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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

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2008 

For several years now, I have been mailing out a quarterly newsletter in addition to the other marketing we send to our database. In this newsletter is always an article I write as a "State of the Market" commentary. Most folks appreciate the information. We typically get @ less than a 5% return ...
10/31/2008
Middle Tennessee Horse Property for sale 190 ZIEGLERS FORT RDGallatin, TN 37066This property is a virtual SHOWCASE of a property when it comes to comfort and convenience for your horses. It is Fabulous horse property or mini-farm located on 10.32 acres of rolling hills with pastures, trees and a ...
10/30/2008
Do you have a crystal ball? I do . . . It's sitting right where it belongs - On my desk - Collecting dust . . . Every so often, I reach over and knock the dust off and polish it to bring back the glistening clarity. Know what? I think MY crystal ball is defective. "They" say that because I am a P...
10/29/2008
Lead Generation is a bit like fishing. If you go to a "stocked pond", you can pretty much put anything (Worm, Cricket, Corn) on your hook, Cast into the water, and catch a fish. This doesn't require a lot of skill or patience. Most folks who fish in such ponds arrive very confident that they'll b...
10/28/2008
Lead Generation is a bit like fishing. If you go to a "stocked pond", you can pretty much put anything (Worm, Cricket, Corn) on your hook, Cast into the water, and catch a fish. This doesn't require a lot of skill or patience. Most folks who fish in such ponds arrive very confident that they'll b...
10/28/2008
When in your life do you remember scrambling yourself and your family to get out the door to go on a very exciting adventure? Perhaps you're heading to the theater, the symphony, a sporting event (Football, Hockey, etc), ora vacation . . . You FINALLY manage to get everyone and everything you'll ...
10/26/2008
Yesterday, I blogged a bit about being in (and getting out of) a FUNK . . . That post seemed to resonate with a lot of folks . . . and I do have a "Part 2" that I was hoping to get to yesterday afternoon, but some really FUNKY Broker issues ate my afternoon. As I think of the cause/source of a FU...
10/25/2008
In a recent coaching session, I picked up on a conspicuous absence of enthusiastic energy in the room. I asked what the matter was? "I've been in a FUNK this week!" OUCH! Boy, a real FUNK can REALLY hurt your effectiveness, can't it? I was quick to point out that we simply MUST get out of this FU...
10/24/2008
Nashville - Brentwood - Remarkable Renovation for sale! 8016 Cloverland Drive - Nashville TN 37211Truthfully, It's been quite a while since we have had an opportunity to offer for sale a house which has been renovated with this level of meticulous attention to detail. The current owner initially ...
10/22/2008
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In our market here in Middle Tennessee, we're experiencing some weirdness. It seems that properties tend to sit around on the market for months and months . . . and then . . . Just when we have a buyer for that property, 4 more Buyers materialize at EXACTLY that moment resulting in a bidding war ...
10/22/2008
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