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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Pasadena And Southern California 818.516.4393

It doesn't matter what "works" for others but what works best for you.  Good luck discovering.  

Oct 01, 2021 03:13 AM
Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
CEO of Vision Drive Realty - Coastal San Diego

My favorite time of the day is sunrise - I'm up at 5:00AM most days naturally, 6:00AM if I sleep in from being out late the night before. I'm in bed by 10:00PM though 90% of the time.

I also quit work by 6PM most evenings and I'm most effective between 6:00AM - 2:00PM so I schedule accordingly.

Been like that for 24 years, every since my son was born.

But, you have to do you - not what others do. Model them if they have success, but be you. You have no idea what their private life looks like, only the public one.

Sep 30, 2021 09:54 PM
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Sorry, but I'm not a fan of publicly broadcasting my schedule, for security purposes.  My day is full and I get stuff done.  That's what counts.

Sep 30, 2021 09:45 PM
Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400
HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400 - Pikesville, MD
Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome

Curious to know what time does that agent stop working each day. We all have to find what works best. Good to see you on AR TU LE 

Sep 30, 2021 09:30 PM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

It's not so much when you get up and go to bed but what you get accomplished while you are working. Different people work different schedules that fit their lifestyle and personality!

Sep 30, 2021 09:41 PM
Shayne Stone
HomeSmart - Fulshear, TX
"Your Rock Solid Choice Realtor" RETIRED

I don't have any special time to start the day. My day starts when my eye lids' are open. But I am a true believer in working my business, not my business working me! LOL

Oct 01, 2021 05:55 AM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate (435) 632-9374 - St. George, UT
St. George Utah Area Residential Sales Agent

I arise with the sunrise and apprise with my eyes. 🌞 Do what works for you TU LE! 

Oct 01, 2021 05:44 AM
Ernie Steele
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Homesale Realty - Lebanon, PA

Most days I have my emails taken care of before 6AM...I also DO NOT answer my phone before 8AM or after 8PM M-F and have done that for the last 16+ years.

Oct 01, 2021 05:36 AM
Brian England
Ambrose Realty Management LLC - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

I usually wake up between 4-5 a.m. but I am also early to sleep between 8-9 a.m.  By the time 7 p.m. rolls around, my body and mind are very tired from all the work, haha.

Oct 01, 2021 05:15 AM
Kat Palmiotti
eXp Commercial, Referral Divison - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

I'm up at 5am, but don't use an alarm clock. So if I happen to get up a bit later or earlier, it's all good. Today I woke up at 4:40am but didn't get up until 4:55am.

Oct 01, 2021 04:36 AM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Prop. Mgr, Wenatchee, WA

I've turned into an early bird but I'm in bed early too.

Oct 01, 2021 04:03 AM
Alan May
Jameson Sotheby's International Realty - Evanston, IL
An offer you can't refuse!

If that's what it takes to be successful, I'd rather be UNsuccessful.  You have to maintain a balance between quality of life, time spent with family and friends and work.

Starting at 5:15 in the morning, would mean that I'd have to go to sleep by 9:00 at night.  Just not gonna work.

Oct 01, 2021 06:51 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Up at 4am every morning of the week... at my desk by 6am. 

Oct 01, 2021 04:33 AM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Jeff Dowler, CRS and I are on the same page. Do what works for you and makes you the most productive.

Oct 01, 2021 04:10 AM
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate Services

For a period of time, I got up at 4 am.  The practice of doing that had to do with meditation.  I meditated for 1-2 hours. Following that was 1-hour workout. Starting my day after meditating (taking care of my heart and soul) and then taking care of my body, is so empowering. 

Along with that, I eliminated toxic people and avoided negative things (not only people but movies, tv shows, etc.)

Find what works for you.  That is what is truly most important. 


Oct 01, 2021 07:12 AM
Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

Yeah my day starts at the witching hour, and the first hour or two are just for me. Business #1 starts way before the sun comes up, I have half a day in before business #2 starts ringing phones. That's why when the sun goes over the yardarm, I'm shutting it down and if you call me at night you'll get your response before you wake up in the morning. Everyone has their own way of doing business, this is mine and it's worked for me for a good while now. 😎

Oct 01, 2021 06:14 AM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

It varies, some days it is 4-4:30, then it could be 6:00.   I only work after 2 cups of coffee though.

Oct 01, 2021 05:42 AM
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

I am behaving more like my parents everyday.
Early to bed, early to rise.
My rise time is 2 hours before sunrise. The reason is I don't want to be running with the sun is up. In 30 minutes can get really hot.
I shoot for 6 hours of sleep but when one reaches the aget to receive those AARP mailings we settle for 4 continuous hours. Like you, I find 4 continuos hours to be 'not that bad.'
Early risers get more done before 9 am than others can do all day. A fresh day, fresh coffee....that is my most creative time when a YES mentality leads to amazing things.

Oct 01, 2021 04:44 AM
John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA

I frequently find myself waking up between 3-4 am. I go back to sleep.

Oct 01, 2021 08:02 AM
Don Baker
Lane Realty - Eatonton, GA
Lake Sinclair Specialist

I get up about 6 regularly, but real estate for me is only when my wife has overflow at her office and needs me on the weekends when they are busy.

Oct 01, 2021 07:40 AM
Lyn Sims
Schaumburg, IL
Real Estate Broker Retired

Well let's just say not me ......

Oct 01, 2021 06:56 AM
Ray Henson
eXp Realty of California, Inc. (lic. #01878277) - Elk Grove, CA

I usually get up about 5 or 530, but start work around 7 or 730.  3 am is a time I never want to see on the clock...EVER! 😂

Oct 01, 2021 08:50 AM
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

This is a very important question for many reasons. We all need correct & adequate rest so that the body may bring itself current & make repairs as well as monitor itself. Now as to time, it is so precious because it has not only been rationed out but is not guranteed in any way. Finally, the balance of life must be applied. With much to do, we allot time & circumstances to play, work, explore. We keep score using "satisfaction" & results. For now, & subject to change as I deem proper: 5:00 a.m. rise & shine. 8:00 p.m. reading until 9:00 p.m. with beddy bye beckoning. Life is good & wonderful

Oct 01, 2021 06:48 AM
Anna "Banana" Kruchten
HomeSmart Real Estate - Phoenix, AZ

No not a chance I'd be getting up at 5 or 6 am on a regular basis.  What counts is working smarter not longer hours.

Oct 01, 2021 09:59 AM
Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

3:00AM sounds like indentured servitude.  No, thank you!  😄

Oct 01, 2021 09:54 AM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Select the hours that work the best for you. If you want to walk for an hour and have time to shower and have breakfast before getting to the office by 8, you need to be an early riser.

Oct 01, 2021 08:43 AM
Debe Maxwell, CRS
Savvy + Company (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC

We are all wired differently so, I say, You do you, Tu Lu!

Oct 03, 2021 01:29 PM
Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

between 2 and 3 is generally when I go to bed.  I'm a night owl type, not a morning person at ALL!

Oct 03, 2021 12:07 PM
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


What works for some does not work for others.  And I am in full agreement with Michael Jacobs and Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA 

Oct 01, 2021 08:10 PM
Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089
Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers - Haiku, HI
Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info

When I get up it's 3:00 am somewhere.  Don't judge yourself by others or you'll never be satisfied.

Oct 01, 2021 05:17 PM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

It is a good time to gather your thoughts and focus, hopefully you are still awake and alert when the rest of the world gets going.

Oct 01, 2021 12:36 PM
Tony Lewis
Summit Real Estate Group - Valencia, CA
Summit Real Estate Group Valencia & Aliso Viejo

7:30 AM

Oct 01, 2021 09:48 AM
sandy straley
Rindlesbach Homes - Salt Lake City, UT
Selling Homes for over 40 Years

I am ready to work by 9:am. . .usually up between 530 -6am

Oct 06, 2021 04:42 PM
Evelyn M Epperson
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Johns Creek, GA
A Tradition Of [Excellence, Trust & Service]

I agree with Michael Jacobs!  It really depends on what works best for you and what you are willing to work at.   I am not getting up at 3 am either as I would be a grumpy person all day!!!

Oct 03, 2021 01:58 PM