Bob Crane,  Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671 (Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified)

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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Born in the Black Hills of SD, lived in Wisconsin since a young child except for work related travels that have taken me to most of the western states and about a dozen eastern states.


Jul 12, 2015 11:05 AM
June Piper-Brandon
Coldwell Banker Realty - Columbia, MD
Creating Generational Wealth Through Homeownership

This is like the sound off.  I'm originally from a little tiny town (well not even a town) outside North Bay, Ontario in Canada called Nipissing.  I was born the only child of Hector and Barbara Piper.  I couldn't wait to leave home!!  I wanted an education and I wanted to travel and I got both.  I went to University at Wilfrid Laurier in Waterloo, Ontario and upon graduating I went overseas and went to University of Manchester in England and travelled Europe and the Middle East, returned to Waterloo for a while until I was working for Coldwell Banker Peter Benninger Realty in Kitchener, Ontario when love bit me and I moved to the Baltimore area in 1997.  I've been here every since!!  

Jul 13, 2015 05:52 AM
Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

I am an Army Brat so I am really from no where- I was born at Fort Benning GA (or Columbus GA since ironically the Office of Personnel Management did not accept Ft Benning as a place to be born!) - my dad retired from the Army when I was going into middle school and we eventually ended up in DC when he became a professor at Catholic University.  I went to high school here in Dc, went away to college and came back from law school. After that I never left - Now I live in Bethesda - just over the DC line, but I still think of myself as a DC girl and I love the DC market. 

Jul 12, 2015 11:59 AM
Kim Johnson
Signature Realty Inc. - Coral Springs, FL
Selling South Florida

I am originally from western PA and now living in South Florida. We ended up here because my husband took a job here. Before that we were in Virginia, California (twice) Oklahoma, Texas (two different cities), South Dakota while hubby was in the Air Force! And all this moving has taught me that the grass is not greener on the other side! 

Jul 12, 2015 11:13 AM
Richard Robibero, e-Pro, ABR, SRS
Panorama R.E. Limited - Toronto, ON
Selling Your Home as if it were My Own!

Born and raised in Toronto Canada. I will never leave.

Jul 12, 2015 10:21 PM
Jim Crawford
Long & Foster - Fredericksburg, VA
Jim Crawford Broker Associate Fredericksburg VA

Originally from Brooklyn NY worked at American Banknote printed stocks, bonds, and foreign banknotes and securities – moved to Washington DC area in 1980’s printed money at Bureau of Engraving and Printing and served on the executive board of Union for 5 years.  Moved to Atlanta in 1992 after disability retirement.  Worked in real estate here until 2010 – then back to Wash DC in real estate MD & VA and then back again to Atlanta. Our business is mostly Internet based so it does not matter where we live.  It’s the gypsy in me!

Jul 12, 2015 10:06 PM
John McCormack, CRS
Albuquerque Homes Realty - Albuquerque, NM
Honesty, Integrity, Results, Experienced. HIRE Me!

I am from Alabama.  Moved to Albuquerque NM in 2003.  Met John online and moved to be with him.... The rest is history.

Debbie ~ 

Jul 12, 2015 09:14 PM
Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

Eatonton, GA and Eatonton GA.  I was born here as was my father and his father and his father.  I have 7 generations buried locally.  My family has been in this area since before America was a country. Both my mom and dad's family had direct ancestors that fought in the revolutionary war. 

I'm married to a nomad, but I settled him down.  He's been here for 15 years and prior to that never lived anywhere longer than 4 years. 

Jul 12, 2015 02:08 PM
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate Services

I am from right here in Silicon Valley, California.  I'm still here because I never left.

Jul 12, 2015 12:18 PM
Stefan Winter
Real Estate in IL & NV | Owner of Real Estate Web Tech | Daily Vlogger - Las Vegas, NV
Owner - Winter Group & Real Estate Web Tech

Born & raised in Germany, spent my time now between Chicago & Las Vegas. Currently working out of Las Vegas on a fun real estate project.

Jul 12, 2015 12:14 PM
Frank Rubi
Frank Rubi Real Estate, LLC - Metairie, LA

Born and raised in New Orleans. The only time I have left New Orleans was serving in the Army. Proud Who Dat!

Jul 12, 2015 12:00 PM
Chris and Dick Dovorany
Homes for Sale in Naples, Bonita Springs and Estero, Florida - Naples, FL
Broker/Associate at Premiere Plus Realty

Racine, Wisconsin.  Moved to Naples Florida in 2000 when we sold our aluminum die cast foundry.

Jul 12, 2015 11:47 AM
Debbie Gartner
The Flooring Girl - White Plains, NY
The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers

I'm originally from Westchester County, NY (right outside NYC) and I'm now back here again.

But, in between, I was in college in NH, then DC for 2 yrs, then Chicago for B-school (2 yrs), then Cincinnati working at P&G for 5 yrs, then back to this area...but technically in Stamford, CT (one county over) for 3 yrs.

Jul 12, 2015 11:26 AM
Joan Whitebook
BHG The Masiello Group - Nashua, NH
Consumer Focused Real Estate Services

I am an OKIE from Tulsa... Then off to college in Tucson Arizona...25 years In San Francisco and now in New Hampshire.  Loved SF..Moved when husband was transfered to NH....  Left my heart in SF. 

Jul 19, 2015 12:39 PM
Susan Emo
Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage - Kingston, ON
Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area

I was born and raised in Kingston, ON. Canada.  Moved to Montreal, Quebec for 5 years, then on to Kihei, Maui which I loved LOVED!  Met my husband on a trip to Ireland and lived 10 years in Belfast, Northern Ireland.  Now we're back in Kingston, ON again!  Who says you can't go home again?

Jul 15, 2015 09:31 AM
Kathleen Luiten
Resort and Second-Home Specialist - Princeville, HI
Kauai Luxury Ocean Home Sales

First I was a California girl, growing up in the Hancock Park area of Los Angeles then college at UC San Diego then up to the SF Bay Area for work (consulting and life coach). Moved to Kauai in 2004 because it was my dream and am living here happily-ever-after. 

Jul 15, 2015 07:50 AM
John Nelson
West USA Realty - Forest Lakes, AZ
Your Valley to Mountain Connection

If "from" means where did I grow up, that was the rural midwest.  But I have been in Arizona for 40 years.  Career brought me here, but we love it and will spend the rest of our days in sunny Arizona.  We enjoy both the desert and the mountains.  That is why my real estate identifier is "Your Valley to Mountain Connection."

Jul 13, 2015 01:44 PM
Evelyn M Epperson
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Johns Creek, GA
A Tradition Of [Excellence, Trust & Service]

I was born in Orlando Fl. and moved with my family to Duluth, Ga when I was 10 and I am still in Ga.  I live 12 miles from the home I grew up in.

Jul 13, 2015 09:51 AM
Paul McFadden
Responsive Pest Control - Seattle, WA
Pest Control, Seattle, WA.

I am from a smaller town in Eastern Washington. I miss that side of the mountains very much. I am settled here with family and have lots of friends although it's my intention to move that way in about 10 years.

Jul 13, 2015 07:08 AM
Ernie Steele
Lebanon, PA

I've lived in Lebanon, PA in SouthCentral Pennsylvania my whole life (65+ years) except for the first 6 weeks of my existence (born in Sunbury, PA).

Jul 13, 2015 04:09 AM
Jennifer Provencio
San Diego County and Central Valley - Oceanside, CA
The Reverse Mortgage Speciailist

I am from Fresno, California. I have never left. I am still here. I have had opportunity to leave many times, but we have such an amazing church with a great Christian school. Therefore, we have decided to stay for a while longer in the pit, I mean valley, of California. :)

Jul 13, 2015 02:25 AM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Bob- I was born and raised in Houston, TX and lived there until I was 37 when Larry and I moved to Delray Beach for his work. (Homebuilding) We moved back to Houston for a short time, then back to Florida where we bought the home next door to where we used to live, then to Leesburg VA always for work.  During some of that time, we commuted between Orlando and Delray, also because of work.  

We chose Delray Beach for our retirement for the weather and we knew that we would could always get people to visit us in Florida. 

Jul 13, 2015 01:30 AM
Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi
NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656 - New Lenox, IL
708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience

I was born/raised in Manhattan, IL .. as was my wife.  I was the city kid .. she the farm kid.  Both of our families have been in this area for generations.

When Marilyn and I married, we moved to another small town within the Lincoln-Way Area .. Mokena.  We lived there (2 different homes) and raised our 2 boys there.  When they had graduated and had gone out on their own, we downsized to a new home in Lockport (just miles away) ... which is where we have lived for 13 years now.  I've served Chicagoland/IL homeowners and homebuyers my entire business life ... almost 38 years ...


Jul 13, 2015 01:12 AM
Captain Wayne - Rowlett Real Estate School
Rowlett Real Estate School - Panama City, FL
Rowlett Real Estate School / Owner and Instructor

I'm from Indiana, I have lived all over the United States. Settled on a small farm in Bonifay Florida to be closer to our kids.

Jul 12, 2015 11:45 PM
Chris Lima
Turtle Reef Realty - Port St Lucie, FL
Local or Global-Allow me to open doors for you.

I am originally from Massachusetts(Fall River) and currently I reside in Florida.  I have been here for over a decade.  Prior to my move here I lived in Rhode Island, California and Wisconsin.  I think I am settled but who knows?  Great question!

Jul 12, 2015 10:35 PM
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Happily Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

I'm originally from Franklin MA and I've left the town only to attend College.... returned to teach here and now real estate.... my father (passed away now) was born and raised in Franklin and my grandparents came from Armenia and settled in Franklin MA.... yup, I have strong roots here...

Jul 12, 2015 10:26 PM
Amy Hahn
Pine Knoll Shores Realty - Morehead City, NC
Realtor/Broker - Crystal Coast, NC

Born and Raised in North Alabama, then on to the Crystal Coast of North Carolina.  Lived in Springfield, Missouri for a year and from there, I lived and worked in Yellowstone Nat'l Park in the summers and Everglades Nat'l Park in the winters for a few years.  Met my husband, settled down in Naples, Florida, had a baby and returned home to the Crystal Coast in 2005.... Now I think I am HOME!

Jul 12, 2015 10:25 PM
Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
Full Service Full Time Realtor

I was born in Washington DC, first lived in Cherrydale VA, then Vienna VA in Fairfax county, then Sterling VA in Loudoun county, then Lovettsville VA n Loudoun county.

Jul 12, 2015 09:51 PM
Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

I am from Port Arthur TX about 100 miles east of Houston.  Most of my adult life I lived in the Houston area. I moved to Dallas in 2007 to get married.  She would not leave Dallas.

Jul 12, 2015 09:29 PM
Joe Petrowsky
Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709 - Manchester, CT
Your Mortgage Consultant for Life

Good morning Bob. As you know, I was not born in this country, came here at 5. My parents purchased a dairy farm, which I still own, so it is all about living in a rural area for us. We built a home about 20 minutes away.

Make it a great week!

Jul 12, 2015 08:05 PM
Curtis Evans
Cabin Realty LLC/ USA, Licensed in Louisiana - Golden Meadow, LA

I am from Memdenhall Ms and I beleive I am where God wants me to be at this time in my life .

Jul 12, 2015 07:50 PM
TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc.
Complete Home Inspections, Inc. - Brentwood, TN
Home Inspectons - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029

 Good Monday morning Bob. I have been a traveling salesman as I have been all over. I have finally settled here in the Nashville area.

Jul 12, 2015 06:52 PM
Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

Great questions! Thanks for asking;) I'm from Ukraine. I live in Los Angeles and I moved here about 10 years ago with my family.

Jul 12, 2015 03:39 PM
Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

i am originally from South Florida moved to Middle TN and then to Clarksville where I met my husband. He is from here.

Jul 12, 2015 12:54 PM
Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert
Zion Realty - Gilbert, AZ
Broker/Owner of Zion Realty

I am from Michigan and I moved to Arizona to get away from two things: My parents, and the bad crowd I had surrounded myself with. By the way, most of that bad crowd is still in the same area doing the same things living the same life. I knew that would happen to me if I didn't get out of there. 

Jul 19, 2015 01:40 AM
Karen Fiddler, Broker/Owner
Karen Parsons-Fiddler, Broker 949-510-2395 - Mission Viejo, CA
Orange County & Lake Arrowhead, CA (949)510-2395

Born in LA...moved to Houston, Dallas, Costa Mesa, San Francisco and Chicago...all before I was 5. Then we moved to Mission Viejo, CA. Before buying my home here, I went to college in Illinios, lived in Laguna Beach, Santa Barbara and Valley Forge, PA. 

So there you was in sales back when that meant you moved a lot. 

Jul 19, 2015 01:02 AM
Marte Cliff
Marte Cliff Copywriting - Priest River, ID
Your real estate writer

My roots are right here. My great-grandparents homesteaded just a few miles from where I live now - back in 1891. I left for college, but stayed in Idaho. Also spent one winter in Arizona after our house burned in 1985, but this is home and probably always will be. 

Jul 19, 2015 12:44 AM
Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

I am a diplomat brat(if there is such a thing). I have lived in many countries including Africa. Reared in New York (UN), studied in mid-west.

Came to California for jobs. While working on PC bios it was easy to freeze the development so David Bradley came up with  Ctrl+Alt+Delete

The rest is history.

I call Silicon Valley my home lived in the same (rural then) home over 30+ years.

Jul 19, 2015 12:14 AM
Charita Cadenhead
eXp Realty - Birmingham, AL
Serving Jefferson and Shelby Counties (Alabama)

I'm from Detroit, MI and I came to Birmingham, AL in 1982 on vacation,  it's turned out to be a 33 year vacation.

Jul 18, 2015 10:00 PM
Gary L. Waters Broker Associate, Bucci Realty
Bucci Realty, Inc. - Melbourne, FL
Eighteen Years Experience in Brevard County

I was born and raised in Florida.  Spent twenty years in the Navy and came back as health-care administrator in 1996.  As for real estate...another story!

Jul 18, 2015 09:36 PM
Sheila Anderson
Referral Group Incorporated - East Brunswick, NJ
The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133

Good morning Bob. I am originally from Philadelphia, a neat city I never lived in as an adult.

Jul 18, 2015 09:33 PM
Chanda Kea
Kea Interiors - McKinney, TX
"Unlocking Your Home's Potential"

Born in Fort Hood, Texas but reside in Cedar Hill, Texas right outside of Dalllas. I am currently building my small business here.

Jul 16, 2015 06:25 AM
William Feela
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Saul Centre, Minnesota.  WE moved a lot following work for my dad.  In between moving we did some farming also.

I am where ai am right now because a series of life events.

Jul 15, 2015 08:23 AM
Claude Labbe
RLAH / @properties - Washington, DC
Realty for Your Busy Life

Montreal, then NH (where I learned to speak English just at the cusp of age such that I don't have a French accent); back to Montreal...because, c'mon it's a great town.  Work took me to Boston, where I stayed for 10 years, fell in love with the place (hope that's where they leave my ashes), until work again made me relocate to DC.  Check back in 15-20, still expecting to be here, though...yes, Boston would be so neat.

Jul 20, 2015 03:07 PM
Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Real Estate
John L Scott Market Center - Birkenfeld, OR
"Your Local Expert!" 503-755-2905

I'm originally from Buffalo. Moved LOTS to VA, PA, WV, PA (again for the 3rd time) and then put my sights on moving West Young Girl. 

At the age of 23, knowing only one person, I moved to Oregon with no job and no place to live. Never looked back! 

Jul 20, 2015 03:06 AM