Agent Snapshot: Rita Armstrong, Realtor, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene, Houston Bay Area


Rita Armstrong

What was your first job in the realty industry? Realtor.

What do you do to relax when you’re stressed? Play bridge, sunbathe and read.

Where did you grow up? Waco, Texas.

Growing up, what did you want to be? An actress.

If you could have lunch with a well-known figure (living or not), who would it be and why? Depak Chakra – to discuss life, death, spirituality and karma.

Where is your favorite place to hang out? My lakefront terrace

What do you love most about the industry? Helping buyers and sellers achieve their goals.

How do you distinguish yourself from the crowd of agents? I am reliable, honest, detail-oriented and totally knowledgeable of the market and all phases or real estate.  I love my work!

What is the most difficult aspect of your job? Helping buyers and sellers understand and set realistic goals regarding value, negotiations and the entire process of selling and buying a home.

Where do you go to network and meet new clients? Mostly continuing educational courses; I’m always striving to learn more about my industry!

What has been your greatest accomplishment? Going from “ground zero” and not having any sources of business (sphere) to being one of the top agents within my market area.

What was the last good movie you saw or book you read? Movie: “42”

Book: “What Alice Forgot”

What is your favorite restaurant? Perry’s Steakhouse – Lamb chops-yum!

Architecturally speaking, what is your favorite building in Houston? Wells Fargo Tower.

What kind of car do you drive? An Avalon.

Smartphone or paper? Both.

What is your favorite city after Houston? San Antonio.

What is your advice for someone new to the industry? If you want to be successful, be prepared to work 24/7 and continue to learn. Equally important is the broker with whom you choose to hold your license – their training, support and ethics.

What’s your favorite real estate iPhone/Android app? HAR.

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