We had the good fortune of connecting with Rina Seidel and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Rina, can you walk us through the thought-process of starting your business?
Being the only girl in my family, I always dreamed of being independent. I watched my father run his own business and always admired that. It was important for me to be able to dictate when and where I would work. What I didn’t realize is how many hours would be involved!
What should our readers know about your business?
As a real estate agent , I have been focused on residential and commercial properties. However if you asked me what my favorite thing is within real estate is making homes beautiful so a family can call it their own. I buy distressed properties and fix them up so someone else can call the their home.
I love seeing the transformation of how I can take something that was neglected to brand new and make someone’s dreams come true.
They have been many challenges in doing this type of work from running out of money to going over budget on a project but somehow it always work out.
I believe that thinking outside the box is what helps me be creative and successful
Doing this. Like the saying says, “ there more ways to skin a cat” is very true.
When something doesn’t work out, just keep looking for a different solution.
Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
My best friend came over for the weekend and wanted a tour of Houston. We started in Galveston and went to see Moody Gardens, Kemah and walked all around the Boardwalk stopping at the small shops and having lunch at the aquarium. Then stayed the night at the hotel Galvez.
The next day we made our way back to downtown Houston to check out the shops and all the museum area. Stopped by the Museaum of fine arts for a quick tour , then the Holocaust Museum. Then off to a quick bit at Barbary’s cafe. On Binz St.
We sure we ready to head north. So after lunch. We headed north towards the woodlands.
Showed her the beautiful #1 selling community in the Us stopping at a few model homes on Lake Woodlands and Creekside., then home to change for Dinner.
Our dinner plans were tasting some of Houston’s best cuisine BBQ food. Stopped for that
The next day we also sampled BBQ, Vietnamese and of course , the famous whataburged to make sure she enjoyed all the different flavors our city has to offer.
Off for he golf course to play 18 holes at Woodforest golf course and then show her the amazing things Montgomery county has to offer.
Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I would say my father had the biggest influence on my success as well as everyone that has touched my life along the way. We learn not just from our successes, but from our failures as well. My father was a hard working man who enjoyed the best things in life. He taught me to work hard so that I could enjoy anything I wanted and that’s exactly what I have done!My family has also been a great support system for me. Through life’s ups and down, my family was always there for me and continues to encourage me to move forward and chase my dreams.
Quick pics by Jackie