Take Action: Fuel Your Opinion with Facts

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Real Estate Agent with Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 CA BRE# 01261476

 

Fuel Your Opinion with Facts

 

"The fewer the facts, the stronger the opinion."

 

Psychologist, Arnold Glasgow

 

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Your action for today is 

to see if you can gather some additional facts

about a strong opinion you have.

 

Political Facts

Racial Facts

Health Facts

Market Facts

Other ? Facts

 

...all seem to be lacking in 2020 and causing people to behave out of fearful click-bait

and headlines, rather than on factual, researched information.

 

Jim Rohn used to say "Be a student, not a follower; do your own research, form your own opinion." Zig Ziglar used to say fear is...

 

                                                    False

                                                    Evidence

                                                    Appearing

                                                    Real

 

What about in real estate? Do you think some of your clients

are on the fence or on hold due to fear?

Maybe it is time to arm them with facts about their market?

When you empower yourself or your clients with facts

you reconnect them with their goals and motivation.

 

Design an extraordinary day & weekend!

 

If you missed the previous Take Action post:  

 

Take Action: Do It or Kill It

 

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Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

Thank you for sharing your daily to do list...

It often leads me to a successful start of the day Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor e-Pro, CRS, RCS-D, Vets 

Jul 17, 2020 07:33 AM #1
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Brian England
Vacasa - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

It seems to be getting tougher and tougher to determine what is fact and what is fiction in the world.

Jul 17, 2020 07:42 AM #2
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Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

As REALTOR it pleases me to help my clients achieve their goals, turns out it is very pleasurable to do so as an author too Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS : I'm pleased to makeany positive difference in your day! Thank You for always popping-by to read/comment.

Jul 17, 2020 07:44 AM #3
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Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

Amen Brian England but it is important to be a student, not a follower, difficult as it may be to decipher fact from fiction. Thank You for always popping-by to read/comment.

Jul 17, 2020 07:45 AM #4
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Thomas,

I think that many are too lazy to dig for facts, because it takes time to find the truth.  Having had parents who were steeped in research (my mother was a food research head librarian, and my father was a civil engineer and a professor) facts ruled.  And they had to be credible and from credible sources, which these days are far and few.  A

Jul 17, 2020 07:50 AM #5
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Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor

Excellent post Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor e-Pro, CRS, RCS-D, Vets . I think the problem today is we can find "experts" on the extreme end of all things and most people only investigate the "experts" that reflect their own opinion, thus nothing changes.

Jul 17, 2020 08:25 AM #6
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Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Hi Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS - this F.E.A.R. is rampid.  Just today I am dealing with an individual with this problem.

Jul 17, 2020 08:31 AM #7
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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

Hi Thomas... this issue of fear or opinion that's not based on facts is something that's been around a long time... right now it is especially relevant. I've come across a lot of people whose entire attitude in life is "don't confuse me with the facts."

Jul 17, 2020 08:35 AM #8
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hello Thomas - it seems many say phooey to fact-finding as evidenced by the increasing number of scientists and medical experts in recent times.  Of course, finding opinions on the current real estate market in ANY location at ANY time, is fair game that has a long history.   Right?  

Jul 17, 2020 09:33 AM #9
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

John Rohn and Zig Ziglar are both champions....

Jul 17, 2020 10:25 AM #10
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