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James Oaksun: ‘Progress can be slow and not everything you do will be a touchdown pass’

The new agent is finding success in South Florida

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James Oaksun is a Realtor with Re/Max Preferred and writes the Broward Real Estate Geek blog.  Age: 54 and proud of it Degree, school (if applicable): BA Dartmouth College; MBA Cornell University Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida Social media: Website, Facebook, Twitter  What would you describe as your company's biggest victory since you joined it? That many of the top agents and broker-associates in town, who could easily hang their hats anywhere, work here. And that Re/Max Preferred is seen as one of the top companies in town. What's been the biggest obstacle your business has encountered, and how have you dealt with it? I came to Florida just two years ago, not really knowing that many people. I'd been here on vacations, coming from the northeast -- don't visit Maine in the winter! I knew it was going to take time and effort to get established, learn the market, become recognized. It really is starting a new business. There are upfront costs, and a "burn rat...