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Meet Danesha Ritzberg of Ritzberg Realty International in Smyrna

Today we’d like to introduce you to Danesha Ritzberg.

Danesha, can you briefly walk us through your story – how you started and how you got to where you are today.
I’d been working jobs and could never keep any of them or I’d quit. I wasn’t happy and I decided I needed something more fulfilling. I decided to get into real estate after failing the real estate exam five times. I didn’t give up. I worked for a couple of brokerages to begin with and got no help so I quit real estate. I decided to come back but this time does my research on which brokerage to choose. I decided on Keller Williams and it was the best decision of my life. I worked hard every day not making a penny. I lost my job and I told myself God is telling me something so I decided not to ever apply for a job again. I went ten months without making a penny and God provided all my needs. I don’t know how I would have gotten the money every month to take care of my needs without my faith. I knew if I got up every day and did what I was supposed to do God would make sure I was straight and that he did. I had to live with my friend, my son and I. Now I own my brokerage and I’m married with twins and a stepson. So I would say it all worked out. And now I’m laser focused because God told me that Ritzberg Realty will be a household name sooner than later and I believe that. P.S. I’ve not ever applied for a job again. 😊

Overall, has it been relatively smooth? If not, what were some of the struggles along the way?
No, it hasn’t been a smooth road at all. I thought that I’d wake up every day with a $10K check in my hand. Boy was I wrong. The hardest part is staying focused, on task and motivated when you have free range to do WHATEVER you want.

Please tell us about your business.
Ritzberg Realty is. Real estate brokerages. We specialize in residential real estate, we are known for getting people from bad credit to closing table and we are known for listing homes and selling them in less than two weeks. I’m most proud of Ritzberg Realty standing behind being able to help EVERYBODY. No one leaves from speaking with Ritzberg Realty without a plan. What sets Ritzberg Realty apart from others is our personal touch. We treat everyone like family and close friends. We call our clients RitzGang.

Any shoutouts? Who else deserves credit in this story – who has played a meaningful role?
Of course God first, my husband and my children just make want to always do better. Jackye Mumphry has been an amazing mentor she’s always been available to help me and answer any questions I may have. Diana Cooper my lender partner for keeping me motivated and laughing through this roller coaster ride we call real estate. I’d like to thank Nicole Varchetti for believing in me and pushing me to open a brokerage and introducing me to Ashley 😂. Ashley, Amelia and Heather for being an amazing support system for Ritzberg Realty and me without them I’d be all over the place 🤦🏾‍♀️. Also, club wealth for the amazing coaching. Last but not least all of my close friends and family y’all the day ones and always will be RitzGang.

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