Monthly Archives: December 2010

Yeah, It’s Kind of Like That

Open highway as far as you can see Freshly cut grass Warm donuts at Krispy Kreme Clean sheets on the bed A new jar of peanut butter Your dog bounding to the door when you get home after work Waking up ready for your day before the alarm ever rings Being the first one in…

Finish What You Started

“Like sand through the hourglass…” Well, that went by pretty quickly, huh? Can you believe the year is over? As we sit here on the precipice of a new year, there’s a lot to be excited about. I’m sure you have things that will be happening in your business life as well as your personal…

Gimme Five

Getting presents on your birthday or on Christmas Day is always fun and exciting but getting presents unexpectedly is sometimes even better. Today my 9-year-old son, Ryan, gave me a hand made gift that he forgot to give to me a few days ago. I think this is the best one I got this year….

Same Ship, Different Day?

Monday Morning Match is a short post – maybe a quote, inspirational story or idea – intended to spark some motivation inside each of you so your week gets off to a fantastic start on Monday morning.The big Christmas holiday is now behind us. It seems that the day builds up for weeks (months if…

A Christmas Story – Realtor’s Toolbox Style

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, so that means that the new year will be here soon. There’s not much that can be done to change your results for 2010, although a few of you may still be praying for some pending deals to stay together and make it to the closing table,…

It’s Better to Give than Receive

Monday Morning Match is a short post – maybe a quote, inspirational story or idea – intended to spark some motivation inside each of you so your week gets off to a fantastic start on Monday morning. As we begin our final descent into the Christmas holiday weekend, some of us have some last minute…

A Neighborhood Change – Why "New and Improved" May Help You Sell More Properties in 2011

Remember What Your Mother Use to Tell You “Don’t judge a book by it’s cover” was as standard cliche we all probably heard a few times as children. The same concept can be said about people too. In the real estate industry you never can tell who the good clients are just by looking at…

Better Mind Your Business

You’re not in the housing business. Home builders and sub contractors are in the housing business. Carpenters and drywallers and some types of electricians, plumbers and HVAC technicians are in the housing business. Painters and landscapers are in the housing business. If you are a Realtor, that means you help people buy and sell real…

If You Really Want It

Monday Morning Match is a short post – maybe a quote, inspirational story or idea – intended to spark some motivation inside each of you so your week gets off to a fantastic start on Monday morning. What’s the Forecast? Do you watch the local news to hear the weather forecast? Has your local meteorologist…

Deck the Halls…and Clean Off the Shelves

Maybe you’re the kind of person who looks forward to this time of year because you love to pull all the holiday decorations out and start making your home (or office) look festive. – I prefer to sit back and admire the excitement and skill my wife and daughter have when it comes to holiday…