Janet Wickell

Expertise: Real Estate
Title: Former real estate agent and broker
Location: Brevard, North Carolina


  • Former real estate agent and broker
  • Co-owned a real-estate agency in Brevard, NC 
  • Author of “The Everything Real Estate Investing Book” 


Janet Wickell is a former real estate agent and broker. She co-owned a real-estate agency in North Carolina and is the author of "The Everything Real Estate Investing Book," a guide on how to get started in real estate and make the most of your money. Janet used her experience to provide real estate articles to The Balance's readers that offered insider knowledge and helpful tips.

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