First & Last Name Susan Buettner
Company LifeStyles Realty Group, Realty One Group Sterling
Title/Occupation Real Estate
Phone 402-235-8235
Tell us about your family. Our team is made up mostly of family members. Team leads Susan and Bill Buettner have 4 daughters and 3 grandsons. One of their daughters is a member of their team.
What would be the theme song of your life right now? “Don’t Stop Believing” by Journey
What are you currently reading or listening to?
I have several books I’m currently reading. Two auto-biographies and a few real estate related books.
What are you currently binge watching? Yellowstone and 1923
Best restaurant you’ve ever been to? I can’t remember the name but it was a small family restaurant tucked away in a neighborhood in Budapest, Hungary. They were amazing people and they cooked the most amazing food.
If you had to eat one meal every day for the rest of your life, what would it be? Not possible. I get tired of one thing way too easily.
Favorite place you’ve traveled? We’ve traveled to several places but we always go back to Las Vegas. You get to see people from everywhere while having the best food, drinks and entertainment.
What did you want to be when you grew up? An actress
Where are you from? Where did you go to school? Susan and Bill are both from Lexington, NE, where they started dating in high school. Went to college in Kearney and moved to Lincoln for Susan to attend Law School.
What is the most unique or interesting thing about you that most people probably don’t know? Susan was a practicing attorney for 15 years before moving into real estate. And had a toddler and a 2 month old baby when starting law school.
What’s the strangest thing you’ve ever done? Did I already use Law School as an answer?
What is your greatest talent that you don’t utilize in your daily work life? Musician
If you could have a super power, what would it be? To know how to ask the perfect question.
When you’re not working, how do you enjoy spending your time? Traveling or spending time with friends and family at our home.
Who is someone who’s made a big impact on your life? Why? We both had high school teachers that made us feel worthy and sparked our interest in learning.
If you could trade places with anyone for a day, who would it be and why? We’re good.
If you could have dinner with one famous person from the past or present, who would it be? Thurgood Marshall
What do you/did you love the most about your job? The independence of it all.
What experiences and past roles have led you to where you are today? Susan’s legal and Bill’s military careers.
What career advice do you live by? Who gave it to you? Your success isn’t based on luck. It’s based on hard work and gratitude.
If you could collaborate with anyone, who would it be? Why? Too many to list.
What’s one skill you’d like to develop or sharpen this year? Clarity
What are your future goals and aspirations for your career? Growth in our company that includes providing value added products to the community.
How long have you been a member of HBAL? 2 months.
How has your career benefited from being a member of HBAL? Still learning but we really appreciate all the resources.
What is your favorite HBAL event and why? Home show. We appreciate the opportunity to meet new people and hear about new ideas. It’s a one stop shop for collaboration and learning.
Any tips or advice for new HBAL members? Take advantage of as many of the trainings and gatherings as possible.

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