On-air persona Jo Lynch has hung up the headphones on a 21-year profession in radio to show her hand to promoting homes.
Whereas Ms Lynch’s has labored for stations around the globe, she was extra just lately the voice of Triple M Brisbane’s afternoon present, earlier than making a transfer to the Gold Coast the place she labored half time for the station at 92.5.
Not too long ago Ms Lynch, who’s a mum to 2 boys, joined the ranks of actual property company LJ Hooker, in its Coolangatta-Tweed workplace, with the foray into a brand new career marking her return to full-time work.
“I’m turning 40 this yr and I assumed, this would be the begin of the second half of my working life and I simply felt it was time for a change,” Ms Lynch stated.
“Radio was nice for me and my social life in my youthful years. I obtained to see lots of bands and go to some nice events, however I couldn’t see myself being within the business for an additional 20 years.”
“The choice to change careers was purely me desirous to problem myself and do one thing that I’ve been completely obsessive about for a very long time, which was actual property,” she stated.
“I’ve a real love for it and I can’t consider I didn’t embark on this years in the past. I’m loving the individuals I’m assembly, the properties I’m seeing, and the market we’re in proper now’s unimaginable.
“And it nonetheless permits me to be inventive, which is actually vital.”
Ms Lynch’s curiosity in property goes far past the skilled – it has been of private curiosity too, with the announcer and her companion Ryan Swierczewski shopping for, renovating and flipping a number of houses through the years, together with an house in Mermaid Seaside, a home in Elanora, after which Tugun.
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“We’re progressive in the best way that we take a look at our personal actual property. We strive to not get too connected to something as a result of that’s the recreation, you could have to have the ability to transfer on and up,” she stated.
It was in the course of the negotiation course of for her new waterfront dwelling in West Tweed Heads, which the couple bought in August final yr, that sparked Ms Lynch’s choice to pursue an actual property profession.
“After settlement, the agent we have been coping with rotated and stated to Ryan, ‘She must be in actual property’. So, I assumed why not – let’s do it,” she stated.
“I made a decision to get my actual property licence and it’s the perfect factor I ever did.”
Daniel Alexander, principal of the LJ Hooker Coolangatta Tweed, stated he was excited to have Ms Lynch as a part of the workforce.
“We’re actually excited to see Jo deliver her vibrant persona, in depth community and folks expertise to the business,” he stated.
“The exercise within the Tweed Heads market has by no means been stronger and with the assist of the LJ Hooker community, Jo is bound to hit the bottom operating.”