. A group of people together, you cannot beat it!
Q: How do you balance your personal life with work?
A: Well, that’s a tricky question. I probably don’t have a larger personal life because I dedicate so much time to real estate. I love real estate so much!
Q: What’s your favourite part about being a Realtor?
A: The people. Real Estate is about people, not housing.
Q: What’s your favourite ice cream flavour?
Q: What’s the first thing you do when you wake up in the morning?
A: Check my phone.
Q: What’s your favourite movie?
Q: What was the most difficult decision you had to make while becoming a CEO and Realtor?
A: Sacrifice. There were times when I would have to sacrifice my personal life to get to this level in my career.
Q: Looking back, which challenges are you the proudest of overcoming?
A: Fear because a lot of the time what we do involves taking risks, there is a lot of fear behind it! When you take big risks the rewards can be huge, but there is always a chance you could fail!
Q: What’s your favourite type of music?
A: I like whatever my sister tells me to listen to! Anything popular on the radio I usually like.
Q: What’s your favourite destination for vacation?
Q: Do you prefer Beer or Wine?
A: Red wine is my absolute favourite
Q: What the craziest experience you witnessed at a showing?
A: Well I perhaps walked in on some people that were busy doing some things that I probably shouldn’t have been a witness to, however there I was!
Q: What would you say is the best kitchen feature someone could have?
A: You know what I love a Pantry! Its an essential.
Q: What are the first thing buyers usually notice about a house?
A: Well they will usually start by asking how much the property is and how long it has been listed.
Q: What are 3 Words you can use to describe Barrie?
A: Community, A great place to raise children, and a beautiful waterfront
Q: Leafs or Canadians?
A: Leafs, without a doubt!
Q: What was your first job?
A: My very first job was working at Country Style Dounts, my parents owned it. I would work there almost every day after school whether I liked it or not!
Q: What’s the app that you use the most on your phone?
A: Gmail… well actually Candy Crush!
Q: What excites you most these days about real estate?
A: I still get very excited about doing deals!
Q: What’s the most rewarding part of your job ?
A: Helping people! Helping people to move on to a different part of there life and in alot of cases become wealthier. We are more like advisors then we are anything else, that part I still love a lot
Q: What’s your favourite TV show at the moment?
A: 90 Day Fiancé
Q: What are your top 3 Favourite restaurants in Barrie?
A: Bayside Variety, Urban Dish and The Farmhouse
Q: Do you have any pets?
A: I have two cats. I have never had cats prior to this but when I go in I go big! So I have two now.
Q: What your favourite song?
A: I Will Survive
Q: What would you say to the people looking to buy right now?
A: Beg, borrow, or steal to get into this market. I don’t know how you are going to get in, but now is the time to get into this market.