Explore Nashville, TN
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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Your level of anxiety determines your car’s MPG! Seriously! When you’re agitated and overwhelmed and anxious and have more to do than time to do it, your gas mileage will be LOW. On better days when things are going well, and you’re feeling the FLOW and getting stuff done, and marveling at how ev...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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Nashville’s real estate market is HOT, and home builders know it.   Most of my blog topics emerge from questions raised by my own Vital Few Pareto Realty agents and by Clients, Brokers and Agents in our market. This is something I LOVE about the Nashville real estate sales community, we openly di...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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It ain’t as easy as the generally uninformed public thinks it should be to buy a house or condominium in Nashville, TN. The news will tell ya the market here is GREAT, and the statistics will show marked increases in volume of sales and robust appreciation over recent prior years. Does this mean ...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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Due to unforeseen circumstances, I failed to post “Monday Morning Coffee” for a few months. Life came at me FAST, and I was the veritable Hamster on the wheel of raplexity. Yep! It seemed the faster I went, the behinder I got . . . I was “too busy” for too long, and I wondered how to get off that...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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When a student asks LOTS of question, the teacher knows that student is engaged. The teacher also knows the student cares about doing the right things and doing things right. This teacher also learns through the student’s questions. A particularly inquisitive student may challenge the teacher and...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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Makin’ me wait! I received word yesterday that I have been accepted into the next EO Catalyst course. Led by Michael Burcham “Nashville’s thought leader in entrepreneurship”, this course is akin to an MBA for Entrepreneurs and has a great track record for being a Catalyst for participants to take...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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The Car Salesman takes your offer to the “Manager” . . .   and returns with a counter offer scribbled on a napkin.   My inclination is to erase the front man and let me negotiate directly with the Manager.   They won’t change their way and allow this, though, because in their way, no one has to t...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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Every employer is  (or should be) always “Hiring.” After all, every employer is (or should be) on the lookout for great talent to join her team – ALWAYS. Sure! The folks who work here now are great people who get the job done, but what happens when one of them leaves (Gets hired away by a competi...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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Yesterday was my birthday! This year, I decided that I would clear the day and commit to no appointments or obligations even though it was a Monday and there are myriad things that “could/should/need to be done. Yep! I unapologetically played hookie from EVERYTHING . . . and when I woke up this m...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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Everyone wants IMMEDIATE feedback ALL the time! When calling companies for "support", I am increasingly being asked by the automated phone tree attendant prior to being connected to a customer Service Representative  if I would be willing to take a short survey at the conclusion of my call? I’ve ...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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Often, dissonant ideas show up simultaneously. Such is the case for me the past couple of weeks as I have been exploring new opportunities for personal and professional growth. Yes! I’m experiencing another one of my “3 year itches” . . . It seems that, for my entire life, I’ve had this masochist...
By Connie Harvey, Realtor - Nashville TN Real Estate
(Pilkerton Realtors)
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Bradford Hills 2016 Spring Market Report Bradford Hills sales this spring may have been down compared to this time period of 2015, but prices soared! Just looking at the sales price increases resulted in a 10% increase. Looking closer, you see that the price/square foot increased 16%This indicate...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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The BIG news of this week centers around something Donald Trump said. The Democrats just fell for Trump’s Russian email-hack bait I’ve seen many commentaries replete with analysis, judgement and pontification about the inappropriateness of this “crazy” man who wants to be the next President of th...
By Jay Cash, THE Auctioneer & Real Estate Broker
(James R. Cash II Auctions & Real Estate #5802)
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The opportunity Is here! Nashville, TN - Prime Location,  ABSOLUTE AUCTION!100 Clearlake Drive East, Nashville, TN in the Priest Lake Park area.This home is perfect for someone wanting to invest in Real Estate! A very easy home to flip. 3 BEDROOMS • 2.5 BATHROOMS • LARGE CORNER LOT • 1,715 Sq. Ft...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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Welcome to our raplex digital environment. Every day, every one of us unknowingly offers unscrupulous operators myriad opportunities to take advantage of our digital security shortfalls. Not a day goes by when we don’t hear of another “Hack” or “Leak” or “Security Breach” or “System Crash” . . . ...
By Connie Harvey, Realtor - Nashville TN Real Estate
(Pilkerton Realtors)
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Holt Woods 2016 Spring Market Report   Holt Woods home sales  increased 50% in 2016, and prices increased 10%. Middle Tennessee sales increased 8% and general sales prices were up 7.5% .   Year # Sold List Price Sales Price SP/SF 2015 8 $250,488 $256,033 $106 2016 12 $243,794 $255,375 $117 % Cha...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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With proper maintenance, things work better and longer. This is a Willys Jeep Military M38.  When I enlisted in the Army in 1981, these were the primary mode of transportation along with larger “Deuce and a halfs” and “5 tons” most of which had been manufactured at the tail end of WWII (Early 195...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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This is Elsa! As the story goes, we have a GoldenDoodle by the name of Apollo. He is quite a regal creature and happens to still have ALL of his capabilities intact (including the ability to become a Daddy).   We found Apollo from a breeder who was willing to sell him to us without neutering @ 6 ...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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Every morning, I wake up VERY early, make a pot of coffee, settle into my comfy chair with my computer on my lap desk, and I think and write and plan for the day.   Almost always, one thought rises above the others in terms of NOW significance whether it be personal or professional, and I have th...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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I had somewhat of a revelation today and sat down at my computer to share and decided NOT to post it because . . . (This blog post is a repurposed Facebook post I published today)    Before I started typing, I took a glance at my facebook feed and was appalled at what I saw. So many good people w...

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