Agent Snapshot: Misty Bacon, Broker Associate, Tarl Anderson Properties

What was your first job in the realty industry? A general manager for executive suites in League City, where I met someone who encouraged me to get my real estate license

Where did you grow up? La Porte/Lomax

What do you do to relax when you’re stressed? Read, walk my dogs

Growing up, what did you want to be? An actress – a movie STAR

If you could have lunch with a well-known figure (living or not), who would it be and why? Jesus. I would ask him all the questions I want answers to this side of Heaven.

Where is your favorite place to hang out? My brother’s house. I don’t get to see them often; it’s always fun playing games, starting but not always completing crafts, house projects and lots of laughs.

What do you love most about the industry? People being excited and feeling proud to own a home

How do you distinguish yourself from the crowd of agents? I have purple hair! Seriously though, I am easily accessible to my clients, active in my community and the real estate community and stay in contact with clients, usually often attending weddings, birthday parties and funerals with them.

What is the most difficult aspect of your job? Having to deliver bad news: buyer backed out, seller didn’t accept their offer, etc.

Where do you go to network and meet new clients? Clear Lake Area Chamber, speaking engagements at schools, churches, companies and current clients

What has been your greatest accomplishment? Getting my broker’s license and staying in contact with clients

What was the last good movie you saw or book you read? “5 People You Meet in Heaven” by Mitch Albom

What is your favorite restaurant? Main 101 in La Porte and Casa Ole. I LOVE their enchilada sauce.

Architecturally speaking, what is your favorite building in Houston? 712 Main St, reminds me of NY. Great views of downtown and Minute Maid Park

What kind of car do you drive? A Dodge Charger

Smartphone or paper? Smartphone

What is your favorite city after Houston? New York City

In 10 words or less, what is your advice for someone new to the industry? Take EVERY class at HAR. Get a mentor/coach.

What’s your favorite real estate iPhone/Android app? Fidelity 3.0

Who are your favorite people to follow on Twitter? Perry Stone

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