Michelle Burston - REMAX

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Michelle Burston
I am a born and bred Palmerston North girl and have been with my husband, Ed, for over 33 years. We have 3 sons in the 19 to 22 age group and my main priority in life is my family. Sport has played a huge part in our lives and over the years we have enjoyed basketball, indoor netball and touch rugby and followed our boys during their representative soccer days. Prior to working in Real Estate, my working background was primarily in the fields of communication and customer service and that experience enabled me to effectively relate to and communicate with my client database. I am a "people person" and love watching the dreams of others come true. So, I began work in the Real Estate Industry in 2003, as a personal assistant for my dad, Les Downes, who at that time was already an established Agent. In more recent times, however, we have been working as business partners. It has been fantastic working with dad who has a reputation for honesty and integrity and is so well respected around the city. In the latter stages of 2016, dad informed me that it was time for him to retire and tick off some items on his bucket list. So, time to go it alone and to put my individual "spin" on how my future business will develop. I've got heaps of ideas and it's really exciting to be running my own business under the RE/MAX banner. RE/MAX has over 100,000 Sales Associates world-wide, operates in over 90 countries, and is still growing!