Real Estate Agents

Sheila Bonenfant Celebrates Her 20 Year Anniversary at Coldwell Banker Plourde Real Estate

Sheila M. Bonenfant, an associate broker with Coldwell Banker Plourde Real Estate, recently celebrated her 20th year with the company. She was treated to dinner by Don and Irene Plourde and was presented with an iPad Air at a sales meeting.

Sheila received her real estate license while living in Las Vegas, Neveda in 1992. In 1994, she and her husband Don returned to Maine and she joined the team at Plourde Real Estate.

She has earned her ABR, CRS and GRI designations over the years. She says real estate was a midlife career change for her and she has never looked back. Over the past 22 years, Sheila has helped hundreds of buyers to realize a piece of the American Dream and has helped hundreds of sellers to reach their goals as well.

Sheila is a member of the Maine Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors. She is also a member of the Northern Kennebec Valley Association of Realtors where she serves on both the education and grievance committee.

Sheila can be reached on her direct line at 660-4027.

Life As A Realtor...Over Glorified or Not?

pamI cant tell you how many times I am asked, Isnt it great to be able to spend your days looking at ALL those houses?! I think over the years, people have come to a conclusion that jumping from property to property, and seeing beautiful homes, is what makes up this job called a Real Estate Associate. Lets put this career into a Recipe shall we? Ingredients: Time, patience, knowledge of all types of legal humbo-jumbo, accounting background, therapist, positive attitude that does NOT have an off button, continuous smile, 4 wheel drive vehicle, laptop, cell phone, professional attire, computer knowledge, GPS, able to work nights-weekends-holidays STILL holding that continuous smile, an endless supply of coffee and Tylenol. Preparation: Mix all the above into your lifestyle, separate them so you can achieve at least 5 hours of sleep per day, keep an open mind of what is to come, and get ready for an over the top rewarding career with countless rewards! In closing, this recipe should be tried by anyone who cant say each day, I love my job and today is going to be another wonderful day!

Written by: Pam Natole, Realtor at Coldwell Banker Plourde Real Estate