There’s a celebration going on at Century 21 New Millennium offices around the DC area. The party’s going on because the brokerage has been recognized, for the fourth year in a row, as the top-producing Century 21 firm in the world for 2015.
It’s not your imagination: as prices heat up in major metros such as Washington, D.C., cities that hug the big metro’s perimeter are ramping up promotional efforts about their towns. Anything from fresh websites to promotional campaigns large and small is part of the mix to sell outlying, lower-cost area to potential homebuyers is fair game.
An important campaign promise made by DC Mayor Muriel E. Bowser looks to be on its way to coming true. Last Friday, Mayor Bowser announced that she’s earmarked a remarkable $82 million from the city Housing Production Trust Fund to build or preserve more than 800 affordable housing units.
The best lessons are often the hardest lessons, and you don’t want to learn them firsthand. One that we’re focusing on today has to do with sheer will. When you don’t feel like doing something — in your job or in your personal life — you have to fight through the laziness inertia.