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About Sue Stires

Susan (Sue) Stires epitomizes integrity, energy, and hard-work and creative service in every detail of your real estate transaction. Sue grew up in Iowa and started her sales habit at the early age of 11 selling popcorn in the local theater and then moving on to the Ben Franklin Five and Ten. After attending Westmar College in LeMars, IA, Sue was recruited by Olan Mills Photography Studios, where she spent the next 40+ years. During this time, Sue managed sales and marketing teams throughout the USA and spent over 10 years in the development of Olan Mills in the United Kingdom. In 2009, Sue took a huge industry leap into real estate sales and joined Watson Realty Corp in St Augustine Beach after an illustrious and fulfilling career with Olan Mills.

Sue interviewed several brokers with the big franchise companies, Sue chose Watson because of their reputation, size and because they are a family-owned corporation. Sue, her husband Dean, and Spike (cock-a-poo), Jake (cock-a-poo) and Harry (golden doodle) live in beautiful St Augustine and are the proud parents of four children and many grandchildren. They are sports car enthusiasts and are particularly Mustang fans. If there is a car show around, you will see Sue and Dean in their 2017 Shelby GT350 Five words you can count on from Sue Stires are love, integrity, commitment, passion and fun.

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Risks And Rewards Of Selling Your Home Without A Realtor

Risks And Rewards Of Selling Your Home Without A Realtor

From the perspective of a home buyer, the position of a real estate agent can seem unjustified in its existence. Why in the world would you pay someone 6% commission on the total sale price of your home, just so that they can set up a couple signs in the yard and do some paperwork? On the face of it, it seems utterly preposterous; why not just sell your home without a ...

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The Do’s And Don’ts Of The Real Estate Code Of Ethics

The Do’s And Don’ts Of The Real Estate Code Of Ethics

In the real estate business, it’s no secret that flexible morals have had a presence in the field since the very beginning. Whether it’s real estate agents that conceal vital information to make the deal go through or real estate developers cutting corners on multi-million dollar housing projects, this business has a reputation for being less-than-reputable. ...

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How A Good Bio Can Kickstart Your Real Estate Career

How A Good Bio Can Kickstart Your Real Estate Career

As a real estate agent, it’s no secret that marketing is the key to good sales numbers. You’re not just selling real estate; you’re selling yourself. How you are perceived as a professional is the most important, most crucial and most notable aspect of your job. Regardless which region you live in, what type of real estate you sell or what you do in ...

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Real Estate Niche: Green Homes

Real Estate Niche: Green Homes

Life in the 21st century is coming with some very welcome changes. Nowadays, it’s becoming more approachable to have a lifestyle that allows you to live more harmoniously with your environment. We're heading towards a much broader path towards sustainability. People are looking into what a sustainable lifestyle would ask of them, and what changes they would have ...

How Your Appearance Affects Your Sales

How Your Appearance Affects Your Sales

As a real estate professional, you’ve probably heard one person or another talk about “dressing for success” while they show you their new watch or tailored suit. This expression is used broadly in a lot of different ways, but in the world of real estate it actually holds a lot more meaning than you might imagine. A crucial aspect of working as a ...

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