We kick off year number five of The Real Estate Sessions with the CEO/Founder of Leading Edge Real Estate, Paul Mydelski. Like many of our guests, Paul has an interesting journey to the world of real estate. From the airline industry to the music industry, Paul brought a broad set of experiences to Leading Edge Real Estate.
01:20 – Did you grow up in Boston?
01:50 – Of course I ask about Boston sports.
05:00 -What career was high school Paul looking towards?
07:50 – Pauls’ very interesting career change
11:15 – The moment real estate came calling
12:45 – What were the first few years like?
15:25 – Striking out as a Broker/Owner, not one, but twice.
18:30 – Were you an early adopter of technology, like website?
21:40 – What is your philosophy regarding hiring and how does culture play into that?
26:00 – What is the “thing” you look for when interviewing agent or potential staff?
27:45 – We discuss the decision go independent with Leading Edge
29:50 – Pauls’ take on the disruptors entering the market
33:00 – What piece of advice would you give a new agent getting started in the business?