Allison Smookler | Featured Agent

Allison Smookler 

Allison Smookler

Hometown:

Right here in Denver, Colorado!

What Is One Special Thing About the Place You Grew Up?

Being a 3rd generation native Coloradoan, one of the most special things is getting to experience the same places that the two generations before me got to experience! The same schools, restaurants, landmarks, etc. It is also so amazing to meet people that know my family from way back in the day! Oh, and the snowcapped mountains… they’re pretty special too.

What Was You First Job?

Serving frozen yogurt at I Can’t Believe It’s Yogurt

Hobbies:

Re-learning to ski as an adult, attending Broncos games (proud season ticket holder), hiking, bike riding and walking around the city, the occasional Netlfix binge, travelling with and without my kiddo, exploring Denver’s expanding food scene with friends.

Describe Yourself In 5 Words:

Funny, loyal, quick-witted, driven, problem-solver

What Was Your Favorite Halloween Costume?

This year I found matching costumes for me and my daughter, so though it hasn’t happened yet… this year’s costume is my favorite!

Favorite Colorado Past-time:

Camping in my teardrop trailer

Favorite Place to Grab a Drink:

Anywhere with a good margarita

One Unusual Thing About You:

I graduated top of my class in statistic from college (I mean, there were only two of us, but I did beat him).

In What Ways Are You Involved in Your Community?

I am on the board of a local charity that helps single parents keep their homes in safe living condition (www.BeTheGift.com). My daughter and I also bake cookies and distribute them at the homeless day shelter near our house.

Who Inspires You?

I like to gain bits of inspiration from many people around me. My mother and grandmother inspired me to be a strong independent woman.  My dad inspired me to create a strong financial future for myself. My daughter inspires me to be tenacious and never give up. I am inspired by those that aren’t afraid to stand up for what they believe in. I am inspired by strangers showing kindness.

What Is Your Proudest Accomplishment and Why?

The number of times that I have been able to turn lemons into lemonade.

How Do You Define Success?

Being able to have time to do the things that I love without sacrificing work. And the ability to have work be on the list of the things I love!

What Career Path Would You Have Chosen If You Didn’t Become a Real Estate Broker?

I always wanted to be a high school math teacher!

If You Could Master Any Skill That You Don’t Currently Have, What Would It Be and Why?

Sewing. I have friends and family that are excellent at designing and making amazing creations and this is something that I’ve always wanted to do! Oh, and to save some money on alterations and be able to do them at home would be amazing!

What Is the Most Adventurous Thing You’ve Ever Done?

Paragliding in California three years ago – what a rush!!

If You Could Have Dinner with Anyone, Who Would It Be and Why?

My grandfather. Though we had dinner together every week, I didn’t know that our last one was going to be the last one. I want a do-over.

What Is Your Favorite Family Tradition?

Many years ago I received quite an unattractive hat as a gift. It was hysterical and became an ongoing joke between my sister and I. Ever since then, we add embellishments to it, wrap it and re-gift it to each other when we least expect it. Most recently, I brought it on a family vacation and had it delivered to her room.

What’s the Best Concert You’ve Ever Been To? What Made It So Special?

Though not necessarily a favorite band, Blues Traveler at Red Rocks on 4th of July back in 1997 was the best! My mother and I decided that day that we should go, drove up on a whim, scalped tickets and soaked up all that is Red Rocks! We could see so many firework displays on the horizon. It was amazing! Musically, probably Jethro Tull, also at Red Rocks!

If You Could Live in A Book, TV Show, Or Movie What Would It Be and Why?

I would want to be Goldie Hawn in Overboard. She loses her memory, starts all over, finds love and happiness and THEN finds out she is a gagillionaire!

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