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Make your real estate resolutions stick

Break bad habits by weighing costs, benefits
Published on Jan 27, 2011

How many New Year's resolutions did you make? More important, how many have you already broken? If you're like most people, you may intend to do things differently, but somehow, you get off track. What is it that stops most of us? It's the force of habit. Habits can support you to have a higher-quality life, to take positive action more easily, and to keep your New Year's resolutions. Conversely, habits can trap you in old behaviors that block you from achieving our goals. In most cases, when you break a New Year's resolution, it's the force of habit that is responsible.  Regardless of whether it supports you, each of your habits takes time and energy to maintain. When a habit no longer provides a benefit, this habit not only takes up space in your life, it also drains you of valuable time, energy and other resources. For example, you may have the habit of holding an open house each Sunday and relying exclusively on a newspaper ad and your signs to attract potential clie...

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