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By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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Today is daughter Allison’s 15th Birthday. Since birth, everyone who has been lucky enough to spend time with Allison knows her as one of the most caring people on the planet. Even her “toddlers” teacher was consistently amazed at her nurturing Spirit and her Motherly instinct when someone else w...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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Sunday, I decided to QUIT . . . a Bad Habit! Yep! Just cold turkey! I’ve known that habit was a bad one for a long time, but I always wrote it off as a “guilty pleasure” which gave me all the excuse I needed to continue to do it. Additional validation of my transgression was the simple fact that ...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU! HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU! HAPPY BIRTHDAY DEAR PARETO REALTY! HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU! Call me a sentimental old fart, but I will stand by my belief that Birthdays are at the top of the list of the most important days of the year. After all, if we hadn’t been born, the world woul...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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Most folks will answer: “We market to generate more sales.” OK! So that’s the result we want from our marketing, so how do we do this? What makes a marketing effort effective? Who are we trying to reach as we spend hours and dollars designing our marketing campaign such that we get THOSE peoples’...
How often is this you? You didn’t break it, but it’s your responsibility to fix it. Many people might respond with: “THAT doesn’t fit MY job description (or pay grade)!” I heard this a lot when I was in the Army. Of course, it was usually not more than grumbling and whining as the person went abo...
By Larry Brewer - Benchmark Realty llc
(Benchmark Realty LLc)
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Nashville Real estate for sale and market report - We are finally showing signs to slowing sales due to a shortage of inventory. With 3741 closings for the month of August compared to 3770 in August of 2015,we have the first month without sales growth in years. That didn't keep the prices from ri...
By Emily Lowe, Nashville TN Realtor
(The Lipman Group | Sotheby's International Realty)
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You are looking to insure your home and your agent asks, “how much coverage do you want?”  Your eyes glaze over as your head starts swimming.  “I don’t know; how much do I need?” is a VERY common response.  I am here to help you understand and be confident in answering that very question! Homeown...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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Daily, I hear of Home Buyers in Middle Tennessee not finding the houses on the market fitting their wants and needs. Sure! There ARE houses on the market, and the inventory is showing some signs of loosening up thereby giving Buyers more options to consider, BUT . . . Lots of what’s out there isn...
By Larry Brewer - Benchmark Realty llc
(Benchmark Realty LLc)
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Green Hills Real Estate for sale in Nashville Tn 37215 and market update for September 2016 44 homes sold during the month of August The median price of Green Hills homes sold was $689,825 The median size of homes sold was 3206 square feet The average days on market of homes sold was 80 days the ...
By Larry Brewer - Benchmark Realty llc
(Benchmark Realty LLc)
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Sylvan Park is a perfect example of the real estate market on the west side of Nashville. 9 Sylvan Park homes closed during the month of August at a average price of $530,333. With only 11 homes available for purchase at this time, the absorption rate is just a little over one month and the avera...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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We live in a world of distractions! This is not a new topic! The sheer magnitude of the Raplexity (Rapid-Complexity) we ALL face when our feet hit the floor EVERY morning is astounding. How do we function? If you think YOU are overwhelmed with it all, think about our children who are facing what ...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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The Principal Broker of any Real Estate Firm is responsible for the actions of EVERY one of the member agents. In the eyes of The Tennessee Real Estate Commission (TREC), when an agent misbehaves resulting in a complaint by a member of the public or another Real Estate Licensee, and TREC  finds t...
You DO know the definition of insanity, right? Continuing to do the same things and expecting different results. You might think that working harder or longer hours will create the success you desire, and you may ultimately find success, but will that success have materialized because of your tir...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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MUST Real Estate Sales Professionals work 24/7/365 in order to succeed? How many waking hours/week do you give to you business? How many waking hours/week do you give to your self, your friends, and your family? I say “waking hours” because it’s not fair to count the hours when sleeping. How ofte...
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...

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