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Burn your Boats! "Commitment unlocks the doors of imagination, allows vision, and gives us the "right stuff" to turn our dreams into reality."- James Womack "There's a difference between interest and commitment. When you're interested in doing something, you do it only when circumstance permit. When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results"- Author Unknown Happy Monday! I hope you had a great weekend. I woke up early yesterday for a run and was surprised to find my 11 year old daughter already up, which never happens. My first thought was she was up early because (0 comments)
"Carpe diem! Rejoice while you are alive; enjoy the day; live life to the fullest; make the most of what you have. It is later than you think."- Horace "Every man dies - Not every man really lives."- William Ross Wallace "The one piece of advice I can give you is this, do what turns you on. Do something that if you had all the money in the world, you'd still be doing it. You've got to have a reason to jump of bed in the Morning." - Warren Buffet Happy Monday! It is good to be back after (2 comments)
"Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of other's opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary"- Steve Jobs "Friendship requires more time than poor busy men can usually command"- Ralph Waldo Emerson Happy Monday. I hope you had an opportunity to spend some time outside enjoying this weekend's (0 comments)
"Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be"- Zig Ziglar "Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds."-Orisen Swett Marden Happy Monday! I hope you remembered to set your clock ahead this weekend. Losing the hour this weekend reminded me again how precious our (3 comments)
"Instant Gratification is not soon enough"- Meryl Streep "Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people won't, so that you can spend the rest of your life like most people can't" - Author unknown Happy Monday! I hope you did something productive other then watch Charlie Sheen self destruct last week. In an attempt to get in better shape I have been trying to cut back on sugar and simple carbohydrates from my diet. (check out Tim Ferriss's book The 4- hour body) After a team meeting in my office this week I found (1 comments)
"What we really want to do is what we are really meant to do. When we do what we are meant to do, money comes to us, doors open for us, we feel useful, and the work we do feels like play to us." - Julia Cameron "Work to live don't live to work" - Author unknown Happy rainy Monday. If you are in the Northeast hopefully you had a chance to dig out from our latest snow storm. This week I was flattered to have yet another much larger competitor approach me to "merge" as they like to (0 comments)
"Happiness is something that you are and it comes from the way you think."Wayne Dyer "Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence."Aristotle Happy President's Day. I hope you are enjoying a day off with your family today or doing something that makes you happy! If you have today off, seize it, make it count, and do something that makes you happy! I have written about happiness before, but lately it seems like I have encountered just a huge number of people that are obviously unhappy with their lives. Life (1 comments)
albany ny real estate: Albany NY Realtor Grateful to be named small business person of the year but truly thankful to our Veterans. - 05/27/10 02:02 AM
It was a pleasure and honor to be named small business person of the year by the Guilderland Chamber of Commerce. I was lucky enough to be in Italy when I started getting the congratulatory emails. Italy is a great place and I had never been there before. My number one reason for going was to allow my wife to fulfill a life long dream of visiting the Tuscany region of the country. Honestly I would rather be building my business! I learned a lot in Italy. Mostly the trip reinforced my belief of how truly blessed we are to live (3 comments)
albany ny real estate: Customer Service Vs Client Service for an Albany NY Realtor and Real Estate Agent - 02/10/10 08:40 PM
Those of you that know me or have worked with me probably know that I actually I stay awake at night thinking about how to create value for our clients. A couple of events in the past week have made me think about his more then ever. In the course of doing business I often hear agents with other firms refer to the buyers and sellers they are working with as customers not clients. These are two distinct terms and are not interchangeable. Webster's defines a client as "one that is in the protection of another" a customer is defined as (0 comments)
It is not often that new product offerings surprise me. However, I was speaking with my good friend Liz Grogan at SEFCU today and she told me about a program that I knew I had to share with you! SEFCU is offering a savings vehicle called Mortgage match to help save for a down payment on a house. The amazing thing about this product is they will give you $4 for every $1 you save up to $7,500!!!! Simply put , this is a risk free 400% return on your money! This is a deal that can't be beat! Of course there (1 comments)
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albany ny real estate: Extension and expansion of $8,000 home buyer tax credit will help Albany NY Real Estate - 11/05/09 09:50 PM
The good news is that congress has voted to extend and expand the existing $8,000 Home buyer Tax credit program until May of 2010. The new program has also been expanded to provide up to $6,500 in tax breaks to existing homeowners that have owned their homes for 5 years or more. Purchasers must be under contract by 5/1/10 and be closed by 7/1/2010. The credit is available for the purchase of primary residences up to $800,000. For the full article check http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_homebuyers_tax_credit credit As always we will provide updates to any breaking real estate news on our site at Albany NY Real Estate (0 comments)
albany ny real estate: Albany New York Real Estate Market Showing Robust Activity! - 05/03/09 07:32 AM
It seems like every spring I write about how hot the real estate market is. Well here is my update again. Despite how the media portrays the doom and gloom of real estate homes are selling quickly, and multiple offers are again common in the Albany market. In the past two weeks, I have been involved in three multiple offer situations on both the buy and sell side. Even when I call listings agents for appointments, I am amazed at the number of homes already under contract with less then a week on the market. With great interest rates, Up to (0 comments)
albany ny real estate: Local TV Show "Real Conversations" hosted by Lisa Giruzzi and Susan Beaudoin to feature Real Estate Discussion - 03/29/09 08:47 PM
On 3/26/09 I had the pleasure of being a guest along with Steven Mcintyre, owner of Vista Home Funding, on "Real Conversations" a local TV show dedicated to local issues. Lisa Giruzzi owner of Transformational Conversations and her co-host Susan Beaudoin made the taping fun, informative, and interesting. Hopefully, the glare off my forehead didn't ruin the shoot! If you want to hear my take along with mortgage expert Steve Mcintyre's opinion of the local real estate and mortgage markets be sure to tune in. If you don't know Lisa Giruzzi be sure to visit her site for any of your business consulting or (0 comments)
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