Every time we disparage the state of the economy and talk about the terrible state of real estate, we create a self fulfilling prophesy. It is my view that if we are positive, then positive things will happen. There are great opportunities in the market and it is time to stress the positive, and put a bow on it.
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I have had numerous conversations with folks about their first post recently. Some have been on the telephone and others through email. Many agents who are kind enough to comment on my posts, but do not write their own, and have said they are afraid, are waiting for inspiration, or haven't got th...
It has been pretty warm again here in the Berkshires, and these guys had no snow to fight. They came yesterday and were here again this morning. I took these from inside yesterday and am pretty pleased. They were two of many like them flying around and then stopping to eat.
Barb Kelley is relatively new to Active Rain but committed to making a go of it and I learned a good deal from and about her yesterday. Obviously we are kindred spirits when it comes to our love of animals. Anyone who loves an animal and has saved one will get this. Now the proud Mama to a Golden...
Mike is a smart and savvy guy who I have followed and learned from. In his post here Mike focused on what he knows and it is a lesson for all of us. Yesterday, I left town without my cellphone, and I had one of the most peaceful days I've had in ages. After I got past that Realtor "what if somebo...
I live in a family. Besides Mom, there are three other dogs, all rescues like me. I am the baby and still learning the ropes here. I came in May and I am pretty comfortable even though the others don't always like it when I bark. When I came I was pretty sick: I had ring-worms and and was underw...
This morning Mom wrote about my sister Margie Bea and yesterday my brother Finn Bar. So what the hey.......what about me. I am the oldest and I am reliably strong and good. I like to go in the car and Mom takes me for a ride almost every day: just me, not the others. Sometimes I have to train Mom...
Yesterday there was a picture of my brother Finn Bar. He has been walking around and gloating because so many people thought he was a hunk. Please...So I asked my Mom to put me out there and see how Finn feels about this. I too was sick but thankfully with anti-biotics and warm compresses I am fe...
My name is Finn Bar and I am sick of the winter and not being able to spend more time outside. I have an ear infection now and hoping it is better soon. Mom makes me wear a coat when we, the rest of the gang here, go outside. Finally today the coat is off. Just thought I would say hello.
Often when we are in the midst of chaos, we lose sight of the simple because we become emotionally involved. This happens a lot when you forget to focus and think about what it is you are trying to accomplish. Professional people need to remember their end game, stay calm and if they are choking...
I know it is hard to believe there are any lessons to be learned from politics or politicians in particular. I am already tired just seeing the polls, the pun-dints, and the candidates endless interviewsHowever, one term stands out to me and it seems appropriate to any business too: ground game. ...