Patricia Uebe Broker Associate

Keller Williams Memorial

What was your most interesting job before going into real estate?
My previous career in Brazil was as a Doctor of Veterinarian Medicine (DVM).

Where did you grow up?
In Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil.

Growing up, what did you want to be?
Since I was a kid, I knew I wanted to become a veterinarian and an entrepreneur.

What do you do to relax when you’re stressed?
I love to exercise and be around nature, listen to music or podcasts, and go shopping!

If you could meet any well-known figure (living or not), who would it be and why?
Paulo Coelho, a Brazilian lyricist and novelist and author of my favorite book, The Alchemist, a highly motivational and inspirational novel. It should be read by everyone.

What is Houston’s best kept secret?
Houston has so many fun secrets! From the amazing restaurants to museums, shops and outdoors spaces, I really couldn’t say there is just one!

What do you love most about the industry?
The connection with people on a daily basis, the ability to help people to achieve their real estate goals, the constant challenge to myself and the fact that there is never a dull day in this business!

What is the most difficult aspect of your job?
People and each of their different and diverse personalities are always a challenge, and keeping a positive outlook when stress creeps in can be difficult.

What’s your best advice for generating new leads?
Referrals and networking events are the best way for me personally. Also, be friendly, use social media to promote your business and talk to everyone, this business is all about meeting new people and making new connections.

What are you binge-watching/reading/listening to?
I’m not really a TV person. I listen to podcasts daily and I have two books on the go: The Power of Unwavering Focus by Dandapani and The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey.

What’s your favorite meal in Houston?
Chama Gaucha, a Brazilian Churrascaria!

Architecturally speaking, what is your favorite building in Houston?
The Niels and Mellie Esperson Buildings. I love the Italian Renaissance style in between the modern building’s structures in the Houston Downtown.

What’s the weirdest thing that’s ever happened to you on the job?
Being stalked.

What’s one thing people might be surprised to learn about you?
I used to play guitar in the retirement homes in Brazil.

What is your favorite vacation spot and why?
Greece. The place, the food, the people and the family around.

In 10 words or less, what is your advice for someone new to the industry?
Be consistent, keep learning every day, knowledge is power!

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