Edna Corona Broker-Owner, Delcor International Realty

What was your most interesting job before going into real estate? I was a surgical technician assisting doctors during surgery. My specialty was in open heart and trauma.

Where did you grow up? Houston, Texas

Growing up, what did you want to be? An architect

What do you do to relax when you’re stressed? I enjoy oil painting in my spare time.

If you could meet any well-known figure (living or not), who would it be and why? I would have loved to meet Mother Teresa and follow in her footsteps.

What is Houston’s best kept secret? The people here are friendly.

What do you love most about the industry? There is no limit on how much you can make.

What is the most difficult aspect of your job? I don’t feel there are difficulties when you love what you do.

 What’s your best advice for generating new leads? Treat your clients as if they are the only ones you are working with. This strategy will eventually lead you to only working by referral.

 What are you binge-watching/reading/listening to? Brian Buffini and the bible, since I find all my answers there.

What’s your favorite meal in Houston? My favorite delicious meal would be anything from Caracol Restaurant in Houston.

Architecturally speaking, what is your favorite building in Houston? Heritage Plaza in downtown Houston.

What’s the weirdest thing that’s ever happened to you on the job? Someone broke into a home that I was showing, and he was hiding in the closet. When I opened the closet, he jumped out.

What’s one thing people might be surprised to learn about you? I started working at age 12, mowing lawns and picking up cans with my younger brother to save money for school.

 What is your favorite vacation spot and why? Mexico, because of its culture

In 10 words or less, what is your advice for someone new to the industry? Love what you do, and the rest will follow.

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