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By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 24
My great Uncle Boyd was a Dentist.I was an invincible and VERY rough and tumble youth. My Grand Parents and Great Uncle lived in 2 side-by-side houses on a beautiful 4 acre property on one of Nashville’s premier streets. The family had owned those properties “forever”, and my Great Aunt and Grand...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 15
Monday Morning Coffee – Let’s GO!Wednesday of this week is the first day of 2020! I’m not sure why, but I sense a universal perspective of “positivity” for this year. Of course, there will be plenty “issues and opportunities” for all of us to reckon with throughout the year, yet I don’t sense the...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 7
12/26/2019 and all’s quiet here in Pareto Realty HQ Should we be worried? Where’s the buzz? Will this holiday lull slow or break that great momentum we had heading for a STRONG finish for 2019? Nah! Chill! Relax and enjoy the peace and quiet while we’ve got it. If you feel the need (like I), to o...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 1
My Father’s fascination with Professional Basketball I’ll never forget Dad’s excitement when he witnessed Michael Jordan lead his team seemingly effortlessly and without duress or mishap through so many games . . . Dad’s excitement was REAL because this (state of flow) is SUCH a rare happening. I...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 5
Christmas Eve Eve, and here I am in the office doing what I do pretty much every “working day.” As I was rolling down the driveway this morning, so was my (ONLY) neighbor Randy in his mule. I like Randy, and we seldom cross paths close enough to talk, so when we do, we seize the moment and catch ...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 3
Making your case “Conventional wisdom: Find a large group of people. Explain why you’re better. Prove that you are the right answer. Done. How it actually works: Earn attention from precisely the right people. Gain trust. Tell a story. Create tension. Relieve the tension by gaining commitment. De...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 36
Cell phone service and internet/TV carriers are famous for rewarding NEW customers more than existing customers. These are the companies which have bought into the race to the bottom with SCALE and VOLUME focus. For these companies, every day is a new day to conceive and offer an unending array o...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 14
The statistics are unfathomable . . . So I’m not going to tackle reporting those in detail. Instead, let’s talk about things from a more holistic approach. What kind of market is this? (STRONG) Where are the HOT spots? (EVERYWHERE in Middle TN) When will things turn – cool down? (NOT in the fores...

By Larry Brewer - Benchmark Realty llc
(Benchmark Realty LLc)
Comments 2
Nashville homes for sale - Home prices in Nashville Davidson county continue to rise with the median price of homes sold in November showing an increase of 8.9% compared to the same period of 2018. The absorption rate of single family homes in Nashville is still at only 2 months and the list pric...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 11
A step – In the wrong direction“One small step for (a) man – One giant leap for Mankind” When a business focuses on improving “convenience” in the purchasing process, who benefits? Under the guise of “Convenience”, I believe many companies are missing the point. The more I think about all of the ...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 2
How many shots attempted result in a puck finding the back of the net? For the 2018-19 season, the Nashville Predators had 2678 Shots on goal. They scored 236 goals . . . 8.8% success. I’ve watched a lot of Hockey this year, and have been fascinated by the seemingly zero correlation between shots...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 15
We all get into “FUNKS” occasionally! Think back to your most recent funk and think about how that affected you. Your mind awash with doom and gloom and negative self talk. Words like “Can’t” and “foolish” and “Stupid” and “I know better than to have done this” “What have I gotten myself into?” T...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 3
When you’ve got a great reason to move! Around this time of year, all of us REALTORS go to parties and gatherings, and pretty much everyone we see asks: “How’s the Real Estate Market?” I respond: “The real estate market is GREAT! Why do you ask? Are you contemplating a move?” Often, the response ...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 1
The World Happiness Festival 2020 is published to be March 16-22, 2020 . . .BUT . . . It’s already under way and gaining momentum in Nashville, TNI'm pinching myself to be sure this isn't a dream . . . I have earned the amazing opportunity to Host the World Happiness Festival 2020 - Nashville Ago...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 4
Auto-RenewalThis week, 3 Auto-Renewal notices will save me over $500 in 2020. 2 of the 3 were services to which I knowingly subscribed . . . The 3rd was a service I didn’t even know I was paying. Apparently, I opted in to a “Free Trial” and failed to cancel within the prescribed 30 days. That got...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 2
Let’s GO!When you stumble into a fabulous new “concept” that you’re SO excited about that you cannot suppress your enthusiasm, DON’T hold yourself (and others) back. A few weeks ago at the World Open Space on Open Space, I met a cool guy from Portugal. His name is Luis Gallardo , and he is the Ha...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 1
Since 2015 . . . Seth Godin has posted this post on the Monday before Thanksgiving! Every year, I forward this to everyone I know because I believe that, whether you read any part of this message or do the whole gambit of reading it around the Thanksgiving Table, good will come.Happy Thanksgiving...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 6
My personal rule is not to buy on impulse. Often, the Universe conspires to cause me to violate this rule. There are some times when I am unsuspecting and vulnerable to these “attacks”. I fall for the “GREAT DEAL!” or “If you don’t buy this NOW, you’re gonna miss a HUGE opportunity because suppli...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 23
Inviting conversationIn your daily interactions, how many of the words you speak are inviting conversation? Monologue or Dialogue? Do you tend to talk TO – AT – or WITH most other people? Do you find yourself conversing differently with different people? For those people you talk TO or AT, why no...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 47
Well – That digital experiment was entertainingIf you’re still playing the SEO (Search Engine Optimization) game, STOP! The odds are VERY slim that you’ll be discovered as a result of the time, energy, and money you’re squandering. Consider Seth Godin’s post this morning: The Google tax Here are ...

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