Realtor Amalia Khachikian has been a top-producing real estate professional for the past 34 years. She joined Prudential in 2002—which was acquired by Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices in 2012—and formed her group, Team Amalia-K, in 2019. Amalia has lived locally for more than 42 years and is active in the community, volunteering for educational, professional and charitable organizations. She received the Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Circle Platinum Award and is ranked in the top 1% of Berkshire Hathaway agents.
Why did you choose a career in real estate?
I went into this field because I like to help people find their dream homes. I am proud to work with Berkshire Hathaway because of the company’s professionalism, and I especially love my office and the people I work with. We are like a family.
How do you encourage honest, open dialogue with your team members?
Remember that honesty is always the best policy. Stay positive. Lose the fear. Be consistent. Handle problems diligently.
How do you balance each day?
Finding balance is challenging, as this business is unpredictable. Every little gap of time I find, I try to accomplish another task. I fit it all in by keeping my tasks organized.
Tell us about a few of your passions.
Family is my priority, and I always find time for them no matter the circumstances. Spending time with family and friends is one of my favorite things to do. Playing with my grandkids gives me the utmost joy in life. I also love traveling and exploring new ideas and places. The sky is the limit!
What advice did you give your kids?
Be strong and don’t look back. Look forward and move on. Be grateful, be appreciative, and when you fall down, get back up no matter how bad it hurts.
Tell us your favorite quote.
“Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” — Rumi
What are some ways you stay grounded?
Staying positive, solving problems, keeping a good diet and exercising no matter what.
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