Kristen Asleson: Real estate is demanding, but rewarding


This year, my son is a senior and each week he comes home with a different idea as to what he should do with his future. Last week, he thought perhaps being a Realtor would be a good fit for him.

Although I love sharing knowledge about any topic, I am not knowledgeable as to the life a Realtor leads nowadays. Although real estate and selling new construction was a career I dabbled in briefly back in the late ’90s, I certainly do not know a thing about it now.

Not only did Susan Riggott of Edina Realty have insight, she was willing to share.

Riggott has been helping people buy or sell homes for a number of years. Her father was a Realtor, developer and rental property owner; one could say real estate is in her blood. She cherishes the hours spent with him in the car going to closings, showings, listings and appointments. All of this made her grow…

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