After 600 ‘No’s, I Got a ‘Maybe’

(REALTOR® Mag) – Bryan Maynard will be marking one year in the real estate business in April. But the Semonin, REALTORS®, salesperson in Louisville, Ky., probably feels like he’s been slogging it for much longer than that. It’s been a long enough road so far.

It started out with a bang, though. While in pursuit of his real estate license, which he earned in April 2013, “I started using social media to tell all of my friends and coworkers over the years what I was doing,” Maynard says. “By the time I got out of real estate school, I had two clients waiting on me to buy, both first-time home buyers. One of them ended up buying; one of them fell through the cracks.”

That’s a great start to a new career, but it set him up with false hope. (Read more at REALTOR® Mag)

Jeff Sorg

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Jeff Sorg is a co-founder of OnlineEd®, a Web-based vocational school founded in 1997 where he also serves as Corporate Secretary, Chief Operating Officer, and School Director. Sorg holds vocational instructor licenses in Oregon, Washington, California, and Nevada and has authored numerous pre-licensing and continuing education courses. Sorg was awarded the International Distance Education Certification Center's CDEi Designation for distance education in 2008. OnlineEd® provides real estate, mortgage broker, insurance, and contractor pre-license, post-license, continuing education, career enhancement, and professional development and designation courses over the Internet.