BLAIR AND BELTON
AGE: Twenty Three Years Old COMPANY: The Next Step Realty HOMETOWN: Palm Beach, Florida
College seniors have to worry about entering the “real world” and that alone scares the crap out of them. On top of that, they have to think about money, work, graduate school, their future, and where they’re going to live. Blair Brandt and Belton Baker decided to make that last worry much more hassle and stress-free.
The Next Step Realty is a network of 46 brokers in 30 cities, throughout the US and Europe, that are especially versed in finding recent grads their first homes because these brokers are recent grads themselves. Through their network, Blair and Belton solve an issue that has plagued mass amounts of past grads; they provide jobs and housing for the millenial generation. Their drive and dedication have allowed their idea to flourish tremendously. Their site is a catalyst for grads to enter the “real world” more smoothly.