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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



OK Promise not to get too weird . . . I am a believer in Karmic energy . . . That our motives, values, beliefs, and intentions truly DO define our "success" in all things. I find this to be true in my own life, and I see it in others. When things are not going "right" for me, I know that there is...
How often do you look up at the roof and gutters of the houses you are showing or listing? Based on some of the things I've seen growing in gutters during my 15 years of listing and selling houses, I can honestly say that a high percentage of Sellers and Listing agents might pay very close attent...
Throughout my adult life, I have been keenly aware of the fact that most families find themselves spread out about the country as the children leave the nest and pursue their own lives/careers. This is a by-product of living in this "Land of Opportunity" at a time when careers often demand reloca...
When I was in the Army, I was a "Light Combat Engineer." We did some fun stuff. It was all about mobility - Getting our troops and equipment from point A to point B in the most efficient and safest way . . . all the while doing our best to be sure that our opponent/enemy could not move about the ...
I had the MOST wonderful session today with 2 of our new associates. This month, I had skewed my training calendar because of a "big Event" that mucked up the natural flow . . . and it left me hangin' high and dry for the regular Thursday 2 hour LAB . . . So I improvised - I realized that one of ...
Have you ever had a Buyer client tell you that the house you showed them is just PERFECT. Excitement is high. You scramble to pull up the comps and pull together the sundry forms you will need to complete the written offer, and you call the Listing agent to let him/her know that your client has i...
First the GOOD news . . . Our son Tyler proudly walked the stage with academic honors last night - He graduated from High School and is now embarking on the rest of his life. We're proud of him! Yesterday, our 443 class dove into Power Session 2 which is all about being the quintessential "Custom...
This is an exciting week for us in the Owen House. Our son is graduating from High School tonight, and much of our family is here for the celebration. Saturday night, we had a "grill-out" for 35 (or so) people in the front yard - All the close neighbors, our family, and Tyler's school friends in ...
If you have young children, you are probably familiar with "The Berenstein Bears" . . . They are Brother and Sister Bear Cubs who exhibit all of the "qualities" of young children and have many lessons to learn. Papa Bear and Mama Bear have a relationship that is strikingly similar to most familie...
Believe it or not, your respect for the power of time could very well shape your world and your success in business. The true "Time Masters" know when to stand aside and watch and let situations breathe a bit . . . and they know when there is no time to waste. I think the primary difference betwe...

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Stream of consciousness commentary on the real estate industry from the perspective of a Principal Real Estate Broker and Founder of Pareto REalty, LLC in Middlle Tennessee - Also a Career Development Coach with vast Organizational Development/Transformation training and experience - in the industry since 1993