In the final episode for this season of Working, Slate’s L.V. Anderson talks with Vanessa Pollock a Realtor for Keller Williams Midtown Direct Realty in northern New Jersey. Vanessa discusses the drawbacks and benefits of real estate school, her friendly competitiveness with other agents in the area, and how she goes about getting top dollar on the sale of her client’s homes. Plus, Vanessa talks about the upfront costs of running her business and how she’s able to give back to the community through her organization – Closing For A Cause.
In a Slate Plus extra, Pollock reflects on how her life as a dancer has helped her in real estate and how she manages a work/life balance. If you’re a member, enjoy bonus segments and interview transcripts from Working, plus other great podcast exclusives. Start your two-week free trial at slate.com/workingplus.
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For part 2 of our series, we go back to 2005 and talk to some pretty big personalities. Tila Tequila and Perez Hilton join us, along with BuzzFeed’s Anne Helen Petersen and the internet's foremost Tila Tequila historian Nicole Milfie. 2005 is th...
Dan Gallagher joins Miriam Gottfried and Alex Frangos to talk how leading Chinese drone maker DJI is making life difficult for rivals. Then, Paul Davies discuss how, even as Brexit looms, London has the raw material that Europe needs for its capital markets.