A chat with Jess Carpenter, Realtor

Iced coffee or iced tea?

Iced cold brew coffee all year round even in the winter.

Wooder ice or ice Cream?

Ice cream. Soft serve with jimmies!

What’s your favorite spot/neighborhood in the city?

Wissahickon Park or Kelly Drive

What’s your favorite part of Philadelphia’s rich history?

The history of how the Quakers made their mark on Philadelphia and how you can still see remains of their lives and lifestyles. Did you know you can still get a Quaker marriage license at city hall?

Beach vacation, mountain, or city trip?

Is there an all of the above? I love to travel, so I explore cities all over the US and the world, I snowboard so that mountain vacation is a must and I only go to the beach in the fall when I can take my dog.

What do you grill for your perfect BBQ?

I BBQ almost every day and my favorite other than steak, my favorite is octopus.

What are new habits/hobbies during quarantine?

Drone flying, learning how to maneuver. I also really enjoy picking up trash along the side of the road.

What consumption has increased during stay-at-home? 

Pork rinds

What moved you to become a realtor?

I have always loved houses and working with people. I wanted a career that I could focus on and dive into all types of related education.

What are you most excited about being a realtor?

Again, working with people is my favorite part of this career. I enjoy a flexible schedule, lifestyle, and not being stuck at a desk!

Hardcovers or audiobooks?

I am addicted to Audible my library has 189 books. As a dyslexic, I don’t like to read but I love to learn.

What’s the most recent book you read?

The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran

To contact Jess, call 856-816-3769 or email jesscarpenter@elfantwissahickon.com

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