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By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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I host MANY events large and small. Some might consider me to be a “serial inviter”. An idea pops into my head, or I notice an emerging issue or opportunity, or I see potential in gathering together a specific group of people, or I get the feeling that: If these people who don’t yet know each oth...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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Engaging with real people is the ticket to homing more families For years, I have been coaching the “Vital Few” agents of Pareto Realty to build a niche business with 80% of “marketing” by leveraging relationships. Every day is about connecting with real people OFFLINE!These are your “SOI – Spher...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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You might want what you need . . . or need what you want. Sometimes, what you need isn’t what you want. Similarly, what you want isn’t what you need. How do we reconcile this? Today, I was cleaning up my Google Drive, and I stumbled across this quote that I needed to hear today. Interestingly, I ...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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Happy Birthday America! July 4 – Independence Day is on a Thursday this year. Many families will be on vacation for the whole week. This is the first “in season” week for most of the vacation destinations North of the Mason-Dixon line. All schools and Universities are on Summer Break. Here in Ten...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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If you’ve ever been to a Disney Theme Park, . . .you might know that that every employee is a “Cast Member” with a very specific role. Everything is choreographed to the nth degree. This is just one of the many characteristics that helps create the “magic” that all guests experience. (If you’re i...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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Early this week, I got a text from my daughter asking if I was free for lunch. I seldom (if ever) decline an invitation to dine with Allison because – well – She’s my daughter and I love hanging out with her, so I moved a meeting and we met at Panera (her favorite place) at 12:45. We both pulled ...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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“Perfectionism is a form of self abuse.” The above is a quote from the NINJA Selling weekly email. As often happens . . . synchronicity . . . This message is timely and relevant. The theme for this week seems to be all about ways people in the their own way of seeking success. The NINJA message w...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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Now that you’ve taken care of everyone else . . . What have you done for yourself recently? Last week, I treated myself to a week on Cape Cod with my Family. I arrived Friday Evening, and this is the first photo I snapped from our waterfront deck. I intentionally insulated this experience by comp...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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A fool and his money are soon parted! “The simple but hard to follow rule is this: Only borrow money to buy things that go up in value.” Seth Godin NAILS it with this post – The tyranny of small debts, compounded We seem to be in a world in which “making money” trumps morals and values. The desir...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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When you’re a believer, quitting or selling out is not an option. Vision is clear, Purpose is resolute, and mission accomplishment is a foregone conclusion. This is not for the faint of heart. Entrepreneurs (REALTORS) know this all too well. I’m not sure that we “became” Entrepreneurs . . . We we...

By Larry Brewer - Benchmark Realty llc
(Benchmark Realty LLc)
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Nashville homes for sale - Home sales are still fairly brisk compared to the same period last year, and prices are still rising. 3461 homes closed during the month of May compared to 3135 for the same month last year and increase of 10.4% 8254 homes are currently listed for sale and not under con...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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Like a box of chocolates June 12, 2019 was the 1st #TNBroker19 Broker Summit offered by TNREALTORS, the Tennessee Association of REALTORS. This was a full day of great information, and the production was top notch. We heard from the TN Secretary of State Tre Hargett who got things rolling on a go...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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We are not addicted to Amazon.com! We are addicted to the convenience Amazon.com provides. My daughter’s laptop was stolen from her car on her way to Nashville for a visit. BUMMER, eh? She will only be here for a few days, so I wanted to get a new one for her before her departure. I remembered th...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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Seth Godin’s timeliness is uncanny! Here’s a link to today’s blog post The Learning/Doing Gap This morning, I am heading to a full day class – NAR TECH EDGE Will it be worth the time invested? What will I learn? Will what I learn be relevant and how might it enhance my doing? Seth suggests this: ...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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Keep on riding that wave! Some days are better than others. Some weeks are better than others. Some months are better than others. Some years ROCK while some others not so much! Whether in the good or the bad, what’s remarkable about you is your resilience. I see you rolling with the punches and ...
There are: 88,538 Email messages in my primary gmail account 122 email messages in my primary gmail account (All Opened) 17,186 Email Messages in my primary gmail “Sent” folder 6424 unopened email messages in my primary gmail “Social” folder 52,652 unopened email messages in my primary gmail “Pro...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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There are many very knowledgeable professionals in on-line groups (facebook). If you have a question – ANY question – about ANYTHING and EVERYTHING, there’s a self-proclaimed expert just a few taps and clicks away. We all know that, if it’s on the internet, it MUST be true, so . . . We turn to th...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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In this digital world we’re in, things often don’t go as smoothly as we want. The “Red Flag” that danger lurks is often in the form of of a declaration on the box (or website advertisement) . . . “EASY INSTALLATION!” . . . “Some assembly required”. We expect an experience commensurate with these ...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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The cost of Drama within any relationship and organization is immeasurable. Everyone deals with it differently. Most avoid it and scurry off to “safer places”. Some try to kill it with harsh confrontation resulting in acceleration of exacerbation. Sometimes, it’s for good and valid reason . . . A...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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I cannot BELIEVE I am writing this post. My livelihood depends on Home Buyers and Sellers hiring me or one of the Vital Few Real Estate sales professionals of Pareto Realty. Every minute of every day, we work tirelessly to be the best REALTORS we can be. We pride ourselves on our knowledge and de...

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