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As a retired agent, broker/owner, and property manager my blog is a menagerie of wisdom and ramblings from my career and life in general.



JUST LISTED:Are you looking for country living close to the city?  If so, this home at 9903 George Hill Drive might be just the equity building opportunity you've been looking for.    Relax and enjoy your favorite morning and evening beverages from the covered front porch.Call Carla Black with St...
"If Plan A didn't work, there are 25 more letters in the alphabet".                                                             -UnknownThe late Jim Rohn was my favorite motivational speaker.  He had a wonderful philosophy about overcoming challenges and roadblocks.  It's called the "Ant Philosop...
This post by Nicole Doty  hits a bull-eye! Every hunter has their own method and way to go about tracking it's prey. Lions, Alligators, Hawks, and any other predator uses it's unique talents and abilities to seek out their next meal. Some lie in wait while others strike quickly. Patience and accu...
Life is a marathon, not a sprint.  Pace yourself accordingly"                                        -Amby BurfootThis post is inspired by Lise Howe's recent post entitled "15 Free or nearly Free Suggestions to Increase Your Business".  Lise shared several excellent ideas for increasing your busi...
"Do not mistake activity for progress. You can keep busy in a rocking chair, but you won't get anywhere"                                         -Earl NightingaleThe illustration at left isn't a rocking chair, but it certainly makes the point.  When people ask you how business is, do you say "bus...
"The moment you stop accepting challenge is the moment you stop"                                      -Carol WilliamsHave you ever had a day start off so weird... you just figured it was going to be "one of those days"?My day yesterday  started out weird. I have a friend who won a bunch of free r...
"Get together with an experienced mentor"                                                      -Karen JonesThere are Thousands of books out on the subject of success in real estate, and I have many of them.  I thought it would be fun to poll some of the agents here on Active Rain and get their be...
"Start every day with positive thoughts, for they are the only path to positive results"                     -Carol WilliamsIt is vital to stay positive because:Positive thoughts lead to positive actionsPositive actions lead to positive positive resultsThere is no way to get positive results if y...
Every day is REALTOR® Safety day, but every year NAR has a month to focus on the subject.  Mike Cooper wrote an excellent post.   September is Realtor Safety Month, and it's a good time to reflect on how we conduct our business. I tend to be a pretty lighthearted person. Actually, I think life is...
"If you really want to do something, you'll find a way.  If you don't, you'll find an excuse."                                        -Jim RohnOne of the challenges of real estate agents is getting over committed and over-whelmed. Do you often want to say no but don't because you're not sure how ...


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