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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



I wish you a safe and memorable Memorial Day and hope you'll take some time to honor our fallen soldiers. "Where" Matters . . . REALLY! Posted on May 30, 2011 by Barry Owen In the mid 1980s, my Father Harrison Owen stumbled upon (discovered) a cool Organizational Transformation "methodology" (new...
Posted on May 27, 2011 by Barry Owen What are you worth? Seriously! What's your value to other people? Why do people choose YOU you hang out with, do business with, Friend you, love you . . . Why you instead of everyone else? It's a free market out there for relationships. Everyone has lots of op...
Posted on May 25, 2011 by Barry Owen We're in the midst of the cicada season here in Nashville, and I cannot help but think about cicadas (because they are EVERYWHERE and I think too much). Literally, EVERYWHERE you can imagine . . . there they are . . . in the nooks and crannies, breezeways, car...
Posted on May 24, 2011 by Barry Owen Wouldn't it be GREAT to "corner" your very own market? You'd be the GOTO Person for anyone and everyone wanting to buy or sell a house in that market. Other REALTORS, business owners, and media would call you for your specialized expertise. You'd be FAMOUS! Th...
Posted on May 23, 2011 by Barry Owen Good morning! The coffee is hot and we're ready for the sun to rise so we can find out if that rumbling 4AM Thunderstorm felled any trees in the yard. Between Cicadas and turbulent weather, Mother Nature sure is entertaining us this Spring. In the early 1900′s...
Posted on May 20, 2011 by Barry Owen Doesn't matter: How big and strong you are . . . How "bulletproof" you believe yourself to be . . . How marvelous, good-looking and charismatic you think you are . . . How skilful and adept you are at your trade . . . How clean your reputation is and how influ...
Posted on May 19, 2011 by Barry Owen At the risk of over-simplifying, every consumer experience (Including professional/Client relationships) has two components . . . The Product and the Process. In my view, it's the job of the professional to handle the process in such a smooth and anticipatory ...
Posted on May 17, 2011 by Barry Owen OH so many sales programs out there . . . always have been. Everyone has an opinion. Often, a mega-performer will "manualize" her way of doing business, package it in a nice little bundle of books, webinars, conferences, and coaching and sell it to the masses ...
Posted on May 16, 2011 by Barry Owen Good morning! The week is looking like it's going to be a fun week. The real estate market here in Nashville isn't exactly Rock'n & Roll'n, but it IS moving, and I can sense the momentum building. There's even a hint of excitement in the air as we watch the in...
Posted on May 13, 2011 by Barry Owen I had an "AHA!" moment a few days ago. As I near my 18th year as a Real Estate Sales Professional in the Greater Nashville, TN market, I've gotten somewhat lazy when it comes to advocating the benefits of hiring a Real Estate Specialist to buy or sell a house....

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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