We had the good fortune of connecting with Imani Harris and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Imani, what’s something about your industry that outsiders are probably unaware of?
Real estate is not all peaches and cream! You have to take the risk & put yourself out there. Everyone has a friend in the business but you have to be able to dare to be different. What services do you offer that others don’t? What sets you aside from the others? What makes you stand out? For me, it would be my willingness to push forward. To keep trying and never let a bad day overcome your good days. You loose to fight another day. I fight for my clients & can go toe to toe with the best of them! I may be a newer agent but i’m learning everyday. One thing outsiders aren’t aware of is that real estate is expensive. We pay dues, that’s well over $800. We pay for courses, fees & other things besides gas. So, pay your realtor for their hard work!

Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
Im a realtor. So, The moment I hear what makes you different ….my mind switches to all the things I do as a realtor that people don’t know. I say, 90% of my job happens after the offer is accepted.

Explaining each offer and all of its contingencies so that you understand you’re accepting the best terms. Numbers are flashy, but there are other factors to consider.

Do you feel comfortable navigating a buyers finance contingency? If the buyer has an accelerator clause, do you know how to activate it or use it to leverage other offers?

If an issue comes up in a home inspection, do you feel comfortable negotiating through that to keep both parties satisfied?

If your closing is delayed, or a contingency isn’t met, do you know what rights you have?

Your eyes got really big didn’t it? That’s what makes me different. I go the extra mile & get it done regardless of the circumstances. I also have a great team behind me & it’s what we do, it’s what we love!

Real estate is not for the faint of heart. It’s a different world out here.

The reason I got into real estate is to help more people who look like me become home owners. It is time for us to leave behind legacies & generational wealth! Real estate is the most obtainable way to level up. What better time than now?

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
So, I’m fairly new to Conway but I have already found a few hidden gems in the area! First off, uncle Tim’s. If you know, you know! I could talk about his food all day. The best!

Brunch.. let’s go to YGFBFKitchen.. for comfort food. She gets it right every time! Both are black owned & it’s delicious to say to least.

Where would I hang out? Baum gallery at Uca. the gallery hosts exhibits from visiting artists; most of them are free to visit.

The most fun I have ever had recently was at beaver fork lake. You just have to be there.

I honestly spend most of my time, riding around admiring huge homes & admiring their curb appeal! It makes me happy!

The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
I would like to shout out to my mom! Vakita Harris. She is a inspiration to all! We come from a very small town, Forrest City, Ar. She has supported me through any and everything! I graduated high school with honors & went to college & graduated with my bachelor in business administration, management & marketing! My biggest fear was failure & I have yet to do that but the moment I do, I know she will be right there to pick me back up & put me back together. My father passed, when I was just a baby. She played the role & we all know it takes a village! My family is my biggest support system & will always be. I will be the first millionaire in my family & I’m calling it! No manifestation just hard work & dedication. I know without a doubt, I will get there! Never let success get to your head & never let failure get to your heart! Be consistent, not perfect.

Website: https://www.century21.com/real-estate-agent/profile/imani-harris-P80122030

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