257: How A New Agent Created Success- An Interview With Janette Schafer

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257: How A New Agent Created Success- An Interview With Janette Schafer


Who is Janette Schafer?

Janette is a realtor in the Pittsburgh area and a part of the membership that I run on Monday. She’s been an amazing addition to the membership and is really crushing it out there in the Pittsburgh market. She worked in the banking industry for 22 years, retiring as vice president for a major bank in the Pittsburgh area. She’s been a Realtor for a year and a half, and has just finished her 48th transaction and her year to date is close to 6 million this year—her first full year. She has amazing positivity and is always incredibly encouraging.

“And I’m sitting there—I’m looking at the real estate agency across the street from me, and I’m like, I’m done with banking.”

“And don’t be afraid to talk about money because they know they’re about to buy a house. They’re about to make the biggest purchase of their life. Yeah, so talk to them about the money.”

“I try not to be transactional. I try to be relational.”

Find out the following and more:

  • How she reached success in 15 months
  • How having a history in business management helped with real estate
  • The importance of using your time well
  • Her experience with COVID and how it changed everything
  • Why she transitioned from banking to real estate
  • Why your spouse’s support is so important to success
  • What made Janette excel as a Realtor
  • The value of a schedule
  • Creative language and how to use it
  • How to help your client through the house buying process


Email: janette.sells.pa.homes@gmail.com

Mobile: (412) 335-0978

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Podcast edited by Kenny Carfagno.

Show notes and blog posts are created by Jennifer Harshman and RealtorEmails. John Schuchman is a licensed REALTOR® in Lancaster, PA, with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Homesale Realty and a part of the Andrew Welk Group. The opinions shared on this show represent the opinions & values of John Schuchman and do not necessarily represent the opinions & values of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Homesale Realty. The opinions & ideas shared in this podcast do not guarantee or promise any results of success to the listener.

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