This book chronicles the life of Nancy E. Johnson, as she overcame extreme poverty and significant adversity to become a Million-Dollar Real Estate Producer. Nancy was born in one of the poorest counties in South Carolina. She grew up in the rural, segregated town of Kingstree, on a dirt road, with no plumbing, and an outhouse. The odds of success were stacked against her. The expectation was that she would life her life as a single mother on welfare and in poverty. With unwavering faith, and a relentless work ethic, Nancy applied the valuable lessons she learned in the cotton fields of Kingstree, to build a thriving real estate business in the capital city of Columbia, South Carolina.Nancy has achieved hundreds of accolades as a real estate agent and investor. Selling more than 2,300 single-family homes in her career, Nancy was the longest-ranking top producer in individual and team production at Coldwell Banker, and in the southern region. She was also the first African-American woman to reach the Columbia Board of Realtors’ Four-Million Dollar Club in a single year. Generations of customers and clients continue to seek out her real estate expertise, as she teaches new and seasoned investors how to build wealth through real estate by attending her “Making House Money” Boot Camps.Nancy takes you on her journey of struggle and success, covering topics such as faith, finances, business ethics, and discipline, truly demonstrating the meaning of the phrase, “pulling yourself up by the bootstraps.”Nancy’s inspiring story will provide insight into how she became one of South Carolina’s leading Million-Dollar Real Estate Producers, and one of the most trusted business leaders in the state.