1015: This New Agent Closed $5 Million for His First Deal! – Blake Hill

January 20, 2022

While many agents start small, there’s no limit to what you can do in real estate. Today’s guest, Blake Hill, was working toward closing a $5 million deal before he had access to the MLS! Hear how Blake hustled as a newly licensed agent and made major moves for his first client. Blake also shares some of his favorite moments from the show, offers advice on accomplishing goals, and gives valuable tips on finding clients.

Listen to today’s show and learn:

  • Aaron and Blake’s bet [1:40]
  • The Maui real estate market [2:54]
  • Short-term rental restrictions in Hawaii [3:58]
  • How to work with a varied clientele [8:00]
  • Blake’s start in real estate [10:56]
  • Blake’s first real estate deal [15:15]
  • Planting seeds with potential clients as a new agent [16:02]
  • Keeping the client in focus and closing the deal [20:18]
  • Some of Blake’s favorite parts from the podcast [23:09]
  • Meditating on gratitude for success [25:23]
  • Advice on accomplishing your goals with visualization [29:15]
  • How Blake got on Real Estate Rockstars [37:35]
  • Blake’s plans for 2022 [42:39]
  • How to connect with Blake Hill [44:26]

Blake Hill

Blake Hill is often thought of as a quiet person. Put a strong cup of good coffee in him and he becomes a chatter box. Although quiet on the surface his brain is always engaged and bounces from thought to thought. If you ask him his greatest accomplishment in life. It would be his role as Dad. Blake has two amazing children. He has spent countless hours flying on airplanes and traveling the world with his pro-surfer son. They have chased waves from California to Europe, Mexico, Indonesia, Japan, Australia and countless other destinations. He’s the proud dad of a daughter who’s strong and independent with a passion for dance.
Blake’s professional life began in the movie business doing lighting for movies and TV shows. During this time period he would balance working on set with cultivating his passion for writing. His day would typically begin at 3am. He honed his craft for writing screenplays while also working on the set of movies. Over the years he amassed a collection of ten screenplays and a children’s book along with having his poetry published many times.

Once his children were born he chose to quit the movie business and focus on his kids. This was truly an amazing time in his life and a true gift from the universe. He is truly grateful to have had so much time with his children while they were growing up.

There’s an adventurous spirit that lives within his soul. He’s been riding motorcycles since he could walk. He’s raced motocross, hare n’ hounds and spent days riding across the Mojave Desert and camping under the stars. His rides across the USA have taken him through blizzards, tornadoes, and across the Arctic circle.

His passion for life was dimmed one day when he encountered a stroke. It was as if a light switch had been turned off. This experience was beyond humbling and fueled his passion for living even more. He’s not only physically strong but he’s mentally fit. The stroke tested his will and mental fortitude. He kept the event private with only a few friends knowing about his mental capacity. He was challenged by the everlasting question of; how are you feeling? His focus was on healing and getting his memory back. He didn’t want the constant reminder of what had happened. His physical self is truly one hundred percent. His mental self is challenged occasionally with loss of memory. He is extremely grateful to be where he is today on a physical, emotional and spiritual level.

Blake’s typical day begins at 4am with an awesome cup of coffee, splashed with cream while spending some quiet time with his two dogs. He works out with free weights, resistance bands, hikes with his dogs and tries to surf every day. He believes that keeping active mentally and physically is the key to happiness. He’s 55 years old and with each and every wave he surfs, he strives to ride the next one better than the last. He truly feels blessed for his amazing life.

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