Alexander Green Broker/Realtor, Positive Realty Inc

What was your most interesting job before going into real estate? I have a background in construction and am a licensed construction supervisor.  I’ve seen a lot of questionable repairs done by the DIY homeowner

Where did you grow up? I grew up in Taunton, on the south shore

Growing up, what did you want to be? I always wanted to be a pilot, and I think I’ll probably still work toward getting my pilot’s license one day.

What do you do to relax when you’re stressed? A workout followed by a steam shower. I added one into my master bathroom during a renovation and do not regret it.

If you could meet any well-known figure (living or not), who would it be and why? I’d like to see what a day in the life of Elon Musk or Jeff Bezos is like. Is there actually work to do when you’re that rich?

What is Boston’s best-kept secret? That the best parts are on the outskirts!

What do you love most about the industry? I love seeing the different things people do to their homes, and helping a client find the one they want to make their own is really great.

How do you distinguish yourself from the crowd of agents? —±

What is the most difficult aspect of your job? Having to compete against so many multiple offer scenarios is so crushing for buyers. I hate having to tell them that another offer was chosen.

What’s your best advice for generating new leads? Never be a secret agent, tell everyone what you do.

What has been your greatest accomplishment? Starting my own brokerage has been a good achievement. Now it’s time to make it grow.

What are you binge-watching/reading/listening to lately? I have two young daughters so most of my media is kid themed.

What’s your favorite meal in Boston? I know it’s typical, but clam chowder is my favorite.

Architecturally speaking, what is your favorite building in Boston? Anything with old copper in that nice patina green color.

What’s the weirdest thing that’s ever happened to you on the job? I once had to do a showing in a bathing suit. I was at the beach when a client called and wanted to do a showing nearby. Not wanting her to miss the house, I showed up with sand still in my toes!

What’s one thing people are surprised to learn about you? That I keep trying to find new things to

What is your favorite vacation spot and why? Killington, Vermont for all the year round outdoor activities

In 10 words or less, what is your advice for someone new to the industry? Tell everyone what you do

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