Doing What I Love To Do

Real Estate Broker/Owner with HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400 311291

What a fantastic experience yesterday when I had the honor and privilege of speaking with forty AR members about what it was like being on live radio.

Talking with this caliber of professionals, seeing their faces, addressing their comments and questions was a natural high for me.

Some people go on vacations, buy luxury items...but this is my passion and what I enjoy.

Speaking on the Tuesday Zoom was different than being on live radio. On Sundays, I am in the studio for an hour, but there are four breaks.


Sitting with headphones and a microphone, I'm the only one in the room. On the other side of the glass wall is my producer, who runs the technology, screens, and transfers my callers while keeping track of the station breaks.




And I talk, never knowing who is listening unless they call in or text me during the show. Sometimes there are multiple calls, and sometimes there are zero.

Preparation is a must if no one calls; otherwise, there would be a lot of silence.

And that can NOT happen when you are LIVE in the studio! 

Yesterday was different; I was prepared to speak for the entire hour from my notes and talking points...but did not even refer to them. The conversation went past the scheduled time...for me, it flew by. 

We had a lively conversation, and you all were the best audience!  There was no shortage of participation, incorporating the use of podcasts and how to get started. The discussion was mainly about the radio show, but there was a lot more about the art of engaging buyers and sellers.



Radio Margaret Rome



 ALL ABOUT REAL ESTATE is the perfect way to highlight my properties, educate the public, and get real estate information to the listening audience.

The radio is not for everyone. But for me, it is perfect. Just like matching people with unique properties, I never tire of doing the Sunday program. It is the highlight of my week.

Thank you all for allowing me to do what I about Real Estate.


Margaret Rome




Comments (17)

James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

Morning Margaret.

I was fully prepared to listen, however work got in the way.  I hope in the future they will record the speakers, for those who missed it

Mar 04, 2021 12:30 AM
Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent

I am sure your session on the ActiveRain Zoom call was valued by those who were able to attend, Margaret!

Mar 04, 2021 02:40 AM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hello Margaret - the value of "matching" as referenced in your post is a key statement of the success you achieve in real estate and radio.   Of course, that would extend to Zoom World.  

Mar 04, 2021 03:58 AM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Good morning Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400 ,

What a delightful hour + presentation. It is so obvious you love what you do and can see why you are so successful. Thank you for taking the time to visit with us and share your expertise..was so appreciated!

Mar 04, 2021 04:25 AM
Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667,, Broker, eXp Realty - Kalispell, MT
The House Kat

I loved hearing your thoughts about your radio show. There are a lot of benefits I wouldn't ever had known about - great job! And... I was thinking while you were talking that you have a fantastic voice for radio. 😄

Mar 04, 2021 05:29 AM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Hi Margaret,
It was a wonderful Zoom presentation, Margaret! Thank you!  And, thank you for jumping in on our last-minute schedule change.

BTW: Did you see that Jan Green mentioned she would love to be on your radio show? She would be a wonderful guest.

Mar 04, 2021 05:29 AM
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

Good morning, Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400 when you love what you do, you always do it better than others....

Mar 04, 2021 05:49 AM
Rocky Dickerson
Realty One Group - Las Vegas, NV
Superior Service!

Good morning Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400 I used to do an hour long morning drive time radio show 5 days a week and never prepared. I must be the luckiest guy in the world because there is no way that should have worked. God must have been looking out for me big time.

Mar 04, 2021 06:33 AM
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Good morning Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400 - thank you for sharing with us on Tuesday.  You have quite a record of not missing any Sundays.  I went to the link and see if I can catch your show this week.

Mar 04, 2021 07:38 AM
Andrea Bedard
Thompson Company, REALTORS® 240.593.2860 - Silver Spring, MD
Fluent in German and Real Estate * M.A. ABR ASP

I always love listening to you Margaret (although I do prefer to see you in person!) and Tuesday's Zoom call was no different. You are doing what you love and it shows in all that you do. You are not only a highly successful Realtor, but also an amazing mentor (to many) and wonderful friend (to many more). 

Mar 04, 2021 09:05 AM
Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, CRB, Phoenix Broker
HomeSmart Real Estate BR030809000 - Phoenix, AZ

Margaret I was so bummed I had to attend to a new listing that day.  I am certain the zoom call was awesome.  And I hope to hear some other day soon!

Mar 04, 2021 09:47 AM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Margaret the fact you were able to deliver the presentation you made yesterday at a last minute notice shows you are truly an expert at what you do.

Mar 04, 2021 01:21 PM
Chris Ann Cleland
Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA - Bristow, VA
Associate Broker, Bristow, VA

I bet that was a great Zoom.  I'm so honored to have been able to sit with you one on one and chat.

Mar 04, 2021 06:44 PM
Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400
HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400 - Pikesville, MD
Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome

Thank you for all the positive comments, calls, texts, and emails after the meeting. ActiveRain is awesome!

Mar 04, 2021 08:01 PM
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Good Saturday morning, Margaret.

Take care, be safe and have a very productive weekend.

Mar 06, 2021 05:21 AM
Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD
ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors - Camas, WA
REALTORS® in Clark County, WA

How wonderful for all of you. I miss radio at times, it was such an exciting and fun career. It's great that you found a way to combine both radio and real estate with such passion. 

Mar 06, 2021 07:01 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

I have always enjoyed speaking to someone who really, truly loves what they do. I feel that you have that grace coursing through your veins my friend. You are blessed Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400 

Mar 06, 2021 09:23 AM

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