Bugs, Business, Real Estate, and More
What do pest control, mortgages, business ownership, and real estate have in common? They were all topics of discussion on this episode of Collaborative Connections Radio Show and Podcast.
Host, Kelly Lorenzen was joined on-air by Jeff Smith with Alpha Pest Control, Bob Goodrich with Watermark Home Loans, and Bitsie Fort with Realty One Group. These business leaders have each had over 15 years of experience in their fields and shared some great advice about it all.
If you would like to learn more about the current real estate market in Arizona, interest rates, loan programs, pest prevention tips, ways to debug your home, or ways to be successful in business, then check out this podcast episode.
Our Featured Guests…
Bitsie Fort, with Realty One Group
Bitsie Fort has been serving home buyers and sellers, here in the Valley of the Sun since 2001. She brings her genuine compassion for people and her 20 years of experience as a Realtor into each transaction, always focused on tailoring the real estate process to the wants and needs of each individual client. Married to her high school sweetheart and the mom of three adult sons and “Mimi” to two precious grands, family is top priority and she treats each client as through they’re part of the tribe!
The Jason Crittenden Team at Realty ONE Group is one of the top-producing real estate teams in America. Founded in 2015 and grown to less than a dozen team members, it’s one of the pound-for-pound best real estate teams in Arizona. Focusing on passionately loving on people through providing extraordinary real estate services. Mission one of the Team is to put “human” back into real estate.
Bob Goodrich, with Watermark Home Loans
Bob Goodrich has been a mortgage professional in the state of Arizona for over 24 years. He enjoys working with clients to achieve their long-term financial goals and making the lending process as transparent and easy as possible. He enjoys mountain biking and outdoor activities with his friends and family when not working and has been supporting local non-profits for the past 25 years.
Watermark Home Loans is a full service residential mortgage lender. They provide quality customer service for all types of mortgage needs in the state of Arizona including conventional, jumbo, FHA, VA and USDA loans.
Jeff Smith, with Alpha Pest Control
Jeff Smith is originally from Indianapolis, Indiana and now lives in Tempe, Arizona with his family. He bought the business from his wife’s family in 2007, who had owned it since 1987. Jeff graduated from Indiana University School of Business in 1995 with an accounting and finance focus. After graduating he worked in the financial services industry till 2007 when he purchased Alpha Pest Control Inc. He always wanted to be a small business owner and this was the perfect opportunity for Jeff.
Alpha Pest Control, a family-owned and operated company, has provided pest control services to Phoenix, Arizona residents since 1987. Their pest control experts are your pest management specialists for all your residential and commercial needs. They service everything ants, cricket, cockroaches, mosquitos, pigeons, rodents, termites, bees, and yes even weeds and more.
Kelly Lorenzen, CEO of KLM Consulting. firstname.lastname@example.org, klmconsultingandmarketing.com – LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Youtube
Bitsie Fort, Residential Realtor with Jason Crittenden Team at Realty One Group. email@example.com, theagentthatcares.com – LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram
Bob Goodrich, Sr. Mortgage Banker with Watermark Home Loans. firstname.lastname@example.org, watermarkhomeloans.com/bob.goodrich – LinkedIn, Facebook
Jeff Smith, Owner with Alpha Pest Control. email@example.com, alphapestsolutions.com – LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter