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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



When you travel, odds are good that you buy a ticket to a specific destination for a reason. You probably also have an “Itinerary” which defines a time-line for your travels. At said destination, there are people to see and things to do . . . It’s all very exciting. With ticket in-hand, you arriv...
Does the word BLOVIATE bring anyone you know top of mind? bloviate PRONUNCIATION: (BLO-vee-ayt)  MEANING: verb intr.: To speak pompously. ETYMOLOGY: Pseudo-Latin alteration of blow (to boast). Earliest documented use: 1845.   From   There are other words for folks like this ...
This post might not be what you’re thinking . . . When you leave the String attached, you might: Unintentionally bind your client in an “agreement” your client has no intention of binding Disclose privileged and confidential information that could compromise your client’s negotiating position Off...
It’s a ticking Time BOMB! We’re starting the 4th week of 2014, and I am polishing up the crystal ball best I can to see what I can see about what the future holds for us in the Real Estate Market. If I were to put a “Label” on my findings thus far, it would say: “EXPLOSIVE AND EXPONENTIAL POTENTI...
Good Monday Morn to Ya! For as long as Humans have inhabited Planet Earth with any level of Mental Cognitive ability, “Stuff” has happened that’s been completely unexplainable. When things happen that defy all logic and understanding based on current knowledge and experience, we can label these h...
I am a voracious reader! In fact, it’s not uncommon for me to have 3 or 4 books going at the same time. I tend to leave them scattered about the place (House/Car/Office) and typically read a chapter from whatever book is closest as time permits. Many folks think I’m nuts and ask how I could possi...
DON'T From the perspective of a Real Estate Broker in Middle Tennessee with over 20 years of experience who has been intimately involved in a variety of raw land transactions, my advice to ANY land owner considering granting to any adjacent land owner ANY kind of easement on or through his proper...
Good Rainy Monday Morning! When I look at what Wiki has to say about “selfishness,” I see an entire spectrum of meaning from: “as standing at the roots of the Seven deadly sins in the form of pride.” to “Adam Smith with the concept of the invisible hand saw the economic system as usefully channel...
A Celebration of INTEGRITY! 3 Recent and TRUE stories of people doing the right thing: A contractor was backing out of the driveway of the house he was painting and hit the neighbor’s mailbox with his SUV. The impact shattered the rear window and damaged the rear door of his SUV . . . and dented ...
“LIVE like you are Dying!” “Live like there’s no tomorrow!” “Get busy on that bucket list.” “Life’s too short . . . ” How many catchy phrases inviting us to live our lives to the fullest can you remember? Why is THIS so difficult for all of us? I guess if we all lived in a vacuum in which everyth...

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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