Successfully selling real estate since 1977, John's success is evidenced by his induction into the Circle of Legends coterie. He joined RE/MAX in 1985, during a challenging, high interest rate market. Nonetheless, he managed to double his income within two years. 98% of his business is referred, and he notes that it's a great benefit to be working in the community where he grew up and is well known and connected. His parents taught him the importance of honesty and keeping a positive attitude, and also that a little humor can get you through just about anything. John's motivation is fueled by his family obligations. Family is important, says John, and he credits achieving a good balance between his family and career as his greatest accomplishment.