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By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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Monday Morning Coffee – Tuesday Edition Is it enough to know where that hatch is? Do you know how to open it? NYC BusMost sales people choose not to talk about how the customer goes about cancelling their new “relationship” in the event it’s not the brilliant, game changing experienced for which ...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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Give and Receive to Give and Receive More Whatcha gonna do for yourself as a reward for a great start for 2020?I’m sensing good momentum and want you to know that we are noticing your grit and determination to make this the BEST year EVER. Note that “BEST” is relative to your own, personal goals ...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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Offer me a widget for $20, and I’ll probably decline. (no for now) It’s not that I don’t like that spiffy widget . . . The truth is that I LOVE the widget, but I need to take some time to think about all the other ways I could spend that $20. I wasn’t even in the market for a widget in the first ...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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“Less is more” is so Cliche’! As I become more aware of my inevitable potential for mortality, the less I care about having more STUFF. I have recently (this week) returned to a long-time habit of mine which “fizzled” some years ago. This habit is one that served me well for SO many years because...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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Wait! Are YOU. THAT. powerful? We all LOVE miracles! Miracles save lives, business ventures, sports team WINS, and more. Wouldn’t it be marvelous if we could buy a package of miracles? Just think how wealthy we would be if we could figure out how to “bottle” the special sauce that adds just the r...

By Larry Brewer - Benchmark Realty llc
(Benchmark Realty LLc)
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Nashville home appreciation - what to expect.I get this question a lot, usually from first time home buyers who are concerned about possibly losing money on their first home purchase. If I only had a crystal ball I could tell you exactly what your house would be worth in 5 or 10 years, but all I ...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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Those folks who are indefatigably attached to specific, preconceived outcomes (almost) ALWAYS find themselves surprised when “It’s over”. Here we are! We arrived at the “end” and we’re witnessing the dissipation of the fog of engagement . . . As the dust settles, we begin to see the “fruits of ou...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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 ...

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