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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



There are those Real Estate Agents and Investors who have specialized in the fine art of handling and negotiating short sales . . . and then there's everyone else. As with ANY plight we face, a relatively small number of people "capitalize" on the "market of the moment" by shifting their entire e...
When asked what he would be willing to do to help us all increase our Lead Generation results, One of our top associates Bill Bainbridge was very quick to say: "Coffee's for CLOSERS!" Everyone in the room looked at him with a confused look . . . Clarification? "Hasn't anyone seen the movie Glenga...
It's been an adventuresome week-end for the family . . . a wonderful (MUDDY) hike in the woods yesterday - Then a spectacular thunderstorm complete with tornado warnings and hail last night . . . and an unusually chilly day today provided a cool opportunity for a 4 mile walk around the greenway o...
In the past 4 weeks, I have had the opportunity to refer 4 very loyal and REAL clients out of Nashville to other cities. I understand the value of agent referral business and do not take this lightly. The minute I hear a client is moving from city to city (in or out of Nashville, TN), I IMMEDIATE...
Here in Nashville, TN Buyers are beginning to buy houses. Seems the winter hibernation is ending with the advent of Spring. This is, in part, a natural annual cycle . . . although this year is particularly welcomed by REALTORS and Sellers given the complications introduced by the National Economi...
How many agreements have you signed that you later regretted? How many clients have you had who enthusiastically signed a purchase agreement along with all of the disclosures and later in the deal it becomes apparent they had NO clue what they had agreed to? The unfortunate truth is that the writ...
. . . Because there are many wolves in sheep's clothing out there . . . These wolves show up when least expected, and their MO (Modus Operandi) is to slip into your view and beguile you into complacency - skillfully disarm your personal "intruder alert system" and steal your time, energy, money, ...
There's only one of you inside that body of yours. That means - One brain . . . That brain of yours has an incredible capacity to perform, and odds are good you are only using a very fractional percentage of the potential power there . . . so say the scientists. The real key to optimal performanc...
Yesterday, I wrote a post about the notion of finding a "Web Techno Geek" who could learn our web interfaces and become an invaluable OUTSOURCED asset for our businesses. With unemployment on the rise nationally, it figures that there are probably LOTS of folks out of work . . . not because of la...
Do you have a grip on your technology? No really . . . How do you do it all? Of course, you have a facebook page, and all of your friends and family and clients and lots and lots of people you don't know but they claim you as their "friend" . . . and there's lots of "Wall writing" and poking and ...

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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