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It would seem that no matter how much effort, money, and time I put into the e-world, there is always more to do, more to learn, and smarter competition. It feels like a treadmill which I cannot dismount and cannot reach the speed or inclinde buttons. Maybe I need better web help. I have spent l...
Here are a few of the sites and scenes around Knoxville, TN. I sell real estate in this wonderful city!! Come visit us sometime. Richard Barbee, Broker, Realty Executives Associates 865-388-1621
I am a political junkie. The back of my business cards have quotes from John Adams, Milton Friedman, Thomas Jefferson and more. I value the role of free enterprise and private ownership of land and property. Here are some quotes: "A politician is a statesman who approaches every question with a...
"That woman speaks eight languages and can't say no in any of them" - Dorothy Parker "Those who know nothing of foreign languages know nothing of their own" - Johann Von Goethe "In certain trying circumstances, urgent circumstances, desperate circumstances, profanity furnishes a relief denied eve...
"The success combination in business is: 1. Do what you do better AND 2. Do more of what you do" - David Joseph Schwartz "No nation was ever ruined by trade" - Benjamin Franklin "Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision" - Peter Drucker "Failure is si...
I had the privilege of listing a 10,000 sq ft, 3-story building today. It was built in 1870 by the FreeMasons. What a fantastic piece of work! The current owners had purchase the building a few years and restored a large portion of the building. Four thousand square feet were used as an art ga...
I have been very blessed to meet a lot of great people during my work in real estate. Clients, customers, fellow agent, finance professionals, builders, and more. Real estate got me out of my introverted shell and revealed a world of fun and productivity to me. I am thankful for being a Realtor...
I live in one of the most beautiful areas of the U.S. I believe that. Enjoy this YouTube videa of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. We lead the country in 2nd home and vacation home purchases. As a native of East Tennessee, I am very proud of all that this land has to offer. Check out t...
This is one of the main motto's of Business Networking International (BNI). I have been a member of a local chapter now for 3 years. We just had another Visitor's Day today with over 40 local businesses showing up. Yes, I pay for advertising to the masses. I write hand-written notes to follow ...