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Thursday, June 22, 2023   /   by Nick Waldner

The Hidden Force Behind Decisions: Mirrored Reactions Revealed

Gain more confidence once you understand mirrored reactions.

In a world filled with uncertainty, gaining clarity and making informed decisions becomes paramount. I recently delved into the realm of multidisciplinary thinking during a three-day seminar in New York. We explored the concept of universal laws that provide us with a sense of certainty. I’ll examine the profound impact of mirrored reactions across different disciplines and how understanding these reactions can empower us to make better decisions and progress in life.

The universe itself has fundamental laws that govern its workings. By understanding the law of gravity, we can confidently predict that if we release an object, gravity will take over, causing it to fall. Removing uncertainty allows us to anticipate outcomes based on established universal principles.

"We can approach decision-making with greater confidence."

When we examine biology as a whole, we recognize the presence of mirrored reactio ...

  real estate

Tuesday, June 6, 2023   /   by Nick Waldner

Get More Out of Your Day: Using Focus To Make the Most of Our Time

Focus is crucial if you want to get the most out of your day.

As a real estate agent, I try to give you practical advice on the market and how you should approach buying and selling. Today, however, I want to do something a little different. I recently read “Focus” by Daniel Goleman, and it was an eye-opener. The ability to focus is one of the most important traits all of us can have in today’s society, but most of us struggle with it. That’s why I’m sharing some of the insights I learned from this book and how you can apply them to your life. 

You can listen to my full explanation in the video above or skip to each topic using the timestamps provided: 

0:00 — Introduction

0:27 — An important quote from “Focus”

1:06 — Focus will become more important in the future

2:02 — Our distractions are burning us out

3:03 — When you need a break, try to take a walk instead of using your phone
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  real estate

Wednesday, May 24, 2023   /   by Nick Waldner

To Solar or Not to Solar: What Home Sellers Need to Know

Before adding solar to your home, understand the impact on resale value.

Are you thinking of adding solar panels to your home? It's a popular trend that many homeowners are considering these days. However, before you make the investment, it's essential to understand the benefits and drawbacks of adding solar. As a real estate agent with Keller Williams, I've seen many homeowners assume that adding solar will automatically increase their home's value. However, that's not always the case.

The most apparent benefit of adding solar panels is the positive impact on the environment. It's a great way to reduce your carbon footprint and save on electricity costs. However, as a home seller, you need to consider if the investment is worth it. While it may save you money on energy bills, it doesn't always translate into a higher resale value.

In my experience, most new home buyers don't value solar panels as highly as the initial homeowner. Also, if you own the panels, you won't get th ...

  real estate, home renovation, solar panels

Friday, May 19, 2023   /   by Nick Waldner

Top Home Projects for the Best ROI

Home upgrades that will fetch you a high return on your investment.

Where should you invest your money to maximize resale value in the housing market? Let's dive straight into the top area where you should focus your spending. Although you might be thinking about kitchens or bathrooms, the most cost-effective way to make a significant impact on your entire house is through a fresh coat of paint.

However, if you're considering renovating spaces, kitchens and bathrooms are indeed crucial, particularly the owner's suite and bathroom. Nowadays, buyers prioritize large showers with multiple shower heads and rainfall features, as opposed to the big soaking tubs that were popular in the past. If your older bathroom has a single vanity or a small shower, updating it can greatly enhance a potential buyer's interest.

When it comes to the kitchen, focus on aesthetics and functionality without overspending on high-end appliances, unless your property is a luxury home where such features; ...

  real estate, home selling, high roi home projects, increase home value, boost home value, kitchen renovation, bathroom renovation

Monday, May 8, 2023   /   by Nick Waldner

Prioritizing Your Lifestyle Can Help You Buy or Sell

You should focus on your family’s needs instead of timing the market.

Buying or selling a home is a big decision. It can be challenging to decide when the right time is to make a move, especially when there are so many external factors to consider. The truth is when it comes to buying or selling your home, the timing is more about your lifestyle than it is about timing the market.

Of course, if you're thinking about investment properties, the decision-making process might be different. In this case, you'll want to look more closely at the numbers and do some careful analysis. However, when it comes to your home, it's all about your family's needs and what matters most to you.

It's incredibly challenging to time the real estate market. Interest rates and housing prices can fluctuate unexpectedly, making it tough to predict when the best time is to buy or sell. While it's essential to keep an eye on market trends, it's more important to focus on what's important to y ...

  real estate, home selling, nome buying