Name: JJ Snow Hansen
Title: Luxury Residential Real Estate Agent
Company: Lowell International Realty
What was your first job in the realty industry? Commercial agent for Class A office space with Cushman & Wakefield.
Where did you grow up? Miami, FL (Coral Gables)
Growing up, what did you want to be? An archaeologist!
What do you do to relax when you’re stressed? Read, read, read
If you could have lunch with a well-known figure (living or not), who would it be and why? Thomas Keller, at his restaurant French Laundry, because I admire the way he creates with consistently high standards.
Where is your favorite place to hang out? Sitting outside at Smith & Wollensky on Miami Beach, watching the cruise ships sail by
What do you love most about the industry? Meeting people from all over the world on a daily basis
How do you distinguish yourself from the crowd of agents? I’m a third generation native, so on top of knowing the market inside and out, I’m also able to help clients with schools, country clubs, contractors, dentists – you name it!
What is the most difficult aspect of your job? Time management
Where do you go to network and meet new clients? Anywhere and everywhere
What has been your greatest accomplishment? Hands down, raising two amazing daughters (with my husband’s help, of course).
What was the last good movie you saw or book you read? A Land Remembered
Architecturally speaking, what is your favorite building in Miami? Coral Gables Library
What kind of car do you drive? BMW X5
Smartphone or paper? Smartphone
What is your favorite city after Miami? Vail, Colorado
In 10 words or less, what is your advice for someone new to the industry? Know the market as best as you can
What’s your favorite real estate iPhone/Android app? DotLoop
Who are your favorite people to follow on Twitter? Mike’s Weather Page – for calm and thoughtful updates on storm tracks