I've been putting off starting this blog long enough. It surely is not as hard as it seems. I will begin by telling you about me. I am 59 and just got my Real Estate license in February of 2007. I also work full time at a major University and have for over 30 years. Bored with my life and looking for a change a close friend who is a realtor had been after me for a few years to join her in real estate. So, I decided that getting closer to retirement I would take the plunge and do it. It certainly wasn't easy but I "gotter done". I am so glad I did it when I did because by husband of fourty years who was very supportive of me doing this, passed away suddenly on Christmas Eve of 2007. If he had passed away prior to my getting my license I don't think I would have had the courage to go ahead with it. I have been relatively successful in this uncertain market actually had three closing in one week in June and currently have four listings. I am loving Active Rain and am learning lots from all of you "experienced" realtors. I look forward to retiring from the University in two more years and devoting all my time to this wonderful career!