Postcards From Success - San Diego, CA

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Real Estate Agent - Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - CA BRE# 01261476
In his blog posts, Thomas invites you into his business, his personal life and his beloved city of San Diego, CA. He authentically shares about his life in San Diego as a husband, father, REALTOR® and real estate business owner. He enjoys living and working in both the Mission Bay Park area and the UTC/La Jolla area, the popular University Towne Centre community that hosts UCSD and one of San Diego's most robust Real Estate Market Areas. Enjoy the posts, share your feedback and please comment on his pearls of wisdom and nuggets of gold.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
This week I came by the photo I'm using for my second entry by accident, I was looking for a photo for my marketing and serendipitously came across this one: This reminds me of two things:  The property was for sale, but our freedom is not. In fact, our military pays many prices including the ult...
06/09/2022
This feels like my "Jerry Maguire Mission Statement" risk ha ha. I share this information because I actually do care about people. I care a lot about our industry and if there's a selfish motivation here, it's this:  We owe it to ourselves, our families and our clients, to give the the best of us...
06/05/2022
How To Be A REALTOR® and Still Have A Life. Part 1 Is Real Estate 24/7? NO! People without boundaries are 24/7. Can you take a full day off in Real Estate? YES! Consider it to avoid burnout. REALTORS® Take Vacations??? YES! Go enjoy your hard work by stepping away from it. Your Boundaries are onl...
06/05/2022
How To Be A REALTOR® and Still Have A Life. Part 2 This is an opinion based on 34 years of entrepreneurship, being my own boss and 23 of those years honing my craft in the real estate industry. It's one way to do things and as I always quote, be a student, not a follower - "eat the meat and toss ...
06/05/2022
 It doesn't matter how long you live, it matters how you live ~ Jim Rohn  Jim used to mention his mentor, Mr. Schoeff. He would offer antidotes to Jim like this one: "Poor thinking habits keep most people poor. You mind is a factory pouring into your thoughts, your attitude, your decisions. What ...
06/02/2022
"Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a gift and not giving it."~Anonymous  Your action for today is to share with someone your feelings of gratitudefor something they did for you,e.g. like the gift of being in your life. Design An Extraordinary Day!👉 Get After It / Take Actio...
06/01/2022
Your lender checks your credit at pre-approval and again before you close escrow, so please do not torpedo the efforts of your Lender & REALTOR®!!! When you're about to finance buying a house or even refinancing, there's a lot of "Don'ts" to be aware of. I've learned some of these the hard way an...
05/26/2022
"To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must apply action to their education-to risk failure and learn how to bounce back."                                      ~ TJ Nelson, Entrepreneur & REALTOR® My coach Brian Buffini once asked me:"Would you want me and a camera crew...
05/25/2022
 1. What was your first job and what did you learn from it?The first paid job I ever had was working with my Grandfather on all his rental properties. My step-Dad had died in September 1979 and I was in 6th grade. My Pa Pa decided I needed to stay busy, to keep learning and growing. So, I learned...
05/24/2022
"Progress always involves risks. You can't steal second base and keep your foot on first."Author, Frederick B. Wilcox Your action for today is to identify an area where you would like to see some progress and see what risks you're willing to take to have it happen. Design An Extraordinary Day!👉 G...
05/21/2022