bailout: Remember when buyers were camping out to buy homes... Wake up before you miss this! - 11/13/08 08:09 AM
By Team Leader Andy Elliott
Now that the market has been flooded, housing prices have dropped, and banks have tightened their financing why should anyone want to buy a home?  That's a great question and one that has some surprising answers that we can get to by first asking a surprising question.
 Why was everyone lined up to buy homes in a seller's market?  Just before the market began to correct itself in 2006 we had about a 3 year window in which housing prices were skyrocketing at an alarming pace.  With low interest rates helping to create additional buyers there … (0 comments)

bailout: Share & Trade Tips Here: The Myth of Multi-Tasking & The Need for Focus - 10/28/08 02:55 AM
This blog is Posted by Team Leader Andy Elliott
Multi-tasking is not focus.  I saw this statement on the big board in Gary Keller's office when we went to Texas a couple years ago.  Gary is the co-founder of Keller Williams so when someone who has achieved such high success puts something on their board it's worth some attention.  In fact I've found that this one concept will completely change your business if you apply it. 
If you want to start an ant on fire with a magnifying glass could you do it if you chased all the ants or would … (3 comments)

bailout: Trade Tips Here: How do you stay motivated and focused? - 10/24/08 01:11 AM
Posted By Team Leader - Andy Elliott
I am in Colorado right taking a KW Course on coaching and they held a surprise event last night that taught us how to break boards.  I just woke up this morning and I am a little choked up about the things that I learned in this class, so now I'm sharing it with you (so long as a few tears don't short out my keyboard). 
 I learned that the big things in life take 100% Full On Commitment.  This means deciding that "If I Can't, I Will.".  Does 100% Full on Commitment, really … (5 comments)

bailout: Have Donald Trump and Warren Buffet lost their minds...?? - 10/17/08 03:59 PM
With everything you've heard in the debates and everything that is going on in the market we thought this was worth passing on. With everyone scared about the financial and real estate markets what are two of the wealthiest and most successful investors saying?? The first two links will tell you what they plan to do. If you ever wonder how the rich get richer don't miss this information. The third link will tell you how it really impacts you: 1. Donald Trump was recently on Larry King Live this is a powerful and timely short clip.... 2. Warren Buffet … (0 comments)

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