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By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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In our never ending quest to reduce ALL of our activities to the lowest common denominator, I present to you: Please See Attached! Which can, of course, be further reduced/simplified to: ATTACHED! (For whatever reason, the most simplified version must ALWAYS BE IN ALL CAPS.) Using these 3 (or 1) ...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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Squirrels are: Always on the move! On purpose – Diligent! Great Climbers! Always vigilant! Know their limitations! Cute! Distractive     Always thinking ahead! A couple of days ago, I felt a shift in the atmosphere . . . as if Fall is conspiring to make an early move in this year. I then noticed ...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?” You pull off a miracle, and no one is around to witness it, did it happen? YES it happened! The proof is in the results. The question, then, is: “Who will get the credit?” Does that matter? Why did you do it? Did you do it because you wante...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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Determining a house’s value is more Art than Science. In uniform, stable, and Healthy markets in which the houses are “cookie cutter” and plentiful, valuation leans towards the science end of the spectrum until some upstart artistic dude shows up and fails to stay between the lines. Why not stret...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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This I know to be true – Miracles DO happen in real estate. Just when we think the deal is DEAD . . . Like a phoenix rising, new life shows up and the darned thing CLOSES. Of course, it doesn’t always happen this way because many deals fail these days for myriad reasons: Inspections gone wonky Ap...
By Emily Lowe, Nashville TN Realtor
(The Lipman Group | Sotheby's International Realty)
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photo courtesy of phanlop88 at freedigitalphotos.net West Meade July 2015 Market Report Address BR Baths Yr Blt Gar Sq Ft List Price SP/SF Sales Price Days On Market 972 Windrowe Dr 3 2/0 1961   1,562 $295,000 $198.46 $310,000 45 6828 Alto Vista Dr 4 2/1 1968 2 2,450 $349,500 $142.65 $349,500 52 ...
By Emily Lowe, Nashville TN Realtor
(The Lipman Group | Sotheby's International Realty)
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photo courtesy of phanlop88 at freedigitalphotos.net 12 South July 2015 Market Report  Address BR Baths Yr Blt Gar Sq Ft List Price SP/SF Sales Price Days On Market 1017 Bate Ave 3 2/1 1925   2,222 $449,500 $193.52 $430,000 62 810 Halcyon Ave 3 2/0 1915 1 1,619 $449,900 $277.95 $450,000 56 2613 W...
By Emily Lowe, Nashville TN Realtor
(The Lipman Group | Sotheby's International Realty)
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photo courtesy of phanlop88 at freedigitalphotos.net Sylvan Park July 2015 Market Report Address BR Baths Yr Blt Gar Sq Ft List Price SP/SF Sales Price Days On Market 4207 Nebraska Ave 2 1/0 1955 0 1,020 $309,900 $279.41 $285,000 49 4303A Dakota Ave 4 3/0 2015   2,185 $535,000 $246.45 $538,500 59...
By Emily Lowe, Nashville TN Realtor
(The Lipman Group | Sotheby's International Realty)
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 photo courtesy of phalop88 at freedigitalphotos.net Oak Hill July 2015 Market Report Address BR Baths Yr Blt Gar Sq Ft List Price SP/SF Sales Price Days On Market 944 Battery Ln 3 2/0 1947   1,539 $370,000 $240.42 $370,000 0 3612 Rainbow Pl 3 2/0 1951 1 1,867 $459,000 $245.85 $459,000 6 4034 Out...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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The Early Bird gets the worm. I flew Southwest Airlines with my daughter for a quick, impromptu trip to Visit my Father in Maine last week. When scheduling the trip, I was first interested in finding the lowest fare and rental car cost. I also wanted to have an EASY, no hassle itinerary without h...
By The Brewer Team - Benchmark Realty
(Benchmark Realty)
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Nashville luxury homes for sale and August 2015 market report - 59 Nashville luxury homes sold during the month of July 2015, compared to 45 during July of 2014, an increase of 31%. The median sales price of Nashville luxury homes was $1,286,000, and the average size of luxury homes sold was 6448...
By Emily Lowe, Nashville TN Realtor
(The Lipman Group | Sotheby's International Realty)
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 Nashville Homes near Natural Beauty Part I  This new series of blogs focuses on some of the best areas in which to buy a home in order to enjoy hiking, biking, walking or running through some of the natural beauty Nashville has to offer. Radnor Lake In south Nashville is nestled an amazing state...
By Larry Brewer - Benchmark Realty llc
(Benchmark Realty LLc)
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Nashville real estate for sale and August market report - sales of single family homes in Nashville increased 18% in July compared to the same month last year, and the median price increased 6% to $234,000. The current inventory or homes for sale in Nashville is down 12% to 9094 active listings, ...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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Most Organizations (and people) have standards. When folks talk about “Raising the Bar,” they’re acknowledging that they have just increased their standards. “We used to do things this way, and then we found and adopted a better way which has become a part of our new and improved STANDARD.” These...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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Whether your answer is “Yes” or “No” it shows. How dialed in is your process? How consistent is your communication? How confident are you? Are you responsive or reactive when things go wonky? What do you say when your customer doesn’t ask the questions you expect? Who’s in charge – You or your Cu...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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When my computer starts acting wonky, I know it’s probably just overwhelmed. After all . . . Day in and day out, the poor little thing hums along as I demand a CRAZY amount of work from it. I open and close multiple programs and windows as I work, and I also know that there are programs updates a...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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Just when you thought all GPS gizmos were created equal . . . How often have you heard folks mention that their GPS is just WAY too BOSSY? If you don’t make the turns SHE wants you to make, she nags you incessantly to make a U-Turn . . . or attempts to redirect you around the block at EVERY stree...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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I love a good, old fashioned thunderstorm. The light show and sound effects are: “WOW!” (as the dogs run for their respective hiding places and tremble) Even better, how ’bout the storm that brings with it a few straight line winds and a small pack of tornadic “cells?” Just before the torrent of ...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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The closing table is NOT the optimal place to learn that the Buyer and seller aren’t on the same page. It’s those pesky little details around who’s paying for what and what things stay or go that can turn a blissfully Utopian closing into a veritable maelstrom of vitriolic chaos. “those curtains ...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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“Think of facebook as a virtual cocktail party.” Brian Copeland said this some years ago, and it stuck in my mind as a fantastic guideline for social media etiquette. How would you behave at a cocktail party . . . not a fraternity party or a New Years Eve party or a bachelor party . . . a COCKTAI...

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