Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in real estate but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Melanie Ferguson, realtor at Chatt Homes Keller Williams Realty, located in Chattanooga, TN, USA.

What's your business, and who are your customers?

I am a Realtor, and I absolutely love helping buyers find the perfect home!

Tell us about yourself

After being a teacher for over 20 years, I decided to help connect people and properties, and I love it!

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Starting a successful new business after I turned 50!

What's one of the hardest things that comes with being a business owner?

Balancing work with the time I spend with family and friends can be challenging, but being present wherever I am at the moment is always best.

What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?

  1. Follow your dreams at any age.
  2. Be consistent.
  3. Do the work and take breaks.

Where can people find you and your business?


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