Jeanne Wurzbacher became a licensed REALTOR® since 2017. She is a Hazen, ND native and graduated from the University of North Dakota with a degree in Psychology. She also attended North Dakota State University for Interior Design. She worked a special ed para, ran a home daycare and enjoyed being a stay-at-home mom, at times. She was just getting ready to go back to school to be a English teacher when she switched course and went into real estate. Jeanne lives in Fargo with her husband Brian and their children, Caden (15), Maddox (12) & Piper (7) and the family dog, Lola.
We interviewed Jeanne to learn a little more about her and here's what we learned:
First Job: I was a sandwich artist at Subway.
Favorite Color: Pink!
Obsessions/Hobbies/Cravings: Reading - LOVE my novels! Also love interior design and home improvement projects.
Favorite TV Show or Movie: I really don't watch TV, but if I did, it would be Fixer Upper. My favorite movies are Shawshank Redemption, Hotel Rwanda, Memoirs of a Geisha
Pet Peeve: Repetitive noises (pens tapping, chanting, etc.) but of course, it is ok when I do it!
Favorite Quote: If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change the way you think about it. ~ Mary Engelbreit
Favorite Charity: I have a soft spot for the ASPCA because I absolutely love ALL animals...and those darn Sarah McLachlan commercials get me every time.
If we had to describe you as a hashtag, what would it be? #onehashtagisnotenough #seriouslyfunny #chatterbox #iloveprettythingsandclever words #butfirstcoffee #lifesajourney #friendlyfunnyfierce #hockeymom
Favorite Client Story: I has a client who wanted "something with character" and so we looked at Craftsman homes, mid-century modern homes, sleek, sophisticated new construction, etc. We both have design backgrounds so we looked at everything and admired every detail. We looked at dozens of homes before we found just the right one. We had some good laughs along the way and I enjoyed every minute of it.
First real estate you purchased & do you still own it?: My starter home in Grand Forks. My husband and I purchased it in 2001. It was a 1960s rambler with green carpets, pink floral wallpaper, gold sparkled countertops and brassy, gold door knobs and light fixtures. We loved it! In the 11 years we lived there, we renovated every inch, inside and out. We sold it when we moved to Roseau, MN in 2012. It was hard to say goodbye.
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