Happy New Year

Goal setting

The New Year is a great time to re-evaluate your priorities, dreams & goals. Setting short & long-term goals is a wonderful process to decide what you want to achieve, to explore what is important, a distraction, or irrelevant. Goals, when achieved, build confidence, and they are a great motivation tool. Most goal setting books talk about the benefits of Read more about Goal setting[…]

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Trump and the housing market

Wondering about the housing market during a Trump presidency?  This First Tuesday article, written by Carrie B. Reyes, provides qualitative insight. As the dust continues to settle following last week’s national election, pundits now have need to reconsider their visions of the future. First and foremost on the minds of real estate professionals is the question: what does this Read more about Trump and the housing market[…]

Seeds of Love

Seeds of Love

Don’t buy a drunk a drink. That Irish quote always comes to mind when violence is plastered on the news.  To me the quote pleads for us to live with peace and not add to the world’s problems. So, after the police shootings in St. Paul, Baton Rouge, and Dallas the quote lit a fire in my Read more about Seeds of Love[…]

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4 Green Real Estate Trends

If you love real estate and appreciate sustainability, then read on and enjoy this recap of the top four green real estate trends. It pays to have a healthy business, just as it is encouraging to see homeowners seek a more healthy living environment. Since that’s my passion, I had to share this with you. Here you go. Sustainable Read more about 4 Green Real Estate Trends[…]

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Drought Resistant Landscape

Yesterday during lunch I had a nice, impromptu conversation with my office’s property management company, McKenna & Co.  While touring the facilities we talked about the drought, wild fires, and sustainable landscape.  Come to find out they are replacing turf grass with drought resistant landscape.  It looks amazing, and it drastically reduces water usage. I learned one good tip Read more about Drought Resistant Landscape[…]

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Review: C2 Base Tights

When I first started training for triathlons I was highly impressionable about fashion for I had a false sense that athletes who looked good were the best. So I spent tons of money on great looking clothes, and quickly discovered that they did nothing for my game.  In fact, many were uncomfortable with fabric that didn’t wick. Read more about Review: C2 Base Tights[…]

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What’s Up With Swim Caps?

Question of the day. How can race organizers and athletes know the quality of the gear they purchase? Here’s what got me thinking. Before today I put minimal thought into swim caps and race-day swim caps.  I buy them as needed.  And thankfully, costing $2 – $12, they are not the most expensive piece in Read more about What’s Up With Swim Caps?[…]

Community Engagement

Community Engagement

Any CSR advocate will acknowledge the fine line between a sales, marketing, or PR event and a community engagement event.  Yes,  at times, they overlap.  Yet they can also be completely opposite, pending the event’s goals and how it was promoted. So, who cares?  What’s the point? Well, companies with a corporate responsibility policy care.  Read more about Community Engagement[…]

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Free Paper Shred Event

If you live in southern California, near Long Beach, Seal Beach, Los Alamitos, Cypress, AND you need to shred paper … join us Saturday (6/6) for a FREE paper shred event. Shred up to five boxes of paper.  That about a $100 value. You’ll save money.  You’ll keep paper out of the landfill.  AND you’ll Read more about Free Paper Shred Event[…]

Annemarie du LeBohn says It pays to be good

It Pays To Be Good

Good news!  Yesterday I discovered FitSmallBusiness added my community engagement idea to a list of real estate marketing ideas.  What makes me most happy is that the insight might encourage other real estate pros to do the same. It pays to be good.  Here it is;  #29 of 45. Invest in your community to generate top of the Read more about It Pays To Be Good[…]