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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Pareto Realty - TN #251071
Tips and commentary For Home Buyers & Sellers and REALTORS with primary focus on LIVE - Work - Play - Life Rhythm - Life Performance Oriented thinking for regular folks
RECENT BLOG POSTS
If a REALTOR were to specialize in working with 1st Time home Buyers, who are their most likely Clients? The answer to this might surprise you as much as it has me. There are 2 distinctly different generations who make up this population of 1st time home buyers. How could this be? After all . . ....
11/13/2018
The “neutering” of the fiduciary Real Estate Sales Professional under the cover of CYA is becoming a problematic trend. Over the past several months, I have heard of many things being taught in Pre-licensing and Continuing education classes that seem to be a trend of taking REALTORS out of the tr...
11/08/2018
When you are posting on Facebook, you are doing so as a Public Figure. This is also true for all other forms of Media including your blogsite, your “remarks” in your MLS Listing and other marketing. It is true that, when you err, people notice . . . and they judge. Some folks notice improper use ...
11/07/2018
Hasn’t it always been better to get information “straight from the horse’s mouth”? (straight) from the horse’s mouth “From the original or most reliable source.”   “I’d rather get my information 2nd or 3rd hand” said nobody.   Anything other than straight from the source is, by definition, “unrel...
11/06/2018
If you’re just now realizing that 2018 ends in 2 months, and you’re not poised to hit your goals . . . You are likely “too late” to do anything about it. Just as when you are late for a meeting, you cannot plea that it was the fault of “traffic.” Guess what? Everyone who made it to that meeting o...
11/01/2018
“Working with a REALTOR” may not mean that you have REALTOR Representation. Yep! You’ve decided to buy a house. You’ve been told that it would behoove you to work with a REALTOR because the process of buying a house is very complex. You: know a REALTOR – or have been referred by a family member, ...
10/31/2018
It’s THIS simple! Without this, there’s nothing a REALTOR can do to to help you navigate the process of buying or selling a house through to a smooth closing. First and foremost, you must make the all important decision to move. For transparent clarity, here’s what Webster has to say: Decision no...
10/30/2018
Pretty much every day, I hear of a new real estate firm business model. That’s what happens when the market is HOT . . .   Suddenly, everyone wants to be a REALTOR because the myth tells them that all REALTORS are KILLING it in this HOT market.   For sure, the population and REALTORS and firms ha...
10/13/2018
Being nice is an often overlooked productivity tool. Just think about the toll not being nice has on us. Being mean-spirited and nasty is a wrecking ball for any and all efforts to perform at a high level. Everyone involved develops amnesia as to what the goal might be . . . The DISTRACTION that ...
10/11/2018
Have you found yourself in a RUT? Of course, you didn’t mean to confine yourself to this rut . . . It just happened! Kinda like boiling a frog . . . When you started doing what you’re doing, the water was cool and energy was good. All was well and over time the water gradually went from cool to w...
09/28/2018
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