image1Q. Kindly give our readers an introduction to your business. Please include what your business is all about, in which city you are located and if you have offices in multiple locations/ cities.
Ans : Go2 Locators is an apartment locating service. We help our customers find the apartment of their dreams while doing our best to get them the best possible deal. Our customers start off by visiting our website, www.Go2Locators.com, requesting a customized report, and then they will receive a list of options that meet their criteria. Our customers will receive up to a 2 hour free move or $250 cash rebate as a thank you just for using our service. We serve the entire DFW metroplex.

Q. Kindly give us a brief description about yourself (it should include your brief educational or entrepreneurial background and list some of your major achievements).
Ans : My name is Chris El-Chantaf. I am born and raised in Dallas, Tx. I grew up in Coppell and graduated High school from Grapevine. I received my real estate license in 2006 and have been helping people from all over Texas find their new homes. In 2006 we started our apartment locating service Go2 Locators. To date, we have helped thousands of customers find the perfect apartment.

Q. What inspired you to (start a new business venture) or (to make significant changes in an existing business)? How did the idea for your business come about?
Ans : I have always been an entrepreneur and loved real estate. I did not want to go the traditional rout of just doing residential sales so that’s how I came up with the idea of Go2 Locators. We wanted to give our customers an easier way to find their new apartment. Whether it be coming to our office and speaking with one of our expert locators or just searching through our site from the comfort of their mobile phone. We wanted to make our system work for everyone.

Q. What three pieces of advice would you give to budding entrepreneurs?
Ans : Stay focused on your goal
Don’t give up
Always stay positive

Q. What would you say are the top three skills needed to be a successful entrepreneur?
Ans : Determination
Dedication
Ability to communicate

Q. How many hours do you work a day on average?
Ans : 10

Q. To what do you most attribute your success?
Ans : Learning from a young age the family real estate business

Q. How do you go about marketing your business? What has been your most successful form of marketing?
Ans : The best way to market is to provide a great service to your customers and for them to refer you business.
The second best way is to use SEO and SMO.

Q. What is the best way to achieve long-term success?
Ans : Stay focused on your goal
Don’t give up
Always stay positive

Q. Where you see yourself and your business in 5 – 10 years?
Ans : I would like Go2 Locators to be the top apartment locating service in DFW and to be able to expand our business to every major market in Texas.