Ruthie Assouline Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker, The Assouline Team at Compass Miami, FL

Ruthie Assouline

What was your most interesting job before going into real estate?
I worked in an international jewelry business and traveled all over the world to open stores in locations including Singapore, Moscow, and throughout Europe

Where did you grow up?
Miami Beach

Growing up, what did you want to be?
A race car driver or a figure skater

What do you do to relax when you’re stressed?
Lay by the pool and take in the sun

If you could meet any well-known figure (living or not), who would it be and why?
Princess Diana. Her story is so captivating, it’s no wonder the world fell in love with her.

Where is South Florida’s best-kept secret?
Fisher Island

What do you love most about the industry?
Meeting people from various personal and professional backgrounds. Throughout a transaction, you become very close to your clients and it’s fascinating to learn from so many different types of people.

What is the most difficult aspect of your job?
That it is always on. It often requires you to work from early in the morning to late into the evening.

What’s your best advice for generating new leads?
Focus your energy where you know your audience will best hear you.

What are you binge-watching/reading/listening to lately?
The Crown

What’s your favorite meal in South Florida?
Makoto in Bal Harbour Shops

Architecturally speaking, what is your favorite building in South Florida?
The beachfront house we have for sale at 7709 Atlantic Way – it is an architectural masterpiece and a work of art, unlike anything I have ever seen in the area.

What’s the weirdest thing that’s ever happened to you on the job?
We took over a listing from another broker that had been on the market for a year with no activity. After we refreshed the marketing, updated the staging and received a record offer within the first week, the seller decided he fell in love with it after what we did and kept it for himself.

What’s one thing people might be surprised to learn about you?
I am one of 7 kids, and I am number 6.

What’s your favorite vacation spot and why?
Zurich, Switzerland. It’s a very peaceful place to disconnect.

In 10 words or less, what is your advice for someone new to the industry?
Always put your clients first, be passionate, committed and never give up.

Who are your favorite people to follow on social media?
Brokers and our clients so I can easily keep up with their lives as well as what’s going on in the market.


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