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37: Suzie Reid: Is There A Glass Ceiling For Women In Real Estate?

By |July 7, 2015| No Comments

Suzie Reid, principal of Laing & Simmons Double Bay Property Management, joins Real Estate Pros this week to share her successes and failures in real estate, what it’s like managing property in some of Australia’s most expensive suburbs and we ask – is there a glass ceiling for women in real estate?

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Suzie Reid: Is There A Glass Ceiling For Women In Real Estate?

Show Notes

As a principal of Laing & Simmons Double Bay Property Management, Suzie Reid has been associated with Laing & Simmons for over 20 years and she has overseen the growth of Laing & Simmons Double Bay to become the acknowledged leading prestige property management office in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney.

After a long career in nursing, Suzie was drawn to property management. It is Suzie’s caring nature that has allowed her to excel in the industry ever since and offer a superior client experience in some of Australia’s most expensive suburbs to live. Suzie is an inspiration to women in business everywhere, not just real estate – we know you’ll love this episode.

There is so much valuable content in this episode with Suzie, so don’t miss it. Be sure to tune in to hear all her incredible insights and wisdom.

Please join us in thanking Suzie for being here today, and thanks to you as well for joining us. We’ll see you next time on Real Estate Pros podcast.

Fast Five

Who has been an inspiration to you throughout your career?

“My father – he gave up a lot to see me be successful.”

What is your favourite thing in the world to do when you’re not at the office?


What is your favourite business book?

Eat That Frog – by Brian Tracy.”

What is your favourite technology resource you use daily to help run a better business?

Inspect Real Estate – online booking system for tenants to schedule rental inspections.”

What is ‘one thing’ that prevents people in real estate from achieving success and what would your advice be to overcome it?

“Being too focused on the numbers and not focused enough on the people. If you focus on the people inside and outside your office, and provide a real level of service, the rest will follow.”

What is your favourite success quote?

“Be truthful, gentle and fearless – Ghandi.”

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Fast Fact of the Week

Our Real Estate Industry Social Media Survey (soon to be released) found that 84% of real estate professionals are using email to market their business and 85% are using social media. But only 34% are running offline events i.e. community forums and investor nights.

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