From Engineer to Top Real Estate Agent: Gabrielle Witkin's Journey

From Engineer to Top Real Estate Agent: Gabrielle Witkin's Journey

12 Feb, 2024

Key Questions TimeStamp

(01:11) Can you share with us how you ended up where you are?.

(05:19) So how did you build your pipeline?

(07:49) You had mentioned that you, at least at the beginning, you were using social media, your personal channels, and stuff like that. What do you do now? Has anything changed or different between then and now with getting in front of new people?

(11:09) Who is your ideal client right now?

(12:23) With your social media, do you schedule it out, or is it just like, Oh, I need to do that, and then you just whip up something?

(15:12) Did you have any, I don't I don't want to call them fears, but reservations about doing the video aspect?

(19:12) So I'm a new client and I'm coming to you looking for a house, is there some common trends that don't necessarily serve me very well that you notice in the new people coming to you? I don't really want to say mistakes that I have.

(23:25) So what are some of your big goals the next couple years

(26:47) What do you think is the one roadblock that is stopping you from, let's say, becoming that mentor that you want to be?

(29:19) How do you do it all? Because you're a working mom. You have a little... It's not even like they're bigger where you send them away to school, let's say.

(32:53) What's the best advice that you have ever received?

(34:31) What's the best advice you've ever given?

(37:36) Is there anything that we haven't touched on that you would like to talk about?

(39:04) So not that I want to challenge what you're saying, but what about... Because you know how women tend to give, give, give, give, give So do you have, I don't want to say caveat, but advice on that part?

(41:18) Where can we go to find out more about you and what you do?


Episode Notes


- Welcome to [Podcast Name], where we explore the journeys of extraordinary individuals. In today's episode, we're joined by Gabrielle Witkin, a former engineer turned top-performing real estate agent.

- Gabrielle shares her inspiring story of transition from the world of engineering to the dynamic field of real estate, offering valuable insights and lessons along the way.

Key Points:

1. Gabrielle's Background:

  - Gabrielle holds a degree in mechanical engineering and enjoyed a successful career in the engineering industry.

  - Despite her achievements, she felt a growing desire for a career change that would better align with her passions and lifestyle goals.

2. Transition to Real Estate:

  - Motivated by her love for architecture and helping people find their dream homes, Gabrielle made the bold decision to pursue a career in real estate.

  - She discusses the challenges and uncertainties she faced during the transition period, including doubts from friends and family.

3. Building a Thriving Real Estate Business:

  - Gabrielle shares the strategies and tactics she employed to establish herself as a top-performing real estate agent.

  - From leveraging social media and networking to providing exceptional customer service, she outlines the key elements that contributed to her success.

4. Balancing Entrepreneurship and Motherhood:

  - As a mother of two, Gabrielle reflects on the challenges of balancing her thriving real estate career with family responsibilities.

  - She offers practical tips and insights for other working parents striving to achieve work-life balance.

5. The Power of Authenticity:

  - Gabrielle emphasizes the importance of authenticity in building relationships and establishing trust with clients.

  - By staying true to herself and her values, she has been able to differentiate herself in a competitive industry and cultivate long-lasting connections.


- Join us next time for another inspiring conversation with remarkable individuals. Don't forget to subscribe and leave us a review!

- Thank you to Gabrielle Witkin for sharing her incredible journey and insights with us. Until next time, stay curious and keep pursuing your passions.


Virginia Purnell

Virginia lives in Northern Alberta on a small farm with her husband and three children. Virginia is a master funnel builder having been certified as an FG Society Master Marketer, Funnelytics, and ClickFunnels Certified Partner. She uses that knowledge to help businesses with their online presence, visibility, and sales.