Name: Greg Bennett
Job Title: Broker/Owner
Company: Greg Bennett Fine Properties Realty
What was your first job in the realty industry? Mortgage Lender
Where did you grow up? Colorado Springs, CO
Growing up, what did you want to be? Homebuilder/Realtor
What do you do to relax when you’re stressed? Hit the gym for a reset, walk/play with my German Shephard. Remember those who are less fortunate who want to work but can’t. (elderly, disabled, ill)
If you could have lunch with a well-known figure (living or not), who would it be and why? Arnold Swarzenegger. Accomplished, fun, gets it done, generous, good dad and good to people.
Where is your favorite place to hang out? Sugar Creek Country Club
What do you love most about the industry? Interaction with buyers and sellers. Getting to know them.
How do you distinguish yourself from the crowd of agents? Knowledge, experience, professionalism, hands on approach, a personal touch, not a “team thang”
What is the most difficult aspect of your job? Dealing with unprofessional agents.
Where do you go to network and meet new clients? Sugar Creek Country Club
What has been your greatest accomplishment? Surviving the real estate market of 2009
What was the last good movie you saw or book you read? The Great War of Our Time, Micheal Morell
What is your favorite restaurant? Pappas Steakhouse
Architecturally speaking, what is your favorite building in Houston? 1500 Louisiana
What kind of car do you drive? 2016 GMC Yukon Denali
Smartphone or paper? Come on.
What is your favorite city after Houston? Miami
In 10 words or less, what is your advice for someone new to the industry? Find and utilize a good mentor
What’s your favorite real estate iPhone/Android app? HAR
Who are your favorite people to follow on Twitter? James Woods, (actor) Allen West, Ben Shapiro