Dreams: Always Have One

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Dreams......we all need to have a dream.  A dream that is personal and unique to your own situation.  If you don't have a dream, you will continue to travel in circles going nowhere fast in life. 

Leander McClain has always had a dream or three.  My dreams have changed over the years.  As I got older and wiser, some of the things in my dreams have been replaced by other things. 

As a young man, I was infatuated by cars.  I could tell you the name make and model of every car that we passed on the street.  I always wanted to own a Rolls Royce.  I read about the craftsmanship.  The specially bred cows that were used for the leather in the car.  That was a great dream. Today, if I could afford a Rolls Royce, I think I would take the money and do something more satisfying with it......like build some housing for medium income families.  Families that are working hard to improve their situation in life. 

Was there anything wrong with the Rolls Royce dream?? NO!

It was my dream and it continues to be.  I still love cars.  Maybe one day i will buy that Rolls Royce....maybe I won't.  But I will continue to have a dream that drives me to improve myself and my business.

I bring my same dreams to my real estate practice in Burlington County, NJ.  As a real estate consultant, I work with my clients to help make their dreams come true.  It's not all about money.  The look on a first time home buyers face when you hand them to their new home is priceless!  The look on the face of a retiree who just sold their home and is moving south is priceless!  When I do a great job for my clients, they take care of me by referring me their family, friends and people they care about.

So I say


If you don't have a dream, you'd better find one quick.  I have many, if you like, I can share one of mine with you.

Have a great day

Make This YOUR Best Year Ever

Leander McClain, Burlington Township Realtor & Real Estate Consultant, Keller Williams Realty, 1814 Route 70 E, Suite 200, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003, 856-321-1212 Bus., 856-685-1677 Direct

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Bryan Crabtree
Bryan Crabtree, The Real Estate Expert. - Mount Pleasant, SC

Great post - and very true.  It's akin to "we all need a purpose that drives us."

Mar 18, 2009 01:17 AM #1
Eric Reid
Renaissance Realty Group of Keller Williams Atlanta Partners - Lawrenceville, GA

I can only have ONE dream... heck most days I am luck to keep my feet on the ground 3 maybe 4 hours a day..

Guess that why my company matto is ....imagine the possibilities

Mar 18, 2009 01:21 AM #2
Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

Leander- what a lovely post and so nicely tied into how you do business. It is very important to keep dreaming and keep the faith that dreams can come true.

Mar 18, 2009 07:54 AM #3
John Cannata
214-728-0449 http://TexasLoanGuy.com - Frisco, TX
Texas Home Mortgage - Purchase or Refinance

Leander, I think you probably have some good dreams.  You seem to be always in good spirits.  Someone with such a big heart and good attitude must have good dreams.

Mar 18, 2009 04:13 PM #4
Nakisha Brisco -New Orleans/Slidell Real Estate
Abek Real Estate - Slidell, LA

That was a real need read. Thanks for the advice. You were correct in saying that having a dream makes you want to work hard to achive it.

Sep 25, 2009 02:19 AM #5
John Howard
Century 21 LeMac Realty - Mountain Home, AR
GRI, Mountain Home, Arkansas 870-404-3614

Leander,  Great post...Dream On!

Jan 29, 2010 03:14 AM #6
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