How to stay together as a real estate couple

  • Couples in real estate (especially those who work together) are under similar pressures as couples in the medical world, the police force or fire services.
  • Real estate couples should make sure they agree on how much to share about their families on social media.
  • Real estate couples on the KW course agreed to carve out and protect family and couple time in the evenings, with the help of their teams.

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When Laura and Jason Berns first began working as The Berns Team in Pasadena, California, they didn’t initially have a system worked out to decide who would take the lead with which clients. “It was a tense situation,” said Laura. “It was confusing — we did not have that communication and a system.” Now, they do: If a client contacts one of them, that person takes the lead with that client. It’s alleviated the tension and helped Laura and Jason Berns function as a business and as a married couple.