As the kids started growing up, she was interested in finding a way to make some extra spending money without giving up her dream.
We didn’t need the money, but she thought if she could work for herself a few hours on the side, it would be more like a hobby than a job. And it would give her some extra cash.
Her mom was a real estate agent. She was a full-time teacher but became an agent for extra money on the side. Her mom helped friends and family buy and sell houses and she made some great money doing it.
Her mom always told her she wished she had been able to be a stay-at-home mom. That’s probably part of what influenced by wife’s dream.
My wife has always loved house projects and so watching her mom in real estate inspired her to give it a try herself.
She took an in-person class to get her real estate license while our daughters were...